Tetsu Akimoto

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Affiliation: Jichi Medical School
Country: Japan

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reversible acute renal failure associated with clomipramine-induced interstitial nephritis
    Akira Onishi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 11:241-3. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The impact of nephrectomy and renal transplantation on serum levels of soluble Klotho protein
    T Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Transplant Proc 45:134-6. 2013
  3. pmc Characteristics of urinary and serum soluble Klotho protein in patients with different degrees of chronic kidney disease
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi, 329 0498, Japan
    BMC Nephrol 13:155. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between the soluble Klotho protein and the residual renal function among peritoneal dialysis patients
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 16:442-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Steroid treatment in patients with membranous nephropathy and hepatitis B virus surface antigenemia: a report of two cases
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:289-93. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint A case of recurrent renal failure associated with metabolic alkalosis induced by protracted vomiting
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical School, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Minamikawachi Machi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 10:279-83. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A case of thoracic hemorrhage due to ectopic parathyroid hyperplasia with chronic renal failure
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi Machi, Tochigi, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:e109-14. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Reduced hydration status characterized by disproportionate elevation of blood urea nitrogen to serum creatinine among the patients with cerebral infarction
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Jichi Medical School, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Med Hypotheses 77:601-4. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Microscopic hematuria and diabetic glomerulosclerosis--clinicopathological analysis of type 2 diabetic patients associated with overt proteinuria
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Nephron Clin Pract 109:c119-26. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Clinical features of malignant hypertension with thrombotic microangiopathy
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 33:77-83. 2011

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  1. ncbi request reprint Reversible acute renal failure associated with clomipramine-induced interstitial nephritis
    Akira Onishi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 11:241-3. 2007
    ..5 mg/kg per day, his urinary output improved, along with improvement of his renal function; therefore hemodialysis was finally discontinued. To our knowledge, this is the first case report of AIN induced by clomipramine...
  2. doi request reprint The impact of nephrectomy and renal transplantation on serum levels of soluble Klotho protein
    T Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Transplant Proc 45:134-6. 2013
    ..We evaluated serial changes in serum Klotho levels among living donors before and after retroperitoneoscopic nephrectomy as well as in their renal transplant recipients...
  3. pmc Characteristics of urinary and serum soluble Klotho protein in patients with different degrees of chronic kidney disease
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi, 329 0498, Japan
    BMC Nephrol 13:155. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to characterize the relationship between the soluble Klotho level and renal function in patients with various degrees of chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between the soluble Klotho protein and the residual renal function among peritoneal dialysis patients
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 16:442-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine the relationship between the soluble form of Klotho and renal function in chronic peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients, a relationship which remains poorly understood...
  5. doi request reprint Steroid treatment in patients with membranous nephropathy and hepatitis B virus surface antigenemia: a report of two cases
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:289-93. 2011
    ..Further studies will be required to determine the optimal timing and appropriate duration of antiviral treatment in such patients requiring long-term immunosuppression...
  6. ncbi request reprint A case of recurrent renal failure associated with metabolic alkalosis induced by protracted vomiting
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical School, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Minamikawachi Machi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 10:279-83. 2006
    ..Postoperative recovery was smooth, and the patient's vomiting and recurrent deterioration of renal function finally settled...
  7. ncbi request reprint A case of thoracic hemorrhage due to ectopic parathyroid hyperplasia with chronic renal failure
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi Machi, Tochigi, Japan
    Am J Kidney Dis 45:e109-14. 2005
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first case report of secondary hyperparathyroidism with thoracic hemorrhage originating from an ectopic mediastinal parathyroid gland...
  8. doi request reprint Reduced hydration status characterized by disproportionate elevation of blood urea nitrogen to serum creatinine among the patients with cerebral infarction
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Jichi Medical School, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Med Hypotheses 77:601-4. 2011
    ..The hydration status may be a contributing factor to subtypes of cerebral infarction. Whether our findings are also the case with overall patients with cerebral infarction should be evaluated in greater detail...
  9. doi request reprint Microscopic hematuria and diabetic glomerulosclerosis--clinicopathological analysis of type 2 diabetic patients associated with overt proteinuria
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Nephron Clin Pract 109:c119-26. 2008
    ..In addition, the prevalence and composition of nondiabetic renal disease (NDRD) among proteinuric diabetics still remain to be delineated...
