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Proteomic characterization of serine hydrolase activity and composition in normal urine
Abstract Background Serine hydrolases constitute a large enzyme family involved in a diversity of proteolytic and metabolic processes which are essential for many aspects of normal physiology. ...
Predicting risk of mortality in dialysis patients: a retrospective cohort study evaluating the prognostic value of a simple chest X-ray
Abstract Background Clinical outcomes of dialysis patients are variable, and improved knowledge of prognosis would inform decisions regarding patient management. We assessed the value of simple, ...
Association of frailty and physical function in patients with non-dialysis CKD: a systematic review
Abstract Background Frailty is a condition characterized by a decline in physical function and functional capacity. Common symptoms of frailty, such as weakness and exhaustion, are prevalent in ...
Cohort profile: Canadian study of prediction of death, dialysis and interim cardiovascular events (CanPREDDICT)
Abstract Background The Canadian Study of Prediction of Death, Dialysis and Interim Cardiovascular Events (CanPREDDICT) is a large, prospective, pan-Canadian, cohort study designed to improve ...
Young aboriginals are less likely to receive a renal transplant: a Canadian national study
Abstract Background Previous studies have demonstrated Aboriginals are less likely to receive a renal transplant in comparison to Caucasians however whether this applies to the entire population ...
Proteomics in acute kidney injury—current status and future promise
Pediatric acute kidney injury (AKI) is associated with increased morbidity, mortality and associated healthcare costs. Unfortunately, there are currently no effective therapies available, and this has been attributed in ...