20 / The 8th EFCC CONTINUOUS POSTGRADUATE COURSE IN CLINICAL CHEMISTRY: New Trends in Classification, Diagnosis and Management of Kidney Diseases

25 – 26 October 2008        Send to printer


Course directors

Victor Blaton, Ghent University, Belgium
Pika Mesko Brguljan, Slovenian Association for Clinical Chemistry, Slovenia
Elizabeta Topić, Croatia Society of Medical Biochemists, Croatia


Course description:

www.hdmb.hr/news Programme 8th EFCC Continuous Postgraduate Course in Clinical Chemistry: NEW TRENDS IN CLASSIFICATION, DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT OF KIDNEY DISEASES IUC-Dubrovnik, October 25-26, 2008 Introduction Saturday 25th: 900 - 915 BASIC CONCEPTS Saturday 25th: 915 - 1215 9.15 - 9.45 Pathophysiology and classification of kidney disease Mirjana Sabljar-Matovinović (CRO) 9.45 - 10.15 Inflammation, cytokines and chemokines in kidney diseases Christopher Lam Wai Kei (CN) 10.15 - 10.45 Break 10.45 - 11.15 Podocytes impairment in glomerular disease Mirjana Sabljar-Matovinović (CRO) 11.15 - 11.45 Autoimmunity of kidney diseases Maksimiljan Gorenjak (SLO) 11.45 - 12.15 Endemic nephropathy: current progress Bojan Jelaković (CRO) DIAGNOSIS PROCEDURE IN NEPHROLOGY Saturday 25th: 1430 - 1800 14.30 - 15.00 Hereditary kidney disorders Ana Stavljenić-Rukavina (CRO) 15.00 - 15.30 Diabetic nephropathy Gbor Kovcs (HU) 15.30 - 16.00 Drugs induced kidney damage Mladen Knotek (CRO) 16.00 - 16.30 Break 16.30 - 17.00 Dislipidemia in kidney diseases Victor Blaton (BE) 17.00 - 17.30 GFR where are we now? Joris R. Delanghe (BE) 17.30 - 18.00 Recent approaches to therapy. Is there real progress? Markus Ketteler (DE) NEW APPROACH TO DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT Sunday 26th: 830 - 1130 8.30 - 9.00 Laboratory standards in the diagnosis and monitoring of therapy Drako Pavlović (CRO) 9.00 - 9.30 Urinary proteomics: a tool to discover new and potent biomarkers for kidney damage Hassan Dihazi (DE) 9.30 - 10.00 Break 10.00 - 10.30 POCT of creatinine testing at risk for sudden deterioration of renal function Yolanda B de Rijke (NL) 10.30 - 11.00 Cardiovascular risk chronic kidney disorders Mitja Lainčak (SLO) 11.00 - 11.30 Round table discussion


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