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SRC Program Level HB : Nigeria - USA

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Nigeria 1EC Institute: Delta State University Hospital, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria

EC Liaison officer: Ogochukwu Okoye

SC Institute: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

SC Liaison officer: Nilum Rajora, MD

Name of SRC Pair: Nigeria and USA

Pair Level: Level HB

Learning objectives:

  • Further developing and sustaining the kidney transplant program at DELSUTH
  • Develop competence in critical care nephrology: CRRT and adopting current guidelines of care
  • Acquire skills in some aspects of interventional nephrology: de-clotting of AVF, re-visiting blocked perm-caths, renal sonography
  • Improve clinical research skills


  • Nephrology CME at DELSUTH to cover focus areas
  • CRRT Training workshop and commencement of CRRT services at DELSUTH • Perform next sets of kidney transplants
  • Transmitting through teleconferencing, conferences held at UTSW to DELSUTH
  • Establish a stand-alone Outpatient haemodialysis centre at DELSUTH
  • Develop full AVF services at DELSUTH in collaboration with the surgical and radiology departments
  • Clinical research – Focused on risk factors for CKD in the young


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Additional Info

  • Year: 2016
  • Status: In progress
  • Partners: ISN only
  • SRC Level: Honorary B
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Topics: CKD, Interventional Nephrology, Transplantation
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