Yearly Archives: 2013

JNC8 is Finally Here

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

Nephrology Board Review – Membranous Nephropathy Answers

  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

Loin Pain Hematuria Syndrome

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

Thrombotic Microangiopathies

Thrombotic microangiopathies (or TMA for the cool kids or the occasional phonetically-challenged fellows like myself) have always been a little tricky so I decided to do a quick review today to help clear things up a bit. First I’ll start

FDA Tells 23AndMe to Halt Marketing

  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

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