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14th Annual Conference on Nephrology & Renal Care, will be organized around the theme “Furthering the next generation technologies for the improvement of renal care”
Nephrology Asia 2019 is comprised of 13 tracks and 148 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues in Nephrology Asia 2019.
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Nephrology is a branch of medical science that deals with function and diseases of the kidneys and it focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of kidney diseases. The kidneys are paired retroperitoneal organs that lie at the level of the T12 to L3 vertebral bodies. The kidney has a fibrous capsule, which is surrounded by pararenal fat. The kidney itself can be divided into renal parenchyma, consisting of renal cortex and medulla, and the renal sinus containing renal pelvis, calyces, renal vessels, nerves, lymphatics and perirenal fat. The renal parenchyma has two layers: cortex and medulla. The renal cortex lies peripherally under the capsule while the renal medulla consists of 10-14 renal pyramids, which are separated from each other by an extension of renal cortex called renal columns. The kidneys serve important functions, including filtration and excretion of metabolic waste products (urea and ammonium); regulation of necessary electrolytes, fluid, and acid-base balance; and stimulation of red blood cell production. They also serve to regulate blood pressure via the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system, controlling reabsorption of water and maintaining intravascular volume.
- Track 1-1Nephrology & Renal Studies
- Track 1-2Advances in Nephrology
- Track 1-3Renal histopathology
- Track 1-4Medullary Sponge Kidney
- Track 1-5Medullary Sponge Kidney
Clinical Nephrology involves the care and remedy of kidney sickness via entailing with special elements of the frame which might be inspired by the Kidneys. The kidneys are a pair of organs, bean fashioned which lie on both side of the spine within the retroperitoneal space among the parietal peritoneum and the posterior belly wall. Each kidney constitutes to round 1 million-character nephrons, the filtering gadgets and kidneys’ microscopic useful devices that filter out blood to provide urine. The nephron especially contains the renal corpuscle and the renal tubule.
The branch of Nephrology overall deals with the systemic conditions and problems that occur because of kidney problems. Clinical Nephrology and its tendencies in kidney failure treatment have helped many patients. Since no correct possibility and Ayurvedic medication for kidney can help cope with kidney failure efficaciously, the satisfactory method is to combine them.
- Track 2-1Nephron Clinical Practice
- Track 2-2Epidemology
- Track 2-3Pediatric Kidney Care
- Track 2-4Prostatic Hypertrophy
- Track 2-5Nephritis and Onconephrology
- Track 2-6Unilaternal Hydronephrosis
- Track 2-7Biomarkers of Kidney Disease
- Track 2-8Nephroscopy
- Track 2-9Interventional nephrology
- Track 2-10Obstructive Nephropathy
- Track 2-11Oncologic Nephrology
- Track 2-12Urethral Obstruction
- Track 2-13Critical Care Nephrology
Acute renal failure is characterized by a sudden episode of kidney failure caused by the abrupt decrease in the Glomerular Filtration Rate and a disturbance in the electrolyte balance in the body. Pre-renal kidney injury is a most common form of kidney injury which results to renal hypoperfusion. Nephrotoxic drugs like diuretics, beta blockers also lead to prerenal kidney injury. The intrinsic causes of kidney injury may include glomerulo and tubular nephritis. Post renal is rare and accounts to 5% of AKI. Urinalysis and Radiography can be used as detection methods. To date there is no specific therapy established for AKI due to nephrotoxicity, Management of these disorders focuses on the elimination of causative toxins namely nephrotoxins and initiation of renal replacement therapy when indicated.
- Track 3-1End stage kidney disease
- Track 3-2Pyelonephritis
- Track 3-3Acute Tubular Necrosis
- Track 3-4 Acute Interstitial Nephritis
- Track 3-5Rhabdomyolysis
- Track 3-6Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis
- Track 3-7Polycystic Kidney Disease
- Track 3-8Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
- Track 3-9Chronic Glomerulonephritis
“Chronic kidney disease” is mainly defined as a long lasting damage of kidney function, in CKD reduced clearance of certain solutes principally excreted by the kidney results in their retention in the body fluids, the solutes are the end products of exogenous or endogenous origin. CKD is rarely reversible and leads to progressive decline in renal function. Impaired renal function becomes the major cause for chronic kidney disease, diseases and conditions like diabetes or high blood pressure or nephritic conditions also results in CKD. The potential compilations may include cardiovascular diseases fluid retention and bone deformities etc. Diagnostic methods include complete blood count, Blood urea nitrogen test and electrolyte level test. Maintaining a heathy diet with proper medication helps in the ailment of the disease.
