Roberto Pecoits-Filho

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Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The malnutrition, inflammation, and atherosclerosis (MIA) syndrome -- the heart of the matter
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:28-31. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Traditional and non-traditional risk factors as contributors to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease
    Qiang Yao
    Renal Division, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:405-16. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of left atrial volume for the differentiation of normal from pseudonormal diastolic function pattern in patients on hemodialysis
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:359-65. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Association between left atrium enlargement and intradialytic hypotension: role of diastolic dysfunction in the hemodynamic complications during hemodialysis
    Silvio H Barberato
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR Brazil
    Echocardiography 26:767-71. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint [Echocardiographic alterations in patients with chronic kidney failure undergoing hemodialysis]
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:140-6. 2010
  6. pmc Inflammation and the peritoneal membrane: causes and impact on structure and function during peritoneal dialysis
    Gilberto Baroni
    School of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, State University of Ponta Grossa, 80215 901 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Mediators Inflamm 2012:912595. 2012
  7. pmc Vascular damage in kidney disease: beyond hypertension
    Andréa E M Stinghen
    Basic Pathology Department, Laboratory of Experimental Nephrology, Universidade Federal do Parana, 80531 980 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Int J Hypertens 2011:232683. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Overview of peritoneal dialysis in Latin America
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Imaculada Conceicão 1155, Curitiba, PR 80215 901, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 27:316-21. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein intake and kidney disease in Western diet
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Contrib Nephrol 155:102-12. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The peritoneal cavity: a room with a view to the endothelium
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 25:432-4. 2005

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  1. ncbi request reprint The malnutrition, inflammation, and atherosclerosis (MIA) syndrome -- the heart of the matter
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institute, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:28-31. 2002
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Traditional and non-traditional risk factors as contributors to atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in end-stage renal disease
    Qiang Yao
    Renal Division, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:405-16. 2004
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of left atrial volume for the differentiation of normal from pseudonormal diastolic function pattern in patients on hemodialysis
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:359-65. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that LA volume index (LAVi) may be useful to differentiate normal from pseudonormal left ventricular filling pattern in this scenario...
  4. doi request reprint Association between left atrium enlargement and intradialytic hypotension: role of diastolic dysfunction in the hemodynamic complications during hemodialysis
    Silvio H Barberato
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR Brazil
    Echocardiography 26:767-71. 2009
    ..The finding of left atrium enlargement in patients undergoing hemodialysis may be useful in the clinical prediction of IH...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Echocardiographic alterations in patients with chronic kidney failure undergoing hemodialysis]
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:140-6. 2010
    ..This review attempts to summarize recent evidence pointing to the usefulness of the method in the detection of clinical and subclinical cardiac dysfunction, stratification of cardiovascular risk and assessment of intervention strategies...
  6. pmc Inflammation and the peritoneal membrane: causes and impact on structure and function during peritoneal dialysis
    Gilberto Baroni
    School of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, State University of Ponta Grossa, 80215 901 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Mediators Inflamm 2012:912595. 2012
    ..An understanding of the mechanisms involved in peritoneal inflammation is fundamental to improve patient survival and provide a better quality of life...
  7. pmc Vascular damage in kidney disease: beyond hypertension
    Andréa E M Stinghen
    Basic Pathology Department, Laboratory of Experimental Nephrology, Universidade Federal do Parana, 80531 980 Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Int J Hypertens 2011:232683. 2011
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Overview of peritoneal dialysis in Latin America
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Imaculada Conceicão 1155, Curitiba, PR 80215 901, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 27:316-21. 2007
    ..In this review article, we present an overview of the situation of PD in several countries of Latin America, based on the registry of the SLANH, national registries, and personal communication with PD experts from different countries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dietary protein intake and kidney disease in Western diet
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Contrib Nephrol 155:102-12. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The peritoneal cavity: a room with a view to the endothelium
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 25:432-4. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Chronic kidney disease and inflammation in pediatric patients: from bench to playground
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Division of Renal Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital at Huddinge, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Nephrol 20:714-20. 2005
    ..In this review, we discuss the mechanisms involved in the inflammatory activation and the main causes and consequences of the inflammatory state observed in the CKD patient, with special emphasis on the pediatric population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Applying translational research in understanding complications and defining targets for intervention: inflammation in PD as a model
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 29:135-41. 2009
    ..The research question was, could the continuous activation of inflammatory pathways be central in this process and represent a relevant target for interventions?..