  10. doi request reprint Clinical features of malignant hypertension with thrombotic microangiopathy
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Exp Hypertens 33:77-83. 2011
    ..7 days, respectively. These results suggest that ALDO, but not PRA, may act as a potent indicator of the magnitude of vascular and organ damage related to TMA among patients with malignant hypertension (MH)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rapid formation of Aspergillus mycetoma in a patient receiving corticosteroid treatment. Serial radiographic observation over two months
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shimotsuke
    Intern Med 46:733-7. 2007
    ..The rapid development of pulmonary aspergillosis associated with the formation of an Aspergillus mycetoma should be attributed to the loss of normal immune mechanisms due to immunosuppressive treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Role of cyclins in cAMP inhibition of glomerular mesangial cell proliferation
    Chiharu Ito
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Sci (Lond) 107:81-7. 2004
    ..These data suggest that cAMP inhibits MC proliferation through inhibition of MAPK activity, and this mechanism partly involves alteration in the levels of cell-cycle-regulated proteins...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Case of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis complicated with essential mixed cryoglobulinemia]
    Eriko Kanashiki
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi 50:1024-9. 2008
    ..Therefore, the possibility of the latent presence of cryoglobulinemia in cases with HSP having an active rash refractory to steroid treatment should not be overlooked...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Case of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis associated with IgA monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance]
    Daishi Meguro
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi 51:145-9. 2009
    ..However, we must bear in mind the latent presence of IgA-MGUS in cases of HSPN...
  15. ncbi request reprint Acute kidney injury in a patient with nephrotic syndrome due to focal segmental glomerular nephritis induced by a single oral administration of high-dose bisphosphonate (minodronate)
    Takanori Komada
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 52:1383-7. 2013
    ..Following cessation of minodronate without the administration of immunosuppressive agents, the patient's renal function and proteinuria markedly improved...
  16. pmc Is there a link between diabetic glomerular injury and crescent formation? A case report and literature review
    Naoko Otani
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi, 329 0498, Japan
    Diagn Pathol 7:46. 2012
    ..We have reviewed the previous literature and herein discuss the pathological implications of the development of crescents in patients with diabetic glomerulosclerosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint The anti-platelet agent, ticlopidine, upregulates interleukin-1-Beta-stimulated nitric oxide production in cultured rat vascular smooth muscle cells
    Makoto Inoue
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan
    Exp Nephrol 10:267-74. 2002
    ..To elucidate the mechanism of the action of this drug, we investigated cytokine-stimulated nitric oxide (NO) metabolism by ticlopidine in cultured rat vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC)...
  18. doi request reprint Accelerated recovery from nephrotic syndrome with acute renal failure by double filtration plasmapheresis in a patient with lupus podocytopathy
    Yoshitaka Iwazu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 16:485-9. 2012
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  19. doi request reprint Nephrotic syndrome and renal failure in a patient with metastatic breast cancer
    Hiromichi Yoshizawa
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:567-71. 2011
    ..Further studies and accumulated experience with renal biopsy are required to better determine the relationship between pathological alterations and prognostic characteristics among patients with pamidronate-associated renal impairments...
  20. ncbi request reprint Purpura with ulcerative skin lesions and mixed cryoglobulinemia in a quiescent hepatitis B virus carrier
    Tomoyuki Yamazaki
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 53:115-9. 2014
    ..However, the patient ultimately required prednisolone due to the limited benefits of these treatments. We also discuss various concerns regarding steroid treatment in patients with mixed cryoglobulinemia complicated by HBV infection. ..
  21. doi request reprint Development of features of glomerulopathy in tumor-bearing rats: a potential model for paraneoplastic glomerulopathy
    Shin Ichi Takeda
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:1786-92. 2012
    ..In the present study, we investigated whether cancer-bearing rats develop features of glomerulopathy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of serial opportunistic infections including disseminated nocardiosis and cryptococcal meningitis in a patient with ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Kana Iwazu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 51:3051-6. 2012
    ..Cryptococcus neoformans was identified on a culture of the cerebrospinal fluid. Anti-fungal treatment resulted in the remission of cryptococcal meningitis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Anti-glomerular basement membrane glomerulonephritis complicated by thrombocytopenia
    Takuya Miki
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 51:3395-9. 2012
    ..This report also discusses the pathological background and clinical management of TMA and HIT among patients with anti-GBM glomerulonephritis...
