Block It! Case based approach to aHUS: New Advances in Complement Blockade

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Learning Objectives

After this session, participants should be better able to:

  • Recognize complement-related diseases
  • Understand the association between MPGN and aHUS
  • Select treatment(s) for complement pathway–related disease
  • Discuss preliminary neurological data from patients with aHUS
  • Describe an initial approach to TMA diagnosis
  • Outline treatment strategies for TMA during pregnancy and post-partum
  • Discuss atypical HUS therapy

Section 2 – Self Learning Credits
For information on how this activity fits in the Royal College Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, please visit the Royal College’s website (royalcollege.ca/moc). For more personalized support, please contact the Royal College Services Centre(1-800-461-9598) or your local CPD Educator.


EXPERT PANELISTS


Todd Fairhead MD, FRCPC (Moderator)

Director, Glomerulonephritis Clinic
Assistant Professor, Division of Nephrology
Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Clinician Investigator, Kidney Research Centre,
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Ottawa, ON



Susan Huang MD, PhD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor
London Health Science Centre
Western University
London, ON



Jocelyn S. Garland MD, FRCPC

Associate Professor of Medicine and Nephrology
Medical Director of Glomerulonephritis and Apheresis,
Queen's University
Kingston, ON


This program is being supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Alexion