Monthly Archives: November 2013

Nephrology Board Review – Membranous Nephropathy

1.) How many histologic stages of Membranous Nephropathy are there? A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 5   2.) The stages correlate with the clinical manifestations of MN. A. True B. False   3.) Which of the following are

Factors Associated with Worse Renal Survival in Membranous Nephropathy

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 lists the factors

Treatment of Catheter related Atrial Thrombus in dialysis patients.

CKD and Dietary Recommendations

Typical Dietary Recommendations for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Protein: 0.6-0.8 g/kg/day Sodium: <2 g/day (<6 g/day of salt) Potassium: 40-70 mEq/day Phosphate: 600-800 mg/day Calcium: 1400-1600 mg/day (not to exceed 2000 mg/day) Free water (in excess of urine output): 1-1.5

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

Konami Easter Egg by