1. Immunosuppressive Drugs and Kidney Post-transplant Diabetes Mellitus

Ismael Bilal Ismael; Sarhang Hasan Azeez

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 50-56

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.09

Abstract
  Background: As the rate of renal transplantation increases, more immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporine A (CsA) are consumed, particularly during the early months following transplantation, leading to post-transplant diabetes mellitus (PTDM) which can cause death. Objective: The present study examined ...  Read More

2. Prevalence and Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease in Family Relatives of a Cameroonian Population of Hemodialysis Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study

Mazou Temgoua; Gloria Ashuntantang; Marie José Essi; Joël Nouktadie Tochie; Moussa Oumarou; Acho Fon Abongwa; Aimé Mbonda; Samuel Kingue

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 12-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.15171/hpr.2019.02

Abstract
  Background: In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), the trend in the number of patients admitted for maintenance hemodialysis is on the rise. The identification of risk factors for chronic kidney disease (CKD) ensures adequate primary and secondary preventive measures geared at reducing the burden of CKD in low-resource ...  Read More