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ISNCON 2018 

Mayfair Lagoon & Convention, Bhubaneswar, Odisha,  20 December 2018 -23 December 2018


Conferences
Management of Culture-negative Peritonitis
Dr Sandeep Mahajan, New Delhi, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Culture-negative peritonitis (CNP) - Dialysate effluent culture is negative but clinical signs and symptoms are otherwise consistent with peritonitis.Peritoniti ...MORE
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Conferences
A Case of Late Rejection
Dr Ajay Kher, Noida, 27 December 2018
#Internal Medicine #Nephrology
Most late rejections are due to low immunosuppression (non-compliance or iatrogenic).Late rejections are associated with de novo donor-specific antibodies and w ...MORE
774 Views
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Management of Adult MCD
Dr Raja Ramachandran, Chandigarh, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Adult minimal change disease (MCD) presents with nephrotic syndrome (NS).Steroid responsiveness is seen in 80% of the cases (1 mg/kg).Pulse steroids followed by ...MORE
661 Views
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Klotho in Depth: Kidney and Vascular Effects
Dr Sishir Gang, Nadiad, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Klotho has emerged as an important protein involved in various aspects of chronic kidney disease (CKD) syndrome. It has diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic p ...MORE
864 Views
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PET and Its Modifications
Prof Narayan Prasad, Lucknow, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Guidelines for peritoneal equilibration test (PET) - First PET 4-6 weeks after peritoneal dialysis (PD) initiation; Repeat annually (ISPD guidelines); Early det ...MORE
802 Views
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Renal Histology: Importance of Crescent Staging
Dr Manoj Jain, Lucknow, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Etiologically subcategorization crescentic glomerulonephritis (CGN) is important. Multiple different immunologic pathogenic mechanisms can cause glomerulonephri ...MORE
652 Views
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Conferences
Sodium Profiling in Hemodialysis
Dr Valentine Lobo, Pune, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Sodium profiling limits osmotic changes in the intravascular fluid and attempts to improve intradialytic hypotension and events. A final neutral balance is esse ...MORE
769 Views
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Conferences
An Innovative Hemodialysis Machine in India
Dr Lloyd Vincent, Bengaluru, 27 December 2018
#General Surgery #Nephrology
Large populations have poor access, traverse large distances or lack resources for dialysis care in India.A regulation-compliant, quality-guided and cost-effect ...MORE
946 Views
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Conferences
Electron Microscopy: Is It Essential for All...?
Dr PS Vali, Hyderabad, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Electron microscopy (EM) is useful in 35-50% of renal disorders.It would be ideal to reserve tissue for EM in every case and to process it when needed.Disorders ...MORE
760 Views
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Conferences
Hyperkalemia in Patients on Maintenance Dialysis: How to Deal with?
Dr Guliver Potsangbam, Imphal, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Dialysis patients are more tolerant of hyperkalemia.Avoiding serum/dialysate K mismatches - ↓ dialysis-associated arrhythmias and SD.Attention to concomita ...MORE
891 Views
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Conferences
Hypertension with CKD - Challenges and Treatment Options
Dr Deodatta Chafekar, Nasik, 27 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
There is a strong association between CKD and an elevated blood pressure (BP) whereby each can cause or aggravate the other. BP control is fundamental to the ca ...MORE
776 Views
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Conferences
Hemodiafiltration
Dr Anupma Kaul, Lucknow, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Basics of hemodiafiltration (HDF): Transfer of solute across the membrane - Sieving coefficient, membrane characteristic, molecular weight, bound fraction, tiss ...MORE
679 Views
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Conferences
Telemedicine in Peritoneal Dialysis
Dr KS Nayak, Hyderabad, 27 December 2018
#Nephrology
Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is underutilized in India.PD patients feel the need to be monitored.Telemedicine fulfils this need.This will increase usage of PD. ...MORE
787 Views
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Conferences
Renal Histology: Immunofluorescence and Immunohistochemistry
Prof Vinita Agrawal, Lucknow, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Immunofluorescence (IF) is indispensable for renal biopsy evaluation and should be a routine for all renal biopsies. The pattern and type of staining provides g ...MORE
874 Views
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Conferences
Alternative Forms of Maintenance Hemodialysis
Dr Pankaj Hans, Patna, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Demand for dialysis is growing at a rate of 31% in India, compared to 8% globally. The survival and quality of life on dialysis have not improved commensurate w ...MORE
854 Views
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Conferences
Is There Need of Low Calcium Dialysate Bath in Indian HD Patients?
