NephSAP: Volume 6


77 1MB Completion of the Human Genome Project marked the beginning of the "postgenomic era" (1). Sequencing the human genome only 50 yr after Watson and Crick first introduced the concept of the
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Volume 6, Number 1, January 2007

Genetic Diseases of the Kidney

Lisa M. Guay-Woodford, MD and John R. Sedor, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Completion of the Human Genome Project marked the beginning of the "postgenomic era" (1). Sequencing the human genome only 50 yr after Watson and Crick first introduced the concept of the...




56 1.7MB The regulation of phosphate (Pi) homeostasis is complex and involves both acute and chronic processes. Parathyroid hormone (PTH) and the vitamin D endocrine system play a pivotal role in the maintenance of Pi homeostasis (1).
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Volume 6, Number 2, March 2007

Renal Bone Disease, Disorders of Divalent Ions, and Nephrolithiasis

Kevin Martin, MB, BCh and Stanley Goldfarb, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The regulation of phosphate (Pi) homeostasis is complex and involves both acute and chronic processes. Parathyroid hormone (PTH) and the vitamin D endocrine system play a pivotal role in the maintenance of Pi homeostasis (1)....




99 1.4MB Prolongation of the functional survival of vascular access sites is an important goal for optimizing hemodialysis therapy. Periodic monitoring and surveillance of arteriovenous grafts and fistulas has been proposed as a means of achieving this goal, but t
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Volume 6, Number 3, May 2007

End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

Rajiv Agarwal, MD and Rajnish Mehrotra, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Prolongation of the functional survival of vascular access sites is an important goal for optimizing hemodialysis therapy. Periodic monitoring and surveillance of arteriovenous grafts and fistulas has been proposed as a means of achieving this goal, but t...




96 1.2MB According to Ecclesiastes there is a proper time for everything, and now is the time to pass the baton of leadership of NephSAP to the next Editor-in-Chief, my good friend and esteemed colleague, Dr. Stanley Goldfarb. It is also the time to give thanks to
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Volume 6, Number 4, July 2007

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disturbances

Richard H. Sterns, MD and Biff F. Palmer, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

According to Ecclesiastes there is a proper time for everything, and now is the time to pass the baton of leadership of NephSAP to the next Editor-in-Chief, my good friend and esteemed colleague, Dr. Stanley Goldfarb. It is also the time to give thanks to...




78 0.8MB Acute renal failure (ARF), a common and devastating problem in clinical medicine, has been the focus of extensive clinical and basic research efforts in the past several decades. Unfortunately, despite the significant progress made in our understanding of
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Volume 6, Number 5, September 2007

Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology

Patrick T. Murray, MD and Paul M. Palevsky, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Acute renal failure (ARF), a common and devastating problem in clinical medicine, has been the focus of extensive clinical and basic research efforts in the past several decades. Unfortunately, despite the significant progress made in our understanding of...




81 1MB Despite attempts to optimize care of patients who are on hemodialysis, mortality rates remain high. Cardiovascular disease is common among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and remains the leading cause of death in this population.
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Volume 6, Number 6, November 2007

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Jeffrey S. Berns, MD and Steven Fishbane, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Despite attempts to optimize care of patients who are on hemodialysis, mortality rates remain high. Cardiovascular disease is common among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and remains the leading cause of death in this population....