Professor R Bhimma publications

Professor R Bhimma’s Publications

 

  1. Bhimma R (2014) Steroid Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome in Children. J Nephrol Therapeutic S11:003. doi: 10.4172/2161-0959.S11-003
  2. Bhimma R. Pediatric Hepatorenal Syndrome. Medscape Reference. Updated May 23, 2014. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/907429-overview.
  3. Bhimma R.  Steroid Sensitive Nephrotic Syndrome in Children.  J Nephrol and Ther (2014) Open Access: 10.4172/2161-0959.S11-003 (in press).
  4. Bhimma R. Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis. Medscape Reference. Updated March 26, 2013. Available at:http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/980685-overview.Bhimma R. Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis. Medscape Reference. Updated Februery 26, 2014. Available at http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/980685-overview.
  5. Bhimma R, Naicker Elaene, Ramdial K Pratistadevi. Mycophenolate mofetil therapy in children with idiopathic membranous nephropathy.Clin. Nephrol, 2013;80,44
  6. Bhimma R, Purswani MU, Kalu U. Kidney disease in children and adolescents with perinatal HIV-1 infection. J int Aids Soc 2013 Jun 18;16;18596. Doi:10.7448/IAS.16.1.18596.
  7. Julius B, Bhimma R, Naicker E. Challenges Facing the Management of Steroid resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in children. Quarterly J Med, 2013
  8. Bhimma R. Renal Glucosuria. Medscape Reference. Updated March 25, 2013. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/983678-overview.
  9. Bhimma R. Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated September 21, 2011. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/980685-overview.
  10. Bhimma R. Pediatric Hepatorenal Syndrome. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated June 04, 2012. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/907429-overview.
  11. Bhimma R. Renal Glucosuria. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated August 19, 2011. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/983678-overview
  12. Ramsuran, R. Bhimma, P.K. Ramdial, E Naicker, M. Adhikari, J. Deonarain, Y. Sing and T. Naicker (2012).  The Spectrum of HIV- related nephropathy in children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  Pediatric Nephrology, 2012, Volume 27, Number 5, Pages 821-827
  13. Ramdial PK, Sing Y, Deonarain J, Bhimma R, Chotey NA and Sewram V.  Cryptococcosis: Novel Manifestations in the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Era.  INT J SURG June 2011;19(3): 386-392 
  14. Ramsuran D, Ramdial PK, Bhimma R, Adhikari M, and Naicker T (2010).  Ultrastructural renal phenotype in paediatric HIV related nephropathy.  Microscopy Society of Southern Africa-Proceedings 40-4D.
  15. Maligavhada NJ, Bhimma R.  Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus and Renal Osteodystrophy as a complication of Chronic Kidney Disease due to obstructive uropathy.   Paediatric Quarterly 2010, vol 2, no.1.; 27-30.
  16. N Gous, R Bhimma, M Kew, A. Kramvis.  Retrospective characterisation of the S open reading frame of HBV isolated from children with membranous nephropathy treated with interferon-a2b.  Antiviral Therap 2010, 15:61-69
  17. Bhimma R.  Acute Poststreptococcal Glomerulonephritis.  eMedicine from WebMD. Updated February 12, 2009. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/980685-overview. Accessed January 2010.
  18. Bhimma R. Hepatorenal Syndrome. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated July 19, 2010. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/907429-overview.
  19. Bhimma R, Sairam VK, Travis L. Hemorrhagic Fever With Renal Failure Syndrome. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated May 07, 2010. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/982142-overview.
  20. R Bhimma, Adhikari M. Immunisation challenges in renal transplant recipients.  Specialist Medicine, September 2010: 10(9); 39-47
  21. R Bhimma, M Adhikari. Immunosuppression in paediatric renal transplant patients Part II.  Specialist Medicine,2010, 9; (6), 37- 43. Bhimma R. Newer Insights into Acute Renal Failure in Children. Pediatric Oncall, vol 6, issue 4, Dec 2009, 59-65.
  22. Bhimma R. Newer Insights into Acute Renal Failure in Children. Pediatric Oncall, vol 6, issue 4, Dec 2009, 59-65.
  23. Bhimma R.  HIV associated Renal Disease.  The Paediatric Quarterly, 2009, vol 1, No 4, 15-19
  24. Bhimma R. Renal Glucosuria. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated February 12, 2009. Available at: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/983678-overview. Accessed February 17, 2009.
  25. Bhimma R, Adhikari M.  Newer Perspectives in Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in Children.  Specialist Medicine, Vol 8, 2008: 34-39.
  26. Bhimma R, Adhikari M, Asharam K, Connolly CA.  The Spectrum of Chronic Kidney Disease (stage 2-5) in children in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Ped Nephrol  (2008) Oct; 23(10): 1841-6.
  27. Bhimma R, Vellore K Sairam, Luther Travis, MD Haemorrhagic Fever with Renal Failure Syndrome.  eMedicine.  14 May 2008 http://www. http://www.imedicine.com/DisplayTopic.asp?bookid=10&topic=968
  28. Bhimma R. Immunosuppression in Paediatric Renal Transplant Patients. Pediatric Oncall [serial online] 2008 [cited 2008 June 1];5. Available from: http://www.pediatriconcall.com/fordoctor/diseasesandcondition/PEDIATRIC_NEPHROLOGY/immunosuppression.asp
  29. R Bhimma, M Adhikari. Immunosuppression in paediatric renal transplant patients Part I.  Specialist Medicine 2008, 9; (6), 37- 43.
  30. Bhimma R. Immunosuppression in Paediatric Renal Transplant Patients. Pediatric Oncall [serial online] 2008 [cited 2008 June 1];5. Available from:

