Renal Medicine

5th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference

Acute Kidney Injury: An Update

Friday, December 1
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM
Location: Royal Palm Ballroom Salon 9

Veterinarian

Overview of pathophysiology of some common causes (and a few unusual) causes of kidney injury as well as the, diagnostic work-up. Emphasis is on treatment strategies as well as the importance of proper fluid balance and inexpensive yet highly accurate ways to monitor fluid balance.

Mark J. Acierno

Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Midwestern University

Mark Acierno received his DVM from Mississippi State University in 2000. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery, he completed an internal medicine residency at Tufts University in 2004. Dr. Acierno spent 12 years at the Louisiana State University developing one of the most comprehensive nephrology / dialysis programs in the country. He is currently a professor at the MIdwestern University, a boarded internal medicine specialist and a member of the Society of Veterinary Nephrology and Urology. His research interests include hypertension, kidney disease and renal replacement therapies.

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