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Correcting medicine's use of race in clinical algorithms

Recent efforts have pushed institutions to reconsider the use of race not just in estimating kidney function, but in a variety of algorithms and scores.
1 May 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up visit for a kidney transplant

A 40-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit for a kidney transplant he received 2 years ago. History is also significant for hypertension. Medications are tacrolimus, mycophenolate mofetil, prednisone, and nifedipine. Which treatment should be added?
23 Feb 2021

MKSAP Quiz: Evaluation of an elevated serum creatinine level

A 71-year-old man is evaluated in the hospital for an elevated serum creatinine level. He was hospitalized 2 days ago for a 4-day history of progressive right lower leg cellulitis. History is also significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus with prior episodes of cellulitis. Following a physical exam, lab studies, and a kidney biopsy, what is the most likely cause of this patient's kidney disease?
11 Aug 2020

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for back pain 1 week ago

A 26-year-old man is evaluated during a follow-up visit after presenting to an urgent care clinic for back pain 1 week ago. Laboratory studies at that time were significant for a serum creatinine level of 1.4 mg/dL (123.8 ┬Ámol/L); other laboratory studies, including urinalysis, were normal. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate management?
3 Mar 2020


Thomas E. Andreoli, MACP.
1 May 2009

Devil can be in the details for DME requests

This issue covers topics including requests for durable medical equipment (DME), screening for stages 1 to 3 chronic kidney disease, and diagnosis of meningitis.
1 Jul 2014

Guidelines on peripheral arterial ultrasound and physiologic testing

New guidelines describe the appropriate uses of arterial ultrasound and physiological testing for patients with known or suspected peripheral vascular disorders.
19 Jun 2012

Early hemodialysis initiation may be harmful to patients

Intensive statin therapy lowered risk even for low LDL patients
16 Nov 2010

Albumin-creatinine ratio in morning urine is most predictive

FDA panel divided on rosiglitazoneCoumadin samples recalledLeflunomide gets new boxed warning
20 Jul 2010


William C. Waters III, MACP.
1 May 2011

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