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free ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2012-2014)
free ISHD Hemodialysis University Shanghai 2013
free ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2014)
free ISHD Hemodialysis University India (2014)
ishd ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2015)
ishd ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2016)
ishd ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2017) incl. free CME/CEU !


Qian  

Van de Velde  

Ferris  

Hladunewich  

Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2018   key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Renal Research Institute; Lake Buena Vista, FL; February, 2018

PART 3

Challenging cases of acid-base & electrolyte alterations in patients with CKD and ESRD
Qi Qian, MD

Dermatology for nephrologist
Karen Van de Velde, MD

Female adolescents with CKD
Maria E. Ferris, MD

Pregnancy across the spectrum of CKD
Michelle Hladunewich, MD

(more...)



Czarnecki  

Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology 2017  key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Boston, MA; August, 2017

PART 6
ICU Nephrology and CVVH for the Boards
Peter G. Czarnecki, MD

(more...)



Gordon  

Hemodialysis University 2017
  
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
International Society for Hemodialysis
Chicago, IL; September 8-9, 2017

PART 6A

KDIGO guidelines on HCV: Translating Guidelines into Practice
Craig E. Gordon, MD

(more...)



Saab  

Nigwekar  

Hemodialysis University 2017
  
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
International Society for Hemodialysis
Chicago, IL; September 8-9, 2017

PART 6B

Parathyroidectomy: Medical Issues
Georges Saab, MD

Calciphylaxis: An Update
Sagar Nigwekar, MD

(more...)


articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Primary aldo management progress
New era for renal denervation trials
Price of intensive BP control (SPRINT data)
Lead content of hunted game
GLP-1 RAs in CV disease prevention
What's the next best add-on med after RAAS in DM?
Body weight loss and bone fragility
Intensive BP targets
Orthostatis hypotension and late-life depression
Sodium intake needs to be factored for calories
Office BP measurement cornerstone
Path length calc improved PWV measure
Radial artery for CABG
Nitrate-rich veggies not to good for BP
Intensive BP lowering and DM
Severe hypertension and nephrotic range proteinuria
Nocturnal hypertension update
Sodium handling by the blood vessel wall
2017 AHA BP guidelines
Alirocumab to lower lipids in CKD
Another renal denervation trial
And another renal renal denervation trial
Beta-blockers in ESRD: Evidence-based recs

CKD, Dialysis
Volume overload in ESRD: measurement and outcomes
Dialysis sodium Rx pitfalls
Opioid analgesics and outcomes
Removing large middle molecules in dialysis
Hydroxychloroquine in RA lowers CKD risk
Management of bleeding after oral anticoagulants
Oral nutritional supplements up survival
Low protein diet and gut microbiota
Postprandial mineral levels in HD
Ancient grains and the renal diet
Vegetarian diet for renal patients
Dialysis outcomes: Medicare vs. V.A.
Declining mortality in UK dialysis patients
Treating RA with biologics lowers CKD risk
Hb levels and stroke risk in ESRD
High egg diet and CV risk in diabetes.
Phosphate binders and hypothyroidism
Once-weekly incremental HD in Japan
Microhematuria ups CKD risk in CRIC
Improving HD adequacy using Adimea
Pulse wave velocity and CKD progression in CRIC
Stress ups autoimmune disease risk
Managing (non-CKD) pts with syncope
Mediterranean and DASH diets in dialysis pt
Improving outcomes in CKD4+ (KDIGO Outcomes Conf)
Hypocalcemia with cinacalcet not such a big deal
Predicting timing of outcomes in CKD
Albumin for decompensated cirrhosis
Tool for incremental HD Rx.
Intradialytic hypertension and O2 sat.

Clinical Nephrology
Mg homeostasis in CKD
Magnesium: an important orphan
Patiromer and hyperkalemia in older CKD pts. on RAAS inhib.
Worsening creatinine in acute heart failure may be functional
Glucocorticoid Rx in glomerulal disease pearls
Renal denervation for loin pain hematuria
Burosumab for kids with X-linked hypophosphatemia
Prostaglandin signaling role in thiazide hyponatremia
Lithotripsy vs. ureteroscopy for stones
Rapid bedside measurement of GFR
Oral antibiotics up kidney stone risk
Restrictive vs. liberal fluids post-op abd. surgery




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2017 abstracts

That's it for 2017. Stay tuned for 2018.

