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ISNCON 2017 

Pullman - Novotel, Aerocity, New Delhi,  14 December 2017 -17 January 2018


Conferences
The Aging Kidney: Current Concepts and Controversies
Dr Prabhakar Sharma, USA, 09 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Diabetic nephropathy (DN) remains the most common cause of end-stage ...MORE
633 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
PTH-lowering Drugs and Parathyroidectomy: Whats New?
Dr Jacob George, Thiruvananthapuram, 09 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often associated with an elevation of parathyroid hormone (PTH) ...MORE
630 Views
1 Comments

Conferences
Urinary Electrolytes: When is it Important to Estimate?
Dr Jayant Thomas Mathew, Kerala, 09 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Urine chemistries are used to help diagnose and manage patients with acute kidney injury, polyuria ...MORE
531 Views
0 Comments

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FGF23 and Klotho Handling by Kidneys
Dr Ashish Nandwani, New Delhi, 09 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
The term chronic kidney deisease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD) refers to a constellation of features that is attributable to renal dysfunction ...MORE
635 Views
0 Comments

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Ultrasonography and Doppler in Renal Diseases
Dr Arun Gupta, New Delhi, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Sonography, Doppler and computed tomography are essential tools in nephrology for diagnosis and management of kidney diseases ...MORE
674 Views
1 Comments

Conferences
CKD and Hypertension: State-of-the-Art Management
Dr Deodatta Chafekar, 11 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are closely associated with an intermingled cause and effect relationship. Declines in kidney ...MORE
611 Views
1 Comments

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Nuclear Medicine Imaging
Dr Ritu Verma, New Delhi, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Nuclear medicine is safe, noninvasive, painless and cost-effective. It provides quantitative functional information. ...MORE
476 Views
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Conferences
Sepsis and Pediatric Acute Kidney Injury
Prof (Dr) Sanjeev Gulati, New Delhi, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Pediatrics
Sepis-induced acute kidney injury (SAKI) is associated with increased in-hospital mortality as well as longer ICU and hospital length of stay when ...MORE
574 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Asymptomatic Bacteriuria and Urinary Tract Infection in Pregnancy
Dr Divya Bajpai, Mumbai, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Universal screening of all pregnant females with culture once at 12-16 weeks is mandatory. E. coli is the most common uropathogen in both ABU and UTI ...MORE
753 Views
3 Comments

Conferences
Ventilator Settings in Metabolic Acidosis in Critically Sick Patient
Dr Afzal Azim, Lucknow, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Patients with metabolic acidosis are relying on their hyperventilation. Induction agents and setting the ventilator to a normal respiratory ...MORE
523 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
The Beneficial Effects of Switching from Oral Iron to IV FCM in Ckd Patients
Dr (Prof) DK Agarwal, New Delhi, 11 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Iron deficiency anemia is one of the common complications occurring in patients with CKD ...MORE
577 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
When Magnesium Bothers Nephrologists?
Dr Pankaj Hans, Patna, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Magnesium is essential for man and has to be consumed regularly and in sufficient amount to prevent deficiency. It is a ...MORE
589 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Urinary Casts: When Do They Clinch a Diagnosis?
Dr T Dineshkumar Chennai, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Urine sediment is a time-tested, cost-effective method in diagnosing renal disease. Acanthocyte in urine is ...MORE
777 Views
1 Comments

