Archive: February 24 – March 3, 2011




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. None for this issue



TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. AASK Trial – Phase 2 results and analysis
    A look at the recently released data behind Phase 2 of the AASK trial and brief commentary. [click here]

  2. Infective Endocarditis in the ESRD patient
    Taken from the perspective of a cardiothoracic surgeon, this presentation highlights the challenges that face surgeons in the treatment of IE in the ESRD population. [click here]

  3. CREATE, CHOIR, and TREAT — Anemia management in CKD/ESRD patients
    A brief overview of the last 3 RCT’s looking at this controversial topic in dialysis-patient care. [click here]

  4. Guest Lecture Series – Part 2 of 2: Glomerular Diseases – In-Depth
    Dr. Gerald Appel discusses data and updates in a number of glomerular diseases [click here]

  5. Ferumoxytol Billing Guidelines
    Appropriate billing guidelines for the use of ferumoxytol injection in the treatment of iron-deficiency anemia in CKD patients.. [click here]

  6. The Internists Guide to Renal Replacement Therapies
    A detailed review about all renal replacement modalities, including renal transplantation. [click here]



WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. Over 100 120 histopathologic specimens now online
    Light microscopic, immunofluorescence, and electron microscopic digital images, with explanations, are now available for your study. [click here]

  2. New entries made into the NOD Calendar
    Last updated on February 20, 2011. [click here]

SELF-ASSESSMENT TOOLS

  1. Infective Endocarditis in the CKD/ESRD patient [click here]

  2. The Internists Guide to Renal Replacement Therapies [click here]


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