A ‘telemedicine talk' on updates in nephrology was delivered by K. Sampathkumar, senior consultant nephrologists, Meenakshi Mission Hospital and Research Centre here on February 18. Another nephrology expert, Hasse of KEM Hospital, Mumbai, too participated in the talk which was held as a continuing medical education programme.

More than 100 postgraduate students and senior nephrologists listened to the experts' talk from 20 centres in the country, according to a press release from the hospital. There was exchange of ideas and students' doubts were cleared on many intricate issues in nephrology. Zydus Nephrosciences, a pharma company, organised the talk as a distance education initiative in the field of nephrology.