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ISNCON 2018 

Mayfair Lagoon & Convention, Bhubaneswar, Odisha,  20 December 2018 -23 December 2018


Conferences
Management of Culture-negative Peritonitis
Dr Sandeep Mahajan, New Delhi, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Culture-negative peritonitis (CNP) - Dialysate effluent culture is negative but clinical signs and symptoms are otherwise consistent with peritonitis.Peritoniti ...MORE
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A Case of Late Rejection
Dr Ajay Kher, Noida, 27 December 2018
#Internal Medicine #Nephrology
Most late rejections are due to low immunosuppression (non-compliance or iatrogenic).Late rejections are associated with de novo donor-specific antibodies and w ...MORE
434 Views
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Management of Adult MCD
Dr Raja Ramachandran, Chandigarh, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Adult minimal change disease (MCD) presents with nephrotic syndrome (NS).Steroid responsiveness is seen in 80% of the cases (1 mg/kg).Pulse steroids followed by ...MORE
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The New Science of Precision Medicine
Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee Group Editor-in-Chief, IJCP Publications President, Heart Care Foundation of India, 27 December 2018
#Emergency Medicine #Nephrology
Precision medicine, functional medicine, person-centric medicine, person-centered medicine – all these are new terms in vogue in clinical medicine practic ...MORE
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Klotho in Depth: Kidney and Vascular Effects
Dr Sishir Gang, Nadiad, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Klotho has emerged as an important protein involved in various aspects of chronic kidney disease (CKD) syndrome. It has diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic p ...MORE
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PET and Its Modifications
Prof Narayan Prasad, Lucknow, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Guidelines for peritoneal equilibration test (PET) - First PET 4-6 weeks after peritoneal dialysis (PD) initiation; Repeat annually (ISPD guidelines); Early det ...MORE
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Renal Histology: Importance of Crescent Staging
Dr Manoj Jain, Lucknow, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Etiologically subcategorization crescentic glomerulonephritis (CGN) is important. Multiple different immunologic pathogenic mechanisms can cause glomerulonephri ...MORE
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Sodium Profiling in Hemodialysis
Dr Valentine Lobo, Pune, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Sodium profiling limits osmotic changes in the intravascular fluid and attempts to improve intradialytic hypotension and events. A final neutral balance is esse ...MORE
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Management of Adult FSGS
Dr Dipankar Sircar, Kolkata, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is the end result of varied pathophysiological processes - primary/secondary.Initial therapy is with glucocorticoids; ...MORE
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An Innovative Hemodialysis Machine in India
Dr Lloyd Vincent, Bengaluru, 27 December 2018
#General Surgery #Nephrology
Large populations have poor access, traverse large distances or lack resources for dialysis care in India.A regulation-compliant, quality-guided and cost-effect ...MORE
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Electron Microscopy: Is It Essential for All...?
Dr PS Vali, Hyderabad, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Electron microscopy (EM) is useful in 35-50% of renal disorders.It would be ideal to reserve tissue for EM in every case and to process it when needed.Disorders ...MORE
472 Views
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Hyperkalemia in Patients on Maintenance Dialysis: How to Deal with?
