Tag - AKI

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is the sudden onset of kidney failure or kidney damage that happens within a few hours or days.

AKI causes a build-up of waste products in the blood making it hard for the kidneys to keep the right balance of fluid in the body.

AKI can affect other organs such as the brain, heart, and lungs. Acute kidney injury is common in older patients and who are in intensive care units.

“A Boost to Developing Peritoneal Dialysis in Bangladesh”: ISN Granting Programs Support Hands-on Training and Scientific Meeting in Bangladesh

Dr. Stanley Fan presents a training session to staff at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Hospital in Dhaka ISN Granting Programs complement each other to connect experts and support the development of healthcare centers in low-resource settings, as demonstrated by recent ISN initiatives in Bangladesh. The ISN Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP) supported Educational Ambassadors Dr. Stanley...

Get Airtime on WKD Social Media Channels and Encourage Others to Participate in World Kidney Day: Share a Short Film on Your 2023 WKD Activity

Take sixty seconds of your time to use the World Kidney Day (WKD) virtual background, poster, or banner as a backdrop to record a short video (no longer than a minute) presenting your planned WKD activity and what the campaign means to you. Send your video to info@worldkidneyday.org. The WKD team has compiled a list of video production tips to...

Connect With Like-minded Colleagues and Engage in ISN Initiatives: Join the ISN Young Nephrologists Network

YNC and Emerging Leaders Program members networking at the ISN booth at ASN kidney week last November The ISN has over 4200 members under the age of 45! Every year the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) receives an overwhelming number of applications from young nephrologists worldwide who want to grow professionally and contribute to global...

ISN Members – Access the New ISN Course on Qualitative Research

Course leaders, speakers and ISN staff prepare for an online interactive session as part of the new ISN course on qualitative research ISN has launched a new course on the ISN Academy, "Introduction to Qualitative Health Research." The course comprises six lectures and is available to all ISN members and Academy subscribers. It covers the purpose...

Postuler en Français pour l’ISN Clinical Research Program

L'ISN est fière de s’associer à la Société Francophone de Néphrologie Dialyse et Transplantation (SFNDT) pour offrir de l’aide aux chercheurs francophones souhaitant postuler au « Clinical Research Program » en 2023. Les chercheurs éligibles peuvent soumettre leur proposition complète en français à crp@theisn.org  pour recevoir de l'aide pour traduire leur proposition en anglais selon les normes...

Join ISN Supported Speakers at the ISN CME Immunologic Kidney Diseases Sessions at the 17th BANTAO Congress

The ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program is supporting the 17th BANTAO Congress (Balkan Cities Association of Nephrology, Transplantation and Artificial Organs), taking place in Antalya, Turkey, November 10-12. ISN supported speakers, ISN Eastern and Central Europe Regional Board Chair Vladimir Tesar (Czech Republic), Andreas Kronbichler (Austria) and Mårten Segelmark (Sweden), will present at the...

“It’s a Patients’ Platform,” Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan on Why Winning the 2022 ISN Community Film Event Beats His Other Awards

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film. Watch the video interview here. According to Dr. Meyyappan, there is a severe shortage of deceased donors for organ transplantation in India, partly due to cultural and religious beliefs. He wanted to raise awareness of the need for organ donation...