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Vol. 92, No. 4, 2002

Issue release date: October 2002

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Editorial / Publisher’s Note

Nephron 2002;92:757 (DOI:10.1159/000065575)
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Immune Dysfunction and Cytokine Production in Hemodialysis

Could They Be Lessened by Vitamin E-Coated Dialyzer Membrane?

Senatore M. · Cecere P. · Colombo P. · Costantini L. · Filiberti O. · Piccini G. · Peona C. · Buemi M. · Nicoletti A. · Rizzuto G.
Nephron 2002;92:758–762 (DOI:10.1159/000065446)
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Nephrology Grand Rounds. Clinical Issues in Nephrology. Section Editors: E. Ritz; M. ...

Interesting News in Peritoneal Dialysis

De Vriese A.S.
Nephron 2002;92:763–771 (DOI:10.1159/000065443)
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Original Paper

Smoking Is Associated with Alterations of Blood Thiol-Group Related Antioxidants in Patients on Hemodialysis

Wang N.-P. · Lim P.-S. · Chen T.-T. · Thien L.-M. · Wang T.-H. · Hsu W.-M.
Nephron 2002;92:772–779 (DOI:10.1159/000065438)
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Exogenous Nitric Oxide Inhibits Tumor Necrosis Factor-Alpha- or Interleukin-1-Beta-Induced Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Expression in Human Mesangial Cells

Role of IκB-Alpha and Cyclic GMP

Lee S.K. · Kim C.S. · Yang W.S. · Kim S.B. · Park S.-K. · Park J.S.
Nephron 2002;92:780–787 (DOI:10.1159/000065441)
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Effect of Long-Term Administration of Prostaglandin I2 in Incipient Diabetic Nephropathy

Owada A. · Suda S. · Hata T.
Nephron 2002;92:788–796 (DOI:10.1159/000065445)
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Differential Expression of Mcp-1 and Its Receptor CCR2 in Glucose Primed Human Mesangial Cells

Janssen U. · Sowa E. · Marchand P. · Floege J. · Phillips A.O. · Radeke H.H.
Nephron 2002;92:797–806 (DOI:10.1159/000065448)
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Prediction of Relapse by Plasma Lipoprotein(a) Concentration in Children with Steroid-Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome

Kawasaki Y. · Suzuki J. · Nozawa R. · Suzuki S. · Suzuki H.
Nephron 2002;92:807–811 (DOI:10.1159/000065452)
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Urinary Concentrations of Alpha-1-Microglobulin and Albumin in Patients with Reflux Nephropathy before and after Puberty

Konda R. · Kakizaki H. · Nakai H. · Hayashi Y. · Hosokawa S. · Kawaguchi S. · Matuoka H. · Nonomura K.
Nephron 2002;92:812–816 (DOI:10.1159/000065462)
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Serum Matrix Metalloproteinases MMP-2 and MMP-3 Levels in Dialysis Patients Vary Independently of CRP and IL-6 Levels

Preston G.A. · Barrett C.V. · Alcorta D.A. · Hogan S.L. · Dinwiddie L. · Jennette J.C. · Falk R.J.
Nephron 2002;92:817–823 (DOI:10.1159/000065464)
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Prognostic Value of Urinary Interleukin 6 in Patients with IgA Nephropathy: An 8-Year Follow-Up Study

Harada K. · Akai Y. · Kurumatani N. · Iwano M. · Saito Y.
Nephron 2002;92:824–826 (DOI:10.1159/000065465)
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Which Kt/V Is the Most Valid for Assessment of Both Long Mild and Short Intensive Hemodialyses?