- Track 4-1Diabetes and CKD
- Track 4-2Polycystic Kidney Disease
- Track 4-3Kidney Stone Disease
- Track 4-4Renal Artery Stenosis
- Track 4-5Cholestrol and Kidney Disease
- Track 4-6Sexuality and CKD
- Track 4-7CKD in pregnancy
The Division of Pediatric Nephrology specializes within the diagnosis and treatment of children with a ramification of acute and persistent kidney-associated issues. The division deals with the consultative care and treatment to children and adolescents with all sorts of kidney disease, it relates to acute and continual sicknesses that affect renal feature, blood stress, and fluid and electrolyte problems in kids. Studies might also involve scientific, surgical, dietary, physiologic, biochemical, genetic, pathologic or immunologic aspects of disorder, imaging techniques or results of acute or continual kidney ailment. Some without problems treatable conditions such as post-infectious glomerulonephritis & steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome are greater commonplace in adolescence. Renal conditions particular to youngsters encompass congenital anomalies of the kidneys & urinary tract (CAKUT), posterior urethral valves, vesico-ureteric reflux, voiding dysfunction, recurrent urinary tract infections & the huge spectrum of renal tubular issues. Children with an excessive amount of protein of their urine, sudden weight gain, and swelling in various body elements should have a circumstance Childhood nephrotic syndrome which is likewise known as nephrosis. Neonatal Bartter syndrome is visible among 24 and 30 weeks of gestation that is a rare inherited contamination which represents a fixed of intently related, autosomal recessive renal tubular issues characterized with the aid of hypokalemia, hypochloremia, metabolic alkalosis, and hyperreninemia with everyday blood stress. Within the thick ascending limb of the loop of Henley. It is characterized by way of low potassium ranges, multiplied blood pH (alkalosis), and ordinary to low blood stress. In children Acute kidney damage (AKI) is a not unusual trouble wherein Renal replacement therapy (RRT) is often applied in children in whom the supportive remedy isn't always to the mark to touch the metabolic desires. Hematuria & Proteinuria are the most normally determined pediatric problems. Treatment options can range extensively relying on your baby’s level of sickness. Some kidney problems may require food plan modifications, remedy, or surgical procedure to accurate an anatomical disorder, whilst others may also require lengthy-term dialysis or a kidney transplant.
- Track 5-1Pediatric Renal Transplantation
- Track 5-2Pediatric Kidney Dialysis
- Track 5-3Pediatric Kidney Failure Diet
- Track 5-4Management of hypertension
- Track 5-5Haemolytic Uremic Syndrome
- Track 5-6Faetal & Congenital anomalies
- Track 5-7Clinical Pediatric Nephrology
- Track 5-8Pediatric Kidney Dialysis
Renal pathology is a division of anatomic pathology that deals with the characterization of clinical of the kidneys. The renal pathologist obtain the diagnostic specimen via the renal biopsy and they must synthesize findings from mild microscopy, electron microscopy and immunofluorescence to gain a definitive diagnosis. Renal pathology also specifies the nonneoplastic kidney disorders which effect the glomerular, tubulo-interstitial, and vascular compartments. Medical renal diseases may additionally affect the glomerulus, the tubules and interstitium, the vessels, or an aggregate of those cubicles of the kidneys main to various diseases.
