Commentaries are short perspectives by experts on AJKD articles or nephrology news.

Pulmonary Hypertension in CKD

July 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

A recent AJKD In Practice article by Walther et al outlines the approach to diagnosing and managing pulmonary hypertension (PH) in CKD. A summary is presented here by NSMC Intern, Sai Sudha @drM_sudha. It is well-known that chronic kidney disease [read more...]

Coffee Consumption and Kidney Function

June 4, 2020 // 0 Comments

Data from epidemiological studies suggest coffee consumption may be associated with kidney (and other) outcomes, specifically a higher eGFR or less CKD. This is speculated to be due to anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, and anti-fibrotic effects of [read more...]