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Pitt CCM Faculty and Fellows Represented at the American Society of Nephrology Renal Week 2009 42nd Annual Meeting & Scientific Exposition

Sun, 11/01/2009

John A. Kellum, MD, Professor of Critical Care Medicine presented three lectures entitled “Hemodynamic Monitoring and Volume Management,” “Advances in the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock,” and “The Strong Ion Approach to Acidosis in the ICU.” Kai Singbartl, MD, Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine presented a poster entitled Kidney-Lung Interactions during Pneumonia. Two CRISMA fellows presented posters: Xiaoyan Wen presented “Hospital Versus Community-Acquired Acute Kidney Injury in the Critically Ill: Differences in Epidemiology and N-Acetylcysteine Is Effective for Prevention but Not Treatment of Acute Kidney Injury in Mice” and Nattachai Srisawat presented “Plasma NGAL for Recovery from Sepsis-Induced Acute Kidney Injury.”