Dr Sukanto Kishore Das, Bhubaneswar, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
The association between dialysate calcium (DCa) concentration and mortality in hemodialysis (HD) patients is controversial. Studies have shown that complication ...MORE
999 Views
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Do ARNI have a Role in Patients with HF and CKD?
Dr Ajay Kumar Singh, Siliguri, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Patients with CKD have a higher incidence of cardiovascular (acute and chronic) events, which in turn have an increased risk of progression to ESRD. Worsening r ...MORE
1105 Views
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Conferences
Lupus Nephritis: The Past, The Present and The Future
Dr Jai Radhakrishnan, USA, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Global prevalence of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) (per 1,00,000) - North America: 4.8-78.5; Europe: 25-91; Australia: 19-63; China: 30-50; Japan: 8-18. In ...MORE
784 Views
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Conferences
AKIs in ICUs in India
Dr R Chakravarthi, Hyderabad, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
The findings from various studies conducted on acute kidney injury (AKI) in ICUs across India are:AKI: Incidence, prognostic factors and outcome of patients in ...MORE
812 Views
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Conferences
Prediction of Arteriovenous Fistula Maturation
Dr Alfred K Cheung, Salt Lake City, USA, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Causes of arteriovenous fistula (AVF) biological maturation failure are not elucidated. Postoperative stenosis plays a role, but relative contribution is uncert ...MORE
823 Views
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An Overview of Strategies to Enhance CKD Care in the Community
Dr Brenda Hemmelgarn, Canada, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
CKD is common and the majority of patients are managed by primary care providers in the community.The CKD pathway (www.CKDpathway.ca) is an online tool that can ...MORE
850 Views
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Conferences
Newer Way of Tackling Anemia in CKD
Dr George T John, Australia, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF) for the treatment of anemia in CKD patients - Current therapy: Erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) and iron supplementation ...MORE
853 Views
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Probiotics and the Gut- Kidney Axis
Dr R Vanholder, Belgium, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
CKD is a devastating disease.Role of the intestine in CKD morbidity: Loss of intestinal integrity, pro-inflammatory effect and generation of uremic toxins.CKD d ...MORE
830 Views
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Conferences
Pretreatment with Rosuvastatin is Associated with 55% Lower Risk of CIN
Dr Amit Kumar Mahapatra, Gurugram, 28 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Pretreatment with Rosuvastatin is Associated with 55% Lower Risk of CIN in CKD Patients Undergoing PCIContrast-induced nephropathy (CIN) is a common complicatio ...MORE
796 Views
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Conferences
Clinical Safety and Efficacy Testing of the First Indian Hemodialysis Device
Dr Shetty MS, Dr Kiran KK, Mysore; Dr Sharma A, Bengaluru, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Dr Shetty MS, Dr Kiran KK, Mysore; Dr Sharma A, Bengaluru; Dr Keshaviah P, Dehradun; Dr Rao SV, Dr Vincent L, BengaluruThis open label, single group, controlled ...MORE
1115 Views
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Conferences
Community-acquired AKI
Dr Atul V Mulay, Pune, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Most studies of community-acquired (CA)-AKI are hospital-based, leading to underestimation and misclassification of CA-AKI.Patients with CA-AKI are more likely ...MORE
