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Kidney Week

Clinical Practice Session

The Kidney in Pregnancy: What to Expect?

October 24, 2020 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: On-Demand

Session Description

This session includes lectures on reproductive issues in women with CKD, pregnancy-related AKI, and updated guidelines on the management of hypertension in pregnancy. Novel biomarkers for risk stratification in high-risk pregnancies are also addressed.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Outline strategies to optimize pregnancy timing and outcomes in women with CKD
  • Specify management guidelines to treat hypertension in pregnancy
  • Discuss the short- and long-term consequences of pregnancy-related AKI
  • Describe novel biomarkers for use in risk stratification of high-risk pregnancies

Learning Pathway(s)

  • Hypertension and CVD
  • Acute Kidney Injury


  • Vesna D. Garovic, MD, PhD, FASN
  • Eliyahu V. Khankin, MD, FASN


  • Women's Reproductive Health for Nephrologists
    10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    Michelle A. Hladunewich, MD, MS, FASN
  • AKI in Pregnancy
    10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
    Jessica Sheehan Tangren, MD, MPH, FASN
  • Management of Hypertension During Pregnancy
    11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    Laura Ann Magee, MD
  • Biomarkers in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
    11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    Manu Vatish, MD, MBBS, MBChB