Mon, 17 Dec 2018 16:29:17

50th Annual Meeting of the Swiss Society of Nephrology SGN-SSN
on December 6-7, 2018 – Congress Centre Kursaal Interlaken

Scientific Program

 Uyen Huynh-Do, Bern
Olivier Devuyst, Zürich
Spyridon Arampatzis / Olivier Devuyst
Eric Feraille / Uyen Huynh-Do
Minjeong Kim / Andreas Kistler
Stefan Schaub / Stephan Segerer
Grégoire Wuerzner  

 Online registration closed; please register on site

Accommodation in Interlaken
Wednesday 5.12.18

Satellite CME Symposium : Basics in Nephrology
Nutrition – Sarcopenia - Bone Disease
Wednesday 5.12.18

Hands-On Renal Ultrasound Refreshment Course
For nephrologists in training
  • A theoretical update on the indications and possibilities of renal ultrasound, open to all.
  • Two hours of "hands on" exercises on volunteers and patients in small groups under the guidance of experienced sonographers.
Friday, 7. 12.18 / 10.00 - 17.00

Pflege in der Nephrology / Soins en Nephrologie /Cure in Nefrologia
  • 50 Jahre SGN Vergangenheit und Zukunft der Hämodialysebehandlung
  • Resilienz? Was ist das? Wie kann ich das für mich und meine PatientInnen nutzen?
  • Nefrologia EOC: In Progetto comune: Presa a carico dei pazienti in ambulatorio
  • L’adhésion non médicamenteuse et la perception de la maladie chez des patients
  • hémodialysés : une étude descriptive correlationnelle
  • Entwicklung von Informationsmaterial für Patientinnen und Patienten, die mit einem zentralvenösen Dialysekatheter zu Hause leben
  • Convivere con il paziente «difficile» in nefrologia/dialisi
  • Transkulturelle Kompetenz

Presentations of the 50th Annual Meeting

are accessible online "to SSN members only".

Participants who are not SSN member can get an access at the registration desk.
Information on oral presentations
  • The time slot for oral presentations is 10 minutes (8 minutes presentation and 2 minutes discussion).
  • Please note that only digital material will be allowed for presentations (please use an USB stick).
  • Oral presentations must be given in English.
  • A speaker center will be at your disposal, where you can prepare your presentation.
Information on poster presentation
  • The language of the posters will be English
  • The poster format is DIN A0 (120 cm high x 90 cm wide)
  • Posters shall be affixed to display boards. Meeting staff will assist you in mounting your poster.
  • Authors are responsible for setting up and removal of their posters according to the following schedule:
  • Mounting time: Thursday, December 6, 2018 between 07.30 - 10.00
  • Removal time: Friday, December 7, 2018 by 18.00 the latest
Poster Walk

Your poster may qualify for one of the four poster prizes (CHF 500 each) of this year's meeting. Both presentation and scientific content will be taken into account by the Scientific Committee.

Please be ready to present your poster during the Posterwalk on Thursday 17.45 – 18.30.
Presentation language is English

The Poster Prizes are awarded during the Congress Dinner, on Thursday December 6, 2018 in Room B.

Posters not removed by the specified time will be removed and discarded by Meeting staff.
The congress organization cannot accept liability for lost or damaged posters and will not mail posters to authors after the meeting.
All posters will be considered for the poster award of the SGN-SSN annual meeting.

Evaluation of Posters: The evaluation of the posters by the Poster Prize Jury will take place during the poster walk.
For queries regarding registration,
hotel accommodation, sponsoring, exhibition
  and abstract submission
please contact:

Congress Organisation
Rue des Pâquis 1 / 1033 Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne
Phone: 0041 21 312 92 61
Sabine Gisler & Nicole Giacomini

For queries regarding SGN-SSN publication Award
please contact:

Schweiz. Gesellschaft für Nephrologie
Frau Maya Weder - Office
Postfach 567 / 3076 Worb
Tel. 0041 (0)31-711-24-60
E-mail: SSN Office


We wish to thank all our Sponsors / exhibitors
for their generous support in


Update: 03.12.18

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