Projects
Name
Prevalence and risk factors of cardiovascular complications in chronic kidney disease
University
Morocco (IFMSA-Morocco), Faculty of Medicine of Oujda, University of Mohamed the First, Oujda
Domain
Nephrology
Departement
Unit of nephrology Mohammed sixth university hospital ? Oujda Morocco
Head
Pr Yasmina Bentata
Tutor
Pr Intissar Haddiya
Languages
English , French
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project without Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
Cardiovascular complications are the first cause of morbidity in chronic kidney disease patients, even in asymptomatic ones. However, studies proving the correlated relationship between the two are not developed enough in Morocco, which make the health care provided to Chronic Kidney Disease patients, as well as their education, not efficient enough to prevent cardiovascular complications.
What is the aim of the project?
The aim is To assess the prevalence and infer the risk factors of cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease patients;
What techniques and methods are used?
1. Clinical examination 2. Electrocardiogram (ECG) 3. Cardiac ultrasound (ETT )
What is the role of the student?
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
1/to treat in-patient records in the renal disease department for nephrology, 2/to study the cardiovascular complications of chronic kidney disease and to study their prevalence and incidence. 3/to know the various cardiovascular complications of chronic renal diseases, 4/To research and to treat the files of patients followed for chronic renal disease, 5/To distinguish the patients who presented cardiovascular complications during their disease from those who did not have one, 6/To carry out a study descriptive and analytical about these complications.
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Yes
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a poster
- The student will prepare a scientific report
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
There is no specific skills required, except being a medical student willing to participate in this program with an interest of reasearch.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
8
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
Articles
- Effect of folic acid
- vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 supplementation on mortality and cardiovascular complication among patients with chronic kidney disease: an evidencebased case report Acta Med Indones. 2013 Apr;45(2):150-6. Nursalim A 1
- "Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease: risk factors; pathogenesis; and prevention."; Ardhanari S; Alpert MA; Aggarwal K.
- (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25338421)
- Venous thromboembolism: yet another cardiovascular complication of chronic kidney disease? Circulation. 2012 Oct 16;126(16):1937-8. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.112.138057. Chertow GM
- "Cardiovascular complications in chronic kidney disease."; Sarnak MJ.
- Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular complication in chronic kidney disease patients. Semin Nephrol. 2004 Sep;24(5):417-22. Pozzoni P 1
- "Prevalence and risk factors for cardiovascular disease among chronic kidney disease patients: results from the Chinese cohort study of chronic kidney disease (C-STRIDE)"; Jun Yuan; Xin-Rong Zou; Si-Ping Han; Hong Cheng; Lan Wang; Jin-Wei Wang; Lu-Xia Zhang; Ming-Hui Zhao;Xiao-Qin Wang; and on behalf of the C-STRIDE study group.
- "Chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular complications."; Di Lullo L; House A; Gorini A; Santoboni A; Russo D; Ronco C. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25344016).