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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)


Kotanko  

van der Sande  

Davis  

Block  

Kinney  
 

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

PART 1

Welcome/Program Overview
Peter Kotanko, MD

Magnesium in CKD - Should we Care?
Frank van der Sande, MD

Introduction to KDIGO
John Davis

2017 KDIGO CKD-MBD Guidelines
Geoffrey A. Block, MD

Keynote Lecture: Impact of Climate Change on Health Outcomes
Patrick L. Kinney, ScD

(more...)



Charytan  

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

PART 4
Coronary Artery Disease and Renal Disease
David Charytan, MD

(more...)



Pun  

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

PART 4A
Management of Hyperkalemia in Hemodialysis Patients
Patrick H. Pun MD

(more...)



Agarwal  

Kasiske  

Pirkle  
   

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

PART 4B
What Blood Pressure Medicines to Use, and Measurements to Follow
Rajiv Agarwal, MD

Use of Statins: Evidence-Based Guidelines for Dialysis Patients
Bertram Kasiske, MD

Ultrafiltration Rate Control
James L. Pirkle, Jr., MD

(more...)


articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Does LVH get better with BP control?
Optimal protocol for office BP
Super tight BP control and AKI risk
Mild hypokalemia ups stroke risk
AHA guidelines (2017) for BP management
Device closure vs. meds for patent foramen ovale
Niacin, the microbiome, and insulin sensitivity
Metformin treatment in stage 3 and 4 CKD
Pulse wave velocity and BP in young adults
Achieving healthy vascular aging
Catheter-based renal nerve ablation may still work
Urinary Na and K excretion in US adults
Water and salt: aquaretics and tenapanor
Febuxostat vs allopurinol and CV risk

CKD, Dialysis
Intradialytic hyPERtension ups mortality risk
Update on anemia in early stage CKD
HD self-management intervention
Another uric acid vs. CKD risk study
USRDS 2017 Annual Data Report
HD and PD have similar survival in matched cohorts
Kidney disease and pulmonary artery hypertension
Opioid crisis and availability of donor kidneys
Women and kidney disease
Synopsis of KDIGO MBD update
What happens when dialysate Na is set to serum level
ESC guidelines for prevention of sudden cardiac death
Long nocturnal HD and novel uremic toxin levels
StdKt/V predicts outcome incenter but not at home
Energy drinks and the renal diet
Food additives also increase K and Na
Implantable defibrillators in CKD
Taurolidine-based catheter lock regimen
Frequent dialysis in AKI may up nonrecovery risk
New equation to compute residual kidney clearance
High-dose cholecalciferol in CKD stages 3-4
Management of hepatitis C in CKD (entire issue)

Clinical Nephrology
Low incidence of ESRD in type 1 DM
Higher serum Mg in HD pts and hip fx risk
Hydrocortisone plus fludrocortisone in septic shock
Ringer's lactate vs. saline in critically ill adults




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2017 abstracts

Hypertension
BIA-guided dry weight and sleep apnea; Ethnicity and mortality in U.S. Veterans with CKD.

CKD, Dialysis
Chlorite detection in water for HD; HEMO study pts with minimal residual Kru and other uremic solutes; UF profiling and outcomes; Low dialysate temp and BP during SLED; Extended dialysis time improves some QOL outcomes; HD with fistula vs. PD outcomes; low BMI and death risk is time-dependent; Modeling to identify high risk pts. lowers hosp. risk; Reclassification of CKD based on kidney transcription factor levels; Ketoanalogue supplementation slows RKF decline; Vascular access creation slows RKF decline; 25-D levels in Blacks and RKF decline; Bariatric surgery in CKD good; Malonaldehyde levels lower after resistant starch added to diet; Some new antivirals for HCV may increase serum Cr; Statin therapy and thrombosis markers; Severe vitamin D deficiency and hyperfiltration; Hydralazine risky in CKD; Tramadol hypoglycemia; Proton pump inhibitors and CKD risk meta; Opioid overdose hosp. in ESRD; Hypothyroidism and AKI; TSH levels and muscle mass in HD.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
Estimating GFR from a panel of metabolites; Cognitive function and hyponatremia; Dialysate Mg, serum Mg, and outcomes in MONDO; Hyperphosphatemia and risk of AKI; C3GN and TMA overlap; Calculating maximum-allowable contrast dose; Furosemide stress test and renal angina index to predict AKI; Tacrolimus, proteinuria, and GFR preservation in IGAN; Spot urine protein/creatinine ratios in lupus not so good; Extrarenal involvement in lupus and outcomes; Tacrolimus vs. MMF for lupus RCT; Occurrence of IGAN with lupus; Carfilzomib for multiple myeloma ups AKI risk; Remission induction therapy for ANCA vasculitis; Polycystic kidney disease and Alzheimer risk; Pyridoxine lowers urinary oxalate;

Very low microhematuria still ups donor kidney pathology risk; Transplanting highly sensitized patients; Ultrasound and CT guided kidney transplant biopsies; Rituximab for antibody-mediated rejection; BSA-corrected GFR not optimal to adjust valganciclovir dose.

 (Kidney Week 2017...)


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Updated: April 28, 2018 (Apr28)
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.
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
General Advances Emphasis
archive
featured articles
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...)

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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