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January 2, 2023

As Pediatric Nephrologists, we all see complement activation in multiple tropical illnesses from typhus to malaria

This week, we report successful use of Eculizumab in S Pneumoniae Empyema HUS, in a 3-yr-old who was anuric, on CRRT to being discharged with normal kidney function in 2 weeks! The Scientific Letter from ‘Indian J Pediatrics’ is attached at this link https://rdcu.be/c1ZJz

December 7, 2022

We have used Eculizumab in past at multiple instances and published our experience

There’s a need to have more anti-complement drugs in Indian market. Eculizumab is costly and difficult to procure, at times when it’s needed. We have used Eculizumab in past at multiple instances and published our experience. From next year, our center would be part of multinational, multicentric trial for a new subcutaneous C5 blocker Crovalimab

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November 30, 2022

It was an honour to be at ‘AIIMS Master Class in Pediatric Nephrology’ this week and speak on ‘Recent Trends in Pediatric Kidney Replacement Therapy.

Spoke on what’s new and upcoming in the field of critical care pediatric nephrology especially about dialysis. Met many young PGs from across India!

November 17, 2022

Happy to be part of this publication on ‘Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome’

Happy to be part of this publication on ‘Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome’ with colleagues from Saudi Arabia and Dr Christopher Licht from Canada, which deals with how and when to discontinue Eculizumab (a very costly therapy indeed) in selected group of patients.

November 1, 2022

As you are aware that the TINKER Group (a subgroup of PCRRT-ICONIC) is working on Neonatal AKI

We recently published one of derivation & validation of STARZ neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score. This week we publish validation of the STARZ score on group of 750 prospectively followed babies from DMC Ludhiana, Punjab, India in ‘J Neonatal Perinatal Medicine’. The link for paper is here https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36189502/

October 17, 2022

IPNA Webinar on AKI

Join us for the IPNA Webinar on AKI on this Thursday on 20th October Link for Registration http://bit.ly/3CDK6Un

October 17, 2022

Pediatric Nephrology Annual Conference 2022

It was an honour to speak today at ‘Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar’ ! Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar is the most prestigious Pediatric Nephrology meeting in USA, which has been happening since last 5 decades. The current meeting is 48th Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar. I spoke in the ‘Heroes’ session on ‘STARZ- Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification

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October 11, 2022

Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar & Critical Care Workshop

Do join us in ‘Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar’ this weekend ! Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar is the most prestigious Pediatric Nephrology meeting in USA, which has been happening since last 5 decades. The current meeting is 48th Miami Pediatric Nephrology Seminar. I shall be speaking in the ‘Heroes’ session on ‘STARZ- Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification

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September 30, 2022

Starting Outreach Medanta Pediatric Nephrology Clinic in Varanasi

Starting Outreach Medanta Pediatric Nephrology Clinic in Varanasi from this weekend! Important to reach far off places to serve children with kidney disorders.

September 26, 2022

Point-of-care ultrasound in pediatric nephrology

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is rapidly evolving with increasing use in clinical practice. Today our group publishes an Educational Review in the journal ‘Pediatric Nephrology’ on ‘POCUS in Pediatric Nephrology’. The review covers everything you need to know about POCUS from devices, use in outpatient and critical children with kidney disorders, and to guide

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September 22, 2022

IPNA 2022

Was an honour to speak IPNA 2022 meeting, Calgary, Canada on what we do everyday, ‘Prolonged Intermittent Kidney Replacement Therapy in Critical Children’. A modality which is so relevant for less resourced nations. IPNA IPNA Foundation: Great Care for Little Kidneys Everywhere

September 14, 2022

Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association

Guys stay tuned for #ACPN23 Dubai Asian Pediatric Nephrology Association November 23 with a Pre-Congrese PCRRT-ICONIC Critical Care Pediatric Nephrology Course & Workshop !! IPNA Foundation: Great Care for Little Kidneys Everywhere IPNA

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