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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)
ishd ISHD Hemodialysis University Chicago (2019)



Hemodialysis University 2019   
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
International Society for Hemodialysis;
Chicago, September 2019


Glycemic Management in the Patient with CKD
key Mark Molitch, MD

Use of SGLT2 Inhibitors in CKD
key George Bakris, MD













Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease 2020   key
Flash or IPAD slide/audio
Renal Research Institute; Los Angeles, CA; January, 2020


Remote monitoring of peritoneal dialysis patients: a time-tested approach
K S Nayak, MD

Cardio-protective dialysis
Christopher McIntyre, MD

PD as a treatment option in congestive heart failure
Martin Kuhlmann, MD

Heat stress and kidney failure
Magdalena Madero, MD

Kidney care for undocumented immigrants in US
Mitch Rosner, MD

Dialysis treatment in patients with extreme electrolyte disturbances
Markus Pirklbauer, MD

AKI-D in the outpatient dialysis clinic
Lorien Dalrymple, MD

Management of the failed kidney transplant
Anthony Langone, MD

Concepts and controversies around the new OPTN/UNOS organ allocation schemes
Kenneth Andreoni, MD

Management of anemia in non-dialysis CKD: quo vadis
Roberto Pecoits-Filho, MD

Kidney discards and missed opportunities for transplantation
Sumit Mohan, MD



Hypertension, Cardiovascular
Reserpine for refractory hypertension
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy new treatments
Dapagliflozin and PAD
Single-nephron GFR and obesity
Sodium intake and density in NHANES
Inhaled acetylsalicylic acid
Expanded hemodialysis early results
Fructose and exercise-induced hypoglycemia
Podocyte stress and BP
Optimal timing of anti-HTN Rx
Cuffless BP monitoring
CGM may underestimate hypoglycemia
Inpatient CGM during the pandemic
Microdissection of renal nerves
KDIGO 2020 guidelines for diabetes management

CKD, Dialysis
Dialysis care for undocumented immigrants
Combined PD and HD in Taiwan
Apixaban for a. fib.
Vitamin K antagonists and circuit clotting
EOS789 pan-phosphate transporter inhibitor
Implementing KDIGO Hep C in Asia
Drug-coated balloons for AV fistulas
Hydroxychloroquine tolerance in HD
S-equol, indoxyl sulfate, and TMAO and vascular fxn.
Direct oral anticoagulants in the elderly
Predictors of dialysis symptoms
KDOQI practice guideline for nutrition 2020
Angiotensin-neprilysin and renal outcomes in HF
Ferric citrate vs. ferrous sulfate
Asymptomatic COVID-19 in HD pts.
AKI in critically ill pts. with COVID-19
Nephrology and COVID-19
Oxalate nephropathy (review)
Restless legs treatments compared
Intradialytic change in BP vs. predialysis BP
DEBATE: Animal product consumption
Dialysate temp. and creatinine clearance in PD
Cardiorenal protection with newer diabetic drugs
Kidney failure risk equation
Laughter therapy for depressive Sx.
Surface-area normalized stdKt/V and outcomes in HD
Anti-HTN drugs and depression ris
Vitamin K supplementation no effect
Oxalate nephropathy due to vitamin C in COVID
SARS CoV-2 Ab in dialysis patients
Dapagliflozin in CKD
Increased PAD risk with statins in Taiwan
Decline in residual renal after starting HD
Temporal changes in dialysate Na Rx
Point of care ultrasound for access cannulation

Clinical Nephrology
Furosemide, salt, or fluid restriction for SIADH
Rituximab and remission in ANCA-vasculitis
Renal biopsy with 16 vs. 18-gauge needles
Dexamethasone and Strongyloides superinfection
Desmopressin prior to kidney biopsy
Serum bicarb and CV events in HTN
Gadolinium-based contrast agents in 2020
SGLT-2 inhibitors and ketoacidosis risk
Belimumab for lupus nephritis
Daratumumab for refractory lupus
Intra-abdominal HTN post transplant
Salt ups ADPKD progression risk
Supportive care vs. immunosuppression for IGAN
Predictive equations for net acid load compared

ASN abstracts

key This update's selected ASN 2020 abstracts

Renal potassium switch and salt-sensitive HTN; Dapagliflozin lowers risk of hyperkalemia.

