December 22, 2019
ISHD Hemodialysis University 2019
International Society for Hemodialysis (Chicago, IL; September, 2019)  


Phosphorus Binders - Is the Era of Calcium-Containing Binders Over?
Sankar D. Navaneethan, MD

Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2019
Renal Research Institute (New Orleanas; January, 2019)  

PARTS 3,4, and 5

Arrhythmias - a major concern in CKD
Rajat Deo, MD

Debate: twice-weekly hemodialysis is sufficient in most incident chronic hemodialysis patients -Pros
YES -- Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, MD
NO -- Charles Chazot, MD

Making PD prescriptions patient friendly
Thomas A. Golper, MD

Allo-Hemodialysis: Intermittent Donation of Kidney Function
Peter Kotanko, MD

Debate: Biomarkers for AKI: Not ready for Prime Time - Pros
YES -- Steven Coca, MD
NO -- Timothy Bunchman, MD

Keynote: A century of uremic toxicity
Raymond Vanholder, MD

Disaster Management: Lessons learned from Hurricane Maria
Melvin Bonilla-Felix, MD

Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology 2018
Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Medicine (Boston, MA; August, 2018)  

PARTS 4 and 5

Secondary Hypertension: Primary Aldosteronism and Pheochromocytoma
Anand Vaidya MD

Update on Polycystic Kidney Disease
Peter G Czarnecki MD

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Editor's Announcement

DON'T FORGET THE ADVANCES in CKD 2020 meeting in January !

Advances in CKD 2020
January 21-24, 2020 Lowes Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.

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Mechanisms of stroke in patients with chronic kidney disease (Am J Nephrol)
Prognostic implications of congestion on physical examination among contemporary patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction: PARADIGM-HF (Circulation)
Randomized interventional study on prediction of preeclampsia/eclampsia in women with suspected preeclampsia: INSPIRE (Hypertens)
Cross-sectional analysis of the relationship between home blood pressure and indoor temperature in winter. a nationwide smart wellness housing survey in Japan (Hypertens)
Identifying optimal doses of heart failure medications in men compared with women: a prospective, observational, cohort study (Lancet)
Effect of vitamin D3 supplementation on insulin resistance and beta-cell function in prediabetes: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial (Am J Clin Nutr)
Plasma aldosterone after seated saline infusion test outperforms captopril test at predicting clinical outcomes after adrenalectomy for primary aldosteronism (Am J Hypertens)
A meta-analysis of aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases in the context of contemporary preventive strategies (Am J Med)
Effect of empagliflozin on left ventricular mass in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and coronary artery disease. The EMPA-HEART CardioLink-6 Randomized Clinical Trial (Circulation)
Effects of intensive versus standard ambulatory blood pressure control on cerebrovascular outcomes in older people (INFINITY) (Circulation)
Emerging drug classes and their potential use in hypertension (Hypertens)
Chronic kidney diseases in agricultural communities: report from a workshop (Kidney Int)
Comprehensive comparative effectiveness and safety of first-line antihypertensive drug classes: a systematic, multinational, large-scale analysis (Lancet)
The effect of menaquinone-7 supplementation on vascular calcification in patients with diabetes: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (Am J Clin Nutr)
Comparative effectiveness of medical therapy, percutaneous revascularization, and surgical coronary revascularization in cardiovascular risk subgroups of patients with CKD (Am J Kidney Dis)
Prevention, diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of hepatitis C virus (Ann Intern Med)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STRIVE Initiative: Construction of a national program to reduce health care-associated infections at the local level (Ann Intern Med)