Dr Guliver Potsangbam, Imphal, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Dialysis patients are more tolerant of hyperkalemia.Avoiding serum/dialysate K mismatches - ↓ dialysis-associated arrhythmias and SD.Attention to concomita ...MORE
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Hypertension with CKD - Challenges and Treatment Options
Dr Deodatta Chafekar, Nasik, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
There is a strong association between CKD and an elevated blood pressure (BP) whereby each can cause or aggravate the other. BP control is fundamental to the ca ...MORE
430 Views
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Conferences
Hemodiafiltration
Dr Anupma Kaul, Lucknow, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Basics of hemodiafiltration (HDF): Transfer of solute across the membrane - Sieving coefficient, membrane characteristic, molecular weight, bound fraction, tiss ...MORE
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New Study Suggests High-dose IV Iron Regimen does not Adversely Affect Incidence of CV Events
Dr Vishal Golay, Siliguri, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Although erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) have transformed the lives of people with CKD, it was not long after they were introduced that reports emerged ...MORE
446 Views
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Telemedicine in Peritoneal Dialysis
Dr KS Nayak, Hyderabad, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is underutilized in India.PD patients feel the need to be monitored.Telemedicine fulfils this need.This will increase usage of PD. ...MORE
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Renal Histology: Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemistry
Prof Vinita Agrawal, Lucknow, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Immunofluorescence (IF) is indispensable for renal biopsy evaluation and should be a routine for all renal biopsies. The pattern and type of staining provides g ...MORE
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Sustained Low-efficiency Dialysis
Dr Ravi Shankar B, Bengaluru, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nursing
Sustained low-efficiency dialysis (SLED) is becoming an increasingly popular choice of RRT in patients with AKI and critically ill. A lesser blood flow and dial ...MORE
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Alternative Forms of Maintenance Hemodialysis
Dr Pankaj Hans, Patna, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Demand for dialysis is growing at a rate of 31% in India, compared to 8% globally. The survival and quality of life on dialysis have not improved commensurate w ...MORE
443 Views
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Immunology Work-up for Transplantation
Dr Shruti Tapiawala, Mumbai, 28 December 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Infectious Diseases
Human leukocyte antigen (HLA) antibodies against the donor preformed or de novo are known to cause inferior outcomes of renal allograft. A renal transplant reci ...MORE
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Conferences
Hypotension During Dialysis
Dr Amresh Krishna, Patna, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Patients with intradialytic hypotension (IDH) have increased morbidity and mortality. With severe IDH, bowel ischemia, stroke or myocardial infarction may occur ...MORE
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Is There Need of Low Calcium Dialysate Bath in Indian HD Patients?
Dr Sukanto Kishore Das, Bhubaneswar, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
The association between dialysate calcium (DCa) concentration and mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients is controversial. Studies have shown that complication ...MORE
490 Views
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Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
Dr Pratik Das, Kolkata, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
The ideal renal replacement therapy: Allows control of intra/extravascular volume; corrects acid-base disturbances; corrects uremia and effectively clears toxin ...MORE
491 Views
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Bladder Dysfunction and Urodynamics
Dr Arvind P Ganpule, Gujarat, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Urology
Neurogenic bladder dysfunction: Sometimes simply referred to as neurogenic bladder. A dysfunction of the urinary bladder due to disease of the central nervous s ...MORE
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Do ARNI have a Role in Patients with HF and CKD?
Dr Ajay Kumar Singh, Siliguri, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Patients with CKD have a higher incidence of cardiovascular (acute and chronic) events, which in turn have an increased risk of progression to ESRD. Worsening r ...MORE
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Pretransplant Cardiovascular Evaluation (Guidelines)
Dr Muzafar Maqsood Wani, J&K, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A patient of CKD is more likely to die due to CVD than uremia. The scenario is same after transplantation. Screening for CVD before transplantation is important ...MORE
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Lupus Nephritis: The Past, The Present and The Future
Dr Jai Radhakrishnan, USA, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Global prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (per 1,00,000) - North America: 4.8-78.5; Europe: 25-91; Australia: 19-63; China: 30-50; Japan: 8-18. In ...MORE
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AKIs in ICUs in India
Dr R Chakravarthi, Hyderabad, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
The findings from various studies conducted on acute kidney injury (AKI) in ICUs across India are:AKI: Incidence, prognostic factors and outcome of patients in ...MORE
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Prediction of Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation
Dr Alfred K Cheung, Salt Lake City, USA, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Causes of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) biological maturation failure are not elucidated. Postoperative stenosis plays a role, but relative contribution is uncert ...MORE
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An Overview of Strategies to Enhance CKD Care in the Community
Dr Brenda Hemmelgarn, Canada, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
CKD is common and the majority of patients are managed by primary care providers in the community.The CKD pathway (www.CKDpathway.ca) is an online tool that can ...MORE
465 Views
