Hospital Medicine Grand Rounds – The Aging Kidney
The elderly population in the United States is growing. In 2003, people aged 65 and older comprised 12% of the total population. This number is projected to increase from 26 million in 2003 to 72 million in 2030, at which point the elderly will comprise 20% of the population.
Dr. Esquenazi will review the effects of drugs in the aging kidney as well as the benefit of a biopsy in this age group.
Hospitalists, Internists, family practitioners, advance practice practitioners and any other interested healthcare provider.
- Recognize the changes in aging population worldwide.
- Describe the effects of age and renal function.
- Identify the most frequent disease in the kidney in this age group.
Marcos B. Esquenazi, M.D.
Miami Kidney Group
FIU Wertheim School of Medicine
Marcos B. Esquenazi, M.D., indicated that he has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies. Dr. Esquenazi is a speaker for Velphoro. He will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation(s) or discussion(s).
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