  13. doi request reprint Echocardiography in chronic kidney disease: diagnostic and prognostic implications
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Nephron Clin Pract 114:c242-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to examine the profile of myocardiopathy in CKD, and to identify how the echocardiogram can be useful in diagnostic and prognostic clinical approaches...
  14. ncbi request reprint Policies and health care financing issues for dialysis in Latin America: extracts from the roundtable discussion on the economics of dialysis and chronic kidney disease
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Participants in the Roundtable Discussion on the Economics of Dialysis and Chronic Kidney Disease in Latin America
    Perit Dial Int 29:S222-6. 2009
    ..However, important changes in health care reimbursement systems and realignment of incentives in the region are required to support wider PD penetration...
  15. ncbi request reprint Serum albumin, C-reactive protein, interleukin 6, and fetuin a as predictors of malnutrition, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in patients with ESRD
    Hirokazu Honda
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Interventions and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:139-48. 2006
    ..In this study, multivariate analyses were performed to assess these 4 biomarkers as predictors of malnutrition, CVD, and mortality in patients with ESRD...
  16. doi request reprint Analysis of IL1 gene polymorphisms and transcript levels in periodontal and chronic kidney disease
    Ana Paula Ribeiro Braosi
    Health and Biosciences School, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Parana PUCPR, Imaculada Conceição Street 1155, CEP 80215 901, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Cytokine 60:76-82. 2012
    ..Functional polymorphisms in IL1 genes modulate cytokine levels and have been associated with susceptibility to immune-inflammatory conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint The malnutrition and inflammation axis in pediatric patients with chronic kidney disease
    Lucimary C Sylvestre
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155, Curitiba, PR 80215 901, Brazil
    Pediatr Nephrol 22:864-73. 2007
    ..Prospective studies will need to analyze the predictive value of inflammation and malnutrition markers in the pediatric CKD population...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of cholecalciferol treatment on biomarkers of inflammation and myocardial structure in hemodialysis patients without hyperparathyroidism
    Sergio Bucharles
    Renal Division, Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    J Ren Nutr 22:284-91. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin in renal disease: relationship to phenotype and genetic variation in the gene encoding adiponectin
    Peter Stenvinkel
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science and Neurogenetics Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Kidney Int 65:274-81. 2004
    ..Adiponectin is an adipocytokine that may have significant anti-inflammatory and anti-atherosclerotic effects. Low adiponectin levels have previously been found in patients with high risk for CVD...
  20. ncbi request reprint Low fetuin-A levels are associated with cardiovascular death: Impact of variations in the gene encoding fetuin
    Peter Stenvinkel
    Divisions of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Kidney Int 67:2383-92. 2005
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the association between fetuin-A, clinical phenotype, and outcome, as well as the impact of fetuin gene (AHSG) polymorphisms on the protein product and outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphism association studies in dialysis: the nutrition-inflammation axis
    Peter Stenvinkel
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska University Hospital at Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Semin Dial 18:322-30. 2005
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  22. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance is associated with circulating fibrinogen levels in nondiabetic patients receiving peritoneal dialysis
    Cristina Martins
    Renal Diabetes and Hypertension Research Center, Pró Renal Foundation of Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Ren Nutr 17:132-7. 2007
    ..Insulin resistance (IR) and inflammation are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in the general population. Continuous glucose absorption in peritoneal dialysis (PD) may induce hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 is an independent predictor of mortality in patients starting dialysis treatment
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:1684-8. 2002
    ..The predictive power of sIL-6R levels on outcome is also unknown in this patient population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Associations between renal function, volume status and endotoxaemia in chronic kidney disease patients
    Simone Gonçalves
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Rua Imaculada Conceição, 1155 Curitiba, PR 80215 901, Brazil
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:2788-94. 2006
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Inflammation contributes to low plasma amino acid concentrations in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Mohammed E Suliman
    Divisions of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Clin Nutr 82:342-9. 2005
    ..Inflammation and malnutrition are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, and plasma concentrations of free amino acids (AAs) in these patients are often abnormal. Malnutrition contributes to alterations in AA concentrations...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1 gene cluster polymorphisms are associated with nutritional status and inflammation in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Yukio Maruyama
    Department of Clinical Science, Divisions of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Blood Purif 23:384-93. 2005
    ..Interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) and its receptor antagonist (IL-1Ra) may play a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of wasting and inflammation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum 8-oxo-dG in hemodialysis patients: a marker of systemic inflammation?
