ISN Webinar: Metabolic evaluation of patients with kidney stones
Kidney stones are common, causing significant morbidity for patients, have a high recurrence rate, and can lead to unfavourable 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.
This webinar is part the of ISN Kidney Stone Course, you can find all the other modules of this webinar on the ISN Academy. Find out the basics of the diagnostic approaches for identifying causes of kidney stone formation and the treatment of these causes in this webinar and course.
- Why it is necessary and good for a nephrologist to treat patients with kidney stones (prof. Giovanni Gambaro, MD, PhD, FERA; Verona, Italy)
- Approach to kidney stone patients when full metabolic evaluation is available (David S. Goldfarb, MD; New York, USA)
- Approach to kidney stone patients when full metabolic evaluation is not available (David S. Goldfarb, MD; New York, USA)
- Recognize the burden that kidney stones present to the patients
- Understand the causes of kidney stone formation
- Understand the treatments aimed at preventing kidney stone formation”
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