Dinna N Cruz

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Publications

  1. pmc B-type natriuretic Peptide in the critically ill with acute kidney injury
    Massimo De Cal
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:951629. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of cardiorenal syndrome type 2 in stable chronic heart failure: workgroup statements from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI)
    Dinna N Cruz
    Division of Nephrology Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8409, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 182:117-36. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Cardiorenal syndrome in critical care: the acute cardiorenal and renocardiac syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital and International Renal Research Institute, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:56-66. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a biomarker of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1533-45. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a biomarker of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1533-45. 2012
  6. pmc Oliguria as predictive biomarker of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidleberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R172. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Role of biomarkers in the diagnosis and management of cardio-renal syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 32:79-92. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapies for prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Am J Med 125:66-78.e3. 2012
  9. pmc Acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit: current trends in incidence and outcome
    Dinna N Cruz
    Crit Care 11:149. 2007
  10. pmc Delivered dose of renal replacement therapy and mortality in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury
    Sergio Vesconi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Hospital Niguarda, Piazza dell Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care 13:R57. 2009

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  1. pmc B-type natriuretic Peptide in the critically ill with acute kidney injury
    Massimo De Cal
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:951629. 2011
    ..Elevated levels of plasma BNP may help identify patients with elevated risk of AKI in the ICU setting. The mechanism for this cardiorenal connection requires further investigation...
  2. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of cardiorenal syndrome type 2 in stable chronic heart failure: workgroup statements from the eleventh consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI)
    Dinna N Cruz
    Division of Nephrology Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8409, USA
    Contrib Nephrol 182:117-36. 2013
    ..In addition, there is a need for interventional trials in HF patients to address long-term renal endpoints incorporating clinical information and measures of renal function as well as renal injury...
  3. doi request reprint Cardiorenal syndrome in critical care: the acute cardiorenal and renocardiac syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital and International Renal Research Institute, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 20:56-66. 2013
    ..This paper will provide a concise review of the epidemiology, pathophysiology, prevention strategies, and selected kidney management aspects for these two acute CRS subtypes...
  4. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a biomarker of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1533-45. 2012
    ..Our aim was to synthesize the current evidence on NGAL and cardiovascular disease (CVD), and to clarify the prognostic significance of systemic NGAL levels in CVD...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin as a biomarker of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin Chem Lab Med 50:1533-45. 2012
    ..Our aim was to synthesize the current evidence on NGAL and cardiovascular disease (CVD), and to clarify the prognostic significance of systemic NGAL levels in CVD...
  6. pmc Oliguria as predictive biomarker of acute kidney injury in critically ill patients
    John R Prowle
    Department of Intensive Care, Austin Hospital, 145 Studley Road, Heidleberg, Victoria 3084, Australia
    Crit Care 15:R172. 2011
    ..During critical illness, oliguria is often used as a biomarker of acute kidney injury (AKI). However, its relationship with the subsequent development of AKI has not been prospectively evaluated...
  7. doi request reprint Role of biomarkers in the diagnosis and management of cardio-renal syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Nephrol 32:79-92. 2012
    ..In this review we will summarize the literature on novel renal behind these and other biomarkers and discuss their potential relevance to the clinical scenarios of cardio-renal syndrome...
  8. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapies for prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Am J Med 125:66-78.e3. 2012
    ..It is controversial whether prophylactic renal replacement therapy (RRT) may reduce a patient's risk of RCIN when compared with standard medical therapy (SMT)...
  9. pmc Acute kidney injury in the intensive care unit: current trends in incidence and outcome
    Dinna N Cruz
    Crit Care 11:149. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, the mortality associated with AKI remains unacceptably high, and further work is needed. Recently developed consensus definitions will be useful in this regard...
  10. pmc Delivered dose of renal replacement therapy and mortality in critically ill patients with acute kidney injury
    Sergio Vesconi
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Hospital Niguarda, Piazza dell Ospedale Maggiore 3, 20162, Milan, Italy
    Crit Care 13:R57. 2009
    ..The optimal dialysis dose for the treatment of acute kidney injury (AKI) is controversial. We sought to evaluate the relationship between renal replacement therapy (RRT) dose and outcome...
  11. pmc A proposed algorithm for initiation of renal replacement therapy in adult critically ill patients
    Sean M Bagshaw
    Division of Critical Care Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Crit Care 13:317. 2009
    ..In addition, the proposed algorithm is intended to provide a foundation for prospective evaluation and the development of a broad consensus on when to initiate RRT in critically ill patients...
