12th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiorenal Forum

Improving treatments in cardiorenal patients

Friday 13 October 2017
9.30 am to 5.00 pm
Royal College of
Obstetricians and
Gynaecologists, London
fees: £130 doctors; £75
concessions; £250 commercial
6 CPD credits
are awarded by the
Royal College of Physicians
This meeting is endorsed by
The Renal Association, The
British Society for Heart Failure
and the Irish Nephrology Society

The Cardiorenal Forum (CRF) is an independent group formed in 2006. The key objective of the group is to highlight the important clinical overlap that exists between patients


Session 1 Diabetes and cardiorenal disease
  Chair: Paul Kalra, Consultant Cardiologist (Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust)
09:25 Welcome
09.30 Do new diabetes drugs protect the heart and kidney? Johannes FE Mann, Professor of Medicine (Friedrich Alexander University of Erlangen, Germany)
Session 2 Topical issues in cardiorenal medicine
  Chair: Gerry McCann, Professor of Cardiac Imaging (University of Leicester)
10:00 Live kidney donation – effects on the heart Charles Ferro, Consultant Nephrologist (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham)
10:30 Effects of exercise in cardiorenal disease James Burton, NIHR Clinician Scientist and Senior Lecturer (University of Leicester)
11:00 Coffee
Regenerative medicine in cardiology and nephrology
  Chair: Alex Lyon, Consultant Cardiologist (Royal Brompton Hospital, London)
11:30 Nephrology Patricia Murray, Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology (University of Liverpool)
11:50 Cardiology Ranil de Silva, Consultant in Interventional Cardiology (National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London)
Clinical cases of:
  Chair: Geraint Morton, Consultant Cardiologist (Portsmouth NHS Hospitals Trust)
12:15 Fibromuscular disease Tina Chrysochou, Nephrology Consultant (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
12:30 Managing congestive cardiac failure with acute kidney injury Jayne Masters, Lead Heart Failure Nurse (University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust)
12:45 Lunch
Session 3 Clinical trials update
  Chair: Philip Kalra, Professor of Renal Medicine (University of Manchester) and Consultant Nephrologist (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
13:45 Cardiology Paul WX Foley, Consultant Cardiologist (The Great Western Hospital, Swindon)
14:15 Nephrology Donal O’Donoghue, Professor of Renal Medicine (University of Manchester) and Renal Physician (Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
Session 4 The great debate
  Chair: David Mulcahy, Consultant Cardiologist (Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
Hyperkalaemia – who gets it, how frequent is it, what do I do, and does it matter?
14:45 – It's a nephrology problem David Wheeler, Professor of Kidney Medicine (University College London)
15:05 – It's a cardiology problem Colin Doig, Consultant Cardiologist (Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust)
15:15 Tea
Session 5 Treatment challenges
  Chair: Iain Squire, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine (University of Leicester)
15:45 End-of-life care in cardiorenal patients Catherine Wall, Consultant Nephrologist (Tallaght Hospital, Dublin, Ireland)
16:05 Anaemia and iron deficiency in cardiorenal disease – current concepts and what’s on the horizon Paul Kalra, Consultant Cardiologist (Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust)
16:35 Should we recommend cardiorenal patients engage with healthcare apps? Damian Fogarty, Consultant Nephrologist (Belfast City Hospital at the Belfast Trust)
17:00 Close

93% of delegates said the 2016 meeting was extremely useful or useful


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