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  1. Bhimma R, Vellore K Sairam, Luther Travis, MD Haemorrhagic Fever with Renal Failure Syndrome. eMedicine. 14 May 2008.       http://www. http://www.imedicine.com/DisplayTopic.asp?bookid=10&topic=968
  2. Bhimma R, Adhikari M.  HIV and renal diseases in children.  Specialist Medicine 2008 Sept; 21(9): 768-770. 
  3. Bhimma R. HIV Nephropathy in Children [serial online] 2007 [cited 2007 October 15]1;1.  Available from: http://www.hivinchildren.org/Treatment_issues/hiv_renaldisease.asp
  4. Bhimma R.  Immunisation Challenges in Kidney Transplant Patients.   Transplant Reviews vol. 6 No. 1 Issue 20 2007
  5. Bhimma R, Adhikari M, Asharam K.  Management of Steroid Resistant Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Children using Tacrolimus.  Am J of Nephrol 2007;26: 544-551.
  6. Bhimma R.  Immunisation Renal Transplant Patients (Part II).   Transplant Reviews vol. 6 No. 1 Issue 20 2007, 102-104
  7. Adhikari M, Bhimma R.   Prevention of progression of renal disease.  The Specialist Forum, 2006, vol, 100-102. 
  8. Bhimma R.   Immunisation Challenges in Transplant Patient (part 1).  Transplant Reviews vol. 5. No. 3 Issue 19, 2006 (Invited Review)
  9. Bhimma R, Adhikari M, Asharam K.  Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in South African Children: Impact of Cyclophosphamide on race.  Pediatr Nephrol. 2006 Dec;21(12):1847-53 
  10. Bhimma R.  Steroid Resistant Nephrotic Syndrome in Children.  http://www.pediatriconcall.com/fordoctor/diseasesandcondition/steroid_resistant_nephrotic_syndrome_children.asp 1 December, 2005
  11. Bhimma R, Robbs JV.  Nutcracker.  Lancet 2005; vol. 365, 1280.
  12. Chinniah K, Mody GM, Bhimma R, Adhikari M.  Arthritis in association with human immunodeficiency virus infection in Black African children – casual or coincidental?  Rheumatology 2005; 44: 915-920
  13. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM.  Hepatitis B-virus associated nephropathy.   Am J Nephrol. 2004;24(2):198-211 ( Invited review.) 
  14. Asharam K, Bhimma R, Adhikari M.   Urinary Tract Infections in HIV positive children.  Ann of Trop Paediatr 2003: 23, 273-277.   
  15. Bhimma R, Adhikari M, Coovadia HM.  A review of hepatitis B virus-associated membranous nephropathy.  The Specialist Forum 2003: vol. 3(6), 45-53
  16. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Adhikari M, Connolly CA.  Impact of HBV vaccine on HBV-associated membranous nephropathy.  Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2003: vol. 157, 1025-1030
  17. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Hammond MG, Kramvis A, Kew MC, Adhikari M, Connolly CA.  HLA associations with HBV carriage and proteinuria Pediatr Nephrol 2002: vol. 17, No. 9, 724-729.
  18. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Kramvis A, Kew MC, Adhikari M, Connolly CA.  Efficacy of Interferon alpha 2b in the treatment of Hepatitis B virus associated membranous nephropathy in black children.  Pediatric Nephrol (2002) 17: 393-399.
  19. Sithembe NP, Kramvis A, Kew MC, Bhimma R, Coovadia HM.  Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in Children with Hepatitis B Virus associated membranous nephropathy and in their relatives and contacts.  Ped Nephrol (2002) 17: 689-694
  20. Bhimma R, Hammond MG, Coovadia HM, Adhikari M, Connolly CA.  HLA Class I and II in Black Children with Hepatitis B Virus Associated Membranous Nephropathy.  Kidney International, vol 61 (2002), pp 1510-1515. 
            Publications Prior to March 2002
  1. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Adhikari MA, Moodley M.  Improved Outcome of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus among children in Durban, South Africa.  Ann Trop Paediatr. 1994; 2(14): 119-124
  2. Bhimma R, Adhikari M, Coovadia HM.  EBV Induced SLE, SAMJ; Sept 1995:85(9), 899-900.
  3. Bhimma R.   Virus induced SLE (letter) SAMJ: Oct 1995: 86(7), 850.
  4. Bhimma R, Pettifor JM, Coovadia, Adhikari M, Moodley M.  Rickets Beyond Infancy in Black Children in KwaZulu-Natal, SAMJ; July 1995;85 (7):668-672.
  5. Adhikari M, Bhimma R, Coovadia HM.  Two different forms of intensive pulse therapy in children with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Pediatr Nephrol 1997; 11(4): 423-428.
  6. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Adhikari M.  Nephrotic Syndrome in South African children: changing perspectives over 20 years.  Pediatr Nephrol 1997: 11(4); 429-434.
  7. Bhimma R, Rollins N, Coovadia HM, Adhikari M.   Post-dysenteric haemolytic uraemic syndrome during and episode of Shigella dysentery in KwaZulu/Natal.  Pediatr Nephrol 1997: 11(5); 560-564.
  8. Jerome J, El Diodo, R Bhimma.  Efficacy of Enalapril in reducing proteinuria in steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome. (abstract)  Academy of Science 1998
  9. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Adhikari M.  Hepatitis B virus associated membranous nephropathy in South African children. Pediatr Nephrol 1998: 12; 479-484.
  10. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Kramvis A, Adhikari M, Kew MC, Connolly CA.  HBV and proteinuria in relatives and contacts of children with hepatitis B virus- associated membranous nephropathy. Kidney International 1999: 55; 2440-2449.
  11. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Ramjee G, Kramvis A, M Adhikari, Kew MC, Connolly CA.  Characterisation of patterns of proteinuria using SDS-PAGE in asymptomatic family members and household contacts of children with Hepatitis B Virus associated membranous nephropathy.  American Journal of Kidney Diseases 2001: 37(1); 125-133.
  12. Adhikari M, Bhimma R, Coovadia HM.  Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis in Children from KwaZulu/Natal, South Africa. Clin Nephrol, January 2001, 55, No. (1); p16-24.
  13. Bhimma R, Coovadia HM, Adhikari M, Connolly CA.  Re-evaluating criteria for peritoneal dialysis in ‘classical (D+) haemolytic uraemic syndrome.  Clinical Nephrology, 2001:vol 55, p133-142.
  14. Bhimma R.  Management of Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome.  Specialist Medicine (invited review).  Specialist Medicine, September 2000, P587 – 594.
    1. Bhimma R, Adhikari M.  Conservative Management of Chronic Renal Failure in Children.  Specialist Forum, August 2001, 513-517.

