SRINAGAR, JUNE 13: 10th Annual Conference of Indian Academy of Nephrology (IANCON-2015) organized by the department of Nephrology, SKIMS, was inaugurated here today at SKIMS auditorium. The renowned nephrologists from different parts of country and abroad deliberated on various types of kidney diseases including dialysis, renal transplantation, chronic kidney diseases and latest advances in nephrology.
Dr S C Dash, President Indian Academy of Nephrology stressed on indigenous research and appreciated efforts and interest of nephrologists of SKIMS for organizing the event.
Director SKIMS, Dr Showkat A Zargar highlighted activities of department of nephrology/urology d which treat patients with latest procedures for various types of kidney diseases. He said the existing state of art dialysis unit can cater to 50 patients per day. He complimented the department of nephrology for hosting the conference.
Medical experts participating in the event shared their perspectives and deliberated on new advances in related field.
Organizing Secretary & Professor Nephrology Dr Khurshid Banday said the conference is of great significance as various kidney diseases are on rise in Kashmir due to rise in hypertension and diabetes and experts participating in the conference will give their overview and share information about the latest advancements in the field of nephrology.
Dean SKIMS Dr Gul and Dr Ghulam Hassan Malik, Convener, organizing committee IANCON 2015 also spoke on the occasion.