NDT-EDUCATIONAL

Editorial issue 302

The 5 papers of this 302nd issue of NDT-E again illustrate the broad spectrum of nephrology.
The first one, by IK Wang et al in Nephrol Dial Transplant is entitled "Seasonal influenza vaccination is associated with reduced morbidity and mortality in peritoneal dialysis patients". The next one, again in NDT by E Paoletti reports on "Regression of asymptomatic cardiomyopathy and clinical outcome of renal transplant recipients: a long-term prospective cohort study".
Next, CP Thomas et al recently report in Clin Kidney J "Eculizumab for rescue of thrombotic microangiopathy in PM-Scl antibody-positive autoimmune overlap syndrome".
Next AT Matthew report in Kidney Int on "Reducing hospital readmissions in patients with end-stage kidney disease".
Finally, BK Tan al in Kidney Int too  publish that "Longitudinal bioimpedance vector plots add little value to fluid management of peritoneal dialysis patients".

CME lectures   
The 3 recent (London ERA-EDTA in may 2015) CME lectures all deal with PD. Dr Anabela Rodrigues (Porto, Portugal) discussses "Physiology and pathophysiology of peritoneal membrane transport". Next,  Dr Miguel Perez Fontan (La Coruna, Spain) provides an overview of "Peritoneal membrane testing and adequate prescription of peritoneal dialysis regimens in clinical practice". And Dr Marlies Noordzij (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) discusses "Outcomes on PD: lessons from different cohort and registry studies".

Enjoy NDT-Edu!



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