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Scientific committee

Local organizer

Course programme:
* September 29, 2016
* September 30, 2016
* Practical Training Programme


Case presentations - abstract submission



Young Nephrologists Platform
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Local organizer


The ERA-EDTA offers EUR 1500 in travel grants to nephrologists who are 40 years old or younger ...
details and application form

deadline: August 28, 2016


Department of Nephrology
and Transplantation Medicine

Wrocław Medical University
50-556 Wrocław, Borowska 213

head of the Department:
prof. dr hab. Marian Klinger

Organizing Committee

dr hab. Mariusz Kusztal - chairman
phone +48 71 7332543

dr Tomasz Gołębiowski
dr Krzysztof Letachowicz

dr Katarzyna Kościelska-Kasprzak - secretary
phone +48 71 7332520


ERA-EDTA Young Nephrologists' Platform and Local Organizer would like to thank the following societies and companies for their support:

None of the commercial supporters took part in the scientific program selection.

October 19, 2016; 13:57
Thank You very much for filling the survey:)

October 4, 2016; 12:12
Thank You very much for participation in the Interventional Nephrology course. It was a great pleasure for us to welcome You to Wrocław:) We hope you enjoyed the course and you are now safely back at home.
If you find some time, please don't forget to give us a feedback and visit the ERA-EDTA questionnaire (you should have received the link via e-mail) to make comments about our course:)
Thanks a lot in advance:)
September 25, 2016; 21:54
Dear Participants and Guests,

The reception desk will be open:
- September 29, 9:00 - 17:30
- September 30, 8:30 - 15:00
on the first floor of the main building of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Wroclaw Medical University, Borowska 211.

See You in Wrocław!
September 17, 2016; 17:30
The list of accepted case presentations:

MILLER technic in treatment of refractory edema associated with arteriovenous access.
Ana Messias, Fernando Caeiro, Ana Pena, Fernando Nolasco (Portugal)

Apparent picture of an acute dialysis catheter in chest CT.
Maciej Kanafa, Anna Szymczak, Mariusz Kusztal, Marian Klinger (Poland)

Successful percutaneous intervention of thrombosed saphenofemoral arteriovenous fistula in a patient with multiple access failures.
Srikant Devarsetty, Ravindra Prabhu, Shankar Prasad, Sindhu Kaza (India)

A case of successful long-term use of translumbar inferior vena cava PermCath catheter for hemodialysis.
Patrycja Pokora, Marcin Adamczak, Andrzej Więcek (Poland)

Salvage of a rare arteriovenous fistula for hemodialysis from another iatrogenic fistula.
Rui Abreu, José Ramón Fortuño, Joaquín Vallespin, José Ibeas (Portugal, Spain)

Superior vena cava syndrome as a complication of central vein catherisation – clinical manifestation, diagnosis and management: a case study.
Marcin Kazberuk, Tomasz Hryszko, Szymon Brzósko, Beata Naumnik (Poland)

Renal Arteriovenous malformation mimicking primary glomerular disease.
Srikant Devarsetty, Karan Saraf, Ravindra Prabhu, Shankar Prasad, Sindhu Kaza (India)

Hemodialysis reliable outflow (HeRO) graft - ultimate solution for patients with central venous stenosis or total occlusion.
Anna Łoś, Jakub Turek, Norbert Zapotoczny, Krzysztof Dyś, Wojciech Witkiewicz (Poland)
September 17, 2016; 16:59
Dear Lecturers,
please go to ERA-EDTA DOI site and update or fill your disclousure of interest.
Thank You very Much!
August 31, 2016; 00:31
We have no more free workshop places



Day 1: Thursday, September 29, 2016

10:00 - 10:10: Course opening. Andrzej Więcek (ERA-EDTA President), Marian Klinger (Head of Dept.), Mariusz Kusztal, Poland

morning session: Vascular access for hemodialysis
Moderators: Andrzej Więcek, Maurizio Gallieni, Przemysław Szyber
10:10 - 10:40: Vascular access: Fistula always first? Graft and catheter always last? Jan Tordoir, Netherlands
10:40 - 11:10: Simulation training in vascular access. Jose A.Ibeas, Spain
11:10 - 11:40: Catheter malposition or malfunction - what can I do? Maria Guedes Marques, Portugal
11:40 - 12:10: Central vein catheters for hemodialysis - new technology, insertion techniques and complications. Maurizio Gallieni, Italy 

30 min. coffee break

noon session: CVC - how to deal with necessary evil?
Moderators: Maria Guedes Marques, Marcin Miś, Jarosław Leś
12:40 - 13:10: CVC infection: prevention and treatment in 2016. Jose A. Ibeas, Spain
13:10 - 13:40: Central vein obstruction - the role of interventional radiologist. Luc A. Turmel-Rodrigues, France
13:40 - 14:10: Translumbal and other rare catheter insertions for hemodialysis. Jarosław Leś, Poland
14:10 - 14:40: Kidney biopsy: indications and safety issues Transvenous renal biopsy in a patient with higher risk of bleeding. Bernd Hohenstein, Germany

