March 8, 2022
PCRRT Groups guidelines on AKI in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation now published in Journal of Pediatric Nephrology
Hematopoietic cell transplantation is a therapy to treat neoplastic & metabolic disorders, hematological diseases, & fatal immunological deficiencies, but a common complication is AKI. Read this evidence-based Guideline compiled by the PCRRT working group. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00467-022-05448-x
February 21, 2022
We published two academic quiz in ‘Pediatric Nephrologyâ journal on uncommon yet important issues
First Quiz is on familial macro thrombocytopenia and CKD, an entity which I see once in 2-3 years. An important entity to keep in mind. Link https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00467-022-05459-8 The second quiz is on two siblings who were referred to us 5 yrs back with HUS and gangrene. An important differential before labelling aHUS in the tropical
February 3, 2022
Critical Care Pediatric Nephrology & Pediatric Dialysis: A Practical Handbooks
Happy to see the success of our âHandbook of Protocols of Critical Care Pediatric Nephrology & Pediatric Dialysisâ with Springers Publishers! Itâs been two years and we get positive reviews each day! Thanks to the patients who are also teachers… Read More
February 2, 2022
Happy to share with you PCRRT-ICONIC Foundations Guideline on prescribing kidney replacement therapy
Happy to share with you PCRRT-ICONIC Foundations Guideline on prescribing kidney replacement therapy in critical children with liver failure published today in âFrontiers in Pediatricsâ. Itâs a very important position paper and I hope you and your colleagues shall find it useful when managing these sick children. Link to full text is here https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fped.2021.833205/full
January 21, 2022
Neonatal AKI is common in neonatal intensive care units & leads to worse outcomes
Read this Original Article on âNeonatal AKI Risk Prediction Scoringâ – the STARZ score – & its role in improving quality of care. Read More
December 25, 2021
Merry X Mas to all of you and your families! Overwhelmed by greetings by kids
Hereâs a x mas greeting by a child with Crescentic GN and my portrait by a recovering HUS child. May god bless them all! Wishing next year is less chaotic and peaceful for all of us !
November 13, 2021
Story of how a âsad faceâ Pre-transplant becomes a âhappy faceâ after transplant!
Made by our pediatric kidney transplant recipient today on post operative day 4 in ward! Reflects how transplantation improves the QOL in ESRD.
October 21, 2021
An artist in making! A child in the ward waiting for a transplant with a âto do listâ
An artist in making! A child in the ward waiting for a transplant with a âto do listâ; things to be done post transplant!
September 21, 2021
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 âPediatric Nephrologyâ journal today! Itâs a landmark paper on AKI Risk Prediction for children undergoing a cardiac surgery. It emphasises the need to assess
June 9, 2021
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.
June 5, 2021
Neonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score-STARZ Score
Presenting to you, âNeonatal AKI Risk Stratification Score-STARZ Scoreâ which we published this month in âPediatrics Researchâ 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
April 28, 2021
We publish results of The ROCKS Trial in the journal âKidney International Reportsâ
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