Minoru Yasukawa
Teikyo University
CorticosteroidAcute kidney injuryNephropathyDiabetes mellitusGastroenterology
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#1Minoru Yasukawa (Teikyo University)
#2Hiroki Omizo (Teikyo University)H-Index: 2
Last. Yoshihide Fujigaki (Teikyo University)H-Index: 11
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Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) has evolved to be a treatment of choice in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis (AS). However, it is not known whether TAVI is safe and beneficial for the creation of arteriovenous fistula for maintenance hemodialysis in high-risk patients with severe AS. A 91-year-old woman was referred to our hospital due to oligoanuria and progressive renal dysfunction. She was diagnosed with anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) disease. She had hypertensio...
#1Minoru Yasukawa (Teikyo University)
#2Sachiko Kitagawa (Teikyo University)
Last. Yoshihide Fujigaki (Teikyo University)H-Index: 11
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: A 21-year-old woman presented with renal dysfunction during macrohematuria. A kidney biopsy revealed IgA nephropathy with a small percentage of crescent formation and macrohematuria-associated tubular injury. Macrohematuria-associated acute kidney injury could explain her renal dysfunction. However, she was seropositive for myeloperoxidase (MPO)-anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA) and showed fibrin deposition around one arteriole. Corticosteroids and mycophenolate mofetil were administ...