NephSAP: Volume 7


75 1.5MB The kidney transplant community is in the midst of a dynamic period of reappraisal and innovation. Among the principal areas of focus are kidney allocation policy, the mismatch between the sizes of the candidate pool and the donor pool, and geographic dif
NephSAP

Volume 7, Number 1, January 2008

Transplantation

Gabriel M. Danovitch, MD and John P. Vella, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

The kidney transplant community is in the midst of a dynamic period of reappraisal and innovation. Among the principal areas of focus are kidney allocation policy, the mismatch between the sizes of the candidate pool and the donor pool, and geographic dif...




76 3.4MB A growing body of clinical data links aldosterone to both the development and the severity of hypertension. A recent example is surprising in that it occurred with publication of the Investigation of the Lipid Level Management to Understand Its Impact in
NephSAP

Volume 7, Number 2, March 2008

Hypertension

Stephen C. Textor, MD and Raymond R. Townsend, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

A growing body of clinical data links aldosterone to both the development and the severity of hypertension. A recent example is surprising in that it occurred with publication of the Investigation of the Lipid Level Management to Understand Its Impact in ...




105 1.7MB Included within this issue of NephSAP is an excellent summary of the latest data on treatment of glomerulonephritis (GN). There is little doubt that this information is a useful addition to our armamentarium of therapies for these disorders; however, are
NephSAP

Volume 7, Number 3, May 2008

Glomerular, Vascular, and Tubulointerstitial Diseases

Patrick Nachman, MD and Richard J. Glassock, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Included within this issue of NephSAP is an excellent summary of the latest data on treatment of glomerulonephritis (GN). There is little doubt that this information is a useful addition to our armamentarium of therapies for these disorders; however, are ...




99 2MB Most of us in the radiology community were completely blind-sided in early 2006 when several articles were published describing a link between gadolinium administration and the development of a new disease, nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy/nephrogenic sys
NephSAP

Volume 7, Number 4, July 2008

Renal Imaging

Parvati Ramchandani, MD, Jill E. Langer, MD, Lisa P. Jones, MD, PhD, Drew A. Torigian, MD, MA, Rodolfo F. Perini, MD, and Chaitanya R. Divgi, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Most of us in the radiology community were completely blind-sided in early 2006 when several articles were published describing a link between gadolinium administration and the development of a new disease, nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy/nephrogenic sys...




87 1.9MB Phosphorus is ubiquitous in our diet, but, unlike calcium, its intestinal absorption is poorly regulated. Humans absorb approximately 60 to 70% of dietary phosphorus regardless of bodily needs or renal function (1). As renal excretory capacity diminishes,
NephSAP

Volume 7, Number 5, September 2008

Renal Bone Disease, Disorders of Divalent Ions, and Nephrolithiasis

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

Phosphorus is ubiquitous in our diet, but, unlike calcium, its intestinal absorption is poorly regulated. Humans absorb approximately 60 to 70% of dietary phosphorus regardless of bodily needs or renal function (1). As renal excretory capacity diminishes,...




123 1.3MB In this issue of NephSAP, Drs. Mehrotra and Agarwal provide an admirably comprehensive and timely review of the state of dialysis therapy today. We all can take comfort in recent progress made in caring for dialysis-dependent patients; however, outcomes r
NephSAP

Volume 7, Number 6, November 2008

End-Stage Renal Disease and Dialysis

Rajiv Agarwal, MBBS and Rajnish Mehrotra, MD
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

In this issue of NephSAP, Drs. Mehrotra and Agarwal provide an admirably comprehensive and timely review of the state of dialysis therapy today. We all can take comfort in recent progress made in caring for dialysis-dependent patients; however, outcomes r...