NDT-EDUCATIONAL

Editorial issue 334

This 334th issue of NDT-E releases 3 very recent NDT papers. In the first one, C Bechade et al have studied the "Centre characteristics associated with the risk of peritonitis in peritoneal dialysis: a hierarchical modelling approach based on the data of the French Language Peritoneal Dialysis Registry". In the second one, P Rossignol et al report on "Hyperkalaemia prevalence, recurrence and management in chronic haemodialysis: a prospective multicentre French regional registry 2-year survey". And in the third one, SR Henderso and AD Salama reveiw the "Diagnostic and management challenges in Goodpasture's (anti-glomerular basement membrane) disease".
The last 2 papers of this issue were recently published in CKJ. H Pottel et have studied "Estimating glomerular filtration rate for the full age spectrum from serum creatinine and cystatin C".
Finally, D Sandoval  et al report on "Efficacity of mycophenolate treatment in adults with steroid-dependant/frequently relapsing idiopathic nephrotic syndrome".

CME lectures   
The 2 CME Lectures of this issue deal with the moving field of genetic kidney diseases. Pr Nine V.A.M. Knoers (Utrecht, the Netherlands) reveiws "Genetic testing for rare disorders : practical steps".
And Pr Olivier Devuyst (Zurich, Switzerland) reviews "Inherited tubulopathies".

Enjoy NDT-Edu and do not forget to register for the 54th ERA-EDTA Congress in Madrid, over 3 weeks!


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