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Vivek Jha

Vivek Jha

Vivek Jha is ISN President-Elect (2019-2021) and Professor of Nephrology, Head of Department of Translational and Regenerative Medicine, Officer-Incharge, Medical Education and Research Cell at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh.

Thursday, 14 December 2017 14:57

Introducing the ISN Ethical Dialysis Taskforce

ICD WHO lrAs part of the end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) focus, the ISN Ethical Dialysis Taskforce will publish reviews and position statements on ethical dialysis over the next few years.

Monday, 18 September 2017 10:06

Obituary: Professor Kirpal Singh Chugh

KSC BywatersProfessor Kirpal Singh Chugh, fondly called the Father of Nephrology in India and a prominent ISN leader, passed away in Chandigarh, India on September 17, 2017. He was 85.

 

ISN Education is pleased to wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year 2016.

To celebrate the New Year, ISN Education is pleased to present its top content among its 427 educational items released in 2015.

  
     
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WCN 2015 Renal Biopsy Histology Procedure Manual (in EN, FR & RU)
 
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Click here to read the manual in English, French and Russian!
    Click here to view more Pathology content
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Conference Presentations 2015  
 
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Check out the presentation collections from these conferences held in 2015:                                   

World Congress of Nephrology 2015 (Cape Town) 

AKI & CRRT 2015 (San Diego, USA)

ISN Forefronts 2015 (Shenzhen, China)

Vicenza Course on Critical Care Nephrology 2015 (Italy)

     
 
 
     
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Cochrane Libraries
 
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In partnership with Cochrane Kidney and Transplant, two “Cochrane Libraries” were published on ISN Education in 2015. They include slides, podcasts, articles and commentary on the latest research developments in nephrology.

Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents for anemia

Treatment for Lupus Nephritis

    Discover more materials by Cochrane Kidney and Transplant on ISN Education 
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E-learning module on Dialysis Vascular Access
 
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This interactive module, published in partnership with the Nephrology Education Network, introduces the different types of vascular access and introduces the use of ultrasound as an adjunct to clinical assessment skills.

    > Click here to access the e-module
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UKidney ADPKD Wall of Experts
 
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ADPKD Wall of Experts

A resource by UKidney where experts answer questions on the natural history, diagnosis and treatment of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease.
    Read more expert Q&A on nephrology topics - Ask the Expert
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WCM Renal Pathology Tissue Handling Videos  
 
 

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Tissue handing in fresh and fixed states

Produced by Surya Seshan of ISN's Pathology Committee and her Electron Microscopy laboratory team at Weill Cornell Medicine, these videos demonstrate the tissue triaging procedure for renal needle core biopsies that are delivered in both fresh and fixed/preserved states to the laboratory.

They expand on the approaches described in the WCN 2015 Renal Biopsy Histology Procedure Manual.

View the videos: Fresh Specimen - Fixed Specimen

     
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Film: The Human Kidney; Vascular-Tubular Relationships
 
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This movie, produced by Reiner Beeuwkes and Clifford BARGER at Harvard Medical School in 1975, uses Microfil silicone rubber to illustrate the vascular-tubular relationships in the human kidney.

CLICK HERE to view the film

(Special thanks to Lise Bankir for making this film available.)

   
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Ask the Expert: Top Questions in 2015
 
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Can we predict renal outcome in patients who develop AKI; non-iatrogenic and non-nosocomial?
(Asked by Dr. Chetan Mahajan)

CLICK HERE for an answer by ATE expert Paul Palevsky

When do you biopsy in patients with AKI?
(Asked by bahaa)

CLICK HERE for an answer by ATE expert Sanjay Agarwal

Lupus nephritis class 4 and cellpt or Myfortic patient on dialysis
(Asked by oscar)

CLICK HERE for an answer by ATE experts Cheuk Chun Szeto and Jai Radhakrishnan
   
 

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This presentation was given by Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director of the George Center for Global Health INDIA and Chair of the ISN Education Committee. It was presented at the 2015 Brunei Nephrology Symposium held from April 4-5 2015. 

This presentation was given by Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health, India, Professor of Nephrology and John Martin Professorial Fellow at University of Oxford. It was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology 2015 in Cape Town during Session 5: Major environmental threats to health in developing countries: Implications for CKD epidemiology.

This presentation was given by Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health, India, Professor of Nephrology and John Martin Professorial Fellow at University of Oxford. It was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology 2015 in Cape Town during Session 9: Managing AKI: Emerging issues.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 15:58

Use of immunosuppressive drugs

This presentation was given by Vivekanand Jha, Executive Director of The George Institute for Global Health, India, Professor of Nephrology and John Martin Professorial Fellow at University of Oxford. It was presented at the World Congress of Nephrology 2015 in Cape Town during the Session: Renal transplantation in low income countries.

science blog 2A couple of weeks ago, when a mail inviting me to contribute to the ISN blog landed in my inbox, I instinctively hit the delete button. After all, is my life not already too busy? There are grant applications and manuscripts to write and review, PhD theses to pore over, classes to take, presentations and question papers to prepare, patients to see, manage an office, lab meetings to supervise, research consortia to manage, and meetings to go to. And after all, how useful is a blog compared to these very important activities?

 

Even though the mail was out of my sight but not completely out of my mind. My conscience was jolted further when my son, a master’s student, sent me a link to this story.

The recently concluded World Congress of Nephrology in Cape Town was by all accounts a resounding success. The opening ceremony was fabulous with great interactive entertainment and fantastic inspiring addressees by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Editor of the Lancet Richard Horton.

This presentation was given by Vivekanand Jha, Professor of Nephrology and Head of the Department of Translational and Regenerative Medicine at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) in Chandigarh, India, and Chair of ISN Education''s Editorial Committee. It was presented during the CRRT Conference 2014: Acuty Kidney Injury: Controvesies, Challenges and Solutions, that was held in San Diego from 4 to 7 March 2014.

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