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free ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2012-2014)
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free ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2014)
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Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2018   key
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Renal Research Institute; Lake Buena Vista, FL; February, 2018

PART 7

Dialysis access: Latest developments to enhance success
Richard Neville, MD

Blood pressure in CKD: An update from a KDIGO controversies meeting
Roberto Pecoits-Filho, MD

40 years of technological evolution in acute dialysis
Claudio Ronco, MD

(more...)


articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Genetic polymorphisms and an immune connection
SGLT2 inhibitors and CV risk is a class effect
Nanodrug delivery for resistant HTN
Automated office BP good
Bempedoic acid reduces LDL cholesterol
High normal BP ups LVH risk
Kidneys in sheep re-innervate but not completely
Catheter ablation for a. fib. good
Managing dabigatran toxicity
Automated insulin dosing guidance good


CKD, Dialysis
Enarodustat for CKD anemia
Albuminuria regression ups survival chances
Vancomycin-related kidney injury
Fruit and veggie intake good of HD pts.
Sodium and water handling and tissue sodium
Decolonization of MRSA carriers
Omadacycline for bacterial skin infections
Direct oral anticoagulants for a. fib in ESKD
Barriers and solutions re home HD
Anemia treatment during CKD with ESA ups later stroke risk
Lower a.fib with PD vs. HD
Sertraline for depression good
KDQOL-36T: the good and the bad
Expanded HD and middle molecule removal
Dialysate calcium levels (review)
Intradialytic central venous oxygen saturation
Facility practices to manage volume affect outcome
Dietary fiber intake and arterial stiffness
Staph. aureus vaccine speculation
Testing for liver injury re HCV in CKD/ESKD

Clinical Nephrology
Soft drinks after exercise in heat up injury biomarkers
GFR estimating equation in Chinese pts.
Eculizumab for kidney Tx in atypical HUS
non-HLA biocompatibility affects kidney transplant survival




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2018 abstracts

Hypertension
In-center short daily HD; QOL with expanded dialysis; Incremental vs. full-dose PD may help prolong RKF; RKF without urine collection.

CKD, Dialysis
Fatigue and post-HD AA depletion; Blood flow rate reduction and postdialysis fatigue; Orthostatic BP and memory deficit; Dialysate sodium and hemodynamic outcomes; Treatment time and change in RKF; RFK loss and dialysate cooling; Measured vs. actual dialysate sodium in HD; Psychosocial factors and choice of in-center nocturnal HD; Dialysate K and volume and serum K with NxStage; UF rate and decline in RKF; Short frequent HD at home and RKF loss; FGF23 with frequent daily HD in the FHN trial; Novel way to control regional citrate anticoagulation in CRRT; Expanded HD and anemia, QOL; Hemolipodialysis and removal of protein-bound toxins; Large MM removal with expanded HD; Multipoint dilution hemofiltration; Combined Rx with PD and HD in Japan; After-hours oral antibiotics for suspected peritonitis; New serum test for fungal peritonitis; Resuming PD after severe peritonitis; Dialysis Rx and gait speed; Employment before and after starting dialysis; Intradialytic activities and QOL.

Dosing frequency effect on EPO administration; Targeting 11 vs. 13 Hgb; Results with Triferic; Oral iron effects on serum hepcidin; Newly developed inflammation effects on anemia management; Reduced Hb in CKD associates with incident heart failure risk in CRIC.

Misclassification of acid-base status by serum bicarbonate; Intracellular ATP and inorganic phosphate depletion during HD; Oxabact OC5 for primary hyperoxaluria type 1; Is cooled PD fluid cardioprotective?; Once nightly icodextrin good for cardiorenal pts.; Alpha-blocker use and hypotension; Pregnancy and delivery rates over time in ESKD; Deep cerebral microbleeds and cognitive impairment; Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation and mental health in HD pts; Management of uremic pruritus by algorithm; Altered fingerprints in HD pts.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
Handgrip strength vs. predialysis serum Na; Hypomagnesemia and abdominal calcification in PD.

 (Kidney Week 2018...)


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Updated: May 09, 2019 (May09)
May09 Fournier gangrene of the genitals linked to SGLT2 inhibitor drugs
Apr29 Immune cell test identifies patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.
Apr06 Candida auris infections spreading rapidly across the globe.
Apr03 Rehydrating with soft drinks after exercise increases AKI injury markers
Feb19 Universal flu vaccine on the near horizon
Jan24 Alzheimer disease linked to brain infection by gingivitis bacteria.
Jan12 Bone mass increased by 800% in a mouse model
Jan07 Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology 2018 now available
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.
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Seminars in Dialysis
key Evaluating CKD/ESRD patient with hepatitis C infection: How to interpret diagnostic testing and assess liver injury Drs. Cottone and Bhamidimarri discuss how conventional tests of liver involvement in hepatitis C need to be interpreted in patients on dialysis; This is one of many articles focusion on HCV diagnosis and treatment in a special Mar/Apr issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key PTH assays in dialysis patients: Practical considerations Drs. Soliman, Hassan, Yaseen and their colleagues review the different type of PTH assays as well as their reliability; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

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...)

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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) (2018) (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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