Outcomes, Risk Factors, and Incidence of Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

Amirhossein Tayebi; Mehdi Rezaei; Mahmood Bakhtiyari; Mana Mohamadi Afrakoti

Volume 25, Issue 2 , 2023

  Background: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV2) is the virus causing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Apart from respiratory disease, this virus can affect different organs. Objectives: Therefore, multiple mechanisms have been hypothesized for Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Preventive Effect of Selenium on Acute Kidney Injury Following On-pump Cardiac Surgery

Abbasali Zeraati; Shahram Amini; Mohammad Samadi; Hasan Mortazi; Tina Zeraati; katayoun samadi

Volume 23, Issue 9 , 2021

  Introduction: Patients undergoing on-pump cardiac surgery are at risk of postoperative acute kidney injury (AKI). This is mainly due to some ischemic events and also pre-and postoperative stress responses which can result in postoperative organ dysfunction. Selenium (Se) as an antioxidant may help reduce ...  Read More

Severe Pericardial Effusion Heralding Scleroderma Renal Crisis: A Case Report and the Literature Review

Morteza Daraie; Mohammad Reza Khatami; Fatemeh Nili; Mohammad Hossein Shojamoradi

Volume 21, Issue 5 , 2019, Pages 1-5

  Introduction: Both scleroderma renal crisis and severe pericardial effusion are rare and life-threatening complications of systemic sclerosis. This article describes a case of scleroderma renal crisis heralded by severe pericardial effusion.Case Presentation: The patient was a 39-year-old woman with ...  Read More

Benefit of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Vancomycin in a Respiratory ICU Patient with Acute Kidney Injury: A Case Report

Lingti Kong; Yulin Zhu; Yong Zhang; Haitao Liu

Volume 21, Issue 4 , 2019, Pages 1-3

  Introduction: Vancomycin damage to the kidney is one of the severe adverse reactions. The primary objective of this study was to discuss how the clinical pharmacists should deal with the results of therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) for Vancomycin.Case Presentation: A case of severe acute kidney injury ...  Read More

Effects of the Portulaca oleracea Extract on Gentamicin-Induced Nephrotoxicity in Male Rats

Mohammad Sadidi; Mahmood Bakhtiyari; Amirhesam Alirezaei

Volume 21, Issue 2 , 2019, Pages 1-7

  Background: Some data suggest the protective effect of Portulaca oleracea against renal failure and its association with the preser-vation of the renal antioxidant status and the regulation of apoptosis.Objectives: The current study aimed to examine the renoprotective effects of treatment with Portulaca ...  Read More