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Glomerular Diseases and Complement Activation

A recent Core Curriculum by Noris and Remuzzi is on the timely topic of activation of the complement system in glomerular disease. This focuses on our evolving understanding of atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS), membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN), and C3 glomerulopathy. 512 more words

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MDRD versus CKD-EPI: Do We Have a Winner?

The estimation of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) has relied upon the use of mathematical equations primarily based upon the measurement of serum creatinine and other parameters such as age, body weight, gender, and ethnicity. 932 more words

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Kidney Biopsy and Bleeding Complications, Part 2

In the second of two parts, Dr. Gordon (CG), from Boston University Medical Center, continues to discuss his recent meta-analysis on bleeding complications when performing a kidney biopsy with Dr. 647 more words

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Kidney Biopsy and Bleeding Complications, Part 1

In a recent article published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Corapi et al present a meta-analysis of bleeding complications when performing a kidney biopsy. 442 more words

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Understanding Kidney Disease Trajectory

In a recent article published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Schell and colleagues identify 6 themes that describe how the kidney disease trajectory is discussed by physicians and understood by elderly patients with advanced chronic kidney disease. 595 more words

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