Part 5

ISHD Hemodialysis University™
Hyderabad, India.  March 1st & 2nd 2014
     HDCN free zone registration is required.
Vascular Access Changing Scenario and Challenges in India
Vasanth Kumar Reddy, MD
Anatomic and physiologic basis for Vascular access planning
Surendra Shenoy MD
Patient Evaluation Prior to Access Placement
Gerald Beathard, MD
Panel Discussion
Drs. Reddy, Shenoy, and Beathard
The role of Long acting ESA – Darbepoietin in the current management of Anaemia
L H Surathkal, MD
Round table discussion on Darbepoietin
Drs. Misra, Surathkal, Beathard, Chan, Canaud, Davenport, Daugirdas, Nayak, Ahmad, Shenoy, Gura, and Marshall

Vasanth Kumar Reddy, MD
Consultant Vascular & Transplant Surgeon
Hyderabad, India

Surendra Shenoy, MD
Washington University School of medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Gerald A. Beathard, MD
Clinical Professor
University of Texas Medical Branch

LH Suratkal, MD
Lilavathi Hospital
Mumbai, India
This educational activity is an audio recording with accompanying slides of a live presentation held on March 1st and 2nd, 2014, in Hyderabad, India. Continuing medical education credit is not available for this on-line archive.

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Target Audience:
This program is intended for practicing Nephrologists, nephrology fellows, dialysis technologists, interventional nephrologists, vascular access surgeons, and health professionals involved in dialysis programs.
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