Point & Counterpoint

Our newest web exclusive features thought-provoking discussions on relevant clinical topics in nephrology and urology practice. Check out some of our video interviews with respected physicians and researchers.



Should ED patients be screened for CVD?

Yes
No
 Allen Seftel, MD  Serge Carrier, MD
Allen Seftel, MD

Cooper University

Serge Carrier, MD

McGill University


Should we screen for CKD?

Yes
No
 Peter McCullough, MD  Howard Fink, MD
Peter McCullough, MD

St. John Providence Health System

Howard Fink, MD

Minneapolis VA Medical Center


Anticoagulation for CKD and dialysis with Afib

Pro
Con
   
Charles Herzog, MD

Hennepin County Medical Center

Catherine Clase, MD

McMaster University


Radical vs. partial nephrectomy

Radical Partial
   
Alexander Kutikov, MD

Fox Chase Cancer Center

John Gore, MD, MS

University of Washington


Low-risk renal tumors: Immediate treatment vs. active surveillance

Immediate treatment Active surveillance
   
Mitchell Benson, MD

Chairman, Department of Urology
Columbia University

David Chen, MD, FACS

Surgeon, Department of Surgical Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center



Early vs. late dialysis initiation

Early Late
   
Anthony Valeri, MD

Medical Director, Hemodialysis
Columbia University

John Capelli, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University



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