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Course overview
  • Course Date To be advised
  • Course Venue Health Academy, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 9HT
  • Course Fee To be advised

This two-day weekend course provides training around the topic of Renal Biopsy.

Teaching incorporates practical sessions and lectures.  Whilst working in small groups under expert guidance, delegates will be given the opportunity to practice renal biopsy on models and kidney localisation on healthy volunteers and transplant patients.

Topics include:

  • Indications, Contraindications and Complications
  • Consent, Ethical Issues and Controversial Cases
  • Pre- and Post-biopsy care
  • The role of Pathology in Renal Biopsy
  • The role of Radiology in Renal Biopsy
  • Evidence-based management of Renal Biopsy Outcomes
  • Kidney Localisation (Native and Renal Transplant)
  • Renal Ultrasound Scanning
  • Guns and Needles
  • Performing a Renal Biopsy

For further details, please contact:
Surgical Simulation, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust