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Journal Club

The Journal club meets every Saturday to update knowledge from research articles in peer reviewed medical journals and eventually implement the knowledge in our patient care. These Journal club meetings will be open to medical professionals outside our institute.

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Over the Past Weeks

 

Date & Time Articles

24 January 2015
12-1pm

Patiromer in Patients with Kidney Disease and Hyperkalemia
Receiving RAAS Inhibitors
The New England Journal of Medicine vol. 372 no. 3 January 15, 2015

Dr. Damodaran Pachaiappan, Nephrologist

24 January 2015
12-1pm

Ureterovesical anastomotic techniques for kidney
transplantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Transplant International 2014; 27(6): 593-605

Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

12 January 2015
3:30-4:30pm

Structure and function of immunoglobulins
J ALLERGY CLIN IMMUNOL FEB 2010

Dr. Nagaraj Lakshmeswar, M.D Pathologist

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Journal events - 2014

Date & Time Articles

12 December 2014
3:30-4:30pm

Why and how we determine nephron number
Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Apr;29(4):575-80

Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

12 December 2014
3:30-4:30pm

Urinary tract pacemaker cells: current knowledge and insights from nonrenal pacemaker cells provide a basis for future discovery
Pediatr Nephrol. 2014 Apr;29(4):629-35

Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

28 November 2014
3:30-4:30pm

Thrombospondin Type-1 Domain-Containing 7A in Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathyhy
The New England Journal of Medicine. November 21, 2014ediatr Nephrol. 2014

Dr.P.S.Shobhanaa, M.D.,
Pathologist

28 November 2014
3:30-4:30pm

Case Study - Patient with severe renal failure and obstruction to urinary tract

Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

15 November 2014
3:30-4:30pm

Clinical Case Study- Acute renal failure - A case of hemorrhagic nephritis in a 13 year old boy

Dr. Damodaran Pachaiappan, Consultant Nephrologist

06 September 2014
2-3pm

Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Children with Vesicoureteral Reflux
-June 19, 2014 | Vole: 370 | No.25 (33–34):472–476

Dr. Damodaran Pachaiappan, Consultant Nephrologist

23 August 2014
11-12noon

Reducing Catheter- Related Infections in Hemodialysis Patients
-Clin J Am Soc Nephrol  9: 1156-1159,2014
Dr. S.J. Aravindan.,Senior Registrar Nephrology


23 August 2014
11-12noon

Comparative Effectiveness of Two Catheter Locking Solutions to Redeuce Catheter-Related Bloodtream Infection in Hemsdialysis Patients.
 - Clin J Am Soc Nephrol  9 :1232-1239,2014
Dr. S.J. Aravindan., Senior Registrar Nephrology

09 August 2014
2-3pm

Detection of HLA antibodies
prior to renal transplantation:
prospects and limitations of new assayst

SWISS MED WKLY 2008 ; 138
(33–34):472–476
Dr.S. Nagaraj Lakshmeswar, M.D., Consultant Pathologist

17 July 2014
3-4pm

Peri-operative third party red blood cell transfusion in renal transplantation and the risk of antibody-mediated rejection and graft loss -Volume 29, Issues 1-4, December 2013, Pages 22-27- Transplant Immunology
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

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Journal events - 2013

Date & Time Articles

4 April 2013
2-3pm

The Impact Of Regulatory T Cells In Acute Rejection
Uwe Heemann
Nephral Dial Transplant
Vol 27, 2145-2146
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

28 March 2013
2-3pm

Effect Of Placebo On Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring In Childer
Pediatric Nephrology
Vol 27, May 2012
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

21 March 2013
2-3pm

Rituximab Therapy In Nephrotic Sndrome: Implication For Patients Management
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Vol 9, March 2013
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

21 March 2013
2-3pm

Preventive fluid and dietary therapy for urolithiasis: An appraisal of strength, controversies and lacunae of current literature
Indian Journal of Urology
Vol 27, Issue 3, July - sep 2011
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

14 March 2013
2-3pm

Improving The Estimating Equation For GFR A Clinical Prespective
AND
Vtiamin D-Baseline Status And Effective Dose
The New England Journal Of Medicine
Vol 367, Number 1, July 2012
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

