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  • High impact nephrology articles

    Check out our growing library of key high-impact articles in nephrology, chosen by UKidney's contributors as suggested reading for nephrology trainees and practitioners.

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  • ADPKD Wall of Experts

    The Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) Wall of experts program will review the genetics of ADPKD, the clinical heterogeneity of disease progression in ADPKD and the role of genetics and total kidney volume (TKV) as major clinical prognostic measures of this disease.

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  • The Kidney and Glucose

    To date, management of diabetes has focussed on enhanced insulin secretion or sensitivity to the hormone. An emerging strategy enhances renal elimination of glucose from the body by blocking the SGLT2 transporter. This UKidney Wall of Experts addresses questions related the SGLT2 inhibitors, an emerging treatment option.
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  • Dream RCT Initiative

    Welcome to the DreamRCT initiative. Below are fantasy trials created by nephrologists from around the world. Please vote on the relevance of the trial. Who knows? Perhaps an investigator will get some inspiration and decide do it!
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  • Arteriovenous fistula stenting: Size matters

    Endovascular stent placement is often necessary to treat stenosis that recurs frequently or demonstrates significant elastic recoil despite adequate angioplasty. This image demonstrates why proper stent sizing matters. Special thanks to Dr. Tushar Vachharajani and The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal.
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  • Hand Pain on Dialysis

    Hand Pain with Dialysis Access: Is it Always Steal Syndrome? Visit this month's Learning From Images (LFI) in Nephrology to find out. LFI is a regular feature on UKidney showcasing clinical pearls through interesting images. Special thanks to Dr. Tushar Vachharajani and The Open Urology & Nephrology Journal.
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UKidney Polls

Which patients with ADPKD would you treat with Tolvaptan (multiple options possible)?

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