Freely Filtered 005 IgA Nephropathy

The Filtrate (minus Samira) gather to talk about predicting the natural (or not so natural history) of IgA nephropathy.


Joel Topf

Jennie Lin

Matt Sparks

Swapnil Hiremath

Show Notes:

Levi Strauss:

Levey MDRD study:

ADPKD Total Kidney Volume:

Halt PKD:

Tempo 3:4 Trial:

Description description of IgA nephropathy by Berger and Hiunglais:

The reprint in JASN in 2000 with commentary as part of the Milestones in Nephrology series: JASN supplies an English translation from the original French.

Nice reference from JASN backing up Matt’s assertion that preeclampsia and not IgA nephropathy is the most common glomerular disease in the world:

Description of the Singapore Army screening recruits from the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology:

Description of the Japanese glomerulonephritis screening program:

Swapnil’s studies on autopsy studies:



Nephrology Secrets, either one of the best or the best nephrology textbooks ever:

TESTING Trial on NephJC:

Stop-Iga Trial on NephJC:

Testing Trial two: Therapeutic Evaluation of Steroids in IgA Nephropathy Global Study Low Dose Study:

MEST Score versus MEST-C in NephJC:

Nice discussion of the statistical tests during the Tweet Chat by people who know their stats (I.e. not Joel):

Tweet-length description of IDI:

Assessing the performance of prediction models: a framework for traditional and novel measures.

Net Reclassification Indices for Evaluating Risk-Prediction Instruments: A Critical Review

Predicting Progression in CKD: Perspectives and Precautions

The Article by Nancy Cook in Circulation that Jennie was talking about: Use and misuse of the receiver operating characteristic curve in risk prediction.

Discovery of new risk loci for IgA nephropathy implicates genes involved in immunity against intestinal pathogens

Genome-wide polygenic risk predictors for kidney disease

Where does Matt find minutia like the grams of IgA produced a day? Here:

Animal models of IgA nephropathy:

Matt’s Book Originals:

Eric Neilson, Dean of Northwestern University

Brussels sprout Insta-famous dog and future dean of the medical school:

Josh Farkas Rantorial about Contrast Nephropathy:

Swapnil’s Tweetorial about Contrast Nephropathy:

Tukaram’s pic of NEJM’s progression from Contrast Induced Nephropathy to Contrast Associated Nephropathy:

Zero sodium dialysate for heart failure?