Conferences
Potassium Balancing Act of Kidneys and Newer Antihyperkalemic Agents
Dr Praveen Kumar Etta, Hyderabad, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Potassium is the most abundant cation in the intracellular fluid. The kidney is primarily responsible for ...MORE
491 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Complement in Immune-mediated Glomerulonephritis
Dr Sidharth Sethi, Gurugram, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Constitutional dysregulation of the alternative pathway is associated with a glomerulonephritis with ...MORE
628 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Basis of Genetics
Dr Valentine Lobo, Pune, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Definitive genetic test result will not change with time. A variety of tests are available and they find application in different situations. Data interpretatio ...MORE
611 Views
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Conferences
Complement in Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome
Dr Aditi Sinha, New Delhi, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a chief cause of acute kidney injury in children. It is a rare, life-threatening disease diagnosed by clinical ...MORE
477 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
How to Avoid Underdiagnosis and Overdiagnosis of CKD?
Dr Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani, Srinagar, 11 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Various studies including SEEK study India have claimed a high prevalence of CKDs. However, more recent ...MORE
519 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Principles of Creative Thinking
Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Group, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
The creative process seems serendipitous or by chance at first. In fact, it is the result of different processes that occur in a logical sequence. ...MORE
846 Views
4 Comments

Conferences
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Dr Kulbir Ahlawat, New Delhi, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
MRI acts as a problem solving tool. MRI has the advantage of better characterization of various tissues on different pulse sequences: normal ...MORE
458 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Role of Complement in Recurrence of Glomerulonephritis
Dr Darshan Rangaswamy, Manipal, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Very high histological recurrence in glomerulonephritis (GN) with complement dysregulation (70%) ...MORE
548 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
ABU in Patient with Stone, Kidney Diseases and Bladder Dysfunction
Dr Mayoor Prabhu, Mangalore, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Asymptomatic bacteriuria is seen frequently in specific settings of clinical practice. While not always a cause ...MORE
650 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Iron and Innate Immunity in Acute Kidney Injury: Promising Therapeutic Targets
Dr Swaminathan Sundararaman, USA, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Iron homeostasis plays a critical role in regulating cell signalling and repair ...MORE
535 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Complement System Pathways: An Overview
Dr Arghya Majumdar, Kolkata, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Complement is central to the development of inflammatory reactions and forms one of the major ...MORE
486 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Physiological Determinants of GFR: What should a Nephrologist Know?
Dr HS Kohli, Chandigarh, 11 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
There is a need of defining GFR values in different age groups, ethnicity and race. ...MORE
461 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Complement in ANCA Vasculitis and IgA nephropathy: Should We Target or Still a Wait Period?
Dr Anna T Valson, Vellore, 09 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Necrotizing and crescentic GN (NCGN) and vasculitis are associated with ANCA. C5aR/CD88 is considered to be ...MORE
525 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Breakfast Symposia: Renal Transplantation in Sensitized Patients
Dr Vijay Kher, New Delhi, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Good doctors prevent diseases; mediocre doctors treat disease in early stages; bad doctors treat diseases in late stages.~Chinese Proverb ...MORE
453 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
RAS Blockers: Good, Bad and?
Dr Pradeep Arora, USA, 12 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
CKD is a worldwide public health problem. In the US, there is a rising incidence and prevalence of kidney failure, with poor outcomes and high cost. ...MORE
580 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Nephrotoxic Antibiotics: How and When to Use?
Dr Sudhir G Kulkarni, Aurangabad, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Nephrotoxic antibiotics, in spite of their toxicity, have an important role in managing critical patients in the ...MORE
595 Views
0 Comments

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Pros and Cons of Global Kidney Exchange/Paired Kidney Donation
Dr Rahul M Jindal, USA, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Blood type and crossmatch incompatibility will exclude at least one-third of patients in need, from receiving a live donor kidney transplant. ...MORE
450 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Incremental PD Dose in Clinical Practice: Are Evidences Sufficient?
Dr Tarun Jeloka, Pune, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Incremental PD (Incr PD) is individualizing the dose of dialysis as per patient needs without compromising on adequacy. ...MORE
585 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Diabetic Nephropathy: An Update on Pathogenesis and Management
Dr Prabhakar Sharma, USA, 12 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Diabetic nephropathy remains the most common cause of end-stage renal ...MORE
712 Views
1 Comments

Conferences
Evolution of Catheters Related Infections in Peritoneal Dialysis Over Three Decades: What We Learned?
Dr Georgi Abraham, Chennai, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Peritoneal dialysis is an underutilized renal replacement therapy in the ...MORE
658 Views
1 Comments

