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More Frequent Haemodialysis Improved Outcomes: The Wish Comes True at Home

More Frequent Haemodialysis Improved Outcomes: The Wish Comes True at Home

July 18, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

This satellite symposium took place on 4th June 2017, as part of the 54th European Renal Association–European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) congress in Madrid, Spain Chairpersons: Maria Auxiliadora Bajo,1 Natalie Borman2 Speakers: Sunita Nair,3 Eric Goffin,4 Matthew Herbert,5 Kay Herbert5 1. Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain 2. Wessex RenalRead More

New Biocompatible HDF Membrane to Enable Maximum Substitution for Sensitive Patients

New Biocompatible HDF Membrane to Enable Maximum Substitution for Sensitive Patients

July 18, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 5th June 2017, as part of the 54th European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA–EDTA) Congress in Madrid, Spain Chairperson: Rafael Selgas1 Speakers: Francisco Maduell,2 Tadashi Tomo3 1. Nephrology Department, Hospital General Universitario La Paz, Madrid, Spain 2. Nephrology Department, Hospital ClÍnic, Barcelona, SpainRead More

Editor’s Pick: Acute Kidney Injury in Tropical Countries

Editor’s Pick: Acute Kidney Injury in Tropical Countries

July 18, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

This particularly comprehensive and realistic review of the epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of AKI in a tropical country like India is highly recommended reading. Prof Norbert Lameire *Jeyachandran Dhanapriya, Thanigachalam Dineshkumar, Ramanathan Sakthirajan, Natarajan Gopalakrishnan Institute of Nephrology, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai, India *Correspondence toRead More

Vitamin D After Kidney Transplantation: Metabolism and Clinical Importance

Vitamin D After Kidney Transplantation: Metabolism and Clinical Importance

July 18, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Jean J. Filipov,1,2 Emil P. Dimitrov1,2 1. Department of Nephrology and Transplantation, University Hospital Alexandrovska, Sofia, Bulgaria 2. Clinical Center of Nephrology, Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria *Correspondence to jeanphillipov@yahoo.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 21.02.17 Accepted: 11.05.17 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2017;5[1]:75-82. Abstract Vitamin D (VD)Read More

Intra-Abdominal Candidiasis

Intra-Abdominal Candidiasis

July 18, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Afzal Azim,1 Armin Ahmed,2 Arvind Kumar Baronia,1 Rungmei S. K. Marak,3 Nabeel Muzzafar2 1. Department of Critical Care Medicine, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India 2. Department of Critical Care, King George Medical University, Lucknow, India 3. Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow,Read More

Acute Kidney Injury in the Critically Ill Still Remains a Challenge

Acute Kidney Injury in the Critically Ill Still Remains a Challenge

July 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Karin Janssen van Doorn Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products, Brussels, Belgium *Correspondence to k.janssenvandoorn@gmail.com Disclosure: The author has declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 20.12.16 Accepted: 11.04.17 Citation: EMJ Nephrol. 2017;5[1]:93-101. Abstract Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of critical illness and is associated with highRead More

New Therapies Targeting Cystogenesis in Autosomal Polycystic Kidney Disease

New Therapies Targeting Cystogenesis in Autosomal Polycystic Kidney Disease

July 18, 2017 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Maurizio Salvadori,1 Aris Tsalouchos1 1. Renal Unit, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy 2. Division of Nephrology, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy *Correspondence to maurizio.salvadori1@gmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge Dr Stefanos Tsalouchos for his assistance and for drawing Figure 1. Received: 24.02.17Read More

Ophthalmology Cystinosis Forum Morning Session

Ophthalmology Cystinosis Forum Morning Session

February 14, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 5th December 2016 in Vienna, Austria Chairpersons: Rachel J. Bishop,1 Katharina Hohenfellner,2 Hong Liang3 Speakers: Alexey Tsygin,4 Roser Torra5 1. National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Washington DC, USA 2. LÄ Kindernephrologie, Klinikum Traunstein, Traunstein, Germany 3. Service III de l’hôpital des Quinze-Vingts, EquipeRead More

Ophthalmology Cystinosis Forum Afternoon Session

Ophthalmology Cystinosis Forum Afternoon Session

February 14, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 5th December 2016 in Vienna, Austria Chairpersons: Rachel J. Bishop,1 Katharina Hohenfellner,2 Hong Liang3 Speakers: Inês Leal,4 Giancarlo Iarossi,5 Susmito Biswas,6 Carla Ferreira,7 Eleonora Maria Soler Pava8 1. National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Washington DC, USA 2. LÄ Kindernephrologie, Klinikum Traunstein, Traunstein, GermanyRead More

Protecting Heart, Vessels, and Bone: New Ways to Control Phosphorus

Protecting Heart, Vessels, and Bone: New Ways to Control Phosphorus

July 5, 2016 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 22th May 2016 as part of the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Congress 2016 in Vienna, Austria Chairperson: Markus Ketteler1 Co-chairperson: Alexander Rosenkranz2 Speakers: Laurent Juillard,3 Philip Kalra4 1. Department of Nephrology, Klinikum Coburg, Coburg, Germany 2. Division of Nephrology,Read More