14 March 2013
2-3pm

Pathogenesis Of The C3 Glomerulopathies And Reclassification Of MPGN
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Vol 8, November 2012

Dr.B.Praveen Shankar

7 March 2013
2-3pm

Renal Manifestations Of IgG4- Related Systemic Disease
Lynn D.Cornell, M.D., Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr.Jansi Ramalingam

28 February 2013
2-3pm

Effects Of Mycophenolic Acid On Highly Sensitized Patients Awaiting Kidney Transplant
Transplant Immunology Vol-28, Issue-1, Jan 2013
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

28 February 2013
2-3pm

Hantavirus Infection: An Emerging Infectious Disease Causing Acute Renal Faliure
Kidney International Vol-83, Issue-1, Jan 2013

Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

21 February 2013
2-3pm

Self-Monitoring of Blood Gulucose in Noninsulin-using Type 2 Diabetic Patients
Diabetes Care Vol-36, No-2, Jan- 2012

Dr.P.Gurumoothi

21 February 2013
2-3pm

The Surgical Cure For Diabetes?
The National Medical Journal Of India Vol-25, No-5, Sep/Oct- 2012

Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

15 February 2013
12-1pm

Dialysis Disequilibrium Syndrome
Pediatric Nephrology Vol-27, No-12, Dec- 2012
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

09 February 2013
10-11am

Asking the question again: are cation exchange resins effective for the treatment of hyperkalemia ?
Nephrol Dial Transplant (NDT)2012
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

19 January 2013
11-12pm

Echocardiographic Abnormalities in dialysis patients with normal
Ejection Fraction

Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation Vol-27, No-12, Dec- 2012
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

12 January 2013
10-11am

Hemodialysis-Induced Regional Left Ventricular Systolic
Dysfunction: Prevalence, Patient and Dialysis Treatment-Related Factors, and Prognostic Significance

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 7: 1615-1623, 2012.
Dr. D. Pachaiappan

05 January 2013
10-11am

Clinicopathological spectrum and the outcome of treatment of
upper tract transitional cell carcinoma
Indian Journal of Urology, Volume 28, Issue 2, April-June 2012.
Dr. Varun Rajan

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Journal events - 2011

Date & Time Articles

22 December 2011
3-4pm

Hybrid Modalities of Dialysis “PIRRT”
Dr. D. Pachaiappan

22 December 2011
3-4pm

Sudden, Unexpected Death in Epilepsy
The New England Journal of Medicine 1801-1811( November 10 2011/ vol 365 No-19)

Dosing of glucocorticosteroids in nephotic syndrome
Pediatric Nephrology(2011) 26 : 2095-2098
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

8 December 2011
3-4pm

Management Of Membranous Nephropathy - An Update
Dr. D. Pachaiappan

8 December 2011
3-4pm

Home blood pressure(BP) monitoring in kidney transplant recipients is more adequate to monitor BP than office BP
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation(8 Apr 2011) 26 : 3440-3451
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

1 December 2011
3-4pm

Variation in parathyroid hormone immunoassay results- a critical governance issue in the management of chronic kidney disease
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation(8 Apr 2011) 26 : 3440-3451
Dr.K.S.Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

24 November 2011
3-4pm

An Indian model for cost-effective CAPD with minimal man power and economic resource
Nephrol Dial Transplant (2011) 26: 3089–3091
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

24 November 2011
3-4pm

Procalcitonin: Uses in the Clinical Laboratory for the Diagnosis of Sepsis
Laboratory Medicine. 2010;41(3):173-177
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

17 November 2011
3-4pm

Crescenrtic Glomerulonephritis : A Clinical and Histomorphological Analysis of 46 cases
The Indian Journal Of Pathology And Microbiology Vol.54/Issue3/Jul-Sep 2011

Dr. K.S. Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

17 November 2011
3-4pm

Candiduria in Catheterized Intensive Care Unit Patients: Emerging Microbiological Trends
The Indian Journal Of Pathology And Microbiology Vol.54/Issue3/Jul-Sep 2011

