Editorial issue 297

The first 4 papers selected for this 297th issue of NDT-E all were recently published in NDT. E. Taylor E et al. first publish a clinical paper on "Cessation of immunosuppression during chemotherapy for post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders in renal transplant patients". Next, S Razzak Chaudhary S et al.  publish on "Trends in the outcomes of end-stage renal disease secondary to human immunodeficiency virus-associated nephropathy". Then, SV Badve  review "Glomerular filtration rate decline as a surrogate end point in kidney disease progression trials". Finally, M Lambie M and SJ Davies provide an overview on "Transition between home dialysis modalities: another piece in the jigsaw of the integrated care pathway".
The fifth paper was recently published in the Clinical Kidney Journal,  A. Lodhi et al. report on "Thrombotic microangiopathy associated with proteasome inhibitors".

CME lectures   
The 4 CME lectures for this issue were presented at ERA-EDTA in Amsterdam last year.
Pr Sabine van der Veer (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) first discusses "Measuring quality of renal care". Next, Dr Katherine Bristowe (London, UK) presents on "Methods in qualitative research: exploring the supportive care needs of haemodialysis patients". Then, Pr Wolfgang Winkelmayer (Houston, Texas, USA) elegantly reviews "Methods to compare the effectiveness of interventions in the Post-RCT Era". Finally  Prof. Jolanta Malyszko (Bialystok, Poland) deals with "Copeptin: an emerging biomarker of cardiovascular and renal diseases".

Enjoy NDT-Edu, be it at home, at work, or for some of you, elsewhere during the holiday season!

Prof. Michel Jadoul
Editor in Chief NDT-Educational