    Siamak Haghdoost
    Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Toxicology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Antioxid Redox Signal 8:2169-73. 2006
    ..Serum levels of 8-oxo-dG, in combination with other inflammatory markers, serve as useful diagnostic tools for identification of patients in risk for inflammatory complications...
  28. ncbi request reprint IL-10, IL-6, and TNF-alpha: central factors in the altered cytokine network of uremia--the good, the bad, and the ugly
    Peter Stenvinkel
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital at Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Kidney Int 67:1216-33. 2005
    ....
  29. doi request reprint Predictive value of malnutrition markers for mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cyntia Erthal Leinig
    Division of Nephrology, Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Ren Nutr 21:176-83. 2011
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Glycemic and lipidic profile in diabetic patients undergoing dialysis
    Paulo Cezar Fortes
    Biology and Health Sciences Center, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 54:793-800. 2010
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint The impact of living donor kidney transplantation on markers of cardiovascular risk in chronic kidney disease patients
    Alexandre T Bignelli
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Blood Purif 25:233-41. 2007
    ..Kidney transplant (Tx) patients present a reduced cardiovascular (CV) mortality in comparison to the dialysis population, but in comparison to the general population, it is still several-fold higher...
  32. ncbi request reprint Reduced gene expression of adiponectin in fat tissue from patients with end-stage renal disease
    Alicia Marchlewska
    Department of Molecular Medicine, Divisions of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Kidney Int 66:46-50. 2004
    ..Although plasma levels of adiponectin, a recently discovered anti-inflammatory and antiatherogenic adipocytokine, are markedly elevated in ESRD, gene expression of adiponectin (ApM1) has not been analyzed in ESRD patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Controlling inflammation in peritoneal dialysis: the role of pd-related factors as potential intervention targets
    Paulo C Fortes
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 27:S76-81. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The prognostic impact of fluctuating levels of C-reactive protein in Brazilian haemodialysis patients: a prospective study
    Marcelo M Nascimento
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinka University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:2803-9. 2004
    ..A single elevated C-reactive protein (CRP) value predicts mortality in haemodialysis (HD) patients, but the relative importance of repeated vs occasional positive systemic inflammatory response findings is not known...
  35. ncbi request reprint Associations between plasma ghrelin levels and body composition in end-stage renal disease: a longitudinal study
    Ernesto Rodriguez Ayala
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:421-6. 2004
    ..However, no data are available on the relationship between body composition and plasma ghrelin levels in this patient group...
  36. ncbi request reprint Impact of residual renal function on volume status in chronic renal failure
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Blood Purif 22:285-92. 2004
    ..Strategies aiming to reduce fluid overload may be useful to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but also preserve RRF...
  37. ncbi request reprint Associations between circulating inflammatory markers and residual renal function in CRF patients
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1212-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the present study is to analyze the relationship between inflammation and glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in 176 patients (age, 52 +/- 1 years; GFR, 6.5 +/- 0.1 mL/min) close to the initiation of renal replacement therapy...
  38. doi request reprint Similar outcomes of catheters implanted by nephrologists and surgeons: analysis of the Brazilian peritoneal dialysis multicentric study
    Thyago P de Moraes
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Semin Dial 25:565-8. 2012
    ..Early complications rates and catheter survival were similar between groups defined by operator profile (nephrologist or surgeon), supporting the role of interventional nephrology in the placement of PD catheters...
  39. ncbi request reprint Association between body mass index and body fat in chronic kidney disease stages 3 to 5, hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis patients
    Cyntia Leinig
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Ren Nutr 18:424-9. 2008
    ..In CKD patients, there are few reports demonstrating the association between BMI and body composition. Our objective was to investigate the reliability of BMI as an indicator of FM in patients with CKD stages 3 to 5...
  40. doi request reprint Hypovitaminosis D is associated with systemic inflammation and concentric myocardial geometric pattern in hemodialysis patients with low iPTH levels
    Sergio Bucharles
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Rua Imaculada Conceição 1155, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Nephron Clin Pract 118:c384-91. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to identify hypovitaminosis D in HD patients without signs of hyperparathyroidism and to analyze its association to inflammation and echocardiographic alterations...
