MAKE this a better outcome

The PRESERVE Trial, which was recently published in the NEJM was a large study of a variety of preventive measures for contrast-induced nephropathy. It used a 2×2 factorial design to test the efficacy of NaHCO3 vs. normal saline…

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Minimal Change Disease

The next session of GlomCon’s Nephropathology Essentials will be held this Tuesday, June 12th at 11 am EDT. Dr. Helmut Rennke will be leading the session which will focus on Minimal Change Disease and FSGS (see below for…

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The perils of Gabapentin

One of the things that I always highlight when teaching fellows and residents is the importance of appropriate drug dosing for patients on dialysis and one of the drugs that is most often inappropriately dosed in my experience…

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GlomCon Nephropathology Essentials

The goal of the GlomCon Teaching Platform is to enable Nephrologists, Nephropathologists, and trainees in Medicine, Nephrology, and Pathology to connect with each other to 1) Discuss challenging cases, 2) Share clinical experiences and 3) Obtain the expertise of participating…

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Donor specific antibodies made easy

Donor specific Antibodies (DSA) are one of the established biomarkers for predicting antibody mediated rejection (ABMR). This blog is a short synopsis on DSA and their complex characteristics  in kidney transplantation. DSA may be preformed (before transplantation) or de-novo…

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