NephSAP: Volume 3


84 1MB Many genes involved in inherited kidney diseases have been identified in recent years. Gene mutations have been detected in affected families; in most cases, these mutations are "private," which means that each family carries its own mutation.
NephSAP

Volume 3, Number 1, January 2004

Genetic Diseases of the Kidney

Vicente Torres, MD and Steven Scheinman, MD
6.0 category 1 credits

Many genes involved in inherited kidney diseases have been identified in recent years. Gene mutations have been detected in affected families; in most cases, these mutations are "private," which means that each family carries its own mutation....




53 0.4MB Calciphylaxis is a skin disorder characterized by arteriolar calcification in the dermis, leading to a presentation of painful red nodules or plaques, often with livido reticularis, that progress to ulcerative lesions with necrotic centers and violaceous
NephSAP

Volume 3, Number 2, March 2004

Renal Osteodystrophy, Disorders of Divalent Ions, and Nephrolithiasis

Stanley Goldfarb, MD
6.0 category 1 credits

Calciphylaxis is a skin disorder characterized by arteriolar calcification in the dermis, leading to a presentation of painful red nodules or plaques, often with livido reticularis, that progress to ulcerative lesions with necrotic centers and violaceous ...




71 0.6MB Students of history often seek the answers to contemporary questions by first looking to the past. When Congress approved the Social Security amendments in 1972 to federally finance the treatment of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), prolonging the lives of
NephSAP

Volume 3, Number 3, May 2004

End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

John M. Burkart, MD and Thomas A. Depner, MD
6.0 category 1 credits

Students of history often seek the answers to contemporary questions by first looking to the past. When Congress approved the Social Security amendments in 1972 to federally finance the treatment of end-stage renal disease (ESRD), prolonging the lives of ...




61 0.6MB The 2003 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to Roderick Mackinnon and Peter Agre for answering two complementary questions: (1) How does a cell let one type of ion through the lipid membrane to the exclusion of others?; and (2) How does water permeate t
NephSAP

Volume 3, Number 4, July 2004

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disturbances

Richard H. Sterns, MD
6.0 category 1 credits

The 2003 Nobel Prize in chemistry was awarded to Roderick Mackinnon and Peter Agre for answering two complementary questions: (1) How does a cell let one type of ion through the lipid membrane to the exclusion of others?; and (2) How does water permeate t...




56 0.6MB Despite significant advances in the dialytic management of acute renal failure (ARF) over the last four decades, the perception is that the associated mortality has not changed significantly (1– 4).
NephSAP

Volume 3, Number 5, September 2004

Acute Renal Failure

Paul M. Palevsky, MD
6.0 category 1 credits

Despite significant advances in the dialytic management of acute renal failure (ARF) over the last four decades, the perception is that the associated mortality has not changed significantly (1– 4)....




61 0.5MB Since its isolation and characterization 50 yr ago, clinicians and medical investigators have perceived aldosterone primarily as a major regulator of extracellular fluid volume and the major determinant of potassium metabolism (1–5).
NephSAP

Volume 3, Number 6, November 2004

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Mark E. Rosenberg, MD and Chi-yuan Hsu, MD
6.0 category 1 credits

Since its isolation and characterization 50 yr ago, clinicians and medical investigators have perceived aldosterone primarily as a major regulator of extracellular fluid volume and the major determinant of potassium metabolism (1–5)....