VII Budapest Nephrology School


VIII Budapest Nephrology School

 Under the Auspices of ISN

2001 August 30 – September 04


Semmelweis University, Budapest
International Nephrology Research and Training Center
Worldwide Hungarian Medical Academy
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
University of Toronto
Hungarian Kidney Foundation




Bargman Joanne M., MD, FRCPC, Toronto General Hospital, Canada

Baylis Chris, PhD Professor of Physiology West Virginia University Health Sciences Ctr.,Morgantown,USA

Cole Edward, MD FRCPC Director, Division of Nephrology, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada

Csermely Péter, Professor of Biochemistry, Semmelweis University Dept. Medical Chemistry, Budapest, Hungary

Davison Alexander, President of EDTA, Consultant Renal Physician, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Devins Gerald M., Ph.D., C.Psych, Professor of Psychiatry, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University Health Network ( Princess Margaret Hospital ), Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Clarke Institute, Canada

Goral Simin, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Venderbilt University Medical Center, Division of Nephrology, Co-chair of the Patient Care Committee of the American Society of Transplantation, USA

Heemann Uwe, Head of Experimental Nephrology University of Essen, Germany
Hercz Gavril, University of Toronto, Canada

Holtzman Eli J., MD, Director of Nephrology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel

Mendelssohn David Charles, MD, FRCPC, Division of Nephrology, Humber River Regional Hospital and University of Toronto, Canada

MUCSI István, MD, Ph.D., staff nephrologist, assistant professor, 1st Dept. of Internal Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary

Nagy Judit, MD, DSc., President of Hungarian Nephrological Society, Nephrological Center and Second Department of Medicine University of Sciences Pécs, Hungary

Perner Ferenc, Director, Dept. of Transplantation & Surgery, Semmelweis University, Hungary

PETI Peterdi János, Assistant Professor, Nephrology Research and Trainig Center University of Alabama in Birmingham, USA

Richardson Donald, consultant nephrologist at York District Hospital, York, UK

Ritz Eberhard, Council member of the ISN and Vice-Chairman of COMGAN,Chief of the Division of Nephrology University of Heidelberg, Germany

REUSZ György, MD ScD, Associate Professor, Head of Division of Pediatric Nephrology, 1st Department of Pediatrics, Semmelweis University, Hungary

Rosivall László, MD, PHD, DSc Med, Med habil.,Professor of Pathophysiology, Head of Nephrology Research and Training Center, Institute of Pathophysiology,Faculty of Medicine
Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary
SchulmaNn Gerald, Vanderbilt Transplant Center, USA

VAS Stephen I., MD, PhD, FRCPC, Professor of Medicine, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada

Weening Jan J., Vice-President of ISN, Academic Medical Center, Department of Pathology, Amsterdam The Netherlands



Aug. 30 (Thursday)

09:00 - 18:00 REGISTRATION

Dept. of Transplantation & Surgery, Semmelweis Univ.,

Budapest, Baross st. 23.

11:00 - 12:00 Welcome Addresses and Official Opening

Prof. Dr. L. Rosivall: President of the Hungarian Kidney Foundation Prof. Dr. E. Ritz: Chair of COMGAN and Chair of Eastern and Central Europe Subcommittee

Prof. Dr. P. Sotonyi: President of the Semmelweis University

12:00 – 12:45 Stress Proteins

Csermely, P

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch

Moderator: C. Baylis

14:00 - 14:45 Diabetic Nephropathy

Ritz, E.

14:45 - 15:30 Cardiovascular Disease in Renal Patients

Ritz, E.

15:30 - 16:00 Break

Moderator: E. Ritz

16:00 - 16:45 The Aging Kidney

Baylis, C.

16:45 - 17:30 Approach to Primary Glomerulonephritis

Bargman, J.

17:30 - 18:15 Evidence-based Management of Minimal Lesion Disease

Bargman, J.

19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Dinner (Semmelweis Klinikak Restaurant, Ülloi út 78/a)

19:00 – 19:30 Dinner Talks

The History of Salt

Ritz, E.


Aug. 31 (Friday)

Moderator: D. Mendelssohn

09:00 - 09:45 Morphology and Function of Juxtaglomerular Apparatus

Rosivall, L., Peti Peterdi J.

09:45 - 10:30 Hypertension in Childhood

Reusz, Gy.

10:30 - 11:15 Renal Protection with Antihypertensive Agents

Mendelssohn, D.

11:15 - 11:45 Break

Moderator: J. Bargman

11:45 - 12:30 NO Deficiency: a Cause and Consequence of CRD

Baylis, C.

12:30 - 13:15 Peritoneal Dialysis: Physiology, Complications

Bargman, J.

13:15 - 14:30 Lunch

Moderator: S. Vas

14:30 - 15:15 GFR in Normal and Compromized Pregnancy

Baylis, C.

