C Basile

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Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The natural history of autogenous radio-cephalic wrist arteriovenous fistulas of haemodialysis patients: a prospective observational study
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1231-6. 2004
  2. pmc Calcium mass balances in bicarbonate hemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, 70021 Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:540592. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Effects of different dialysate calcium concentrations on intradialysis hemodynamic stability
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    J Nephrol 25:506-14. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Calcium mass balances during standard bicarbonate hemodialysis and long-hour slow-flow bicarbonate hemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    J Nephrol 24:742-8. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Is there a link between the late occurrence of a brachial artery aneurysm and the ligation of an arteriovenous fistula?
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Semin Dial 24:341-2. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Haemodynamic stability in standard bicarbonate haemodialysis and long-hour slow-flow bicarbonate haemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:252-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of alternative methods for scaling dialysis dose
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Units, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1232-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint A high body mass index and female gender are associated with an increased risk of nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands in chronic uraemia
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:968-74. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: One more extrarenal manifestation of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti Italy
    J Nephrol 22:414-6. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint [We should strive for optimal hemodialysis: treatment time is the key factor]
    C Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionalr F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:403-5. 2008

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint The natural history of autogenous radio-cephalic wrist arteriovenous fistulas of haemodialysis patients: a prospective observational study
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 19:1231-6. 2004
    ..The primary objective of this study was to assess the actual risk of thrombosis of autogenous radio-cephalic (RC) wrist arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) without any pre-emptive interventions...
  2. pmc Calcium mass balances in bicarbonate hemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, 70021 Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Int J Nephrol 2011:540592. 2011
    ..25 mmol/L. Another important issue is the appropriate CaD in long-hour slow-flow nocturnal HD. Finally, which CaMB should we study: ionized CaMB or total CaMB? This issue is largely discussed in the review...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of different dialysate calcium concentrations on intradialysis hemodynamic stability
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    J Nephrol 25:506-14. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Calcium mass balances during standard bicarbonate hemodialysis and long-hour slow-flow bicarbonate hemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    J Nephrol 24:742-8. 2011
    ..The GENIUS single-pass batch dialysis system (Fresenius Medical Care, Germany) consists of a closed dialysate tank of 90 L; it offers the opportunity of effecting mass balances of any solute in a very precise way...
  5. doi request reprint Is there a link between the late occurrence of a brachial artery aneurysm and the ligation of an arteriovenous fistula?
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Semin Dial 24:341-2. 2011
    ..Thus, arteriomegaly and aneurysm of the brachial artery proximal to long-standing AVFs might be seen as a "continuum" of these morphologic modifications...
  6. doi request reprint Haemodynamic stability in standard bicarbonate haemodialysis and long-hour slow-flow bicarbonate haemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:252-8. 2011
    ..The GENIUS single-pass batch dialysis system (Fresenius Medical Care, Germany) consists of a closed dialysate tank of 90 L; it offers the unique opportunity of effecting mass balances of any solute in a very precise way...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of alternative methods for scaling dialysis dose
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Units, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1232-9. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint A high body mass index and female gender are associated with an increased risk of nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands in chronic uraemia
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 21:968-74. 2006
    ..The present prospective study was designed in order to test the hypothesis that a higher body mass index (BMI) may predispose to a larger body burden of phosphate (P), influencing by that way the severity of sHPTH...
  9. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous coronary artery dissection: One more extrarenal manifestation of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease?
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti Italy
    J Nephrol 22:414-6. 2009
    ..It is suggested that ADPKD may be a predisposing factor for spontaneous coronary artery dissection...
  10. ncbi request reprint [We should strive for optimal hemodialysis: treatment time is the key factor]
    C Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionalr F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:403-5. 2008
    ..The Italian Society of Nephrology should promote trials and the National Health Service should provide funds for these promising hemodialysis schedules...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Intradialytic hypotension: The role of volemia]
    C Basile
    U O Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ospedale Generale Regionale Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti, BA
    G Ital Nefrol 23:22-8. 2006
    ..This review critically discusses the technical approaches that have been recently introduced to the therapy with the promise of reducing hypovolemia-induced IDH...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Against CRRT: hybrid treatments are gaining ground]
    C Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:22-5. 2009
    ..This kind of treatment, known as ''sustained low-efficiency dialysis'' or SLED, has most of the advantages of IHD and CRRT, without sharing their disadvantages and limitations...