Treatment of lead and arsenic poisoning in anuric patients - a case report and narrative review of the literature (BMC Nephrol)
The impact of sotagliflozin on renal function, albuminuria, blood pressure, and hematocrit in adults with type 1 diabetes (Diabet Care)
Progressive decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate in patients with diabetes after moderate loss in kidney function-- even without albuminuria (Diabet Care)
Clinic and home blood pressure monitoring for the detection of ambulatory hypertension among patients on peritoneal dialysis (Hypertens)
Extracellular fluid volume is associated with incident end-stage kidney disease and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (Kidney Int)
Chronic kidney disease and valvular heart disease: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference (Kidney Int)
Effect of bardoxolone methyl on the urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio in patients with type 2 diabetes and stage 4 chronic kidney disease (Kidney Int)
Sodium bicarbonate catheter lock solution reduces hemodialysis catheter loss due to catheter-related thrombosis and blood stream infection: an open-label clinical trial (Nephrol Dial Transplant)
Short-term effect of the New Nordic Renal Diet on phosphorus homoeostasis in chronic kidney disease Stages 3 and 4 (Nephrol Dial Transplant)
Vascular access in children requiring maintenance haemodialysis: a consensus document by the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology Dialysis Working Group (Nephrol Dial Transplant)
Impact of arteriovenous fistula creation on estimated glomerular filtration rate decline in predialysis patients (BMC Nephrol)
Cryoballoon or radiofrequency ablation for atrial fibrillation assessed by continuous monitoring. A Randomized Clinical Trial (Circulation)
Associations of opioid prescriptions with death and hospitalization across the spectrum of estimated GFR (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Effect of vitamin D and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on kidney function in patients with type 2 diabetesa randomized clinical trial (J Am Med Assoc)
Association of baclofen with encephalopathy in patients with chronic kidney disease (J Am Med Assoc)
A global approach to increasing physical activity and exercise in kidney care: The International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism Global Renal Exercise Group (J Ren Nutr)
Trends associated with large-scale expansion of peritoneal dialysis within an integrated care delivery model (JAMA Intern Med)
Evaluation of different dialyzers and the impact of predialysis albumin priming in intermittent hemodialysis with reduced anticoagulation (Kidney Int Rep)
Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Chronic Kidney Disease Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD) Guideline Update Implementation: Asia Summit Conference Report (Kidney Int Rep)
Antibiotic locks for the treatment of catheter-related blood stream infection: Still more hope than data (Semin Dial)
Diagnosing acute interstitial nephritis: considerations for clinicians (Clin Kidney J)
Treatment of idiopathic membranous nephropathy in adults: KDIGO 2012, cyclophosphamide and cyclosporine A are out, rituximab is the new normal (Clin Kidney J)
Patiromer versus placebo to enable spironolactone use in patients with resistant hypertension and chronic kidney disease (AMBER): a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (Lancet)
Rapid progression of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease: urinary biomarkers as predictors (Am J Nephrol)
Rivaroxaban versus vitamin K antagonist in antiphospholipid syndrome: a randomized noninferiority trial (Ann Intern Med)
Sensitivity and specificity of pathologic findings to diagnose lupus nephritis (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)


