A conference of Nephrologists and Renal Pathologists “Renal Pathology Conclave 2017” was held on 10 September 2017 at Aster Medcity, in association with Nephrology Association of Kerala. Nephrologists and Renal Pathologists from all over Kerala made presentations on the common kidney diseases reported in Kerala and their diagnosis with the help of kidney biopsy and the present concepts in treatment. The experiences of the senior consultants and Pathologists were shared during the meeting.
The speakers at the meeting were :
Nephropathologists - Dr.Swarnalatha ( from Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad), Dr.Seethalekshmi (from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences) and Dr.Nanda Kachere (from Aster Medcity, Kochi).
Consultant Nephrologists : Dr.Jaya Kumar (Medical College, Kottayam), Dr.Noble Gracious (Medical College, Trivandrum), Dr.Rajesh R Nair (Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences), Dr.Jojo KP (Aster Medcity), Dr.Jose Paul (Lisie Hospital), Dr.Binu Upendran (Lourde hospital), Dr.Kishore SD (Kolenchery Medical College), Dr.Sajith Narayanan (MIMS, Calicut), Dr.Anil Mathew (Amrita Institute), Dr.Sooraj (Renai Medcity).
“Kidney biopsy is an extremely useful test to make an accurate diagnosis of various kidney diseases; this would help the Nephrologist to advise on the correct treatment for each patient with a kidney disease.”