The 2012 NKF Spring Clinical Meetings from National Harbor, MD
May 10-13, 2012

Note: This year’s blog and live tweeting was done in conjunction with eAJKD. NOD’s Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Tejas Desai, brought live coverage of the meetings to the NOD and eAJKD users.

(***) denotes video/audio interview


  1. Replay of live updates from the meeting
  2. Critical Care Nephrology
  3. Glomerular Diseases
  4. Public Policy, Dialysis, and Poster Sessions
  5. Bone Mineral Disease

Critical Care Nephrology
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  1. Therapeutics in post-surgical AKI
  2. Biomarkers for AKI after major surgery
  3. Epidemiology of post-operative AKI
  4. Fluids and Vasopressors
  5. ***De Novo Dipstick Proteinuria (DP) as Predictor of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) in Critically Ill Septic Patients

Glomerular Diseases
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  1. Updates in Lupus Nephritis
  2. Role of plasma exchange in ANCA-associated vasculitis
  3. Role of cyclophosphamide in ANCA-associated vasculitis
  4. Role of B-cell Therapy in ANCA-associated vasculitis

Public Policy, Dialysis, and Poster Sessions
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  1. ***Disease Management Program ESRD Patients Have Lower Overall Medical Costs
  2. ***Use of Talking Control Support Therapy in Chronic Hemodialysis Patients Results in Higher Patient Satisfaction Survey Response and Implementation of a “Getting Better” Health Awareness Patient Education Initiative; Using Talking Control Support Therapy in Chronic Hemodialysis Results in Improved or Stabilized Laboratory Values
  3. Presidential Address: The person and the policy
  4. Miracles in Nephrology still happen

Bone Mineral Disease
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  1. PTH and FGF-23
  2. Clinical Assessment of Bone Mineral Status



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