Newswise — Exciting research will be presented at American Society of Nephrology's (ASN) 39th Annual Meeting and Scientific Exposition to be held November 14-19, 2006 in San Diego, California.
What: Presenting research on the latest issues and scientific breakthroughs in nephrology.
How: ASN News Briefings on the kidney-heart connection and obesity in the kidney will address key renal issues.
The Kidney-Heart Connection Thursday, November 16, 2006; 12:15 pm"1:20 pmRoom 12, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USAModerator: Frank C. Brosius, III, MD
"¢ Hypertension in Pregnancy is Associated with Microalbuminuria and Cardiovascular Events Later in Life, Vesna D. Garovic, MD, Thursday, November 16, 4:24 pm"4:36 pm, Room 26"¢ Identifying Individuals at High Risk for Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: Is There a Role for Metabolic Syndrome, Michael Stern, MD, Thursday, November 16, 1:30 pm"3:30 pm, Room 6 A "¢ The Framingham Risk Score is not Useful for Cardiovascular Risk Prediction in End Stage Renal Disease, Darshan S. Dalal, MD and Rulan S. Parekh, MD, FASN, Friday, November 17, 4:00 pm"4:12 pm, Room 24"¢ Malnutrition, Inflammation and Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) Interact and Strongly Predict 7-Years Mortality in a Prospective Cohort of Dialysis Patients, RenÃ©e de Mutsert, Thursday, November 16, 5:24 pm"5:36 pm, Room 23"¢ Chronic Kidney Disease: Cardiovascular Complications, Adeera Levin, MD, FRCPC, November 16, 2006, 4:00 pm"6:00 pm, Room 6 A
Obesity and the Kidney Friday, November 17, 2006; 12:15 pm"1:20 pmRoom 12, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USAModerator: Glenn M. Chertow, MD, FASN
"¢ Obesity and the Kidney, Paul Muntner, PhD, Saturday, November 18, 4:00 pm"6:00 pm, Room 5"¢ Body Mass Index and Mortality in Chronic Kidney Disease, Magdelena Madero, MD, Thursday, November 16, 10:00 am"12:00 pm, Halls A/B/C "¢ Effect of Obesity on Mortality in Patients at High Risk for Kidney Disease: Results from KEEP, Claudine T. Jurkovitz, MD, Thursday, November 16, 4:12 pm"4:24 pm, Room 26"¢ Higher Body Mass Index is Associated with Higher Filtration Fraction after Living Kidney Donation, Mieneke Rook, MD, Saturday, November 18, 10:00 am"12:00 pm, Halls A/B/C"¢ Increased Lithogenic Risk Factors Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery for Morbid Obesity, John C. Lieske, MD, FASN, Thursday, November 16, 10:00 am"12:00 pm, Room 3
Other Highlights:"¢ TH-PO444: Patients with Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease (ACKD) Have Unexpectedly High Rates of Death and Progression to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), Rex L. Jamison, MD, Poster Session, Thursday, November 16, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Halls A/B/C"¢ F-PO038: Urinary Potassium as a Clinical Marker of Diet Quality, Andrew Mente, MSc, Poster Session, Friday, November 17, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Halls A/B/C"¢ F-PO429: Enhanced Sodium Sensitivity and Disturbed Circadian Rhythm of Blood Pressure in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome, Takashi Uzu, MD, Poster Session, Friday, November 17, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Halls A/B/C"¢ F-FC086: Metabolic Syndrome Predicts the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease in Hypertensive African-Americans, Janice P. Lea, MD, Free Communications, Friday, November 17, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm, Room 2"¢ F-FC150: A National Survey of Pregnancies and Outcome in Live Kidney Donors, Anna V. Reisaeter, MD, Free Communications, Friday, November 17, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm, Room 10"¢SA-PO026: Effect of Vitamin E Coated Filter on Anemia in HD Patients, Dinna Cruz, Poster Session, Saturday, November 18, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Halls A/B/C
Where: San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California
The ASN is a not-for-profit organization of 9,500 physicians and scientists dedicated to the study and practice of nephrology and committed to providing a forum for the promulgation of information regarding the latest research and clinical findings on kidney disease.
Please Note: Additional highlights for Renal Week 2006 can be located within ASN's Press Guide. This information is obtainable through the media portion of the ASN website at http://www.asn-online.org. All individuals identified within this Media Alert are available for comments; see contact information above to arrange interviews.
All research presented is embargoed for media release until 1 hour (PT) after presentation on the date scheduled.