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ISNCON 2019 

Park Plaza Chandigarh Zirakpur,  21 November 2019 -24 November 2019


Conferences
Perinatal Screening for CAKUT
Prof (Dr) Sanjeev Gulati, New Delhi, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Accounts for one-third of all anomalies detected by routine fetal ultrasonography.Increasing evidence suggest that certain abnormalities predispose to the devel ...MORE
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Monogenic Hypertension
Dr Dilip Kirpalani, Mumbai, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Monogenic hypertension must be suspected in children or adolescents who present with hypertension.All monogenic forms of hypertension lead to volume expansion a ...MORE
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A Dialogue with Dr HS Kohli
Dr HS Kohli Org. Secretary, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
What are you looking forward to most in this year’s conference?This year is the Golden Jubilee Annual Congress of the Indian Society of Nephrology. So, th ...MORE
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Face-to-Face with Dr KL Gupta
Dr KL Gupta Org. Chairman, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
What does this year’s conference offer the delegates?We have an extensive and interesting spread of key sessions lined up for the delegates. The scientifi ...MORE
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Genetic Tools: Uses and Limitations
Dr Edwin Fernando, Chennai, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Typical human genome contains 3 billion DNA nucleotides.Twenty million of these and 20,000 genes may be altered without major consequences.Major challenge in ge ...MORE
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Choices of Inotropes: Choose First, Second and Third One
Dr Manish Rathi, Chandigarh, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Choice of AgentsType of shockFirst-lineSecond-lineThird-lineSeptic shockNorepinephrineVasopressinDopaminePhenylephrineCardiogenic shockNorepinephrineDobutamineM ...MORE
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Uses of Genetics in Clinching Glomerular Diseases
Dr Raja Ramachandran, Chandigarh, 28 November 2019
#Neurology
Mutations in podocyte-associated proteins - 30% OF SRNS, provide diagnosis for patient and family.It may uncover a form of SRNS that may be amenable to treatmen ...MORE
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Heat Stress and Kidney
Dr Vidya Venugopal, Chennai, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Heat stress and heavy manual workload in occupational settings are high-risk factors for adverse renal health.More than 90% workers in outdoors sectors and high ...MORE
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Fabry's Disease
Dr Abhilash Chandra, Lucknow, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Fabry’s disease is an X-linked lysosomal storage disorder caused by mutations in the GLA gene, leading to a deficiency in alpha-galactosidase A.Early iden ...MORE
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Antihypertensive Treatment and Nephroprotection? Which Target to Achieve
Dr Sree Bhushan Raju, Hyderabad, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Hypertension is a major independent risk factor for kidney disease and for faster renal function loss. Beyond hypertension, abnormal loss of proteins in the uri ...MORE
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How to Defend Medical Negligence Complaint (Argument 1)
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
The respondent has come to the Council /Commission with unclean hands: (i) Deliberate non-disclosure of relevant information (Suppresio Vary) and (ii) Deliberat ...MORE
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CDC Crossmatch
Dr Shruti Tapiawala, Mumbai, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Complement-dependent cytotoxicity (CDC) remains the mainstay of pretransplant screening for human leukocyte antigen (HLA) specific antibodies.Newer methods have ...MORE
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Treatment of Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Patients with CKD - Consensus and Controversies!
Dr Sanjay Mittal, Jalandhar, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
Iron supplementation is crucial for the treatment of anemia of CKD. Iron supplementation is administered either orally or intravenously. Although intravenous (I ...MORE
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EM and Other Stains - When and Where?
Dr Manoj Jain, Lucknow, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
The combination of light microscopy (LM), immunofluorescence (IF) microscopy and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) along with clinical details contributes ...MORE
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LASER Dissection Mass Spectrometry - When and Where?
Dr Mahesha Vankalakunti, Bengaluru, 28 November 2019
#Nephrology
The pathology and diagnosis of kidney disease is based on examination of the kidney biopsy material by light microscopy, immunofluorescence microscopy and elect ...MORE
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How to Choose Renal Replacement Therapy in a Critically Ill Patient
Dr Arghya Majumdar, Kolkata, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
In critically ill patients a mix of diffusion and convection may be ideal.Sustained low efficiency dialysis (SLED) may have better small solute clearance but no ...MORE
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Cystic Kidney Diseases: Which One should be Looked for?
