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Philippine Nephrology

Gabriel M Danovitch, Jeremy Chapman, Alexander M Capron, Adeera Levin, Mario Abbud-Filho, Mustafa Al Mousawi, William Bennett, Debra Budiani-Saberi, William Couser, Ian Dittmer, Vivek Jha, Jacob Lavee, Dominique Martin, Marwan Masri, Saraladevi Naicker, Shiro Takahara, Annika Tibell, Faissal Shaheen, Vathsala Anantharaman, Francis L Delmonico
By 2005, human organ trafficking, commercialization, and transplant tourism had become a prominent and pervasive influence on transplantation therapy. The most common source of organs was impoverished people in India, Pakistan, Egypt, and the Philippines, deceased organ donors in Colombia, and executed prisoners in China. In response, in May 2008, The Transplantation Society and the International Society of Nephrology developed the Declaration of Istanbul on Organ Trafficking and Transplant Tourism consisting of a preamble, a set of principles, and a series of proposals...
June 15, 2013: Transplantation
Dinna N Cruz, Laura Troidle, Romina Danguilan, Benita Padilla, Leilani Frando, Elizabeth Sebastian, Annabel Sy-Lim, Vimar Luz, Fredric Finkelstein
BACKGROUND: In the Philippines, 86% of incident dialysis patients are started on hemodialysis (HD) and 14% are treated with peritoneal dialysis (PD), representing a decline over a 2-year period. One important factor which affects patients' choice of dialysis modality is the input of their physicians. Our objective was to identify the factors affecting attitudes and recommendations of Filipino nephrologists regarding HD and PD. METHODS: Attendees of the annual national nephrology meeting completed an anonymous self-administered questionnaire...
2011: Blood Purification
Saad A Alghamdi, Zahid G Nabi, Dania M Alkhafaji, Sumaya A Askandrani, Mohamed S Abdelsalam, Mohamed M Shukri, Abdelmoneim M Eldali, Chaker N Adra, Lutfi A Alkurbi, Mamdouh N Albaqumi
BACKGROUND: Transplant tourism is the term used for patients who travel abroad for transplantation. Transplant tourism has always been surrounded with controversy regarding how these organs were obtained, the donor's care after transplantation, and the recipient outcome. Many authors have found that the outcome of the recipients in transplant tourism is inferior to those transplanted in their own countries. However, most these studies were small, with the latest one including only 33 patients...
July 27, 2010: Transplantation
L V Hoi, J N Sarol, R D Uriarte, S A Tadoy
This hospital-based case-control study was conducted from September 1998 to January 1999 in Metro Manila, Philippines. General objective of the study is to determine the association between selected hygiene behavior and urinary tract infection (UTI) among children aged 6-12 years. Specifically, the study is designed to examine the relationship between UTI and urination, defecation, washing and bathing habits. Twenty-three cases of children with UTI and an equal number of controls were recruited in four tertiary hospitals...
2000: Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health
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