Research

New Paper on Global Transplantation Capacity Published Using ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas Survey Results

"Global Estimates of Capacity for Kidney Transplantation in World Countries and Regions" is available as a domain paper on the (ISN-GKHA) web page. Access the paper here. The paper reports on findings from the 2018 ISN GKHA survey on the availability and affordability of quality kidney transplantation across countries and regions. The ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas...

Read Chapter Three of the ISN-ACT Narrative-Based Clinical Trials Toolkit on Participating as a Trial Site

The ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members are producing a series of stories based on ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit topics to facilitate understanding of key clinical trial methodologies. The third chapter of the Narrative-Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit uses a fictional clinical discussion to show what it takes to become a trial site using a fictional clinical discussion. A...

New Global Collaboration to Accelerate Treatments for Kidney Disease 

The ISN and the George Institute for Global Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a network of patients with kidney disease willing to participate in clinical research projects, accessible through a single global CKD platform. The aim of the Global Kidney Patient Trials Network (GKPTN) is to accelerate the development...

Circulate an International Survey to Help Develop Physical Activity Guidelines for PD Patients

An international survey has been developed to help design exercise guidelines for peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Access the survey in English, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai. The survey on exercise and physical activity practices and perceptions among PD clinicians is supported by the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis and approved by the University of South Australia Human...

Chapter Three of the Narrative Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit to Be Unveiled in the Next Edition of Insight

Narrative storytelling is a great way to explain complex topics to make them more accessible. Using a fictional clinical discussion, the third chapter of the Narrative Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit will outline what it takes to become a trial site: A group of nephrologists aiming to become a trial site share their experiences...

Join us Tomorrow for the Second Webinar on MRAs and DKD Management

The webinar, "Amplification of the presentation of the main results of the FIGARO trial," will take place at 3 p.m. on October 5. Gerasimos Filippatos, Greece, Javed Butler, USA, and Adeera Levin, Canada, will examine the results of the FIGARO-DKD study and assess its implications for clinical practice in nephrology and cardiology: Trial design and main...

Attend the Second Webinar on MRAs and DKD Management

Connect with us on October 5 from 3-4.15 p.m. for the second webinar in the series examining the results of the FIGARO-DKD study and assessing its implications for clinical practice in nephrology and cardiology: Amplification of the presentation of the main results of the FIGARO trial  Join Speakers Gerasimos Filippatos, Greece, Javed Butler, USA, and Adeera...

Follow the Live #NephTrials Discussion on Spironolactone and its Impact on Dialysis Patients

Join the latest #NephTrials discussion on September 28, 2021, at 9 p.m. EST. The conversation will focus on Aldosterone bloCkade for Health Improvement EValuation in End-stage Renal Disease (ACHIEVE), which evaluates if spironolactone reduces heart failure and heart-related deaths in dialysis patients. The #NephTrials initiative is an exciting series of conversations combining expertise from the ISN-ACT...

Register for the ISN Webinar on Thrombotic Microangiopathies

The ISN and the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research will hold the first of two webinars on September 17, 2021, at 2 p.m. CEST on: “New Insights into Clinical Management of Complement-mediated Thrombotic Microangiopathies” The webinar will address: Identifying patients with complement-mediated TMA The impact of genetic and biochemical characterization Treatment recommendations Clinical perspectives of emerging complement inhibitors Register for...

Provide Your Input: Complete a Survey on Fluid Management Practices in Kidney Replacement Therapy Patients

Fluid removal is a principal component of the kidney replacement therapy (KRT) prescription. However, there is a lack of high-quality evidence to guide fluid balance management in this context. The Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM), Montreal, Canada, is conducting a survey to learn more about the attitudes and practice patterns of intensivists and nephrologists...