  41. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition and inflammation are associated with impaired pulmonary function in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Marcelo Mazza Nascimento
    Division of Renal Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1823-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate possible associations between pulmonary function and inflammation and malnutrition in patients with CKD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Plasma pentosidine is associated with inflammation and malnutrition in end-stage renal disease patients starting on dialysis therapy
    Mohammed E Suliman
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1614-22. 2003
    ..However, in this small cohort, the plasma pentosidine content did not predict outcome. Thus, accumulation of plasma pentosidine is unlikely to be an appropriate clinically useful marker to predict mortality in ESRD patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Chronic inflammation in peritoneal dialysis: the search for the holy grail?
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Divisions of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Perit Dial Int 24:327-39. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Association between inflammatory markers and left atrial enlargement in patients on hemodialysis
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 100:141-6. 2013
    ..In individuals with concurrent chronic kidney disease (CKD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD), the association between left atrial volume (LAV) and serum levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) is shown...
  45. doi request reprint Association between biomarkers of carbonyl stress with increased systemic inflammatory response in different stages of chronic kidney disease and after renal transplantation
    Paulo R Aveles
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Nephron Clin Pract 116:c294-9. 2010
    ....
  46. doi request reprint IL-8 but not other biomarkers of endothelial damage is associated with disease activity in patients with ankylosing spondylitis without treatment with anti-TNF agents
    Valderilio Feijó Azevedo
    Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Rheumatol Int 33:1779-83. 2013
    ..IL-8 has shown to be strongly correlated with clinical markers of disease activity and inflammatory activity and may be an additional variable to the overall assessment of the activity of the AS...
  47. doi request reprint A gut feeling on endotoxemia: causes and consequences in chronic kidney disease
    Aline B Hauser
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Nephron Clin Pract 118:c165-72; discussion c172. 2011
    ..Prevention of endotoxemia, through treating foci of ET (periodontal disease, catheters, vascular access) or reducing translocation from the gut, will potentially reduce the inflammatory response...
  48. doi request reprint Age dependent impact of estimated glomerular filtration rate on long-term survival after ischaemic stroke
    Helbert N Lima
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade de Católica do Paraná, Parana, Brazil
    Nephrology (Carlton) 17:725-32. 2012
    ..However, ageing can influence eGFR directly and limit this burden impact. We investigated if low eGFR can be a predictor of death in different age groups after ischaemic stroke...
  49. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and causes of immune dysfunction related to uremia and dialysis
    Aline Borsato Hauser
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 28:S183-7. 2008
    ..Understanding the mechanisms behind the immune dysfunction that is peculiar to CKD generates a perspective to improve outcomes in this group of patients...
  50. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery disease in end-stage renal disease: no longer a simple plumbing problem
    Peter Stenvinkel
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, K56 Huddinge University Hospital, 141 86 Huddinge, Sweden
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1927-39. 2003
  51. ncbi request reprint Factors contributing to the differences in peritonitis rates between centers and regions
    Andrea E Stinghen
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 27:S281-5. 2007
    ..In the present review, we discuss the geographic, patient selection, and clinical issues that can affect peritonitis rates in different areas of the world and in different centers in the same area...
  52. ncbi request reprint Association among oral health parameters, periodontitis, and its treatment and mortality in patients undergoing hemodialysis
    Cleber M de Souza
    School of Health and Biosciences, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    J Periodontol 85:e169-78. 2014
    ..This study investigates the impact of oral health indicators, CP, and its treatment on survival rates in a group of patients undergoing HD...
  53. doi request reprint Lack of adequate predialyis care and previous hemodialysis, but not hemoglobin variability, are independent predictors of anemia-associated mortality in incident Brazilian peritoneal dialysis patients: results from the BRAZPD study
    Simone M Gonçalves
    School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Blood Purif 34:298-305. 2012
    ....
  54. doi request reprint Sevelamer carbonate reduces inflammation and endotoxemia in an animal model of uremia
    Aline B Hauser
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Rua Imaculada Conceição 1155, Curitiba, Brazil
    Blood Purif 30:153-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the ET-binding capacity of sevelamer carbonate in an animal model of renal failure...
