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#SCM16: Vancomycin-Induced AKI

April 30, 2016 // 1 Comment

Drs. Ndidiamaka Obadan and Juan Carlos Velez (NO & JCV), from the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, South Carolina), discuss their abstract for the National Kidney Foundation’s 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM16), Accelerated [read more...]

#SCM16: Atrial Fibrillation and AKI

April 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dr. Swati Mehta (SM), from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York, New York), discusses her abstract for the National Kidney Foundation’s 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM16), Incidence of Dialysis Requiring Acute Kidney Injury in [read more...]

#SCM16: And the Winners Are…

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The poster competition winners at the #SCM16 were announced last night. Research topics ranged from acute kidney injury to hemodialysis and transplantation. Award ribbons and cash prizes were presented to the following top poster presenters: Robert [read more...]

#SCM16: The Plenary Session (Pt. 3)

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

The #SCM16 Keynote talk was delivered by endocrine surgeon, author, and personal hero of mine, Atul Gawande. His talk mostly took anecdotes from his book, Being Mortal. (See a  discussion and review of the book at NephJC.) Before getting into [read more...]

#SCM16: Hepatitis C and Dialysis

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dr. Jason Lake (JL), from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia, discusses his abstract for the National Kidney Foundation’s 2016 Spring Clinical Meetings (SCM16), Improving Infection Control in Hemodialysis Centers [read more...]

#SCM16: The Plenary Session (Pt. 2)

April 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Dr. Jeffrey Berns, President of the NKF, addressed that SCM attendees between the Shaul Massry lecture and the Keynote. His talk was on patient preferences and incorporating that into the care we provide. Dr. Berns started his talk by showing the [read more...]