Investigation of thyroid function and mortality predictors in patients receiving dialysis: a cross-sectional study

Nastaran Khoshhal; Ashkan Torshizian; Masoud Mohebbi; Abbas Ali Zeraraati; Ali Teimouri; Zahra Lotfi

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 4-9

  Introduction: Various studies have assessed the link between the thyroid and kidney and concluded that dysfunction in one organ can disrupt the other. Thyroid dysfunction is more prevalent in individuals with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) compared to the general population. Hypothyroid ESRD patients ...  Read More

Comparative Evaluation of Tacrolimus and Cyclosporine in Patients with Steroid-resistant Nephrotic Syndrome: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Yalda Ravanshad; Abbasali Zeraati; Mohadese Golsorkhi; Sahar Ravanshad; Anoush Azarfar; Hanieh Jafari

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 123-134

  Introduction: To date, several randomized trials have compared calcineurin inhibitors, especially tacrolimus, with cyclosporine in patients with steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome, proposing conflicting results. Use of immunosuppressive therapy for the treatment of resistant nephrotic syndrome ...  Read More