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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 !


Bargman  

Bushinsky  

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

PART 5

Visions in a crystal ball: The future of peritoneal dialysis
Joanne M Bargman, MD

Osteoporosis in patients with CKD
David Bushinsky, MD

(more...)



Francis  

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

PART 8 (final)
Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) and Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)
Jean Francis, MD

(more...)



Raina  

Combs  

Closing Remarks  

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

PART 8 (final)

Chronic Pain and Symptom Management / Narcotics Management of Insomnia, Restless Legs, and Pruritis In Dialysis Patients
Rupesh Raina, MD

Management of Insomnia, Restless Legs, and Pruritis
Sara A. Combs, MD

Closing Remarks and Summaries
Madhukar Misra, MD

(more...)


articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Low BP and high PAD risk in ALLHAT
Renal outcomes with canagliflozin
Automated echo interpretation
Posaconazole hypertension and hypokalemia
Aspirin outcome studies in the elderly and diabetics
Morning home BP and outcomes in Japan
APOL-1 and nephropathy
Smoking and outcomes in ESKD
Resistant hypertension: AHA Sci Statement

CKD, Dialysis
CKD and sedentary time
Apibaxan good for calciphylaxis
Sacubitril/valsartan better than irbesartan
Apixaban for a. fib. in ESKD
Biocompatible PD solutions good
Acidosis and endothelial function in CKD
IDH ups mesenteric ischemia risk
CKD progression and hepatitis C
PPIs up hip fracture risk
MCO membrane dialyzers vs. ol-HDF
Ionic dialysance to measure adequacy: review
Timing of RRT for AKI and sepsis
New vaccine to prevent tuberculosis
Symptom experiences and reporting in HD pts.
Fluid overload and low IDWG up risk in HD
Residual kidney function, Kt/V and outcomes
Possible impact of high MW uremic toxins
Maintenance of certification
Diabetes, nonalbuminuric CKD and progression
Missed HD treatments in DOPPS
Low BP, eGFR drop, and biomarkers
Empagliflozin and eGFR slope
Allopurinol use in CKD seems OK
Kt/V without routine postialysis BUN
What's the safest ultrafiltration rate?

Clinical Nephrology
Variability in albuminuria measurements Belimumab for lupus nephritis
Metformin in polycystic kidney disease
B cell depletion, rituximab, and lupus
BP targets in perioperative care
Ustekinumab for lupus
Immunosuppressive Rx for proliferative lupus
Urea infusion for hyponatremia
Sparsentan for FSGS
High daily water intake lowers UTI risk in women




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2018 abstracts

Hypertension
Low K diet ups Na retention; Tissue Na concentration in ESKD; Dual antiplatelet Rx in CKD; RAAS inhibition in kids with advanced CKD; Evolocumab in CKD for hyperlipidemia; Dulaglutide vs. insulin glargine; Empagliflozin kidney-sparing effects vs. glucose control; Dapagliflozin, canagliflozin, and renal outcomes.

CKD, Dialysis
Mupirocin, home HD, and buttonhole; Sex differences in AV fistula failure; Closing AV fistula after transplant and cardiac remodeling; Rescheduling missed HD treaments and outcomes; High UF rate ups risk of losing RKF; Polymyxin hemoperfusion no good in sepsis; Muscle fat infiltration in CKD bad; RAAS inhibitor use and outcomes in advanced CKD; Dosing of RAAS inhibitors and outcome in CKD.

Pro-inflammatory diets in CKD and risk of ESRD; Dietary fiber intake and CV events in ESRD; Eating resistant starch lowers indoxyl sulfate; Nephrotoxic antimicrobials in stem cell transplant and AKI risk in kids; SSRI comparative safety in HD pts; Opioid and benzodiazepine use; Prevalence and risks of muscle relaxant use.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
Low serum bicarb and CAC risk in CKD; Urinary citrate and acid retention in CKD; Furosemide stress test predicts severe AKI; AKI and biomarkers; AKI and ischemic preconditioning; Glycemic control, RAAS inhibition and postcardiac surgery AKI risk; Eculizumab and various forms of atypical HUS; CD19-targeted rituximab for adult podocytopathy; PLA2 receptor antibodies to diagnose membaranous GN; sparsentan for FSGS; Transplant in pts. with AL amyloidosis; Proliferative GN with monoclonal deposits; Nephrotic syndrome and stroke risk; Renal adverse effects of PD-1 inhibitors.

Transplantation: Obesity; genome-wide non-HLA incompatibility; Donor-derived MIC cell infusion; Donor-derived cell-free DNA for monitoring; Outcomes with HCV donor and/or recipient positivity.

 (Kidney Week 2018...)


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Updated: December 11, 2018 (Dec11)
Dec11 Randomized PIVOT trial published in NEJM suggests more IV iron is better.
Dec11 Increased mortality with citrate-containing dialysate/HDF fluid in France.
Dec05 Test detects presence of cancer in blood samples based on DNA methylation.
Nov17 Akkermansia gut bacteria and their role in insulin resistance and aging.
Nov14 KidneyX prize competition now open: Application deadline Feb 28, 2019
Nov07 AKI and CRRT 2019 Conference, Feb 26 -- March 1, 2019, San Diego, CA
Oct12 Donate to easy water for African villages using hollow-fiber technology
Sep08 Recovery from coma predicted by artificial intelligence and eye scans.
Sep04 A consortium of European grant funders demand immediate open access.
Aug31 CRISPR treatment halts muscular dystrophy in dogs.
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
General Advances Emphasis
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featured articles
Seminars in Dialysis
key Ultrafiltration rate in conventional hemodialysis: Where are the limits and what are the consequences? Drs. Slinin, Babu, Ishani and their colleagues discuss the evidence that a high UF rate is bad, and also guide us as to what an appropriate target might be; in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Online measurement of hemodialysis adequacy using effective ionic dialysance of sodium - a review of its principles, applications, benefits, and risks
Drs. Aslam, Saggi, Salifu, and colleagues discuss the basics of the concept of sodium conductivity monitoring of dialyzer clearance, as well as the potential applications and pitfalls; in the October issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Vaccination practices in dialysis patients: A narrative review Drs. Kosmadakis and their colleagues guide us regarding what vaccinatinons are officially recommended, vs. others that may simply be a good idea to give; in the Sept/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Management of pain in end-stage renal disease patients: Short review
Drs. Raina, Krishnappa, and Gupta discuss the difficult topic of measuring and managing pain in the context of the current opioid use epidemic in the United States; in the July issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

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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