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Kenar D. Jhaveri

Detective Nephron, world-renowned for expert analytic skills, trains budding physician-detectives on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. Mackenzie Ula Densa, a budding nephrologist, plans to present a new case to the master consultant. Nephron 2022 is almost here. What do you have for us today, my dear apprentice? Mac I have a 76-year-old man with AKI…. Nephron ( excited ): AKI…we haven't done that in a while. What is the serum creatinine? Mac Trust me, you are

Kenar D. Jhaveri

Detective Nephron, world-renowned for his expert analytic skills, trains budding physician-detectives, most recently L.O. Henle, in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. Mackenzie Ula Densa, a budding nephrologist, plans to present a new case to the master consultant. Nephron: ( gazing out the window ): 2021 has finally arrived. What do you have for us today, my dear apprentice? Mac: I have a 76-year-old woman with… Nephron: ( turning to face the door ): Who are you

Karen Blum

became the first online game in medicine. Jhaveri also is the creator and longtime editor of the popular Kidney News column “Detective Nephron,” 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

Detective Nephron, world-renowned for his expert analytic skills, trains budding physician-detectives in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. L.O. Henle, a budding nephrologist, presents a new case to the master consultant. Nephron What do you have for us today, my dear apprentice? Henle I have a 67-year-old white man with a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus, with an elevated hemoglobin A1c (8.1%) and a history of moderate hypertension, who is now here with proteinuria. Nephron

Detective Nephron, world-renowned for his expert analytic skills, trains budding physician-detectives in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. L. O. Henle, a budding nephrologist, presents a new case to the master consultant. Nephron What do you have for us today, my dear apprentice? Henle I have a 77-year-old white woman with a history of type 2 diabetes mellitus and recently diagnosed metastatic ovarian cancer and now acute kidney injury (AKI). Nephron Stop… let’s see what we can

ASN Staff

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 Detective Nephron, Dr. Jhaveri will bring his expertise in clinical nephrology, education, and leadership to ASN’s monthly newsmagazine. Dr. Jhaveri

Detective Nephron, world-renowned for his expert analytic skills, trains budding physician-detectives in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. L. O. Henle, a budding nephrologist, presents a new case to the master consultant. Nephron What do you have for us today, my dear apprentice? Henle A 70-year-old woman with acute kidney injury. Nephron More AKI—good. It had better be a case of some exotic chemotherapy causing thrombotic microangiopathy. Henle Hmmm…you are reading too much

Henle A case for you, sir! The detective sits facing the window, awaiting the arrival of his new students. Nephron What do you have for us today, my dear apprentice? Henle A 60-year-old man with proteinuria, microscopic hematuria, and an acute rise in creatinine level. Nephron I see that you have taken a break from the electrolyte disorders and moved to the world of acute kidney injury (AKI). This is why nephrology is so much fun. It has so much variety to offer to us diagnosticians. Henle Hmmm

ASN Staff

2018 brought another successful year of nephrology coverage by ASN Kidney News and Kidney News Online. The two publications covered a broad spectrum of topics within nephrology and continued their strong record of informing the nephrology community. The following are the 10 most read articles of the last year. The first 5 articles are from ASN Kidney News and the following 5 from Kidney News Online. ASN Kidney News 1. Detective Nephron (June 2018) 2. Single Cell Gene

The detective sits facing the window while he awaits the arrival of his trainees. Henle Here’s a case that is going to make you smile. Nephron ( curious ): Finally. Anyone for some Coke? Henle I shall take some Coke, thanks. By the way, it’s a case of hypophosphatemia. Nephron ( smiling ): Ah, yes. Electrolyte disorders. The best part of nephrology, and phosphate stuff is always entertaining. Aldo This is a 71-year-old woman with a phosphorus level of 1.4 mg/dL, but ranging from 1.4 to 2.4 mg