Expert Master Class: Hemodialysis Catheters

Expert Master Class: Hemodialysis Catheters

Nipro iMEP Training Center (Blokhuisstraat 40, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium)

A hands-on workshop on the placement of dialysis catheters It is our pleasure to invite you to an expert master class on hemodialysis catheters, with the opportunity to learn about the indications for central vein catheter placement and to practice hands-on training of the different insertion techniques.

Purpose: To obtain knowledge and hands-on training of the indications, type and insertion techniques of central venous catheters for hemodialysis. Faculty:

  • Jan Tordoir, Faculty Lead / Vascular Surgeon (Netherlands)
  • Geert Maleux, Interventional Radiologist (Belgium)
  • Marcel Weijmer, Nephrologist (Netherlands)
  • Laura Labriola, Nephrologist (Belgium)

This workshop is limited to a maximum of 20 participants, and is aimed at resident/fellow nephrologists, vascular surgeons, and interventional radiologists.

Program (Central European Time):
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:05 Opening
09:05-11:00 Expert presentations

  • Catheter types & indication for tunneled and nontunnelled catheters - Laura Labriola
  • Insertion techniques - Marcel Weijmer
  • Tips & Tricks - Geert Maleux
  • Troubleshooting - Jan Tordoir

11:00-11:30 Break
1:30-13:00 Hands-on exercise tunnelled & nontunnelled catheter insertion 13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Case presentations
15:30 Adjourn

Language: English

We look forward to you joining us at this workshop.


Ben De Witte
Prof. Jan Tordoir