2015 ASMS Posters


The posters will be displayed for the duration of the conference in the catering and exhibition area, from Monday 7th to Wednesday 9th September.  Posters should be no larger than A0 SIZE (84.1cm x 118.9cm) (2.759ft x 3.900ft) and in PORTRAIT orientation.  Boards will not be provided to accommodate landscape posters.  Materials will be available on arrival for the affixing of posters to the boards provided.

Poster Authors may submit a PDF of their portrait poster design to the Conference Secretariat for featuring on the Delegate Conference App. This is not compulsory. The App will be the main source of information for delegates during the lead-up and throughout the conference. If you would like to have an electronic version of your poster included in the conference app, please note that they are due by Monday 3rd August 2015.


Board # Rural Prize Posters
1 Hyperkalemia in chronic kidney disease: Using plasma aldosterone and potassium to distinguish between hypoaldosteronism and renal aldosterone resistance
William Adam
2 Impact of virtual clinics and tele-health medicine in rural nephrology, New Zealand: A Waikato perspective
Eddie Tan, Terry Jennings
3 What are my chances, doc? The competing risks of death and transplantation for Indigenous Australian dialysis patients
Paul Lawton
4 Telehealth for chronic kidney disease management: Experience in closing the tyranny of distance in central Australia
Jola Kapojos
5 Vascular access at commencement of haemodialysis in central Australia
Usman Mahmood
6 First case of crescentric C3 glomerulotherapy as a manifestation of lymphoma-related kidney injury
Dharmenaan Palamuthusingam
7 CKD.QLD: Major co-morbidities associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) from Toowoomba region
Sree Krishna Venuthurupalli
8 CKD.QLD: Profile of chronic kidney disease (CKD) from Darling Downs Health and Hospital Service (DDHHS), Queensland
Sree Krishna Venuthurupalli
9 CKD.QLD: Burden of cardiac disorders in chronic kidney disease (CKD) from Darling Downs
Heather Curley
Board # Developmental Biology
10 The prophylactic effect of L-carnitine against glucose intolerance and metabolic disorders induced by maternal smoke exposure in female offspring mice
Hao Yi
Board # Experimental Tubolointerstitial Disease
11 Purification and analysis of exosomes derived from primary human proximal epithelial cells (PTEC)
Xiangju (Annie) Wang
Board # Acute Kidney Injury
12 BK Polyomavirus associated nephropathy in native kidneys in a patient with chronic lympthocytic leukaemia
James Collett
13 Initiation of haemodialysis in acute kidney injury associated with gentamicin toxicity
Tracey Ying
14 Renal infarction in a woman with protein S deficiency: A case report and literature review
Tracey Ying
15 Dengue viral infection associated acute kidney injury – incidence and characterestics: A restrospective analysis
Tauqeer Hussain Mallhi
16 Melioidosis associated with rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis
Manohar Reddy Mogulla
17 Obstructive uropathy due to metastatic extramammary Paget’s disease
Bee Qung Tan
18 Acute kidney injury (AKI) associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the renal practices of the Royal Brisbane and Womens Hospital (RBWH) through the CKD.QLD registry
Gregory Wilson
19 Milk-alkali syndrome – or is it calcium-alkali syndrome?: Resurgence of an older phenomenon
Charmere Coon
20 Hospital acquired and community-acquired acute kidney injury: A pilot study at a secondary referral hospital in Queensland
Euan Noble
21 Renal replacement therapy intensity for acute kidney injury and recovery to dialysis independence
Martin Gallagher
Board # Epidemiology and Public Health
22 The long-term follow-up of children presenting with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome in Australia between 1994 and 2001
Siah Kim
24 The NHMRC chronic kidney disease Centre of Research Excellence (2015-2019)
Wendy E Hoy
25 IGA Nethropathy: Changing pattern of disease
John Richmond
26 Dialysis for the elderly: How do they get on? A single metropolitan centre experience
Krystal Harrison
27 The SHARP-er study: Design of the extended follow-up of the SHARP study cohort
Louisa Sukkar
Board # Health Services Research
28 National general practitioner survey: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) detection and management
Marie Ludlow
29 National general practitioner survey: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) education
Marie Ludlow
30 CKD.QLD: Management of chronic kidney disease through tele-health: Cutting miles spreading smiles
Sree Krishna Venuthurupalli
31 Fabry’s disease: A multi-disciplinary approach
Omar Azzam
Board # Glomerulonephritis
32 Early initiation of eculizumab after plasmapheresis prevents renal failure requiring dialysis in a patient with familial atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome
James Collett
33 Nephrotic syndrome caused by C3 glomerulonerphritis responsive to immunosuppression and plasma infusion
James Collett
34 Idiopathic, membranoproliferative variant of immunoglobulin A nephropathy in a 13 year old boy
Thomas Forbes
35 Antiphospholipid syndrome and membranous glomerulonephritis: The need for a registry
John Richmond
36 Paraneoplastic glomerulopathy 
Aye San
37 Membranous nephropathy following administration of autologous photo-activated platelet rich plasma
Kevin Chow
38 An unusual histological presentation of lupus 
Vishwas Raghunath
39 Thrombotic microangiopathy in a patient with pulmonary-renal syndrome due to anti-glomerular basement antibody disease: Case report
