Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19

Authors: Marta Głowacka, Sara Lipka, Ewelina Młynarska,*Beata Franczyk, and Jacek RyszHajime Nagasu, Academic Editor Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Aug; 22(15): 8081.Published online 2021 Jul 28. doi: 10.3390/ijms22158081 PMCID: PMC8347536PMID: 34360866 Abstract COVID-19 is mainly considered a respiratory illness, but since SARS-CoV-2 uses the angiotensin converting enzyme 2 receptor (ACE2) to enter human cells, the kidney is also a target of the viral infection. […]

COVID-19 vaccination followed by activation of glomerular diseases: does association equal causation?

Authors: Nicholas L. Li,1P. Toby Coates,2 and Brad H. Rovin1,∗ Kidney Int. 2021 Nov; 100(5): 959–965.Published online 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.1016/j.kint.2021.09.002 PMCID: PMC8437826PMID: 34534551 To date, >4 billion doses of the various severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) vaccines have been administered worldwide in response to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Even as widespread vaccination campaigns have contributed to […]