Popular Nephrology Topics

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Patient Information

Here you can find links to patient information to some common renal issues including low sodium diet, avoiding high potassium foods, and disease information. More »


Initial Evaluation of Hyponatremia

Today I want to quickly touch on the initial evaluation for hyponatremia. I’ll leave the full discuss to someone much smarter than me and with more time to spare. There are several approaches to evaluating and working up hyponatremia but

Acid Base Practice Questions…and Answers

Study in PBL want some more practice Acid/Base questions, so here you go. Practice Questions: Lagniappe Answers:Lagniappe-key   -Adrian Baudy

There’s A New Binder On the Block: FDA Approves Patiromer

BETHESDA, MD — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new oral option for reversing hyperkalemia, patiromer. Patiromer is an oral suspension (Veltassa, Relypsa) that has just come out of the phase-2 AMETHYST-DN study, which  showed that

Quick & Dirty Dialysis How-To For New Fellows

Here is a quick powerpoint on how to write dialysis for the new fellows that are starting call this week by Dr. Fred Teran.

Monoclonal Gammopathy of Renal Significance (MGRS)

This is a quick powerpoint/google slide of a MGRS presentation I did on last week for grand rounds. It probably isn’t super effective without the audio so I may convert it to full out post once I get some time.

Nailed It! – Nail Abnormalities and CKD

After some discussion from the NEJM’s Image Challenge from several weeks ago. I decided to very quickly discuss the difference between Terry’s nails, Lidnsay’s nails, and Meurcke’s bands. The lunula (latin for “little moon”) is the hypopigmented semi-circle located at

Nice job!
You now have 30 beans.
Use them wisely, my friend.

Konami Easter Egg by Adrian3.com