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Friday 13th October 2017 (Seminar Cancelled) Acute Kidney Injury - Diagnosis and Management

Venue : Huthart Room II & President's Room, 3/F South Tower, YMCA, 41 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (www.ymcahk.org.hk)

Time : Registration & Buffet : 7:00 ~ 8:00 pm, Seminar : 8:00~10:30 pm

Speaker : Dr. Joshua Steinhaus

Early Bird Registration :
(before 11:30pm of 12 Oct 2017)
  • Include Dinner
    • Members : $350
    • Non-Members : $450


Extended Registration and On-site Registration :
  • Include Dinner
    • Members : $600
    • Non-Members : $600


Organizer : The Hong Kong Veterinary Association Ltd.

Acute Kidney Injury is a devastating disease in both animals and humans that requires prompt diagnosis and treatment. There are numerous causes of acute injury and treatment varies from supportive care to interventions including surgery and hemodialysis. This talk will look at the pathophysiology of AKI in order to demonstrate the decision making processes in the treatment of this disease. It will also discuss hemodialysis and its role in the treatment of AKI.


Speaker's Biography


Dr. Joshua Steinhaus
MS, BVMS, DACVIM (SAIM), DECVIM-CA

Dr. Joshua Steinhaus is an American and European board-certified Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist. Following his internship and residency training, he did an intensive 1 year fellowship training program in Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy at the Animal Medical Center (New York NY). He is the only veterinarian in Asia to complete a fellowship in Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy. During his time at the Animal Medical Center he was trained by two of the founding veterinarians, Drs. Allyson Berent and Chick Weisse, in Interventional Techniques. In addition to this training he has also pursued further training in urology through the University of California-Davis and its Hemodialysis Academy.


Hope to see you there : Dr Ruan Bester, Howie Wong, HKVA CPD Coordinator

For enquiries please email secretariat@medcom.com.hk


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