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Kidney Week

Kidney Transplantation

Kidney Transplantation - III. Medical Evaluation and Transplant Choices

November 05, 2019 | 01:15 PM - 04:00 PM

Location: Ballroom B, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Session Description

Early Program "Kidney Transplantation"

In cooperation with the American Society of Transplantation.


  • Medical Evaluation of Potential Recipients Including Important Considerations: Frailty, Nonadherence Risk, Social and Psychologic Factors, and Insurance Coverage
    01:15 PM - 01:45 PM
    Vineeta Kumar, MD
  • Transplant Choices for the Patient with Diabetes
    01:45 PM - 02:15 PM
    Alexander C. Wiseman, MD
  • Recipient Choices: Challenges and Opportunities for Patients with Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, or HIV
    02:15 PM - 02:45 PM
    Deirdre L. Sawinski, MD 
  • Optimizing Deceased Donor Allocation
    02:45 PM - 03:15 PM
    Sumit Mohan, MD, MPH, FASN 
  • Break
    03:15 PM - 03:30 PM
  • Real-Life Cases and Questions and Answers
    03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
    Sumit Mohan, MD, MPH, FASN
    Vineeta Kumar, MD
    Deirdre L. Sawinski, MD
    Alexander C. Wiseman, MD