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2nd Midwest Transplant Symposium

Free accommodation is available for nephrology fellows and residents (IM or Surgery) for Friday night (October 14) at Home 2 Suites (rooms are limited). To apply for free accommodation, please email Laura Kipper lkipper@wustl.edu  Go here for registration…

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Midwest Transplant Symposium

Washington University at St Louis will be holding the inaugural Midwest Transplant Symposium on October 16th and 17th 2015. This course is designed to be an in-depth review and update in kidney and pancreas transplant. 8.5 AMA PRA…

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Tacrolimus Formulations

Tacrolimus comes in oral, intravenous and topical formulations. Prograf is the most commonly used oral tacrolimus formulation and is dosed twice daily. Prograf pharmacokinetics  Absorption: Absorption occurs in the small intestine. Drug levels reach a maximum concentration in…

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The Lone Star Tick

Recently a 65-year-old female was referred to an ED in the state of Missouri complaining of fevers, chills, headache, diarrhea and vomiting occurring over the last week. 3 weeks prior she had received an orthotopic liver transplant. Her…

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Bedside Urinalysis – Blood

All to often now doctors in well-resourced hospitals rely on high tech, expensive and sometimes invasive tests to make a diagnosis. One of the most basic and cheapest tools we have at our disposal is the bedside urine…

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