#386 Primary Aldosteronism, MRAs, and Renovascular Hypertension: NephMadness Pod Crawl 2023

Mar 20, 07:00 AM

We demystify primary aldosteronism, MRAs (mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists), non-steroidal MRAs, and how to recognize and treat renovascular hypertension with nephrologist/hypertension expert, Dr. Matt Luther (@DrJMLuther) as part of the NephMadness  PodCrawl 2023. Fill out a bracket for NephMadness and check out all eight NephMadness PodCrawl participants at NephMadness.com/podcrawl (list below) and the MRA region write-up by Micah Schub (@AcidBassMD).

  • The Curbsiders
    gets the skinny on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists
  • Core IM will be covering Kidney Transplant in their classic Five Pearl format
  • The CardioNerds will be covering the effect of Heart Failure Devices on Kidney Health
  • Freely Filtered will try to understand thrombotic microangiopathy
  • ISN Global Kidney Care goes deep on IgA nephropathy
  • The Cribsiders look at transitions, first the Pediatrics to Adult nephrology transition and then from living to death with palliative nephrology 
  • Fellow on Call will be covering Onconephrology
  • And finally, The Nephron Segment looks at Transgender Health and CKD

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Show Segments

  • Intro
  • Diagnosis and Management of Primary Aldosteronism (PA)
  • MRAs vs non-steroidal MRAs (mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists)
  • NephMadness MRA region picks
  • Renovascular Hypertension
  • Outro


  • Writer and Producer: Matthew Watto MD
  • Show Notes: Matthew Watto MD
  • Cover Art & Infographic: Matthew Watto MD
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
  • Reviewer: Leah Witt MD
  • Showrunners: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
  • Technical Production: PodPaste
  • Guest: J. Matthew Luther MD

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