Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Urology Volume 36, Issue 23: Radiation Exposure/Urethral Complications.

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Brian H. Eisner, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, presented on Radiation Safety When Imaging for Stone Disease. Anthony R. Mundy, MD, Professor of Urology, University College London Hospitals, London, England, presented on Posterior Urethral Complications in the Treatment of Prostate Cancer.

Audio-Digest Foundation Announces the Release of Urology Volume 36, Issue 23: Radiation Exposure/Urethral Complications.

The goals of this program are to improve diagnosis and treatment of stone disease and posterior urethral complications in patients with prostate cancer. After hearing and assimilating this program, the clinician will be better able to:

1. Conduct a frank discussion about exposure to radiation with a patient who has renal stones, encompassing lifetime risks, the need for accurate diagnosis, and the statements recently issued by the American College of Radiology.
2. List indications for computed tomography in patients with renal stones.
3. Discuss alternative imaging techniques and emerging technologies aimed at decreasing the dose of radiation required to diagnose and treat patients with urinary tract stones.
4. Discuss diagnosis and treatment of postoperative and postradiotherapy complications in the posterior urethra in patients previously treated for prostate cancer.
5. Compare the prognosis of posterior urethral complications encountered after surgery vs radiation therapies for prostate cancer.

The original programs were presented by Brian H. Eisner, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery (Urology), Harvard Medical School; Assistant in Urology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, and Anthony R. Mundy, MD, Professor of Urology, University College London Hospitals, London, England.

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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