Archive: June 16 – 23, 2011


  1. Nephrology On-Demand will be presenting at the 6th Annual Internet Congress in Nephrology
    The Congress is a unique scientific meeting in the Nephrology community. It is one of last free conferences, and the first to take place entirely on the Internet. The official dates are November 15 – 30, but you can attend anytime, from anywhere.
    The editors of NOD will be presenting: Nephrology information on video websites: a survey of YouTube [click here]
  2. Crossword Puzzles now available
    NOD Crosswords are now organized for you. Crosswords are categorized into six (6) categories and each puzzle comes with its own, dedicated, video resource for further learning. Visit NOD Crosswords by selecting CATEGORY on the menu bar at the bottom of your screen. [Click here]
  3. The Editors of Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology need YOUR HELP
    We are in the process of upgrading our Histopathology section and need your feedback. Make your voice heard and help shape how we improve NOD Histopathology in the coming months!

    [Take the survey] [Visit NOD Histopathology]


  1. Three (3) new threads in the Discussion Board
    Join the virtual discussion by participating in any one of the 3 new threads:

    • How would you treat this lupus nephritis patient? [click here]
    • The anti-proteiuric effects of anti-hypertensive medications [click here]
    • Lasix + albumin: a diuresis or natriuresis? [click here]

    Share your thoughts, questions, and recommendations. The Board is open to all users (registered, unregistered, or anonymous). ECY Faculty will moderate each thread.

  2. 2011 Guest Lecture Series: The Cardiorenal Syndrome
    An in-depth analysis of the Cardiorenal syndrome as well as a discussion of new therapies on the horizon. [Click here]
  3. Raloxifene to prevent osteoporosis in ESRD patients
    A collection of clinical trials addressing the potential benefits of raloxifene in the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporosis in end-stage renal disease patients. [Click here]
  4. Four (4) new nephropathologic diagnoses available on Nephrology On-Demand Histopathology [click here]

    • IgA Nephropathy
    • Tumor Necrosis
    • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD)
    • Acute Cellular Rejection


  1. 10-minute RoundsBETA
    High-definition teaching resources designed specifically for medical students and internal medicine residents. [view]
  2. NOD subscribes to the Creative Commons License
    All resources on NOD are now available for your use. Whether you’re drafting a presentation, abstract, or want to use data on NOD, our Creative Commons license allows you to use any material you see here for didactic purposes.
  3. NOD is now part of the Budapest Open Access Initiative
    The Initiative’s goal: to provide completely free and unrestricted access to [teaching resources] by all scientists, scholars, teachers, students, and other curious minds. NOD maintains its commitment to provide nephrology and hypertension-related resources to all users (including you) without any financial or technological restrictions.


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