February 28, 2018
ISHD Hemodialysis University 2017
International Society for Hemodialysis (Chicago, IL; September, 2017)  


Infection Prevention: Quality Improvement Through Infection Prevention: The Medical Director’s Role
Brigitte Schiller, MD

Infection Prevention: Treatment of Catheter-Related Infections: Infectious Disease Guidelines
Michele Mokrzycki, MD

Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology 2017
Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Medicine (Boston, MA; August, 2017)  


Genetics and Kidney Disease
Friedhelm Hildebrandt, MD

Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2017
Renal Research Institute (Las Vegas, NV; January, 2017)  


Keynote Address: Peripheral Artery Disease and Limb Preservation in CKD and ESKD
Richard F Neville, MD

ESKD: The Patient and Care Giver Perspectives (audio only)
Mark Unruh, MD

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Subclinical first trimester renal abnormalities are associated with preeclampsia in normoalbuminuric women with type 1 diabetes (Diabet Care)
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the treatment of ischemic lower- extremity ulcers in patients with diabetes: results of the damo2cles multicenter randomized clinical trial (Diabet Care)
Summary of revisions: standards of medical care in diabetes - 2018 (Diabet Care)
Obesity paradox in hypertension: is this because sympathetic activation in obesity-hypertension takes a benign form? (Hypertens)
Sex differences in mechanisms of hypertension associated with obesity (Hypertens)
Confirmatory tests for the diagnosis of primary aldosteronism a prospective diagnostic accuracy study (Hypertens)
Particulate matter air pollution and the risk of incident CKD and progression to ESRD (J Am Soc Nephrol)
Relationship of C-reactive protein reduction to cardiovascular event reduction following treatment with canakinumab: a secondary analysis from the CANTOS randomised controlled trial (Lancet)
Skin examination: an important diagnostic tool in renal failure patients (Blood Purif)
Canagliflozin for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events: results from the CANVAS Program (Canagliflozin Cardiovascular Assessment Study) (Circulation)
High-sensitivity cardiac troponin and the risk stratification of patients with renal impairment presenting with suspected acute coronary syndrome (Circulation)
0/1-hour triage algorithm for myocardial infarction in patients with renal dysfunction (Circulation)
Cardiovascular outcomes and safety of empagliflozin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and peripheral artery disease: a subanalysis of EMPA-REG OUTCOME (Circulation)
Empagliflozin and clinical outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, established cardiovascular disease, and chronic kidney disease (Circulation)
Changes in excess mortality from end stage renal disease in the United States from 1995 to 2013 (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
The effect of extended release niacin on markers of mineral metabolism in CKD (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Cardiovascular outcomes trials in type 2 diabetes: where do we go from here? Reflections From a Diabetes Care editors' expert forum (Diabet Care)
Sertraline can reduce uremic pruritus in hemodialysis patient: A double blind randomized clinical trial from Southern Iran (Hemodial Int)
Subcutaneous defibrillators for dialysis patients (Hemodial Int)
Blood Pressure in Dialysis: Results of a Pilot Study (J Am Soc Nephrol)
Probiotic supplementation in chronic kidney disease: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial (J Ren Nutr)
Eating during hemodialysis treatment: a consensus statement from the international society of renal nutrition and metabolism (J Ren Nutr)
Gut endothelial leakage of endotoxin may be the source of vascular inflammation and injury in CKD. how can this be targeted? (J Ren Nutr)
Mortality prediction in stable hemodialysis patients is refined by YKL- 40, a 40-kDa glycoprotein associated with inflammation (Kidney Int)
Short daily-, nocturnal- and conventional-home hemodialysis have similar patient and treatment survival' (Kidney Int)
A two-pool kinetic model predicts phosphate concentrations during and shortly following a conventional (three times weekly) hemodialysis session (Nephrol Dial Transplant)
Vitamin K antagonist use and mortality in dialysis patients (Nephrol Dial Transplant)
When and how can nephrologists treat hepatitis C virus infection in dialysis patients? (Semin Dial)
Treatment of rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis in the elderly (Blood Purif)
Bringing home the bacon: update on the state of kidney xenotransplantation (Blood Purif)
Magnesium in chronic kidney disease: should we care? (Blood Purif)
Randomized, controlled trial of TRC101 to increase serum bicarbonate in patients with CKD (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Certification: Transformation of ABIM and what the changes mean to nephrologists (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Dysproteinemias and glomerular disease (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Corticosteroids in IgA nephropathy: a continuing challenge (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Genome-wide meta-analysis unravels interactions between magnesium homeostasis and metabolic phenotypes (J Am Soc Nephrol)
Effects of two immunosuppressive treatment protocols for IgA nephropathy (J Am Soc Nephrol)
Using CRISPR to inactivate endogenous retroviruses in pigs: an important step toward safe xenotransplantation? (Kidney Int)

 H: Special problems -- Women
Effect of Pregnancy Post-Transplant on Rejection and HLA-DSA Development
Preeclampsia Predicts Chronic Dysfunction in Kidney Transplantation
 H: Special problems -- Obesity, Insulin Resistance
Sodium/Glucose Cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) Inhibitor for Diabetic Kidney Transplant (KT) Patients
Association of Hyperuricemia and Higher Uricosuria and the Development of Prediabetes or Diabetes in Kidney Stone Formers

