Tushar Vachharajani

Tushar Vachharajani

Tushar Vachharajani

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 06:42

Types of HD Access and current outcomes

This presentation was given by Tushar Vachharajani, Chief of Nephrology at W.G. Hefner VAMC in Salisbury, NC (USA). It was presented at the Kuwait Nephrology Association Vascular Access Symposium and Workshop held on November 28-29, 2015.

In collaboration with ISN’s Dialysis Committee, ISN Education is launching a new series of webinars focused on prominent themes in dialysis in 2016 and 2017.

The Kuwait Nephrology Association organized a two-day symposium and workshop on vascular access in Kuwait. The workshop was planned as an initiative by ISN’s Middle East Regional Board and the Interventional Nephrology Committee to improve dialysis access care in the Middle East.

I would like to introduce everyone to a free online patient education resource that has now been translated into 20 languages and has over 20 million hits – http://kidneyeducation.com/

A revised and updated English version, edited by Edgar Lerma, has now been digitized and is ready to be released.

ISHD opening ceremonyThe 9th International Congress of the International Society for Hemodialysis (ISHD) was held from September 13 to 16, 2015 at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.

20150815140944 A26U1036The global growth of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients has resulted in an increasing number surviving on renal replacement therapy. Hemodialysis remains a predominant form of renal replacement therapy. Providing optimal dialysis vascular access care remains a challenging task.

onconephrology webCancer is one of the leading causes of death and is rapidly becoming a global pandemic. Cancer patients with kidney disease have a worse prognosis with higher mortality and morbidity.

Monday, 18 May 2015 09:49

ISN–ASDIN Educational Partnership

ASDINISN and the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (ASDIN) have entered into an educational partnership agreement to promote and improve the understanding and management of clinical issues concerning dialysis access care.

kidneyISN leaders Giuseppe Remuzzi, Guillermo Garcia Garcia and Motoko Yanagita have got involved in translating valuable educational material into Italian, Spanish and Japanese. This resource was released on World Kidney Day 2015 to show support for the overall theme for this year’s campaign: Kidney Health for All.

In between clicks, I sat down with ISN News to talk about the great pool of resources that ISN Education has become and looked at what is coming up for the future. The full interview is also available in the February 2014 edition of ISN News, CLICK HERE.

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