NephSAP: Active Issues


88 3.9MB In recent years, substantial evidence supporting an association between inadequate fluid management and adverse outcomes among individuals receiving maintenance hemodialysis (HD) has accumulated.
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Volume 15, Number 5, November 2016

End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

Ruediger W. Lehrich, MD and John P. Middleton, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In recent years, substantial evidence supporting an association between inadequate fluid management and adverse outcomes among individuals receiving maintenance hemodialysis (HD) has accumulated....




78 3.7MB Three hormones, parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcitriol [1,25-(OH)2D], and fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23), play an important role in maintenance of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis.
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 4, September 2016

Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease, and Nephrolithiasis

Stanley Goldfarb, MD and Kevin J. Martin, MBBCh
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Three hormones, parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcitriol [1,25-(OH)2D], and fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23), play an important role in maintenance of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis....




128 2.7MB This issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP), the eighth in a series dating back almost 15 years, is devoted to a critical assessment of the recently published literature on the topics of primary and secondary glomerular diseases of the
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 3, July 2016

Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases

Richard J. Glassock, MD and Brad H. Rovin, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP), the eighth in a series dating back almost 15 years, is devoted to a critical assessment of the recently published literature on the topics of primary and secondary glomerular diseases of the ...




136 2.8MB When the editors of this issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) requested a septuagenarian obstetrician (JMD) and an octogenarian nephrologist (MDL) to provide an editorial, our immediate response was a labor of love.
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 2, May 2016

Pregnancy and Kidney Disease

Kate Bramham, MBBS, PhD, Michelle A. Hladunewich, MD, MSc, Belinda Jim, MD and Sharon E. Maynard, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

When the editors of this issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) requested a septuagenarian obstetrician (JMD) and an octogenarian nephrologist (MDL) to provide an editorial, our immediate response was a labor of love....




120 8.7MB Obesity and hypertension remain a public health dilemma (1–3). In this context, more than one-third of US adults are obese and about 28.5% have high blood pressure (1).
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 1, March 2016

Hypertension

Debbie L. Cohen, MD and Aldo J. Peixoto, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Obesity and hypertension remain a public health dilemma (1–3). In this context, more than one-third of US adults are obese and about 28.5% have high blood pressure (1)....




94 3.2MB Kidney transplantation has enjoyed substantial success over the last decades, not only in terms of patient and graft survivals, but also in terms of low rejection rates in the first year of transplantation.
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 5, November 2015

Transplantation

John P. Vella, MD and Alexander C. Wiseman, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Kidney transplantation has enjoyed substantial success over the last decades, not only in terms of patient and graft survivals, but also in terms of low rejection rates in the first year of transplantation....




95 5.5MB Within the United States adult population, approximately one in three is overweight (body mass index [BMI] 25–29.9 kg/m2), one in three is obese (BMI≥30 kg/m2)
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 4, October 2015

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Michael J. Choi, MD and Linda F. Fried, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Within the United States adult population, approximately one in three is overweight (body mass index [BMI] 25–29.9 kg/m2), one in three is obese (BMI≥30 kg/m2)...




123 8.7MB The enlarged kidneys and liver characteristic of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) have for centuries attracted attention (1)
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 3, September 2015

Cystic Diseases of the Kidney

Arlene B. Chapman, MD and Dana Victor Rizk, MD and Michel Chonchol, MD and Frederic F. Rahbari-Oskoui, MD and John F. O'Toole, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The enlarged kidneys and liver characteristic of polycystic kidney disease (PKD) have for centuries attracted attention (1)...




86 2.9MB For the better portion of the last decade, there has been intense investigation of the performance of biomarkers of AKI
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 2, July 2015

Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology

Patrick T. Murray, MD and Charuhas V. Thakar, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

For the better portion of the last decade, there has been intense investigation of the performance of biomarkers of AKI...




107 6.1MB Metabolic acidosis can be acute (temporally defined as lasting minutes to days) or chronic (temporally defined as lasting weeks to years)
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 1, March 2015

Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid Base Disturbances

Asghar Rastegar, MD and Manoocher Soleimani, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Metabolic acidosis can be acute (temporally defined as lasting minutes to days) or chronic (temporally defined as lasting weeks to years)...




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