Nephro-Urology Monthly

  • ISSN: 2251-7014 2251-7006
  • Email: editor@numonthly.com
  • Journal Type: per-article | Frequency: bi-monthly
  • Language: EN
  • Organization: Nephro-Urology Monthly
Research Article
3/9/2017
Kobra Shiasi, Farbod Talebian, Seyyed Peyman Khamechi, Hassan Nikoueinejad, Mojtaba Sehat, Zohreh Azarbad, Behzad Einollahi
The main indicator of long-term glycemic control in type 1 diabetes and its complications is glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c). Considering that there are little studies on the correlation of YKL-40 with HbA1C in type 1 diabetes, we evaluated such correlation to suggest YKL-40 as both diagnostic and prognostic ... read more
Research Article
3/9/2017
Mohammad Soleimani, Navid Masoumi
Assisted reproductive technique is the last treatment resort for idiopathic male infertility (IMI). In recent years, antioxidants have received vast attention to treat IMI by decreasing seminal oxidative stress.In this cross-sectional before-after study, we evaluated the effects of grape seed extract (GSE) as an antioxidant on seminal ... read more
Research Article
3/9/2017
Seyed Mohammadreza Amouzegar, Marzieh Lak
Short-term pulsatile perfusion during cardio pulmonary bypass has shown higher protection for renal physiology, following standard preservation of glomerular filtration and reduction of renal tissue damage.In this randomized clinical trial study, 70 patients, who had undergone CABG surgery were divided to 2 groups; pulsatile and non-pulsatile groups. ... read more
Research Article
3/9/2017
Keiji Hirai, Shigeki Imamura, Susumu Ookawara, Aizan Hirai, Yoshiyuki Morishita
Dulaglutide and liraglutide are glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists. We investigated the effects of once-weekly dulaglutide on glycemic control and renal function compared to once-daily liraglutide in patients with advanced-stage diabetic nephropathy.Changes over a 12-month period in levels of glycated hemoglobin, urine protein/creatinine ratio, and annual change in ... read more
Research Article
7/9/2017
Seyed Mohammadreza Rabani, Ali Mousavizadeh
Ureterovesical junction obstruction (UVJO) is the result of an anatomic or a functional abnormality in the distal segment of the ureter. There are many types of UVJO, different in their cause, presentation, imaging characters, and prognosis.The aim of this study was to discuss the postoperative natural course ... read more
Research Article
22/8/2017
Yadollah Ahmadi Asr Badr, Ehsan Sepehran, Abbas Del Azar, Homayoun Sadeghi, Mohammad Nouri
Infertility affects 15% of couples and varicocele is the most common cause of male infertility. Oxidative stress is recommended as a possible mechanism of infertility. Crocus sativus (saffron) has been recognized as having antioxidative properties and is presumed to improve sperm parameters.The present study aims to evaluate ... read more
Research Article
7/9/2017
Hossein Keyhan, Sepideh Sedighi, Behruz Mashayekhi, Mehrnoush Fathi, Majeed Mokhtari
This study aimed at estimating the prevalence of bacterial strains isolated from patients with community acquired urinary tract infections (UTIs) and comparing the antibiotic susceptibility patterns among different genders.This prospective study was conducted between June 2011 and August 2012 in Iran, Tehran, on patients referred with symptomatic ... read more
Brief Report
4/7/2017
Giovanni Cavaliere, Elisa Zavattaro, Federica Veronese, Paolo Fava, Paola Savoia
Despite the well-known increased risk to develop non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) due to the long-term immunosuppression, data about melanoma incidence and prognosis in solid organ transplanted patients are still debated. Literature studies report a relative risk for melanoma varying from 1.2 and 5.8 in different solid organ ... read more
Brief Report
7/9/2017
Alireza Mehrazmay, Mahmood Salesi, Alireza Karambakhsh
There are some legislated criteria for improving the quality of articles’ abstract presentation.The aim of this study was to evaluate oral and poster abstracts submitted at the first International Congress of Nephrology and Urology, held in Tehran during June, 2015.One hundred and forty-eight abstracts were assessed by ... read more
Case Report
3/9/2017
Leonardo Spatola, Claudio Angelini, Carlo Selmi, Silvia Santostasi, Francesco Reggiani, Raimondo Boeri, Domenico Mavilio, Salvatore Badalamenti
In this report, we present a rare case of HCV-negative cryoglobulinemic glomerulonephritis and recurrent prostate cancer in a 79-year-old Caucasian man. In the literature, only a few cases of solid cancer-associated cryoglobulinemia have been reported, but none have shown both renal involvement and prostate cancer.A 79-year-old Caucasian ... read more

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