711 Views
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Novel Assays to Measure Uremia and Adequacy of Dialysis
Dr S Ananth Karumanchi, California, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology
Protein carbamylation is a good measure of clinical uremia and can be measured robustly using carbamylated albumin assay in plasma.Hypercarbamylation is associa ...MORE
840 Views
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Managing Hypertension in CKD
Dr Alfred K Cheung, Salt Lake City, USA, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Blood pressure (BP) target in 2017 ACC/AHA guidelines for CKD is 130/80 mmHg for cardiovascular (CV) and survival benefits (with moderate evidence), instead of ...MORE
803 Views
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Conferences
Salt Sensitivity in Hypertension - Renal and CV Implications
Dr Sanjay Mittal, Jalandhar, 28 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
A central role for the kidney, among the systems contributing to BP regulation and the development of hypertension, has been proposed. A complex interaction bet ...MORE
969 Views
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Conferences
IV Iron Strategies for Better Control of Iron Status in Hemodialysis Patients
Dr Deepak Shankar Ray, Kolkata, 28 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Nephrology
Anemia is a frequent complication of CKD. In CKD, the main causes of anemia are deficiency of erythropoietin, iron-restricted erythropoiesis and anemia of ...MORE
1030 Views
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Is Automated and Unobserved Office BP Measurement in CKD the Need of the Hour?
Dr Nikhil Bhasin, 28 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Dr Hardik Shah, Dr Nikhil Bhasin, Dr Hardik Shah, Dr Dilip Kirpalani, Dr Ashok Kirpalani; MumbaiA single clinic BP reading (by sphygmomanometer) may be useful b ...MORE
778 Views
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Conferences
CAPD on Long-term in India
Dr Ram, Tirupati, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
A study by Georgi Abraham on predictors of long-term survival on peritoneal dialysis (PD) suggested the following: Technique survival 3 years and longer on cont ...MORE
880 Views
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Conferences
Simplified Risk Score to Predict the Probability of Developing CIN After Parenteral Contrast Exposure
Dr Chaitanya Kulkarni, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Dr J Kothari, Dr R Sirsat, Dr AF Almeida; MumbaiThis study was conducted with the aim to develop a simplified risk score to predict the risk of CIN in patients ...MORE
653 Views
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Conferences
What a Nephrologist should Known About Surgical Management of Urolithiasis?
Prof Datteswar Hota, Cuttack, 29 December 2018
#General Surgery #Nephrology
The size of the stone is an important predictor of spontaneous passage. A stone <4 mm in diameter has an 80% chance of spontaneous passage. This falls to 20% ...MORE
909 Views
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Conferences
Recurrent Stone Former: Approach
Dr Jatin Kothari, Mumbai, 29 December 2018
#Family Medicine #Nephrology
Spectrum of stone composition in India - Ca oxalate 93%; Ca apatite 2%; Struvite 1%; Uric acid 1%; Cystine 0%; Mixed 3%. Prevention is considered in recurrent s ...MORE
972 Views
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My Experience of Research: Failures and Success!
Dr Mohan Rajapurkar, Nadiad, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Failure:Initial days 1972-1975 - Dissertation for MD “Jejunal biopsy in malabsorption syndrome”: Did not have any question in mind and could not mak ...MORE
882 Views
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How Do You Manage ADPKD in 2018-2019?
