Upcoming Events

National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

April 18-22, 2017
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin
Orlando, FL

Visit the DOPPS booth #453

The DOPPS Program: Study Growth Reveals New Insights

Friday, April 21 at 4:00 p.m. - Session 286

Topics and Speakers:

  • Key Lessons from the First 20 Years of DOPPS: Ronald Pisoni, PhD, MS
  • The Latest in U.S. Hemodialysis Practices: Insights from the DOPPS Practice Monitor: Steven Brunelli, MD
  • PDOPPS: PD Practices and Outcomes that Stand Out in U.S. vs. Internationally: Jeffrey Perl, MD, SM, FRCPC
  • CKDopps: Optimizing Advanced CKD Practices and the Transition to Dialysis: Rachel Perlman, MD


International Society of Nephrology (ISN) World Congress of Nephrology (WCN)

April 21-25, 2017
Mexico City, Mexico

New Findings About Optimal Practices from the International DOPPS Program

Saturday, April 22 at 8:30 a.m.

Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN)

May 4-6, 2017
Montreal, Canada

Observational Clinical Research in CKD and ESRD: Within Canada and Beyond

May 6, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. 


European Renal Association / European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA)

June 3-6, 2017
Madrid, Spain

Visit the DOPPS booth 1.065

Optimizing care in advanced CKD and the transition to dialysis: Insights from DOPPS Program

June 5, 2017 at 3:15 p.m. 

Past Events

American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2016

November 15-20, 2016
Chicago, IL

Featured Posters

International variation in dialysis discontinuation: Results from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) (Abstract #TH-PO1108) Click to view poster   Association between diuretic use and residual kidney function in peritoneal dialysis patients: International comparison from the Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (PDOPPS) (Abstract #SA-PO1102) Click to view poster
 Also Presented
  • Prevalence and dosing patterns of ESAs used in 9 European countries: DOPPS (Abstract #SA-PO1007)
  • Hyperkalemia and prescription of antihypertensive medications: Early findings from the Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (CKDopps) (Abstract #SA-PO796)
  • International variations in the frequency of the types of patient-physician contact for CKD patients: Early findings from CKDopps (Abstract #SA-PO927)
  • Geographical and seasonal patterns of blood pressure in hemodialysis patients: A EURODOPPS study (Abstract #TH-PO990)
  •  Higher phosphorus is associated with lower hemoglobin in CKD stages 3-5: Early results from the Chronic Kidney Disease Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (CKDopps) (Abstract #FR-PO789)
  •  Facility use of low dialysate temperature for prevention of intra-dialytic hypotension is associated with lower cardiovascular mortality in the DOPPS (Abstract #FR-PO938)