Evaluation and Management of Kidney Stones

Course Description

Nephrologists are often called on to evaluate and manage patients with recurrent kidney stones. This program reviews the current state of the art with respect to evaluation and management of all forms of stone disease. The role of stone imaging modalities is reviewed, including considerations regarding radiation risk. Finally, the indications, risks, and benefits of various surgical approaches for stone removal are presented.

Course Objective(s)

Upon completion of this program, the participant will be able to: 1. interpret the results of 24-hour urine collections; 2. appropriately utilize imaging modalities to evaluate stone disease; 3. recognize clues to rare causes of kidney stones; 4. describe the relative merits and risks of dietary and pharmacological management of calcium and uric acid stones; and 5. collaborate with urologists to prescribe medical expulsive therapy and choose urological interventions.

ASN designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Program is subject to change.

Co-Chairs

  • David S. Goldfarb, MD, FASN
  • John C. Lieske, MD, FASN

Sessions

Registration and Continental Breakfast
November 16, 2016 | 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM
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Registration and Continental Breakfast

November 16, 2016 | 07:00 AM - 08:00 AM

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I. Basics of Lithology
November 16, 2016 | 08:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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I. Basics of Lithology

November 16, 2016 | 08:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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II. Kidney Stone Prevention: Part 1
November 16, 2016 | 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
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II. Kidney Stone Prevention: Part 1

November 16, 2016 | 10:30 AM - 01:00 PM

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III. Kidney Stone Prevention: Part 2
November 16, 2016 | 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM
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III. Kidney Stone Prevention: Part 2

November 16, 2016 | 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

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IV. Advanced Kidney Stone Prevention
November 16, 2016 | 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM
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IV. Advanced Kidney Stone Prevention

November 16, 2016 | 03:30 PM - 06:00 PM

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