Antibiotic prophylaxis against endocarditis in dialysis patients undergoing dental procedures: ADA Recommendations
March 10, 2011 | Leave a Comment
Recommendations about antibiotic prophylaxis in dialysis patients undergoing dental procedures by the American Dental Association (ADA).
Overview of the surgical challenges involved in the treatment of infective endocarditis. Specific attention is paid to infective endocarditic hemodialysis patients.
February 14, 2011 | Leave a Comment
A comprehensive review of standard renal replacement therapies for ESRD patients. This presentation focuses on hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, and kidney transplantation. Focus is also paid to the common immunosuppressive agents used in transplantation. In addition, histopathologic specimens are shown of allograft kidneys to enhance the learning experience.
January 7, 2011 | Leave a Comment
One of the most controversial topics in Nephrology is how frequently hemodialysis treatments should be administered. A number of uncontrolled trials have raised the possibility of improved outcomes with greater dialysis frequency. This review discusses three (3) randomized trials that have had an impact in shaping our understanding of dialysis frequency.
A classic clinicopathologic report of the dialysis disequilibrium syndrome.