Commentary

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

Telemedicine in Nephrology

September 28, 2020 // 0 Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic presented unique challenges to both patients trying to obtain medical care and physicians providing the care. During this unprecedented time, telemedicine gave many patients a safe and convenient option to access medical [read more...]

Hyponatremia, Brave New World

September 9, 2020 // 0 Comments

Introduction I used to think that if I studied physiology enough. If I developed a sophisticated model of how the body works, I could use it to recognize and respond to disease by choosing therapies that “made sense” to fix the patient. But a [read more...]

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...]