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Test Your Knowledge: Bone Disease and CKD

Osteoporosis and fractures are common in chronic kidney disease (CKD). While the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis is similar in patients with CKD stages 1-3 as in patients without CKD, decisions differ greatly once patients reach stages 4 and 5. 341 more words


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Test Your Knowledge: ANCA Vasculitis

The antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA)-associated vasculitides (AAVs) comprise granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA), commonly seen with antibodies to proteinase 3 (PR3-ANCA), and microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), and eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), both principally associated with antibodies to myeloperoxidase (MPO-ANCA).  387 more words


A Cantor, by any other name . . .

In the mid ‘70’s, I was riding my motorcycle in North Hollywood, and was pulled over by a policemen (I probably deserved it).  The officer asked what I did for a living.  679 more words

Heather Hazzan Poster Layout

As part of my University portfolio, we were required to design a layout of one of our articles according to an actual publication of our choice. 229 more words


Q&A: Heather Hazzan

I was extremely lucky to do this interview with Heather Hazzan for my University Portfolio. I have been following Heather on Tumblr for about six months now, and her story of how she became a plus size model is very inspiring. 1,114 more words


Low Hemoglobins or High ESA Doses: The Controversy Remains

Invited commentary by Dr. Steven Fishbane and Azzour Hazzan

In the Jan 2012 issue of the AJKD, Fukuma et al conducted an elegant analysis of ESA dose and hemoglobin (Hgb) concentration as predictors of patient outcomes, even after adjusting for other potential confounding factors, such as age, sex, time on dialysis therapy, postdialysis body weight, diabetes, history of CVD, serum albumin level, and transferrin saturation. 389 more words