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    January 2021
  1. SEVINC M, Hasbal NB, Sakaci T, Basturk T, et al
    Frequency of depressive symptoms in Syrian refugees and Turkish maintenance hemodialysis patients during COVID-19 pandemic.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244347.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  2. YAJIMA T, Yajima K, Takahashi H
    Association of the erythropoiesis-stimulating agent resistance index and the geriatric nutritional risk index with cardiovascular mortality in maintenance hemodialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245625.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  3. ZHAO JH, Zhu QS, Li YW, Wang LL, et al
    Determinants of the intensity of uremic pruritus in patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245370.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  4. THORSTEINSDOTTIR B, Hickson LJ, Giblon R, Pajouhi A, et al
    Validation of prognostic indices for short term mortality in an incident dialysis population of older adults >75.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244081.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  5. BOLANOS CG, Pham NM, Mair RD, Meyer TW, et al
    Metabolomic analysis of uremic pruritus in patients on hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246765.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  6. MARUYAMA Y, Nakayama M, Ueda A, Miyazaki M, et al
    Comparisons of fatigue between dialysis modalities: A cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0246890.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  7. HOLT DC, Harris TM, Hughes JT, Lilliebridge R, et al
    Longitudinal whole-genome based comparison of carriage and infection associated Staphylococcus aureus in northern Australian dialysis clinics.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0245790.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  8. GARCIA-LORENZO B, Fernandez-Barcelo C, Maduell F, Sampietro-Colom L, et al
    Health Technology Assessment of a new water quality monitoring technology: Impact of automation, digitalization and remoteness in dialysis units.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247450.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  9. DE OLIVEIRA DC, Owen DG, Qian S, Green NC, et al
    Computational fluid dynamics of the right atrium: Assessment of modelling criteria for the evaluation of dialysis catheters.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247438.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  10. SASAKI S, Raita Y, Murakami M, Yamamoto S, et al
    Added value of clinical prediction rules for bacteremia in hemodialysis patients: An external validation study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0247624.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  11. ALSHOGRAN OY, Al-Eitan LN, Altawalbeh SM, Aman HA, et al
    Association of DRD4 exon III and 5-HTTLPR VNTR genetic polymorphisms with psychiatric symptoms in hemodialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249284.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  12. LIN YC, Chen BL, Shih CM, Lin FY, et al
    Effectiveness and safety of rivaroxaban versus warfarin in Taiwanese patients with end-stage renal disease and nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: A real-world nationwide cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249940.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  13. BELLAFRONTE NT, Sizoto GR, Vega-Piris L, Cuadrado GB, et al
    Correction: Bed-side measures for diagnosis of low muscle mass, sarcopenia, obesity, and sarcopenic obesity in patients with chronic kidney disease under non-dialysis-dependent, dialysis dependent and kidney transplant therapy.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250186.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  14. ANAND S, Montez-Rath ME, Han J, Garcia P, et al
    Laboratory correlates of SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity in a nationwide sample of patients on dialysis in the U.S.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0249466.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  15. KIM HR, Bae HJ, Jeon JW, Ham YR, et al
    A novel approach to dry weight adjustments for dialysis patients using machine learning.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250467.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  16. PONNUVEL S, Fletcher GJ, Anantharam R, Varughese S, et al
    Clinical utility of hepatitis C virus core antigen (HCVcAg) assay to identify active HCV infection in hemodialysis and renal transplant patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0250263.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  17. HORI M, Yasuda K, Takahashi H, Yamazaki C, et al
    Impact of serum magnesium and bone mineral density on systemic fractures in chronic hemodialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251912.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  18. JAMAL A, Babazono A, Li Y, Fujita T, et al
    Elucidating variations in outcomes among older end-stage renal disease patients on hemodialysis in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252196.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  19. MURALI KM, Mullan J, Roodenrys S, Cheikh Hassan HI, et al
    Changes in measures of cognitive function in patients with end-stage kidney disease on dialysis and the effect of dialysis vintage: A longitudinal cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252237.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  20. PARK HC, Cho A, Kim DH, Yun KS, et al
    Effect of Renamezin upon attenuation of renal function decline in pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients: 24-week prospective observational cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252186.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  21. KAMEL MH, Mahmoud H, Zhen A, Liu J, et al
    End-stage kidney disease and COVID-19 in an urban safety-net hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252679.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  22. ADANE T, Getawa S
    The prevalence and associated factors of hepatitis B and C virus in hemodialysis patients in Africa: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0251570.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  23. ITO M, Yamaguchi M, Katsuno T, Nobata H, et al
    Association between serum magnesium levels and abdominal aorta calcification in patients with pre-dialysis chronic kidney disease stage 5.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253592.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  24. GIBERTONI D, Reno C, Rucci P, Fantini MP, et al