45 min. lunch

15:30 - 17:30: Practical Training Program

Part 1: Practical workshop on catheter placement “hands on” – exercises on phantoms. Tip and tricks during jugular and femoral catheter procedures
instructors: Maurizio Gallieni, Krzysztof Letachowicz, Tomasz Gołębiowski, Mariusz Kusztal

Part 2: Sonography of kidneys with duplex Doppler
instructors: Agata Szczurowska, Dorota Kamińska, Jan Penar

19:00 social meeting

Day 2: Friday, September 30, 2016

morning session: Creation and maturation of AVF
Moderators: Luc A. Turmel-Rodrigues, Jose Ibeas, Jakub Turek
9:00 - 9:30: AVF monitoring and timing of interventions. Jan Malik, Czech Republik
9:30 - 10:00: Infectious and noninfectious complications of AVF. Tomasz Gołębiowski, Poland
10:00 - 10:30: Preoperative vascular mapping and physical examination of AVF. Krzysztof Letachowicz, Poland
10:30 - 11:00: How to improve maturation and utilization of AVF. Luc A. Turmel-Rodrigues, France

30 min. coffee break

noon session: Creation and maturation of AVF continued / Case presentations, awards
Moderators: Jan Malik, Ana Carina Ferreira, Tomasz Porażko
11:30 - 12:00: Vascular access in special patients: equipped with CIED (cardiac implantable electronic device), octo- and nonogenarians. Mariusz Kusztal, Poland
12:00 - 14:00: Session of case presentations (with quiz and discussion)
14:00 - 14:15: Current YNP activities & symposium summary. Ana Carina Ferreira (YNP president)

45 min. lunch

15:00 - 16:45: Practical Training Program

Part 1: Duplex Doppler for vascular mapping (preop) and fistula assessment (immature vs mature fistulas)
instructors: Jan Malik, Mariusz Kusztal, Tomasz Gołębiowski

Part 2: Physical examination of native vascular access
instructors: Krzysztof Letachowicz, Jose Ibeas, Tomasz Porażko

Lecture hall of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Borowska 211, Wrocław
Registration desk at the lecture hall will be open: day 1 - from 9:00 to 16:00, day 2 - from 8:30 to 15:00

Practical training will be held at the Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine of the University Hospital, Borowska 213, Wrocław

Basic registration fee includes:
lectures, coffee breaks, lunches, dinner and certificate of attendance.

Additional fee is mandatory for participation in workshop both on Day 1 and Day 2 (available for 30 participants).

Basic fee (VAT included):
YNP member: 15 EUR
ERA-EDTA member: 30 EUR
other participants: 65 EUR

Basic fee + workshop participation fee (VAT included):
YNP member: 65 EUR
ERA-EDTA member: 90 EUR
other participants: 135 EUR

The payment details with total fee due will be provided after verification of any membership claimed and upon workshop places availabilty. The registration will be confirmed after the receipt of the payment.
Cancellation is possible until September 16, 2016. After this date, the fee will not be returned.



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Special session of case presentations by course participants (5-8 presentations with educational values) from the field of vascular access creation, complications treatment, catheters, access monitoring and care and kidney biopsy.
YNP board members will review, grade and select the abstracts for presentation during the session. Those of the highest quality and value will also be awarded.

Abstract must be written in English and provided as plain text, Microsoft Word document or pdf file.
The abstract file must include:
- the abstract title
- list of the authors (please underline the presenting author)
- authors' affiliations
- the abstract body

The body of the abstract is limited to 500 words and may be accompanied by table or figure. In conclusion educational message should be stressed.
The presenting authors of the abstracts selected for presentation are expected to register to the course with registration fee on the general rules and to attend the course

Abstract submission deadline: August 7, 2016
Abstract acceptance deadline: August 15, 2016

If you have any question regarding registration or abstract submission send an e-mail to


The hotel reservation costs are not included in registration fee and the organizers do not guarantee the accomodation for the participants.

The end of September is a very popular time to visit Wrocław - there may be a shortage of rooms available in the hotels and the preliminary reservations for course participants can not be extended!

The list of the hotels offering the special prices for course participants:
->request details at

Q Hotel Wrocław ****, Zaolziańska 2
SNGL 450 PLN / DBL 500 PLN
visit the hotel website

Qubus Hotel Wrocław ****, Św. Marii Magdaleny 2
offer valid until Sept 1, 2016 visit the hotel website

Other hotels:

Hotel Novotel Wrocław City ***, Wyscigowa 35
visit the hotel website

Hotel Premiere Classe *, Ślężna 28
visit the hotel website

B&B Hotel Wrocław Centrum **, Ks. Piotra Skargi 24-28
visit the hotel website