Sarah Steinbach,DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM-SAIM, Diplomate ECVIM-CA


Dr. Steinbach is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine. She graduated from the Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern, Switzerland in 2008. After an Internship at the Vetsuisse Faculty University of Bern, Switzerland she completed a Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Justus-Liebig University, Giessen, Germany and The Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom. Dr. Steinbach has been on the faculty of Purdue University since 2015, where she is Co-Director of the Purdue Veterinary Hemodialysis Service. Her main area of work and research interests are in clinical nephrology and urology, with a special interest in acute and chronic hemodialysis and interventional urology. Dr. Steinbach has presented lectures nationally as well as internationally. The lectures listed are examples and please do not hesitate to contact Dr. Steinbach directly to discuss further potential lecture topics.

Past Presentations

Diagnosis and Management of Acute Kidney Injury
This lecture covers the diagnostic and therapeutic approach to acute kidney injury (AKI). It includes how to differentiate between acute and chronic kidney disease, and how to exclude pre- or post-renal components. It focusses on staging AKI and guides through medical management of AKI patients as well as giving indication to as when to refer. Basics of hemodialysis in a veterinary patient are covered as well.
Overview of Hemodialysis
This lecture covers the basic principles of hemodialysis. Which patients can profit? When do I refer? How does it work? What are the costs? These are just some of the questions getting answered. This lecture is available for veterinarians as well as veterinary technicians.
Chronic Kidney Disease:Diagnosis, Staging and Management accordingto the International Renal Interest Society (IRIS)
Beside the diagnostic approach to a patient with potential chronic kidney disease (CKD), this lecture covers the most recent changes to the IRIS system. The different therapeutic approaches and intervention in each IRIS stage are discussed and it gives assistance on how to incorporate the new renal biomarker SDMA (symmetric dimethyl arginine) in the decision making.
Diagnosis and managementof Protein-losing Nephropathy
This lecture covers the work-up and therapeutic approaches of patients with glomerular disease as outlined by the consensus statements published by ACVIM.

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