    COVID-19 incidence and mortality in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254525.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  25. KUROKI Y, Hori K, Tsuruya K, Matsuo D, et al
    Association of blood pressure after peritoneal dialysis initiation with the decline rate of residual kidney function in newly-initiated peritoneal dialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254169.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  26. HAMMES M, Moya-Rodriguez A, Bernstein C, Nathan S, et al
    Computational modeling of the cephalic arch predicts hemodynamic profiles in patients with brachiocephalic fistula access receiving hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254016.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  27. KNAAK C, Schuster FS, Nyvlt P, Heeren P, et al
    Influence of transfusions, hemodialysis and extracorporeal life support on hyperferritinemia in critically ill patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254345.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  28. KANG SH, Kim AY, Do JY
    Comparison of lean mass indices as predictors of mortality in incident peritoneal dialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254942.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  29. GHONIMI TAL, Alkad MM, Abuhelaiqa EA, Othman MM, et al
    Mortality and associated risk factors of COVID-19 infection in dialysis patients in Qatar: A nationwide cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254246.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  30. CHO HB, Kim MG, Park SY, Song S, et al
    The influence of propofol-based total intravenous anesthesia on postoperative outcomes in end-stage renal disease patients: A retrospective observation study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254014.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  31. RICKLI C, Cosmoski LD, Dos Santos FA, Frigieri GH, et al
    Use of non-invasive intracranial pressure pulse waveform to monitor patients with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0240570.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  32. FOTHERINGHAM J, Barnes T, Dunn L, Lee S, et al
    A breakthrough series collaborative to increase patient participation with hemodialysis tasks: A stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0253966.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  33. JONES JE, Damery SL, Allen K, Johnson DW, et al
    Renal staffs' understanding of patients' experiences of transition from peritoneal dialysis to in-centre haemodialysis and their views on service improvement: A multi-site qualitative study in England and Australia.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0254931.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  34. SEIPP R, Zhang N, Nair SS, Khamash H, et al
    Patient and allograft outcomes after kidney transplant for the Indigenous patients in the United States.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0244492.
    PubMed     Abstract available

    January 2020
  35. TIAN R, Guo Y, Ye P, Zhang C, et al
    The validation of the Beijing version of the Montreal Cognitive Assessment in Chinese patients undergoing hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227073.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  36. HSU CC, Huang CC, Chang YC, Chen JS, et al
    A comparison of quality of life between patients treated with different dialysis modalities in Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227297.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  37. OTA Y, Kitamura M, Muta K, Yamashita H, et al
    Correction: Effect of statin on life prognosis in Japanese patients undergoing hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228298.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  38. HSIEH HL, Hsu SC, Cheng HS, Chen CY, et al
    The influence of atrial fibrillation on the mortality of incident ESRD patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228405.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  39. DA COSTA LA, Andreoli MCC, Carvalho AB, Draibe SA, et al
    Clinical outcomes of incident peritoneal dialysis patients coming from kidney transplantation program: A case-control study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227870.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  40. YU IC, Fang JT, Tsai YF
    Exploring demands of hemodialysis patients in Taiwan: A two-step cluster analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0228259.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  41. NONGNUCH A, Ngampongpan W, Srichatrapimuk S, Wongsa A, et al
    Immune response to influenza vaccination in ESRD patients undergoing hemodialysis vs. hemodiafiltration.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227719.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  42. HOLVOET E, Vanden Wyngaert K, Van Craenenbroeck AH, Van Biesen W, et al
    The screening score of Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) is a useful routine screening tool for malnutrition risk in patients on maintenance dialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0229722.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  43. FUJIMOTO K, Adachi H, Yamazaki K, Nomura K, et al
    Comparison of the pain-reducing effects of EMLA cream and of lidocaine tape during arteriovenous fistula puncture in patients undergoing hemodialysis: A multi-center, open-label, randomized crossover trial.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230372.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  44. LIAO MT, Chen MK, Hsieh MY, Yeh NL, et al
    Drug-coated balloon versus conventional balloon angioplasty of hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula or graft: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231463.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  45. CHEN HH, Lin CH, Lai KL, Hsieh TY, et al
    Relative risk of end-stage renal disease requiring dialysis in treated ankylosing spondylitis patients compared with individuals without ankylosing spondylitis: A nationwide, population-based, matched-cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0231458.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  46. ZHOU H, Al-Ali F, Wang C, Hamad A, et al
    Harnessing digital health to objectively assess cognitive impairment in people undergoing hemodialysis process: The Impact of cognitive impairment on mobility performance measured by wearables.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0225358.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  47. SENGER RS, Sullivan M, Gouldin A, Lundgren S, et al
    Spectral characteristics of urine from patients with end-stage kidney disease analyzed using Raman Chemometric Urinalysis (Rametrix).