Karumathil Murali
40 Crescentic glomerulonephritis induced by anti-thyroid medications: Vasculitis or lupus?
Christina Lai
41 Collapsing focal segmental glomerulosclerosis associated with MPO-ANCA antibodies: A report of two cases
Kathy Mac
42 Rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis-crescentic type of fibrillary GN
Vinod Khelgi
Board # Cardiovascular/Hypertension
43 Serum vitamin D status affects hospitalisation free survival in patients with chronic kidney disease: 3-year observational study
Eun-Jung Ko
44 Audit of home blood pressure moniroting (HBPM) in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients
Zara Amer
45 Intradialytic and interdialytic home blood pressure variance in hemodialysis patients
Nyoman Paramita Ayu
46 Associated factors of intradialytic and interdialytic home blood pressure variance among hemodialysis patients
Triharnoto Suharjono
47 Renal sympathetic nerve ablation (RSNA) improves BP in treatment resistant hypertension (TRHT)
Julian Singer
Board # Pregnancy Associated
48 Optimal timing of delivery in women with mild preeclampsia
Cristina Murphy
49 The role of sleep-disordered breathing in twin pregnancies and its association with hypertensives disorders of pregnancy
Michelle Khoo
50 Microalbuminuria is a predictor of adverse pregnancy outcomes including preeclampsia
Mathini Jayaballa
51 A successful pregnancy in a patient with Gitelman syndrome
Nicole Lioufas
52 Preeclampsia can be an insult predisposing to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
Nicole Lioufas
53 Vertebral artery dissection in pre-eclampsia: A case series and literature review
Renuka Shanmugalingam
54 New diagnosis of crescentic immunoglobulin A nephropathy in pregnancy
Elizabeth Jarvis
Board # General Nephrology – Other
55 Lower quality of life in people receiving dialysis is associated with measures of poorer nutritional quality of life
AnneMarie Desai
56 Severe hypocalcaemia and hypophosphataemia following intravenous iron and denosumab
Brendan Smyth
57 Investigation of the variation in phosphate of wines
Tracey Ying
58 Solitary jejunal metastasis from renal cell carcinoma presenting as small bowel obstruction 19 years after nephrectomy
Ibrahim Ismail
59 Compliance with an electronic procedure note entry for renal biopsies on the patient electronic medical record
Jeffrey Wong
60 DOPS – Directly Observed Procedural Skills: The introduction of a trainee assessment of performance tool in a procedural nephrology setting
Jeffrey Wong
61 Dabrafenib: A novel therapy for Erdheim-Chester Disease with renal involvement
Emily See
62 Heterogeneity of chronic kidney disease (CKD) by age in an Australian metropolitan renal service
Usman Mahmood
63 Profiles of very elderly patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the public renal specialty practices of the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH) in Queensland
Usman Mahmood
64 Ineffectiveness of abatacept in steroid and rituximab resistant FSGS
Vinothkumar Kavarthapol Jayaraman
65 The opinions of dialysis patients about education, support and the impact of treatment
Debbie Fortnum
66 Ward-based audit of intravenous fluid usage and documentation
Vincent W Lee
67 Nephrology training in a rural setting
Gowri Raman
68 A systematic review and meta-analysis of rituximab in the treatment of systemic vasculitis
Edmund Chung
69 Urinary exosomes in proteinuric renal disease
Jordan Li
70 Co-existing kidney disease adversely influences long-term renal function after radical or partial nephrectomy
Jordan Li
71 The gist of a nephrotic syndrome presentation
Ashani Lecamwasam
72 Diurnal variation of serum phosphate and associated regulatory hormones is blunted in chronic kidney disease
Sven-Jean Tan
73 Olmesartan medoxomil – induced diarrhoea: A mimicry of chronic diarrhoeal illness
Abrar Ali, Chanel Chong
74 The role of FOXO/ß-catenin in protection against TGF-ß’s profibriotic effects
Padmashree Rao
75 X-linked CLCN5 variants in a multi-generational family with variable age-of-onset of renal failure and proteinuria
Amali Mallawaarachchi
76 The utility of medication cards in chronic haemodialysis patients 
Hari Nandakoban
77 Using the patient outcome scale to address symptom burden in patients with end-stage renal disease 
Orla O’Brien
78 Squamous cell carcinoma of kidney with nephrolithiasis: An uncommon entity
Nicole Isbel
79 An observational, non-interventional, multicentre, multinational registry of patients with atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome (aHUS): Initial characteristics of the Australian cohort
Pooja Sachdeva