Dr. K.S. Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

10 November 2011
3-4pm

Renal Ischemic Preconditioning: finally some good news for prevention of Acute Kidney Injury
Kidney International Volunme 80/ issue 8/   OCT(2)-2011

Dr. K.S. Ramalingam M.D., Chief Nephrologist

3 November 2011
3-4pm

Comparison of three different endescopic techniques in management of bladder calculli
Indian Journal of Urology
Dr.Sakthi

3 November 2011
3-4pm

Panretinal Photocoagulation For proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
The New England of Journal of Medicine
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

27 October 2011
3-4pm

The New Language of Medicine
The New England of Journal of Medicine
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

20 October 2011

3-4pm

Pitfalls in assessing renal function in patients with cirrhosis. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation(2011), June 2011 22:2735-2742

S.Saravanan & Dr.K.S.Ramalingam

13 October 2011
3-4pm

Steroid-Related Osteonecrosis-an update
The National Medical Journal of India May / June 2011
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

13 October 2011
3-4pm

Renal denervation : Potential impact on Hypertension in kidney disease
The National Medical Journal of India May / June 2011
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

13 October 2011
3-4pm

Surveillance and monitoring for chronic diseases : A virtual Investment
The National Medical Journal of India May / June 2011
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

13 October 2011
3-4pm

Building a foundation for better health: The Role of Aadhaar number
The National Medical Journal of India May / June 2011
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

29 September 2011
3-4pm

Urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin distinguishes pre-renal from intrinsic renal failure and predicts outcomes
Kidney International 2011
Dr. Pachaiappan
Low Dietary Sodium Intake Increases the Death Risk in Peritoneal Dialysis
Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2010
Ms. Janaki

22 April 2011
3-4pm

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone and its Correlation with Lipid Profile in the Obese - Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 2008
Ms. Dhayalini

1. Can Electronic Clinical Documentation Help Prevent Diagnostic Errors?
The New England Journal of Medicine
2. Risk Factors for Development of New-Onset Diabetes Mellitus in Pediatric Renal Transplant Recipients: An Analysis of the OPTN/UNOS Database Transplantation, 2010
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

Randomized controlled trial of icodextrin versus glucose containing peritoneal dialysis fluid - Clinical Journal of Am. Soc Neph,2009
Dr. P. Gurumoorthi

27 January 2011
3-4pm
Dr. S.J.Aravind
Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with secondary triventricular hydrocephalus from a haemorrhage or ischaemia in the posterior cranial fossa
Minim Invasive Neurosurgery 2010 
Dr. Balasenthilkumaran

13 January 2011
3-4pm

Emergence of Multi Drug Resistant Strains of Eschetichia coli Isolated from Urinary Tract Infection
The Open Conference Proceedings Journal, 2010
Ms. C. Sangeetha
Tolerance: an overview and perspectives
Nature Reviews Nephrology 2010
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam & Ms. A. Sathya
06 January 2011
3-4pm
Do meta-analyses in nephrology change the way we treat patients?
Kidney International
Mr. Rajesh Kumar John
Association of serum bicarbonate levels with mortality in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Ms. M. Thiruselvi

13 January 2011
3-4pm

Emergence of Multi Drug Resistant Strains of Eschetichia coli Isolated from Urinary Tract Infection
The Open Conference Proceedings Journal, 2010
Ms. C. Sangeetha
Tolerance: an overview and perspectives
Nature Reviews Nephrology 2010
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam & Ms. A. Sathya
06 January 2011
3-4pm
Do meta-analyses in nephrology change the way we treat patients?
Kidney International
Mr. Rajesh Kumar John
Association of serum bicarbonate levels with mortality in patients with non-dialysis-dependent CKD
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Ms. M. Thiruselvi

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Journal events - 2010

Date & Time Articles

08 July 2010
3-4pm

Metabolic memory and diabetic nephropathy: potential role for epigenetic mechanisms   
Nature Reviews Nephrology 
Dr. K.S.Ramalingam

Impact of Pulse Oximetry Surveillance on Rescue Events
and Intensive Care Unit Transfers
Anesthesiology
Dr. Sekar Michael

