SMJ Article | Original Article

CME Article: Pain after Arteriovenous Access Creation

Objectives: Dialysis access creation is a common outpatient procedure that can be completed using general, regional, or local anesthetic techniques. There are few endorsed guidelines regarding opioid-based pain control following fistula creation. The purpose of this study was to determine whether utilization of regional anesthesia (RA) is associated with the...

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology7

January 18, 2022

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist Podcast Series

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: An Introductory Overview Renal disease affects 15% of the US adult population and is considered an under-recognized health crisis with significant morbidity and mortality. Common conditions and issues encountered by healthcare providers that can lead to a nephrology referral/consultation will be discussed in this introductory episode....

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology1 Chronic Kidney Disease1 Other Kidney Disorders1

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | January 14, 2022

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Proteinuria

In the conclusion of this multipart podcast series, we discuss proteinuria. They will review causes and symptoms, as well as provide information related to the association between proteinuria and later progression of chronic kidney failure

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

CME Course | Free | Credits: .50

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Proteinuria

In this course we discuss proteinuria causes and symptoms, as well as information related to the association between proteinuria and later progression of chronic kidney failure is discussed, as well as treatment options, and  insight into when a nephrology referral may be warranted.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology5

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | December 1, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Hyponatremia

In part five of this multipart podcast series, Dr. Benjamin Broome, a nephrologist with Nephrology Associates in Birmingham, Alabama, is joined by Drs. Elizabeth Edwards and Donald DiPette, both of whom are on faculty in the department of internal medicine at the University of South Carolina in Columbia to discuss hyponatremia, which occurs when the sodium level in the blood is below normal.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

SMJ Article | Original Article

OPEN: Initial Institutional Experience with 18F-Fluciclovine PET-CT in Biochemical Recurrence of Prostate Cancer

Objectives: 18F-fluciclovine (fluciclovine) is an amino acid analog approved by the Food and Drug Administration for use as a radiotracer in positron emission tomography (PET) in men with biochemical recurrence of suspected prostate cancer. The purpose of this study was to investigate the initial institutional experience with 18F-fluciclovine in the...

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology7 Urologic Cancer1 Prostate Disorders1

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | October 25, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Hypertension

Hypertension is a leading cause of kidney disease and in part four of this multipart podcast series, Dr. Benjamin Broome, a nephrologist with Nephrology Associates in Birmingham, Alabama, is joined by Dr. Donald DiPette, who serves on faculty in the department of internal medicine at the University of South Carolina in Columbia to discuss the clinical implications of hypertension as a significant cardiovascular risk factor. They will also review the clinical care implications of the recent hypertension management and treatment guidelines.

Posted in: Cardiovascular Disease2 Nephrology and Urology6 Hypertension2

CME Course | Free | Credits: .50

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Acute Kidney Injury

This activity includes discussion about the definition of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), most common causes, and  insight into diagnosis and management. Long-term consequences of AKI and appropriate patient follow-up is also addressed.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology5

Podcast | Practice of Medicine | September 28, 2021

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Acute Kidney Injury

Every year, there are more than 13 million cases of acute kidney injury (AKI) worldwide, and this disease burden is on the increase in emerging countries where the annual incidence is estimated to be 11.3 million.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology6

CME Course | Free | Credits: .50

Nephrology for the Non-Nephrologist: Hypertension

Part four of this multipart podcast series will address the clinical implications of hypertension as a significant cardiovascular risk factor, and the clinical care implications of the recent hypertension management and treatment guidelines.

Posted in: Nephrology and Urology5

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