Royal Free London Nuclear Medicine Academy

GFR Masterclass

GFR MASTERCLASS

Programe


09:30 - 10:00 Registration


10:10 - 10:15 Welcome and housekeeping (Daniel McCool & Fred Wickham, Royal Free London)

10:15 - 10:45 Review of anatomy and function of the kidney and renal function tests (Malavika Nathan, Royal Free London)

10:45 - 11:05 Outline of techniques for measuring GFR (Fred Wickham, Royal Free London)

11:05 - 11:20 GFR in clincal context - Oncology (Maria Vilarino-Varela, Royal Free London)

11:20 - 11:35 GFR in clincal context - Hepatology (Emmanuel Tsochatzis, University College London & Royal Free London)

11:35 - 11:50 GFR in clincal context - Living kidney donors (Philip Masson, Royal Free London)

11:50 - 12:20 The new guideline and single sample GFR measurement (Maria Burniston, Barts Hospital)


12:20 - 13:20 Lunch


13:20 - 13:40 Practical issues - Facilities and equipment (Laura Perry, Imperial College Healthcare)

13:40 - 14:00 Practical issues - Scheduling and logistics (Fred Wickham, Royal Free London)

14:00 - 14:20 Changing from Cr-51 EDTA to Tc-99m DTPA (Maria Burniston, Barts Hospital)

14:20 - 14:40 Practical issues - Patient injection and standard preparation (Ivy Vito, Royal Free London)

14:40 - 15:00 Practical issues - Blood sampling and processing (Pauline Josephs, Royal Free London)


15:00 - 15:20 Tea


15:20 - 15:50 Practical issues - Calculations and quality control (Helena McMeekin, Hermes & Imperial College Hospital)

15:50 - 16:05 Practical issues - Reporting and summary (Fred Wickham, Royal Free London)

16:05 - 16:25 Discussion (Daniel McColl, Royal Free London)