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Immunity, microbiota and kidney disease

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Nature Reviews Nephrology - This Review describes the reciprocal interactions between the immune system and the intestinal microbiota, focusing on components of the immune system that drive chronic...

Cancer Screening in Patients Undergoing Maintenance Dialysis: Who, What, and When

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American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Cancer screening guidelines were developed for the general population with the aim of improving health outcomes through early detection. However, these screening recommendations are...

Hypercalcemia in a Patient With Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis

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American Journal of Kidney Diseases - A 48-year-old man presented to the rheumatology outpatient department with arthralgia and tinnitus, with a tentative diagnosis of otitis media. He reported difficulty walking...

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2020 Robert G. Narins Award Recipient: Ashita Tolwani, MD, MS

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YouTube - The Robert G. Narins Award honors individuals who have made substantial and meritorious contributions in education and teaching. This award is named for...

American Society of Nephrology - The origin of most of the phosphate removed during hemodialysis has been uncertain. In this pilot study, the authors used phosphorus (31P) magnetic resonance...

  • The origin of most of the phosphate removed during #hemodialysis has been uncertain. Phosphorus MR spectroscopy examination of ESKD patients during dialysis revealed that inorganic phosphate is at least partially released from the intracellular compartment https://t.co/kSu2IIdPXS https://t.co/kSu2IIdPXS

Pilot Study of Return of Genetic Results to Patients in Adult Nephrology

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American Society of Nephrology - Background and objectives Actionable genetic findings have implications for care of patients with kidney disease, and genetic testing is an emerging tool in nephrology...

Alternative Payment Models and Opportunities to Address Disparities in Kidney Disease

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American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Health and health care disparities are pervasive across the spectrum of kidney disease.1 Kidney failure disproportionately affects Black and Hispanic persons, those with low...

Management and Treatment of Lupus Nephritis

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AJKD Blog - A recent AJKD Core Curriculum by Parikh et al provides a review of the current understanding of lupus nephritis epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment. AJKD’s Social...

Using and producing publicly available genomic data to accelerate disc

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Nature - To advance kidney discovery, our community is driven to maximize the utility of genomic data that we all generate. We can best accomplish this...

American Society of Nephrology - Background and objectives Black patients referred for kidney transplantation have surpassed many obstacles but likely face continued racial disparities before transplant. The mechanisms that...