Welcome to NephJC, the Twitter Nephrology Journal Club.
NephJC is a nephrology journal club that uses Twitter to discuss the research, guidelines, and editorials that are driving nephrology. After the chat the conversations are archived by Symplur and in Storify. You can also follow our posts on Pubmed.
Thiazide induced hyponatremia occurs in about 10% of people. Is there a genetic link? Does that genetic link give clues to the mechanism of thiazide induced hyponatremia? Find out in the next exciting edition of #NephJC
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...
This week, we will discuss the fresh-off-the-press and fresh from KidneyWk REPRISE trial, which was also presented at the late breaking clinical trial session. Join us to discuss the nitty-gritty on Nov 14th and 15th
Join us this week as we discuss guidelines - with a difference. Hypertension, but in children - as the AAP unveiled them recently. The entire manuscript is over 70 pages, so make sure you read this succinct summary from Cathy Quinlan.
The NephJC Book Club is an annual tradition. Every summer we blog our way through a book of medical interest and have a Twitter-based book club discussion.
This was the third year. We read Vanessa Grubb's, Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers.
In 2016 we read Eric Topol's, The Patient Will See You Now
In 2015 we started the book club with Atul Gawande's, Being Mortal
The winners of the second annual NephJC Kidneys
Thanks for voting. On November 18th at the #KidneyWk TweetUp we announced the winners in all 5 categories.
Rookie of the year: Cathy Quinlan @KidneyCathy
Most Valuable Player: Roger Rodby @NephRodby
Engaged Scientist of the Year: Katalyn Susztak @KSusztak
See some great pictures from the event here.