Archive: December 11 – 19, 2011




ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. NOD + is now available

    Nephrology On-Demand + is now available. We will be hosting Google+ video chats w/ any medical resident or renal fellow who has questions about 1) career options, 2) patient care, or 3) scholarly pursuits. Add us to your circle of friends and we’ll do the same. Then, join us on a Hangout (dates to be announced) to discuss these topics with experienced nephrology faculty.
    [Add us to your Circle]






TEACHING RESOURCES

  1. Congenital Nephrotic Syndromes

    A thorough review of the etiologies and treatment guidelines for congenital nephrotic syndromes.
    [click here]


  2. Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
    Malaria and Sickle Cell Disease: Evolutionary links between Pathophysiology and Treatment

    [click here]

  3. Statin use for renoprotection against contrast-induced nephropathy – the ARMYDA-CIN trial

    An interesting investigation that assesses the beneficial effects of high-dose atorvastatin in preventing contrast-induced nephropathy in patients receiving non-urgent cardiac catheterization.
    [click here]


  4. suPAR and Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS)

    An in-depth look at recent advances on suPAR as a biochemical, and possible pathogenetic marker, for focal segmental glomerulosclerosis.
    [click here]



WEBSITE UPDATES

  1. NOD Tablet now in beta-testing phase

    Using an industry standard user interface, NOD can now be used on the most popular tablet devices. A cleaner design and easier navigational experience, NOD Tabletbeta provides users access to NOD resources efficiently. Take a test drive by visiting NOD Tabletbeta through your tablet device.
    [click here to use NOD Tabletbeta]


  2. 10-minute Rounds launch date announced

    The official launch date for 10-minute Rounds will be January 2012.


SPECIAL

  1. Histopathology Mystery Case # 19
    [go directly to the case] [view all mystery cases]

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