3rd World Congress of Nephrology (WCN 2005)

WCN 2005 will address the cutting-edge of kidney research, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of renal disease.

3rd World Congress of Nephrology
18th Congress of the International Society of Nephrology
10th Asian-Pacific Congress of Nephrology
15th Renal Update of the Singapore Society of Nephrology

Contact Details
3rd World Congress of Nephrology
Congress Secretariat & Housing Bureau
C/o Ace:Daytons Direct (International) Pte Ltd
2 Leng Kee Road #04-01 Thye Hong Centre
Singapore 159086

Important Telephone numbers
Media : +65 6379 5260
Programme +65 6379 5260
Registration +65 6379 5261, +65 6379 5259

WCN 2005 will address the cutting-edge of kidney research, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of renal disease. The programme has been designed to allow participants to improve their understanding of the relationships between basic research and clinical applications in the field of nephrology and related areas.

Main Lectures
There will be 9 plenary lectures, 2 special lectures and 12 state-of-the-art lectures.

Symposia will cover the following 6 themes:
Theme 1 : Fundamentals of Integrative Biology
Theme 2 : Progression and Prevention of CRF
Theme 3 : Inflammation and Immunology
Theme 4 : Dialysis
Theme 5 : Transplantation
Theme 6 : Issues in Clinical Nephrology

A special feature of WCN 2005 will be a comprehensive programme of Continuing Nephrology Education (CNE) sessions, scheduled for each day of the main Congress programme. Topics and speakers have been carefully chosen to present an overview or update of important issues in contemporary nephrology practice, and will be presented in a stimulating and interactive format.

CNE sessions will be held both at breakfast time and late in the afternoon. Panels of distinguished leaders in the world of nephrology will give presentations and answer questions in fields ranging from paediatric and adolescent issues, to hypertension and renal therapeutics, to fluid and electrolyte problems and optimum dialysis therapy. A feature of special regional interest will be sessions devoted to Asian end-stage renal disease registries, and to establishing local dialysis programmes.

Topics to be discussed in the CNE Sessions:

- Overcoming Barriers to the Development of a Dialysis Programme in Asia
- Asian End-Stage Renal Disease Registries
- Hypertension
- Transition from Childhood to Adulthood
- Glomerulonephritis Update
- Progressive & Prevention of Chronic Renal Failure
- Kidney Disease in the Adolescent
- Fluid and Electrolyte /Acid Base Balance
- Renal Therapeutic
- Acute Renal Failure in Intensive Care Unit
- Optimising Haemodialysis Outcomes
- Transplant Update
- Peritoneal Dialysis Therapy Update
- Renal Osteodystrophy

From 26 Jun 2005
Until 30 Jun 2005
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