Patterns of Susceptibility of AspergillusIsolates Recovered from Patients Enrolled in the Transplant-Associated Infection Surveillance Network
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Ms. C. Sangeettha

01 July 2010
3-4pm

Pathologic Classification of Diabetic Nephropathy
J Am Soc Nephrol
Dr.Jansi Ramalingam
The pathogenesis and treatment of chronic allograft nephropathy
Nature Reviews Nephrologyy
Dr. Aravind

24 June 2010
3-4pm

Fluid consumption and knowledge levels of young male and female adults    
Ind. J. Nutr. Dietet.,  
Ms. Janaki

Value of Donor-specific Antibody Detection in First-Graft Renal Transplant Recipients with a Negative Complement-dependent Cytotoxic Crossmatch
Exp Clin Transplant
Mrs. Prabharani

Sample size calculations: basic principles and common pitfalls
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Mr. Rajeshkumar John

17 June 2010
3-4pm

Haemodiafiltration: promise for the future?  
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation  
Dr. P.Gurumoorthi

Elimination of Preoperative Testing in Ambulatory Surgery
Ambulatory Anesthesiology
Dr.S. Sekar Michael

Therapeutic efficacy of unilateral subthalamotomy in Parkinson’s disease: results in 89 patients followed for up to 36 months
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
Dr. Balasenthil Kumaran

10 June 2010
3-4pm

Emerging erithropoiesis - stimulating agents
Nature Reviews Nephrology  
Dr.S. Vikas

Diagnosis and treatment of renal artery stenosis
Indian Journal of Nephrology  
Ms. Dhayalini

03 June 2010
3-4pm

Serum magnesium in recovering acute renal failure
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology  
Ms.C. Sangeetha

Factors Affecting Graft and Patient Survival After Live Donor Kidney Transplantation in the UK
Transplantation
Ms.S. Sangeetha

Diagnosis and treatment of renal artery stenosis
Nature  Review Nephrology  
Dr. R.M. Vijay

27 May 2010
3-4pm

Pathogenesis of Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis
Pediatric Nephrology
Dr. Subha

Hemoglobin variants detected by hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) analysis and the effects on HbA1c measurements 
Intemational Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries
Ms. Vijayalakshmi

20 May 2010
3-4pm

Critical role for osteopontin in diabetic nephropathy
Kidney International
Dr. Sudha

The impact of transient and persistent acute kidney injury on long-term outcomes after acute myocardial infarction
Kidney International
Ms. R. Vanitha

Proteinuria: an enzymatic disease of the podocyte? ( Last week contd.,)  
Kidney International
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

13 May 2010
3-4pm

C-reactive protein and microalbuminuria in a multi-ethnic  Asian population
Nephrol Dial Transplant
Mr. Saravanan

Proteinuria: an enzymatic disease of the podocyte?
Kidney International
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

Contrast induced nephropathy in urology
Indian Journal of Urology
Dr. Sakthi Kumar

06 May 2010
3-4pm

Overview of the FGF23-Klotho axis
Pediatric Nephrology 2010
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

Antibodies against MICA Antigens and Kidney-Transplant Rejection
New England Journal of Medicine
Mr. Samuel

How to write a scientific article for a Medical Journal?
Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
Mr. Rajesh Kumar John

29 April 2010
3-4pm

Interaction Between Everolimus and Tacrolimus in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Pharmacokinetic Controlled Trial 
Transplantation,2010
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

Impact of human leukocyte antigen matching and recipients′ panel reactive antibodies on two-year outcome in presensitized renal allograft recipients.
Chin Med J 2010
Ms. Prabha Rani

Sodium and Potassium content of selected spices, Contiments, Nuts, Oil seeds, and ready to Reconstitute (RTR) mixes marketed in urban Baroda.
Indian Jr Nutrition & Dietetics
Ms. Janaki

22 April 2010
3-4pm

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone and its Correlation with Lipid Profile in the Obese Nepalese Population
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Ms. Dhayalini

