Update Series (2015) Lesson 15: Where Does Shock Wave Lithotripsy Fit in 2015? Technology, Patient Selection and Techniques

For the most timely topics and latest surgical techniques in urology, you won’t want to miss the 2015 AUA Update Series—the AUA’s most popular self-study CME product.

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  • New Digital Publication (dPub) format with enhanced links and navigation
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UPDATE SERIES 2015 VOLUME 34

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Now in its 34th installment, this invaluable resource continues the tradition of providing up-to-date information that helps you fulfill Part 2 of the Maintenance of Certification requirements recognized by the American Board of Urology. Improve your practice and patient care by staying abreast of the latest treatments and surgical techniques in urology.

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Hot Topics for 2015:

  • Management of Emergency Bleeding, Recalcitrant Clots and Hemorrhagic Cystitis
  • Where does SWL Fit? Technology, Patient Selection and Procedure
  • Gene Expression Testing for Prostate Cancer: Indications and Impact
  • Botox in the Lower Urinary Tract in Adults and Children – Technique
  • Ethics and Regulatory Compliance in Urology Clinical Trials
  • Dealing with a Difficult Patient
  • Contemporary Management of Advanced Prostate Cancer
  • Cryptorchidism – 2014 AUA Guideline
  • Genetics of Renal Cancer
  • Urotauma – 2014 AUA Guideline
  • Medical Management of Stones – 2014 AUA Guideline
  • Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse in the Frail Elderly, Patient

The American Urological Association designates this enduring material for a maximum of 40 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Target Audience

  • Resident
  • Urologist

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing medical education activity, theparticipant will be familiar with types of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripters,considerations for patient selection, methods and technologies to improve outcomes, andpotential adverse consequences.

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Ryan K. Flannigan, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

David I. Harriman, MD
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Ryan F. Paterson, MD, FRCSC
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and

Ben H. Chew, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Disclosures: Bard Medical: Consultant; Boston Scientific, Cook Medical, Olympus: Consultant/Lecturer; Percutaneous Systems, Poly-Med:
Consultant, Studies
Department of Urologic Sciences
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

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This self-study continuing medical education activity is designed to provide urologists, Board candidates and/or residents affordable and convenient access to the most recent developments and techniques in urology.

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