  55. doi request reprint Diastolic heart failure in dialysis patients: mechanisms, diagnostic approach, and treatment
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Semin Dial 25:35-41. 2012
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Aspects of immune dysfunction in end-stage renal disease
    Sawako Kato
    Division of Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:1526-33. 2008
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and glucose homeostasis in peritoneal dialysis
    Paulo Cezar Fortes
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Perit Dial Int 29:S145-8. 2009
    ..New therapeutic measures aimed at reducing metabolic disorders are urgently needed and perhaps will improve PD patient survival...
  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of preload reduction by hemodialysis on left atrial volume and echocardiographic Doppler parameters in patients with end-stage renal disease
    Silvio H Barberato
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Am J Cardiol 94:1208-10. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the effects of preload reduction by hemodialysis on LA volume...
  59. ncbi request reprint The recommendations from the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis for Peritonitis Treatment: a single-center historical comparison
    Margarete M Silva
    Evangelic School of Medicine, Curitiba, Brazil
    Adv Perit Dial 20:74-7. 2004
    ..Cost-effectiveness, impact on residual renal function, and potential development of bacterial resistance must be considered when selecting the antibiotic schedule for peritonitis treatment...
  60. doi request reprint Plasma cysteine/cystine reduction potential correlates with plasma creatinine levels in chronic kidney disease
    Silvia D Rodrigues
    Departamento de Patologia Básica, Universidade Federal do Parana, Centro Politecnico, Curitiba, Brazil
    Blood Purif 34:231-7. 2012
    ..In addition, it may be used as a quantitative oxidative stress biomarker in uremic conditions...
  61. ncbi request reprint Induction of systemic inflammation and thickening of subepicardiac arteries in an animal model of uremia
    Anthony Augusto Carmona
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Brazil
    J Bras Nefrol 33:408-12. 2011
    ..Although renal dysfunction is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), there are few experimental studies investigating the cardiovascular consequences of this condition...
  62. doi request reprint Continuing medical education program in echocardiography
    Pohoey Fan
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR Brazil
    Echocardiography 26:766. 2009
    ..Article Title: Association between Left Atrium Enlargement and Intradialytic Hypotension: Role of Diastolic Dysfunction in the Hemodynamic Complications during Hemodialysis...
  63. ncbi request reprint Low-calcium peritoneal dialysis solution is effective in bringing PTH levels to the range recommended by current guidelines in patients with PTH levels < 150 pg/dL
    Thyago Proença de Moraes
    Fundação Pró Renal Brasil, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Brazil
    J Bras Nefrol 32:275-80. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate 6 month PTH-i response after conversion to 2.5 mEq/L calcium PD solution in patients with baseline PTH-i levels < 150 pg/mL...
  64. doi request reprint Oral health in Brazilian patients with chronic renal disease
    Cleber M Souza
    Renal, Diabetes and Hypertension Research Center, Pro Renal Foundation, Curitiba, Brazil
    Rev Med Chil 136:741-6. 2008
    ..Poor oral health status may have an impact on the health status of patients with chronic renal failure...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence and prognostic impact of diastolic dysfunction in patients with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis]
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR Brazil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 94:457-62. 2010
    ..Diastolic dysfunction (DD) is frequent in patients on hemodialysis (HD), but its impact on the clinical evolution is yet to be established...
  66. doi request reprint Analysis of the association of an MMP1 promoter polymorphism and transcript levels with chronic periodontitis and end-stage renal disease in a Brazilian population
    Sonia M Luczyszyn
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná PUCPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
    Arch Oral Biol 57:954-63. 2012
    ..Higher levels of MMP-1 were found in fluids and gingival tissues from CP patients and in the blood and tissues from ESRD patients. MMP1-1607 (1G/2G) is a functional polymorphism, as it alters MMP-1 expression...
  67. doi request reprint Brazilian Peritoneal Dialysis Multicenter Study (BRAZPD): from conception to execution of a national peritoneal dialysis reality check
    José Carolino Divino-Filho
    Division of Renal Medicine, CLINTEC, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Contrib Nephrol 178:23-9. 2012
    ..BRAZPD has been generating solid and important information, which is very useful as a reality check of the PD therapy for all Brazilian PD centers...
