Category Archives: AKI

Differential Diagnosis of AKI in Liver Disease

I recently received a consult for a liver patient with Hep B and Hep C with cirrhosis that developed worsening ascites and oliguric AKI I ask the resident if the usual initial evaluation was done and she was unaware of

Neph Madness is here!

Time for all renal fellows, residents, interns, students (and lovers of the red beans) to fill out your brackets for nephmadness. Its fun as it’s March and you’ll have your other brackets out. Also you should learn something along the

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

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

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