NephSAP: Active Issues


104 7MB CKD affects >26 million Americans and can lead to early cardiovascular disease and kidney failure (1,2). CKD has a variable course, and predicting its rate of progression can help identify high-risk individuals for personalized interventions (3).
NephSAP

Volume 16, Number 3, September 2017

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Holly J. Kramer, MD and Sankar D. Navaneethan, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

CKD affects >26 million Americans and can lead to early cardiovascular disease and kidney failure (1,2). CKD has a variable course, and predicting its rate of progression can help identify high-risk individuals for personalized interventions (3)....




88 2.2MB AKI is a common and serious medical condition associated with significant increases in morbidity, mortality, and cost of care.
NephSAP

Volume 16, Number 2, May 2017

Acute Kidney Injury and Critical Care Nephrology

Jay L. Koyner, MD and Charuhas V. Thakar, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

AKI is a common and serious medical condition associated with significant increases in morbidity, mortality, and cost of care....




118 7.5MB Hyperkalemia is the bane of the renal patient’s existence, not to mention that of his or her nephrologist.
NephSAP

Volume 16, Number 1, March 2017

Electrolytes and Acid-Base Disorders

Asghar Rastegar, MD and Manoocher Soleimani, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Hyperkalemia is the bane of the renal patient’s existence, not to mention that of his or her nephrologist....




88 3.9MB In recent years, substantial evidence supporting an association between inadequate fluid management and adverse outcomes among individuals receiving maintenance hemodialysis (HD) has accumulated.
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 5, November 2016

End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

Ruediger W. Lehrich, MD and John P. Middleton, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In recent years, substantial evidence supporting an association between inadequate fluid management and adverse outcomes among individuals receiving maintenance hemodialysis (HD) has accumulated....




78 3.7MB Three hormones, parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcitriol [1,25-(OH)2D], and fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23), play an important role in maintenance of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis.
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 4, September 2016

Disorders of Divalent Ions, Renal Bone Disease, and Nephrolithiasis

Stanley Goldfarb, MD and Kevin J. Martin, MBBCh
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Three hormones, parathyroid hormone (PTH), calcitriol [1,25-(OH)2D], and fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23), play an important role in maintenance of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis....




128 2.7MB This issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP), the eighth in a series dating back almost 15 years, is devoted to a critical assessment of the recently published literature on the topics of primary and secondary glomerular diseases of the
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 3, July 2016

Primary and Secondary Glomerular Diseases

Richard J. Glassock, MD and Brad H. Rovin, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

This issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP), the eighth in a series dating back almost 15 years, is devoted to a critical assessment of the recently published literature on the topics of primary and secondary glomerular diseases of the ...




136 2.8MB When the editors of this issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) requested a septuagenarian obstetrician (JMD) and an octogenarian nephrologist (MDL) to provide an editorial, our immediate response was a labor of love.
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 2, May 2016

Pregnancy and Kidney Disease

Kate Bramham, MBBS, PhD, Michelle A. Hladunewich, MD, MSc, Belinda Jim, MD and Sharon E. Maynard, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

When the editors of this issue of the Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP) requested a septuagenarian obstetrician (JMD) and an octogenarian nephrologist (MDL) to provide an editorial, our immediate response was a labor of love....




120 8.7MB Obesity and hypertension remain a public health dilemma (1–3). In this context, more than one-third of US adults are obese and about 28.5% have high blood pressure (1).
NephSAP

Volume 15, Number 1, March 2016

Hypertension

Debbie L. Cohen, MD and Aldo J. Peixoto, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Obesity and hypertension remain a public health dilemma (1–3). In this context, more than one-third of US adults are obese and about 28.5% have high blood pressure (1)....




94 3.2MB Kidney transplantation has enjoyed substantial success over the last decades, not only in terms of patient and graft survivals, but also in terms of low rejection rates in the first year of transplantation.
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 5, November 2015

Transplantation

John P. Vella, MD and Alexander C. Wiseman, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Kidney transplantation has enjoyed substantial success over the last decades, not only in terms of patient and graft survivals, but also in terms of low rejection rates in the first year of transplantation....




95 5.5MB Within the United States adult population, approximately one in three is overweight (body mass index [BMI] 25–29.9 kg/m2), one in three is obese (BMI≥30 kg/m2)
NephSAP

Volume 14, Number 4, October 2015

Chronic Kidney Disease and Progression

Michael J. Choi, MD and Linda F. Fried, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Within the United States adult population, approximately one in three is overweight (body mass index [BMI] 25–29.9 kg/m2), one in three is obese (BMI≥30 kg/m2)...




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