About this event

  • Date and time Thu 12 Dec 2019 from 8:30am to 10:00pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Nephrology

Renowned experts will cover a variety of topics in hemodialysis from cutting edge research and innovative therapies to clinical challenges and practical aspects of hemodialysis, and even dialysis in prisons and the Graphene Institute.

The meeting will provide a unique opportunity to keep up to date with the latest clinical developments, opportunities within research being conducted and MDT partnerships. 

Topics include:

  • Cover the breadth and depth of dialysis membrane function and innovative therapies being trialled 
  • Research that is being translated into practice 
  • The practicalities of clinical hemodialysis 

ERA-EDTA and The Renal Association's endorsement is for the promotion of education in general, therefore the specific content of the event/course is the responsibility of the organiser. 

We would like to thank our exhibitor(s):

Kidney Research UK, NAPP, Sanofi, Stanningley Pharma Ltd, Syner-Med and Vifor Pharma UK.

Please note that none of the companies listed have had any influence or involvement over the agenda, content or organisation of this meeting.

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 11 December 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Trainee RSM Retired Fellow RSM Student
£100.00 £70.00 £70.00 £70.00 £33.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£167.00 £117.00 £117.00 £55.00

Key speakers

Professor Carlo Basile

Scientific Director at the Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy

Sandip Mitra

Professor Sandip Mitra

Consultant Nephrologist, MRI and Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester, UK

Claudio Ronco

Professor Claudio Ronco

Nephrology, University of Padova and Director, Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation International Renal Research Institute of Vicenza, Italy

Clara Day

Clara Day

Nephrology Consultant, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Agenda

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Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction

Dr Tina Chrysochou, President, Nephrology Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Session one: Principles and innovations in dialysis

Chairs: Dr Dimitrios Kirmizis, Consultant Nephrologist, Colchester General Hospital, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust and Dr Ellie Asgari

Online haemodiafiltration: membranes, principles and clinical outcomes and expanded HDx: Membranes, principles and clinical outcomes

Professor Sandip Mitra, Consultant Nephrologist, MRI and Honorary Lecturer, University of Manchester

Prospect of graphene membranes for haemodialysis

Dr Avishek Pal, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, National Graphene Institute, School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester

New (bio)artificial kidney concepts for improved blood purification

Dr Dimitrios Stamatialis, Professor of (Bio)artificial Organs, University of Twente

Wearable dialysis devices

Professor Andrew Davenport, Dialysis and ICU Nephrology, University College London, Department of Nephrology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session two: Hemodialysis in practice

Chair: Dr Tina Chrysochou and Professor Sandip Mitra

Successful provision of haemodialysis within the prison environment

Clara Day, Nephrology Consultant, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Incremental haemodialysis and residual kidney function

Carlo Basile, Scientific Director at the Miulli General Hospital, Acquaviva delle Fonti, Italy

Dry weight: How dry is too dry?

Dr Dimitrios Kirmizis, Consultant Nephrologist, Colchester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Discussion
Lunch

Session three: Trial data and changing practices

Chair: Professor Carlo Basile and Dr Dimitrios Kirmizis

Iron treatment in the post-pivotal era

Professor Phil Kalra, Professor of Nephrology, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

Diabetes in dialysis unit

Dr Ana Pokrajac, Consultant Diabetologist, West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Results of the CYCLE-HD trial

Professor James Burton, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester and Honorary Consultant Nephrologist at the John Walls Renal Unit, Leicester Hospitals

ESAs, biosimilars or HIF inhibitors?

Dr Vivien Yiu, Consultant Nephrologist and Physician, West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Discussion
Tea and coffee break

Session four: Practicalities and value

Chairs: Professor Bruce Hendry and Dr Allyson Egan

Alfacalcidol, paricalcitol, cinacalcet or surgery?

Richard Corbett, Consultant Nephrologist, Imperial College London

Let’s talk about value in Hemodialysis

Clara Day, Nephrology Consultant, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Case based discussions with expert panel

Expert panel: Carlo Basile, Professor Sandip Mitra and Clara Day

Clinical dilemma one - preventing AV access haemorrhage: Dr Manjinder Singh, ST5 Renal Medicine, Salford Royal Foundation Trust

Clinical dilemma two - To list or not to list? Dr Amarpreet Thind, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College Renal and Transplant Centre

 

Close of meeting

Sponsors

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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