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Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis

Rarely do we have the chance to describe a new disorder or disease. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) presents such an opportunity. Once called nephrogenic fibrosing dermopathy, NSF is an acquired...
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Course Authors

Frieda Wolf, M.D.

Dr. Wolf is attending physician in Nephrology and Internal Medicine at Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.

Within the past 12 months, Dr. Wolf reports no commercial conflicts of interest.

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, CCME staff and interMDnet staff have nothing to disclose.

Estimated course time: 1 hour(s).

Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Albert Einstein College of Medicine-Montefiore Medical Center and InterMDnet. Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Montefiore Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 
Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this Cyberounds®, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the use of gadolinium as contrast media for MRI

  • Assess the risk factors for developing nephrogenic systemic fibrosis when considering use of MRI in patients with renal failure

  • Describe the clinical presentation and biopsy findings in nephrogenic systemic fibrosis.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

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