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Fishbane  

Weir  

Hemodialysis University 2016
(PART 4)
  
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
International Society for Hemodialysis
Chicago, IL; September 9-10, 2016

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Wanner  

Unruh  

Finkelstein  

Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2017   key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Renal Research Institute; Las Vegas, NV; January, 2017

PART 2

The EMPA-REG OUTCOME Trial
Christoph Wanner, MD

Screening for neurocognitive impairment and depression in CKD patient
Mark Unruh, MD

Depression and social support for CKD patients
Fred Finkelstein, MD

(more...)



Lam  

Brigham Board Review Course 2015  key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Boston, MA; August, 2015

PART 7

Poisonings and Intoxications
Albert Q. Lam, MD

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articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
BP measurement in 2016
Uric acid lowering does not affect RAAS
Dapagliflozin lowers CV risk in CKD
Mild hyperaldo in HTN
Temporary stop to anti-HTN meds
Thiazolidinediones and liver fibrosis

CKD, Dialysis
Viscous soluble fiber lowers LDL cholesterol
PPI and hip fracture in dialysis patients
Infants: HD vs. PD
Some phosphate binders bind to vitamin K
Febuxostat myopathy in CKD
Reducing acid load: benefits in CKD
Fluid status and inflammation vs. survival
Nicotinamide effective but has side effects
BP management in dialysis patients (review)

Clinical Nephrology
Switching to belatacept from calcineurin inhibitors
Mg oxide supplementation and nocturnal leg cramps no good




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2016 abstracts

Hypertension
Diuretic use and progression; Uric acid and progression; Uric acid in MesoAmerican nephropathy; Testosteron and progression; Is mild glycosuria protective? Empagliflozin and albuminuria; Non-insulin glycemia lowering and outcome in EURODOPPS; Delayed-release metformin; Urine metabolomics predict albuminuria response to spironolactone.

CKD, Dialysis
PCS and IS and outcomes in HEMO; RKF, dose and mortality; Hidden adrenal insufficiency and IDH? Facility use of low dialysis temperature for IDH good; Outcomes no better with 36 vs. 37 degree dialysate temp; Hematocrit monitoring and hospitalization rates; Timing of RRT and outcomes; Phosphate-containing CVVH replacement fluid good; HCO membrane removes big molecules better; Dialysis unit star ratings may mean something; Sex disparity in hospitalization rates; Sedentary time ups CKD risk; Healthy young adults and CKD in communities with Mesoamerican nephropathy; Higher aldo associated with CKD progression; T2 values on kidney MRI and progression; Arterial stiffness and progression; Urine citrate excretion and acid retention despite normal serum bicarb; 40% decline in EGFR in EMPA-REG; Coffee, tea, and risk of progression; Anemia in nondialysis CKD; Large bolue iron doses in nondialysis CKD; Oral calcitriol as good as IV; PPI bad; Bullous pemphigoid, DPP4, and CKD; Periodontitis not so bad; Regression of LVH with frequent dialysis good; High-sensitivity troponins.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
GFR measurement: nonradioactive iothalamate, iohexol procedure; cystatin. Hyperkalemia prevalence in various stages of CKD; Sodium polystyrene sulfonate discontinuation rate; Low serum Mg and incidenct CKD; Timing of eculizumab Rx; Dipstick albuminuria plus specific gravity; Urinary exosomes in AL amyloidosis; IGAN relatives; Japanese histologic grade in IGAN.

 (Kidney Week 2016...)


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Updated: June 13, 2017 (Jun13)
Jun13 Can LIF be used to cure autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis? and more?
Jun06 Dr. Fred Coe's Kidney Stone Guide Book - a work in progress.
Jun04 Late-breaking clinical trials at the ERA-EDTA
May02 Novel wireless device accurately measures walking speed.
Apr18 High salt diet makes subjects drink less and eat more !?
Apr15 Device extracts water from air with relative humidity as low as 20%
Apr04 Graphene sieve membrane turns seawater drinkable.
Mar23 Lungs play a role in making platelets in mice.
Feb22 Smartphones to become pocket doctors.
Dec28 Pharmacies miss some drug interactions that are known to cause serious issues.
Oct31 ASN Kidney Week 2016 abstract book link (PDF, 50 mB file)
Oct05 FDA warns about hepatitis B reactivation with direct acting hepatitis C antivirals.
Sep01 HDCN key zone access password problem fixed.
Jul28 Good Staph. in the nose makes novel peptide antibiotic that kills bad Staph.
Jul23 Hemodialysis University Chicago, Sept. 9-10 (up to 12 CME/CEUs)
Jul23 Cyanobacteria becoming a widespread problem in U.S. lakes
Jul12 Dr. Fred Coe videos on urine calcium supersaturation in stone disease.
Jun30 FDA issues warning about Shiga-toxin producing E. Coli found in flour
Jun01 The Brigham Renal Board Review Course: August 8-12, 2016 in Boston
May29 Three days of fasting every 10 days improve autoimmune diseases (in mice).
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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...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key We do too many parathyroidectomies for calciphylaxis Drs. Nigwekar and Sprague question the risk/benefit ratio of surgical parathyroidectomy for treatment of calciphylaxis, as part of an issue where a variety of common practices in nephrology are questioned; in the Jul/Aug issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Postdialysis fatigue: a frequent and debilitating symptom Drs. Bossola and Tazza review the pathogenesis and potential minimization of this very important symptom in dialysis patients; in the May/Jun issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key In quality we trust; but quality of life or quality of care? Drs. Chen, Unruh, and Williams discuss the various definitions of quality, in an issue that is packed with information about efforts to improve outcomes in CKD patients, some written by the CMOs of large dialysis organizations; all in the Mar/Apr issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Pathophysiology of calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium dysregulation in chronic kidney disease Dr. Felsenfeld and colleagues provide a nice overview of mineral bone disorder in this issue which explores many facets of bone disease in CKD; in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Effects of frequent hemodialysis on blood pressure: Results from the randomized frequent hemodialysis network trials
Dr. Kotanko and the FHN Study Group describe the effects of frequent short daily and long nocturnal HD on blood pressure. There were some surprising findings regarding the incidence of intradialytic hypotension; in the July-August issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Considerations for systemic anticoagulation in ESRD Warfarin, dabigatran, aspirin? Watchful waiting? Other drugs? So many drugs and so little information. Dager and colleagues help guide us through the maze; in the Sept/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

key Anticoagulation in chronic hemodialysis: progress toward an optimal approach
In this extremly timely review, Kessler and her colleagues discuss five key issues regarding anticoagulation: standardization, individualization, role of the extracorporeal circuit, options for heparin reduction or avoidance, and optimization of therapy; in the July/August issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Preserving residual renal function in dialysis: what we know
Drs. Patel and Hu review what we can do at the present state of incomplete knowledge; in the May/Jun issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Unnecessary renal replacement therapy for acute kidney injury is harmful for renal recovery
Drs. Clark and Bagshaw discuss the potential harms of dialysing patients with suspected AKI too early; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Dietary protein and fiber in end stage renal disease
Tammy Sirich talks about dietary protein, fiber, gut transit time, and gut microbes in uremia, and new ways to modulate blood levels of indoxyl sulfate and p-cresyl sulfate; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

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

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 Brigham Renal Board Review Course: Selected Lectures (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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