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ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago 2014. Parts 2-4.   
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
International Society for Hemodialysis
Chicago, IL; August, 2014

Hypertension, hypotension, and more frequent dialysis
Peter Kotanko, MD

Dehydration and fluid overload: Where bioimpedance fits in
James Tattersall, MD

Bioimpedance as a practical tool to assist in optimal fluid management in haemodialysis patients
Elizabeth Lindley, PhD

Global HOME HD Toolkit on the Web
Christopher T. Chan, MD

Burning Issues and Challenges with Home Hemodialysis
Brent Miller, MD

Shared care: A natural stepping stone toward home hemodialysis (and a new culture in the unit)
Elizabeth Lindley, PhD

A New Model of Home Dialysis Care Units
William Whittier, MD

Revival of Sorbent Dialysis
Jose Diaz-Buxo, MD

Patient Safety in the Dialysis Unit
Glenda Payne, MS, RN










ISHD Hemodialysis University India 2014. Parts 2-4.   
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International Society for Hemodialysis
Hyderabad, India; March, 2014

When things go wrong: Technical Complications & Clinical Complications
Madhukar Misra, MD (ISHD President and Course Director)

Citrate dialysate - The future
Suhail Ahmad, MD

Convective Therapies in Chronic HD Patients: Basics and Beyond
Bernard Canaud, MD

Does RRT modality choice matter for the patient with AKI ?
Andrew Davenport, MD

Introduction to LIMEA
K.S. Nayak, MD

Prescription and Delivery of Home Hemodialysis
Christopher T Chan MD

The Essentials of how to set up Home Hemodialysis
Mark R Marshall, MD

A Global Forum for implementing Hemodialysis in the Home
Christopher T Chan MD


Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Beet juice, exercise, and heart failure
Tight control of HTN in pregnancy
Red cell distribution width ups stroke risk
Bridging during anticoagulation interruption bad
High HDL bad in diabetic dialysis patients
NSAID use ups bleeding risk with antithrombotic Rx
Metformin and diabetes drugs in ESRD
Modified BP to height ratio in kids
Sodium intake and mortality in HTN cohort
Canagliflozin and weight reduction as 2nd line agent
Caffeine lowers ambulatory BP

CKD, Dialysis
Phosphorus pyramid for nutrition ed
Nut consumption good
Whey protein supplement prevents sarcopenia with diet
Time updated systolic BP and progression of CKD
Problems with 25-OH D assays
AV fistula placement in the elderly
Ferric citrate for phosphorus binding
MR-determined tissue sodium removal during dialysis
Increased postdialysis systolic BP and overhydration
Low dialysate sodium lowers postdialysis BP
Vitamin K low in transplant; supplements good
Rethinking banning eating during HD
K mass balance during bicarbonate HD
Update on EPO-antibody-mediated red cell aplasia

Clinical Nephrology
Stealth research via multipanel lab tests
Treating low K in Gitelman syndrom
Remote ischemic preconditioning does not prevent AKI
Urea infusion good for hyponatremia
Acute interstitial nephritis in the elderly
HIV+ to HIV+ transplants good
Pseudo hyper- or hyponatremia
Treating hyponatremic encephalopathy with 3% NaCl
Causes of hypokalemic nonperiodic paralysis

This update's selected ASN 2014 abstracts

Angioedema lower with ARBs; RAAS blockade improves allograft outcomes; ACE-I fetopathy still prevalent; High LDL-C associated with lower infection risk in ESRD.

Citrasate does not reduce heparin requirement; Tubule cleared solutes in uremia; TMAO levels high in HD; PET and outcomes; Errors in performing the PET; Use of 2 icodextrin exchanges per day ok; Normalizing PD clearance and outcomes; Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis risk not higher after transplant; P-DOPPS being launched; PD survival improving; Identifying and intervening for high hosp. risk patients; Lactic acid bacteria supplements for HD. Anemia: Variation in transfusion among units; Individualized management good; Epoietin beta pegol suppresses hepcidin in mice; EPO resistance index confounded; Iron replacement needs and antithrombotic Rx; Facility EPO titration policies and outcomes; Heparin lowers hepcidin; Facility wide ferritin levels not linked to bad outcomes; Triferic reduces ESA use; Annual iron blood loss lower than stated; Dialysate calcium and hip fracture; dialysate Ca and calcium balance; Two-pool model for phosphorus removal; Patient financial incentives to lower serum P; Adequate 25-D levels good in kids. Good cardiac performance linked to slower residual function decline; Review of Rx for restless legs; Rotigotine for restless legs.

Clinical Nephrology
Creatinine kinetic estimate of GFR after transplant good; Adjusting serum creatining for fluid balance in AKI; Low-dose tolvaptan for chronic hyponatremia; Severe hyponatremia managed by slow CRRT; Recurrent hyponatremia due to heparin; Hypothermia-associated hypokalemia; Acute PD in premature infants; PPI and hypomagnesemia post renal transplant; Sunitinib hypomagnesemia; Contrastiinduced nephropathy incidence overestimated; Use of Doppler to detect post-biopsy bleeding; Plasma exchange in post-transplant FSGS; BOLD imaging in ADPKD; Impact of weight loss before renal transplant; Use of cancer survivors as kidney donors.  (Kidney Week 2014...)

