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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Case Studies in Glomerular Disease

November 09, 2019 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Ballroom A, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

This session includes the presentation of four patients with glomerular disease and discussion of presenting features, differential diagnosis, renal biopsy findings, prognosis, treatment, and follow-up. The cases are presented in tandem by a renal pathologist and nephrologist, and the panel consists of four nephrologists with expertise in glomerular disease.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Discuss current controversies in the treatment of glomerulonephritis
  • Describe the role of renal biopsy in the management of patients with glomerular disease
  • Describe the critical features of a renal biopsy report
  • Define the differential diagnosis for patients with glomerular disease

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Pathology


  • Andrew S. Bomback, MD, MPH
  • Glen S. Markowitz, MD


  • Case 1
    02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
    Brad H. Rovin, MD, FASN
  • Case 2
    02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
    Michelle M. O'Shaughnessy, MBChB, MS, FASN
  • Case 3
    03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
    Miriam Chung, MD
  • Case 4
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Patrick H. Nachman, MD, FASN