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Balkan nephropathy

Study Group on the Balkan Nephropathy (1967 Ciba Foundation)

Balkan nephropathy

in honour of Frano Bulić

by Study Group on the Balkan Nephropathy (1967 Ciba Foundation)

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Published by J. & A. Churchill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bulic, Frano.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by G.E.W. Wolstenholmeand Julie Knight.
    SeriesStudy Group -- 30.
    ContributionsKnight, Julie., Wolstenholme, G. E. W. 1913-
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21627292M
    ISBN 100700013423

    Balkan nephropathy is a form of chronic interstitial nephritis that is endemic to limited areas of Bulgaria, the former Yugoslavia, and Romania. It is characterized by a progressive shrinking of the kidneys that is often associated with uroepithelial tumors. Balkan nephropathy Dr Jeremy Jones ◉ and Frank Gaillard ◉ ◈ et al. Balkan nephropathy refers to a degenerative interstitial nephropathy endemic to the Balkan states, which is associated with a very high rate of transitional cell carcinomas of the renal pelvis and upper ureter.

    Balkan endemic nephropathy (BN), frequently associated to upper urothelial cancer, is a familial chronic tubulointerstitial disease with insidious onset and slow progression to end-stage renal disease. After 60 years of research, its cause remains the major unanswered question. A series of publications in the s described a kidney disease in Bulgaria, the former Yugoslavia and Romania that became known as Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN). The disease was qualified by World Health Organisation (WHO) experts as ‘progressive and very gradually developing renal failure with insidious onset The last stage shows marked fibrosis ’.

    Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN), originally described in the late s as a chronic tubulointerstitial kidney disease, is identified by its unique epidemio-logical features. The most remarkable characteristic of BEN is the focal topo-graphical nature that characterizes its occurrence at the global, national, and even household level. Balkan nephropathy (a.k.a. Balkan endemic nephropathy) refers to a degenerative interstitial nephropathy endemic to the Balkan states, which is associated with a very high rate of transitional cell carcinomas of the renal pelvis and upper ureter.


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Balkan nephropathy by Study Group on the Balkan Nephropathy (1967 Ciba Foundation) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) is a chronic, slowly progressive tubulointerstitial nephritis, with familial clustering, occurring in several endemic rural regions in countries of the Balkan Peninsula. BEN is characterized by anaemia, tubular proteinuria, renal shrinkage, and slowly declining glomerular filtration rate (GFR).

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses Congress: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Study Group on the Balkan (or Endemic) Nephropathy, London ().

Chapter 89 Aristolochic acid nephropathy caused by ingestion of herbal medicinal products M. Refik Gökmen and Graham M. Lord; Chapter 90 Balkan endemic nephropathy Milan Radović and Adalbert Schiller; Chapter 91 Radiation nephropathy Lisa M.

Phipps, Titi Chen, and David C. Harris; Chapter 92 Urate nephropathy Duk-Hee Kang and Mehmet Kanbay. Polenakovic MH, Stefanovic V. Balkan nephropathy. In: Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology, 2nd ed., Davison AM, Cameron JS, Grünfeld JP, et al (Eds), Oxford Medical Publications, p Djukanovic L, Bukvic D, Maric I.

Creatinine clearance and kidney size in Balkan endemic nephropathy patients. Unequivocally the most relevant and important European textbook of clinical nephrology, this is an authoritative and comprehensive textbook combining the clinical aspects of renal disease essential.

Elif Batuman travels with her father to investigate Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN). STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN), also known as Danubian endemic familial nephropathy, is a chronic kidney disease that affects the kidney interstitium leading to.

How to Download From Am-Medicine. Book Description. Hi I’m Robert Galarowicz a Naturopath (aka. natural health holistic or alternative doctor) a Nutritionist and international diet lifestyle and supplement health expert on kidney disease and diabetic nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease).

Balkan endemic nephropathy is a kidney disease that affects people living in rural areas of Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, and Serbia (areas along the Danube river and its tributaries). Affected individuals develop kidney damage that slowly progresses over 10 to 20 years to kidney failure.

Many people with this condition also develop a type of bladder cancer known as upper urothelial. a LANGE medical book CURRENT ESSENTIALS: NEPHROLOGY & HYPERTENSION Edited by Edgar V. Lerma, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine Section of Nephrology. Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) is of great clinical importance in the restricted areas of Bulgaria, Rumania, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

So far, studies on the etiological factors for BEN have not discovered any single environmental causative agent of this puzzling disease.

These data reject the possibility of a purely. Balkan endemic nephropathy is an endemic kidney disease confined to well-defined discrete settlements located along the Danube River and.

On Danubian endemic familial nephropathy (Balkan nephropathy). Some problems. Am J Med. Dec; 49 (6)– Dammin GJ. Endemic nephropathy in Yugoslavia. Arch Pathol. Apr; 93 (4)– DANILOVIC V. Chronic nephritis due to ingestion of lead-contaminated flour. Br Med J. Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN), originally described in the late s as a chronic tubulointerstitial kidney disease, is identified by its unique epidemiological features.

The most remarkable characteristic of BEN is the focal topographical nature that characterizes its occurrence at the global, national, and even household level. While there have been many meetings and papers [1, 2] concerning both cause and treatment of Balkan nephropathy, sociopolitical turmoil, including wars, and economical hardship prevented any meaningful research on the problem during the ’s.

Thus, despite numerous proceedings and a large number of publications on the subject, many features. The compound is causally associated with mycotoxic porcine nephropathy, a disease comparable with a human kidney disease, Balkan endemic nephropathy. A preliminary survey of homeproduced foodstuffs in areas of Yugoslavia revealed that contamination with ochratoxin A is more frequent in an area where Balkan endemic nephropathy is prevalent.

The Balkan nephropathy. In honour of Professor Dr. Frano Builić; (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) is a familial, slowly progressive, chronic renal disease with insidious onset in the fifth decade of life and terminal renal failure in the sixth or seventh decade.

The occurrence of BEN has been recorded with a high prevalence rate in Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia (Figure 1).Cited by: Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) is a familial chronic tubulointerstitial disease with insidious onset and slow progression to terminal renal failure.

It affects people living in the alluvial plains along the tributaries of the Danube River in Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, and Serbia. BEN was first described in in Bulgaria, then. The incidence of upper urothelial tumors (UUT) and bladder tumors associated to Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) in the region of South Morava River in Serbia, in the year period, was studied.

A total of urothelial neoplasms during year period (–) was analyzed and compared to urothelial neoplasms in the period from. Balkan Endemic Nephropathy. Grollman, Rosenquist, Dickman and Jelakovic. Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN) is a chronic kidney disease, frequently accompanied by upper urinary tract urothelial cancer (UUC), that affects residents of rural farming villages located along tributaries of the Danube River in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.The major source of ochratoxin A in foods is bread made from barley or wheat in which P.

verrucosum has grown. It has been suggested that ochratoxin A is a causal agent of Balkan endemic nephropathy, a kidney disease with a high mortality rate in certain areas of Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, and Romania.Purchase Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases - 3rd Edition.

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