Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.
Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.
Professional Practice Gap
Stenting of renal artery stenosis has fallen out of favor based on the results of recent trials; however, some situations that might benefit from renal revascularization are overlooked. This presentation will address this practice gap. This is a gap in the optimal care of end-stage renal disease in the very elderly and this presentation will address this issue of goal of care.
- Define "high risk" clinical presentation of renal artery stenosis.
- Identify patients that may benefit from renal artery revascularization.
- Recognize a metabolic complication related to the treatment of calciphylaxis.
- Examine issues related to dialysis in the very elderly and assess strategies to optimize care delivery.
Zlad EI-Zoghby, MD
Nephrology, Mayo Clinic
- Dr. El-Zoghby discloses the commercial entities with which he has relationships do not produce healthcare goods or services relevant to the content he is planning, developing, or presenting for this activity.
- Dr. Brenda Burrough discloses she is a principal investigator in an Amgen research trial.
- No member of the Mary Greeley Medical Center CME Committee who planned this activity, including Dr. Burrough, has any financial relationship to disclose relating to the content.
The content and selection of speaker(s) is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center for Continuing Medical Education Committee.
Continuing Education Credit
- DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 AOA Category 2-A CME credit(s).
- 1.00 AOA Category 2A