Getting ‘THE CALL’ for a deceased donor organ transplant….and coming to know it is from a high risk or increased risk donor. From someone who was has died of a drug overdose. What does it mean for a patient on dialysis eager to stop dialysis - but worried about receiving a gift that lasts? Susan Kjos explores the dilemma
To most Nephrologists, Nephronophthisis (NPH) is considered to be a rare autosomal recessive paediatric disease. However, this article by Snoek et al challenges that belief, by examining the prevalence of mutations that cause NPH, in adults with end stage renal disease (ESRD). Read our NephJC summary below and come along to our Twitter Journal Club discussion to find out whether you might consider a diagnosis of NPH, next time you see that patient carrying a label of ‘ESRD, cause unknown’.