CME: Update on Renal Transplantation

A Brief Report of the Proceedings of the CME on Renal Transplantation.

Departments of Nephrology and Genito-Urinary Surgery, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, organized a Faculty Development Programme on 05 Dec, 2014. A CME on Renal Transplantation Update was organized, at the Demonstration Room, Department of Anatomy, from 10 am to 3 pm.

The following dignitaries graced the occasion.

  1. Dr. G. Subrahmanyam, Director, Narayana Medical Institutions
  2. Dr. G.V. Nagi Reddy, Principal, Narayana Medical College
  3. Dr. Vijaya Mohana Reddy, Chief Executive Officer & i/c Medical Superintendent
  4. Dr. K.S.V.K. Subba Rao, Hospital Administrator, Superspecialities

The following faculty and guest speakers conducted the CME Programme.

  1. Dr. P.V.L.N. Murthy, Professor & Head of Genito-Urinary Surgery,

Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad

  1. Dr. (Mrs). Swarnalatha, Professor & Head of Pathology,

Apollo Hospital, Hyderabad

  1. Dr. Basu Gopal, Professor of Nephrology,

Christian Medical College, Vellore

  1. Dr. (Mrs). Dolly, Professor of Immuno-Pathology,

Christian Medical College, Vellore

  1. Dr. Praveen Kumar, Professor & Head of Nephrology,
  2. Dr. Surya Prakash, Professor & Head of Genito-Urinary Surgery

      About 100 participants including faculty members, postgraduates of Superspecialities and broad specialities, medical and nursing students, attended the CME Programme. After a formal prayer by the nursing students and lighting of the lamp, the CME was inaugurated.  The CME started with Dr. Praveen Kumar gaving an introductory speech. This was followed by Dr. Nagi Reddy, Dr. Subrahmanyam, Dr. Vijaya Mohana Reddy, Dr. Subba Rao and others, who high-lighted the importance of kidney transplantation.

The kidney transplantation was started in Narayana Medical College Hospital five years back. About 40 transplantations were done so far.  The survival rate is >90%.    Almost all patients are doing well. These operations were done under the Arogyasri Scheme.

The guest speakers, Dr. Murthy, Dr. Swarnalatha, Dr. Dolly and Dr. Basu Gopal discussed the various aspects of transplant surgeries and discussed at length about their experiences and shared their wisdom with the participants.

The update on Renal Transplantation was a grand success.