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The Nephrology Group aims to develop renal substitutive home treatments, mainly peritoneal dialysis. It also studies the macrovascular and microvascular affectation of inflammatory markers and mineral metabolism markers in chronic kidney disease and its most frequent pathologies: arterial hypertension and diabetic nephropathy.

Main lines of research

Study of macrovascular and microvascular involvement, inflammatory markers and markers of mineral metabolism in chronic kidney disease and its most frequent pathologies: arterial hypertension and diabetic nephropathy.

Strategic objectives

Consolidar la metodologia d’estudi del risc cardiovascular i la càrrega ateromatosa del pacients amb malaltia renal crònica, hipertensió arterial i diabetis mellitus amb nefropatia diabètica.

Romero-González G, Rodríguez-Chitiva N, Cañameras C, Paúl-Martínez J, Urrutia-Jou M, Troya M, Soler-Majoral J, Graterol Torres F, Sánchez-Bayá M, Calabia J, Bover J

Albuminuria, Forgotten No More: Underlining the Emerging Role in CardioRenal Crosstalk

Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2024, 13
Bonmatí-Santané, A, López, RC, Saltos, JJA, Martínez, JC, Paez, CN, Sánchez, JP, Figueredo, NV, González, AM

Managing a Pregnancy in the Presence of the Rare Blood Group Antibody PP1Pk

Womens Health Reports, 2024, 5, 319-323
Araujoa, R, Merino-Ribasa, A, Pereiraa, L, Camposa, J, Silva, N, Alencastrea, IS, Pestanaa, M, Sampaio-Maia, B

The urogenital microbiome in chronic kidney disease patients on peritoneal dialysis

Nefrologia, 2024, 44, 194-203
Bover J, Massó E, Gifre L, Alfieri C, Soler-Majoral J, Fusaro M, Calabia J, Rodríguez-Pena R, Rodríguez-Chitiva N, López-Báez V, Sánchez-Baya M, da Silva I, Aguilar A, Bustos MC, Rodrigues N, Chávez-Iñiguez JS, Romero-González G, Valdivielso JM, Molina P, Górriz JL

Vitamin D and Chronic Kidney Disease Association with Mineral and Bone Disorder: An Appraisal of Tangled Guidelines

Nutrients, 2023, 15
Martínez V, Furlano M, Sans L, Pulido L, García R, Pérez-Gómez MV, Sánchez-Rodríguez J, Blasco M, Castro-Alonso C, Fernández-Fresnedo G, Robles NR, Valenzuela MP, Naranjo J, Martín N, Pilco M, Agraz-Pamplona I, González-Rodríguez JD, Panizo N, Fraga G, Fernández L, López MT, Dall'Anese C, Ortiz A, Torra R, participants in the REPQRAD

Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease in young adults.

CLINICAL KIDNEY JOURNAL, 2023, 16, 985-995
Araujo R, Ribas AM, Sampaio S, Silva N, Campos J, Pestana M, Maia BS

The stability of the gut, oral, and circulating microbiomes in living kidney donors: A 2 years prospective study

Bermejo S, González E, López-Revuelta K, Ibernon M, López D, Martín-Gómez A, Garcia-Osuna R, Linares T, Díaz M, Martín N, Barros X, Marco H, Navarro MI, Esparza N, Elias S, Coloma A, Robles NR, Agraz I, Poch E, Rodas L, Lozano V, Fernández-Fernández B, Hernández E, Martínez MI, Stanescu RI, Moirón JP, García-Fernández N, Goicoechea M, Calero F, Bonet J, Liaño F, Pascual J, Bestard O, Praga M, Fulladosa X, Soler MJ

The coexistence of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic nephropathy is associated with worse kidney outcomes

Sampaio, S, Araujo, R, Merino-Riba, A, Lelouvier, B, Servant, F, Quelhas-Santos, J, Pestana, M, Sampaio-Maia, B

Blood, Gut, and Oral Microbiome in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Indian Journal of Nephrology, 2023, 33, 366
Suarez GMG, Merino-Ribas A, Haro MC, Freiría XB, Alemany NM, Bover B, Mendez IG, Paez CN, Devia CMC, Teran MP, Escuder PT, Martinez JC

Multi-organ involvement and intratubular calcium phosphate deposition in the kidney biopsy: what should we investigate?

Bolufer M, García-Carro C, Blasco M, Quintana LF, Shabaka A, Rabasco C, Draibe J, Merino A, Melero MR, Alonso F, Buxeda A, Batalha P, Visús MT, Soler MJ

Kidney Biopsy in Patients with Cancer along the Last Decade: A Multicenter Study

Journal of Clinical Medicine, 2022, 11
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Codi oficial: MICROPOLI Start date:11/08/2021 Data fi: 11/08/2026 Investigador/a principal: ANA MERINO RIBAS Organisme finançador: FUNDACIÓN SENEFRO
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