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Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease among Patients Attending a Specialist Diabetes Clinic in Jamaica

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.084
Pages: 
201–8
Synopsis: 
This study estimated the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients of the University Hospital of the West Indies diabetes clinic in Jamaica and evaluated the proportion of patients at high risk for adverse outcomes. Approximately 86% of patients had CKD and 70% were at high risk for adverse outcomes.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To estimate the prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) among patients attending the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) Diabetes Clinic and to determine the proportion of patients at high risk for adverse outcomes.

Accepted: 
23 Apr, 2014
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e-Published: 04 May, 2015

Application of Modified Glomerular Filtration Rate Estimation Equations in Chinese Diabetic Patients with Chronic Kidney Diseases

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimjopen.2014.273
Pages: 
209–12
Synopsis: 
The Ruijin equation is more applicable in Chinese diabetic and chronic kidney diseases patients than the Cockcroft-Gault and Modification of Diet in Renal Disease formulae.
ABSTRACT
 
Objective: To evaluate the applicability of modified formulae based on plasma creatinine levels in Chinese diabetic patients with chronic kidney diseases (CKD).
Accepted: 
31 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 14 Sep, 2015

Analysis of the Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome in Different States of Renal Function

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.392
Pages: 
357–61
Synopsis: 
This is a retrospective analysis of the clinical data of patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who had coronary angiography in order to investigate the clinical characteristics of the patients with ACS and chronic kidney disease, providing the theory support for the clinical diagnosis and treatment of these high-risk patients with ACS.

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Revised: 
08 Mar, 2015
Accepted: 
14 Apr, 2015
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e-Published: 06 May, 2015
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