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Updated: August 02, 2018 (Aug02)
Aug02 Bacteria becoming tolerant to high concentrations of alcohol in hand sanitizers.
Jun12 Pharmacologic approach to weight loss that prevents food absorption.
Jun04 NKF 2018 Spring Clinical Meeting abstracts (.pdf)
May27 ERA-EDTA Copenhagen meeting newsletters
Apr28 CDC issues alert re warfarin coagulopathy and synthetic cannabinoids
Mar15 Renal Disease and Electrolyte Course, Aspen, CO; July 23-27, 2018
Mar12 USRDS Annual Report 2017
Feb28 In ICU, Ringer's lactate also better than saline.
Feb28 Ringer's lactate causes less kidney injury than saline.
Jan11 Lp(a) in the news in the New York Times
Jan09 Inhibitors of NMMT reduce obesity by increasing fat cell metabolism.
Jan04 J-curve in BP studies is an artifact - similar to dose targeting bias in HEMO.
Nov16 Toxic algae now a nationwide threat.
Nov13 HDCN server move still in progress
Nov07 HDCN moving its registration and CME server
Sep05 Hypervirulent, carbipenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak in China.
Aug18 ISHD Hemodialysis University, Chicago, IL Sept. 7-9, 2017; with CVC insertion precourse
Aug11 NEJM: Idarucizumab effective for reversal of dabigatran effects.
Aug10 Immunotherapy may arrest damage of beta cells in type 1 diabetes.
Aug10 Fresenius inks deal to acquire NxStage.
General Advances Emphasis
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featured articles
Seminars in Dialysis
key Beta blockers in patients with end-stage renal disease - Evidence-based recommendations Drs. Weir and Herzog discuss the evidence base regarding when use of beta-blockers may be advantageous in patietns with ESRD, and when one should use alternative medications; in the June issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key The nature, consequences, and management of neurological disorders in chronic kidney disease
Drs. Jabbari and Vaziri review the numerous way in which neurologic issues can arise in dialysis patients; in the April issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Business of dialysis and the role of the medical director Dr. Paul Scheel reviews the responsibilities of a dialysis unit medical director are; in the Mar/Apr issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Management of hepatitis C virus infection in patients with advanced kidney disease
Dr. Craig Gordon has put together a wonderful supplement dealing with all aspects of hepatitis C virus management in CKD. The articles are open access and free CME and CNE credits are available; in the April issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key When and how can nephrologists treat hepatitis C virus infection in dialysis patients? In a most timely article, Davis, Chute, Chung and their colleagues review the various potential indications for the use of the marvelous new hepatitis C drugs in dialysis patients. in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Subcutaneous defibrillators for dialysis patients
In this high-risk population for arrhythmias, it is logical to try the use of subcutaneous defibrillators. Tushar Vachharajani and colleagues review the potential indications as well as problems; in the January issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Intradialytic hypertension/chronic hypertension and intradialytic hypotension In this issue devoted primarily to intradialytic hypotension, Van Buren and Inrig discuss how to approach patients in whom blood pressure increases during dialysis; in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Management of coronary artery disease and acute coronary syndrome in the chronic kidney disease population -- A review of the current literature.
Drs. Lingel, Srivastava, and Gupta explore this clinically relevant topic in the October issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Clinical aspects of magnesium physiology in patients on dialysis Drs. Misra and Nessim discuss whether serum Mg is too high or too low in dialysis patients, and what the optimum level is; in the Sep/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Ultrasound-guided cannulation of the hemodialysis arteriovenous access Drs. Ward, Faratro, and McQuillan discuss how use of bedside ultrasound for access cannulation can help increase access longevity; in the Jul/Aug issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Blood pressure management in hemodialysis patients: what we know and what questions remain Drs. Miskulin and Weiner discuss how we should best manage blood pressure, how and when to measure it, and what are the best treatments to us; in the May/June issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Special Issue: Iron and anemia in chronic kidney disease: New treatments changing old paradigms
Thirteen groups of authors discuss new information about iron in CKD in this April supplement issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Air embolism following removal of hemodialysis catheter
Dr. Sahutoglu and colleagues point out that there is an increased risk of air embolism after removal of a venous HD catheter that can be delayed; in the Jan-Feb issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Scaling UF rate limits to body surface area. Drs. Daugirdas and Schneditz argue that scaling UF rate limits to body weight will result in uneven risk patterns, and be overly restrictive for small patients, and not sufficiently restrictive for large patients; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Sources of mortality on dialysis with an emphasis on microemboli. Dr. Stegmayr brings up the important point that our blood leak detectors really pass a great number of smaller microemboli during dialysis. The concentration depends on the blood flow rate and also the height of the blood in the venous chamber. This is an unrecognized source of potentially long term side effects that perhaps we should worry more about; in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Are diuretics underutilized in dialysis patients? Drs. Trinh and Bargman discuss the considerable evidence suggesting that the use of diuretics in dialysis patients with substantial residual urine output may be beneficial; in the Sep/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

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free   SUMMARIES of Recent Slide/Audio Symposia in reverse chronological order

key   ISHD Hemodialysis University (2017-Chicago) -- (2016-Chicago) -- (2015-Chicago) -- (2014-India) -- (2014-Chicago) -- (2013-Shanghai) -- (2012-Chicago)
key   Advances in CKD (Renal Research Institute) (2017) (2016) (2015) (2014) (2013) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
free   Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes: Disease Progression and Emerging Therapies
Philip Raskin, MD; Jennifer Marks, MD, Jerry Yee, MD, Mark Molitch, MD. (2011)
key   The Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology (Brigham Renal Board Review) Course: Selected Lectures (2017) -- (2015) -- (2014) -- (2013) -- (2012) -- (2011)
key   American Society of Hypertension (2013)   (2012)   (2011)
key   Renal Physicians Association (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
key   American Society for Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) (2013) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
free   Fistula First (2010)
key   Annual Dialysis Conference (audiofiles) (2012)   (2011) (2010) (2009)
key   National Association of Nephrology Technologists (NANT) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
key   American Society for Nephrology Renal Week (2009) (2008) (2007)
key   American Society for Nephrology Board Review Course (2008) (2007)
key   American Society for Nephrology Renal Week (audiofiles) (2009) (2008) (2007)
key   Preparing for the New Medical Director Responsibilities (Network 9/10 - RPA Special Symposium)

 
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