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No 127, March 2018


Editor in Chief: Mustafa Arici - Editorial Secretariat: Valentina Cocchi - Newsletter Design: Ilaria Martini
ERA-EDTA Headquarters - Via XXIV Maggio, 38 - 43123 Parma - Italy



Do not miss the 55th ERA-EDTA Congress Late Breaking Clinical Trial abstracts submission

1 day left to give your abstract the finishing touches –  Late Breaking Clinical Trials Abstract submission closes on March 16, 2018, 23.59 CET.

The ERA-EDTA will consider abstracts related to unpublished clinical trials for a special “Late Breaking Clinical Trials” session.
The LBCT abstracts can be submitted using this link until March 16, 2018.

NDT article

Just published online: read the latest NDT article

Should we eat more potassium to better control blood pressure in hypertension?
Bon appétit?! A newly published review in NDT discusses the question, if we should eat more potassium to improve blood pressure control in hypertension. Sounds good, but the level of evidence remains low.

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European Renal Best Practice (ERBP) call for a post as a PhD student at the University Hospital Ghent (Belgium)

European Renal Best Practice (ERBP), the official guidelines body of ERA-EDTA, is pleased to announce a call for a post as a PhD student in Evidence Based Medicine and Health Technology Assessment within the nephrology department at the University Hospital Ghent (Belgium). The grant consists of a four year bursary (with annual assessment of progress), which is supported by ERBP. The PhD student will become part of the existing ERBP Methods Support Team and the nephrology department of Ghent University Hospital, where he/she will be trained and supervised directly by Dr. Evi Nagler, ERBP Vice-Chair and methodologist of its ERBP Methods Support Team.
Click here for more information on the call and ERBP.


More benefits for all ERA-EDTA Members!

The ERA-EDTA and Wiley are pleased to introduce an exciting new benefit for ERA-EDTA members only: access to the acclaimed journal Seminars in Dialysis.

Seminars in Dialysis is a bimonthly publication edited by Prof. Richard A Sherman from Rutgers University. It focuses exclusively on cutting-edge clinical aspects of dialysis therapy. It publishes review articles by the most respected names in the field of dialysis in addition to other features, all designed to keep you up-to-date: dialysis rounds, editorials, opinions and brief summaries of recent clinical investigations and reports.

Please click here for more information and secure online access to the journal.



The slides of the CME Course “Multidisciplinary management of inherited kidney diseases” are now on ENP

The CME Course “Multidisciplinary management of inherited kidney diseases”, organised by WGIKD, one of the official ERA-EDTA Working Groups, took place in Barcelona (Spain) on September 21-22, 2017.

The slides of this CME Course are now on ENP. Click here to see them.
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