  12. pmc Protective effect of resin adsorption on septic plasma-induced tubular injury
    Vincenzo Cantaluppi
    Center for Experimental Medical Research CeRMS, University of Torino, Via Santena 5, Torino 10126, Italy
    Crit Care 14:R4. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficiency of the hydrophobic resin Amberchrom CG161 M to adsorb from septic plasma soluble mediators involved in tubular injury...
  13. doi request reprint Biomarker strategies to predict need for renal replacement therapy in acute kidney injury
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Semin Dial 24:124-31. 2011
    ..Finally, we propose a potential approach to future biomarker strategies for RRT initiation, integrating these biomarkers with "traditional" clinical factors...
  14. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury: classification and staging
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 164:24-32. 2010
    ..The potential of extending the use of RIFLE/AKIN to the clinical setting of cardiorenal syndromes is also discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal syndrome: biomarkers linking kidney damage with heart failure
    Sachin S Soni
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Biomark Med 3:549-60. 2009
    ..Many newer biomarkers have been studied for both heart and kidney dysfunction. This article focuses on newer biomarkers for the cardiorenal syndrome...
  16. doi request reprint Renal replacement therapy in adult critically ill patients: when to begin and when to stop
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:263-73. 2010
    ..It aims to provide a starting point for clinicians and future prospective studies. We also review the available literature on discontinuation of RRT and propose a few simple recommendations on how to 'wean' patients from RRT...
  17. doi request reprint Biomarkers of cardiac and kidney dysfunction in cardiorenal syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:83-92. 2010
    ..It is likely that panels of multiple biomarkers will be needed for optimal evaluation, risk stratification, timely treatment initiation and follow-up of patients with CRS...
  18. ncbi request reprint Polymyxin-B hemoperfusion and endotoxin removal: lessons from a review of the literature
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, IT 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 167:77-82. 2010
    ..The current literature seems to provide some support for this premise, and provides the basis for further rigorous study...
  19. ncbi request reprint Laboratory parameters of cardiac and kidney dysfunction in cardio-renal syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 16:545-51. 2011
    ..In this context, it is likely that panels of multiple biomarkers will be needed for optimal evaluation, risk stratification, timely treatment initiation, and follow-up of patients with CRS...
  20. doi request reprint Factors influencing dialysis modality for end-stage renal disease in developing countries: a survey of Filipino nephrologists
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 32:117-23. 2011
    ..One important factor which affects patients' choice of dialysis modality is the input of their physicians. Our objective was to identify the factors affecting attitudes and recommendations of Filipino nephrologists regarding HD and PD...
  21. pmc Plasma neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin is an early biomarker for acute kidney injury in an adult ICU population
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 36:444-51. 2010
    ..We performed this study to estimate the diagnostic accuracy of plasma NGAL for early detection of AKI and need for renal replacement therapy (RRT) in an adult intensive care unit (ICU)...
  22. pmc Effectiveness of polymyxin B-immobilized fiber column in sepsis: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 11:R47. 2007
    ..We performed a systematic review to describe the effect in septic patients of direct hemoperfusion with PMX-F on outcomes of blood pressure, use of vasoactive drugs, oxygenation, and mortality reported in published studies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical effects of polymyxin B-immobilized fiber column in septic patients
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 156:444-51. 2007
    ..However, publication bias and lack of blinding need to be considered. These encouraging results need to be verified with large-scale controlled clinical trials...
  24. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress and anemia in chronic hemodialysis: the promise of bioreactive membranes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo and the International Renal Research Institute Vicenza IRRIV, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 161:89-98. 2008
    ..Newer VECM based on polysulfone bring us further down the road towards complete biocompatibility, and represent a promising therapy against oxidative stress in chronic HD patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint The role of extracorporeal blood purification therapies in the prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy
    D N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza IRRIV, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:515-24. 2008
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  26. ncbi request reprint Effect of vitamin E-coated dialysis membranes on anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease: an Italian multicenter study
    D N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza IRRIV, Vicenza Italy
    Int J Artif Organs 31:545-52. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the effect of VECMs on anemia in chronic hemodialysis (HD)...
