Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Urology Volume 36, Issue 11: Spotlight on Stones

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Sri Sivalingam, MD, Fellow in Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, presented on Ureteroscopy of Lower-pole Calculi, and Jennifer E. Heckman, MD, Resident in Urology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, presented on Stone Characteristics and Ultra-low-dose CT. Nathan D. Grunewald, MD, Resident in Urology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, presented on Impact of Patient Education, and Glenn M. Preminger, MD, Chief, Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, presented on Practical Advice for the Medical Management of Kidney Stones.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Urology Volume 36, Issue 11: Spotlight on Stones.

The goal of this program is to improve diagnosis and treatment of kidney stones. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Describe the effects of preoperative stenting and type of anesthetic in patients undergoing treatment of lower pole renal calculi.
2. Explain the advantages of ultra-low-dose CT for patients with nephrolithiasis.
3. Design a patient information program for patients undergoing ureteroscopy.
4. Diagnose the underlying etiology in a patient with hypercalciuria.
5. Manage medications and lifestyle interventions for a patient with recurrent renal stones.

The original programs were presented by Sri Sivalingam, MD, Fellow in Endourology and Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison , Jennifer E. Heckman, MD, Resident in Urology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Nathan D. Grunewald, MD, Resident in Urology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and Glenn M. Preminger, MD, Chief, Division of Urologic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.

Audio-Digest Foundation, the largest independent publisher of Continuing Medical Education in the world, records over 10,000 hours of lectures every year in anesthesiology, emergency medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, neurology, obstetrics/gynecology, oncology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pediatrics, psychology, and urology, by the leading medical researchers at the top laboratories, universities, and institutions.

Recent researchers have hailed from Harvard, Cedars-Sinai, Mayo Clinic, UCSF, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of California, San Diego, The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, The University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and many others.

Out of these cutting-edge programs, Audio-Digest then chooses the most clinically relevant, edits them for clarity, and publishes them either every week or every two weeks.

In addition, Audio-Digest publishes subscription series in conjunction with leading medical societies: DiabetesInsight with The American Diabetes Association, ACCEL with The American College of Cardiology, Continuum Audio with The American Academy of Neurology, and Journal Watch Audio General Medicine with Massachusetts Medical Society.

For 60 years, the global medical community of doctors, nurses, physician assistants, and other medical professionals around the world has subscribed to Audio-Digest specialty series in order to remain current in their specialties as well as to maintain their Continuing Education requirements with the most cutting-edge, independent, and unbiased continuing medical education (CME).

Long a technical innovator, Audio-Digest was the first to produce audio medical education programs and the first to produce in-car medical education. Currently, its subscription and annual products are available on CD and MP3, as well as iPhone, iPad, and Android apps.

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