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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

Renal Biopsy: Clinical Correlations 2022

November 05, 2022 | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Location: W304, Orange County Convention Center, West Building

Session Description

This session features the presentation of complex renal biopsy cases by renal pathologists in a mini clinicopathologic conference with a nephrologist as the clinical discussant. Case histories, biopsy images, a syllabus with the diagnoses, and discussion of the disease entities are provided by each pathologist for their individual case prior to the session.

ASN thanks the Renal Pathology Society for assistance with this session and the Digital Pathology Room.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Interpret the histopathologic findings in kidney biopsies
  • Describe the differential diagnoses of various entities that present with similar histopathologic findings
  • Summarize the nephrologist's perspective on the significance of renal biopsy findings

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Pathology


  • Jean Hou, MD
  • Kelly D. Smith, MD, PhD


  • Renal Pathology Case Study 1
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Vivek Charu, MD, PhD
    Sean Barbour, MD, MS, MSc
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 2
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Nicole K. Andeen, MD
    Sean Barbour, MD, MS, MSc
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 3
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Renate Kain, MD, PhD
    Sean Barbour, MD, MS, MSc
  • Renal Pathology Case Study 4
    12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
    Benjamin A. Adam, MD
    Sean Barbour, MD, MS, MSc