Nordic PD Council Meeting

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to invite you to Vilnius, Lithuania, for Nordic PD Council Meeting.

Date: September 20-21, 2022
Venue: Novotel Vilnius Centre, Gedimino av. 16, Vilnius 01103

The Meeting is planned hybrid – for live as well as online participation we
would kindly ask you to register by e-mail:

More information:
Meeting secretariat Top Session
Rima Drukteiniene


Monday September 19, 2022 
20.00-23.00Night out in Vilnius for early arrivers 
Tuesday September 20, 2022 
09.30-10.00Gathering in meeting room. Coffee 
10.00-10.10Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis: informed choices for the patientMarius Miglinas & Bengt Lindholm, Lithuania, Sweden
10.10-10-30Short presentation of participants/ PD centers

Laurynas Rimševičius, Lithuania,


10.30-11.15Are noninvasive bone turnover markers predictive of fractures in dialysis patients?Hanne Skou Jorgensen, Denmark
11.15-12.00Dialysis in disaster situations Brett Cullis, Republic of South Africa
13.00-13.45Technique failure: Who, why, when?Olle Heimburger, Edwina Brown, Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Sweden, UK, Portugal
13.45-14.30Amino acid dialysate – is it better?Osasuyi Iyasere, UK
14.30-15.15Patient empowerment/ involvement in PDMartin Wilkie, UK
15.45-16.30Curriculum for predialysis educationRita Nohra and Jacek Lange, Sweden
16.30-17.30Updates on projects/progress reports 
17.30-19.00Project planning and group discussions 
19.00-21.00Dinner meeting: summary and conclusions of the day. Hotel Neringa 
Wednesday September 21, 2022 
9.00-9.30Planning next meeting and future meetingsAll
9.30-10.15Physical activity and exercise in peritoneal dialysis Naomi Clyne, Sweden
10.15-11.00How to start a home HD program/ transition from PD? Patrik Finne, Finland
11.30-12.30PD case reports1.    Indrė Maliukevičiūtė
12.30-13.00Discussion/conclusions of meeting 
13.00End of meeting, lunch and departures