Programme at a glance

Time Day 1 Programme ( Thursday, 3 Dec 2020)
7:30 - 8:30
Registration
8:30 - 8:40
Welcome Speech by Organising Chairman

Dr. Naresh Govindarajanthran

8:40 - 9:10
Plenary 1

Renal Access in Dialysis - the changing doctrines in KDOQI guidelines

9:10 - 9:40
Plenary 2

Team approach in renal access training

9:40 - 11:00
Special Symposium: Covid and dialysis access
  • Challenges of dialysis in COVID-19 patients 

  • Creating rapid access in COVID-19 era 

  • How to make the dialysis centre a fortress against COVID-19 infection

  • Dialysis access during pandemic

  • Dialysis access during pandemic in Malaysia

11:00 - 11:30
Tea Break
11:30 - 12:30
Symposium 1: Renal Access System
  • Factor determining choice of access procedures

  • Towards efficient renal access system

  • Access procedure by non-vascular surgeons- challenges and solutions

  • Renal access in rural areas (issues in East Coast of Malaysia)

  • Malaysian ideal of renal replacement therapy

12:30 - 13:30
Symposium 2: Improving patency in native fistula
  • Pathogenesis of Juxta-anastomotic stenosis

  • Can Juxta-anastomosis stenosis be reduced?

  • Side to side anastomosis; does long term patency outweigh venous hypertension

  • Role of constructing fistula with vein or arterial diameter of 2mm

  • Does early intervention in failure to mature native fistula prolong patency?

13:30 - 14:00
LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
14:00 - 15:10
Symposium 3: Challenges and Innovations in Native Fistula
  • Endovascular fistula creation- the future is here or just a passing cloud?

  • Creating fistula in the obese

  • Creating fistula for patients with radial artery harvested for CABG

  • Brachio-basilic transposition

  • Should BCF be the primary fistula in older patients?

15:10 - 16:20
Symposium 4: Grafts- role in bridging native access and catheters
  • Early cannulation graft in modern renal access

  • Graft innovation- has it improved patency?

  • Managing graft infections and pseudoaneurysms

  • Managing graft thrombosis

  • Non-conventional sites for AV grafts

16:20 - 16:50
Tea Break
16:50 - 17:50
Symposium 5: Endovascular techniques
  • Approach to fistula stenosis- choice of procedure

  • POBA versus DEB- the evidence

  • Stenting JAS across arterial anastomosis

  • Role of stent grafting in dysfunctional fistula

  • Ultrasound Guided Balloon Angioplasty for dysfunctional fistula

Time Day 2 Programme ( Friday, 4 Dec 2020)
7:30 - 8:30
Free Paper (Top 5 Virtual / Physical)
8:30 - 9:00
Plenary 3
9:00 - 9:30
Debate

Salvaging thrombosed fistula- surgery/hybrid or endovascular?

9:30 - 10:00
Debate

Stand-alone comprehensive dialysis service versus multispecialty hospital care

10:00 - 11:00
Special Symposium 6: Peritoneal dialysis
  • Malaysian national PD program

  • Is PD better than HD in crash dialysis 

  • Home PD/HD program - Dr. John Swinnen

  • Modern technique of PD catheter insertion

  • Managing PD catheter dysfunction

11:30 - 12:00

Tea Break

12:00 - 13:00
Symposium 7: Renal Transplants
  • Endovascular therapy for failing transplant grafts

  • How could renal transplant organ procurement be improved

  • Team approach to renal transplant-role of vascular surgeons

  • Combined renal-pancreas transplant

  • Current state of the art of renal transplants and the results

13:00 - 14:00
Symposium 8: Cephalic arch and Central vein occlusion
  • When CVC becomes blocked- role of thrombolysis and anticoagulation

  • Central vein occlusion- intervention or observation

  • Cephalic arch stenosis- endovascular or open surgery

  • HeRO in central vein occlusions- lessons learnt

  • Stenting versus DEB versus POBA in central vein occlusions

14:00 - 14:30
LUNCH SYMPOSIUM
14:30 - 15:30
Symposium 9: Managing access complications -thrombosis and steal syndrome
  • Comprehensive approach towards a thrombosed fistula

  • Managing venous aneurysms

  • Native Access Infection, How to deal with it 

  • Managing steal syndrome with tissue loss

  • Proximal arterial inflow in steal syndrome

15:30 - 16:30
Symposium 10: Cannulation practice, monitoring and surveillance
  • Does rope ladder or button hole cannulation affect patency

  • US guided cannulation in difficult access

  • Tell-tale signs of access dysfunction during dialysis

  • Transonic device versus clinical monitoring

  • Device for monitoring dialysis flow

16:30 - 17:00 Tea Break
17:00 - 18:00
Symposium 11: Central line for renal access
  • When is cuffed catheter indicated primarily in ESRD?

  • Managing cuffed catheter thrombosis

  • Technique of fibrin sheath stripping for cuffed catheter thrombosis

  • Managing central line infection

  • Managing major complications from central venous catheters

18:00 - 18:30
Closing Remark

Dr. Naresh Govindarajanthran