News & Views

ASN Kidney Week 2017: New Real-World Data on Phosphate Control

In this article, the COMPACT RENAL team provides a summary of key presentations from American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2017 relating to CKD-MBD, including real-world evidence on the phosphate binder sucroferric oxyhydroxide. KDIGO update An update to the KDIGO CKD-MBD guidelines was published earlier this year, in response to…

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Date of publication:
December 11, 2017

News & Views

ASN Kidney Week 2017: The Impact of Hyperkalemia on RAASi Use and New Data on Novel Potassium Binders

At the American Society of Nephrology’s Kidney Week 2017 congress in New Orleans, results from several studies looking at the prevalence and impact of hyperkalemia were presented, alongside data for new therapies which may allow greater use of renin-angiotensin aldosterone system inhibition (RAASi) in patients with CKD and cardiac disease….

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Date of publication:
December 11, 2017

News & Views

ASN Kidney Week 2017: Updates on Current Anaemia Management, With One Eye on Novel Therapies

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week 2017 was held in New Orleans in early November 2017. Presentations related to iron deficiency and anaemia provided updates on both benefits and risks with current available therapies. Presenters also discussed treatments under development, particularly those that focus on activating the Hypoxia-Inducible…

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Date of publication:
December 6, 2017

News & Views

Preview of ASN Kidney Week 2017: Iron Deficiency & Anaemia

This week New Orleans will host the ASN Kidney Week Congress. In preparation for this year’s meeting, the COMPACT RENAL team has summarised key sessions and posters relating to iron deficiency and anaemia. Note that hyperlinks to symposia will take you to the ASN Kidney Week website, where you will…

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Date of publication:
November 2, 2017

News & Views

Preview of ASN Kidney Week 2017: Hyperkalemia

The American Society of Nephrology – Kidney Week 2017 (ASN 2017) congress takes place October 31st to November 5th 2017 in New Orleans. In this article, the COMPACT RENAL team has highlighted key sessions and posters relating to hyperkalemia. Note that hyperlinks to symposia will take you to the ASN…

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Date of publication:
November 2, 2017

News & Views

Preview of ASN Kidney Week 2017: CKD-MBD

The ASN 2017 Kidney Week Congress starts this week in New Orleans. In this article, the COMPACT RENAL team has highlighted key sessions and posters relating to CKD-MBD. Note that hyperlinks to symposia will take you to the ASN Kidney Week website, where you will have the option to add…

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Date of publication:
November 2, 2017

Medical Education

Nutrition Management and Hyperphosphataemia

Balancing phosphate levels and protein intake in dialysis dependent CKD patients is a significant challenge.[1] Impaired renal phosphate excretion and high protein dietary requirements frequently lead to hyperphosphatemia, which negatively impacts patients’ mineral bone health.[2] The growing elderly dialysis population is particularly challenging to manage due to its additional nutritional…

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Date of publication:
October 12, 2017

Medical Education

What is the Right Vitamin D Target Level?

Vitamin D metabolism is central to the endocrine regulation of calcium and phosphorus homeostasis and its deficiency can result in serious morbidity including secondary hyperparathyroidism and fractures[1]. This downloadable presentation summarises the consequence of vitamin D insufficiency, discusses the vitamin D levels we should be targeting in our patients with…

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Date of publication:
September 27, 2017

Presentation Resources

KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Update: Speaker’s Guide

The much anticipated KDIGO CKD-MBD Guidelines have recently been published (Full CKD-MBD Guidelines), along with an Executive Summary and summaries of the Evidence used in the update. The new guidelines are the result of significant effort by the KDIGO Guidelines Work Group and Evidence Review Team following the 2013 Controversies…

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Date of publication:
September 12, 2017

News & Views

KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Guidelines Update

The KDIGO 2017 CKD-MBD Guidelines have now been officially released and are available online: 2017 KDIGO CKD-MBD Guidelines The new guidelines were developed following a Controversies Conference in 2013 that identified several areas within the 2009 Guidelines which warranted potential revision or deletion, along with a series of topics to…

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Date of publication:
July 18, 2017

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