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November 19, 2016

Liraglutide and Renal Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes: Results of the LEADER Trial

ASN 2016 High Impact Clinical Trial Johannes F. Mann, Kristine Brown Fandsen, Gilbert Daniels, Peter Kristensen, Michael Nauck, Steve Nissen, Stuart Pocock, Neil Poulter, Soren Rasmussen, William Steinberg, Mette Stockner, Bernard Zinman, Florian Baeres, Richard Bergenstal, Steve Marso, John Buse. Erlangen, Germany. Liraglutide, as compared to placebo, was studied in a RCT of 9340 high-risk […]

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November 19, 2016

Remote ischaemic preconditioning (RIPC) leads to sustained improvement in allograft function following live donor (LD) kidney transplantation: 5 year follow up in the REnal Protection Against Ischaemia Reperfusion in transplantation (REPAIR) study

ASN 2016 High Impact Clinical Trial Kristin Veighey, Jennifer Nicholas, Tim Clayton, Raymond Macallister Using 4 cycles of ischemia/reperfusion in the preoperative living donors, remote ischemic preconditioning (RIPC) was evaluated regarding its impact on post-tranplant outcomes.  The primary endpoint was iohexal GFR at 12 months and secondary endpoints were change in eGFR, graft loss or death. […]

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November 19, 2016

Efficacy and Safety of Sparsentan, a Dual Angiotensin II (Ang II) and Endothelin (ET) Type A Receptor Antagonist, in Patients with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS): A Phase 2 Trial (DUET)

High Impact Clinical Trials ASN 2016 Howard Trachtman, Peter J. Nelson, Radko Komers In the phase 2 DUET trial that included 96 patients with focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), sparsentan, a dual angiotensin II and endothelin type A receptor antagonist, was evaluated to determine the impact on proteinuria. As compared to irbesartan, urinary protein excretion was […]

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November 19, 2016

AURA-LV: Successful Treatment of Active Lupus Nephritis with Voclosporin

ASN 2016 High Impact Clinical Trial William Franklin Pendergraft, James A. Tumlin, Brad H. Rovin, Mary Anne Dooley, David R.W. Jayne, David Wofsy, Frederic A. Houssiau, David Isenberg, Tak Mao Chan, Neil Solomons, Robert B. Huizinga In patients with biopsy proven lupus nephritis, complete remission at 24 weeks was reached by 32.6% (p = 0.045) […]

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November 19, 2016

The Sodium Lowering in Dialysate (SoLID) Trial: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Low versus Standard Dialysate Sodium Concentration (DNa) during Hemodialysis (HD) for Regression of Left Ventricular (LV) Mass

ASN 2016 High Impact Clinical Trial Mark R. Marshall, Alain C. Vandal, Joanna Leigh Dunlop, Janak Rashme de Zoysa, Imad A. Haloob, Christopher J. Hood, John Irvine, Philip J. Matheson, David Mcgregor, Kannaiyan Samuel Rabindranath, David Semple. Auckland, New Zealand. Dialysate sodium (Na) concentration of 135 mmol/L vs 140 mmol/L did not effectively reduce left ventricular […]

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November 19, 2016

ASN 2016 Rabbit-ATG or Basiliximab Induction for Rapid Steroid Withdrawal after Renal Transplantation: An Open-Label, Multicentre, Randomized Controlled Trial

High Impact Clinical Trial Session at the 2016 ASN Christian Hugo, Michael Sean Wiesener, Mirian Opgenoorth, Oliver Thomusch. Dresden, Germany In low-tacrolimus treated, immunologically low-risk renal transplant recipients, rapid steroid withdrawal is safe with no impact on survival or biopsy-proven acute rejection.  Post-transplantation diabetes incidence is reduced from 39.2% to 23.9%(Basiliximab) or 22.7% (rATG) in […]

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September 18, 2012

Western Canada PD Days| Conference Alert

British Columbia is pleased to host the 22nd annual Western Canada PD Days conference in Vancouver. The conference will be held on February 7–9, 2013 at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel located in Coal Harbour, downtown Vancouver.   Western Canada PD Days is the only Canadian conference dedicated to peritoneal dialysis. WCPD is a showcase […]

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June 14, 2011

10th Annual Conference on Prevention in Renal Disease

Program details, faculty and on-line registration of the 10th Annual Conference on Prevention in Renal Disease (Toronto, September 16-17, 2011) are now available at www.nephroprevention.com Scholarships (waiving of early registration fee) will be given to the first 50 fellows/residents who will register.  Prizes for the best three abstracts.   Participation is limited to the first 300 […]

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August 20, 2010

9th Annual Conference on Prevention in Renal Disease

Dear colleagues: 9th Annual Conference on Prevention in Renal Disease- Toronto – October 1st & 2nd, 2010. September 6th is the DEADLINE for early registration and abstract submission. As in the past we will provide 50 scholarships to fellows/residents who will register early. For details of the program and on-line registration please visit: www.nephroprevention.com – […]

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May 1, 2010

2010 Nephroprevention Conference

Visit www.nephroprevention.com to find all the details about the exciting program (October 1st-2nd 2010), the impressive faculty, on-line registration, dates of early registration, abstract submission and details about scholarships for fellows to attend.

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July 28, 2009

Prevention in Renal Disease Conference 2009

The 8th Annual Conference on Prevention in Renal Disease that will take place in Toronto on September 25-26, 2009. In response to the recommendations of last year’s participants the following topics/themes will be covered this year: Dual Blockade: Beneficial or Harmful? Prevention in the Geriatric Patient Prevention in the Pediatric Patient Vexing Problems in Lupus Prevention […]

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July 1, 2009

3rd North American Chapter Meeting of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis

Conference alert The 3rd North American Chapter Meeting of the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis will take place on August 27-29, 2009 at the beautiful Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Thursday, August 27 will consist of a one day pre-course on fundamentals of peritoneal dialysis which will feature a number of world renowned speakers. […]

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