A simple and thorough review of peritoneal dialysis for the practicing internist. ************************************** Estimated Time to View: 40-50 minutes Title: Peritoneal Dialysis for the Internist Author: Hsiao Lai, MD Author Type: Faculty Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2013, Volume 4, Number 5 Disclaimers: None Resource Type: Video Recommend to a Colleague/Friend: Roll Over Review this teaching resource: […]

A review of a very common inherited disorder including reference to potential new therapies. ************************************** Estimated Time to View: 40-50 minutes Title: Internists Guide to Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease Author: Judy Brangman, MD Author Type: Resident Citation: Nephrology On-Demand 2012, Volume 3, Number 25 Disclaimers: None Resource Type: Video Recommend to a Colleague/Friend: Roll […]

An excellent review of the role of the non-nephrologist in preparing patients for dialysis and transplantation, with special attention to the measurement of renal function impairment, methods to delay progression of renal failure, a review of the stages of chronic kidney disease, and stage-specific challenges for the physician.

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.

The urinalysis is a commonly performed office test that provides valuable information about the health and function of the kidneys. This article reviews the correct interpretation of the most common tests found in the urinalysis.

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