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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Nephrology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Nephrology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Case 12-2017 ? A 34-Year-Old Man with Nephropathy
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Daniel H. Katz (Medicine): A 34-year-old man with hearing impairment was admitted to this hospital because of worsening renal function. The patient had been well until approximately 11 weeks before this admission, when subjective fevers with sweats, fatigue, decreased…

Case 11-2017 ? A 61-Year-Old Woman with Leg Swelling, Back Pain, and Hydronephrosis
01/01/70 - Presentation of Case. Dr. Areej El-Jawahri (Hematology?Oncology): A 61-year-old woman was seen in the emergency department of this hospital because of leg swelling and back pain. The patient had been in her usual health until approximately 3 months before this presentation, when mild swelling of…

Primary Hyperoxaluria
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A Bare-Bones Approach
01/01/70 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information, sharing his or her reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 60-year-old woman with type 1…

ST2 and Endothelial Injury as a Link between GVHD and Microangiopathy
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Vander Lugt et al. (Aug. 8, 2013, issue) report an association between elevated levels of ST2 protein, a marker of endothelial injury, at the time of diagnosis of graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and resistance to glucocorticoid therapy among the recipients of hematopoietic stem-cell…

Genetic Drivers of Kidney Defects in the DiGeorge Syndrome
01/01/70 - Deletions on chromosome 22q11.2 are the most common cause of the DiGeorge syndrome (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man [OMIM] number, 188400) and the velocardiofacial syndrome (OMIM number, 192430) and constitute the most common microdeletion disorder in humans, with an estimated prevalence of 1…

AA Amyloidosis and IgG4-Related Disease
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Here, we describe a patient with renal amyloid A (AA) amyloidosis that was apparently associated with IgG4-related disease. A 53-year-old man with long-standing malaise and fatigue had a slow-growing mesenteric mass (5 cm in diameter) that had been present 16 years earlier on the…

Systemic Therapy for Metastatic Renal-Cell Carcinoma
01/01/70 - Until recently, there was a dearth of effective systemic therapies for kidney cancer. The incidence of the disease steadily increased from 1975 through 2008 and leveled off after 2008. Currently, it is among the 10 most frequently diagnosed cancers in men and women in the United States, with more…

Allocating Organs to Cognitively Impaired Patients
01/01/70 - Should patients? cognitive function be weighed in the allocation of scarce organs? This question has been raised by several highly publicized cases that, on October 12, 2016, culminated in 30 members of the U.S. Congress petitioning the Department of Health and Human Services to "issue guidance on…

TARGT Gene Therapy Platform for Correction of Anemia in End-Stage Renal Disease
01/01/70 - To the Editor: Anemia in patients with end-stage renal disease who are undergoing hemodialysis is caused, in part, by a reduction in or absence of secretion of endogenous erythropoietin. Recombinant human erythropoietin given intravenously has been associated with an increased risk of…

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