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Updated: March 19, 2015 (Mar19)
Mar19 Problem accessing audio with Apple OS 8.1 and later now fixed (iphones and IPADs)
Feb26 AKI electronic alert system backfires and increases interventions without improving outcomes.
Feb26 Medtronic to launch new phase II trial of renal nerve ablation (Symplicity device)
Feb26 Dabigatran has higher bleeding risk than warfarin in dialysis patients
Feb26 Blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) proliferating in lakes worldwide.
Feb26 Polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulose - food emulsifiers, and metabolic syndrome
Feb25 The concept of minimizing regret in poker: an application for medical treatment?
Feb21 US Government radically changing dietary advice
Feb20 Bourbon virus - a previously unknown Thogotovirus, associated with AKI after tick bite.
Feb12 Rapamycin in bloomberg.com as an anti-ageing drug.
Feb05 BMJ study: Intensify BP treament when SBP > 150, but do it promptly.
Feb05 Rapid and unexpected weight gain after fecal transplant
Jan26 Hemodialysis abstracts from the upcoming Annual Dialysis Conference in New Orleans
Jan24 FDA committee recommends approval of drug to treat invasive aspergillosis.
Jan09 New variant of aminoglycosides does not impair hearing.
Jan09 Monthly dose of PCSK9 inhibitor lowers serum cholesterol
Dec19 Ibuprofen extends lifespan in yeast., worms, and fruit flies.
Nov18 Ultrasonography for nephrologists course Jan 10-11, 2015
Nov17 JAMA: New hyperkalemia sorbent effective in reducing hyperkalemia
Nov08 Fiber supplementation lower p-cresol levels
General Advances Emphasis
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...)

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...)

Thyroid function tests in end stage renal disease.
Drs. Kulkarni and Holley describe the emerging evidence that thyroid dysfunction should be sought and perhaps treated in dialysis patients; in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis, which has articles about the usefulness of many other laboratory tests in ESKD as well.. (more...)

Hypomagnesemia, chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular mortality: Pronounced association but unproven causation
Dr. Dousdampanis and colleagues review the latest evidence regarding low magnesium and CKD, and whether we should treat it; in the October issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Sailing between Scylla and Charybdis: The high serum K - low dialysate K quandary
Should we use a 3 K bath for most patients? Are 1K and zero K bath's a no-no? Drs. Labriola and Jadoul review the evidence in the Sept/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

A stepwise approach for the management of poisoning with extracorporeal treatments Few are using hemoperfusion anymore, and poisoning requires an integrated approach. Dr. Ghannoum and colleagues provide a nice overview in the July/Aug issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis for infants, children, and adolescents
Drs. Kaur and Davenport review techniques for performing hemodialysis in children; in the July issue issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Urgent-start peritoneal dialysis: what are the problems and their solutions? Dr. Mahnensmith discusses this new approach to AKI or acute-on-chronic kidney failure, its advantages and potential problems; in the May/June issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Intradialytic hypotension: Frequency, sources of variation and correlation with clinical outcome
Dr. Sands and colleagues delve into large databases to better understand the occurrence and risk factors for intradialytic hypotension; in the April issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Hemodialysis-associated cardiomyopathy: a newly defined disease entity Drs. McIntyre and Odudu describe their latest results regarding myocardial stunning; in the Mar/Apr issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Nonadherence in dialysis patients: prevalence, measurement, outcome, and psychological determinants Dr. Clarke and colleagues review why adherence is so important to outcomes, and methods that have been suggested to improve this problem; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Approach to prophylactic measures for central venous catheter- related infections in hemodialysis: A critical review
Dr. Silva and colleagues go over what we know works, and which treatments are still experimental; in the Jan-Feb issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Infrequent dialysis: a new paradigm for hemodialysis initiation Dr. Rhee and colleagues present a novel idea; starting out with twice-a-week dialysis in incident patients with substantial residual kidney function, and discuss potential benefits vs. risks. in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

  SUMMARIES of Recent Slide/Audio Symposia in reverse chronological order

  Advances in CKD (Renal Research Institute) (2014) (2013) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
  Kidney Disease in Type 2 Diabetes: Disease Progression and Emerging Therapies
Philip Raskin, MD; Jennifer Marks, MD, Jerry Yee, MD, Mark Molitch, MD. (2011)
  The Brigham Renal Board Review Course: Selected Lectures (2013) -- (2012) -- (2011)
  American Society of Hypertension (2013)   (2012)   (2011)
  Renal Physicians Association (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
  American Society for Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) (2013) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
  Fistula First (2010)
  Annual Dialysis Conference (audiofiles) (2012)   (2011) (2010) (2009)
  National Association of Nephrology Technologists (NANT) (2012) (2011) (2010) (2009)
  American Society for Nephrology Renal Week (2009) (2008) (2007)
  American Society for Nephrology Board Review Course (2008) (2007)
  American Society for Nephrology Renal Week (audiofiles) (2009) (2008) (2007)
  Preparing for the New Medical Director Responsibilities (Network 9/10 - RPA Special Symposium)



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