Randomized controlled trial of icodextrin versus glucose containing peritoneal dialysis fluid
Clinical Journal of American Society of Nephrology
Dr. P. Gurumoorthi

15 April 2010
3-4pm

Raised serum homocysteine levels in patients of coronary artery Disease and the effect of vitamin B12 and folate on its concentration
Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
Ms. Vijayalakshmi

Efficacy and safety of alandronate in the prevetion of boneloss in renal transplant
Indian Journal o Nephrology
Dr. S.J. Aravind

Conservative management of 386 cases of unilateral vestibularschwannoma: tumor growth and consequences for treatment
Journal of Neurosurgery
Dr. Bala Senthil Kumaran

08 April 2010
3-4pm

Post – Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Annual Review of Medicine
Dr. S. Vikas

Long-Term Outcome After Cyclophosphamide Treatment in Children With Steroid-Dependent and Frequently Relapsin Minimal Change Nephrotic Syndrome
American Journal o Kidney Diseases
Dr. R.M. Vijay

01 April 2010
3-4pm

Comparison of HLA class I and II Molecular and Serological Typing within Clinical Laboratory
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transplant
Ms. Sangeetha

Perioperative management of acute and chronic anemia:has the pendulum swung too far?
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
Dr. Sekar Michael

Treating Shock — Old Drugs, New Ideas
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

25 March 2010
3-4pm

A comparative study of blood smear, QBC and antigen detection for diagnosis of malaria
Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology
Dr. R. Subha

1. Risk Factors for Renal Dysfunction in Type 2 Diabetes U.K. Prospective Diabetes Study 74
- Diabetes, Vol 55, June 2006
2. Diabetic kidney disease: act now or pay later
- Nature Reviews Nephrology March 2010.
Dr. N.Sudha

18 March 2010
3-4pm

1. Preoperative Electrocardiograms :  Patient Factors Predictive of Abnormalities
2. Preoperative Electrocardiograms : Obsolete or Still Useful?
Anesthesiology
Dr. Sekar Michael

11 March 2010
3-4pm

Subcutaneous versus intravenous administration of erythropoietin improves its efficiency for the treatment of anaemia in haemodialysis patients
NDT
Dr. S.Saravanan

Uric acid is associated with the rate of residual renal function decline in peritoneal dialysis patients
NDT
Mr. Saravanan

ISO/IEC 17025:1999 – Compliance to Clinical Laboratory and Process of Accreditation
Journal of the Academy of Hospital Administration
Mr. Samuel JC

04 March 2010
3-4pm

Infection control with limited resources: Why and how to make it possible?
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
Dr. K.S.Ramalingam

Probability Error in Diagnosis: The Conjunction Fallacy Among Beginning Medical Students
Family Medicine
Mr. Rajesh Kumar John

Immune system in renal injury and repair: burning the candle from both ends?
Pharmacology Research
Mrs. Prabha Rani

25 February 2010
3-4pm

 Prevalence and risk factors of albuminuria and chronic kidney diseasein Chinese population with type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose regulation: Shanghai diabetic complicationsstudy (SHDCS)
NDT
Ms. Dhayalini

18 February 2010
3-4pm

1. Outbreak of Scrub Typhus in Pondicherry 2. Diagnosis and Treatment of Scrub Typhus –The Indian Scenario
Journal of Association of Physicians of India
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

Mechanism of cellular rejection in transplantation
Pediatric Nephrology
Dr. Jansi Ramalingam

11 Febuary 2010
3-4pm

Management of hyperphosphatemia     
Hemodialysis International
Dr. P. Gurumoorthi

D-dimer is useful in the diagnosis of cortical venous sinus thrombosis
Neurology India
Dr. Balasenthil Kumaran

04 February 2010
3-4pm

Predictors of Postoperative Acute Renal Failure after Noncardiac Surgery in Patients with Previously Normal Renal Function
Anesthesiology
Dr. Sekar Michael

Eating behaviour prevalent among adolescent boys from high and middle income families in south India
The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics
Dr. Arulmani Amitharaj

Hypotensive and hypocholesterolemic effect of raw onion
The Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics 
Ms. Janaki