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0227281.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  48. AKHTAR S, Nasir JA, Usman M, Sarwar A, et al
    The prevalence of hepatitis C virus in hemodialysis patients in Pakistan: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232931.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  49. CHANG YL, Wang JS, Yeh HC, Ting IW, et al
    Dialysis timing may be deferred toward very late initiation: An observational study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233124.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  50. LEE SW, Min HK, Chae DW, Oh KH, et al
    Indexation of left ventricular mass to predict adverse clinical outcomes in pre-dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease: KoreaN cohort study of the outcome in patients with chronic kidney disease.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233310.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  51. ISMAIL MB, Al Kassaa I, El Safadi D, Al Omari S, et al
    Prevalence of anti-hepatitis E virus IgG antibodies in sera from hemodialysis patients in Tripoli, Lebanon.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233256.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  52. GENG X, Shi E, Wang S, Song Y, et al
    A comparative analysis of the efficacy and safety of paricalcitol versus other vitamin D receptor activators in patients undergoing hemodialysis: A systematic review and meta-analysis of 15 randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233705.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  53. COLUSSI G, Brunati CCM, Gervasi F, Montoli A, et al
    A simple method for the calculation of dialysis Kt factor as a quantitative measure of removal efficiency of uremic retention solutes: Applicability to high-dialysate vs low-dialysate volume technologies.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233331.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  54. KANDA E, Epureanu BI, Adachi T, Tsuruta Y, et al
    Application of explainable ensemble artificial intelligence model to categorization of hemodialysis-patient and treatment using nationwide-real-world data in Japan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233491.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  55. AMARI Y, Morimoto S, Iida T, Takimoto H, et al
    Association between serum soluble (pro)renin receptor level and worsening of cardiac function in hemodialysis patients: A prospective observational study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233312.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  56. Correction: Drug-coated balloon versus conventional balloon angioplasty of hemodialysis arteriovenous fistula or graft: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233923.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  57. FUKUNAGA M, Kadowaki D, Mori M, Hagiwara S, et al
    In vivo evaluation of drug dialyzability in a rat model of hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233925.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  58. PALAMUTHUSINGAM D, Nadarajah A, Pascoe EM, Craig J, et al
    Postoperative mortality in patients on chronic dialysis following elective surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234402.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  59. ABBASI SH, Aftab RA, Chua SS
    Risk factors associated with nosocomial infections among end stage renal disease patients undergoing hemodialysis: A systematic review.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234376.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  60. BAVENDIEK J, Maurer P, Graber S, Pasch A, et al
    Rapid calcification propensity testing in blood using a temperature controlled microfluidic polymer chip.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230493.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  61. ELSHAHAT S, Cockwell P, Maxwell AP, Griffin M, et al
    The impact of chronic kidney disease on developed countries from a health economics perspective: A systematic scoping review.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230512.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  62. OKAZAKI M, Inaguma D, Imaizumi T, Hishida M, et al
    Impact of old age on the association between in-center extended-hours hemodialysis and mortality in patients on incident hemodialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235900.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  63. ALAGOZ S, Dincer MT, Eren N, Bakir A, et al
    Prevalence of anemia in predialysis chronic kidney disease: Is the study center a significant factor?
