Dr. Nina Vasavada presents Hypertension by first discussing a general approach to ambulatory patients with elevated blood pressure. She then presents primary versus secondary hypertension, and ends her discussion on hypertension management in special populations.
Dr. Lina Mackelaite presents Acute Kidney Injury by discussing everything that causes AKI and how to treat it. Using multiple cases, Dr. Mackelaite discusses AKI in a way that is applicable to real life circumstances as well as boards.
In this lecture, Dr. Kausar Hamiduzzaman presents Nephritic and Nephrotic Syndrome. She begins explaining when it is appropriate to consider glomerular diseases in the differential diagnosis and finishes by discusses the definition, workup, and management of both nephrotic and nephritic syndromes.
Dr. Eleanor Lederer presents stone disease and how stones may be a presenting feature in many systemic diseases. She then discusses diseases and how many are accompanied by stones as well as metabolic evaluation leading to therapies that result in limitation or even cessation of nephrolithiasis.
Dr. Rovin covers the current recommendations on management of Lupus nephritis from a nephrologist's perspective. This is a case-based presentation that is data-driven; it covers the presentation, diagnostic criteria, indications for biopsy and treatment options for Lupus nephritis.
Dr. Eleanor Lederer addresses sodium and potassium regulation including mechanisms of diuretics. She presents a basic approach to addressing cases and analyzing serum and urine electrolytes in the context of presentation.
Dr. Dawn Caster summarizes nephrotic syndrome: definition, symptoms, and pathophysiology. She also addresses minimal change disease, types of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, membranous nephropathy.
Dr. Dawn Caster leads us through when to consider glomerular disease, when to consult a nephrologist, classification of glomerular disease, searching for a cause for a pathologic diagnosis, and treatment options.
Dr. Lina MacKelaite gives a case-based, practical lecture on the topic of renal transplant with a focus on evaluation, qualification, benefits and management. She also discusses complications after transplant.
Dr Krishnasamy utilizes cases to present a thorough review of calcium metabolism including: calcium homeostasis, etiology and pathogenesis of hypercalcemia and hypocalcemia, disorders of bone metabolism, and vitamin D deficiency.