November 02, 2022

Obituary: Rashad Barsoum 1941 -2022
The ISN was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Professor Rashad Barsoum.
Professor Barsoum served the ISN in several roles, including as ISN secretary-general from 1999-2005. He was a pillar of the ISN’s most renowned programs, directing both the Fellowship and Sister Renal Centers Programs in the early 2000s.
Kidney International Publishes Results From the ISN Emerging Leaders' Survey Exploring Barriers to Accessing Essential Medicines for People With CKD in Lower Income Countries
Discover the results of the first ISN ELP cohort's web-based multinational survey of healthcare workers on access and barriers to essential medicines in low and low to middle-income countries for people with CKD.
The Kidney International Reports Community Blog Space Now Offers CME Credits
Discover the current accredited content, "Treatment of C3GN: What's Next for Complement's Alternative Pathway?" and "Urgent-start PD: Taking the Road Less Traveled in Dialysis Initiation."
"It's a Patients' Platform," Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan on Why Winning the 2022 ISN Community Film Event Beats His Other Awards
In an ISN video interview, Dr. Meyyappan said he was inspired by Mr. Saad Ahmad Khan, who remains cheerful despite waiting for over a decade for a kidney transplant. Dr. Meyyappan encourages others to identify kidney health issues in their region and share a related story from one of their patients with the ISN Community Film Event.
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Registration for the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand, is Now Open! Register Today to Be Part of One of the World's Largest Kidney Care Events
Join the First ISN Global Trials Focus Twitter Space to Discuss the TESTING Randomized Clinical Trial on Oral Methylprednisolone
Join ISN Supported Speakers at the ISN CME Immunologic Kidney Diseases Sessions at the 17th BANTAO Congress in Turkey, Nov 10-12
ISN Educational Ambassador's Fourth Visit to Mongolian Hospital Strengthens Kidney Care Team and Raises Awareness of Kidney Diseases
The ISN Sister Renal Centers Partnerships Share Achievements and Challenges in Virtual Networking Workshops
ISN Patient Liaison Advisory Group Member Discusses Parenthood With Kidney Diseases in the Latest "Nuances in Nephrology" Webinar Series
The ISN-Italian Society of Nephrology Joint Session on IgA Nephropathy Now Available to Watch on the ISN Academy
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Tuesday, November 8  I  11 a.m. CET
ISN-ISE Webinar: Endocrine and Metabolic Complications After a Kidney Transplant - Part 1
Wednesday, November 9  I  1 p.m. CET
Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology – an ISN-IPNA Sister Centers Initiative: a Challenging Case of Nephrotic Syndrome
Monday, November 14  I  10 a.m. CET
ISN Series on Transplantation: Personalized Care & Therapies: Individualized Risk and Treatment After Transplantation
Tuesday, November 22 I 2 p.m. CET
ISN Webinar: Developments in Managing DKD: Perspectives of a Nephrologist, Cardiologist and Diabetologist – a Discussion on the Main Messages of the Post Hoc Analysis of FIGARO, FIDELIO and FIDELITY
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ISN YNC Webinar:
Understanding Basic Concepts of Clinical Research for Literature Appraisal: What Every Nephrologist Should Know
GlomCon-ISN Webinar:
Lupus Nephritis: To Be or Not to Be
ISN Series on Transplantation:
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) and Kidney Transplantation
Access the Latest ISN Journal Articles on Covid-19
Watch the Latest ISN Video Abstract From Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Presented by the @ISNeducation Social Media Team 
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The video is based on the Kidney International paper:
A Tool for Decision-making in Kidney Transplant Candidates With Poor Prognosis to Receive Deceased Donor Transplantation in the United States
Executive Summary of the KDIGO 2022 Diabetes Management in CKD Guideline: An Update Based on Rapidly Emerging New Evidence
This guideline update was developed through a stringent review process of relevant studies and an evaluation of the quality of the evidence according to the “Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation” (GRADE) approach.
Limitations of the evidence are discussed, and areas that need additional research are presented.
Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Oral Furosemide Among Patients Receiving Hemodialysis: A Pilot Study
This study evaluates furosemide's efficacy, safety, and tolerability in patients with hemodialysis-dependent kidney failure. Researchers found that furosemide was generally safe and well tolerated. However, only one-third of participants achieved efficacy five weeks later, making the clinical importance of the efficacy findings uncertain.