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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) incl. free CME/CEU !
ishd ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2017)


Thadhani  

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

PART 3
Pregnancy and Renal Disease
Ravi Thadhani MD

(more...)



Balter  

Agarwal  

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

PART 3A
Recognizing and Treating Volume Overload in Dialysis Patients: A Case-Based Approach
Rajiv Agarwal, MD

Technology To Improve Volume Control Crit-Line
Paul Balter, MD

(more...)



Achinger  

Golestaneh  

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

PART 3B
“Dead” A/V Grafts and Kidney Transplants
Steven G. Achinger, MD

Infection Prevention - Locks and Ointments
Ladan Golestaneh, MD

(more...)


articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
CV and stroke endpoint definitions
Aging and adrenal aldo
Selection for thrombectomy after stroke


CKD, Dialysis
Protein leucine content
Folate and cancer
Precision of std. hosp. ratio
Citizen status and tx.
CAC progression and risk
Employment in dialysis pts
Women and ESKD in Europe
Old and new calcimimetics
BP, geography, and seasons
HD in undocumented immigrants
PD and cognitive function
Adjunctive rifampicin for Staph
Catheter ablation for a. fib.

Clinical Nephrology
G6PD def. mimicking AHUS
Infection and malignancy post tx.
Normal range of tCO2
Std. transplantation ratio
Urine anion gap
Treating ADPKD in tolvaptan era
CT imaging and nephrectomy risk
Kidney allocation in highly sensitized pts




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2017 abstracts

Hypertension
BP methods in kids with CKD; Pegloticase and BP in gout; Smoking, EtOH, drug use and progression in CRIC; Obesity paradox across stages of CKD; Ursodiol effect on kidney function; Metformin and acidosis risk in CKD.

CKD, Dialysis
Vasc-Alert scoring algorithm; Intradialytic BP and access outcomes; Post-dialysis Hb and access survival; Systolic BP trajectory in Tassin vs. USA; Colon-derived solutes and renal clearance; Twice-weekly HD and secreted solute removal; Protein-bound toxin levels in different HD procedures; HDF vs. HD and inflammation in kids; Measured vs. prescribed dialysis solution sodium; Target weight adjustment based on absolute blood volume; Lung ultrasonography and dry weight or pulmonary congestion; IDH vs. BIA; Fluid status vs. long-term survival; Pulmonary congestion by thoracic fluid content; BP after a fluid management QIP program; Understanding early mortality in dialysis; Optimal ESRD start and CVC use; CKD progression and sickle cell trait; Arsenic exposure and ESRD; Urinary L-FABP in CKD; CRP, central obesity, and microalbuminuria; Creatinine vs. cysatin GFR and outcome; NSAID use and CKD; Hyperfiltration predicts GFR decline; High protein intake and mortality in CKD; Caffeine consumption and mortality in CKD; DASH diet in HD patients and outcomes; Predictors of net acid excretion in CRIC; Low bicarb and mortality risk in CKD; Metabolic acidosis and progression; Urinary citrate excretion and alkali Rx in CKD; LVMI improvement in kids after starting HD; Cataract surgery complications in ESRD; Impaired delivery of cholesterol to hepatocytes; PTH, FGF23 and intensive BP lowering; Scoring system to guide treatment of a. fib in ESRD; Dialysis modality and a. fib. Elbasvir-Grazoprevir and genotype 1 HCV; CR845 to tx CKD pruritus; Moisturizer to treat CKD pruritus.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
Real-time point of care GFR measurement; Renal AA amyloidosis in drug addicts on dialysis; Venous thromboembolism risk in CKD pts with proteinuria.

 (Kidney Week 2017...)


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Updated: March 15, 2018 (Mar15)
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.
Aug10 Gene-editing of pigs increases suitability of their organs for transplant into humans.
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.
General Advances Emphasis
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featured articles
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...)

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...)

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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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