Tag: UKKW

Most barriers to dialysis at home can be overcome “with a...

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is often foreshadowed by the dual spectre of fear of infection and peritonitis. “This happens because many nephrologists only see complications...

Renal Interventions 9 – EU

Highlights Patient perspectives highlighted in conversation with representatives Vivian Papageorgiou and Phil West. Endo Vascular Access Meeting 2023 (EVA; 23–24 June, Patras, Greece) coverage...

Renal Interventions’ top 10 stories of July

July was a month of acute kidney injury (AKI) updates and regulatory shifts, with empagliflozin winning European Medicines Agency approval and the US Food...

NHS study cuts haemodialysis carbon footprint with disinfection cycle reforms

One talk at UK Kidney Week (4–7 June, Newport, Wales) moved the conference conversation onto the subject of sustainability, with Venkata Gullapudi (Leeds Teaching...

Renal Interventions’ top 10 stories of June

June saw a variety of stories from across the renal world, including an in-depth interview with two of the authors of the new UK...

New UKKA guideline places patient choice at heart of vascular access...

The recent haemodialysis access guideline update from the UK Kidney Association (UKKA), which was published in the run-up to the 2023 UK Kidney Week...

UK Kidney Week preview: Rare kidney diseases on the RaDaR

Katie Wong is a clinical research fellow at the University College London Depart­ment of Renal Medicine (London, UK). She details some of the research...

Renal Interventions 8

Highlights: New UK Kidney Association guidelines on vascular access detailed in conversation with two of its authors, Damien Ashby and Catherine Fielding CX Symposium...

First UKKW interventional nephrology workshop drills down on procedural training for...

 Hands-on training for medical, rather than surgical, juniors took centrestage at the first UK Kidney Week (UKKW; 7– 9 June, Birmingham, UK) with stations...

Interventional nephrology supercharged by soaring interest at 2022 vascular access and...

At the recent EndoVascular Access meeting (EVA; 24–25 June, Patras, Greece), and UK Kidney Week (UKKW; 7–9 June, Birmingham, UK), renal healthcare professionals had...

UKKW 2022: Funder engagement and patient support essential to home dialysis...

Funder-provider engagement and patient education are vital in growing home dialysis uptake across an entire region or country. Financial incentives or performance targets are...

Turning the dial to ensure equitable access to home dialysis

There are multiple barriers to home dialysis initiation, and these disproportionately affect vulnerable populations. Current solutions need to be scaled up, with particular emphasis...