NDT-EDUCATIONAL

Editorial issue 323

This 323rd issue of NDT-E strats with 3 very recent papers from CKJ. Let me remind you that CKJ, the sister journal of NDT, is fully open-access, indexed in Pubmed, and publication costs are… zero in 2016.
In the first paper P Campos et a review  "HIV and kidney diseases: 35 years of history and consequences". In the second one, C  King C  report on "The efficacy of rituximab in adult frequently relapsing minimal change disease". In the third one, M Fiorentino M et al report on "Treatment with rituximab in idiopathic membranous nephropathy".



The next 2 papers are from NDT. J Dumortier  et al  report a case series on "Sofosbuvir-based antiviral therapy in hepatitis C virus patients with severe renal failure". Finally, MD Solbu et al report on "Predictors of atherosclerotic events in patients on haemodialysis: post hoc analyses from the AURORA study".


CME lectures   
The 2 presentations released with this issue all deal with volume –related issues.
Prof. Frank M. Van Der Sande (Maastricht, the Netherlands) provides an overview on "Does achieving bioimpedance guided normovolaemia increase intradialytic hypotension and loss of residual renal function?".
Prof. Andrew Davenport (London, United Kingdom) rveiws the association of "Hydration status and survival in haemodialysis".


Enjoy NDT-Edu!


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