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


25 – 26 October 2008   print this page

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