Tag - kidney disease

Kidney disease means your kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood the way they should. Those with diabetes or high blood pressure are at greater risk of developing kidney disease.

Kidney problems include acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, kidney cysts, kidney stones, and kidney infections.

Catch Up! Recorded Webinar on Mixed Methods Research in Kidney Care Now on the Academy

Did you miss the live session of the ISN Webinar "Mixed Methods Research in Kidney Care"? Watch the recording here. Moderators Fergus Caskey, Pippa Bailey, and Masaomi Nangaku joined speakers Alicia O’Cathain and Lilia Cervantes in an interactive discussion on mixing qualitative and quantitative research methods within a single kidney care study. The event generated much...

The Pros and Cons of Public-Private Partnerships for Dialysis Services in Low-resource Settings: Join the Webinar on February 9

The webinar, “Pros and Cons of Public-Private Partnerships in Developing Dialysis Services in Resource-limited Settings,” will take place on February 9, 2023, from 2-3 p.m. CET. The webinar is part of the ISN-WHO "Toolkit for Dialysis in Low-resource Settings" and complements the ISN-WHO framework for developing dialysis in low-resource settings. The event is led...

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...

Help Improve Kidney Transplant Trials on Urinary Tract Infections: Take the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey and Share It With Your Patients

On behalf of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey, patients, caregivers and health professionals are invited to complete a global survey to help identify important things to consider when preventing urine infections in people with kidney transplants. The answers will help design a clinical trial to attain better evidence. The survey takes 8-12 minutes to complete. Take...

Pin Your Trial Network on the ISN Network of Trials Networks Map!

The ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) has created an online map tracking trial networks in kidney care research around the world. The aim is to facilitate clinical trial capacity and professional exchanges and collaboration by connecting people undertaking clinical trials and related studies in nephrology. The map allows researchers to quickly locate trial networks with the capacity...

Are You in the WCN’23 Loop? The First Pre-congress Newsletter is Out!

Whet your appetite in the run-up to WCN'23 with the first bumper edition of the pre-congress newsletter. Read the pre-congress newsletter here. Highlights include: An interview with Yot Teerawattanon, an HTA expert from Thailand Video interview with WCN'23 scientific program chair and speaker Matthias Kretzler ISN Young Nephrologists on overcoming obstacles to attend the congress and unmissable content A preview...

Watch Two Groundbreaking Films From the 1970s on Vascular-Tubular Relationships in the Mammalian Kidney – Now Available in the ISN Academy Archives

Lise Bankir, ISN emeritus member and "Directeur de Recherche Emérite" at INSERM (the French Institute of Health and Medical Research), has kindly donated the films: "The Human Kidney: Tubules, Blood Vessels and Vascular-Tubular Relations" and "The Vascular and Tubular Organization of the (Dog) Kidney" Watch the films here. These historical, yet clinically still relevant, films were independently produced in...

Thank You for Your Support in 2022. The ISN Membership Year Began January 1: Renew or Join Now for Maximum Benefits

Your ISN membership helped the ISN global community to grow and thrive in 2022. Last year, the ISN supported: 23 ISN Fellows 15 ISN Interventional Nephrology scholars 4 ISN Clinical Research Projects 22 Local educational meetings 21 ISN Regional Training Centers 6 ISN Continuing Medical Education meetings 4 ISN Educational Ambassadors 63 ISN Sister Centers pairs 30 ISN Mentorship pairs WCN'22 Two ISN Frontiers Meetings ISN Academy...

International Practices and Challenges Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccination – Results From ISN Survey Published in BMJ Open

"Availability and Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccines Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Transplant - A Global Survey by the International Society of Nephrology" has been published in BMJ Open. Read the manuscript here. The paper is based on a survey initiated by a team of ISN members on the availability, preparation and prioritization of...

ISN i3C Working Group Meeting on Intervention Strategies for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin Generates Publication

The manuscript “Challenges and Opportunities in Interventions for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin (CKDu): Report from the International Society of Nephrology Consortium of Collaborators on CKDu” has been published in Kidney International. Read the manuscript here. The paper was drafted after a special ISN i3C Working Group meeting was held to discuss potential interventions in communities...