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No 75, April 2016

Congress App – your congress assistant at your fingertips

This useful tool serves as a convenient guide to the Congress, with important information all in one place.

- Session, symposium and poster details
- E-materials’ availability
- Speakers’ information
- Exhibitors’ information
- An E-materials module to select and access speaker’s materials, ask questions or send comments to speakers, rate presentations
- Take notes for each presentation
- Twitter feed of ERA-EDTA 2016
- Maps of Congress Center and Exhibition hall
- Information about the host city and other useful

This personal and smart guide will be available soon both on Apple and Google Play stores.

We are part of 2016 Donation Campaign for Médicins sans Frontières!

ERA-EDTA will support Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) during the 53rd Annual Congress in Vienna. Financial help is crucial for MSF to provide life-saving medical humanitarian relief. The ERA-EDTA Council decided to contribute to this important mission by raising money during the annual congress. More information will be available soon.

DOAJ acceptance for ckj

CKJ (Clinical Kidney Journal) has been accepted by DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) for inclusion in their list of open access journals. DOAJ is an online resource that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. CKJ meets the DOAJ criteria for its high level of compliance to best practices and publishing standards.

Papers on NDT and CKJ online

Read brand new published papers on NDT and CKJ online!

The genotype of APDKD does not impact polycystic liver disease (PLD). This is the result of the brand-new study by Chebib et al. Though patients with PKD1-T had greater total kidney volumes than patients with PKD1-NT or PKD2, the liver volume did not differ: To the paper

Kaliopenic nephropathy revisited! Never heard of this term? It describes a rare condition characterized by hypokalaemia and depletion of the body´s potassium reserves – and according to Elitok et al. it becomes relevant again – due to eating and laxative disorders: To the paper

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