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Fellow: Achigbu Kingsley Ihedioha From Nigeria

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AchigbuName: Achigbu Kingsley Ihedioha

Home Centre: Federal Medical Centre, Owerri, Nigeria ii. Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria

Host centre: Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape town, South Africa.

Training duration: 6 MONTHS


Profile description:

A general Paediatrician, fellow of the West African College of Physicians. Dr . ACHIGBU KINGSLEY IHEDIOHA is Working in a government tertiary hospital south eastern Nigeria and is an adjunct lecturer in Paediatrics at the Imo state Teaching hospital involved in the training of medical students and paediatric residents


Training objectives:

The objectives of my training is to acquire skills in the following areas:

  • Dialysis prescription writing
  • Acute PD and chronic PD catheter insertion
  • Renal biopsy
  • Management and follow up of patients with chronic renal failure and other kidney diseases
  • Pre and post kidney transplantation patients evaluation, work up and care
  • Community nephrology
  • Basic renal histopathology as well as research

The 5 specific goals against which the success of my training will be measured on return to my hospital include:

  • Ability to insert acute and chronic PD catheters and write dialysis prescriptions
  • Ability to perform renal biopsy
  • Ability to undertake the pharmacological management of children with common kidney diseases including CRF, steroid resistant nephrotic syndrome and hypertension
  • Ability to Evaluate and manage ESRD patients, work up pre renal transplantation as well as follow up post renal transplantation patients
  • Ability to facilitate and oversee the establishment of a community kidney program as well as undertake basic research.


Additional Info

  • Year: 2016
  • Status: In progress
  • Partners: ISN only
  • Region: Africa
  • Country: Nigeria
  • Topics: AKI, CKD, Transplantation
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