Archive: August 16 – 23, 2010


Nephrology Grand Rounds — AUGUST 17

Join the Division of Nephrology as we present our monthly Grand Rounds lecture series. This month’s featured topic is:

Understanding Hyponatremia: Treating Beyond the Primary Diagnosis (Long)

by

Biff Palmer, MD
Director, Nephrology Fellowship Program
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Nephrology On-Demand will be providing a summary of the Grand Rounds and discussion. In addition, prerequisite reading material is provided by clicking here. We welcome your contributions to this interesting topic through the Comments section.

**Note: Only registered users can view the Summary and contribute to the online discussion. Click here if you wish to register.**



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– Access to email
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Puzzle of the Week RENAL FAILURE IN STEM CELL TRANSPLANTATION

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Questions

Across

  • 1. The acronym for the condition that occurs in up to 50% of stem cell transplant recipients
  • 2. The drug class of choice in the treatment of thrombotic microangiopathy
  • 3. True or False: There are more stem cell transplants performed each year than kidney transplants
  • 4. Chronic graft-versus-host disease is associated with this nephrologic syndrome
  • 5. Severe forms of thrombotic microangiopathy require this form of therapy
  • 6. The type of stem cell transplant whereby the transplanted cells are from the patient

Down

  • 7. an antithrombotic and fibrinolytic used in the management of venoocclusive disease
  • 8. This entity is indistinguishable from hepatorenal syndrome and is a major cause of renal failure in patients undergoing myeloablative stem cell transplantation
  • 9. The type of stem cell transplant whereby the cells are from a donor

Top Times

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Abstract Submissions — UPDATED AUGUST 16, 2010

Keep your eyes on Nephrology On-Demand for more information on the following meetings:

NKF Spring Clinical Meeting 2011 — Abstract Deadline December 3, 2010
North American Society for Dialysis and Transplantation 2010 — Abstract Deadline May 28, 2010
Southern Society for Clinical Investigation 2011 — Abstract deadline expected to be October 2010
ACP Medical Student Abstract Competition 2011 — deadline expected to be early-December 2010
ACP Resident and Fellows Abstract Competition 2011 — expected deadline not yet announced; check back in August 2010 for more information
ISN Abstract Competition 2011 — expected deadline not yet announced
American Transplant Congress 2011 — expected to be open in September 2010
International Society of Blood Purification — Abstract Deadline July August 30, 2010
Evidence 2010 — Abstract Deadline August 6, 2010


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