Editorial issue 288

The first paper for this 288th issue of NDT-E was recently published in NDT. J. Floege et al. report on the “Long-term effects of iron-based phosphate binder, sucroferric oxyhydroxide, in dialysis patients”. Next are three papers from recent Kidney international issues. D. Bolignano et al.report that “High estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure predicts adverse cardiovascular outcomes in stage 2-4 chronic kidney disease”. Then C. Drechsler et al. publish that “Protein carbamylation is associated with heart failure and mortality in diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease”. And in the third KI paper, A. Prejbisz et al. report that “Smaller caliber renal arteries are a novel feature of uromodulin-associated kidney disease”. Finally, in the fifth paper, CR Lenihan et al. report in the J Clin Invest a “longitudinal study of living kidney donor glomerular dynamics after nephrectomy”.

CME lectures
The 3 CME lectures for this issue all were presented in Amsterdam, at the last ERA-EDTA congress.  Firstly, Dr Manuel Praga (Madrid, Spain) reviews “C3 glomerulonephritis”. Next Pr Piero Ruggenenti (Bergamo, Italy) reviews “ Somatostatine therapy in ADPKD ”. Finally, Dr Ron Gansevoort (Groningen, The Netherlands)  focuses on “Vasopressin V2 receptor antagonists for renoprotection in ADPKD”.

Enjoy NDT-Edu!

Prof. Michel Jadoul
Editor-in-Chief NDT-Educational