XIV Baltic Nephrology Conference

Add to calendar04-10-2018 09:2006-10-2018 09:20Europe/TallinnXIV Baltic Nephrology Conference Target group: *doctor, family doctor, resident, medical student*...Hilton Tallinn Park (Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 23, Tallinn)

Venue: Hilton Tallinn Park (Fr. R. Kreutzwaldi 23, Tallinn)
Date: Thu, 04. October 2018
Participation fee: 175,00€
Organiser: Estonian Society of Nephrology in cooperation with Latvian Association of Nephrology and Lithuanian Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation Association, Celsius Healthcare

Target group: doctor, family doctor, resident, medical student

Conference date: October 4 - 6, 2018


“UpToDate in Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation”

Day 1
4 October
17.00 – 18.00
18.00 – 18.05

Welcome – K. Lilienthal, Estonia

18.05 – 18.45

18.45 – 19.10

Opening lecture: 50 years transplantation in Estonia and in Baltics - P. Dmitriev, Estonia 

History of acute kidney injury – N. Lameire, Belgium

19.10 – 19.40

Meet the Professor: Jonathan Fox – theme: European Nephrology Exam

19.40 – 22.00

Welcome reception

Day 2
5 October
08.30 – 09.30

I session: Transplantation outcome in Baltic centres
Session chairs: M. Rosenberg, I. Ziedina

08.30-08.45 Kidney transplantation results at Vilnius University Hospital, years 2000-2017

08.45-09.00 Kidney transplantation results at Kaunas University Hospital, years 2000-2017

09.00-09.15 Kidney transplantation results at Paul Stradins Clinical University hospital, Transplantation centre years 2000-2017

09.15-09.30 Kidney transplantation results at Tartu University Hospital, years 1996-2017

09.30 – 10.30

II session: Transplantation: organization and waiting list
Session chairs: M. Rosenberg, I. Ziedina

09.30-09.50 Kidney transplantation organizational developments in Estonia – V. Pall, Estonia

09.50-10.10 Cost-effectiveness in nephrology and transplantation – J. Fox, United Kingdom

10.10-10.30 Kidney-pancreas transplantation – M. Murruste, Estonia

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 12.00

III session: Transplantation: donor and recipient problems
Session chairs: A. Petersons, M. Luman

11.00-11.20 Bone disease after kidney transplantation – long–term experience of bone biopsies results – S. Keronen, Finland

11.20-11.40 Results of renal transplantation from living donors – I. Ziedina, Latvia

11.40-12.00 How to expand kidney living donation: the Finnish strategy – F. Ortiz, Finland

12.00 – 13.00
Short communications session (kidney transplantation)

12.00-12.10 Pregnancy outcomes in Renal Transplant Recipients in Estonia – K. Kõlvald, Estonia

12.10-12.20 Adherence to immunosupressive therapy in kidney transplant recipients – A. Vasilvolfa, Latvia

12.20-12.30 Interpretation of glomerular filtration rate living kidney donor grafts – K. Gritane, Latvia

12.30-12.40 Investigation of kidney function and overall health of living kidney donors in Vilnius University Santaros Clinics – U. Zlatkute, Lithuania

12.40-12.50 Relation of bioimpedance measured hypervolemia with short and long term outcomes in kidney transplant patients – A. Bartasunaite-Afanasjeva, Lithuania

12.50-13.00 Discussion 

13.00 – 14.00


14.05 – 15.25

IV Session: Transplantation: peri- and postoperative problems
Session chairs: I. Bumblytė, M. Ilmoja

14.00-14.45 Treatment of late ABMR? – G. Böhmig, Austria

14.45-15.05 Transplant rejection biomarkers – E. Macioniene, Lithuania

15.05-15.25 Novel radiological assessments in transplantation practice: ultrasound elastography promising new tool in kidney transplant recipients – L. Järv, Estonia 

15.25 – 15.50

Coffee break

15.50 – 17.30

V session: Transplantation: outcome
Session chairs: M. Miglinas, K. Lilienthal

15.50-16.30 Outcome of kidney transplantation in Fabry disease – C. Wanner, Germany

16.30-17.10 Complement as target of rejection therapy – G. Böhmig, Austria

17.10-17.30 Influence of pre-transplant dialysis vintage on repeated kidney transplantation outcomes – K. Gritane, Latvia

19.15 – 23.00

Dinner at Maarjamäe Palace

Day 3
6 October
09.00 – 10.40

VI session: Chronic kidney disease patients long-term management
Session chairs: V. Kuzema, K. Kõlvald

09.00-09.30 Cardiovascular risk factors and markers of atherosclerosis in stable kidney transplant recipients – A. Wiecek, Poland

09.30-10.10 Impact of Renal Failure on Drug Treatment – K. Laine, Finland

10.10-10.40 What is the optimal blood pressure in CKD patients – new evidence – A. Wiecek, Poland

10.40 – 11.00
Coffee break
11.00 – 12.30

VII session: Dialysis prescription and patient monitoring

11.00-11.30 The kidney in pregnancy – N. Lameire, Belgium

11.30-11.50 Regenerative medicine in kidney: our experience in AKI – R. Mačiulaitis, Lithuania

11.50-12.10 Prescription of RRT in patients with end stage renal disease – B. Vernere, Latvia

12.10-12.30 Noninvasive cerebrovascular autoregulation monitoring during hemodialysis procedure – E. Žiginskienė, Lithuania

12.30 – 13.30
Lunch, adjourn

Local organizers: Kadri Lilienthal, Merike Luman, Mai Rosenberg

Scientific committee: Mai Rosenberg, Aivars Petersons, Inga Bumblyte, Marius Miglinas, Victorija Kuzema, Merike Luman

Participation fees:

The registration fee includes access to the scientific programme, lunch and coffee breaks during the Conference, welcome reception, Conference dinner and certificate of attendance.

Online registration is open until September 30!

Early registration fee until August 31st 150€ (incl. VAT 20%) per person

Late registration fee from September 1st until September 30 175€ (incl. VAT 20%) per person

Medical students and residents until September 30 75€ (incl. VAT 20%) per person

Onsite registration fee for everybody 200€ (incl. VAT 20%) per person

NB! The participation is free for the speakers.


Sponsorship – E-mail: mariann [at] celsius.ee 


Participation fee refund policy:

If, for any reason, you cannot attend the conference, please notify us via e-mail at the latest 7 calendar days before the event and we will return 100% of the conference fee. 
We will refund 50% of the participation fee if the cancellation takes place 6 to 3 calendar days before the event. 
Participation fee will not be refunded if the cancellation takes place more than 3 calendar days before the event. If the cancellation is not communicated in writing (e-mail to konverentsid [at] celsius.ee), the participation fee will not be refunded.