28 January 2010
3-4pm

Renal Vulnerability to Drug Toxicity    
Clinical Journal o American Society of Nephrology
Dr. R. Subha

An urban, water-borne outbreak of diarrhea and shigellosis in a district town in eastern India
The National Medical Journal of India
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

21 January 2010
3-4pm

Serum calcium Measurement: Total Versus free ( IONIZED) calcium
Indian Journal of Clinical Biochemistry
Ms. Vijayalakshmi

Nutritional Aspects In Renal Failure
Nephrology 2008
Ms. Suguna

Urinary tract infections : to prophylaxis or not to prophylaxis?
Pediatric Nephrology Sep, 2009
Dr. K.S.Ramalingam

07 January 2010
3-4pm

Pharmacotherapy and Surgery Treatment for the Severely Obese Adolescent
Jr. Peadiatric Health Care, 2009
Dr. N.Sudha

Nutritional Aspects In Renal Failure
Nephrology
Ms. Suguna

Salmonellosis and the GI Tract: More Than Just Peanut Butter
Cur. Gastroenterol. Rep
Ms. E. Sumithra

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Journal events - 2009

Date & Time Articles

 

31 December 2009
3-4pm

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: Epidemiological, clinical and prevention aspects
The National Medical Journal of India
Ms. Sangeetha

Plant-based vaccines against diarrheal diseases
Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association
Ms. S. Saradhamani

A Look at the Low-Carbohydrate Diet
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. K.S.Ramalingam

24 December 2009
3-4pm

International Expert Committee Report on the Role of the A1C Assay in the Diagnosis of Diabetes      
 Diabetes Care
Mr. Saravanan

Tracheostomy in the Intensive Care Unit: A Nationwide Survey
International Anesthesia Research Society
Dr. Sekar Michael

The H1N1 2009 Pandemic: Who is afraid of the big bad wolf?
The National Medical Journal of India
Dr. Jansi Ramalingam

17 December 2009
3-4pm

The multi-talented podocyte
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Dr. S. Vikas

Efficacy and tolerability of lamivudine in hepatitis B infected renal transplant recipients:A single center study
Indian Journal of Nephrology
Dr. R.M. Vijay

Clinician Attitudes Toward Biostatistics
Mayo Clinic Proceedings
Mr. Rajesh Kumar John

10 December 2009
3-4pm

1. HIV Vaccine Trial Results — An Opening for Further Research
The New England Journal of Medicine
2. Rise of the Machines — Left Ventricular Assist Devices
as Permanent Therapy for Advanced Heart Failure
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. K.S. Ramalingam

Crossmatch Testing in Kidney Transplantation: Patterns of Practice and Associations with Rejection and Graft Survival
Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl.
Ms. Prabha Rani

Cardiac Enzymes, Renal Failure and Renal Transplantation
Clinical Medicine & Research
Mr. Paveen Kumar

3 December 2009
3-4pm

Intracellular bacterial communities of uropathogenic Escherichia coli in urinary tract pathogenesis
TRENDS in Microbiology Vol.12 No.9 September 2004
Mr. Jonathan

Soluble HLA-G Expression and Renal Graft Acceptance American Journal of Transplantation 2006; 6: 2152-2156
Mr. Lokesh

Treatment of hypertension : postmarketing surveillance study results of telmisartan monotheraphy, fixed dose combination of telmisartan + hydrochlorothiazide / amlodipine
Journal of the Indian Medical Association
Dr. Ramakishnan

26 November 2009
3-4pm

The use of Therapeutic Plasmapheresis in the treatment of poisoned and snake bite victims: An academy emergency department’s experience.
Journal of Clinical Apheresis       
Dr. P. Gurumoothi

Positive Correlation of PTH-Related Peptide with Glucose in Type 2 Diabetes
Ms. Dhayalini

Serum cystatin C concentration as a marker of acute renal dysfunction in critically ill patients
Critical Care
Mr. Jestin P Jose

19 November 2009
3-4pm

Circadian sleep–wake rhythm disturbances
in end-stage renal disease
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Aravindan SJ

