Interventional Nephrology CourseWroclaw Medical University, Borowska 213
50-367 Wroclaw Poland
Interventional Nephrology Course
Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland
September 29-30, 2016
Wroclaw Medical University, University Hospital, Borowska 211, Wroclaw
ERA-EDTA Young Nephrologists' Platform, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine, Wrocław Medical
Local Coordinator/Contact Person for information
Dr Mariusz Kusztal, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, Phone +48 717332543
Dr Katarzyna Koscielska-Kasprzak E-mail email@example.com
The Interventional Nephrology practical course will be held in September 29-30 in
Activities during the course (lectures, practical "hands on" workshop) are intended
for colleagues who are in training and/or are young nephrologists (under 40 years of
The scientific program has been meticulously prepared focusing on current problems
in the field of hemodialysis and kidney biopsy. Particular thought and attention has
been paid to vascular access creation, monitoring and complications management.
Issues concerning central catheter insertion and management will be discussed.
Technical considerations, indications and contraindications to kidney biopsy are
another topics of the course. Transvenous (transjugular or transfemoral) kidney
biopsy in a patient with a bleeding disorders will be presented.
The 2 -days course will contain theoretical and practical part. Beside mini lectures we
plan special session of participants' case presentations (5-8 most interesting cases
previously submitted to organizing committee) with following quiz and discussion.
Practical Training Programme during course consists of following points:
I.Practical workshop on catheter placement “hands on” – exercises on phantoms.
II. Sonography with duplex Doppler of the native/transplanted kidneys.
III.Physical examination of native vascular access.
IV.Duplex Doppler for vascular mapping (preop) and fistula assessment
(unmatureted vs maturated fistulas)
Practical Training Program will be provided for limited number of participants
(app.30-40) to keep quality of practical education.
International invited speakers and instructors are experts in the field with proven
The topics of CME courses organized by YNP are based on the results of our previous
online survey completed by ERA-EDTA young members. Problems of vascular access
and interventions are ranked in a high position of urgent issues.
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