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Perioperative albuminuria and clinical model to predict acute kidney injury in paediatric cardiac surgery

Happy & Proud to share with you that our DNB Nephrology Postgraduate Dr Arushi Nautiyal who did thesis with Dr Shyam Bansal and Dr Rajesh Sharma and me, got published in ‘Pediatric Nephrology’ journal today! It’s a landmark paper on AKI Risk Prediction for children undergoing a cardiac surgery. It emphasises the need to assess

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Virtual PEDIATRIC Kidney Transplant Update 2021

‘Virtual PEDIATRIC Kidney Transplant Update 2021’ was a very successful meeting with more than 800 attendees from across the world joining together to learn! Thanks to all of you for making it a grand success!

Our team published a very important review on ‘Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children

Our team published a very important review on ‘Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children with COVID- A Pediatric Nephrologist’s Perspective’ in journal ‘Clinical Kidney Journal’. This review is very important for all physicians, Pediatricians and Nephrologists taking care of children with COVID and AKI. Read More

Our ICONIC team has published a Core Curriculum in AJKD journal, on ‘Renal Cystic Disease in Newborns’

Our ICONIC team has published a Core Curriculum in AJKD journal, on ‘Renal Cystic Disease in Newborns’. This is our second core curriculum in the journal after the initial one in 2014 on ‘RRT in AKI in Pediatrics’. Read More

We publish results of The ROCKS Trial in the journal ‘Kidney International Reports’

ROCKS (Renal Outcomes in Children with acute Kidney injury post cardiac Surgery) trial looked at the long term renal outcomes in children who had AKI post cardiac surgery. The outcomes studies were urinary biomarker excretion, eGFR and hypertension. The study shows the biomarker remain elevated years after an episode of AKI, and further reinforces the

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Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score-STARZ Score

Presenting to you, ‘Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score-STARZ Score’ which we published this month in ‘Pediatrics Research’ journal (Nature Publications). The score has been developed on more than 700 newborns from 11 centres across India and serves as an important score to risk stratify newborns at risk of AKI early. The STARZ acronym is named

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An online dashboard for STARZ Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score has been made at the PCRRT-ICONIC

An online dashboard for STARZ Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score has been made at the PCRRT-ICONIC website at http://www.pcrrt.com/starz-neonatal.html You can use the dashboard to derive the score at bedside in the NICU.

PCRRT and ICONIC Advances in Critical Care Pediatric Nephrology Textbook

On the occasion of #WorldKidneyDay , we are happy to announce ‘PCRRT and ICONIC Advances in Critical Care Pediatric Nephrology Textbook’ with Springer’s Publisher. It shall be a regular feature dealing with newer updates in the field. The current edition deals with Point of Care Ultrasound in Children with AKI #POCUS and Biomarkers. The book

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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in pediatric nephrotic syndrome

A 2-year-old girl presented to the emergency room with recurrent seizures. The child had been diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome in the previous 2 weeks (serum albumin, 1.5 g/dl; serum creatinine, 0.4 mg/dl) and had been convulsing on and off since the week before presentation. Oral prednisolone (2 mg/kg per day) had been started for 2

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Uncommon cause of fever in a child with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome

Children with nephrotic syndrome are vulnerable to developing infections due to a state of relative immunodeficiency, malnourishment, and use of immunosuppression. Case characteristics: We herein report the case of a 3-year-old child with steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome who presented to us with fever of unknown origin. Observation: The child was found to have an atypical mixed

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