  27. pmc Clinical review: RIFLE and AKIN--time for reappraisal
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Crit Care 13:211. 2009
    ..As new data emerge, integration of novel biomarkers into the consensus definition will be a welcome refinement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal blood purification therapies for prevention of radiocontrast-induced nephropathy: a systematic review
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:361-71. 2006
    ..We conducted a systematic review of published trials to determine whether periprocedural extracorporeal blood purification prevents RCIN...
  29. ncbi request reprint Early biomarkers of renal injury
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Congest Heart Fail 16:S25-31. 2010
    ..The value of each biomarker is reviewed on currently available clinical data in typical settings of CRS. These markers might extend the therapeutic window during which timely and individualized patient management might be possible...
  30. doi request reprint Cardiorenal syndromes: an executive summary from the consensus conference of the Acute Dialysis Quality Initiative (ADQI)
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:54-67. 2010
    ..Different pathophysiological mechanisms are involved in the combined dysfunction of heart and kidney in these five types of the syndrome...
  31. ncbi request reprint North East Italian Prospective Hospital Renal Outcome Survey on Acute Kidney Injury (NEiPHROS-AKI): targeting the problem with the RIFLE Criteria
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology and Intensive Care, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:418-25. 2007
    ..3% of ICU patients requiring renal replacement therapy. Sepsis was a significant contributing factor. Overall mortality was between 30 and 42%, and was highest among those in RIFLE class F...
  32. ncbi request reprint Markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in peritoneal dialysis: a comparison between high and low peritoneal transporters
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Nephrol 23:453-8. 2010
    ..It has been hypothesized that this might be a result of a state of chronic inflammation and increased oxidative stress. We performed this pilot study to explore this hypothesis...
  33. doi request reprint Evaluation of a new polysulfone hemofilter for continuous renal replacement therapy
    Matteo Floris
    Department of Nephrology San Bortolo Hospital and International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 32:133-8. 2011
    ..Unit performance, sieving coefficients and clearances were evaluated in fourteen patients undergoing continuous veno-venous hemofiltration and continuous veno-venous hemodialysis...
  34. doi request reprint Extracorporeal CO2 removal--a way to achieve ultraprotective mechanical ventilation and lung support: the missing piece of multiple organ support therapy
    Silvia Gramaticopolo
    Department of Nephrology, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:174-84. 2010
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  35. doi request reprint Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin: a promising biomarker for detecting cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 139:1101-6. 2010
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  36. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy is associated with decreased small, dense low-density lipoprotein levels in patients undergoing peritoneal dialysis
    Anna Clementi
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 178:111-5. 2012
    ..If and when our results prove to be reproducible in large-scale studies, such studies should provide new insights into sd-LDL and its actual role in atherogenesis in patients undergoing hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance analysis in the assessment of hydration status in peritoneal dialysis patients
    Mikko Haapio
    San Bortolo Hospital, Department of Nephrology, International Renal Research Institute, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 178:238-45. 2012
    ..Clinical evaluation based solely on body weight, blood pressure, volume of ultrafiltration (UF) and peripheral edema is insufficient. A non-invasive test, bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) might be of potential benefit...
  38. doi request reprint HLA-DR expression and apoptosis: a cross-sectional controlled study in hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients
    Massimo De Cal
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 26:249-54. 2008
    ..Here, we performed a cross-sectional, controlled study to evaluate monocyte HLA-DR expression and apoptosis in dialyzed chronic kidney disease patients...
  39. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury in elderly intensive care patients: a review
    Alexandra Chronopoulos
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100, Vicenza, Italy
    Intensive Care Med 36:1454-64. 2010
    ..More importantly, we highlight the methods for prevention of AKI development or worsening in the elderly critically ill patient...
  40. doi request reprint Biomarkers in kidney and heart disease
    Alan S Maisel
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology, San Diego VA Medical Center and University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:62-74. 2011
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  41. doi request reprint Genomics and biological activity of neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin in several clinical settings
    Grazia Maria Virzì
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 35:139-43. 2013
    ..In particular, we review the genomic organization of the NGAL gene, the lipocalin family structure, the interaction between NGAL and ligands, and the induction and expression of NGAL in different conditions...
