Kidney Stone Course
Recorded On: 06/02/2022
Kidney stones are a common disease that causes significant morbidity for patients, has a high recurrence rate, and can lead to unfavorable outcomes like chronic kidney disease. To prevent stone recurrence and associated complications it is essential to recognize underlying metabolic disorders that are the cause of kidney stone formation. A comprehensive analysis of these underlying causes is called metabolic evaluation and is the basis for prescribing treatment aimed at preventing kidney stone formation. However, successful treatment can be prescribed even in the absence of a full metabolic evaluation. The aim of this course is to cover these important topics.
International Society of Nephrology, is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide CME activity for medical specialists. Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.
David S. Goldfarb
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