Course Listings: Transplant (Clinical and Surgical)

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Resisting “Treatment- Resistant” Hypertension

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Cindy L. Corpier, MD, transplant and general nephrologist, discusses the ubiquitous problem of hypertension focusing on the troubling increase in cases of resistant hypertension. A systematic approach to the evaluation of the patient with presumed resistant hypertension is presented along with recommendations on screening for secondary causes. The current state…More


Kidney Transplantation: The Role of the Primary Care Physician

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Transplant nephrologist Dr. Mark Lerman delves into kidney transplantation and the critical role the primary care physician plays in identifying, referring and caring for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) both before and after transplantation. In addition, the advantages and disadvantages of transplantation are explored as well as the timing of…More


GFR and eGFR: Filtering Out the Confusion

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Format: E-Publication

Maximum Credits: 1.0

Course Description: Nephrologist Dr. Michael Wiederkehr delves into chronic kidney disease (CKD) and the difference between true glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). The different methods of calculating eGFR will be explored as well as the pitfalls and limitations of the current formulas and calculations. The importance of the CKD…More