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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)
ishd ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2017) incl. free CME/CEU !


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Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology 2018   key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Harvard Medical School; Boston, MA; August 2018

PART 3

Membranous Nephropathy
David J Salant MD

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Winkelmayer  

Coca  

Fischetti  

Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2019   key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Renal Research Institute; New Orleans, LA; January, 2019

PART 2

Keynote: Low cost technology to tackle global RRT short fall
Vivekanand Jha, MD

Direct oral anticoagulants in advanced kidney disease An update
Wolfgang Winkelmayer, MD

Overturning paradigms in nephrology
Steven Coca, DO

Novel strategies to control and prevent infections in dialysis patients
Vincent Fischetti, PhD

(more...)


articles

Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Coronary artery vs. brachial a. function
LVH in masked hypertension
Pegloticase lowers blood pressure
Different approaches to measure aortic stiffness
Splanchnic denervation for HTN
Nocturnal BP decline after renal denervation
Extremes in vascular aging
Salt intake in kids
Intensive BP reduction does not lower LVH
Intensive BP control and brain lesions
Polypill to control and prevent CV disease

CKD, Dialysis
Salt intake and obesity
CKD progression in sickle cell
Pneumococcal vaccine good
Operationalizing telehealth
Erythrocytosis and IDH ?
Treating acidosis and CKD progression
Brain white matter in ESRD
CRRT and cardiac stunning
Overhydration and inflammation
Dietary sodium reduction lowers albuminuria
Dulaglutide and renal outcomes
ACEI/ARBs vs. beta-blockers or both in CKD
Bleeding risk scores in CKD
HD lowers circulating submicron particles
Canagliflozin and renal and cardiac outcomes
Starting dialysis early in kids?
Veverimer for metabolic acidosis in CKD
Vitamin D supplementation and T2DM risk
Voxelotor in sickle cell disease
High protein intake and residual kidney function in PD
Changes in relative blood volume and outcomes
Fluid overload or depletion up death risk
Higher Hb good for transplant pts.
Intradialytic exercise and phosphorus removal
Myths about exercise in dialysis patients

Clinical Nephrology
Individualized eculizumab therapy
Hydroxychloroquine for proteinuria in IGAN
MMF vs. CYCLO for induction Rx in ANCA GN
Plasma copeptin levels and progression of ADPKD
Rituximab vs. cyclosporine for membranous
Renal Mg wasting in proteinuria
High-dose rituximab for membranous nephropathy
Conversion from tacrolimus to belatacept
Arginine-stimulated copeptin in DDx of diabetes insipidus




ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2018 abstracts

Hypertension
Sleep apnea screening using Crit-line; Dapagliflozin and volume status in T2DM

CKD, Dialysis
LMWH and oxidative stress; Heparin during HD with other anticoagulants; Vancomycin, gut bacteria, and uremic toxins; Amino acid losses with online HDF; GFR at dialysis start and outcome; B2M and mortality in DOPPS; BV monitoring and hospital admission rates; Mortality and RBV and central venous oxygen sat; Dialysis dose and outcomes in home vs. center pts; Expanded HD (HDX) and laboratory parameters; AI to predict hospitalizations in ESRD; Providing in-hospital HD via telenephrology; Bardoxolone for T1DM; VA study of pentoxifylline for diabetic kidney disease; Fruit and veggy intake and outcome in ESRD; Infections in HD: cryptococcal; HBV seroconversion; routine screening for mutidrug resistant organisms or for S. aureus; Vitamin D and infection risk; Hospital-acquired anemia; Safety of cinacalcet in kids on dialysis; Endothelin-1 levels and mortality.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
Serum Mg and dialysis; Eculizumab underdosing in HUS? Lower dose prednisolone in MC in adults; Collapsing GN in HCV-positive pts; Clone-directed treatment approach for monoclonal gammopathies; ChemoRx response for PGNMID; Tafamidis for proteinuria; Liver transplantation for Aa-chain amyloidosis; Lupus nephritis biopies; MMF for lupus nephritis; Treament of pure membranous lupus nephritis in AA; Machine learning analysis of lupus nephritis trials; Anti-thrombotic Rx for lupus nephritis + TMA; Intensive insulin Rx and urinary angiotensinogen in T1DM; Steroid-dependent idiopathic nephrotic syndrome long-term outcome. Transplantation: Immunosuppression in the failing allograft; HLA desensitization; Pregnancy in kidney transplant recipients; Pretransplant rx for prostate cancer; High KDPI kidney transplant results; Early pre-emptive transplantation results; Ferumoxytol-enhanced MR angiography for transplant assessment.