Invasive fungal infections following renal transplantation:
A review of 2410 recipients
Ann. Transplant                   
Mr. Chris Marx MI

12 November 2009
3-4pm

Steroid-free maintenance immunosuppression in
kidney transplantation: is it time to consider
it as a standard therapy?
 Kidney International
Dr. Vijay RM

New aspects of pre-eclampsia: lessons for the nephrologist
 Nephrology Dialysis Transplant
Dr. Vikas S

The Effect of Use of Dates on Serum Potassium in Non diabetic Hemodialysis Patients
Saudi Journal of Kidney Diseases and transplantation
Ms. Suguna

5 November 2009
3-4pm

Outpatient Gatifloxacin Therapy and Dysglycemia in Older Adults
Dr. Sudha N
The fallacy of ‘alternative’ medicine
nature reviews  nephrology
Prevalence of rheumatic heart disease: Has it declined in India?
Dr. K.S Ramalingam
29 October 2009
3-4pm
Case report: Unilateral negative pressure pulmonary edema - a complication of
endobronchial intubation
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
Dr. Sekar Michael
Membranous lupus nephritis in Chinese children-a case series and review of the literature
Pediatric Nephrology
Dr. Saravanan
Virus Nephritis after Renal Transplantation Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
Dr. Subha R
22 October 2009
3-4pm
Hazardous alcohol use in rural southern India: Nature, prevalence and risk factors
National Medical Journal of India
Dr. Radhakrishnan
Acetylcysteine and non-ionic isosmolar contrast-induced nephropathy—a randomized controlled study
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Stem cell research and Kidney Disease
Kidney Times
Mr. Samuel JC
15 October 2009
3-4pm
Donor biopsy evaluation at time of renal grafting
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Perioperative Safety in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery
New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Surgical Treatment of Obesity — Weighing the Facts
New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Bias in clinical research
Kidney International
Mr Rajesh Kumar John
08 October 2009
3-4pm
Haemophagocytic syndrome-a life-threatening complication of renal transplantation
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Dr. Jansi Ramalingam
Relationship between pp65 antigenemia levels and real-time quantitative DNA PCR for Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) management in immunocompromised patients
BMC Infectious Diseases
Mr. Jonathan
Molecular Phenotypes of Acute Rejection Predict Kidney Graft Prognosis
Journal of American Society of Nephrology
Mr. Lokesh
01 October 2009
3-4pm
Should renal biopsies be performed in the very elderly?
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Aravind
Observation time after kidney biopsy: when to discharge?
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Aravind
Epilepsy in the Elderly
Deutsches Ärzteblatt International
Dr. Bala Senthil Kumaran
Protocol Transplant Biopsies in Kidney Allografts: Why and When Are They Indicated?
Clinical Journal of American Society Nephrology
Dr. Gurumoorthi
24 September 2009
3-4pm
Should Coronary Screening be used in Cardiovascular Prevention Strategies?
New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Pre-eclampsia : A Foetal view
National Medical Journal of India
Dr. Ramalingam K S
10 September 2009
3-4pm
Randomized Comparative Efficacy of Dexamethasone to Prevent Postextubation Upper Airway Complications in Children and Adults in ICU
Indian Journal of Anaesthesia
Dr. Sekar Michael
Will non-coding RNAs help to decipher renal allograft failure?
Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Weighing Benefits and Risks – The FDA’s Review of Prasugrel
New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Intestinal Transplantation
New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Does elective re-sitting of intravenous cannulae decrease peripheral thrombophlebitis? A randomized Study
National Medical Journal of India
Dr. Ramalingam K S
03 September 2009
3-4pm
Controversies in the treatement if idiopathic membranous nephropathy
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Vijay R M
Looking into the crystal ball : Kidney Transplantation in 2025          
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Are we really dressed to kill?
Kidney International
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Clothes make the Man. Not any more
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
The National Medical Journal of India
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
27 August 2009
3-4pm
Urbanization – An Emerging Humanitarian Disaster
British Journal of Neurosurgery
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Putting clinical trial on trail - Lupus nephriti trials end in disappointment
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
20 August 2009
3-4pm
Typhoid Vaccines Ready for implementation
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Malaria Control – Addressing Challenges to Ambitious Goals
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Renal and Retinal Effects of EnalaprilThe New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
13 August 2009
3-4pm
An update on acute postinfectious glomerulonephritis worldwide
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Saravanan
Debating the source of hypertension
Nature Reviews Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
06 August 2009
3-4pm
Current Views on Collapsing Glomerulopathy
Journal of American Society of Nephrology
Dr. Sudha N
Nephrolithiasis
Kidney International
Dr. Ramalingam K S
30 July 2009
3-4pm
Psychosis-like syndrome associated with intermittent intracranial hypertension caused by a large arachnoid cyst o the left temporal lobe.
British Journal of Neurosurgery
Dr. Bala Senthil Kumaran 
Emergence of Vancomycin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) from a tertiary care hospital from northern part of India.
BMC Infectious Diseases
Mr. Jonathan Sampath  
23 July 2009
3-4pm
The effects of renal transplantation on circulating dendritic cells
Clinical and Experimental Immunology
Mr. Balakrishnan U 
A Surgical Safety Checklist to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in a Global Population
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Molecular Signatures induced by interleukin 2 on peripheral blood mononuclear cells and T cell subsets
Journal of Translational Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Interleukin 2 receptor antagonists for kidney transplant recipients
Cochrane Database Syst. Review
Dr. Ramalingam K S

