Renal Interventions 4 – EU

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Highlights:

  • Patient perspectives regarding life on dialysis feature prominently following presentations at recent global conferences, while interviews with Theodore Saad (Newark, USA) and Stephen Hohmann (Dallas, USA) also centre around this theme
  • In-depth coverage of the EndoVascular Access (EVA) meeting (24–25 June, Patras, Greece), the Vascular Access for Hemodialysis Symposium (9–11 June, Charleston, USA) and UK Kidney Week (UKKW; 7–9 June, Birmingham, UK)
  • PROFILE: General and interventional nephrologist Aisha Shaikh (New York, USA) speaks to Renal Interventions to discuss her career, as well as the past, present and future of kidney care
  • The latest in vascular access care—including AVeVA study (BD) findings and the threat of “optimistic exuberance” surrounding drug-coated balloon (DCB) trials
  • “Age is just a number”. UK physicians stress the importance of defining, measuring and acting on frailty in dialysis patients

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