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Newer Way of Tackling Anemia in CKD
Dr George T John, Australia, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF) for the treatment of anemia in CKD patients - Current therapy: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) and iron supplementation ...MORE
484 Views
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Probiotics and the Gut- Kidney Axis
Dr R Vanholder, Belgium, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
CKD is a devastating disease.Role of the intestine in CKD morbidity: Loss of intestinal integrity, pro-inflammatory effect and generation of uremic toxins.CKD d ...MORE
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Never Go Against the Manufacturer's Recommendations
Dr KK Aggarwal, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Pathology and Lab Medicine
All drugs/devices are accompanied with labeling or full prescribing information or the package insert, which includes directions for use, warning and precaution ...MORE
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Pretreatment with Rosuvastatin is Associated with 55% Lower Risk of CIN
Dr Amit Kumar Mahapatra, Gurugram, 28 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Pretreatment with Rosuvastatin is Associated with 55% Lower Risk of CIN in CKD Patients Undergoing PCIContrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a common complicatio ...MORE
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Clinical Safety and Efficacy Testing of the First Indian Hemodialysis Device
Dr Shetty MS, Dr Kiran KK, Mysore; Dr Sharma A, Bengaluru, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Dr Shetty MS, Dr Kiran KK, Mysore; Dr Sharma A, Bengaluru; Dr Keshaviah P, Dehradun; Dr Rao SV, Dr Vincent L, BengaluruThis open label, single group, controlled ...MORE
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Community-acquired AKI
Dr Atul V Mulay, Pune, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Most studies of community-acquired (CA)-AKI are hospital-based, leading to underestimation and misclassification of CA-AKI.Patients with CA-AKI are more likely ...MORE
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Novel Assays to Measure Uremia and Adequacy of Dialysis
Dr S Ananth Karumanchi, California, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Protein carbamylation is a good measure of clinical uremia and can be measured robustly using carbamylated albumin assay in plasma.Hypercarbamylation is associa ...MORE
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Managing Hypertension in CKD
Dr Alfred K Cheung, Salt Lake City, USA, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Blood pressure (BP) target in 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for CKD is 130/80 mmHg for cardiovascular (CV) and survival benefits (with moderate evidence), instead of ...MORE
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Salt Sensitivity in Hypertension - Renal and CV Implications
Dr Sanjay Mittal, Jalandhar, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A central role for the kidney, among the systems contributing to BP regulation and the development of hypertension, has been proposed. A complex interaction bet ...MORE
483 Views
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CKDu-India
Dr Gangadhar Taduri, Hyderabad, 28 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
CKD: Increasingly contributing to adult premature deaths. Thirty percent diabetic kidney disease; 70% nondiabetic kidney disease.Blood and urine analysis of var ...MORE
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IV Iron Strategies for Better Control of Iron Status in Hemodialysis Patients
Dr Deepak Shankar Ray, Kolkata, 28 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Nephrology
Anemia is a frequent complication of CKD. In CKD, the main causes of anemia are deficiency of erythropoietin, iron-restricted erythropoiesis and anemia of ...MORE
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Is Automated and Unobserved Office BP Measurement in CKD the Need of the Hour?
Dr Nikhil Bhasin, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Dr Hardik Shah, Dr Nikhil Bhasin, Dr Hardik Shah, Dr Dilip Kirpalani, Dr Ashok Kirpalani; MumbaiA single clinic BP reading (by sphygmomanometer) may be useful b ...MORE
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Clinical and Microbiological Profile of Patients with UTI During the First 3 Months After Renal Transplant
Dr Priti Meena, 29 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Infectious Diseases
Dr DS Rana, Dr Anil Kumar Bhalla, Dr Ashwini Gupta, Dr Manish Malik, Dr Priti Meena, Dr DS Rana, Dr Anil Kumar Bhalla, Dr Ashwini Gupta, Dr Manish Malik, Dr Anu ...MORE
437 Views
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CAPD on Long-term in India
Dr Ram, Tirupati, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A study by Georgi Abraham on predictors of long-term survival on peritoneal dialysis (PD) suggested the following: Technique survival 3 years and longer on cont ...MORE
459 Views
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Heat Stress Implications on Renal Health
Dr Johnson Priscilla, Dr Venugopal Vidhya, Dr Latha PK, Dr Rekha S, Dr Manikandan K, Dr Krishnan S; Chennai, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Neurology
Heat Stress Implications on Renal Health of Steel Industry WorkersThe study evaluated the impacts of occupational heat stress on the renal health of workers. Ab ...MORE
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Simplified Risk Score to Predict the Probability of Developing CIN After Parenteral Contrast Exposure
Dr Chaitanya Kulkarni, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Dr J Kothari, Dr R Sirsat, Dr AF Almeida; MumbaiThis study was conducted with the aim to develop a simplified risk score to predict the risk of CIN in patients ...MORE
455 Views
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Combination of *1/*1 Wild Variant of CYP3A5 and TT/AA Mutant Variant
Dr Akhilesh Jaiswal, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Combination of *1/*1 Wild Variant of CYP3A5 and TT/AA Mutant Variant of MDR G2677T/A Gene Polymorphism Requires Higher Tacrolimus Dose to Achieve Target Trough ...MORE
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Medical Management of Stone Disease
Dr Jacob George, Thiruvananthapuram, 29 December 2018
#Emergency Medicine #Gastroenterology
Stones in the renal tubules and collecting system may be asymptomatic but can present with pain, sepsis and even renal failure. Common predisposing causes inclu ...MORE
468 Views
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What a Nephrologist should Known About Surgical Management of Urolithiasis?
