Optional Industry Sessions

OPTIONAL INDUSTRY SESSIONS
(included with registration, selection made during registration process)

INDUSTRY SYMPOSIUM LUNCHEON
Thursday, March 9 12:15 -1:45pm
Regain Control – Polymer based hemoadsorbtion in SIRS, Sepsis and Rhabdomyolysis
Chairs: John Kellum and Steffen Mitzner
The Impact of hemoadsorbtion on Cytokine Removal and Immune Response
John Kellum/Pittsburgh/USA
Safety and Efficacy of hemoadsorbtion – Clinical Experiences and Evidence
Steffen Mitzner
New Perspectives in the Treatment of Severe Rhabdomyolysis
Jacques Duranteau

INDUSTRY BREAKFAST SESSION
Friday, March 10 6:45-8:00am
Bioporto Breakfast Symposium
Onconephrology and Biomarkers
Kumar Alagappan, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FIFEM
Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine and Department Chair ad interim, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Onconephrology is an evolving subspecialty that focuses on the complex relationships existing between kidney and cancer.  As such, the talk will discuss acute kidney injury in cancer patients;   nephrotoxic effects of anticancer therapy, and the evolving role of novel biomarkers in the early recognition of AKI and the management of these patients.