Welcome to the Journal
Nephrology as a field of study has been gaining great significance with the increasing financial burden to the nations of the globe. Renal diseases are the number one reason for deaths globally. Interventional Nephrology is a scholarly open access journal that offers an Open Access platform to the scholars, amateurs, clinical practitioners, and students that are keen in contributing their findings in this field.
Since Renal diseases can be prevented by addressing behavioural risk factors Interventional Nephrology journal includes wide areas of studies in this field by including renal replacement therapy (dialysis or kidney transplant), acute kidney failure, chronic kidney disease, cancer-related kidney diseases (Onconephrology), procedural nephrology.
The journal offers thoroughly reviewed original research as research articles, review articles, case studies, commentaries, Short Communication, and Letters to the Editors in the areas ultrasonography of kidneys and ultrasound-guided renal biopsy, insertion of peritoneal dialysis catheters, tunneled dialysis catheters as a vascular access for patients undergoing hemodialysis as well as percutaneous endovascular procedures performed to manage dysfunction of arteriovenous fistulas or grafts in end stage renal disease patients.
The journal also focuses on the latest therapeutic efforts such as sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, Remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) and Ischemic acute tubular necrosis (ATN), Bisphosphonate use in renal transplant recipients, Liraglutide and renal outcomes in type 2 diabetes.
Recently Published Articles
Research Article p. 8-14
Prevalence of hepatitis B and C viruses infections among hemodialysis patients in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Author(s): Juhar SK, Nurahmed N, Kebede S, Getahun M, Arega T & Abdi AM
Background: HBV and HCV infections are the most important causes of morbidity and mortality in haemodialysis patients. Hepatitis viruses cause potentially life-threatening inflammation of th..
Short Communication p. 15-18
Early detection of kidney function in diabetic kidney disease: An approach to prevent end stage renal disease
Author(s): Raisa N Kazi
Chronic progression of diabetic kidney disease brings a gradual decrease in the renal function. Without early recognition and clinical assessments, would eventually leads to end stage renal ..