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Fistula placement pre-dialysis can help maintain eGFR

November 9, 2019
Meeting News

Acquired factors lead to arteriovenous fistula clotting in patients on dialysis

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — In patients receiving maintenance hemodialysis, acquired thrombotic factors contributed to recurrent arteriovenous fistula clotting, according to data…
Meeting News

AKI with major complications linked to decreased survival following coronary artery bypass grafting

November 8, 2019
WASHINGTON — Acute kidney injury in association with major complications was linked with decreased survival in patients who have undergone coronary artery bypass…
In the Journals

Specific surgeon factors influence discouraged AV graft use for hemodialysis access

October 8, 2019
Researchers found one-fifth of surgeons diverged from recommended best practice guidelines by using an arteriovenous graft — rather than an AV fistula — for…
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Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Feature Article

A Framework for Approaching Refractory Hypocalcemia in Children

Pediatric Annals, May 2019, Volume 48 Issue 5
Hypocalcemia is a potentially fatal electrolyte imbalance with complications that include seizures, tetany, prolonged…
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Ace the Case: A 78-Year-Old Man With Acute Onset of Right Ankle Pain and Swelling

There is no commercial support for this activity.

This educational activity will utilize a case study to discuss the diagnosis and management of a 78-year-old man…
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