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Nature Nephrology Reviews

UKidney Articles 

Urine Sediment Examination AJKD 2018

ESKD

  1. Calciphylaxis NEJM 2018
  2. Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Kidney Disease CJASN 2018

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)

  1. CRRT for AKI NEJM 2012

Diuretics

  1. Diuretic Resistance AJKD 2017
  2. Diuretics Heart Failure Review NEJM 2017

Hypertension/Diabetes

  1. Hypertension Review NEJM 2018
  2. Renoprotective Effects of SGLT2 Inhibitors  KI 2018

Glomerular Disease

  1. HIV & Kidney Diseases Review NEJM 2017
  2. FSGS Review CJASN 2017
  3. Minimal Change Disease Review  JASN 2013

Tubulointerstitial Disease

  1. Contrast Induced Nephropathy Nature Review 2017
  2. Crystal Nephropathies Nature Review 2017
  3. Osmotic Tubular Injury AJKD 2017

Electrolytes & Acid-Base Disorders

  1. Alcohol Use Electrolyte Disturbances NEJM 2017
  2. Toxic Alcohols Review NEJM 2017
  3. Chloride Depletion Alkalosis JASN 2012
  4. Mechanisms in Hyperkalemic RTA JASN 2009
  5. Mechanisms of Hypokalemia in Magnesium Deficiency JASN 2007

Monoclonal Gammopathies

  1. Acute Kidney Injury in Multiple Myeloma Nature Review 2012
  2. Monoclonal Immunoglobulin Associated Kidney Diseases JASN 2018

CKD Mineral Bone Disease

  1. Roles of Phosphate and FGF23 in CVD Nature Review 2014

Acute Kidney Injury:

1. Diagnosis: Urinalysis; Fractional Excretion of Sodium Exceptions; Urinary eosinophils

2. Pathophysiology of AKI

3. Risk Factors for AKI: Pre-existing CKD; CHF: high CVP, not low CI; Risk calculator for CIN

4. Prevention of AKI: ESICM Working Group; Avoid fluid overload; Avoid colloids; Use of diuretics; Contrast nephropathy (POSEIDON)

5. Treatment: Intensity of Dialysis: VA ATN Trial, RENAL ; Modality- intermittent vs. continuous; Timing of initiation- AKIKI, ELAINE

6. Long-term Outcomes: CKD & Mortality