Dear Fellows, Dear Doctors, Dear Professors, Dear Colleagues,

Following the many positive comments about the 1st series of “Let’s talk about kidney stones” webinars, we are delighted to invite you for the 2nd year of Online Academy 2021-2022. The scientific program has been prepared in collaboration with worldwide experts from International Collaborative Network on Kidney Stones.

This year, we will continue to focus on the gaps between the pathophysiological discoveries and clinical aspects of patients with kidney stone disease.

Our aim is to share the knowledge within the community of healthcare professionals interested in the improvement of understanding of kidney stone disease pathophysiology to update the skills in the assessment, treatment and follow-up of the kidney stone formers.

The twice monthly virtual meetings on Thursday 06:00 PM CET (Central European Time) corresponding to 11:00 AM Central Standard Time (CST) in the U.S. will include a ‘vignette case’, lecture given by one of remarkable teachers and speakers followed by a question-answer session.

· How to join the “Online Class Academy”? You can join all sessions by this unique link:

· Registration is free!

· “Let’s talk about kidney stones” Online Academy program for 2021-2022

· Accreditation SPF/INAMI has been requested for Belgian accreditation and European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) for European accreditation.

We look forward to seeing you 16th September for the 9thClass!


Speaker’s team and organizer

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bruxelles, Hôpital Brugmann

[email protected] & [email protected]

UT Southwestern, Medical Center [email protected] & [email protected]




Thursday, 16 September, 2021 Class 9:

Dietetic recommendations for stone formers Viridiana Grillo, Registered dietitian, Brussels, Belgium

Thursday, 21 October, 2021 Class 10:

24 hr urine chemistries in the diagnosis and management of stone disease: with particular emphasis on diet John R Asplin MD, FASN, Itasca, IL, USA

Thursday, 18 November,2021 Class 11:

Practice patterns of kidney stone management across European and non-European centers: an in-depth investigation from the European Renal Stone Network (ERSN) and call for action Pietro Manuel Ferraro MD, MSc. Ph.D. Rome, Italy

Thursday, 25 November,2021 Class 12:

Topic waiting confirmation Schabbir Moochhala MD, PhD, London, UK

Thursday, 02 December,2021 Class 13:

What is the benefit of assessing crystalluria? Expert opinion Michel Daudon, PhD, Paris, France

Thursday, 09 December,2021 Class 14:

Calcium metabolism and kidney stones Naim Maalouf MD, Dallas, TX, USA

Thursday, 20 January, 2022 Class 15:

Whitlockite structures in kidney stones indicate infectious origin: a scanning electron microscopy and Synchrotron Radiation investigation Dominique Bazin PhD, Orsay, France

Thursday, 27 January, 2022 Class 16:

Metabolic evaluation of stone forming cases : In whom, when and to what extent? Kemal Sarica MD, PhD, Istanbul, Turkey

Thursday, 10 February, 2022 Class 17:

The journey toward effective treatment in primary hyperoxaluria David, Sas, DO, Rochester, MN, USA

Thursday, 17 February, 2022 Class 18:

Evidence based targeted medical management of urinary stones Kemal Sarica MD, PhD, Istanbul, Turkey

Thursday, 10 March, 2022 Class 19:

Genetics and kidney stones John A. Sayer MD, PhD, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Thursday, 21 April, 2022 Class 20:

Nephritic colic management in an emergency room Thierry Presseau MD, Brussels, Belgium

**Accreditation SPF/INAMI – Belgian accreditation and European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

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