Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Gastroenterology Volume 27, Issue 17: Liver Issues

Michelle M. Estrella, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Fellowship Program Director, and Assistant Co-Director of the Renal Disease Epidemiology Training Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, presented Renal Failure in Cirrhosis and Prevention and Management, and Vinay Sundaram, MD, Assistant Director of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, presented on Fatty Liver. Paul J. Pockros, MD, Director, Center for Liver Diseases, Scripps Clinic, and Director, Clinical Research, Scripps Translational Science Institute, La Jolla, CA, presented on Drug Induced Liver Injury.

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Glendale, CA (PRWEB) December 29, 2013

Audio-Digest Foundation announces the release of Gastroenterology Volume 27, Issue 17: Liver Issues.

The goal of this program is to improve the diagnosis and management of renal failure in cirrhosis, fatty liver disease, and drug-induced liver injury. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Utilize serum creatinine to monitor kidney function in patients with cirrhosis.
2. Implement measures to prevent acute renal failure and hepatorenal syndrome in patients with cirrhosis.
3. Perform the appropriate diagnostic tests to determine the cause of fatty infiltration of the liver.
4. Recognize the indications for liver biopsy in patients with fatty infiltration of the liver.
5. Describe the mechanism of drug-induced liver injury for acetaminophen and isoniazid    

The original programs were presented by Michelle M. Estrella, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Assistant Fellowship Program Director, and Assistant Co-Director of the Renal Disease Epidemiology Training Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, Vinay Sundaram, MD, Assistant Director of Hepatology and Liver Transplant Program, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, and Paul J. Pockros, MD, Director, Center for Liver Diseases, Scripps Clinic, and Director, Clinical Research, Scripps Translational Science Institute, La Jolla, CA.

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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