HDCN Online Slide/Audio Symposium    
American Society of Nephrology

Schein Pharmaceuticals

National Kidney Foundation - DOQI Guidelines
Satellite Symposium of the American Society of Nephrology 30th Annual Scientific Meeting, November, 1997
Schein Pharmaceutical, ASN Corporate Sponsor
Supported by an unrestricted grant from Schein Pharmaceutical

NKF-DOQI Anemia Guidelines: Changing Clinical Practice Through Evidence and Experience
The Talks

Opening Remarks: Development of the NKF-DOQI Guidelines
Garabed Eknoyan, M.D.

Changing Clinical Practice Through Evidence and Experience: DOQI targets for anemia.
Joseph W. Eschbach, M.D., Program Chairperson

Iron, Ferritin, and Infection: Cause or Effect?
John W. Adamson, M.D.

Elevated Iron Indices vs. Iron Overload: Role of Monitoring and Surveillance
John C. Stivelman, M.D.

Subcutaneous rHuEPO administration: What is the controversy?
Jeffrey S. Berns, M.D.

Applying the Anemia Guidelines: Risk/Benefit Analysis
Jay B. Wish, M.D.

Questions and Answers
Drs. Eschbach, Adamson, Stivelman, Berns, and Wish

Comments, new questions, and opinions
General comments regarding anemia guidelines
Target hematocrit
Indices of iron deficiency
Iron dosing, pharmacokinetics, IV vs. PO vs. IP
Safety of IV iron -- dextran, gluconate, saccharate, anaphylaxis
EPO dosing, pharmacokinetics, route of administration
Adjunctive therapy, anabolic steroids, EPO resistance, miscellaneous


John W. Adamson, M.D., Director of Research, Lindsley F. Kimbal Research Institute, New York Blood Center, New York, NY

Jeffrey S. Berns, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Allegheny University Hospital, Graduate, Philadelphia, PA

Garabed Eknoyan, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; President, National Kidney Foundation, NKF-DOQI Co-Chair

Joseph Eschbach, M.D., Chair, Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of Washington Minor and James Medical, Seattle, WA

John C. Stivelman, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory University Medical Center, Atlanta, GA

Jay B. Wish, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Case Western University, Medical Director, Hemodialysis Unit, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

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