• This is a 2 part blog post by #NephJC cofounder, hypertension guru and longtime AJKD contributor Swapnil Hiremath. In Part 1, he outlines the quandaries of blood pressure management in hemodialysis, the paucity and quality [...]
  • It’s almost March, and you all know what that means…it’s almost time for NephMadness 2022! This year the tournament will officially begin on Tuesday, March 1, 2022. If you want to organize a [...]
  • It has been said—and can’t be stated enough—that the arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the lifeline for a patient on chronic hemodialysis.  This vessel connecting the patient to the machine must not only provide [...]
  • Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it [...]
  • Happy New Year from AJKD! We are excited to share the top ten AJKDBlog posts of 2021 below. Enjoy the list, and congratulations to all the contributors! 1. Pharmacotherapy for the Nephrologist: From Anticoagulants to [...]
  • Tubule or Not Tubule?

    December 22, 2021

    It is widely accepted that estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and urine albumin creatinine ratio have been used as measures in chronic kidney disease (CKD) staging and prognosis. These measures reflect the health of [...]

January 2022

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