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Medical Category: Renal and Genitourinary

Rebellion21: Kidneys and Contrast

In this 10 minute lecture from Rebellion in EM 2021, I discuss the literature, both old and new, on IV contrast and the risk of post-contrast acute kidney injury.

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Renal and Genitourinary

Rebellion21: Transplant Emergencies and Their Management via Chris Colbert, DO

In this 22-minute presentation from Rebellion in EM 2021, Dr. Chris Colbert, DO discusses transplant emergencies and how to manage them.

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Abdominal and GastroinstestinalInfectious DiseaseRenal and Genitourinary

REBEL Cast Ep98: Intravenous Contrast and Long-Term Kidney Impairment

Background: It has long been thought that intravenous contrast can lead to acute kidney injury. Recent data, however, has called this dogmatic teaching into question.  Unfortunately, the data arguing against the association of contrast with AKI comes from observational trials …

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Renal and Genitourinary

Adjunctive Pain Management of Renal Colic and Migraines

Background: Renal colic and migraine headaches are common emergency department presentations.  There are a wide range of medications available to treat pain from these disorders including opioids and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Opioids have two major issues: dependency and side effects …

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NeurologyRenal and Genitourinary

STARRT-AKI Trial: Timing of Renal Replacement Therapy Initiation in Acute Kidney Injury

Background Information: It is well documented throughout the literature that critically ill patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) with acute kidney injury have a higher morbidity and mortality.1–4 Acute kidney injury may be complicated by acidosis, hyperkalemia and …

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Endocrine, Metabolic, Fluid, and ElectrolytesRenal and Genitourinary

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