Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Gastroenterology Volume 27, Issue 16: Liver Disease: Part 2

Keith D. Lindor, MD, Executive Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, presented on Update on Medical Therapies for PBC and PSC. Norman L. Sussman, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, presented on Pulmonary and Cardiac Complications in The Candidate for Transplantation.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Gastroenterology Volume 27, Issue 16: Liver Disease: Part 2.

The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and management of primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), and pulmonary and cardiac complications in end-stage liver disease in the transplant candidate. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Prescribe and utilize the appropriate treatment for PBC.
2. Elaborate on the risks for other cancers in PBC and PSC.
3. Describe the features and steps in the development of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy.
4. Utilize the appropriate tests to screen and confirm the diagnosis of hepatopulmonary syndrome.
5. Elaborate on the diagnostic criteria and pathophysiology of portopulmonary hypertension.

The original programs were presented by Keith D. Lindor, MD, Executive Vice Provost and Dean of the College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. Norman L. Sussman, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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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