Miwa T. · Nakai S. · Miwa M. · Shinzato T. · Segawa K. · Maeda K.
Nephron 2002;92:827–831 (DOI:10.1159/000065456)
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Comparison of Plasma Levels of Mature Adrenomedullin and Natriuretic Peptide as Markers of Cardiac Function in Hemodialysis Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Osajima A. · Okazaki M. · Tamura M. · Anai H. · Kabashima N. · Suda T. · Iwamoto M. · Ota T. · Watanabe Y. · Kanegae K. · Nakashima Y.
Nephron 2002;92:832–839 (DOI:10.1159/000065459)
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Cellular Component of Vascular Calcification

Fibroblasts Are Essential for Calcium Deposition in Cultured Cells

Watanabe Y. · Suzuki M. · Oyama Y. · Kusano E. · Tamba K. · Iimura O. · Ito C. · Imai M. · Asano Y.
Nephron 2002;92:840–845 (DOI:10.1159/000065461)
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AQP1 in Red Blood Cells of Uremic Patients during Hemodialytic Treatment

Buemi M. · Floccari F. · Di Pasquale G. · Cutroneo G. · Sturiale A. · Aloisi C. · Ruello A. · Romeo A. · Favaloro A. · Corica F. · Frisina N. · Anastasi G.
Nephron 2002;92:846–852 (DOI:10.1159/000065436)
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Detection of mRNA for Alpha-3 Chain of Type IV Collagen in the Glomerular Epithelium, and the Effect of Perfused Elastase on Its Expression

Nogae S. · Michimata M. · Araki T. · Suzuki M. · Kazama I. · Ito S. · Imai Y. · Matsubara M.
Nephron 2002;92:853–859 (DOI:10.1159/000065440)
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Different Effects of Castration and Estrogen Administration on Glomerular Injury in Spontaneously Hyperglycemic Otsuka Long-Evans Tokushima Fatty (OLETF) Rats

Tomiyoshi Y. · Sakemi T. · Aoki S. · Miyazono M.
Nephron 2002;92:860–867 (DOI:10.1159/000065442)
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Interleukin 4 Co-Stimulates the PDGF-BB- and bFGF-Mediated Proliferation of Mesangial Cells and Myofibroblasts

Sommer M. · Eismann U. · Gerth J. · Stein G.
Nephron 2002;92:868–882 (DOI:10.1159/000065451)
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Hyperphosphatemia Modestly Retards Parathyroid Hormone Suppression during Calcitriol-Induced Hypercalcemia in Normal and Azotemic Rats

Jara A. · Chacón C. · Felsenfeld A.J.
Nephron 2002;92:883–888 (DOI:10.1159/000065454)
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Impaired Urinary Concentrating Ability in Genetically Polyuric Mice

Homma S. · Takeda S. · Kusano E. · Matsuo Y. · Shimizu T. · Nakamura M. · Oohara T. · Makino S. · Asano Y.
Nephron 2002;92:889–897 (DOI:10.1159/000065463)
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Suppressive Effects of Rosmarinic Acid on Mesangioproliferative Glomerulonephritis in Rats

Makino T. · Ono T. · Liu N. · Nakamura T. · Muso E. · Honda G.
Nephron 2002;92:898–904 (DOI:10.1159/000065457)
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Distinct Role of Nitric Oxide and Endothelium-Derived Hyperpolarizing Factor in Renal Microcirculation

Studies in the Isolated Perfused Hydronephrotic Kidney

Ozawa Y. · Hayashi K. · Nagahama T. · Fujiwara K. · Kanda T. · Homma K. · Saruta T.
Nephron 2002;92:905–913 (DOI:10.1159/000065460)
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Cyclosporine or FK506 Decrease Mature Epidermal Growth Factor Protein Expression and Renal Tubular Regeneration in Rat Kidneys with Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury

Yang C.W. · Lee S.H. · Lim S.W. · Jung J.Y. · Kim W.Y. · Kim H.W. · Choi B.S. · Li C. · Cha J.H. · Kim Y.S. · Kim J. · Bang B.K.
Nephron 2002;92:914–921 (DOI:10.1159/000065435)
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Case Report

Colchicine-Induced Myopathy with Normal Creatine Phosphokinase Level in a Renal Transplant Patient

Caglar K. · Safali M. · Yavuz I. · Odabaşi Z. · Yenicesu M. · Vural A.
Nephron 2002;92:922–924 (DOI:10.1159/000065439)
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Short Communication

Clinical Study of Heparin-Free Hemodialysis with the Inside of Hollow Fibers in Dialyzer Coated by Human Albumins

Wu X. · Chen H.
Nephron 2002;92:925–928 (DOI:10.1159/000065437)
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Spontaneous Bilateral Perirenal Hematoma in a Patient with Tetrology of Fallot

