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The Hong Kong Society of Nephrology was established since 1979. It is a non-profit making professional organization consisting of doctors, nurses and other allied health staff who are interested in renal diseases.

Annual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting

28 September 2019 (Saturday) 
Time: 14:00 – 18:00 
Venue: Cheung Kung Hai Conference Centre, William MW Mong Block, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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APSN/HKSN CME Course (Day 1)
Jointly organized by the APSN, HKSN and the Hong Kong College of Physicians
Saturday, 28 September 2019

Time Program Speakers
13:45 – 14:00 Registration
14:00 – 14:10 Opening Address
1. Chairman, Hong Kong Society of Nephrology
2. President, Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology
3. President, Hong Kong College of Physicians

Dr. Yuk Lun CHENG
Prof. Masaomi NANGAKU (Japan)
Prof. Philip KT LI

14:10 – 14:35
Chairs: Dr. Chun Yu YUNG and Dr. Terence PS YIP
Slowing Progression of Chronic Kidney Diseases

14:35 – 15:00 IgA Nephropathy: The Landscape after 50 Years Prof. Sydney CW TANG (HK)

15:00 – 15:25
Chairs: Dr. Sunny SH WONG and Dr. Siu Ka MAK
Inflammatory Cytokines and Fibrotic Factors in Diabetic Nephropathy

Prof. Frederick WK TAM (UK)
15:25 – 15:50 Updates on Fluid Management in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients Dr. Jack KC NG (HK)
15:50 – 16:20 Group Photo
Coffee break / Exhibition

16:20 – 16:45
Chairs: Dr. Samuel KS FUNG and Dr. John YH CHAN
Updates on Anaemia Management in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

Prof. Masaomi NANGAKU (Japan)
16:45 – 17:10 Sudden Death in Haemodialysis Patients: Is It Preventable? Dr. Hon Lok TANG (Hong Kong)

17:10 – 17:35
Chairs: Dr. Siu Fai CHEUNG and Dr. Kai Ching HAU
Importance of Nutritional Status in Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis Patients

Prof. Eiichiro KANDA (Japan)
17:35 – 18:00 Case Record from the HKSN Interhospital Meeting
The Controversy on PPI Induced Hypomagnesaemia
Dr. Ping Nam WONG (HK)


Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting
29 September 2019 (Sunday)
Time: 8:45 – 17:00
Venue: The Grand Ballroom, Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Kowloon
The Annual General Meeting of the Society will be held on 29 September (12:00 – 12:45pm).
* Full Members are welcome to join the Annual General Meeting. 

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HKSN Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
cum APSN/HKSN CME Course (Day 2)
Sunday, 29 September 2019

Time Program Speakers
08:00 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Opening Address Dr. Yuk Lun CHENG
09:00 – 09:45 Richard Yu Endowment Fund Award Lecture
Chairs: Prof. Richard YU and Dr. Yuk Lun CHENG
Reinventing Nephrology

09:45 – 10:30 Chan Woon Cheung Memorial Fund Award Lecture
Chairs: Dr. Andrew KM WONG and Dr. Hon Lok TANG
Spleen Tyrosine Kinase (Syk): A Novel Therapeutic Target for Immune Mediated Kidney Diseases

Prof. Frederick WK TAM (UK)
10:30 – 11:00 Group Photo and Coffee Break / Exhibition
11:00 – 11:30 Keynote Lecture (1)
Chairs: Dr. Matthew KL TONG and Prof. Sing Leung LUI
Messengers from the Kidney

Prof. Cheuk Chun SZETO (HK)
11:30 – 12:00 Keynote Lecture (2)
Chairs: Prof. Philip KT LI and Prof. Wai Kei LO
New Era of Diabetic Kidney Disease

Prof. Masaomi NANGAKU (Japan)
12:00 – 12:45 Annual General Meeting of the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology / Exhibition
12:45 – 14:10 Lunch / Exhibition  
14:10 – 14:25 Young Fellow Showcase
Chairs: Dr. Andrew KS CHOI and Prof. Eiichiro KANDA
Diagnostic and Prognostic Value of Glomerular PLA2R Deposition in Primary Membranous Nephropathy

Dr. Tung Sen SHUM (HK)
14:25 – 14:55 HKSN Research Grant Presentation
Chairs: Dr. Chun Sang LI and Dr. Desmond YH YAP
(1) Effect of Haemodialysis Membrane Permeability on Inflammatory Indices and Arterial Stiffness in Patients Receiving Home Haemodialysis: A Randomized Study

Dr. Wai Yan LAU (HK)
  (2) A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial in Comparing the Usage of 95% Silver Nitrate Caustic Pencil Versus 2% Aqueous Chlorhexidine Swabstick in Treating Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Exit-site Granuloma – A Pilot Study Ms. Sandy YH HUI (HK)
14:55 – 15:05 HKSN and HKKF Research Grant Awards 2019
Chairs: Dr. Chik Cheung CHOW and Dr. Siu Fai LUI
15:05 – 15:35 Coffee Break / Exhibition  
15:35 – 16:55 HKSN – JSN Joint Symposium: Aging and CKD
Chairs: Prof. Sydney CW TANG and Prof. Naoki KASHIHARA
(1) Aging Kidney – Pathophysiology and Clinical Implications

Prof. Naoki KASHIHARA (Japan)
  (2) Managing Renal Failure in Elderly - Clinical Challenges and Practical Considerations Dr. Desmond YH YAP (HK)
  (3) Chronic Kidney Disease Database in Japan Prof. Eiichiro KANDA (Japan)
  (4) Hong Kong Renal Registry Dr. Chi Bon LEUNG (HK)
16:55 – 17:00 Closing Remark Chairman


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Tel: (852) 2559 9973
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