Dr Manish Malik, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Nephrolithiasis is the leading genetic cause of ESRD in children, adolescents and young adults (first three decades).Extra-renal manifestations in 15-20% of cas ...MORE
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Kidney Transplant in Monoclonal Gammopathy
Dr Divya Bajpai, Mumbai, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Advance in therapies for myeloma allows for successful kidney transplantation recipients (KTR) in selected patients.Low-risk patients who achieve sustained mini ...MORE
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Medical Management of MGRS
Dr Om Kumar, Patna, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Monoclonal gammopathy of renal significance (MGRS) is caused by monoclonal immunoglobulin (MIg) secreted by B-cell clones.A kidney biopsy and establishment of t ...MORE
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Cystinosis
Dr Rajan Ravichandran, Chennai, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Cystinosis is a rare disease leading to accumulation of cysteine in lysosomes causing apoptotic cell death leading to organ dysfunction.Only in 2012, the Cystin ...MORE
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Diet, Fad and CKD
Dr Arpita R Chaudhury, Kolkata, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Current treatment of kidney disease is not completely satisfactory particularly when initiated in the late stages of renal progression.Diet modification which m ...MORE
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Fluid Management: How Much, When and What Fluid?
Dr Ajay Kher, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Normal saline can induce hyperchloremia and exacerbate metabolic acidosis.It may cause renal vasoconstriction and reduction of GFR.Do not use hydroxyethyl starc ...MORE
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Uses of Ultrasound in ICU
Dr Inderpaul Singh Sehgal, Chandigarh, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Point of care ultrasound is a useful modality in the management of critically ill patients.All vascular access should be under ultrasound guidance.Is diagnostic ...MORE
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Is There Any Need to Assess Adequacy of Dialysis?
Dr John T Daugirdas, Chicago, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
The Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) recommended target for adequacy for dialysis with 2/week schedules was to give a standard Kt/V of at leas ...MORE
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Medullary Cystic Kidney Disease
Dr Anupama Kaul, Lucknow, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Genetic study is recommended in patients with suspected ADTKD.Affected individuals should in general be treated according to established CKD guidelines.Children ...MORE
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ASN Alliance for Kidney Health in 2030
Dr Anupam Agarwal, Birmingham, US, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Five Proposed Pillars of Nephrology 2030First pillar: Nephrology will shift from a focus on kidney failure to a focus on kidney health by detecting, treating, s ...MORE
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Global Availability of Treatments for Kidney Failure
Dr Rajnish Mehrotra, USA, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
More people around the world have access to kidney replacement therapies than ever before, yet most people with kidney failure still die because of failure to a ...MORE
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Oral Liposomal Iron in Ckd: Where Does It Stand?
Lt Gen PP Varma and Dr Sunil Prakash, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
In Dialysis PopulationLiposomal iron was effective and raised hemoglobin in 63% of dialysis population over a 4 week period. Presence of diabetes mellitus or ra ...MORE
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Heavy Metals and Kidney
Dr Umesh Khanna, Mumbai, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Low-level exposure or environmental exposure of nephrotoxins is widespread and could be the cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD).Preexisting CKD patients are a ...MORE
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Systems Biology for Kidney Disease in Diabetes
Prof (Dr) Kumar Sharma, USA, 29 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Reduced mitochondrial function characterizes diabetic kidney disease (DKD) in mice and humans.Evidence of enhanced glycolysis in DKD and with high glucose in ki ...MORE
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Digital Dictatorship and Artificial Intelligence: Irrelevance of the Relevance
Dr Vivekanand Jha, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Governments using technologies to monitor citizens through tracking movements, habits and thoughts.Electronic platforms can engage the wider and more informed p ...MORE
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DSA Monitoring in Solid Organ Transplantation
Dr Uma Kanga, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Effective therapy of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is renal transplantation.Factors affecting transplant outcome are human leukocyte antigen (HLA) matching, se ...MORE
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Using ARNI - Safety Consideration for Patients of CKD
Dr Ashok Kirpalani, Mumbai, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
There has been a major revolution in the management of heart failure with the introduction of ARNI (Sacubitril + Valsartan) which is now established to have sig ...MORE
625 Views
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Salt and Hypertension: A Bacterial Affair
Dr Deodatta Chafekar, Nasik, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Hypertension is a major public health problem and the global burden of hypertension (HTN) is mounting day by day. Over the past century, salt has been the subje ...MORE
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How to Defend Medical Negligence Complaint (Argument 2)
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
The law does not require professionals to give guarantee and warranty with respect to the end results of their services. I never give any assurance or guarantee ...MORE
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New Pharmacological Strategies for Protecting Kidney Function in Type 2 Diabetes: What do the Trials Tell Us?