Prof Datteswar Hota, Cuttack, 29 December 2018
#General Surgery #Nephrology
The size of the stone is an important predictor of spontaneous passage. A stone <4 mm in diameter has an 80% chance of spontaneous passage. This falls to 20% ...MORE
485 Views
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Recurrent Stone Former: Approach
Dr Jatin Kothari, Mumbai, 29 December 2018
#Family Medicine #Nephrology
Spectrum of stone composition in India - Ca oxalate 93%; Ca apatite 2%; Struvite 1%; Uric acid 1%; Cystine 0%; Mixed 3%. Prevention is considered in recurrent s ...MORE
542 Views
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C1q Nephropathy in a Case of Heroin Addict
Dr Pinaki Mukhopadhyay, Kolkata, 29 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Nephrology
Heroin addiction is associated with several severe and occasionally fatal renal complications. Though focal and segmental glomerular sclerosis is the most commo ...MORE
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Modality of RRT in Sepsis-associated AKI
Dr Tukaram Jamale, Mumbai, 29 December 2018
#Emergency Medicine #Nephrology
The CONVINT trial suggested that intermittent and continuous RRTs may be considered equivalent approaches for critically ill patients with dialysis-dependent ac ...MORE
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My Experience of Research: Failures and Success!
Dr Mohan Rajapurkar, Nadiad, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Failure:Initial days 1972-1975 - Dissertation for MD “Jejunal biopsy in malabsorption syndrome”: Did not have any question in mind and could not mak ...MORE
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How Do You Manage ADPKD in 2018-2019?
Dr PP Varma, New Delhi, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology
Rapidly progressive autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) deserves treatment.Assessment should be done with imaging and clinical data.MRI based A ...MORE
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Deferoxamine and Carnosine may be Useful in Russell's Viper Snake Bite-induced AKI
Prof (Dr) Pinaki Mukhopadhyay, Dr Rajdeb Banerjee Kolkata, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Iron is essential for life, but it is extremely labile in certain forms and, as a result, can be highly reactive and toxic. Iron can be found in two different r ...MORE
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C3 Glomerulopathy
Dr David Kavanagh, Newcastle, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
C3 glomerulopathies (C3G) are defined by predominant complement C3 deposition on kidney biopsy and characterized by underlying complement dysregulation. Dense d ...MORE
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Antibody-mediated Rejection: From Bedside to Bench to Bedside
Dr Prabir Roy-Chaudhury, USA, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Antibody-mediated rejection (AMR) is relatively common. It has an important clinical impact. Appropriate therapy can improve outcomes.Developing real-world prot ...MORE
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Kidney Failure Risk Equation to Guide CKD Care
Dr Brenda Hemmelgarn, Canada, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology
The Kidney Failure Risk Equation (KFRE) predicts the risk of developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD).The KFRE has been validated across a range of ethnicities ...MORE
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Treat the Individual, not the Average Patient
Dr KK Aggarwal, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The new trend is to strictly embrace evidence-based medicine (EBM) with the perception that the patients will do better and one can avoid legal consequences. In ...MORE
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The Use of Statins for Primary Prevention in Asian patients
Dr Himanab Jyoti Das, Guwahati, 29 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
The Use of Statins for Primary Prevention in Asian patients with Young-onset Diabetes and CKDDespite the proven effectiveness of lipid management, there are maj ...MORE
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Role of Donor-related Factors in Short-term Graft Outcomes
Dr Nabadwip Pathak, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Role of Donor-related Factors in Short-term Graft Outcomes in Deceased Donor Renal Transplantation in JIPMER-PuducherryDr Nabadwip Pathak, Dr Sreejith Parameswa ...MORE
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Antihypertensive Treatment and Nephroprotection:
Dr Pratim Sengupta, Kolkata, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Antihypertensive Treatment and Nephroprotection: Which Target to Achieve?In patients with diabetes, nephropathy, with or without an increased urinary protein ex ...MORE
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Biologicals for Cancer Affecting the Kidney
Col. Ranjith K Nair, New Delhi, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Oncology
Biological therapies in Oncology represent a rapidly expanding field with the introduction of newer molecules which target various receptors and enzymes involve ...MORE
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Comorbidities Affecting Outcomes of Diabetic CKD Patients
Dr AK Bhalla, New Delhi, 29 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Most CKD patients have comorbidities. Concordant comorbidities include diabetes, hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, stroke and sepsis. Diabetes accounts ...MORE
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Post-transplant Bleeding
Dr Hardik B Patel, Nadiad, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Endovascular management of bleeding complication has shown good result.Timely intervention in good hands is life-saving.Super selective intervention preserves k ...MORE
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Should ACEI be Used in Normotensive Diabetic to Prevent Nephropathy?
