Kidney News

Kidney News

Practice Pointers

Kidney News Editorial Board member Edgar Lerma, MD, FASN, interviewed George Bakris, MD, FASN, about clinicians’ experience with the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Hypertension Guidelines (1).

Policy Update

After years of advocacy from the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) and other members of the kidney community, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and members of Congress are expressing very similar viewpoints to those of ASN and the broader kidney community on some of the major i

Findings

Among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), baseline biomarkers of tubule cell function are independent predictors of the later development of acute kidney injury (AKI), reports a study in Kidney International.

Industry Spotlight

Rockwell Medical, Inc. (Wixom, MI) announced that the United States has approved commercial sales of Dialysate Triferic.

Fellows Corner

Blood pressure (BP) is a dynamic entity and, just like many other orders in nature, is affected by variability. Studies have shown variability in an individual’s BP over seconds, minutes, and days. This variability has been found to correlate with morbidity and mortality events.

April 2017 Issue

Among patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), baseline biomarkers of tubule cell function are independent predictors of the later development of acute kidney injury (AKI), reports a study in Kidney International.

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Established in 2009, ASN Kidney News has kept the kidney community informed of the latest clinical, scientific, and policy issues affecting kidney health professionals and patients with kidney disease.

Video Library

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics.

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics.

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) leads the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients.