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Will PRESERVE preserve the contrast AKI status quo?

Will PRESERVE preserve the contrast AKI status quo?

This week, we will discuss the fresh-off-the-press NEJM paper on the utility of using NAC (vs placebo) or bicarb-based hydration (vs saline) in preventing contrast AKI. A medical reversal that has taken almost 2 decades...

IgA Nephropathy: Testing Steroids Again

IgA Nephropathy: Testing Steroids Again

Stop-IgAN suggested steroids may not be useful in patients with intermediate range proteinuria. Now, in a different population with more proteinuria, TESTING finds a mixed result: some benfit + more adverse events. Should we keep on TESTING?