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International Seminar on 'GLOMERULAR DISEASES' being organized at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad, on 19-20 August 2011


Kidney diseases have attained epidemic proportion all over the world.  End stage renal (kidney) disease (ESRD) affects as much as 1.8% of our population and about 17% are at a risk of developing kidney diseases.  Treatment of ESRD is beyond the means of common man even in advanced rich countries.  Glomerular disease contributes to 25% of ESRD patients.  These are treatable diseases and can be prevented in several situations.


Prof. John Feehally, President, International Society of Nephrology, will be the main speaker in this two day seminar.  Several reputed teachers in Nephrology from all across India will also be deliberating as a faculty.  The seminar will be attended by 150 nephrology professionals consisting of Nephrologists and Postgraduate Students in Nephrology.  This seminar is expected to give a boost in understanding of glomerular disease, it's treatment and cutting edge research in this field in our country.


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