Dr Christoph Wanner, Wurzburg, 29 November 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
DPP-4 inhibitors lower HbA1c but have no impact on ACE and MACE. A few reduce urinary albumin secretion.SGLT2 inhibitors are organ protective (cardiovascular an ...MORE
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Combined Liver and Kidney Transplantation
Dr Sanjiv Jasuja, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Gastroenterology #Nephrology
The persistence of preoperative renal dysfunction following liver transplantation (LT) has been associated with inferior survival.Kidney waitlist survival is co ...MORE
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Promise of Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate in Hyperkalemia: Challenge to Solution
Dr Amit Gupta, Lucknow, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Hyperkalemia is a problem in all stages of chronic kidney disease.Associated with increased risks of death and cardiovascular disease.Unsatisfactory options at ...MORE
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Extracorporeal Therapy for Cardiac Failure
Dr Sishir Gang, Nadiad, 29 November 2019
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Ultrafiltration is selected for patients:o Hospitalized with decompensated heart failure.o Evidence of significant congestion.o Failed or inadequate response to ...MORE
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Recognizing Roxadustate-HIF-PH Inhibitor in CKD Anemia: Landmark Trials
Dr (Prof) NP Singh, Ghaziabad, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
There are several new erythropoiesis-stimulating agents that may in the near future potentially improve the management of anemia.The new agents will be administ ...MORE
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Oxalosis
Dr Ashwani Gupta, New Delhi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Primary hyperoxaluria is an inborn error of glyoxylate metabolism, over production of oxalate in liver, due to enzyme deficiency, inherited as autosomal recessi ...MORE
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Genetics in Tubulopathies
Dr Tushar Dighe, Chandigarh, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Considerable progress in molecular basis of several inherited renal tubule disorders has been made.Any infant with failure to thrive early-always think of renal ...MORE
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Acute Kidney Injury in Liver Transplant Recipient
Dr V Narayanan Unni, Kochi, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Renal dysfunction is very common in patients with liver disease before and after liver transplantation.Diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI) in liver disease i ...MORE
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Diagnosis and Management of HRS
Dr Virendra Singh, Chandigarh, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
Renal dysfunction is a common complication in patients with cirrhosis, ACLF, and ALF.New definition and overall a new classification for HRS that expands on the ...MORE
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Telemedicine for Remote Monitoring of Peritoneal Dialysis
Dr KS Nayak, Hyderabad, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology
We feel Telemedicine, the way we practice it is the next big advance in the field of peritoneal dialysis (PD) leading to enhanced patient quality-of-life (QoL), ...MORE
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Anti-Inflammatory Intervention: An Experimental Study for Russell's Viper Venom Induced Nephrotoxic Model
Dr Farhat Nasim and Mentor: Dr Pinaki Mukhopadhyay, Kolkata, 29 November 2019
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Viper envenomation can jeopardize renal physiology either directly through its nephrotoxic component or via inflammatory mediators or both. Snake venom induced ...MORE
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Fungal Infections and the Kidney
Dr KL Gupta, Chandigarh, 02 December 2019
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Achievement of ISNFrom 10 founding members and 300 in 1994 (25th ISNCON) to nearly 2000.Marked expansion in the dialysis and Tx facilities.Major growth in scien ...MORE
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Creatinine and Phosphorus Kinetics: A New Tool for the Nephrologist and Dietitian
Dr John T Daugirdas Chicago, Illinois, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Creatinine: Using standard modeling and only the predialysis serum creatinine, the creatinine generation rate, akin to normalized protein catabolic rate (nPCR), ...MORE
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How Do I Deal with Tunneled Catheter with Infection?
Dr Kamal Sud, NSW, 02 December 2019
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Fever in a patient with a tunneled catheter is due to catheter related bacteremia unless proven otherwise.Separate (but simultaneous) blood cultures from a peri ...MORE
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Pregnancy-associated Acute Kidney Injury
Dr Rushi Deshpande, Mumbai, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Acute kidney injury (AKI) in pregnancy is associated with both increased maternal and fetal mortality.Although the overall incidence of AKI in pregnancy in most ...MORE
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Dialysis vs. Conservative Care for the Elderly Patient with ESRD
Dr Ann M O Hare Seattle, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Dialysis is a life-extending treatment.Poor outcomes among US nursing home residents treated with dialysis.It is hard for US patients with advanced kidney disea ...MORE
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Navigating the Uncomfortable: Advanced Directives and Making End-of-life Decisions
Dr Vanessa Grubbs, USA, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Elderly dialysis patients get more intense care in the final month of life.The difficulties associated with this are; talking about prognosis and death, uncerta ...MORE
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Kidney Supportive Care: Indian Perspective
Dr Ravindra Prabhu A, Manipal, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
In India, around 450 minor palliative care clinics most out of hospital, 90% of them are only in Kerala.No palliative care center have designated renal palliati ...MORE
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Hypertension During Dialysis
Dr Vinod Kumar K, Kerala, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Intradialytic hypertension has a prevalence of 5-15%.It is associated with high risk of overall mortality and cardiovascular mortality.Volume overload and endot ...MORE
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T-cell Polarization in Snakebite-induced AKI
Dr Pinaki Mukhopadhyay and Raghwendra Mishra, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Introduction: Snakebite-induced acute kidney injury (SAKI), affecting about 10-30% of the envenomed patients, is the least studied AKI in which involvement of i ...MORE
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Salt Sensitivity - Cardiorenal Connection to Complication
Dr Munish Chauhan, Punjab, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Salt sensitivity of blood pressure (BP) refers to the BP responses for changes in dietary salt intake to produce meaningful BP increases or decreases. It is an ...MORE
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How to Defend Medical Negligence Complaint (Argument 3)
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
No medical treatment or surgical operation is risk free.As observed by Lord Denning in Roe and Woolley vs. The Ministry of Health and An Anaesthetist, (1954) 2 ...MORE
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Chronic Dialysis Catheter - Is that an Answer for All ESRD Patients?