15:15 - 16:00 Analgesic Nephropathy

Nagy, J.

16:00 - 16:45 Tuberculosis in the Renal Patient

Vas, S.

19:00 - 21:00 Dinner (Semmelweis Klinikak Restaurant, Ülloi út 78/a)

19:00 – 19:30 Dinner Talk:

Is there a Link between Research, Ethics, and Health Policy?

Mendelssohn, D.



Sep. 01 (Saturday)

Free Morning

08:30 - 09.00 Registration for the Evening Program

09:00 - 12:00 Vifor International Seminar

Treatment of Anemia in ESRD

D. Richardson

Morbidity and Mortality of Anaemia in Renal Failure

Current Guidelines (EBPG and DOQI) Compared to Current Practice (ESAM)

Modern Concepts of Anaemia Management in CRF Patients

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch

Moderator: J. Weening

13:00 - 13:45 Patterns of Glomerular Injury

Weening, J.

13:45 - 14:30 Lupus Nephritis: Pathogenesis and Diagnosis

Weening, J.


20:00 – 22:00 Boat Tour with Dinner on the Danube


Sep. 02 (Sunday)

Moderator: G. Hercz

09:00 - 09:45 Genetics of the Kidney (Alport, Fabry, ADPKD, New Glomerular and Tubular Syndromes)

Holtzman, E.

09:45 - 10:30 Genetics of Renal Failure

Holtzman, E.

10:30 - 11:15 Systemic Vasculitis and the Kidney

Weening, J.

11:15 – 11:45 Break

Moderator: G. Schulmann

11:45 - 12:30 Acute Renal Failure

Holtzman, E.

12:30 - 13:15 Renal Osteodystrophy

Hercz, G., Mucsi, I.

13:15 – 14:30 Lunch (Semmelweis Klinikak Restaurant, Ülloi út 78/a)

Moderator: E. Cole

14:30 - 15:15 Treatment of Lupus Nephritis

Cole, E.

15:15 - 16:00 Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections. An Update

Vas, S.

16:00 - 16:45 Reuse of the Dialyzer - Should it be Banned? What is the Evidence?

Schulmann, G.

19:00 - 21:00 Dinner (Semmelweis Klinikak Restaurant, Ülloi út 78/a)

19:00 – 19:30 Dinner Talk:

Coping Mechanism of Chronic Disease

Hercz, G.


Sep. 03 (Monday)

Moderator: S. Goral

09:00 - 09:45 Immunosuppression in Renal Transplantation 2001

Cole, E.

09:45 - 10:30 Chronic Allograft Nephropathy

Heemann, U..

10:30 - 11:15 Non-infectious complications after transplantation

Goral, S.

11:15 – 11:45 Break

Moderator: U. Heemann

11:45 - 12:30 Use of Marginal Kidneys/Dual Kidney Transplantation

Cole, E.

12:30 - 13:15 New Paradigm of Immunosuppression

Goral, S.

13:15 – 14:30 Lunch

Moderator: E. Holtzman

14:30 - 15:15 Recurrent GN in the Transppant

Goral, S.

15:15 - 16:00 Nephrology in the Intensive Care

Schulmann, G.

16:00 - 16:45 CMV – Clinical Features and Therapy after Organ Transplantation

Heemann, U.

19:00 - 21:00 Dinner (Semmelweis Klinikak Restaurant, Ülloi út 78/a)

19:00 – 19:30 Dinner Talk:

Conceptualizing and Measuring Quality of Life in Chronic Disease

Devins, G.


Sep. 04 (Tuesday)


Moderator: G. Devins

09:00 - 09:45 Renal Complications in Pregnancy and Pregnancy in the Patient with Renal Disease

Davison, A.

09:45 - 10:30 Predialysis Psychoeducational Intervention

Devins, G.

10:30 - 11:15 Illness Intrusiveness and the Psychosocial Impact of End-Stage Renal Disease

Devins, G.

11:15 – 11:45 Break

Moderator: A. Davison

11:45 - 12:30 Living Related Transplantation

Perner, F.

12:30 - 13:15 Is there an Optimal Mix of Dialysis Modalities?

Mendelssohn, D.

13:15 - 14:15 Lunch

14:15 – 14:45 Examination (Test)

14:45 - 15:30 Optimizing Pre-ESRD Care

Mendelssohn, D.

15:30 - 15:40 Concluding Remarks,

Distribution of Attandance Certificates

Rosivall, L.

15:40 - 17:00 Visit to Dialysis Center (1st Dept. of Int. Med., Korányi u. 2/a.)


Visit to CAPD Center (St. Margit Hospital, Bécsi út 132.) or


Molecular Biology Laboratories (International Nephrology Research

and Training Center, Nagyvárad tér 4.)

VII Budapest Nephrology School