40 years of nephrology: looking back to move forward

Ghent Belgium

October 25, 2014
Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, BE-9000 Ghent, Belgium
Organising Society/Institution/University
Ghent University Hospital
Local Coordinator/Contact Person for information
Wim Van Biesen
, MD, PhD
Nephrology Section, Ghent University Hospital
De Pintelaan 185
BE‐9000 Ghent Belgium
Tel +32 9 332 4522 and +32 9 332 4524 (secretariat)
Fax +32 9 3324599
E‐mail: wim.vanbiesen@ugent.be cc to chantal.bergen@ugent.be

Short Description
10 International speakers will be invited to deliver a talk of 20 mins with 5 mins interactive discussion each.
Each speaker will start with a short overview of the historical background of his topic, with emphasis on what that history can learn us for the future approach/management of the topic. Translational approach (ie translating non‐nephrology knowledge to the nephrology field) will be strongly encouraged
Topics of the different lectures:
1° Adequacy in dialysis
2° Uremic Toxicity: kinetics
3° uremic toxicity: chemistry and measurement
4° Disaster nephrology
5° Acute Kidney Injury
6° Biocompatibility and water purity
7° Artificial organs
8° Vascular access
9° Hyponatraemia
10° Transplantation

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Course Programme
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