Conferences
Pre-eclampsia: Immune Regulatory Vascular Changes
Dr Manjuri Sharma, Guwahati, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology
Pre-eclampsia is a pregnancy-specific multisystem disorder. ...MORE
564 Views
0 Comments

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Hypertension Management: Changes in Guidelines and Application in Practice
Dr Shyam Bihari Bansal, Gurugram, 12 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Hypertension (HTN) is common in patients with CKD ...MORE
1094 Views
6 Comments

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Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr M Sreelatha, Kerala, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology
Mitochondria are complex dynamic organelles and its dysfunction is central to the pathogenesis of kidney diseases. ...MORE
522 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Global Nephrology Education and Research: Indian Society should Claim a Place at the High Table
Dr Vivekanand Jha President Elect, ISN, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
To achieve this vision, we need to have access to data which translates ...MORE
453 Views
0 Comments

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Renal Dysfunction and Anemia in Patients with Heart Failure - The Cardio-renal Anemia Syndrome
Dr Abhay Sadre, Pune, 12 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in ...MORE
600 Views
0 Comments

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Challenges in Anemia Management in CKD
Dr Pinaki Mukhopadhyay, Kolkata, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Difficulty in achieving target hemoglobin (Hb) levels: Hb variability; narrow ...MORE
632 Views
0 Comments

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What is Team Work?
Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Group, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
The usual answer to this question invariably would be a group of people with the ability to work effectively in a group with the objective of ...MORE
642 Views
0 Comments

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Remote Ischemic Preconditioning
Dr Manish Rathi, Chandigarh, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Remote ischemic preconditioning (IPC) is a phenomenon whereby brief periods of ischemia f/b tissue reperfusion confer subsequent protection against ...MORE
553 Views
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The Potential of Angiotensin Receptor Neprilysin Inhibitor in the Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr Pratim Sengupta, Kolkata, 12 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
Patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at an increased risk of ...MORE
559 Views
0 Comments

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Pregnancy in Kidney Transplanted Women
Dr Arpita Roy Chaudhary, Kolkata, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy should be planned with adequate pre-transplant counseling. ...MORE
953 Views
0 Comments

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What is MPGN? New Ventures
Dr Giuseppe Remuzzi, Italy, 12 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (MPGN) was recently reclassified as alternative pathway ...MORE
552 Views
0 Comments

Conferences
Hypertension During Dialysis
Dr Om Kumar, Patna, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology
A paradoxical increase in BP during chronic hemodialysis (HD) sessions is also known as intradialytic hypertension. ...MORE
488 Views
0 Comments

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Difference in Guidelines: Controversies Prevail?
Dr Raja Ramachandran, Chandigarh, 13 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Guidelines have minor differences in interpreting evidence and there is ...MORE
552 Views
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Welcome to Bhubaneswar - The Temple City
Dr CR Kar, Cuttack, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
On behalf of Odisha Nephrology forum, I amiably extend my hearty and warm invitation to all honorable members of ISN, doctors and researchers to ...MORE
584 Views
0 Comments

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Hypertension in CKD: Where to Set a Target?
Dr Dilip A Kirpalani, Mumbai, 13 January 2018
#Cardiology #Nephrology
The use of automated office BP (AOBP) is not practical for routine patient care. ...MORE
563 Views
0 Comments

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Evaluating Decision-making Capacity for Consent
Dr KK Aggarwal, Group Editor-in-Chief IJCP Group, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Consent taking is an integral part of clinical practice. It is also an ethical obligation and legal requirement. ...MORE
554 Views
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Hypertension with Comorbidities - Challenges and Treatment Options
Dr Tushar Dighe, 13 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
Patients with hypertension and type 2 diabetes are at increased risk of cardiovascular and chronic renal ...MORE
560 Views
0 Comments