  24. ncbi request reprint A case of cervical cancer-related membranous nephropathy treated with radiation therapy
    Chiharu Ito
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Japan
    Intern Med 50:47-51. 2011
    ..Invasiveness of intervention and patient prognosis should be carefully deliberated in the management of the two diseases...
  25. doi request reprint Successful relatively low-dose corticosteroid therapy for diclofenac-induced acute interstitial nephritis with severe renal failure
    Makoto Inoue
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 12:296-9. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that corticosteroid treatment should be reserved for patients with the protracted deterioration of renal function even after discontinuation of offending trigger agents...
  26. doi request reprint Membranous nephropathy in an HIV-positive patient complicated with hepatitis B virus infection
    Akihiko Numata
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:769-73. 2011
    ..Obviously, further studies and accumulated clinical experience are required to better determine the pathogenesis and management of HBV-associated MN among patients with HIV infections...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison between serum free triiodothyronine levels and body fluid distribution in hemodialysis patients
    Osamu Saito
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 16:952-8. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the relationship between levels of thyroid hormone and body composition parameters in Japanese hemodialysis patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Minimal change nephrotic syndrome complicated with malignant ascites in a patient with type II diabetes
    Taro Sugase
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 51:1885-8. 2012
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint [Case of lupus nephritis and enteritis associated with bilateral hydronephrosis]
    Maki Kato
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi 51:569-75. 2009
    ..We should bear in mind the possible association of several disorders, including nephrotic syndrome, enteritis, and hydronephrosis due to cystitis, in cases presenting with SLE...
  30. ncbi request reprint Serial Tc-99m MAG3 renography evaluating the recovery of acute kidney injury associated with minimal change nephrotic syndrome
    Hidenori Kanazawa
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 52:987-91. 2013
    ..The potential impact of serial renal scanning in MCNS patients with AKI will also be discussed...
  31. ncbi request reprint Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis with acute kidney injury in nephrotic syndrome with the glomerular deposition of nephritis-associated plasmin receptor antigen
    Ayako Kokuzawa
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 52:2087-91. 2013
    ..His renal function and proteinuria were improved with supportive care, including hemodialysis, without the administration of immunosuppressive agents. ..
  32. doi request reprint Serum adiponectin and markers of endothelial injury in hemodialysis patients with arteriosclerosis obliterans
    Osamu Saito
    Department of Nephrology, Jichi Medical University, Simotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 12:58-64. 2008
    ..However, the implications of adiponectin and endothelial function in ASO of hemodialysis patients has not been fully elucidated...
  33. doi request reprint Central venous stenosis among hemodialysis patients is often not associated with previous central venous catheters
    Atsushi Kotoda
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    ASAIO J 57:439-43. 2011
    ..However, those still need to be confirm by larger prospective studies of overall chronic HD patients with symptomatic CVS...
  34. ncbi request reprint Modulation of the erythropoietin-induced proliferative pathway by cAMP in vascular smooth muscle cells
    Chiharu Ito
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 283:C1715-21. 2002
    ..The results also suggested that these agents, which could accumulate cAMP, might be protective for Epo-stimulated direct action...
  35. ncbi request reprint Chronic hyperosmolality enhances ANP-dependent cGMP production via stimulation of transcription and protein synthesis in cultured rat IMCD cells
    Eiji Kusano
    Department of Nephrology, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi, Tochigi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 197:209-20. 2002
    ..The results suggest that chronic hyperosmolality enhances ANP-dependent cGMP production via stimulation of transcription and protein synthesis in cultured rat IMCD cells...
  36. doi request reprint Tumoral calcinosis associated with hypercalcemia in a patient with chronic renal failure
    Ryoko Horikoshi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:154-8. 2011
    ..This was a rare case of sarcoidosis associated with symptomatic tumoral calcinosis and hypercalcemia. The diagnostic significance of a gallium scan in this case will also be discussed...
  37. ncbi request reprint Changes in the urinary excretion of beta2-microglobulin (beta 2MG) and N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminidase (NAG) during treatment for lupus nephritis
    Takahiro Masuda
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Intern Med 47:287-90. 2008
    ..In this report, we describe the changes in the urinary excretion of beta 2MG and NAG during immunosuppressive treatment combined with double filtration plasmapheresis in a case of LN...
