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KDIGO Conversations in Nephrology

KDIGO Conversations in Nephrology

By KDIGO Communications
KDIGO Conversations in Nephrology features global experts covering a wide range of topics for clinicians treating patients with kidney disease.
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Episode 6: Management of Dyskalemias
Join KDIGO Conversations in Nephrology host, Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, in conversation with Dr. Chuck Herzog as they explore the challenges that occur when managing dyskalemia. They address the consequences of hyperkalemia and hypokalemia. They also discuss how both hospitalized patients and outpatients are affected by hyperkalemia. Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho is Senior Research Scientist at Arbor Research and Professor of Medicine at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná. Dr. Chuck Herzog is Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota, and a cardiologist at Hennepin County Medical Center. This episode was supported by Vifor Pharma.
20:00
September 30, 2021
Episode 5: Approaches to RASi Optimization
Join KDIGO Conversations in Nephrology host, Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, in conversation with Dr. Patrick Rossignol as they discuss approaches to RASi optimization. Additional topics include: Monitoring of creatinine and potassium What happens after? Is the GP responsible for follow-up? When to discontinue, when to return? Lack of communication between specialties How different specialties react differently to different values Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho is a nephrologist and Senior Research Scientist at Arbor Research and Professor of Medicine at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná. Dr. Patrick Rossignol is a Professor of Therapeutics, a nephrology and vascular medicine specialist, and head of Nancy Plurithematic Clinical Investigation Center (CIC)-Inserm, France. This episode was supported by Vifor Pharma.
12:30
September 29, 2021
Episode 4: Benefits of RASi Utilization
Join host, Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, and Dr. Catherine Clase as they discuss the benefits of RASi utilization. Additional topics include: The role of RASi in the management of CKD progression Outcomes ACE / ARBs Is RASi underutilized? Is it worth not to discontinue? The impact of the KDIGO Blood Pressure Management in CKD Guideline and Diabetes Management in CKD Guideline on RAASi utilization and future challenges Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho is Senior Research Scientist at Arbor Research and Professor of Medicine at the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná,  Dr. Catherine Clase is a nephrologist and Professor of Medicine at McMaster University and Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Kidney Health Disease.  This episode was supported by Vifor Pharma.
21:00
September 29, 2021
Episode 3: How to Develop an Acute Dialysis Care Quality Program - Quality Metrics and Continuous Improvement
Dr. Ravi Mehta and Theresa Mottes discuss which key components are needed when starting a quality improvement program (QI) for acute dialysis and why those components are needed. They also discuss how to get leverage to implement a QI program and the keys to a successful CRRT quality program. This episode was supported by Baxter.
12:54
August 10, 2021
Episode 2: Maximizing Filter Life During CRRT – Best Practices on Anticoagulation and Citrate Use
Dr. Ravi Mehta and Dr. Ashita Tolwani discuss best practices on anticoagulation and citrate use, why circuit patency and integrity are important for CRRT, and how and when to use anticoagulation. They also discuss preferred methods for anticoagulation and the parameters that should be monitored for circuit integrity. This episode was supported by Baxter.
15:44
August 10, 2021
Episode 1: Deciding When and Who Should Start Acute Dialysis - From Evidence to Bedside Practice
In this episode, Dr. Ravi Mehta and Dr. Marlies Ostermann discuss the controversy around defining the optimal timing for starting dialysis in critically ill patients. Dr. Osterman highlights the most relevant parameters that influence when to offer, start, and stop dialysis and gives a comprehensive review of the recent trials on the timing of dialysis. And finally, both presenters address the challenges of managing patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode was supported by Baxter.
13:32
August 10, 2021