June 11, 2017
ISHD Hemodialysis University, Chicago 2016
(Chicago, IL, September, 2016)  


New Methods of Delivering Iron to Dialysis Patients
Steven Fishbane, MD

Changing Treatment Paradigms in the Management of Chronic Hyperkalemia
Matthew R. Weir, MD

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


Christoph Wanner, MD

Screening for neurocognitive impairment and depression in CKD patient
Mark Unruh, MD

Depression and social support for CKD patients
Fred Finkelstein, MD

Brigham Renal Board Review Course 2015
(Boston, MA, August, 2015)  


Poisonings and Intoxications
Albert Q. Lam, MD

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Editor's Announcement

Please plan on attending the 2017 Harvard Medical School Intensive Review of Nephrology Course, which will be held Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel, August 14-18, 2017. Register by June 30th for discounted pricing. Course Brochure

ISHD HEMODIALYSIS UNIVERSITY, cosponsored by the NKF Illinois
Please save the date for the ISHD Chicago 2017 Hemodialysis University this coming September 7-9, 2017.

Please come to the wonderful Hemodialysis University that the ISHD has planned for September in Chicago. The program is being held this year in conjunction with the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. Up to 14 CME / CEU contact hours will be available for participants. Chicago is beautiful in September!


Blood pressure measurement anno 2016 (Am J Hypertens)
Effect of uric acid lowering on renin-angiotensin-system activation and ambulatory bp: a randomized controlled trial (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Differential effects of dapagliflozin on cardiovascular risk factors at varying degrees of renal function (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Continuum of renin-independent aldosteronism in normotension (Hypertens)
Safety of temporary discontinuation of antihypertensive medication in patients with difficult-to-control hypertension (Hypertens)
Thiazolidinediones and advanced liver fibrosis in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a meta-analysis (JAMA IM)
A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of the effect of konjac glucomannan, a viscous soluble fiber, on LDL cholesterol and the new lipid targets... (Am J Clin Nutr)
Proton pump inhibitor use and risk of hip fracture in kidney transplant recipients (Am J Kidney Dis)
Infants requiring maintenance dialysis: outcomes of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis (Am J Kidney Dis)
Phosphate binders affect vitamin K concentration by undesired binding, an in vitro study (BMC Nephrol)
Risk of febuxostat-associated myopathy in patients with CKD (Clin J Am Soc Nephrol)
Reducing the dietary acid load: how a more alkaline diet benefits patients with chronic kidney disease (J Ren Nutr)
Impact of fluid status and inflammation and their interaction on survival: a study in an international hemodialysis patient cohort (Kidney Int)
Efficacy and safety of nicotinamide in haemodialysis patients: the NICOREN study (Nephrol Dial Transplant)
Blood pressure management in hemodialysis patients: what we know and what questions remain (Semin Dial)
Safety and efficacy outcomes 3 years after switching to belatacept from a calcineurin inhibitor in kidney transplant recipients: results from a phase 2 randomized trial (Am J Kidney Dis)
Effect of magnesium oxide supplementation on nocturnal leg cramps: a randomized clinical trial (JAMA IM)


 H: Drug therapy -- Diuretics
Diuretic Use and Type on Progression in Chronic Kidney Disease
 H: Special problems -- Endocrine hypertension
Hyperuricemia out of Proportion to Renal Dysfunction in a Hotspot of Mesoamerican Nephropathy
Testosterone Replacement Therapy Is Associated with Less Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease
Uric Acid and Disease Progression and Mortality in CKD
 H: Special problems -- Obesity, Insulin Resistance
Glycosuria and Renal Outcomes in Patients with Nondiabetic Chronic Kidney Disease - Is Glycosuria or Proximal Tubulopathy Renoprotective?
Effect of Empagliflozin on Albuminuria in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and High Cardiovascular Risk
Non-Insulin Glycemia-Lowering Strategies and Mortality in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis-A EURODOPPS Study
Delayed-Release Metformin Targeting the Lower Small Intestine Elicits Minimal Systemic Exposure in Patients with Severe Renal Impairment: Results of Pharmacokinetic Simulation
Urinary Metabolomics Predict Albuminuria Response to Spironolactone Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes

 Basic hemodialysis -- Adequacy, prescription, urea kinetics
P-Cresol Sulfate, Indoxyl Sulfate, Hippurate and Phenylacetylglutamine and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Hemodialysis Patients
Residual Kidney Function Modifies the Association between Dialysis Dose and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients
 Basic hemodialysis -- Complications (acute)
Adrenal Insufficiency (AI) Is Highly Prevalent and May Be Associated with Intradialytic Hypotension(IDH) in Hemodialysis(HD) Patients
Facility Use of Low Dialysate Temperature for Prevention of Intra-Dialytic Hypotension Is Associated with Lower Cardiovascular Mortality in the DOPPS
Standardized Dialysate Temperature of 36 Degrees Celsius: Association with Clinical Outcomes
Hospitalization Rates before and after the Initiation of a Fluid Management Quality Improvement Project Using Crit-Line Monitors during In-center Hemodialysis
 Basic hemodialysis -- (Intermittent) dialysis for ARF
Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy in Acute Kidney Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy and Risk of Death: A Pooled Observational Analysis of 5 Randomized Trials
 Basic hemodialysis -- Continuous therapies
Use of Novel Phosphate-Containing Replacement Solution for Treating Hypophosphatemia in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT): Predictions from a Mass Balance Model
 Basic hemodialysis -- New dialysis methods, hemodiafiltration
High Cut-Off Dialysis Is Efficient with HCO Membrane
 CRF: Problem Areas -- Outcomes (Morbidity, Mortality)
Higher End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Star Ratings Are Associated with Lower Mortality, Hospitalization, and Readmission Ratios
Gender Disparities in Hospitalization among Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients in the United States
 CRF: Problem Areas -- Rehabilitation, exercise, quality of life
Sedentary Time and Chronic Kidney Disease: A Cross Sectional Analysis of the Canadian Health Measures Study
 CRF by problem area -- Etiology
Rapid Loss of Kidney Function amongst Apparently Healthy Young Adults from Communities at Risk of Mesoamerican Nephropathy
 CRF by problem area -- Progression
Lower Renal Function Is Associated with Higher Aldosterone and High Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease, Irrespective of RAAS Inhibition
T2 Values Are Better Than ADC Values for Functional MRI Evaluation to Accurately Predict CKD Progression
The Ambulatory Arterial Stiffness Index Is an Independent Predictor of Accelerated Age-Related GFR Decline in the General Middle-Aged Population
Urine Citrate Excretion Might Identify Eubicarbonatemic CKD Patients with Acid Retention and Assess Their Response to Therapy
eGFR Decline of 40% as an Alternative Endpoint in Clinical Trials: Experience from EMPA-REG OUTCOME
 CRF by organ system -- Nutrition, Inflammation
Coffee, Tea, Caffeine and Risk of End Stage Renal Disease
 CRF by problem area -- Anemia/Erythropoietin/Iron
Anemia Prevalence and Treatment in Patients with Non-Dialysis-Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease
Achieving Target Haemoglobin with Single High-Dose Iron Infusion: Predicting the Optimal Approach in Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease
 CRF by problem area -- Bone disease/Ca-P/PTH
Oral Calcitriol and Cardiovascular Events in Hemodialysis Patients
 CRF by problem area -- Drug use in CRF
Long Term Kidney Outcomes among Proton Pump Inhibitors Users with and Without Acute Kidney Injury
Clinical Characteristics of Patients with Bullous Pemphigoid Associated with Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitors: Is Chronic Kidney Disease a Risk Factor?
 CRF by organ system -- HEENT
Periodontitis and Early Mortality among Adults Treated with Hemodialysis: A Multinational Propensity-Matched Cohort Study
 CRF by organ system -- Cardiovascular/Hypertension
High-Sensitivity Troponins in Clinically Stable Dialysis Patients: Variation and Prognostic Value
Impact of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Regression after Initiation of Intensive Hemodialysis on Clinical Outcomes

 Assessing renal function -- Creatinine clearance
Do Cystatin C Based Estimates of GFR Add Value in CKD Management in Primary Care?
Glomerular Filtration Rate in Healthy Living Potential Kidney Donors: A Meta -Analysis
Measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate by Plasma Iohexol Clearance: Single versus Multiple Samples Method
Measurement of Glomerular Filtration Rate by Clearance of Non Radiocative Iothalamate
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hyperkalemia
Prevalence of Hyperkalemia among Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Real-World Treatment Discontinuation of Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate
 Acid-base/Lytes -- Hypomagnesemia
Low Serum Magnesium and Incident Chronic Kidney Disease in the Dallas Heart Study
 ARF etiology -- Hemolytic/uremic syndrome and TTP
The Timing of Eculizumab Therapy Predicts Renal Survival in Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- Diagnostic approach to proteinuria
Prediction of Pathologic Proteinuria by Dipstick Albuminuria and the Specific Gravity
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- Amyloidosis, fibrillary, immunotactoid
Detection of Amyloidogenic Immunoglobulin Light Chain in AL Amyloidosis with Urinary Exosomes
Assessment of Renal Response in Immunoglobulin Light Chain (AL) Amyloidosis by Urinary Exosomes
 Proteinuria/Hematuria -- IgA Nephropathy
A Comparison between the First-Degree Relatives of IgAN Patients and General Population: Prevalence, Risk Factors and Relative Risk of Chronic Kidney Disease
Japanese Histologic Grade but the Oxford Classification Could Predict Renal Outcome in Japanese IgA Nephropathy Patients