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The Fluid Wars Return: Can we restore Balance to the field

The Fluid Wars Return: Can we restore Balance to the field

March 13/14 we will discuss the pair of trials in NEJM from Vanderbilt: comparing balanced solutions to normal saline in critically ill & not ill patients. Join us for the next #NephJC to parse through SMART & SALT-ED

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...

Can Canaglifozin Communicate Consistency with CANVAS?

Can Canaglifozin Communicate Consistency with CANVAS?

Were the EMPA-REG Renal results chance, or is this a class effect? Let's take a deep dive into CANVAS, published in the NEJM recently, which examined the cardiovascular safety of canaglifozin in type 2 diabetes.