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Key-note Lecture: Bio-engineered kidneys: a realistic future alternative for hemodialysis?
Prof dr. A.J. Rabelink - Leiden University Medical Center

Session topics:
Management of vascular access conduits after successful kidney transplantation
Arteriovenous conduits
Novel approaches to reduce non-maturation of arteriovenous fi stulas
Vascular access for nocturnal and home hemodialysis
What can we learn from physics
What can we learn from biomaterials science
Dreaming of the ideal hemodialysis catheter: where to go from here?
Tissue engineered vascular access grafts
Ultrasonography at the dialysis ward
Arteriovenous cardiotoxicity
From evidence-based medicine towards patient-orientated vascular access care
Basic research in vascular access
Novel endovascular treatment modalities
Late-breaking clinical trials
Vascular access in the elderly
How to speed up progress in vascular access research?

Specific sessions for Dialysis nurses:
Ultrasonography to optimize cannulation of arteriovenous fi stulas
Home hemodialysis
Vascular access surveillance in 2019
The challenge of CVC use