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No 76, April 2016

ERA-EDTA “Run for Kidneys 2016” on May 22nd!

The ERA-EDTA Congress Organizing Committee is very pleased to announce the fifth ERA-EDTA Renal Run that from this year will be named RUN for KIDNEYS which will take place on May 22nd during the Vienna Congress.
The Run for Kidneys 2016 proceeds will be donated to MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières).


Do you need any help with the digital services and your Congress materials?

ERA-EDTA and Shire as a sponsor offer a series of digital services during the 53rd ERA-EDTA Congress.
Visit our Digital Service Area.

Our teams provide the following services:
• Assisted iPad Pro stations to fast log in to your E-materials account or to create one using your smart card
• PC stations for reviewing your E-materials and session attendance status
• Selecting materials of sessions you missed
• Help in managing your e-points
• Assisting in how to leave a message for a speaker
• Help with the Congress app
• Wi-Fi support
• Phone charging facilities
• Meeting areas
• Barista Coffee Bar

Come and visit us during the Congress, you can find us in Foyer D on Level -2 of the Austria Congress Center.

NDT and CKJ articles

Just published online! Read the latest NDT and CKJ articles

How to treat hepatitis C virus-infected patients with stage 4–5 chronic kidney disease while awaiting the revised KDIGO Guidelines?
This important question is answered in the article by Stanislas Pol et al. The authors present an overview of recent developments in the field and, thus, provide information that can be implemented in clinical practice. Read More →

Is it time for a gender-specific dialysis?
The authors of this observational study analyzed nearly 2 million HD patients and came to the result that many parameters differ significantly between female and male dialysis patients. Read More →

Council Members´ Election: Online Voting is Now Open!

During the General Assembly two new Ordinary Council Members will be elected, as M. Jadoul (Belgium) and G. Mayer (Austria) will be ending their term in the Council at that time. Information on the candidates can be found here.
The E-Voting is open from 22 April to 09.30 (CEST) 23 May 2016. ERA-EDTA Members are invited to cast their vote at www.era-edta.org/voting/council 
Please note that only full ERA-EDTA members can vote in this election and in order to vote you must use the credentials you should have recently received by email. If you have not received them, please contact membership@era-edta.org.

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