  13. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of bioimpedance analysis prediction equations for dry weight in hemodialysis patients
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Units, Miulli General Hospital, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2:675-80. 2007
    ..Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) has been recognized as a noninvasive and simple technique for the determination of DW in HD patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the flow of arteriovenous fistula and cardiac output in haemodialysis patients
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:282-7. 2008
    ..Aim of the present prospective study was to evaluate the relationship between Qa of arteriovenous fistulas (AVFs) and CO in order to have a closer insight into this scarcely explored aspect of HD pathophysiology...
  15. doi request reprint Total body water in health and disease: Have anthropometric equations any meaning?
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1997-2002. 2008
    ..Therefore, indirect methods of estimating TBW are commonly employed, such as bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and anthropometry. In the human body, >90% of the measured impedance is composed of resistance (R)...
  16. ncbi request reprint The long-term prognosis of acute kidney injury: acute renal failure as a cause of chronic kidney disease
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti Italy
    J Nephrol 21:657-62. 2008
    ..In conclusion, severe AKI in the critically ill patient is associated with high rates of morbidity, mortality and consumption of health care resources...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Oxygen saturation and hemocompatibility]
    C Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico, Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari
    G Ital Nefrol 21:S58-61. 2004
  18. doi request reprint Removal of uraemic retention solutes in standard bicarbonate haemodialysis and long-hour slow-flow bicarbonate haemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 26:1296-303. 2011
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Is intermittent peritoneal dialysis with icodextrin a valid option in the long-term treatment of refractory congestive heart failure?]
    C Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti BA, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:44-9. 2009
    ..It allows an improvement in quality - if not quantity - of life. Randomized controlled trials are needed to confirm the evidence derived from case reports...
  20. doi request reprint Effect of dialysate calcium concentrations on parathyroid hormone and calcium balance during a single dialysis session using bicarbonate hemodialysis: a crossover clinical trial
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:92-101. 2012
    ..In bicarbonate-based hemodialysis, dialysate total calcium (tCa) concentration may have effects on mineral metabolism...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Uremic toxins: the case of protein-bound compounds]
    Carlo Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico, Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti BA, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 27:498-507. 2010
    ....
  22. doi request reprint Bioimpedance and the duration of the hemodialysis session
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    ASAIO J 57:310-3. 2011
    ..If higher R values may represent a proxy of a correct dry body weight, it remains a matter of future research...
  23. ncbi request reprint A new index of hemodialysis adequacy: clearance x dialysis time / bioelectrical resistance
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    J Nephrol 23:575-86. 2010
    ..67 (W 0.67), body surface area (BSA), resting energy expenditure (REE), high metabolic rate organ (HMRO) mass and liver size (LV) have been proposed (respective HD adequacy indices: Kt/W 0.67, Kt/BSA, Kt/REE, Kt/HMRO and Kt/LV)...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Dialysis adequacy: the clinical illogicality of Kt/V urea]
    Carlo Basile
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti BA
    G Ital Nefrol 28:147-51. 2011
    ..Even though several observational studies and preliminary randomized controlled trials seem to confirm these associations, time has come for interventional studies to confirm these complex relationships...
  25. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of haemodialysis treatment with the Hemocontrol biofeedback system: a prospective medium-term study
    C Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Hospital of Martina Franca, Taranto, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:328-34. 2001
    ..Furthermore, HBS is a safe treatment in the medium-term because these results are not achieved through potentially harmful changes in blood pressure, body weight, and serum sodium concentration...
  26. pmc Does vitamin D receptor and calcium receptor activation therapy play a role in the histopathologic alterations of parathyroid glands in refractory uremic hyperparathyroidism?
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Manduria, Italy
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 3:794-9. 2008
    ..This study was aimed to assess a possible association between histopathologic changes of parathyroid tissue and treatment modality...
  27. ncbi request reprint [A particular case of hemodialysis with a single-pass batch system]
    A Teutonico
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:484-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion, GENIUS is able to offer user-friendly, high-quality and adequate dialysis treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Post-parathyroidectomy serum phosphate kinetics is peculiar to female hemodialysis patients with a high body mass index
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    J Nephrol 19:70-6. 2006
    ..Recently, we demonstrated that a higher body mass index (BMI) and female gender could predispose to a larger phosphate (P) body burden, thereby influencing the severity of sHPTH...
  29. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D treatment in hemodialysis patients with low serum levels of parathyroid hormone: which is the best choice?
