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ERA-EDTA FLASH is the official ERA-EDTA E-NEWSLETTER

No 122, February 2018

 

Editor in Chief: Mustafa Arici - Editorial Secretariat: Valentina Cocchi - Newsletter Design: Ilaria Martini
ERA-EDTA Headquarters - Via XXIV Maggio, 38 - 43123 Parma - Italy

 
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EDUCATION

SPEEDY, a user-friendly tool for incremental haemodialysis prescription

Interested in Incremental Hemodialysis? SPEEDY is the tool for you! Created by Prof. F. Casino and Prof. C. Basile, it is freely available on ENP here.

Read the related article on NDT.

Treatment advances to the pathway of elimination of chronic HCV infection in CKD patients - ERA-EDTA Congress Report

Prevalence of HCV infection remains higher in End-Stage Renal Disease patients than in the general population, and the virus is associated with reduced survival and reduced quality of life in these patients.

Read more about treatment advances in the search to eliminate chronic HCV infection in CKD patients in the summary report of talks by Prof. J. M. Morales, Prof. M. J. Jadoul, Dr. K. Agarwal and Prof. N. Desai at the 54th ERA-EDTA Congress in Madrid.

 

RESEARCH

Just published online: read the latest NDT article

Recent advances in kidney transplantation: the Descartes Advisory Board's viewpoint

New allocation rules must be developed! In a recently published review, the Descartes Advisory Board describes major milestones in renal transplantation as well as new challenges we are facing.

Read here the complete paper.

 

ASSOCIATION

ERA-EDTA Photo Contest 2018

Join the ERA-EDTA Photo Contest on occasion of the World Kidney Day 2018 and win a Congress Membership for the 55th ERA-EDTA Congress in Copenhagen (Denmark). Submit a photo on the World Kidney Day 2018 theme “Kidneys & Women’s Health: Include, Value, Empower” by February 25, 2018.

The submitted photos will be posted on Instagram and the number of “likes” will decide the winners.

Read here the rules and click here to participate

 

INSTITUTIONAL

2018 Council Candidatures

ERA-EDTA is currently calling for candidatures for three Ordinary Council members. Full members who wish to apply for these positions must send their candidacy letter to the Secretary-Treasurer and complete an online application by February 9, 2018.


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In memory of Dr. Guy Laurent

The ERA-EDTA is in mourning for the loss of Dr. Guy Laurent, a renowned representative of European Nephrology. The ERA-EDTA Council and the whole Association would like to honour the life and achievements of Dr. Guy Laurent with an In Memoriam tribute written by Dr. C. Chazot and Dr. G. Jean.


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