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Nephrology Self-Assessment Program (NephSAP)

NephSAP: Volume 15


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)....




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....




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 ...




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....




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....