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti Italy
    J Nephrol 23:210-5. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Anterior ischemic optic neuropathy and dialysis: role of hypotension and anemia
    C Basile
    Nephrology Unit, General Hospital, Martina Franca, Italy
    J Nephrol 14:420-3. 2001
    ..In conclusion, this study aims to stress that most cases of AION occurring in chronic uremic patients on dialysis have some common features, including hypotension above all and anemia as common risk factors...
  31. ncbi request reprint Calcitriol pulse therapy and histology of parathyroid glands in hemodialysis patients
    Carlo Lomonte
    Department of Nephrology, Miulli Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:716-20. 2003
    ..However, not much is known about the effect of such therapy on parathyroid morphology...
  32. ncbi request reprint End-stage renal disease in leprosy
    Carlo Lomonte
    Department of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    J Nephrol 17:302-5. 2004
    ..This study aimed to report the long-term experience of our department in this field...
  33. ncbi request reprint Female hemodialysis patients have an increased risk of nodular hyperplasia of parathyroid glands
    Carlo Lomonte
    Department of Nephrology, Miulli Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari Italy
    J Nephrol 18:92-5. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Sestamibi scintigraphy, topography, and histopathology of parathyroid glands in secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 48:638-44. 2006
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint [Management of arteriovenous fistula: anastomosis and more....]
    C Lomonte
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti
    G Ital Nefrol 24:5-12. 2007
    ..the natural history of vascular access, but also of the patient...
  36. ncbi request reprint A comparison of methods for the measurement of hemodialysis access recirculation
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Taranto, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:908-13. 2003
    ..Furthermore, some other indicator dilution techniques, utilizing the dilution of serum potassium (K), glucose, hematocrit (Hct) and hemoglobin (Hb) have been recently described...
  37. ncbi request reprint [Occlusion of hemodialysis vascular accesses by means of endovascular procedures]
    C Lomonte
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti BA, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 25:76-80. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the different technical solutions available allow to adequately solve the problems linked to anatomical variability and to the sites of the vascular accesses...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effect of acetate-free biofiltration on the anaemia of haemodialysis patients: a prospective cross-over study
    C Basile
    Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, Hospital of Martina Franca, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 16:1914-9. 2001
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Autogenous side-to-side brachial-basilic fistulas without vein transposition: a valuable option?
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    Semin Dial 22:194-8. 2009
    ..The results of this surgical technique appear satisfactory...
  40. ncbi request reprint Embolization of haemodialysis arteriovenous fistulas complicated by venous hypertension: a feasibility study
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva dell Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:199-202. 2005
  41. ncbi request reprint Cinacalcet is effective in relapses of secondary hyperparathyroidism after parathyroidectomy
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:2056-62. 2007
    ..The aim of this single-centre prospective study was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of cinacalcet in this high-risk category of patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Nitinol stenting and an unsuccessful surgical operation
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology and Interventional Radiology Unit, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1468-70. 2007
  43. ncbi request reprint Is there a place for duplex screening of the brachial artery in the maturation of arteriovenous fistulas?
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari, Italy
    Semin Dial 18:243-6. 2005
    ..This measure may be helpful in monitoring which AVFs will probably fail. This screening should integrate clinical assessment, thus allowing sound judgment of the level of maturation of an AVF and of its outcome...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Management of central venous catheter: prevention of thrombosis and bacteremia]
    C Lomonte
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Ente Ecclesiastico, Ospedale Generale Regionale F Miulli, Acquaviva delle Fonti Bari, Italy
    G Ital Nefrol 26:73-80. 2009
    ..However, it must not be forgotten that the best way of preventing CVC-related bacteremia is by reinforcing all control procedures, with the active involvement of patients and staff...
  45. ncbi request reprint Predictors of serum creatinine in haemodialysis patients: a cross-sectional analysis
    Luigi Vernaglione
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:1209-13. 2003
    ..To explore these questions, a cross-sectional analysis of potential predictors of serum creatinine was performed...
  46. ncbi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for calcific uremic arteriolopathy: a case series
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Italy
    J Nephrol 15:676-80. 2002
    ..The present retrospective study supports a role of HOT in many cases of CUA, especially considering that, in the absence of severe II(nd) HPTH, there are very few therapeutic options...
  47. doi request reprint On the phenomenology of the perforating vein of the elbow
    Carlo Lomonte
    Division of Nephrology, Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy
    Semin Dial 22:300-3. 2009
    ..This review intends to explore the role that the perforating vein of the elbow plays in the physiology and pathology of the AVF, in relation to the issues that most frequently occur in clinical practice...
