what HD spotlight is about
HD spotlight is for nephrology professionals who appreciate timely, insightful content delivered by eight international speakers to lead curated webinar sessions spanning the spectrum of current dialysis membrane topics. Check the list of eight current dialysis topics below
all eight webinars are chaired by Prof. Peter Stenvinkel, MD, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden.
part 01: perceiving the pivotal attributes of hemodialysis therapy
June 7, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CEST
03. Choices in hemodialysis: variants, personalized
therapy & application of evidence-based medicine
How to choose a therapy? What are the therapy options?
What is EBM?
speaker: Stefano Stuard, MD, PhD, Fresenius Medical Care, Italy
June 14, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CEST
04. Flummoxed by flux:
the indeterminate principles of hemodialysis
What is flux?
speaker: Prof. Madhukar Misra, MD, University of Missouri, USA
part 02: mitigating the ramifications of hemodialysis
September 13, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CEST
05. Hemoincompatibility in hemodialysis:
alleviating inflammation and anticoagulation
What is hemocompatibility? What are adverse events?
What is complement activation?
How to manage hemoincompatibility?
speaker: Prof. Alberto Ortiz Arduan, MD, PhD, University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
October 4, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CEST
06. Multitargeted interventions to reduce
dialysis-induced systemic stress
How to manage systemic stress? What is systemic stress?
speaker: Prof. Bernard Canaud, MD, Montpellier University and Fresenius Medical Care, France
November 15, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CET
07. Clinical relevance of abstruse
transport phenomena in hemodialysis
How to select a membrane. Risks and benefits of larger pore size.
speaker: Mooppil Nandakumar, MBBS, Fresenius Medical Care, Singapore
December 6, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CET
08. Informed decision-making in delivery of dialysis:
combining clinical outcomes with sustainability
What are the factors to consider when choosing a more expensive therapy?
Guidance on points to tackle from HEMA perspective.
speaker: Christian Apel, Fresenius Medical Care, Germany
April 26, 2022/ 5 – 6 pm CEST
01. The scientific and technological determinants
of hemodialysis membranes
What goes on inside a dialyzer?
speaker: Fatih Kircelli, MD, Fresenius Medical Care, Germany
May 10, 2022/ 4 – 5 pm CEST
02. The membrane perspective of uremic toxins:
which ones should, or can, be removed and how much?
How to choose a dialyzer? Which molecules to target?
Are large middle molecules really bad?
Can we risk albumin removal?
speaker: Xia Tao, MD, PhD, Renal Research Institute, USA