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Live broadcast of three sessions at the World Congress of Nephrology in Hong Kong

ISN Education (now ISN Academy) will broadcast live three sessions of the World Congress of Nephrology under the theme Clinical Conditions Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease, taking place in Hong Kong from 31 May to 4 June 3013.

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The following sessions will be streamed:

wcnCardiovascular disease and CKD – pathophysiology
1 June, From 8:00- 9:45 local time in Hong Kong
Chairs: Nicole Isbel (Australia)  and Rob Walker (New Zealand)

How CKD per se leads to atherosclerosis
, by Charles A. Herzog (USA)
Sources of Inflammation in CKD by 
Hung-Chun Chen (Taiwan)
The possible role of gastrointestinal toxins in progression of cardiovascular disease in CKD by 
Duk-Hee Kang (Sounth Korea)
Exercise – a neglected prescription for people with CKD, by 
Alice Smith (UK)

New perspectives on salt and water metabolism
2 June, From 15:45- 17:15 local time in Hong Kong
Chairs: Li-sheng Liu (China) and Roland C. Blantz (USA)

What’s new in salt balance? 
by Jens Titze (Germany)
Hyponatremia – causes and treatment 
by Robert J. Unwin (UK)
Should patients with CKD be salt restricted? 
by Sadayoshi Ito (Japan)

Debate session: controversies in CKD
3 June, From 17:15-18:15 local time in Hong Kong
Chairs: Bernardo Rodriguez-Iturbe, Venezuela and Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Brazil

Anticoagulation in CKD (warfarin and aspirin) – Pro 
by Charles A. Herzog (USA)
Anticoagulation in CKD – Con by 
Cahterine Clase (Canada)
BP targets in CKD – are they necessary? – Pro 
by Lawrence Appel (USA)
BP targets in CKD – are they necessary?– Con 
by Vlado Perkovic (Australia)

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