Ultrasound-Guided Percutaneous Renal Access is a Teachable Skill

Submitted by UCSF Urology on May 21, 2015 at 3:28 pm
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UCSF Urology associate professor, Tom Chi, MD and fourth year medical
student Pauline Filippou received special coverage for their presentation during a podium session at the American Urologic Association 2015 annual meeting.  The podium presentation took place during a uroradiology session. 

The presentation, titled ‘A randomized control trial demonstrates that ultrasound-guided percutaneous renal access is a teachable skill' discussed findings from a study demonstrating that attending teaching and feedback is critical for improving residents’ skills during educational simulations of skills needed for PCNL access. 

See here for AUA15 coverage.

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