  68. doi request reprint Metabolic impact of peritoneal dialysis
    Thyago Proença de Moraes
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Contrib Nephrol 163:117-23. 2009
    ..Together, these approaches may have a positive impact in reducing the risk of mortality in PD patients...
  69. doi request reprint Understanding the role of genetic polymorphisms in chronic kidney disease
    Karin Luttropp
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Neurogenetics Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:1941-9. 2008
    ..Furthermore, by identifying patients' genetic backgrounds, it is possible that a more individualised therapy could be designed...
  70. ncbi request reprint Inflammation, malnutrition and atherosclerosis in end-stage renal disease: a global perspective
    Marcelo M Nascimento
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Blood Purif 20:454-8. 2002
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Association between vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to chronic kidney disease and periodontitis
    Cleber Machado de Souza
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
    Blood Purif 25:411-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this work was to investigate the association between polymorphisms in the VDR gene and end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and PD...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of left atrial volume index in hemodialysis patients
    Silvio H Barberato
    Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Arq Bras Cardiol 88:643-50. 2007
    ..To evaluate the prognostic value of left atrial volume index (LAVi) in the clinical course of hemodialysis (HD) patients, compared with previously established echocardiographic and clinical parameters...
  73. doi request reprint Increased calcification and protein nitration in arteries of chronic kidney disease patients
    Gisah Guilgen
    Center for Health and Biological Sciences, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Blood Purif 32:296-302. 2011
    ..Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease (CKD) has peculiar characteristics. The aim of this study was to analyze atherosclerosis, vascular calcification and nitration in arteries from CKD patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint [Influence of preload reduction on Tei index and other Doppler echocardiographic parameters of left ventricular function]
    Silvio Henrique Barberato
    Centro de Ciencias Biologicas e da Saude, Universidade Católica do Paraná, Curitiba, PR
    Arq Bras Cardiol 86:425-31. 2006
    ..To assess the influence of preload reduction by hemodialysis on Doppler Tei Index of myocardial performance and other parameters of cardiac function...
  75. ncbi request reprint Inflammation in peritoneal dialysis: a Latin-American perspective
    Alfonso M Cueto-Manzano
    Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Renales, UMAE Hospital de Especialidades, CMNO, IMSS, Guadalajara, Mexico
    Perit Dial Int 27:347-52. 2007
    ..Since inflammation and mortality risk are intimately related to both sides of those health issues, in this review we aim to analyze the peculiarities of inflammation and mortality risk in the Latin-American PD population...
  76. ncbi request reprint Systemic and intraperitoneal interleukin-6 system during the first year of peritoneal dialysis
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Karolinska Institutet, K 56, Huddinge University Hospital, 141 86 Stockholm, Sweden
    Perit Dial Int 26:53-63. 2006
    ..To investigate if intraperitoneal and systemic interleukin-6 (IL-6) and soluble IL-6 receptor (sIL-6R) are related to each other and to peritoneal solute transport rate (PSTR)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Truncal fat mass as a contributor to inflammation in end-stage renal disease
    Jonas Axelsson
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1222-9. 2004
    ..Adipose tissue is an endocrine organ that may contribute to an inflammatory burden by secreting adipocytokines such as interleukin 6 (IL-6)...
  78. ncbi request reprint Leptin, ghrelin, and proinflammatory cytokines: compounds with nutritional impact in chronic kidney disease?
    Peter Stenvinkel
    Division of Renal Medicine and Baxter Novum, Department of Clinical Science, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden
    Adv Ren Replace Ther 10:332-45. 2003
    ....
  79. ncbi request reprint The influence of hepatitis C and iron replacement therapy on plasma pentosidine levels in haemodialysis patients
    Marcelo M Nascimento
    Faculdade Evangélica de Medicina do Paraná Brazil
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:3112-6. 2004
    ..v.) iron therapy can enhance oxidative stress. The aim of this study was to assess the influence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) and i.v. iron administration on oxidative stress in chronic haemodialysis (HD) patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis in the developing world: lessons from the Sudan
    Fredric O Finkelstein
    Hospital of St Raphael, Yale University Renal Research Institute, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Perit Dial Int 27:529-30. 2007
  81. ncbi request reprint Update on interleukin-6 and its role in chronic renal failure
    Roberto Pecoits-Filho
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1042-5. 2003