 Basic hemodialysis -- Vascular Access: venous
Seasonal Variations in Blood Stream Infections in Hemodialysis Patients in the Midwest
Sex-Specific Differences in Blood Stream Infection and Hospitalization Rates in Hemodialysis Patients
An Outbreak of Catheter-Related Bacteremia on Hemodialysis Patients Caused by Serratia marcescens
Reduction in Rates of Blood Stream Infection Associated with Adoption of TeamSTEPPS as a Framework for Improved Hemodialysis Facility Workflows
Sustained Low Central Venous Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infection Rates in HD Patients with an Antibiotic Lock over a 3-Year Period
 Basic hemodialysis -- Home hemodialysis
First and Recurrent Hospitalized Infections in Home and In-Center Hemodialysis Patients
 CRF: Problem Areas -- Outcomes (Morbidity, Mortality)
Higher Risk of Mortality Among Girls with ESRD Is Mediated by Lower Access to Transplant
 CRF by problem area -- Progression
Long Term Effects of Intensive Low Salt Diet Education on Deterioration of Glomerular Filtration Rate among Non-Diabetic Hypertensive Patients with CKD
Particulate Matter Air Pollution and the Risk of Incident CKD and Progression to ESRD
CKD Self-Management: Identifying Phenotypes and Associations with Renal and Cardiovascular Outcomes
Arsenic Exposure and Incident ESRD in the Southern Community Cohort Study (SCCS)
 CRF by organ system -- Nutrition, Inflammation
Effect of Dietary Sodium and Phosphorus Intake on Fibroblast Growth Factor- 23 in Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy
 CRF by problem area -- Infections (other than hepatitis, peritonitis)
Advocating for a Unique ICD-10 Code for ESRD Tunneled Catheter Bacteremia
Incidence, Risk Factors, and Distribution of Syphilis in the ESRD Population in the United States
 CRF by problem area -- Anemia/Erythropoietin/Iron
Anemia Is a Risk Factor for Incident ESRD
 CRF by problem area -- Bone disease/Ca-P/PTH
Value of Intra-Operative PTH Assay during Parathyroidectomy in Renal Transplant Recipients with Secondary and Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism
Two Year Follow Up on Chronic Hemodialysis (HD) Patients Prescribed Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide as Part of Routine Care
Effectiveness of Sucroferric Oxyhydroxide (SO) in Lowering Serum Phosphorus (sP) in 4,925 Chronic Hemodialysis (HD) Patients Prescribed SO as Part of Routine Care
Four Times Daily versus Three Times Daily Dosing of Phosphorus Binders Does Not Improve Serum Phosphorus in Dialysis Patients
Gastrointestinal Tolerability of Tenapanor to Treat Hyperphosphatemia in Patients on Hemodialysis
Efficacy of Tenapanor to Treat Hyperphosphatemia in Patients on Hemodialysis
Effects of Iron Sucrose on Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 (FGF23) Levels in Iron-Deficient Patients with CKD and Heart Failure (HF)
The Impact of CKD on Analytical Performance of 25 Vitamin D Assays
Free 25-OH Vitamin D, but Not Total 25-OH Vitamin D, Is Correlated with Gestational Age and Calcium in Normal Human Pregnancy
 CRF by organ system -- HEENT
Epidemiology and Outcomes of Endophthalmitis in Chronic Dialysis Patients: A 13-Year Experience in a Tertiary Referral Center in Taiwan

 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hyponatremia
Prevalence of Hyponatremia in Dengue Infected Patients
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Metabolic acidosis
Safety and Efficacy of ADV7103, an Innovative Prolonged-Release Oral Alkalising Combination Product, after 6-Months of Treatment in Distal Renal Tubular Acidosis (dRTA) Patients
Diagnostic Accuracy of a Central Venous Blood Gas in the Diagnosis of Acid- Base Disorders in the Medical Intensive Care Unit
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hypokalemia
Thiazide Test in CKD: Variable Test Results Due to Differences in Thiazide Excretion
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hyperkalemia
Maintained Efficacy and Safety of Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate for Hyperkalemia: 12-Month, Open-Label, Phase 3 Study
Acute Efficacy of Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate for Hyperkalemia in Outpatients with Potassium =6.0 mEq/L: Post-Hoc Subgroup Analysis of a Phase 3 Trial
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hypomagnesemia
Prevalence and Predictors of Hypomagnesemia in CKD
Magnesium and Progression of CKD in Children Enrolled in the CKiD Study
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hypophosphatemia
Workup of Unexplained Renal Hypophosphatemia
 ARF etiology -- Radiocontrast media
Dialysis-Requiring AKI in CKD Patients Receiving Radiocontrast
 Cystic disease -- Hereditary polycystic disease
Novel Semi-Automated Kidney Volume Measurements in Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 Nephrolithiasis -- Renal Stones: Etiology
Crystalluria and Monocyte Responses in Healthy Subjects Following a Single Dietary Oxalate Load
Urinary Stone Events Are Predicted by Urinary Oxalate Excretion in Enteric Hyperoxaluria
Urinary Cystine Excretion in an Adult Kidney Stone Cohort
Interference of Tiopronin with Urine Cystine Measurement Is Assay-Dependent
 Nephrolithiasis -- Renal Stones: Treatment
ALLN-177, a Novel Oral Enzyme Therapy, Reduces Urinary Oxalate Excretion and Plasma Oxalate in Porcine Dietary Model of Severe Hyperoxaluria
ROKS II Nomogram: Predicting Future Symptomatic Stone Episodes
 Transplant -- Transplantation
A Multi-Platform Approach for the Noninvasive Differential Diagnosis of Acute Dysfunction of the Kidney Allograft
PACT Score Identifies Nonadherence and Acute Rejection in Pediatric Renal Transplantation
Impact of Elevated PSA on Time to Kidney Transplant and Mortality in ESRD Patients