Top Ten AJKDBlog Posts of 2022

Happy New Year from AJKD!

We are excited to share the top ten AJKDBlog posts of 2022 below. Enjoy the list, and congratulations to all the contributors!

1. SGLT2 Inhibitors and Adverse Events: A Closer Look by Baani Singh and Edgar V. Lerma

2. Hypertonic Saline for Hyponatremia: An Interview by Timothy Yau with Helbert Rondon-Berrios and Richard H. Sterns

Table 2 from Rondon-Berrios and Sterns, AJKD © National Kidney Foundation

3. Is Metformin Now in Our Armamentarium for Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)? by Orhan Efe and Jeff M. Sands

Mechanism of metformin-uinduced reduction in cyst burden. AMPK activation by metformin inhibits CFTR and mTOR pathways leading to decreased cystic fluid accumulation and cyst cell proliferation. Created with

4. Terlipressin, CONFIRM, and the Future of Hepatorenal Syndrome: An Interview by Timothy Yau with Juan Carlos Velez and Justin Belcher

5. Blood Pressure Measurement in Dialysis: There’s No Place Like Home (Part 1) by Swapnil Hiremath

Figure 1 from Pattrapornpisut et al, AJKD © National Kidney Foundation

6. Pregnancy and CKD: Making it Possible, and the Legacy of Dr Susan Hou by Alicja Rydzewska-Rosołowska

Figure 1 from Oliverio et al, AJKD © National Kidney Foundation 

7. Can We Predict the Risk of CKD Progression Based on Routinely Available Laboratory Tests? by Sherida Edding and Edgar V. Lerma

8. What HIF? Leaving More Questions Than Answers by Sai Sudha Mannemuddhu 

9. Can We Reuse Transplanted Kidneys for Another Recipient? by Mohamed M. Ibrahim and Andrew Malone

Figure 2 from Hamroun et al, AJKD © National Kidney Foundation

10. Don’t “Curb your Enthusiasm” Anymore: The Endovascular AVF is “Pretty, Pretty, Pretty, Pretty Good” by William L. Whittier


BONUS Honorable Mentions:


*Note: The Top Ten posts only include posts that published Nov 2021-Oct 2022 and do not include NephMadness posts.



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