  38. doi request reprint Renal failure caused by plasma cell infiltration in multiple myeloma
    Shiho Hanawa
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:586-90. 2011
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Ascites from patients with encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis augments NIH/3T3 fibroblast proliferation
    Yoshinori Masunaga
    Department of Nephrology, Jichi Medical School, Minamikawachi, Kawachi, Tochigi, Japan
    Ther Apher Dial 7:486-93. 2003
    ..We conclude that EPS ascites stimulate NIH/3T3 fibroblast proliferation via protein kinase C and tyrosine kinase. The elevated cytokine and growth factors partly contribute to the EPS ascites-induced fibroblast proliferation...
  40. ncbi request reprint [Nephrotic syndrome associated with lung adenocarcinoma: report of an autopsy case]
    Satoko Komori
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi 51:138-44. 2009
    ..Physicians should, therefore, bear in mind the potential association of malignancy and immediately and carefully investigate the potential presence of a malignancy in elderly patients with a new onset of nephrotic syndrome...
  41. doi request reprint Is there a link between the structural impact of thoracic outlet and the development of central venous stenosis?
    Atsushi Kotoda
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke shi, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Med Hypotheses 80:29-31. 2013
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint TGF-beta inhibits vascular sprouting through TGF-beta type I receptor in the mouse embryonic aorta
    Chiharu Ito
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School, Tochigi, Japan
    Tohoku J Exp Med 218:63-71. 2009
    ..These data suggest that TGF-beta superfamily may act as an inhibitor of vascular sprouting mainly through ALK5 signaling pathway. We propose that VEGF may antagonize the TGF-beta autoregulatory action to initiate vascular sprouting...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cilostazol enhances IL-1beta-induced NO production and apoptosis in rat vascular smooth muscle via PKA-dependent pathway
    Chiharu Ito
    Department of Nephrology, Jichi Medical School, Yakushiji 3311 1, Minamikawachi, 329 0498, Tochigi, Japan
    Cell Signal 14:625-32. 2002
    ..These results shows that cilostazol potentiates IL-1beta-induced NO production via PKA-pathway and thereafter augments apoptosis via NO-dependent pathway...
  44. pmc Level of 8-OHdG in drained dialysate appears to be a marker of peritoneal damage in peritoneal dialysis
    Yoshiyuki Morishita
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    Int J Nephrol Renovasc Dis 5:9-14. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between an oxidative stress marker, 8-hydroxydeoxyguanosine (8-OHdG), and peritoneal damage in PD patients...
  45. pmc Balloon-assisted creation and maturation of an arteriovenous fistula in a patient with small-caliber vasculature
    Atsushi Kotoda
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Japan Kotoda Jin Clinic, Shimotsuke, Japan
    Case Rep Nephrol Urol 2:65-71. 2012
    ..5 mm in diameter, respectively. The clinical impact of percutaneous radiological intervention for expediting the maturation of an autogenous AVF with small-caliber vessels is also discussed...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Poisoning of drugs and chemicals]
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical School
    Nihon Rinsho 62:511-4. 2004
  47. ncbi request reprint [Renal parenchymal and renovascular hypertension]
    Tetsu Akimoto
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University
    Nippon Rinsho . 2007
  48. ncbi request reprint Flank pain, nausea, vomiting and hypotension in a chronic hemodialysis patient with a spontaneous perirenal hemorrhage
    Yusuke Igarashi
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan
    Intern Med 52:2083-6. 2013
    ..Concerns regarding the management of the disease are also discussed. ..
  49. doi request reprint Clinical remission of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis after a monotherapeutic tonsillectomy
    Yoshitaka Iwazu
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, 3311 1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329 0498, Japan
    Clin Exp Nephrol 15:132-5. 2011
    ..Because the arbitrary application of a tonsillectomy appears to be accompanied by ethical concerns, the evaluation of the clinical benefits of this procedure should be addressed more directly in the future...
  50. ncbi request reprint Fibroblast growth factor 2 promotes microvessel formation from mouse embryonic aorta
    Tetsu Akimoto
    George M O Brien Kidney and Urological Disease Center, Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 284:C371-7. 2003
    ..Our data suggest that low oxygen upregulates FGFR1 expression in embryonic aorta in vitro and renders it more responsive to FGF2...