Induction Strategies for Developing Economies
Journal of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation'
Dr. Ramalingam K S

Can Single Dose Induction Regimen With IL-2R Monoclonal Antibodies Improve Long Term Renal Function Over Multiple Doses In Indian Renal Transplant Recipients?
Journal of Nephrology and Renal Transplantation.
Dr. Ramalingam K S

16 July 2009
3-4pm
Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion (Insulin Pump) Therapy Can be Safely Used in the Hospital in Select Patients
Endocrine Practice
Dr. Sudha N
Pregnancy in women with existing lupus nephritis: predictors of fetal and maternal outcome
NDT
Dr. Jansi Ramalingam
09 July 2009
3-4pm
Dual inhibition with losartan and aliskiren: a promising therapeutic option for type 2 diabetic nephropathy?
Nature Clinical Practice
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Is it time to change the definition of normal urinary albumin excretion?
Nature Clinical Practice
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Is poverty a risk factor for CKD?
Nature Reviews - Nephrology
Dr. Ramalingam K S
02 July 2009
3-4pm
Ethics in Medical Research (a presentation)
Dr. Noela Prasad
25 June 2009
3-4pm
Brown Adipose Tissue ? When It Pays to Be Inefficient
The New England Journal of Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S

Clinical features, laboratory data, management and the risk factors that affect the mortality in patients with postoperative meningitis.
Neurology India
Dr.  Balasenthil Kumaran M R

18 June 2009
3-4pm
The Indian Polycap Study – Review of present status of  ‘the polypill’
The Lancet
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Comparison of two techniques for insertion of classic laryngeal mask airway
Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology
Dr. Sekar Michael 
11 June 2009
3-4pm
Efficacy and Safety of Tacrolimus Vs cyclosporine in children with steroid –resistant nephritic syndrome: A Randomized trial
Am.J Kidney Disease
Dr. Balakrishnan
HPV screening for Cervical cancer in Rural India
New Engl. Jr. Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
4 June 2009
3-4pm
Emerging biomarkers for Acute Kidney Injury
CLI
Dr. Jansi Ramalingam
Insulin sensitivity and cardiac autonomic function in young male preactitioners of Yoga
NMJI
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Long-term consequences of kidney donation
New Engl. Jr. Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
28 May 2009
3-4pm
Effect of Dipyrridamole plus Aspirin on Haemodialysis Graft Patency
New Engl. Jr. Medicine
Dr. Ramalingam K S
Prediction of the severity and outcome of acute tubular necrosis based on continuity of Doppler spectrum in the early period after kidney transplantation
Nephrol Dial Transplant
Dr. Ramalingam K S
21 May 2009
3-4pm
Evidence-based Nephrology – An Introduction
Mr. Rajesh Kumar John

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