Dr PP Varma, New Delhi, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology
Rapidly progressive autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) deserves treatment.Assessment should be done with imaging and clinical data.MRI based A ...MORE
924 Views
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Conferences
Deferoxamine and Carnosine may be Useful in Russell's Viper Snake Bite-induced AKI
Prof (Dr) Pinaki Mukhopadhyay, Dr Rajdeb Banerjee Kolkata, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Iron is essential for life, but it is extremely labile in certain forms and, as a result, can be highly reactive and toxic. Iron can be found in two different r ...MORE
734 Views
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Kidney Failure Risk Equation to Guide CKD Care
Dr Brenda Hemmelgarn, Canada, 29 December 2018
#Nephrology
The Kidney Failure Risk Equation (KFRE) predicts the risk of developing end-stage renal disease (ESRD).The KFRE has been validated across a range of ethnicities ...MORE
811 Views
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Treat the Individual, not the Average Patient
Dr KK Aggarwal, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The new trend is to strictly embrace evidence-based medicine (EBM) with the perception that the patients will do better and one can avoid legal consequences. In ...MORE
758 Views
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The Use of Statins for Primary Prevention in Asian patients
Dr Himanab Jyoti Das, Guwahati, 29 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
The Use of Statins for Primary Prevention in Asian patients with Young-onset Diabetes and CKDDespite the proven effectiveness of lipid management, there are maj ...MORE
813 Views
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Antihypertensive Treatment and Nephroprotection:
Dr Pratim Sengupta, Kolkata, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
Antihypertensive Treatment and Nephroprotection: Which Target to Achieve?In patients with diabetes, nephropathy, with or without an increased urinary protein ex ...MORE
837 Views
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Comorbidities Affecting Outcomes of Diabetic CKD Patients
Dr AK Bhalla, New Delhi, 29 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Most CKD patients have comorbidities. Concordant comorbidities include diabetes, hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, stroke and sepsis. Diabetes accounts ...MORE
846 Views
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Conferences
Should ACEI be Used in Normotensive Diabetic to Prevent Nephropathy?
Dr Jai P Tiwari, Goa, 29 December 2018
#Cardiology #Diabetes and Endocrinology
The clinical syndrome of diabetic nephropathy is characterized by a progressive rise in albuminuria and arterial BP with a relentless decline in glomerular filt ...MORE
792 Views
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High-dose Intravenous Iron Therapy in HD Patients: Recent Evidence and Future Directions
Dr SK Bali, Jammu, 31 December 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Nephrology
Iron deficiency anemia is a common and clinically important concern in patients with CKD. In this patient population, chronic inflammation may lead to increased ...MORE
907 Views
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Cool Dialysis: Is it a Cool Idea? We are Talking Hypertension NOT Hypotension
Dr Ilangovan Veerappan, Coimbatore, 31 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Individualizing the dialysate temperature improves the hemodynamic stability with reduced incidence of intra-dialytic hypertension and hypotension.This favorabl ...MORE
924 Views
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Why Do We Need More Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies in Nephrology?
Dr Vivekanand Jha, New Delhi, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Patients with kidney disease need better management, which will occur through more and better clinical studies.Recognize the need for, and complementary nature ...MORE
871 Views
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Conferences
AVF Stenosis
Dr Raghunandan Prasad, Lucknow, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology
Arteriovenous fistula (AVF) is the lifeline of ESRD patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD). It is the best available vascular access option.It has superior ...MORE
839 Views
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Strategies of Harnessing the Social Media to Improve the Impact & Reach
Dr Arvind Conjeevaram, Bengaluru, 31 December 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Strategies of Harnessing the Social Media to Improve the Impact & Reach of ISNCON 2017Dr Arvind Conjeevaram, Bengaluru; Dr Manish Rathi, Dr Raja Ramachandra ...MORE
677 Views
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Newer Drugs for Treatment of Diabetic Kidney Disease
Dr Manisha Sahay, Hyderabad, 31 December 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Diabetic kidney disease has a relentless progression. Despite use of ACEI/ARB, many patients continue to have persistent proteinuria (albuminuria) and progress ...MORE
980 Views
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Pathogenesis of Pre-eclampsia: Implications for Cardiovascular and Chronic Renal Disease
Dr S Ananth Karumanchi, 31 December 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Pre-eclampsia is associated with maternal endothelial dysfunction that is mediated by an imbalance in circulating angiogenic factors.Circulating angiogenic fact ...MORE
907 Views
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