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Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Uncovering Risk Factors for Kidney Injury in Children With a Solitary Functioning Kidney A nationwide, multicenter study of children diagnosed with congenital or acquired solitary functioning kidney before adulthood indicates that a significant proportion will develop kidney injury over time, with kidney agenesis and being overweight as principal risk factors. Long-term Outcomes of Children and Adolescents...

Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Defining Measures of Kidney Function In Observational Studies Using Routine Health Care Data: Methodological and Reporting Considerations This review illustrates the diversity of working definitions of kidney disease in scientific literature and discusses the advantages and limitations of the most commonly used approaches. The authors summarize ways to identify and overcome possible biases and propose a framework...

Latest Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Kidney International Particulate Matter of Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in IgA Nephropathy. Environmental pollution has been associated with the progression of chronic kidney disease in the general population. This study specifically investigated the influence of exposure to fine particulate matter less than 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5) on IgAN progression. Kidney International Reports Leveraging...

“A Broader and Deeper Understanding of Current Knowledge in Nephrology” – First-hand Experiences from ISN-KI Editorial Fellows: Get Inspired and Apply 

 ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions designed for early-career professionals and academics working in nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation who are interested in learning editorial skills at Kidney International, one of the world's top journals in kidney care.  Find out more and apply here. The closing date for expressions of interest is December 16, 2022.   We asked current...

2023 KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award

Best Clinical and Basic Science publications in Kidney International – KI-ISN Early Career Researcher Award Kidney International and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) acknowledge the immense contribution made by Early Career Researchers (ECR) across the globe. We would like to recognize ECR contributions by selecting the four best original research papers published in Kidney International (2 basic and...

ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship: Call for Expressions of Interest

We are now calling for expressions of interest from our early-career nephrologists and scientists as ISN-KI Editorial Fellows in 2023-2025. Find out everything you need to know about ISN-KI Editorial Fellowships and how to apply below. ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions, designed for early-career professionals and academics working in the field of nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation,...

Discover the Latest Video Abstracts

Watch the latest ISN video abstracts from the @ISNeducation Social Media Team on diagnosing acute kidney injury with urine neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin and treating infection-related glomerulonephritis with steroids. Watch the videos here The videos are based on papers from Kidney International and Kidney International Reports: Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin is Elevated in Children With Acute Kidney Injury and Sickle...

The Kidney International Reports Community Blog Space Now Offers CME Credits

KI Reports Community is an online blog space featuring a range of content, including expert commentaries, article summaries, and infographics for the KI Reports kidney care community. The initiative is led by Sophia Ambruso and presents material authored by an international collective of physicians. The current content, "Treatment of C3GN: What's Next for Complement's Alternative...

Kidney International Publishes the ADA-KDIGO Consensus Report on Diabetes Management in CKD

The consensus report identifies and highlights shared recommendations from the 2022 American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) 2022 Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in Chronic Kidney Disease. Read the consensus report here.  Consensus statements were drafted when recommendations from each organization aligned and...

Congratulations to Contributing Authors, Editors and Reviewers of the ISN Journals on Their Outstanding 2021 Impact Factors

Last week, the 2021 impact factors (IF) were released in Clarivate’s Journal Citation Reports (JCR). KI remains the top-ranked nephrology journal publishing original research. IFs and ranks in the JCR urology & nephrology category: Kidney International’s 2021 Impact Factor is 18.998, an increase over the 2020 IF of 10.612. KI ranks 3/90 journals in the JCR Science...