DetectiveNephron, world-renowned for expert analytical skills, trains budding physician-detectives on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. L.O. Henle, a budding nephrologist, presents a new case to the master consultant. Nice Glom (the new medical student) enters the room along with L.O. Henle to present a case. Nephron What do you have for me today Henle? Henle looks at Glom Glom I have a 65-year-old man with a serum sodium concentration of 112 mEq/L. Nephron Hyponatremia! My
disease affect pregnancy outcomes and vice versa, what medications are safe to use for glomerular disease in pregnancy, and more.
3. Kidney Transplantation 2017: Breaking Down Barriers and Building Bridges
David Serur, MD, Adam Bingaman, MD, PhD, and Barry Smith MD, PhD, examine why kidney transplantation is “not nearly as widely available as it should be” considering it is the optimal management for patients with end stage renal disease.
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Kenar D. Jhaveri, MD, FASN, Professor of Medicine at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and Associate Chief of the Division of Kidney Disease and Hypertension at Northwell Health, NY, has been selected as Editor-in-Chief of ASN Kidney News .
The long-time editor of the popular Kidney News column DetectiveNephron, Dr. Jhaveri will bring his expertise in clinical nephrology, education, and leadership to ASN’s monthly newsmagazine. Dr. Jhaveri
breaking news in the world of kidneys. We will continue to publish special sections devoted to topics in nephrology, some extensive and some smaller. Regular features and columns will continue as well. One new column debuts in this issue— DetectiveNephron . This Holmes-like nephrologist, the creation of Kenar Jhaveri, starts with a single abnormal laboratory value and generates the diagnosis with some help from the trainee, L.O. Henle. Their caffeine-fueled adventures will appear quarterly. A number
became the first online game in medicine. Jhaveri also is the creator and longtime editor of the popular Kidney News column “DetectiveNephron,” which features a Sherlock Holmes-type master clinician helping a budding nephrologist form diagnoses for interesting cases. Jhaveri devised the idea himself, and pitched it to the magazine. “My whole interest has been in innovation and education in nephrology. I always thought, ‘Why are we stuck with this one way of teaching?’” he said. “Ten years ago I
ensure a smooth transition in CJASN leadership. When asked to identify the highlight of his tenure as editor-in-chief, Dr. Bennett said, “Personally, fulfillment of Dr. Narins’ vision of the need for CJASN. ” Correction The August ASN Kidney News DetectiveNephron column included an error in the first column on page 16. Henle’s statement at the end of the first column should have read “His primary problem is metabolic alkalosis, and to compensate, his pCO 2 should have been higher.” The printed