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0230980.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  64. ANIORT J, Freist M, Piraud A, Philipponnet C, et al
    Circulating 20S proteasome for assessing protein energy wasting syndrome in hemodialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236948.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  65. HAN BG, Lee JY, Kim MR, Shin H, et al
    Fluid overload is a determinant for cardiac structural and functional impairments in type 2 diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease stage 5 not undergoing dialysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235640.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  66. KATAOKA H, Ohara M, Suzuki T, Inoue T, et al
    Time series changes in pseudo-R2 values regarding maximum glomerular diameter and the Oxford MEST-C score in patients with IgA nephropathy: A long-term follow-up study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0232885.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  67. ALLEN M, Bhanji A, Willemsen J, Dudfield S, et al
    A simulation modelling toolkit for organising outpatient dialysis services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0237628.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  68. YEN HH, Su PY, Zeng YH, Liu IL, et al
    Glecaprevir-pibrentasvir for chronic hepatitis C: Comparing treatment effect in patients with and without end-stage renal disease in a real-world setting.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0237582.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  69. OOKAWARA S, Ito K, Sasabuchi Y, Hayasaka H, et al
    Associations of cerebral oxygenation with hemoglobin levels evaluated by near-infrared spectroscopy in hemodialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236720.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  70. OWEN DG, de Oliveira DC, Qian S, Green NC, et al
    Impact of side-hole geometry on the performance of hemodialysis catheter tips: A computational fluid dynamics assessment.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236946.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  71. PYART R, Aggett J, Goodland A, Jones H, et al
    Exploring the choices and outcomes of older patients with advanced kidney disease.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234309.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  72. MATSUOKA N, Yamaguchi M, Asai A, Kamiya K, et al
    The effectiveness and safety of computed tomographic peritoneography and video-assisted thoracic surgery for hydrothorax in peritoneal dialysis patients: A retrospective cohort study in Japan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238602.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  73. LIN YC, Lee TC, Chen CY, Lin SJ, et al
    Effectiveness of antiresorptive medications in women on long-term dialysis after hip fracture: A population-based cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238248.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  74. KURAGANO T, Joki N, Hase H, Kitamura K, et al
    Low transferrin saturation (TSAT) and high ferritin levels are significant predictors for cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disease and death in maintenance hemodialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236277.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  75. BARDOWSKA K, Letachowicz K, Kaminska D, Kusztal M, et al
    The attitude of kidney transplant recipients towards elective arteriovenous fistula ligation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0234931.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  76. TSENG MF, Chou CL, Chung CH, Chen YK, et al
    Risk of chronic kidney disease in patients with heat injury: A nationwide longitudinal cohort study in Taiwan.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235607.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  77. DE MEYER V, Abramowicz D, De Meester J, Collart F, et al
    Variability in the incidence of renal replacement therapy over time in Western industrialized countries: A retrospective registry analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0235004.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  78. OGAWA C, Tsuchiya K, Maeda K
    High serum magnesium levels are associated with favorable prognoses in diabetic hemodialysis patients, retrospective observational study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238763.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  79. NAKANO H, Hasebe H, Murakami K, Cho H, et al
    Choroid structure analysis following initiation of hemodialysis by using swept-source optical coherence tomography in patients with and without diabetes.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0239072.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  80. NOUREEN N, Shah FA, Lisec J, Usman H, et al
    Revisiting the association between human leukocyte antigen and end-stage renal disease.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238878.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  81. DE KOK MJC, Schaapherder AFM, Alwayn IPJ, Bemelman FJ, et al
    Improving outcomes for donation after circulatory death kidney transplantation: Science of the times.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236662.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  82. DESMARETS M, Ayav C, Diallo K, Bayer F, et al
    Fine-scale geographic variations of rates of renal replacement therapy in northeastern France: Association with the socioeconomic context and accessibility to care.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236698.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  83. WILLIS JC, Awogbade M, Howard J, Breen C, et al
    Outcomes following kidney transplantation in patients with sickle cell disease: The impact of automated exchange blood transfusion.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0236998.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  84. WENDT R, Nickel O, Botsch A, Lindner M, et al
    Low colonization rates with Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in a German hospital-affiliated hemodialysis center.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240314.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  85. YANG CH, Chen JJ, Yeh JK, Kuo G, et al
    The incidence and survival after in-hospital cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation in end-stage kidney disease patients: A nationwide population-based study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238029.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  86. TANG TY, Soon SXY, Yap CJQ, Chan SL, et al
    Early (6 months) results of a pilot prospective study to investigate the efficacy and safety of sirolimus coated balloon angioplasty for dysfunctional arterio-venous fistulas: MAgicTouch Intervention Leap for Dialysis Access (MATILDA) Trial.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241321.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  87. TING SW, Fan PC, Lin YS, Lin MS, et al
    Uremic pruritus and long-term morbidities in the dialysis population.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241088.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  88. CHAN GC, N G JK, Chow KM, Kwong VW, et al
    Interaction between central obesity and frailty on the clinical outcome of peritoneal dialysis patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241242.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  89. DEWAN K, Berke GS, Chhetri DK
    Lessons learned from open laryngotracheal airway resection and primary anastomosis in high risk patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0238426.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  90. MELK A, Schmidt BMW, Geyer S, Epping J, et al
    Sex disparities in dialysis initiation, access to waitlist, transplantation and transplant outcome in German patients with renal disease-A population based analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241556.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  91. NAZZAL Z, Khader S, Zawyani H, Abdallah M, et al
    Bone mineral density in Palestinian patients with end-stage renal disease and the related clinical and biochemical factors: Cross-sectional study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241201.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  92. SAVINO M, Casula A, Santhakumaran S, Pitcher D, et al
    Sociodemographic features and mortality of individuals on haemodialysis treatment who test positive for SARS-CoV-2: A UK Renal Registry data analysis.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241263.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  93. LEE JJ, Wei YJ, Lin MY, Niu SW, et al
    The applicability of non-invasive methods for assessing liver fibrosis in hemodialysis patients with chronic hepatitis C.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242601.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  94. BELLAFRONTE NT, Sizoto GR, Vega-Piris L, Chiarello PG, et al
    Bed-side measures for diagnosis of low muscle mass, sarcopenia, obesity, and sarcopenic obesity in patients with chronic kidney disease under non-dialysis-dependent, dialysis dependent and kidney transplant therapy.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242671.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  95. ETHIER I, Cho Y, Hawley C, Pascoe EM, et al
    Rate of decline in residual kidney function pre and post peritoneal dialysis initiation: A post hoc analysis of the IDEAL study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242254.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  96. OETJENS MT, Luo JZ, Chang A, Leader JB, et al
    Electronic health record analysis identifies kidney disease as the leading risk factor for hospitalization in confirmed COVID-19 patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242182.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  97. NEVES PDMM, Souza RA, Torres FM, Reis FA, et al
    Evidences of histologic thrombotic microangiopathy and the impact in renal outcomes of patients with IgA nephropathy.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0233199.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  98. KANIGICHERLA DAK, Bhogal T, Stocking K, Chinnadurai R, et al
    Non-invasive cardiac stress studies may not offer significant benefit in pre-kidney transplant evaluation: A retrospective cohort study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0240912.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  99. SANTOS JE, Rodriguez Magarinos C, Garcia Gago L, Astudillo Jarrin D, et al
    Long-term trends in the incidence of peritoneal dialysis-related peritonitis disclose an increasing relevance of streptococcal infections: A longitudinal study.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0244283.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  100. SEIN K, Damery S, Baharani J, Nicholas J, et al
    Emotional distress and adjustment in patients with end-stage kidney disease: A qualitative exploration of patient experience in four hospital trusts in the West Midlands, UK.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241629.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  101. JANSZ TT, Ozyilmaz A, van Reekum FE, Boereboom FTJ, et al
    Progression of coronary artery calcification in conventional hemodialysis, nocturnal hemodialysis, and kidney transplantation.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0244639.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  102. KU E, Whelan AM, McCulloch CE, Lee B, et al
    Weighing the waitlist: Weight changes and access to kidney transplantation among obese candidates.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0242784.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  103. TSAI PH, Chung CH, Chien WC, Chu P, et al
    Effects of calcium-containing phosphate binders on cardiovascular events and mortality in predialysis CKD stage 5 patients.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0241435.
    PubMed     Abstract available

  104. CONTRERAS-SALINAS H, Meza-Rios A, Garcia-Banuelos J, Sandoval-Rodriguez A, et al
    Fibrosis regression is induced by AdhMMP8 in a murine model of chronic kidney injury.
    PLoS One. 2020;15:e0243307.
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