  42. doi request reprint Extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal: the future of lung support lies in the history
    Manish Kaushik
    International Renal Research Institute, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 34:94-106. 2012
    ..This article summarizes the rationale, technology and clinical application of various extracorporeal lung assist techniques available for clinical use, and some of the future perspectives in the field...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of sodium hypochlorite in the prevention of catheter related infections
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 154:97-102. 2007
    ..We conclude that sodium hypochlorite solution in different concentrations (10 and 50%) is effective in preventing exit site infections and bacteremia associated with tunneled central venous catheters in chronic hemodialysis patients...
  44. pmc Cardio-renal syndromes: report from the consensus conference of the acute dialysis quality initiative
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, Vicenza 36100, Italy
    Eur Heart J 31:703-11. 2010
    ..Consensus statements concerning epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, and management strategies are discussed in the paper for each of the syndromes...
  45. ncbi request reprint [Type 1 cardiorenal syndrome and its possible pathophysiological mechanisms]
    Grazia Maria Virzi'
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia, International Renal Research Institute, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 29:690-8. 2012
    ..Furthermore, inflammatory pathways seem to play a central role in organ crosstalk and may be fundamental to distant organ damage...
  46. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury in the elderly: a review
    Alexandra Chronopoulos
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 165:315-21. 2010
    ..The mainstay of management is prevention of further deterioration, as the chances of renal recovery may be lower in older patients...
  47. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and outcome of the cardio-renal syndrome
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Heart Fail Rev 16:531-42. 2011
    ..This review will provide a summary of the epidemiology of the cardio-renal syndrome and its subtypes...
  48. ncbi request reprint High-Resolution Melt as a Screening Method in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
    Grazia Maria Virzì
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy IRRIV International Renal Research Institute, Vicenza, Italy Clinical Genetics Unit, Department of Women s and Children s Health, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Clin Lab Anal 28:328-34. 2014
    ..Complete analysis of both genes is typically required in each patient. In this study, we explored the utility of High-Resolution Melt (HRM) as a tool for mutation analysis of the PKD2 gene in ADPKD families...
  49. ncbi request reprint Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury: the promise of novel biomarkers
    Sachin S Soni
    San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 28:165-74. 2009
    ..This review summarizes the recent literature on these biomarkers...
  50. doi request reprint Hospital-acquired acute kidney injury in the elderly
    Alexandra Chronopoulos
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital and International Research Institute of Vicenza, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Nat Rev Nephrol 6:141-9. 2010
    ..Strategies for the prevention of AKI are particularly important in these fragile patients, but making an early diagnosis is especially challenging in this age group...
  51. doi request reprint Continuous real-time urine output monitoring for early detection of acute kidney injury
    Anthi Panagiotou
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 171:194-200. 2011
    ..Consequently, monitoring of urine output with URINFO may enable rapid therapeutic interventions and can be incorporated into patient data systems, thereby improving therapy management...
  52. doi request reprint Extracorporeal therapies in sepsis
    Anthi Panagiotou
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    J Intensive Care Med 28:281-95. 2013
    ..In this article, we will provide a concise overview of selected extracorporeal modalities currently in clinical use and briefly introduce some new promising techniques for sepsis. ..
  53. doi request reprint Backfiltration: past, present and future
    Armando Vazquez Rangel
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital and International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, Viale Rodolfi 37, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 175:35-45. 2011
    ..This review discusses the historical aspects of backfiltration, its mechanisms and influencing factors, and subsequently the different hemodialysis techniques in relation to increasing or diminishing this phenomenon...
  54. pmc ADPKD: Prototype of Cardiorenal Syndrome Type 4
    Grazia Maria Virzì
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital, Via Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:490795. 2010
    ..In this paper, we will briefly review the epidemiology of ADPKD, conventional and novel biomarkers which may be useful in following the disease process, and prevention and treatment strategies...
  55. doi request reprint Enhancement of solute removal in a hollow-fiber hemodialyzer by mechanical vibration
    Jeong Chul Kim
    Department of Nephrology, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 31:227-34. 2011
    ..These effects of mechanical vibration can be helpful in extracorporeal blood purification therapies including continuous, portable and wearable systems...
  56. doi request reprint Application of body composition monitoring to peritoneal dialysis patients
    Carlo Crepaldi
    Department of Nephrology, St Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 163:1-6. 2009
    ..Bio impedance analysis is the most reliable, repetitive, not invasive, simple, portable and relatively inexpensive technique to assess the fluid status of a dialysis patient is bioimpedance...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Epidemiological and molecular study of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) in the province of Vicenza, Italy: possible founder effect?]
