World kidney day


11:00 – 12:00 Registration

General session
Chairmen: prof. I. A. Bumblyte, prof. M. Miglinas

12:00 – 12:15 Opening ceremony. Prof. M. Miglinas (VU), Prof. I. A. Bumblyte (LSMU)
12:15 – 12:45 Kidney service in Lithuania: the demands on the nephrology practice. Prof. I. A. Bumblyte (LSMU)
12:45 – 13:15 Modern concepts of CKD prevention: we can do more. Prof. M. Miglinas (VU)
13:15 – 13:45 Treatment of hepatitis C in CKD patients and kidney recipients. MD PhD A. Buivydiene (VU)
13:45 – 14:15 Acute kidney injury. Prof. I. Skarupskiene (LSMU)
14:15 – 14:45 CKD and treatment of anemia. MD PhD L. Rimsevicius (VU)
14:45 – 15:30 Discussion


Session for physicians
Chairmen: Prof. A. Jankauskiene, MD PhD L. Rimsevicius

15:30 – 15:45 And it happened: what to do next? K. Dackute (social partner)
15:45 – 16:15 Cardiorenal syndrome: what’s new? Assoc. Prof. D. Zaliaduonyte-Peksiene (LSMU)
16:15 – 16:45 Kidney transplantation and comorbidities: how to prepare? MD D. Alekniene (VUL SK)
16:45 – 17:10 Bone changes after kidney transplantation. MD V. Petrauskiene (LSMU)
17:10 – 17:35 SONG initiative: from research to solution. MD K. Azukaitis, Prof. A. Jankauskiene (VU)
17:35 – 18:00 Cardiac arrhythmias after kidney transplantation: treatment and outcome. MD PhD Neda Kusleikaite-Pere (LSMU)


Session for nurses and patients
Chairmen: L. Domarke, D. Garmuviene

15:30 – 16:00 Uric acid: does hyperuricemia harm? MD J. Kurganaite (LSMU)
16:00 – 16:30 Immunosuppression toxicity: how to reduce? MD M. Gudynaite (VUL SK)
16:30 – 17:00 Physical activity in CKD. MD I. Stramaityte (LSMU)
17:00 – 17:30 Perspective for the treatment of hereditary kidney diseases. MD A. Cerkauskaite (VU)
17:30 – 18:00 Dialysis and pregnancy: is it possible? MD S. Anisko (VUL SK)


  • The conference is dedicated to doctors of all specialties, nurses, dialysis engineers, nephrological patients
  • Organizers of the conference: Lithuanian kidney foundation, Lithuanian association of nephrology, dialysis and transplantation
  • Participation is free. Will be issued university (VU participant certificates (5 hours))