Dr Hemant Mehta, Mumbai, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
For a patient on hemodialysis (HD) × 10 years with tunneled cuffed catheter (TCC); this is an unusual complication of TCC. One should not take TCCs lightl ...MORE
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Exercise-induced Acute Kidney Injury
Dr Pinaki Mukhopadhyaye, Kolkata, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Exercise-induced acute kidney injury (AKI) usually reflects massive rhabdomyolysis and Myoglobinuric acute renal failure due to marathon, mountain climbing, etc ...MORE
565 Views
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How I Manage Ultrafiltration Failure in PD Patients?
Dr Tarun K Jeloka, Pune, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Ultrafiltration failure (UFF) can be diagnosed in a patient with clinical evidence of hypervolemia or from charts showing poor UF. Poor UF may be because of non ...MORE
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How Do I Treat Carbapenem-resistant Infections Today?
Dr Anup R Warrier, Kochi, 02 December 2019
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Empirical therapy of CREOnly polymyxins ensure sufficient coverage for all resistance mechanisms of CRE; hence, the preferred empirical regimen.Fosfomycin and n ...MORE
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Vascular Access Failure in HD Patients
Dr J Balasubramaniam, Tamil Nadu, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Vascular access being unphysiological, access failure is common but a matter of critical priority:o Failure to mature (FTM)o Failure of mature arteriovenous fis ...MORE
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How I Manage HIV+ Patients Awaiting Transplant
Dr Shyam B Bansal, Gurgaon, 02 December 2019
#HIV AIDS #Nephrology
Pretransplant challenges in HIV-positive ESRD patients; Selection of patients, Combination antiretroviral treatment (ART), Immunosuppression.Post-transplant; HI ...MORE
622 Views
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How I Treat Hepatitis C Patient Awaiting Renal Transplantation
Dr Sandeep Mahajan, New Delhi, 02 December 2019
#Gastroenterology #Nephrology
Hepatitis C in dialysis patients is most common hepatotropic viral infection in HD patients.Prevalence of 12-45% in our HD units.Long term implications on dialy ...MORE
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Anemia and Iron Deficiency in Patients with CKD - Time for a Pivotal Change in Management Strategies
Dr Amit Mann, Rohtak, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Iron deficiency is an important clinical concern in chronic kidney disease (CKD), giving rise to iron deficiency anemia and various impaired cellular functions. ...MORE
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Cell-free DNA in Renal Transplantation
Prof Vivek Kute, Ahmedabad, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Donor-derived cell-free DNA (dd-cfDNA) may be used to assess allograft rejection and injury; levels ≥1% indicate a high probability of antibody-mediated reje ...MORE
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Infections Surveillance in Hemodialysis and Transplant Unit
Dr Upal Sengupta, Chandigarh, 02 December 2019
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Infection surveillance has proved effective in significantly reducing mortality.Significantly reduces health care expenditure.No structural system.We should sta ...MORE
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Palliative Care of Patients Undergoing Long-term Dialysis
Dr Rajnish Mehrotra, USA, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Palliative care is appropriate for many patients treated with long-term dialysis and the goal is to provide goal-congruent care.While many symptoms of kidney fa ...MORE
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Extracorporeal Therapy in Chronic Liver Disease
Dr Sajith Narayanan, Calicut, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Both renal replacement and extracorporeal albumin/cell based treatment can be used for support in liver failure. In patients with chronic liver disease support ...MORE
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Calcium-based Phosphate Binder is Outdated in Current Era
Dr Brig A Jairam, Kolkata, 02 December 2019
#Nephrology
Concerns of higher cardiovascular and all-cause mortality using calcium-based phosphate binders are based on studies that have methodological flaws. There is lo ...MORE
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Hypertension in CKD patients
eMediNexus, 21 April 2020
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Hypertension is commonly seen in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD)The mechanism of hypertension in CKD include volume overload, sympathetic overactivit ...MORE
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