NephSAP: Volume 8


71 1.1MB In the broad-ranging review by Trachtman and Gipson (1), it must be apparent that the clinical care of children with kidney disease has advanced significantly in the past 25 to 30 yr. Remarkable advances such as dialysis and transplantation for infants an
NephSAP

Volume 8, Number 1, January 2009

Pediatric Nephrology

Howard Trachtman, MD and Debbie Gipson, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In the broad-ranging review by Trachtman and Gipson (1), it must be apparent that the clinical care of children with kidney disease has advanced significantly in the past 25 to 30 yr. Remarkable advances such as dialysis and transplantation for infants an...




118 1.5MB In the past several years, new information has emerged on the complex regulatory network that governs renal control of electrolyte and water balance. In addition to the molecular and atomic specificity of various channel proteins, signaling pathways have
NephSAP

Volume 8, Number 2, March 2009

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disturbances

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

In the past several years, new information has emerged on the complex regulatory network that governs renal control of electrolyte and water balance. In addition to the molecular and atomic specificity of various channel proteins, signaling pathways have ...




80 1MB Despite substantial advances in techniques of resuscitation and renal replacement therapy, mortality in the critically ill population with acute kidney injury (AKI) remains alarmingly high. Overall mortality has been reported to be 40 to 60% in critically
NephSAP

Volume 8, Number 3, May 2009

Acute Kidney Disease and Critical Care Nephrology

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

Despite substantial advances in techniques of resuscitation and renal replacement therapy, mortality in the critically ill population with acute kidney injury (AKI) remains alarmingly high. Overall mortality has been reported to be 40 to 60% in critically...




97 0.9MB Until the close of the 20th century, chronic kidney disease (CKD) was referred to by many different names yet attracted little interest until uremic symptoms demanded the initiation of dialysis. In the past decade, greater awareness of this disorder has d
NephSAP

Volume 8, Number 4, July 2009

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

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

Until the close of the 20th century, chronic kidney disease (CKD) was referred to by many different names yet attracted little interest until uremic symptoms demanded the initiation of dialysis. In the past decade, greater awareness of this disorder has d...




96 0.9MB Optimizing vascular access outcomes continues to pose a major challenge to practicing nephrologists (1). Fistulas are the best long-term type of vascular access, but their high primary failure (nonmaturation) rate is an obstacle to increasing their preval
NephSAP

Volume 8, Number 5, September 2009

Interventional Nephrology

Arif Asif, MD and Anil Agarwal, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Optimizing vascular access outcomes continues to pose a major challenge to practicing nephrologists (1). Fistulas are the best long-term type of vascular access, but their high primary failure (nonmaturation) rate is an obstacle to increasing their preval...




131 1.8MB The appropriate immunosuppression for renal transplantation is based on the concepts of prevention of rejection and prolongation of graft and patient survival while preventing infection, malignancy, adverse effects, and burdensome costs. Transplant physic
NephSAP

Volume 8, Number 6, November 2009

Transplantation

John P. Vella, MD and David J. Cohen, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The appropriate immunosuppression for renal transplantation is based on the concepts of prevention of rejection and prolongation of graft and patient survival while preventing infection, malignancy, adverse effects, and burdensome costs. Transplant physic...