    Valentina Corradi
    Dipartimento Interaziendale di Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto Renale, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 27:655-63. 2010
    ..These areas are characterized by the presence of three distinct haplotypes, suggesting a strong lineage-specific gene...
  58. doi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis for acute kidney injury: techniques and dose
    Chang Yin Chionh
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 163:278-84. 2009
    ..With careful selection of techniques to meet the individual demands of the patient, PD is an appropriate modality of dialysis for patients with AKI...
  59. doi request reprint Cardiorenal syndromes
    Claudio Ronco
    Department of Nephrology, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    Curr Opin Crit Care 15:384-91. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present review is to identify the mechanisms involved in the syndrome related to combined heart-kidney dysfunction...
  60. pmc Use of peritoneal dialysis in AKI: a systematic review
    Chang Yin Chionh
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy, Division of Renal Medicine, Changi General Hospital, Singapore, Manik Hospital and Research Centre, Aurangabad, India, Hospital of St Raphael, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, International Renal Research Institute Vicenza IRRIV, Vicenza, Italy, Division of Nephrology Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1649-60. 2013
    ..A systematic review was performed to describe outcomes in AKI treated with peritoneal dialysis and compare peritoneal dialysis with extracorporeal blood purification, such as continuous or intermittent hemodialysis...
  61. doi request reprint Fluid management in the intensive care unit: bioelectrical impedance vector analysis as a tool to assess hydration status and optimal fluid balance in critically ill patients
    Flavio Basso
    International Renal Research Institute Vicenza IRRIV, Vicenza, Italy
    Blood Purif 36:192-9. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the hydration status of ICU patients via bioelectric impedance vector analysis (BIVA) and to investigate the relationship between hydration and mortality...
  62. doi request reprint Early use of polymyxin B hemoperfusion in abdominal septic shock: the EUPHAS randomized controlled trial
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation, St Bortolo Hospital and International Renal Research Institute Vicenza, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    JAMA 301:2445-52. 2009
    ..Gram-negative-induced abdominal sepsis is likely associated with high circulating endotoxin. Reducing circulating endotoxin levels with polymyxin B hemoperfusion could potentially improve patient clinical outcomes...
  63. pmc World incidence of AKI: a meta-analysis
    Paweena Susantitaphong
    Kidney and Dialysis Research Laboratory, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, St Elizabeth s Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1482-93. 2013
    ..The burden of AKI around the globe has not been systematically examined...
  64. doi request reprint Use of biomarkers to assess prognosis and guide management of patients with acute kidney injury
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
    Contrib Nephrol 182:45-64. 2013
    ..g. cardiorenal syndrome, hepatorenal syndrome). As clinicians gain experience with AKI biomarkers, clinical care plans that incorporate them into routine care will shortly follow...
  65. ncbi request reprint [Contrast-induced nephropathy: the VIKISAFE study group statement]
    Claudio Ronco
    Dipartimento di Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto Renale, Ospedale San Bortolo, Vicenza, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 29:183-204. 2012
    ..The findings in a cohort of cardiac patients undergoing imaging procedures using exclusively the isoosmolar non-ionic contrast medium iodixanol are evaluated according to the RIFLE/AKIN criteria...
  66. doi request reprint Natriuretic peptides in acute chest pain and acute coronary syndrome: from pathophysiology to clinical and prognostic applications
    Nadia Aspromonte
    Cardiovascular Department, San Filippo Neri Hospital, Rome, Italy
    Coron Artery Dis 24:33-9. 2013
    ..Plasma levels of natriuretic peptides (NPs) appear to have an important prognostic value in many clinical settings including coronary artery disease and provide additional information about cardiovascular risk...
  67. doi request reprint Acute kidney injury in 2013: Breaking barriers for biomarkers in AKI--progress at last
    Dinna N Cruz
    University of California, San Diego Medicine 8342, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Nat Rev Nephrol 10:74-6. 2014
    ..These studies demonstrate the potential for biomarkers to aid clinicians in improving the therapeutic management of patients with AKI and potentially improve patient outcomes...
  68. pmc Heart-kidney interaction: epidemiology of cardiorenal syndromes
    Dinna N Cruz
    Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, San Bortolo Hospital, Viale Rodolfi 37, 36100 Vicenza, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:351291. 2010
    ..This paper will provide a summary of the epidemiology of the cardiorenal syndrome and its subtypes...