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Pre-probiotics in CKD Progression
Dr Dinesh Khullar, New Delhi , 13 January 2018
#Nephrology
Role of probiotics and/or prebiotics in uremia is intriguing. ...MORE
587 Views
0 Comments

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2-SGLT2 Inhibition: A New Agent in Armamentarium of Obesity and Diabetes
Dr Beena Bansal, New Delhi, 13 January 2018
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Nephrology
SGLT2i are an effective glucose-lowering therapy for people with type 2 ...MORE
642 Views
0 Comments

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Nutritional Assessment in Hemodialysis Patients to Identify Factors Predicting Poor Outcomes
Dr Lloyd Vincent, Dr Walter A, Bengaluru, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
The study was a prospective, observational cohort study ...MORE
495 Views
0 Comments

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Epicardial Adipose Tissue Volume as a Marker of Atherosclerosis in Hemodialysis Population
Government Stanley Medical College, Chennai, 
591 Views
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ABO Incompatible Transplantation without Routine Induction IS (IL2RB or Thymoglobulin)
Narayan S, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
The study was a prospective observational study of all ABOi Tx conducted in two hospitals ...MORE
630 Views
0 Comments

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The Effect of Arteriovenous Fistula Creation for Hemodialysis Access on BP Control in Advanced CKD
Kurien A, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
In this study, we investigated whether arteriovenous fistula (avf) created for hemodialysis access improve BP ...MORE
607 Views
0 Comments

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Assessing Dry Weight on Hemodialysis: Are We Wide Off the Mark?
Dixit A, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
This study was aimed at identifying pulmonary congestion in clinically euvolemic patients on maintenance hemodialysis by using lung ...MORE
535 Views
0 Comments

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Cognitive Functions in Dialysis Patients
Dr Indranil Dasgupta, UK, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology
Seventy percent of the patients, over the age of 55 years, who are undergoing hemodialysis (HD) have cognitive impairment (CI). It is associated with deteriorat ...MORE
604 Views
0 Comments

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Diarrheal Diseases Among Renal Transplant Recipients
Dr Jeethu J Eapen, Vellore, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Transplantation
Diarrheal diseases contribute to significant morbidity among renal transplant recipients, and there is insufficient data on diarrheal ...MORE
556 Views
0 Comments

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Cholecalciferol Supplementation is Effective for Suppressing Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in CKD Patients with Vitamin D Deficiency
Dr Ashok Kumar Yadav, Chandigarh, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Abnormality in vitamin D disorder ...MORE
645 Views
0 Comments

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Utility of M-ype Phospholipase A2 Receptor Antibody (PLA2R) in Membranous Nephropathy
Dr Akash, New Delhi, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
The study was a cross-sectional observational study conducted on 34 consecutive treatment naive ...MORE
552 Views
0 Comments

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Outcome of Omental Wrapping in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis: A Single Center Study
Dr Pramod GR, Bengaluru, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
The study was a retrospective analysis of hospital records of all patients who underwent continuous ambulatory ...MORE
525 Views
0 Comments

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The Effect of Carnosine Induced Venom Induced Acute Kidney Injury in Experimental Rat Model
Dr Pinaki Mukhopadhyay, Kolkata, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Snake bite is an occupational hazard with a burden on morbidity and ...MORE
572 Views
0 Comments

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Individualized Sodium Dialysate Sodium Prescription in Hemodialysis: Results from a Prospective Interventional Trial
Dr Radhika S Radhakrishnan, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
The study is a single-blind, crossover interventional study on CKD stage ...MORE
587 Views
0 Comments

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P-glycoprotein and MRP-1 on Different T-cell Subsets in Idiopathic Nephrotic Syndrome in Children
Dr Harshit Singh, Lucknow, 13 January 2018
#Nephrology #Nephrology
Overexpression of P-gp and multidrug resistance-associated protein 1 (MRP-1) on CD4+ and CD8+ cells might ...MORE
550 Views
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