Ravichandran R. · Rengarajan T. · Rao S.M.
Nephron 2002;92:929–930 (DOI:10.1159/000065444)
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Age-Dependent Phosphate Homeostasis Is Regulated by a Circulating Factor

Matsumoto N. · Komatsu Y. · Hattori M. · Shiraga H. · Ito K.
Nephron 2002;92:931–932 (DOI:10.1159/000065447)
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No Effect of Transfusion Transmitted Virus Viremia on the Distribution and Activation of Peripheral Lymphocytes in Hemodialyzed Patients

Fodor B. · Ladányi E. · Aleksza M. · Takács M. · Lakos G. · Árkossy O. · Koós A. · Nagy A. · Széll J. · Klenk N. · Sárváry E. · Sipka S.
Nephron 2002;92:933–937 (DOI:10.1159/000065449)
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A Case of SIADH Induced by Mizoribin Administration

Fujino Y. · Inaba M. · Imanishi Y. · Nagata M. · Goto H. · Kumeda Y. · Nakatani T. · Ishimura E. · Nishizawa Y.
Nephron 2002;92:938–940 (DOI:10.1159/000065450)
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Response to Delayed Fluid Therapy in Crush Syndrome

Ensari C. · Tüfekçioglu O. · Ayli D. · Gümüs T. · Izdes S. · Turanli S.
Nephron 2002;92:941–943 (DOI:10.1159/000065453)
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Fanconi and Inappropriate Secretion of Antidiuretic Hormone Syndromes Secondary to Venlafaxine Therapy

Izzedine H. · Launay-Vacher V. · Ciroldi M. · Fardet L. · Deray G.
Nephron 2002;92:944–946 (DOI:10.1159/000065455)
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Recurrent Lupus nephritis in the Second Allograft of a Patient with Systemic Lupus erythematosus

Isaac J. · Shihab F.S.
Nephron 2002;92:947–949 (DOI:10.1159/000065458)
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Letter to the Editor

Nephrotic Syndrome Associated with Celiac Disease

A Report of Five Cases

Gimenez Llort A. · Vila Cots J. · Camacho Diaz J.A. · Vila Santandreu A. · Concheiro Guisan A. · Garcia Garcia L.
Nephron 2002;92:950 (DOI:10.1159/000065576)
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Harnessing the Microcirculation to Increase Dialysis Efficiency

Kong C.H. · Farrington K.
Nephron 2002;92:951 (DOI:10.1159/000065577)
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Lesser Sac Abscess Induced Relapsing Peritonitis in a CAPD Patient

Chen C.-H. · Chou Y.-H. · Tiu C.-M. · Hou C.-C. · Yang C.-L. · Ng Y.-Y. · Yang W.-C.
Nephron 2002;92:952–954 (DOI:10.1159/000065578)
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A New Quantitative Classification of Diabetic Nephropathy by Morphometric Analysis

Kanauchi M. · Kitauchi K. · Hashimoto T.
Nephron 2002;92:955–956 (DOI:10.1159/000065579)
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Vascular Access Thrombosis Is Not Related to Presence of Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis

Palomo I. · Pereira J. · Alarcón M. · Vasquez M. · Pierangeli S.
Nephron 2002;92:957–958 (DOI:10.1159/000065580)
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A Case of Wegener’s Granulomatosis Treated with Mycophenolate Mofetil

Lin S. · Shan L. · Mingcai Q.
Nephron 2002;92:959 (DOI:10.1159/000065581)
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Full-Dose Chemotherapy for Esophageal Cancer Patient under Hemodialysis

Kurisu A. · Hata T. · Owada A.
Nephron 2002;92:960 (DOI:10.1159/000065582)
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Further Section


Nephron 2002;92:961 (DOI:10.1159/000067159)
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Acknowledgement to the Reviewers

Nephron 2002;92:962 (DOI:10.1159/000067160)
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Author Index Vol. 92, 2002

Nephron 2002;92:963–966 (DOI:10.1159/000067161)
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Subject Index Vol. 92, 2002

Nephron 2002;92:967–970 (DOI:10.1159/000067162)
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Contents Vol. 92, 2002

Nephron 2002;92:971–976 (DOI:10.1159/000067163)
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