Recap of eAJKD’s coverage of the NKF 2012 Spring Clinical Meetings

Missed anything at this year’s National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings? Check out eAJKD’s coverage of the meeting below and @eAJKD on Twitter!

Topic Themes from eAJKD’s coverage:

(*)= video/audio interview

Critical Care Nephrology

Therapeutics in Post Surgical AKI
Biomarkers for AKI after Major Surgery
Epidemiology of Post operative Acute Kidney Injury
Fluids and Vasopressors in Critical Care Nephrology
De Novo Dipstick Proteinuria (DP) as Predictor of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Critically Ill Septic Patients (*)


Outcome of Second Kidney Allograft Transplants vs. Primary Transplant from Paired Donors (*)
Obesity As A Barrier To Living Kidney Donation – A Center Based Analysis (*)

Glomerular Diseases

Updates in Glomerular Diseases – Lupus Nephritis
Miracles in nephrology still happen (also see interview*)
Role of plasma exchange in ANCA-associated vasculitis
Role of cyclophosphamide in ANCA-associated vasculitis
Role of B cell therapy in ANCA-associated vasculitis

Public Policy and Dialysis

Disease Management Program ESRD Patients Have Lower Overall Medical Costs (*)

Use of Talking Control Support Therapy in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients Results in Higher Patient Satisfaction Survey Response and Implementation of a “Getting Better” Health Awareness Patient Education Initiative; Using Talking Control Support Therapy in Chronic Hemodialysis Results in Improved or Stabilized Laboratory Values (*)

Long Term Outcomes with PD: Similar or Inferior to HD
Presidential Address: The person and the policy
Poster Session Winners

Bone Disease

PTH and FGF-23
Clinical Assessment of Bone Mineral Status

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