ESVNU Precongress

Date: Tuesday 31 August
Registration fee: ESVNU Members € 50 | Students (undergraduate, post-graduate, resident, intern) € 25 (this fee includes membership of ESVNU for 12 months) Please provide an email/letter of support for student status to info@esvnu.eu | Non-ESVNU Members 150 euros.

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MORNING LECTURES: acid/base, electrolyte and mineral disorders
09.00-09.05: Welcome word
09.05-09.45: Calcium homeostasis and vitamin D in non-skeletal health outcomes - Richard Mellanby (UK – Hill’s)
09.50-10.30: Hypercalcemia – Link with renal diet - Rebecca Geddes (UK)

10.30-11.00 COFFEE BREAK 

11.00-11.40: Acid-base disorders – Refresh your knowledge - Chris Kennedy (Canada)
11.45-12.25: Renal tubular acidosis - Elodie Darnis (France)

12.25-13.25 LUNCH BREAK 

13.25-13.45 TALK BY THE IDEXX RESEARCH REPRESENTATIVE 

AFTERNOON LECTURES: update on AKI
13.50-14.30: Application of renal biomarkers for AKI - Gilad Segev and Hilla Chen (Israel)
14.35-15.15 Conservative management of AKI - When to refer and what to consider? - Carsten Bandt (Canada)

15.15-15.45 COFFEE BREAK 

15.45-16.25 Renal replacement therapies – What are the options? - Ariane Schweighauser (Switzerland)
16.30-17.10 Renal replacement therapies – Other applications - René Dörfelt (Germany)
17.15-18.00 Round table discussion about AKI - Gilad Segev/Hilla Chen/Carsten Bandt/Ariane Schweighauser/René Dörfelt


With kind sponsorship from Hill’s Pet Nutrition and IDEXX