Emerging Infections, Climate Change, and the Microbiome - ISN Past President and ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi Chair, Vivekanand Jha Presents Highlights from the Scientific Program on Kidneys and Infections - Register Now!
Why is this meeting important and what can you expect from days one and two of the program? Find out here!
High-sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and the Diagnosis of Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Kidney Impairment
This study describes hs-cTnI testing on the diagnosis, management, and outcomes of myocardial infarction in patients with and without kidney impairment.
The results demonstrate that hs-cTnI testing increased identification of myocardial injury and infarction but failed to address disparities in management and outcomes between those with and without kidney impairment.
Clinicopathological Characteristics of High-altitude Polycythemia-related Kidney Disease in Tibetan Inhabitants
Findings from a kidney biopsy-based clinicopathological study on high-altitude polycythemia (HAPC) demonstrate pathological changes of HAPC-related kidney disease in both glomerular and extraglomerular vascular lesions, suggesting the critical role of chronic hypoxia and secondary hemodynamic changes in the pathogenesis of this disease.
Parenthood with Kidney Failure: Answering Questions Patients Ask About Pregnancy
This review, co-designed by people with personal experience of kidney disease, helps nephrologists to answer the questions most asked by patients when planning for parenthood. It includes summaries of recent relevant studies, visual aids, and key principles of pregnancy management.