 H: Pathophysiology -- Salt (sodium, chloride) sensitivity
Is Tissue Sodium Storage Driving Systemic Inflammation in CKD? A Sodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study
 H: Drug therapy -- Diuretics
Predictors to Identify Diuretic Resistance Early in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure (ADHF)
 H: Special problems -- Women
Black and Hispanic Women Are at Increased Risk of Hypertension After Preeclampsia
 H: Special problems -- Obesity, Insulin Resistance
Characterization of the Acute eGFR Response to SGLT2-Inhibition with Empagliflozin
Renal, Cardiovascular, and Safety Outcomes of Canagliflozin (CANA) According to Baseline Kidney Function: A CREDENCE Secondary Analysis
Canagliflozin and Renal-Related Adverse Events in Type 2 Diabetes and CKD: Results from CREDENCE
Clinical Events in Type 2 Diabetes and Moderate-to-Severe CKD by Albuminuria Status: Dulaglutide vs. Insulin Glargine
CKD Progression for Patients with Diabetes and Reduced eGFR Treated with Metformin or Sulfonylurea
Verinurad Plus Febuxostat Rapidly Reduces Albuminuria in Type 2 Diabetes Independent of Preexisting Kidney Disease

 Basic hemodialysis -- Vascular Access: graft/fistula
Assessment of Fistula Flow Using Smartphone Video Analysis
Sex Differences in Vascular Access
 Basic peritoneal dialysis -- Chronic PD regimens, adequacy, modeling
Combination of Once Weekly Hemodialysis with Peritoneal Dialysis Is Associated with Lower Mortality Compared with Peritoneal Dialysis Alone: A Longitudinal Study
 Basic peritoneal dialysis -- Complications of PD
Identifying MiRNA Biomarkers for Diagnosis of Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis
Initiation of Peritoneal Dialysis in Patients with Cardiorenal Syndrome Reduces Subsequent Hospitalization
 CRF: Problem Areas -- Rehabilitation, exercise, quality of life
Effect of a Pedometer-Based Intervention on Body Composition in ESRD
 CRF by problem area -- Progression
Sickle Cell Trait (SCT) and CKD Progression Among African Americans in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study
Arterial Stiffness Independently Predicts AKI in SPRINT
 CRF by problem area -- Anemia/Erythropoietin/Iron
Correction of Anemia by Dapagliflozin in Patients with T2D
 CRF by problem area -- Acid-base in dialysis
Effects of Different Serum Bicarbonate Levels on Muscle Mass and Renal Function Among CKD Patients with Metabolic Acidosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
 CRF by problem area -- Bone disease/Ca-P/PTH
Sevelamer Therapy Associates with a Disturbed Microbial Metabolism in Patients with ESRD
 CRF by organ system -- Neurological
Efficacy and Safety of the Standard and Reduced Apixaban Dose Compared with No Anticoagulation in Dialysis Patients with Newly Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation
Rivaroxaban vs. Warfarin for Prevention of Ischemic Stroke/Systemic Embolism (ISSE) in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation (NVAF) and Stage 4- 5 CKD
Ultrafiltration and Cerebral Microbleeds in Haemodialysis Patients

 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hyponatremia
Renoprotection by Long-Term Low-Dose Tolvaptan for Congestive Heart Failure Is Pronounced in Hyponatremia
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hypernatremia
Increased Short-Term and Long-Term Mortality in Community- and Hospital- Acquired Hypernatremia and in Patients with Delayed Sodium Correction
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Metabolic acidosis
The Potential Utility of Urine Estimated Ammonium-to-Creatinine Ratio in Patients with CKD
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hyperkalemia
Patiromer vs. Placebo to Enable Spironolactone in Patients with Resistant Hypertension and CKD According to Baseline Kidney Function (AMBER Trial)
Electrocardiographic Manifestations of Acute vs. Chronic Hyperkalemia
Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate (SZC) Improves Potassium Balance in Hyperkalemic Hemodialysis Patients: Results from the Phase 3b, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled DIALIZE Study
Hyperkalemia Excursions and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients: Results from the DOPPS
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hypocalcema
Development of a Novel Predictive Equation for Ionized Calcium in Hospitalized Subjects: Albumin-Corrected Calcium Equation Is Extremely Inaccurate
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- Nephrotic syndrome in children
Long-Term Efficacy of Rituximab and Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) Maintenance Therapy in Children with Steroid-Dependent Nephrotic Syndrome: RITURNS Trial Follow-Up
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- IgA Nephropathy
The Clinical Utility of Immunosuppression Treatment Decisions Based on Personalized Risk Assessment from the International IgA Nephropathy Prediction Tool
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- Light-chain disease/myeloma
Carfilzomib-Associated Nephrotoxicity: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- Vasculitis (Wegener's PAN, etc.)
Long-Term Follow-Up of a Glucocorticoid-Minimising Regimen for Remission Induction in ANCA Vasculitis (AAV)
 Nephrolithiasis -- Renal Stones: Etiology
Nanomolar Potency Inhibitors of SLC26A3 (DRA) Anion Exchanger as First-in- Class Treatment of Enteric Hyperoxaluria and Nephrolithiasis
 Transplant -- Transplantation
Normothermic Ex Vivo Kidney Perfusion Preservation Reliably Improves Extreme Marginal Graft Function Compared with Hypothermic Machine Perfusion
Ultra-Short-Duration Direct-Acting Antiviral Prophylaxis to Prevent Hepatitis C from Viremic Donors to Hepatitis C-Negative Kidney Transplant Patients
18F-FDG PET/CT Imaging at 3 Months Post Transplantation Disproves Subclinical Rejection in Kidney Transplant Recipients