 Chapters Published in Textbooks

  1. Bhimma R, Moustafa BH, Eke F.  Pediatric Nephrology Around the World – Africa.  In: Avner ED, Harmon WE, Niaudet P, Yoshikawa eds.  Pediatric Nephrology 6th ed, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2009:vol 2;1961-1968.
  2. Moustafa BH, Eke F, Bhimma R.  Pediatric Nephrology Around the World.  In: Avner ED, Harmon WD, Niaudet P,eds.  Pediatric Nephrology 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2004:1499-1506
  3. Coovadia HM, Bhimma R.  Urogenital Disorders In: Coovadia HM, Wittenberg DF, eds.  Paediatrics and Child Health.  A Manual for Professionals in Developing Countries 5th Ed.  Oxford University Press, South Africa 2004:
  4. Bhimma R, Kaplan B.  Acute renal failure and hemolytic uremic syndrome.  In. Hogg R, editor.  Kidney Disorders in: Children and Adolescents.  Oxford: Taylor & Francis; 2006; 181- 192
  5. Bhimma R, Mandal AK.  Calcium and Phosphate Metabolism Associated with Clinical Disorders in Pediatric and Adult Population.  In: Mandal AK, Prakash J, Textbook of Nephrology, 3rd edition, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, 2014, pages 94-111.
  6. Bhimma R, Adhikari M.   Paediatric Facilities in “Kidney Diseases in an African setting”, Assounga A, Hariparshad S, Madala N eds, Fist edition, Chapter 4 page 38-41: Reach Publishers, Wandsbeck Africa 2012