 (Kidney Week 2018...)


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Updated: August 29, 2019 (Aug29)
Aug29 ISHD Hemodialysis University on September 22-23, in Chicago
Aug14 Pretomanid, bedaquiline and linezolid combo FDA approved for resistant TB.
Aug13 SPRINT substudy shows that intensive BP control lowers rate of white matter brain lesions.
Aug13 Dog dies after swim in Georgia lake with blue-green algae bloom
Jul19 Full text of President Trump Executive Order re kidney disease (PDF)
Jul11 Trump's advancing kidney care initiative
Jul11 KidneyX phase 1 winners announced (old news but important - Apr. 29th)
Jul09 Predicing serum K from the EKG trace measured by an Apple watch.
Jul02 HIV infection cured in mice using CRISPR technology.
Jul01 Low grade E. Coli urinary tract infections picked up by DNA testing of urine.
May09 Fournier gangrene of the genitals linked to SGLT2 inhibitor drugs
Apr29 Immune cell test identifies patients with chronic fatigue syndrome.
Apr06 Candida auris infections spreading rapidly across the globe.
Apr03 Rehydrating with soft drinks after exercise increases AKI injury markers
Feb19 Universal flu vaccine on the near horizon
Jan24 Alzheimer disease linked to brain infection by gingivitis bacteria.
Jan12 Bone mass increased by 800% in a mouse model
Jan07 Harvard Intensive Review of Nephrology 2018 now available
Dec11 Randomized PIVOT trial published in NEJM suggests more IV iron is better.
Dec11 Increased mortality with citrate-containing dialysate/HDF fluid in France.
General Advances Emphasis
archive
featured articles
Seminars in Dialysis
key Addressing myths about exercise in hemodialysis patients
Drs. Wilund, Jeong, and Greenwood talk about the pros and cons and practical issues related to setting up exercise programs for dialysis patients; in the July/August issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key The promise of bioimpedance for volume management in American dialysis patients: An unfulfilled opportunity
Dr. Kotanko discuses various methods volume management, focusing on bioimpedance, which is widely used throughout Europe; in the May/June issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Evaluating CKD/ESRD patient with hepatitis C infection: How to interpret diagnostic testing and assess liver injury Drs. Cottone and Bhamidimarri discuss how conventional tests of liver involvement in hepatitis C need to be interpreted in patients on dialysis; This is one of many articles focusion on HCV diagnosis and treatment in a special Mar/Apr issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key PTH assays in dialysis patients: Practical considerations Drs. Soliman, Hassan, Yaseen and their colleagues review the different type of PTH assays as well as their reliability; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Ultrafiltration rate in conventional hemodialysis: Where are the limits and what are the consequences? Drs. Slinin, Babu, Ishani and their colleagues discuss the evidence that a high UF rate is bad, and also guide us as to what an appropriate target might be; in the Nov/Dec issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Online measurement of hemodialysis adequacy using effective ionic dialysance of sodium - a review of its principles, applications, benefits, and risks
Drs. Aslam, Saggi, Salifu, and colleagues discuss the basics of the concept of sodium conductivity monitoring of dialyzer clearance, as well as the potential applications and pitfalls; in the October issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Vaccination practices in dialysis patients: A narrative review Drs. Kosmadakis and their colleagues guide us regarding what vaccinatinons are officially recommended, vs. others that may simply be a good idea to give; in the Sept/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key Management of pain in end-stage renal disease patients: Short review
Drs. Raina, Krishnappa, and Gupta discuss the difficult topic of measuring and managing pain in the context of the current opioid use epidemic in the United States; in the July issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Beta blockers in patients with end-stage renal disease - Evidence-based recommendations Drs. Weir and Herzog discuss the evidence base regarding when use of beta-blockers may be advantageous in patietns with ESRD, and when one should use alternative medications; in the June issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Hemodialysis
key The nature, consequences, and management of neurological disorders in chronic kidney disease
Drs. Jabbari and Vaziri review the numerous way in which neurologic issues can arise in dialysis patients; in the April issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Business of dialysis and the role of the medical director Dr. Paul Scheel reviews the responsibilities of a dialysis unit medical director are; in the Mar/Apr issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

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...)

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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) (2019) (2018) (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 (2018) -- (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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