- Track 6-1Pyelonephritis
- Track 6-2Tubulo-interstitial Diseases
- Track 6-3Symptomatic Proteinuria
- Track 6-4Obstructive Uropathy
- Track 6-5Allograft biopsies
- Track 6-6Renal pathophysiology
- Track 6-7Non-neoplastic kidney disorders
- Track 6-8Renal Biopsy
- Track 6-9Renal papillary necrosis
- Track 6-10Allograft biopsies
Diabetic Nephropathy also called as, Nodular Diabetic Glomerulosclerosis, Kimmelstiel–Wilson Syndrome and Intercapillary Glomerulonephritis, is a progressive kidney sickness which causes damage to the glomeruli of the kidneys and is frequently seen in patients with Diabetes. Diabetic patients should often be checked with kidney disease every year. Almost a 3rd of people with diabetes broaden diabetic nephropathy. People with diabetes and kidney disease are seen more when compared to patients with only kidney sickness. This is because humans with diabetes tend to have other conditions, like excessive blood stress, high Ldl cholesterol, and blood vessel ailment (Atherosclerosis). early diabetic nephropathy is usually asymptomatic. As the kidney function worsens, symptoms begin to be visible. Maintaining blood sugar level is definitely important to gradual the progression of diabetic nephropathy. Medications like angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors can help slow down the progression of kidney damage. ACE inhibitors can also be replaced by any other magnificence of medicine called angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) based on the susceptibility of the individual. Advanced treatment requires Dialysis and Kidney Transplant.
- Track 8-1Uric Acid Nephropathy
- Track 8-2Diabetic neuropathy
- Track 8-3Diabetic Retinopathy
- Track 8-4Diabetes Mellitus (Clinical)
- Track 8-5Kimmelstiel–Wilson Syndrome
- Track 8-6Diabetic coma
- Track 8-7Diabetic diet
A kidney transplant is life extending surgical procedure to treat end-stage renal disease. When there is a decline in the functioning of the kidney, patients have End-stage renal disease and require either dialysis or transplantation to sustain their life. Diabetes is meant to be the common cause for Kidney Transplantation. Kidney transplantation is classified as Living Donor or decreased donor based in the source of the organ donor
Anti-rejection (Immunosuppressive agents) are necessary for the "lifetime" of the transplant to keep your body from rejecting your new kidney. Contraindications include cardiac and pulmonary insufficiency, as well as hepatic disease and some cancers. Kidney-pancreas transplant is done in patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 where the damage is due to the destruction of beta leading to renal failure. The drugs used in kidney transplant varies according to the drug therapy. Kidney transplant recipients are contraindicated to consume grapefruit, pomegranate and green tea products because they may interact with the immunosuppressants specifically tacrolimus, cyclosporine and sirolimus that are used for the drug therapy.
- Track 9-1Allograft Transplant Kidney
- Track 9-2End Stage Renal Disease
- Track 9-3 Pre-Emptive Transplant
- Track 9-4 Living Donor Kidney Transplantation
- Track 9-5 Acute Reno Allograft Rejection
- Track 9-6HIV and Kidney Transplantation
- Track 9-7Ureteritis cystica
- Track 9-8Diet & Nutrition
- Track 9-9Bio-engineering & Regeneration
Kidney stones also known as Nephrolithiasis are the difficult masses seen in the bladder which can be fashioned inside the urine due to the build-up of excessive minerals or calcium. The different types of stones include calcium, uric acid, struvite, cystine. Kidney stones are most likely to occur in patients with age group between 20-50. Kidney stones cause severe pain, vomiting, blood in the urine fever or chills and symptoms seem to occur only when the stones reach the ureter. Physical tests like Blood test for the presence of minerals or Urinalysis or Blood urea nitrogen test can be done. Kidney stones are seemed to be occurred when there may be a decrease in urine quantity and/or an extra of stone-forming materials in the urine. Dehydration is a primary factor for kidney stone formation. Bladder diverticulum, enlarged prostate, Neurogenic bladder and Urinary tract infection can purpose a man or woman to have a greater hazard of developing bladder stones. Kidney stone symptoms can result from an unknown metabolic situation, together with conditions like Distal renal tubular acidosis, Dent's disorder, Hyperparathyroidism, Primary hyperoxaluria, or Medullary sponge kidney. High nutritional consumption of animal protein, sodium, excessive fructose corn syrup, oxalates, grapefruit juice, and apple juice may additionally boom the hazard of kidney stone formation. A bladder stone may be detected by cystoscopy. Remedy and preventive measures depends on the sort of stones ranging from pain control to surgery.