Dr Jai P Tiwari, Goa, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The clinical syndrome of diabetic nephropathy is characterized by a progressive rise in albuminuria and arterial BP with a relentless decline in glomerular filt ...MORE
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High-dose Intravenous Iron Therapy in HD Patients: Recent Evidence and Future Directions
Dr SK Bali, Jammu, 31 December 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Iron deficiency anemia is a common and clinically important concern in patients with CKD. In this patient population, chronic inflammation may lead to increased ...MORE
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Cool Dialysis: Is it a Cool Idea? We are Talking Hypertension NOT Hypotension
Dr Ilangovan Veerappan, Coimbatore, 31 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Individualizing the dialysate temperature improves the hemodynamic stability with reduced incidence of intra-dialytic hypertension and hypotension.This favorabl ...MORE
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Why Do We Need More Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies in Nephrology?
Dr Vivekanand Jha, New Delhi, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Patients with kidney disease need better management, which will occur through more and better clinical studies.Recognize the need for, and complementary nature ...MORE
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Transplant Renal Artery Stenosis
Dr Abhijit M Konnur, Nadiad, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Suspect transplant renal artery stenosis (TRAS) in graft <6 months, in elderly with peripheral artery disease, and deceased donor kidney.Pay attention to sur ...MORE
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AVF Stenosis
Dr Raghunandan Prasad, Lucknow, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology
Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the lifeline of ESRD patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD). It is the best available vascular access option.It has superior ...MORE
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Weight Gain After Transplant
Dr Ishan Parekh, Dr Hitesh Gulhane, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Dr Ishan Parekh, Dr Hitesh Gulhane, Dr Pawan Deore, Dr Menal Wali, Dr Neil Saldahna, Dr Hepal Vora, Dr Zaheer Virani, Dr Prashant Rajput, Dr Bharat Shah; M ...MORE
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Strategies of Harnessing the Social Media to Improve the Impact & Reach
Dr Arvind Conjeevaram, Bengaluru, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Strategies of Harnessing the Social Media to Improve the Impact & Reach of ISNCON 2017Dr Arvind Conjeevaram, Bengaluru; Dr Manish Rathi, Dr Raja Ramachandra ...MORE
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Luminex Technology in Transplantation
Dr Shyam B Bansal, Gurugram, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Luminex technology has revolutionized the clinical management of sensitized patients. Every testing laboratory must determine, based on the local performance of ...MORE
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Newer Drugs for Treatment of Diabetic Kidney Disease
Dr Manisha Sahay, Hyderabad, 31 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Diabetic kidney disease has a relentless progression. Despite use of ACEI/ARB, many patients continue to have persistent proteinuria (albuminuria) and progress ...MORE
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Fungal Infections in Renal Transplantation - Then and Now
Dr KL Gupta, Chandigarh, 31 December 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Transplant kidney recipients have increased graft survival with better immunosuppression. However, this is a double-edged sword. Graft survival leads to infecti ...MORE
430 Views
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Pathogenesis of Pre-eclampsia: Implications for Cardiovascular and Chronic Renal Disease
Dr S Ananth Karumanchi, California, 31 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Pre-eclampsia is associated with maternal endothelial dysfunction that is mediated by an imbalance in circulating angiogenic factors.Circulating angiogenic fact ...MORE
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Renal lesions in Cancer Patients
Dr D Bhowmik, New Delhi, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Oncology
Onco-nephrology is a new and evolving field of subspecialization.Prevalence of cancers with membranous nephropathy (MN) is ~6-22%. Malignancy is usually found w ...MORE
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Safer Use of OHA in Advanced CKD
Prof (Dr) D Mukherjee, Pune, 31 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Oral antidiabetic drugs should be used with extreme caution in advanced CKD.Insulin is a safer alternative.DPP-4 inhibitor like linagliptin, and repaglinide, ma ...MORE
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