80 Renal biopsy complications are not associated with coagulation parameters
Frank Reimann
Board # Haemodialysis – CKD-MBD/Anaemia/Adequacy
81 Cholecalciferol (vit D) therapy for low serum vit D levels (LSVDL) in haemodialysis (HD) over 52 months: A prospective observational study
Hemant Kulkarni
82 Nocturnal in-centre haemodialysis: A 4-year cohort
Kylie Ngu
Board # Haemodialysis – Vascular Access
83 ‘You know your own fistula, it becomes a part of you’ – patient perspectives on vascular access: A semi-structured interview study
Matthew Taylor
84 Empowering dialysis nurses to promote improved vascular access outcomes in north Sumatra
Melissa Nataatmadja
85 The incidence and costs of bacteraemia due to lack of gentamicin lock solutions for dialysis catheters
Tze Liang Goh
86 Experience of opening occluded fistula with percutaneous techniques in a rural setting 
Gowri Raman
87 Comparison of large-gauge hollow-bore haemodialysis access needles: A randomised controlled trial
John Moore
88 Assisted fistula patency and the interventional nephrology experience: Central Australian and renal services
Iqbal Hussain
89 A computer web based programme to teach, standardise and accredit haemodialysis vascular access and surveillance (support by AMGEN-ANZSN QA Grant)
Shyam Dheda
90 A method of modelling the maturation of an arteriovenous fistula
Eamonn Colley
91 Bringing vascular haemodynamic simulations to the clinic
John Carroll
Board # Haemodialysis – Other
92 Travel burden of satellite haemodialysis patients in a regional centre
Tiarni Templeton
93 Myeloma cast nephropathy treated with high cut-off dialysis using Fresenius Ultraflux EMIC2 dialyser
Mathini Jayaballa
94 Assessment of quality of life in maintenance hemodialysis patients using SF-36 V2 QOL questionnaire
Yusra Habib Khan
95 Effect of renal specific vitamins and mineral supplementation (KVITAL) on the nutritional status and psychological well being of the haemodialysis patient: Pilot study
Kim Wong
96 John Dique: Doyen of Australian dialysis
Charles George
97 Not for resuscitation on haemodialysis order: Are we ready for the discussion?
Kathy Mac
98 Symptomatic transient intra-dialytric acute ocular hypertension in a patient with end stage kidney disease
Marille Umakanthan
Board # Paediatrics
99 Congenital diaphragmatic hernia and cystic renal dysplasia in two neonates with 17q12 deletion 
Thomas Forbes
Board # Peritoneal Dialysis
100 The longitudinal effects of peritonitis on peritoneal membrane function
Christopher Sia
101 Impact of physician-led peritoneal dialysis catheter insertions on haemodialysis catheter days
Eddie Tan
102 A new cardio-renal axis: Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement in the cardiac catheter suite
Anthony Ting Pong Chan
103 A study of clinical profile of continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis patient with Tenckhoff catheter insertion using Bandung technique
Herman Rayendra
104 Non-compliance to fluid exchange procedure in patient with chronic kidney disease (CKD) stage V on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) in Dr Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Ardyasih Ardyasih
105 Outcomes of radiological Tenckhoff catheter insertion for peritoneal dialysis in an Australian metropolitan renal service
Usman Mahmood
106 Methods to mitigate procedural risks during Tenckoff catheter insertion by nephrologists
Shyam Dheda
Board # Transplantation
107 Successful pregnancy in a highly sensitised recipient of a third kidney transplant from an ABO-incompatible donor
Andrea Viecelli
108 Clinical outcomes of subclinical cytomegalovirus viraemia in renal transplant recipients
Kristeen Barker
109 A complicated renal transplant work up: Case report
Shaundeep Sen
110 Epstein-Barr virus encephalitis in a seromismatch renal transplant recipient
Jenny HC Chen
111 Hypercalcaemia preceding diagnosis of pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in renal transplant recipients: A case series
Shaundeep Sen
112 Detection of CMV encoded micrornas in blood of renal transplant recipients with CMV disease
Jordan Li
113 De Novo Crohn’s disease in a kidney transplant recipient
Jordan Li
114 Multi visceral post transplant lymphoprofilerative disorder (PTLD) in a renal transplant recipient with concurrent CMV enteritis
Ashani Lecamwasam
115 Bortezomib in ABO incompatible kidney transplant desensitisation: A case report
Nikki Wong
116 A case of ureteric tuberculosis and post transplant lymphoproliferative disorder post severe antibody mediated rejection in an ABO incompatible renal transplant recipient
Louise Sukkar
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