Great presentation on management of dialysis catheter related infections by Dr. Ibie.
After much adieu, JNC8 has finally been released and here are some of the new reccommendations: In patients 60 years or over, start treatment in blood pressures >150 mm Hg systolic or >90 mm Hg diastolic and treat to under
1.) How many histologic stages of Membranous Nephropathy are there? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5 Discussion: Four stages. Great LM and EM can be found here (AKJD Atlas). Stage I: Subepithelial deposits with little change to GBM, but
Here is a great review of Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome from one of our fellows, Saqib Syed. Bullet Points Mostly women Diagnosis of Exclusion (rule out infection, glomerular disease, stones, tumor, cyst, cystitis, AV malformation, hemangioma, ureteral pathology, coagulopathy, and
The Mountain View based 23AndMe, a personal genome service (PGS) that offers genome sequencing was ordered to stop marketing its service. The FDA report stated that 23AndMe did not demonstrate that they had “analytically or clinically validated the PGS for
At the moment we don’t have clinically available serologic markers of disease activity for membranous nephropathy (PLA2R is in the pipeline) so we have to rely on clinical factors to predict prognosis. Above is a chart that list the factors