  48. ncbi request reprint The effect of convection on the nutritional status of haemodialysis patients
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:vii46-9; discussion vii58-9. 2003
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint The impact of relapsing sterile icodextrin-associated peritonitis on peritoneal dialysis outcome
    Carlo Basile
    Division of Nephrology, Hospital of Martina Franca, Taranto, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:384-6. 2003
    ..Some cases have been reported of culture-negative ICO-associated peritonitis which relapse on re-challenge...
  50. doi request reprint Diabetics on dialysis in Italy: a nationwide epidemiological study
    Giovanni Panzetta
    Unita Operativa Complessa di Nefrologia e Dialisi, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Ospedali Riuniti di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:3988-95. 2008
    ..Diabetes mellitus is a common disease, comprising 4-8% of the general population and up to 45% of new dialysis patients in industrialized countries...
  51. ncbi request reprint Blood volume controlled hemodialysis in hypotension-prone patients: a randomized, multicenter controlled trial
    Antonio Santoro
    Divisione de Nefrologia e Dialisi Malpighi, Policlinico S Orsola Malpighi, Via P Palagi 9, 40138 Bologna, Italy
    Kidney Int 62:1034-45. 2002
    ..This multicenter, prospective, randomized, crossover study aimed to clarify whether BVT (treatment B) can improve hypotension-prone patients' treatment tolerance, compared with conventional hemodialysis (treatment A)...
  52. ncbi request reprint Active vitamin D agents and refractory hyperparathyroidism in dialysis patients
    Carlo Basile
    Kidney Int 68:410; author reply 410-1. 2005
  53. ncbi request reprint Are low plasma levels of 25-(OH)vitamin D a major risk factor for hyperparathyroidism independent of calcitriol in renal transplant patients?
    Carlo Lomonte
    Department of Nephrology, Miulli Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Bari Italy
    J Nephrol 18:96-101. 2005
    ..However, to date little attention has been paid to 25OHD metabolism abnormalities after renal transplantation (Tx). This cross-sectional study aimed to focus on its role in mineral metabolism dysregulation in functioning Tx...
  54. pmc Activator protein 2alpha mediates parathyroid TGF-alpha self-induction in secondary hyperparathyroidism
    Maria Vittoria Arcidiacono
    Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 19:1919-28. 2008
    ..In summary, increased AP2 expression and transcriptional activity at the TGF-alpha promoter determine the severity of the hyperplasia driven by parathyroid TGF-alpha self-upregulation in secondary hyperparathyroidism...
  55. doi request reprint Dialysis time is the crucial factor in the adequacy of hemodialysis
    Carlo Basile
    Kidney Int 74:965-6. 2008
  56. ncbi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of calciphylaxis? Yes, more than hope
    Carlo Basile
    Kidney Int 62:2300; author reply 2300. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Detection of early arteriovenous fistula failure: systematic physical examination and beyond
    Carlo Basile
    Semin Dial 19:85; author reply 85-6. 2006
  58. ncbi request reprint Blood-pressure control for renoprotection in patients with non-diabetic chronic renal disease (REIN-2): multicentre, randomised controlled trial
    Piero Ruggenenti
    Clinical Research Centre for Rare Diseases Aldo e Cele Dacco, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research, Villa Camozzi, Ranica, Bergamo, Italy
    Lancet 365:939-46. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Convection versus diffusion in dialysis: an Italian prospective multicentre study
    Piergiorgio Bolasco
    Departments of Nephrology and Dialysis, Unità Operativa Servizio Dialisi Territoriale, Azienda USL N 8 di Cagliari, Italy
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 18:vii50-4; discussion vii59-62. 2003
    ..A recruitment period of 1 year is planned. The study design has adequate power to detect an absolute reduction of 3% hypotensive episodes with the experimental convective treatments compared with standard low-flux HD...
  60. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of end-stage renal disease in an interregional perspective: Registries of Puglia and Basilicata, southern Italy
    Felice Vitullo
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Health Policy, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Epidemiology, Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, S Maria Imbaro, Italy
    J Nephrol 16:813-21. 2003
    ..This report on the 1994-1998 Dialysis and Transplantation Registry (DTR) of Puglia and Basilicata provides the first epidemiological profile of ESRD in southern Italy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Timing of first cannulation of arteriovenous fistula: time matters, but there is also something else
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 20:1519-20. 2005
  62. ncbi request reprint Should low-dose methotrexate therapy be prescribed to dialysis patients?
    Carlo Basile
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 17:530-1. 2002