About this event

  • Date and time Mon 13 Sep 2021 from 1:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Cardiology

Join this subspecialty training day that will provide an overview of the latest evidence in the management of patients with heart failure and renal failure, including the use of IV iron and SGLT2 inhibitors.  

This webinar aims to:

  • Know the current ESC guidance for heart failure. 
  • Know the latest evidence for use of IV iron in cardiorenal patients 
  • Be able to troubleshoot offloading the difficult cardiorenal patient. 
  • Know the latest evidence for SGT2i in heart failure and renal disease.  
  • Be able to effectively manage hyperkalaemia in the cardiorenal patient.  

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The webinar recording will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar broadcast via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place. 

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Key speakers

Professor Debasish Banerjee

Consultant Nephrologist, St George’s Hospital

Speaker's biography

Professor Banerjee is a clinical nephrologist managing CKD, dialysis and kidney transplant patients with much expertise in CKD patients with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, heart failure and diabetes. As a member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, and following his establishment of a unique kidney failure - heart failure clinic at St George’s, he has created international strategies for managing CKD patients with cardiovascular disease. As part of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) Renal Association Clinical Study Group, he has assisted in the formulation of national guidelines for the management of CKD patients with the added complication of diabetes.


To further his clear and keen research interest, he has received grants from the British Heart Foundation, Kidney Research UK, the Wellcome Trust (ISSF), Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity and St Georges’ Hospital Charity. As a member of Kidney Research UK’s cardio-renal study group and as a reviewer for the MRC, NIHR, and Kidney Research UK, he has been involved in reviewing research in the cardiovascular complications of CKD in the UK. He serves the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) action of clinical trials as the co-chair for patient engagement group, to improve patient involvement in international nephrology trials. He is also the Chairman of the Training and Education Committee of The Renal Association.

Dr Susan Piper

Consultant Cardiologist, Kings College Hospital

Speaker's biography

Dr Sue Piper is a Consultant Cardiologist at King’s College Hospital, with a specialist interest in heart failure. She undertook her Cardiology training in South London, completing an MD(Res) at King’s College London, studying the use of novel biomarkers for the monitoring of chronic heart failure. She is the clinical lead for the integration of heart failure services across the institutes of King’s Health Partners and the local communities of Southwark and Lambeth. Dr Piper is a Councillor of the British Society for Heart Failure and Chair of the Society’s Education Committee. She also Chairs the Pan[1]London Heart Failure Steering Group and is a member of the Patient Care Committee of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.

Dr Lisa Anderson

Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Reader, St George’s University Hospitals London

Speaker's biography

Dr Anderson is a Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s Hospital and Honorary Reader in Cardiovascular Medicine at the St George's University of London. She is the current Deputy Chair of the British Society for Heart Failure. She led a project to open the UK's first Acute Heart Failure inpatient unit at St George's in April 2016, providing specialist nursing, therapist and cardiac care to admitted patients with heart failure. She proposed the NCEPOD confidential enquiry into inpatient heart failure deaths and subsequently chaired the writing group for the UK Ambulance Service guidelines for heart failure in 2018.  


She has active research interests in V122I ATTR-CM, heart failure and Cardiac Magnetic Resonance. She sits on the British Society for Heart Failure Research Committee. She sat on the St George’s Research Ethics Committee between 2007 and 2013. She has a subspecialty interest in Cardiac MRI and my original paper describing T2* for the measurement of cardiac iron is one of the most internationally cited publications in this field. 


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Welcome and introduction

Dr Teresa Castiello - Croydon University Hospital, Dr Andrew Marshall - East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Dr Arjun Ghosh - Barts Heart Centre

European Society of Cardiology heart failure guidelines update

Dr Lisa Anderson - Consultant Cardiologist and Honorary Reader, St George’s University Hospitals London

Questions and answers
IV Iron in heart failure and chronic kidney disease

Professor Debasish Banerjee, Consultant Nephrologist, St George’s Hospital

Questions and answers
Sodium-glucose transport 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors in heart failure and renal disease

Dr Susan Piper, Consultant Cardiologist, Kings College Hospital

Questions and answers
Management of hyperkalaemia in patients with heart failure and renal failure

Dr Kieran McCafferty, Consultant Nephrologist, St Bartholomew’s Hospital

Questions and answers



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM.

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted. 

Special rates for difficult times
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic.

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