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Empowering Kidney Care Professionals: WCN’24 Themes to Advance Individual Excellence Toward Global Kidney Health

Five kidney care themes guide the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN’24). Explore this intriguing selection from the scores of outstanding sessions awaiting WCN’24 delegates—you won’t want to miss this congress!

Consult the complete program here

Theme 1: Better Kidney Health

The ISN Emerging Leaders and Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care: The Time is Now”ELP cohort members present on the ISN GREEN-K Initiative, the ISN-ELP 2022 Cohort’s Green Nephrology Toolkit, and more.

 Theme 2: The Interconnected Kidney

The Journey of a Patient With Kidney and Cardiovascular Diseases: From Detection to Referral to Co-management”  — follows a clinical case from primary care to cardiology/nephrology co-management.

Theme 3: The Kidney Losing Function

“A Balancing Act: Your Kidneys and Electrolytes“— features three controversial aspects in managing electrolytes and acid-base disorders, including “Should Potassium Be Restricted or Not in CKD?” by Roberto Pecoits Filho (USA).

Theme 4: The Kidney Under Challenge

Transplant-Onconephrology— Latest science on immunotherapy in organ transplant patients, liquid biopsies in cancer diagnosis and using kidneys with renal tumors in transplantation. Germaine Wong (Australia) presents on transplantation outcomes in recipients with a history of cancer.

 Theme 5: The Smart Kidney

Hot Debate: Genetic Testing in CKD: In High-risk Populations Only or in All Patients with CKD? — point and counterpoint from Albertien van Eerde (The Netherlands) and Hila Milo Rasouly (USA).

The World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN’24) will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from April 13-16. It is co-hosted by the Argentinian Society of Nephrology and the Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension.

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