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Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology mostly claims young male farmers: Uva study

Chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology mostly claims young male farmers: Uva study

Finds cause of death to be end-stage renal disease Recommends urgent interventions to prevent disease progression BY Ruwan Laknath Jayakody The main cause of death in chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) patients in a study that assessed a sample population from the Badulla District in the Uva Province, among whom the majority were …

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Could Consumption of Trace Element–Contaminated Rice Be a Risk Factor for Acute Interstitial Nephritis with Uncertain Etiology in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka

Could Consumption of Trace Element–Contaminated Rice Be a Risk Factor for Acute Interstitial Nephritis with Uncertain Etiology in the Dry Zone of Sri Lanka?

Shakila Premarathne 1, Rohana Chandrajith 2, Nishantha Nanayakkara 3, C D Gamage 4, Neelakanthi Ratnatunga 5, Sulochana Wijetunge 5, Zeid Badurdeen 6, Shashika Guruge 7, N Elladeniya 6, K P S Madushan 6, K O C U Samarasiri 6, Pasan Hewavitharane 1, Dulanjali Herath 1, Sachintha Senarathne 8 Affiliations Centre for Research, National Hospital, Kandy, …

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Pilot Study of Renal Urinary Biomarkers for Diagnosis of CKD of Uncertain Etiology

Buddhi N.T.W. Fernando1,7 , Asfa Alli-Shaik2,7 , Rusiru K.D. Hemage1 , Zeid Badurdeen1 , Thilini W. Hettiarachchi1 , Hemalika T.K. Abeysundara3 , Thilak D.J. Abeysekara1 , Abdul Wazil4 , Saman Rathnayake5 , Jayantha Gunaratne2,6 and Nishantha Nanayakkara4   1 Centre for Education, Research and Training on Kidney Diseases (CERTKiD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, …

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World Congress of Nephrology 2022

The World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) is organized by the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and hosted by the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) and the Malaysian Society of Nephrology (MSN) from February 24-27, 2022, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. WCN’22 will take place in the safest possible environment. In-person activities may be added to complement the virtual format and will be announced if considered …

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Prospective Biopsy-Based Study of CKD of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka

Shuchi Anand,1 Maria E. Montez-Rath,1 Dinuka Adasooriya,2,3 Neelakanthi Ratnatunga,4 Neeraja Kambham,5 Abdool Wazil,2 Sulcohana Wijetunge,4 Zeid Badurdeen,3 Charaka Ratnayake,2 Nishamani Karunasena,2 Stephen L. Schensul,6 Penny Valhos,7 Lalarukh Haider,8 Vivek Bhalla,1 Adeera Levin,9 Paul H. Wise,10 Glenn M. Chertow,1 Michele Barry,11 Andrew Z. Fire,5 and Nishantha Nanayakkara2,3   1 Division of Nephrology and Departments of 5 …

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Screening for chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology in Sri Lanka: usability of surrogate biomarkers over dipstick proteinuria

Samantha Ratnayake1,2*, Zeid Badurdeen1 , Nishantha Nanayakkara3 , Tilak Abeysekara1 , Neelakanthi Ratnatunga4 and Ranjith Kumarasiri5   Abstract Background: The use of dipstick proteinuria to screen Chronic Kidney Disease of uncertain aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka is a recently debated matter of dispute. The aim of this study was to assess the suitability of biomarkers: …

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Epidemiology, molecular, and genetic methodologies to evaluate causes of CKDu around the world: report of the Working Group from the ISN International Consortium of Collaborators on CKDu

Shuchi Anand1 , Ben Caplin2 , Marvin Gonzalez-Quiroz2,3 , Stephen L. Schensul4 , Vivek Bhalla1 , Xavier Parada5 , Nishantha Nanayakkara6 , Andrew Fire1 , Adeera Levin7 and David J. Friedman8 , on behalf of International Society of Nephrology’s International Consortium of Collaborators on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology (i3C)9   1 School of Medicine, …

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Prevalence, risk factors and predicted risk of cardiac events in chronic kidney disease of uncertain aetiology in Sri Lanka: A tubular interstitial nephropathy

Thilini W. Hettiarachchi1 *, Buddhi N. T. W. Fernando2 , Thilini Sudeshika3 , Zeid Badurdeen1 , Shuchi Anand4 , Ajith Kularatne5 , Sulochana Wijetunge6 , Hemalika T. K. Abeysundara7 , Nishantha Nanayakkara8 1 Centre for Education, Research and Training on Kidney Diseases (CERTKiD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Galaha, Sri Lanka. 2 Department of …

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