CME Articles

Renal & Urology News includes a CME article in every print issue, which will also be available online.

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ADPKD Past, Present, and Future: An Update on the Last Decade of ProgressExternal web site

By Arlene B. Chapman, MD, and Jared J. Grantham, MD, FACP

Kidney Care Congress 2014

Latest CME

PCA3: What Is Its Role in Prostate Cancer Screening?

By Reza Mehrazin, MD, and Marc C. Smaldone, MD, MSHP |
PCA3 has garnered substantial attention following FDA approval and its role in the diagnosis of PCa will grow.

New Ablative Techniques in Urologic Oncology

By Jeffrey J. Tomaszewski, MD, and David Y.T. Chen, MD |
Innovative approaches offer the potential for effective treatments to limited target 
areas with improved side effect profiles.

Bladder Cancer in the Elderly: Balancing Disease and Surgical Risk

By Daniel J. Canter, MD |
Elderly patients face greater perioperative risks and postoperative mortality.

Dietary Interventions for Treating Progressive Chronic Kidney Disease

By Csaba P. Kovesdy, MD |
The type and amount of ingested protein affects clinical outcomes such as protein-energy wasting, kidney function and even survival.

OAB: Current and Emerging Therapies for Optimal Individualized Treatment

By Michael B. Chancellor, MD, and David A. Ginsberg, MD |
Keeping abreast of the most current treatments for idiopathic OAB can lead to improved outcomes and quality of life.

Update on the Medical Management of Kidney Stones

By David S. Goldfarb, MD, and Lama Nazzal, MD |
The first step in prevention is adequate and quantitative counseling regarding fluid intake, which is effective and inexpensive.

Managing Bone Loss Associated with Androgen Deprivation Therapy

By J. Bryant Byrd, MD, and William J. Aronson, MD |
While bone loss and reduction in bone mineral density are well known consequences of ADT, the main concern is increased risk of osteoporotic fractures.

Medical and Surgical Management of Bladder Outlet Obstruction

By Bilal Chughtai, MD, and Steven A. Kaplan, MD |
Treatment of LUTS secondary to BPH has evolved from surgical therapy to medical monotherapy, and now combination therapy.

Adrenal Masses: Often Incidental, Not Always Insignificant

By Alexander Kutikov, MD |
Given the frequency with which these lesions are found, urologists and nephrologists should be familiar with their evaluation.

Thyroid Functional Disease in Dialysis Patients

By Connie M. Rhee, MD, MSc |
Emerging data suggest that thyroid hormone deficiency may be associated with 
greater cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in this population.

Pre-treatment Percutaneous Biopsy of Small Renal Masses

By Allison R. Polland, MD, and Jaime Landman, MD |
Urologists typically treat a renal cortical mass without biopsy, but this should be re-evaluated in the era of the incidental small renal cortical neoplasm.

The Association Between Kidney Failure and Renal Cell Carcinoma

By Paul Russo, MD |
Scientific speculation suggests that uremic toxins, viral mediators, and immune ­inhibition could play a role in malignant transformation.

Current Controversies Surrounding PSA Screening

By Gurdarshan S. Sandhu, MD, and Gerald L. Andriole, MD |
It is hoped that selective screening, selective biopsy, and selective therapy will 
further decrease the morbidity associated with screening.

More CME Articles

Nonmuscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: Guidelines for Treatment

The routine incorporation of NMIBC clinical practice guidelines will reduce variation in care by closing the gap on inappropriate delivery, whether over- or underuse.

The Evaluation and Treatment of Resistant Hypertension

With increased incidence of obesity—and higher caloric and salt intake—in the general population, resistant hypertension is more prevalent than ever.

Adrenal Hypertension: A Current Guide to Diagnosis

Given the intimate anatomical and physiological relationship of the adrenals to the kidney, an understanding of adrenal disease is imperative for urologists and nephrologists alike.

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