1. Erratum to: Management of CKD-MBD in non-dialysis patients under regular nephrology care: a prospective multicenter study.

    JN 29(1):79 (2016) PMID 26054820

  2. Management of CKD-MBD in non-dialysis patients under regular nephrology care: a prospective multicenter study.

    JN 29(1):71 (2016) PMID 25986389

    Knowledge about mineral bone disorder (MBD) management in non-dialysis chronic kidney disease (ND-CKD) patients is scarce, although essential to identifying areas for therapeutic improvement. We prospectively evaluated current management of CKD-MBD in two visits, performed 6 months apart, in 727...
  3. Low-protein diets for chronic kidney disease patients: the Italian experience.

    BMC Nephrology 17(1):77 (2016) PMID 27401096 PMCID PMC4939662

    Nutritional treatment has always represented a major feature of CKD management. Over the decades, the use of nutritional treatment in CKD patients has been marked by several goals. The first of these include the attainment of metabolic and fluid control together with the prevention and correctio...
  4. [Italian Registry Dialysis and Transplant 2011-2013].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 33(3) (2016) PMID 27374391

    The Italian Registry of Dialysis and Transplantation (RIDT) has recently resumed the collection of data of patients on RRT in Italy. Data were requested to Regional Registries for the years 2011-2013 and they contributed according to their possibilities. Eighteen Regions or autonomous Provinces ...
  5. [The prevention of corruption].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 32(5) (2015) PMID 26480262

    The escalation of the crisis between society and administration had a negative impact on public administration, as highlighted by criminal acts (bribery, extortion, abuse of power). Other consequences of this crisis have been the bad administration phenomena, such as delays in carrying out the p...
  6. [Characteristics of patients with chronic kidney disease referred to a nephrology outpatient clinic: results of Nefrodata study].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 32(2) (2015) PMID 26005945

    Chronic kidney disease is acknowledged as one of the most relevant disease for public health. Knowledge of epidemiology of CKD may allow public health interventions both for prevention and treatment in order to limit burden and management costs. Nefrodata is a multicentric, prospective, and obse...
  7. [Efficacy and effectiveness].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 32(1) (2015) PMID 25774592

  8. [Patients, nephrology and Balduzzi decree].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 32(3) (2015) PMID 26093143

  9. Economic effects of treatment of chronic kidney disease with low-protein diet.

    Journal of Renal Nutrition 24(5):313 (2014) PMID 25167997

    The most recent literature has shown extensively that a low-protein diet in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) delays the natural progression of end-stage renal disease and the necessary treatment of chronic dialysis. The aim of this study was to estimate the cost-effectiveness of a very...
  10. [Administrative databases of the Local Health Unit: possible use for clinical governance of chronic kidney disease].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 31(3) (2014) PMID 25030017

    Nowadays a large amount of medical data are available, although they are not always homogeneous, they arise from different backgrounds and are used for different purposes. The aggregation of these data could give huge boost to the epidemiology and, in particular, to nephrology. In many parts of ...
  11. [Change the country so that we don't have to change country].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 31(1) (2014) PMID 24945043

  12. [No matter what color is the cat, as long as it can catch mice].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 30(4) (2013) PMID 24941489

  13. [Using web 2.0 technologies and social media for the nephrologist].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 30(1) (2013) PMID 23832442

    New media tools such as web 2.0 are increasingly being used in the medical field. RSS feeds, podcasts, blogs, wikis, online social networks and social media have all been proposed as innovative tools for the education and updating of clinicians, nurses, other health workers and medical students ...
  14. [The electoral programs of political parties and Health: a handbook to guide].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 30(1) (2013) PMID 25083524

  15. Survival in Patients Treated by Long-term Dialysis Compared With the General Population

    American Journal of Kidney Diseases 59(6):819 (2012) PMID 22361043

    Background Relative survival, a methodology previously used in epidemiologic studies of cancer, compares the observed survival of a patient cohort with expected survival derived from general population life tables. We examined relative survival in patients treated by long-ter...
  16. Survival in Patients Treated by Long-term Dialysis Compared With the General Population

    American Journal of Kidney Diseases 59(6):819 (2012) PMID 22361043

    Background Relative survival, a methodology previously used in epidemiologic studies of cancer, compares the observed survival of a patient cohort with expected survival derived from general population life tables. We examined relative survival in patients treated by long-ter...
  17. Survival in Patients Treated by Long-term Dialysis Compared With the General Population

    American Journal of Kidney Diseases 59(6):819 (2012) PMID 22361043

    Background Relative survival, a methodology previously used in epidemiologic studies of cancer, compares the observed survival of a patient cohort with expected survival derived from general population life tables. We examined relative survival in patients treated by long-ter...
  18. [Who cures the diabetic patient with kidney failure?].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 29(3):353 (2012) PMID 22718460

  19. [Lessons learned from the research project ''Institutional formats and organizational models for the range of services in nephrology''].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 29(6):746 (2012) PMID 23229673

  20. [SIN census 2008: the management model].

    Giornale italiano di nefrologia : organo uffici... 29(1):70 (2012) PMID 22388908

    This paper reports the analysis of the second part of the data obtained from the second SIN census and illustrates the management model of the Italian dialysis centers, highlighting its strengths but also its limits. The census was carried out between March and December 2008 with a webbased surv...