CKD, Dialysis
Antimicrobial barrier cap for catheters; Neural network model to predict AKI; Patient reported experience measures for home HD; Selective cytopheresis in kids; UF and Na removal with tidal PD; Hosp. and day of week in HD vs. PD; Semaglutide slows CKD progression; Proteomic risk assessment of CKD progression in CRIC; Residual kidney fxn. decline before vs. after starting PD; Screening for COVID-19 in HD; Low-dose steroid use for COVID-19; Vadadustat vs. darbepoietin; Roxadustat in nondialysis CKD and in dialysis patients (x3). Secondary hyperparathyroidism ups risk of weight loss and poor outcomes; Puberty and decline of eGFR in kids with CKD; Caffeine and AKI risk with platinum salt chemoRx; Kidney and cancer outcomes for metastatic urothelial Ca; Nephrotoxicity with high-dose methotrexate; SNF472 slows risk of CAC in HD pts.; Icosapent ethyl effects on CV outcomes in CKD; Apabetalone and CV events in pts. with diabetes and CKD.

Clinical Nephrology, Transplantation
Correcting eGFR for race; Pregnancy-triggered aHUS; AKI in pts. with COVID-19; Terlipressin for hepatorenal syndrome type 1; Sparsentan for FSGS; Risk factors for AKI during stem cell Tx for AL amyloidosis; Daratumumab for AL amyloidosis; LNP023 for C3 glomerulopathy; Atacicept for IGAN; Obinutuzumab for proliferative lupus nephritis; Belimumab and lupus nephritis; Reversal of diabetic nephropathy after pancreas transplant vs. podocyte loss; Avacopan for ANCA vasculitis; Persistent proteinuria and hematuria bad in vasculitis; Reloxaliase for severe hyperoxaluria.

Screening for CAD pretransplant may not be useful; Recurrence of IGAN after transplant; CKD prevalence in pts. with cancer.

 (Kidney Week 2020...)

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Updated: March 06, 2021 (Mar06)
Mar06 Novel ablation technology to treat atrial fibrillation.
Feb14 Semaglutide shown to effect substantial weight loss in obese persons.
Jan22 Urine testing can diagnose prostate cancer with high accuracy.
Jan13 RRI Dialysis Advances 2021 meeting will be virtual and held April 20-23 this year.
Jun15 Dr. Burton (Bud) D. Rose, in memoriam
Mar13 Guidance from CDC re COVID-19 preventive practices in HD units
Mar01 ASN FAQ sheet re COVID-19 in dialysis facilities
Oct23 Akebia sues CMS for denying coverage for Auryxia under Medicare Part D
Oct23 Taking antihypertensives at bedtimes lowers cardiovascular risk.
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
General Advances Emphasis
featured articles
key The association of standard Kt/V and surface area-normalized standard Kt/V with clinical outcomes in hemodialysis patients
Drs. Pattharanitim P, Chauhan K, El Shamy O ad their colleagues studied a large number of HD patients and found more of a monotonic relationship between dialysis dose and survival when surface-area normalized standard Kt/V was the outcome measure; in the October issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Temporal changes in dialysate [Na+] prescription from 1996 to 2018 and their clinical significance as judged from a meta-regression of clinical trials
Drs. Marshal and Karaboyas describe the impact on outcomes of recent changes made by LDOs to the default dialysate Na prescription; in the Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

key The history of hemodialysis in China
Drs. Bi, Mu, Tang, and their colleagues give an overview of the pioneers of dialysis in China, and some relatively recent statistics showing how rapidly dialysis is progressing in that country; in the July issue of Hemodial Int (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Incorporating patient-reported outcomes (PROs) into dialysis policy: Current initiatives, challenges, and opportunities
Dr. Umeukej and colleagues discuss practical and effective ways of collecting PRO data in dialysis patients and acting upon it; in the Jan/Feb issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

Seminars in Dialysis
key Antibiotic locks for the treatment of catheter-related blood stream infection: Still more hope than data
Dr. Labriola reviews the evidence, and which treatments are worth trying now; in the Sep/Oct issue of Seminars in Dialysis. (more...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

free   SUMMARIES of Recent Slide/Audio Symposia in reverse chronological order

key   ISHD Hemodialysis University (2019-Chicago) -- (2017-Chicago) -- (2016-Chicago) -- (2015-Chicago) -- (2014-India) -- (2014-Chicago) -- (2013-Shanghai) -- (2012-Chicago)
key   Advances in CKD (Renal Research Institute) (2020) (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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