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Press alert for American Society of Nephrology's 42nd Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition
Date:10/20/2009

What: Presenting research on the latest issues and scientific breakthroughs in nephrology.
How: Poster Sessions, Free Communications, ASN Press Briefings, and related symposia will address this important medical issue.
Where: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California

Free Communications Highlights:

  • TH-FC037, "Increased Fructose Intake is Independently Associated with Elevated Blood Pressure. Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2003-2006)," Diana Jalal, MD, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 4:24 pm, Room 2
  • TH-FC081, "Identifying at Risk Dialysis Units (DU) in the U.S. Under the Bundle Payment System," Sumit Mohan, MD, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 5:48 pm, Room 6 D/E
  • SA-FC342, "Associations of Diet with Kidney Function Decline," Julie Lin MD, MPH, FASN, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 4:24 pm, Room 25
  • SA-FC347, "Can We Afford to Improve Survival in Patients Receiving Hemodialysis?" Philip McFarlane, MD, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 5:24 pm, Room 25
  • SA-FC350, "Kidney Transplant Recipients at High Risk for Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer (NMSC) May Benefit from Conversion to Sirolimus versus Continuation of Calcineurin Inhibitors," Graeme Russ, MD, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 4:00 pm, Room 5
  • SA-FC481, "Oral Activated Charcoal Adsorbent, AST-120 Inhibits Severe Atherosclerosis Induced by Chronic Kidney Damage (CKD)," Valentina Kon, MD. Saturday, October 31, 2009, 4:24 pm, Room 22

Poster Session Highlights:

  • TH-PO163, "Development of FSGS Following Anabolic Steroid Use in Bodybuilders," Leal Herlitz, MD, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • TH-PO1025, "Group Education of Families and Friends of CKD Patients; The Impact on Living Kidney Donation," Ton van Kooy, MD, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • TH-PO1033, "The Impact of Physician Years Since Graduation on Patient Referrals for Preemptive Living Donor Kidney Transplantation," Daniela Ladner, MD, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • TH-PO1042, "Preemptive Kidney Transplant: Wouldn't Earlier Be Even Better?" Basit Javaid, MD, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • TH-PO1046, "Reading Levels of Kidney Transplant Consent Forms: A National Study," Elisa J. Gordon, PhD, MPH, Thursday, October 29, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • F-PO1483, "Holiday travel in Haemodialysis Patients is Associated with increased Infection, Loss of Vascular Access And Anaemia," Claire Edwards, RGN, Friday, October 30, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • SA-PO2316, "Gender Disparity in CKD Diagnosis in Primary Care," Maya Rao, MD, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • SA-PO2567, "Association of Body Fat and Survival in Hemodialysis Patients," Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, PhD, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • SA-PO2751, "Associations of Sweetened Beverages with Kidney Function Decline," Julie Lin, MD, MPH, FASN, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall
  • SA-PO3076, "Recurrence of Lupus Nephritis Following Kidney Transplantation," Gabriel Contreras, MD, MPH, Saturday, October 31, 2009, 10:00 am-Noon, Scientific Exposition Hall

Press Briefings:

  • Kidney Transplantation: Consent and Beyond, Thursday, October 29, 2009; 12:15 pm-1:15 pm, Room 12
  • Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Press Briefing, Friday, October 30, 2009; 9:30 am-10:30 am, Room 12
  • Impact of Weight and Diet on Kidney Health, Friday, October 30, 2009; 12:15 pm-1:15 pm, Room 12


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Contact: Shari Leventhal
sleventhal@asn-online.org
202-558-8423
American Society of Nephrology
Source:Eurekalert

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