- Track 10-1Nephrolithiasis
- Track 10-2Lithotripsy
- Track 10-3Chronic bladder dysfunction
- Track 10-4Bladder outlet obstruction
- Track 10-5Calcium stone formation & hypercalciuria
- Track 10-6Acute Cholecystitis
- Track 10-7Ultrasonography
- Track 10-8Kidney Supplements
Chronic kidney illness (CKD) is a commonly seen scientific hassle in elderly patients and is related to extended morbidity and mortality. As lifestyles expectancy continues to enhance international, there can be a developing prevalence of danger factors which include hypertension and diabetes predisposing to a excessive burden of CKD within the populace. About 1 in 10 people have a few diplomas of CKD. It can expand at any age and severe situations can result in CKD. It will become greater common with increasing age and is extra not unusual in girls. The predicted glomerular filtration charge (eGFR) can be used as a analysis take a look at for the ailment. Some diseases within the kidneys are because of problems (mutations) in genes. People have about 25,000-30,000 genes. Some illnesses may be on account of a mutation in just one of the two copies of a gene, with the mutated gene being robust enough to overcome the effects of the opportunity, normal gene. This is referred to as Autosomal Dominant Inheritance. Polycystic kidney sickness is a maximum not unusual genetic sickness that affects the kidneys and different organs. Clusters of fluid-stuffed sacs, referred to as cysts, boom inside the kidneys and intervene with their potential to filter out waste products from the blood. Genetic assessments or DNA assessment may be used to test the presence and severity of the sickness.
- Track 11-1Clinical Renal Densitometry
- Track 11-2Biomarkers in Nephrology
- Track 11-3Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome.
- Track 11-4Passive Heymann nephritis
- Track 11-5Renal Tubulointerstitial Fibrosis
- Track 11-6Clinical Renal Densitometry
- Track 11-7Hereditary kidney Disorders-Medullary Cystic Disease
- Track 11-8Monogenic diseases
- Track 11-9Congenital Kidney Diseases
- Track 11-10Genetic Counselling
Renal diet is the diet that is prescribed to a patient suffering from kidney diseases to ensure safe health .A proper renal diet is necessary in maintaining optimal nutritional status and prevent the protein energy malnutrition and slow the rate of disease progression . The diet focuses mainly on the presence of carbohydrates-fats-protein in the food and adding on the extra energy content in the meal that might be helpful for fighting the infection and repairing the tissue and to keep the fluid balance in the body. Routine nutritional screening and assessment should be done for CKD and dialysis patients.
- Track 12-1Transplantation Therapies and Diet Supplements
- Track 12-2Nutrition therapy
- Track 12-3Diet with kidney failure
- Track 12-4Pre Dialysis Renal Diet
- Track 12-5Renal supplements
- Track 12-6Emergency Meal Planning
- Track 12-7Herbal Supplements and Kidney Disease
Urology, also referred to the symptomatic bacterial infection within the Urinary Tract. Most of the UTI’s are caused by bacteria. Escherichia coli is the single most common organism that causes urinary tract infection. The bacteria typically enter the bladder through urethra When the infection occurs in lower urinary tract it is called a Bladder contamination (cystitis) and while it impacts the upper urinary tract it's known as kidney infection (Pyelonephritis) The organs of the urinary system include kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs. The 3 basic forms of clinical manifestations include Acute Pyelonephritis, Cystitis and Asymptomatic bacteuria. Several common illnesses consist of Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Urinary incontinence, UTI, Urethral stones and many others. Risk elements include woman anatomy, sexual intercourse, diabetes, weight problems, and circle of relative’s records. Signs and symptoms depend on the part of the urinary tract. The diagnosis is confirmed via urinalysis or looking for the presence of urinary nitrites or WBC cells. Usual treatment included the use of antibiotics and maintaining health and hygiene surroundings.
- Track 13-1Clinical Urology
- Track 13-2Urogynecology
- Track 13-3Urolithiasis and Endourology
- Track 13-4Voiding Dysfunction/BPH
- Track 13-5Urologic oncology
- Track 13-6Reconstructive Urology
- Track 13-7Vesicoureteric reflux
- Track 13-8Transplantation / Vascular Surgery
- Track 13-9Diagnosis of Kidney and Urinary Tract Disorders