A Deep Dive Into Pulmonary Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews Murali Chakinala, MD (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 21, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FDA Advisory Committee Split on SGLT 1/2 Inhibitor for T1D
(MedPage Today) -- Sotagliflozin's DKA risk daunts panel members in 8-8 vote (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 17, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Statins Cut Retinopathy Risk in Type 2 Diabetes
(MedPage Today) -- Regular use in patients with dyslipidemia also decreased progression (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 10, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Trina Founder G. Ford Gilbert Pleads Guilty in Bribery Case
(MedPage Today) -- Admits to one conspiracy count in deal with prosecutors (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 7, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A to Z with Richard Bach, MD
(MedPage Today) -- Andrew Perry, MD, interviews specialty center director (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

LVEF Boost From Afib Ablation Tied to Better Outcomes in HF
(MedPage Today) -- Deaths nearly halved compared to standard therapy (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

MitraClip Benefits From Real-Time Monitoring of Left Atrial Pressure
(MedPage Today) -- Increase in LA mean pressure predictive of worse short-term clinical outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Case Report: Dialysis Patient Develops Challenging Comorbidity
(MedPage Today) -- Elderly man with end-stage renal disease presents with evolving and unexplained symptoms (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Kidney Stones Tied to Renal Carcinoma
(MedPage Today) -- But more research is needed to unravel mechanisms behind the relationships, study authors say (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 20, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Renal Denervation May Help With Glycemic Control
(MedPage Today) -- BP reduction not the only effect observed in small non-diabetic cohort (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Barbershop BP Intervention Benefits Sustained
(MedPage Today) -- Community-based intervention has lasting benefits, trial follow-up shows (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Vitamin D Analogue No Help for CV Prevention in Hemodialysis Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Trial limited to patients without secondary hyperparathyroidism (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 13, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Are T2D Patients Monitoring Blood Glucose Needlessly?
(MedPage Today) -- Claims data suggest 1 in 7 patients do unnecessary daily fingersticks (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 10, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Poor Prognosis for Aggressive Skin Ca After Organ Transplant
(MedPage Today) -- Less than one-fourth of patients alive 5 years from diagnosis (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 7, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Renal Denervation: FDA Panel, Industry Mostly on the Same Page
(MedPage Today) -- Consensus largely greenlights development plans (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Say Yes to Cardiac Contractility Device in Heart Failure
(MedPage Today) -- Overwhelming vote to recommend approval, despite many misgivings (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 5, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

FFR for CABG; Botox Arrhythmia Prevention; Med Device Investigations
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - December 3, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

TAVR $$ in Intermediate Risk; ASD From MitraClip; Industry Payments
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Year in Review: Cardiology
(MedPage Today) -- New guidelines, PCSK9s, fish oil, TAVR, MitraClip, and aspirin (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Top-Ranked Hospitals Have Better Survival Rates
(MedPage Today) -- U.S. News and World Report rankings not associated with fewer readmissions (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Health Monitors Move to Ears; Skin Glow Screening; Imaging Isotope Shortage
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Newest CoreValve THVs Generally Perform Well, Save One Issue
(MedPage Today) -- Evolut PRO suffers from numerically higher pacemaker rate (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 19, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Inhaled Inorganic Nitrite No Help for HFpEF
(MedPage Today) -- Exercise capacity not improved over placebo in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Factors Independent of Race Associated with Higher Acute MI Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Pre-hospitalization characteristics tied to health outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 2, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Colectomy May Boost Diabetes Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Large registry study suggests role for altered intestinal microbiota and hormones post-surgery (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 2, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

MitraClip Redux: Mortality Key in COAPT
(MedPage Today) -- Samir Kapadia, MD, discusses the landmark trial (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - November 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Sparsentan Cuts Proteinuria in Rare Kidney Disorder
(MedPage Today) -- Significant reduction in UP/C ratio with higher doses in focal segmental glomerulosclerosis patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Acute Kidney Injury Linked with Higher Dementia Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Risk heightened even among those with full renal recovery (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 29, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Home Hemodialysis Tied to Better Survival in Incident Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Patient's ages (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 28, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: Pill Mill Crackdown; Cannabis Knockoff; Live Breast Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Morning Break: CVOTs on Trial; One Child, 10 Lb of Candy; Is Alzheimer's Viral?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 24, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Frail Seniors Do Best With Transfemoral Approach to TAVR
(MedPage Today) -- Higher mortality seen with more invasive access routes (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

The Rest of the Story on Vitamin B for Stroke Prevention
(MedPage Today) -- J. David Spence, MD, digs into the developing rationale for a different kind of B (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 17, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Roux-en-Y: What's the Best Measurement? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests percentage of max weight lost (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 16, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Mitral Valve Clip: From Anecdote to Explosive Development
(MedPage Today) -- COAPT trialist Michael Rinaldi, MD, on why " we've only scratched the surface " (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 11, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

PCSK9i Access Easing; Monday SCD Mystery; Finger-Prick HF Monitor?
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 8, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Antisense Lp(a) Agent; Overdose Drug with AEDs; Mixed CV Results for T2D Drug
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - October 1, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

What'New Amsterdam' Gets Wrong
(MedPage Today) -- John Higgins, MD, highlights lapses in NBC pilot episode -- but gives a thumbs-up too (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

TCT: Lab Study Questions Washing Protocols for Bioprosthetic Heart Valves
(MedPage Today) -- Suggests increased leaflet thrombosis risk when storage solutions are rinsed away pre-implant (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 26, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Moms' Gluten in Pregnancy Tied to Kids' T1D Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But absolute risk was small; evidence called too weak to support diet change (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 19, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Resistant Hypertension Now Starts at 130/80 mm Hg (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- AHA updates guidelines in line with 2017 BP recommendations (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - September 14, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

ESC: Interatrial Shunting Safe in HFpEF, Pivotal Trial to Come
(MedPage Today) -- Device eases left-sided filling pressure, but to what clinical significance? (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

ESC: Tafamidis Cuts Deaths, Admissions in TTR Cardiac Amyloidosis
(MedPage Today) -- Plus clear advantage seen in 6-minute walk test (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 27, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Collagen for T1D Reversal? Menopause Office Policy; 1,116 IVF Needles
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 24, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Study: No Best Second-Line Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But DPP-4 inhibitors had better safety than sulfonylureas (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 24, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

HF Biomarker May Bias Trial Entry
(MedPage Today) -- Some groups tend to have lower natriuretic peptide levels (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 22, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Tdap in Pregnancy; Smoking and Weight Gain: It's PodMed Double T! (with audio)
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include vaccination in pregnant women and ASD; treating stroke outside the window; smoking, mortality, and weight gain; and five risk factors for death in type 2 diabetes. (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 18, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Transplant with HCV-Infected Kidney Seems Feasible
(MedPage Today) -- Small trial found good cure rate, renal function in HCV-negative patients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 7, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Herceptin Tied to Heart Issues in Breast Ca Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Adherence to cardiac monitoring less than ideal in trastuzumab recipients (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Cardiologist Killer's Grudge; Medicare $$ Bump; Sensitive Troponin I Cleared
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - August 6, 2018 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news