Navigation Links
Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: A Focus on Timely Diagnosis and New Therapies
Date:7/9/2009

VOORHEES, N.J., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Hereditary angioedema (HAE) is an autosomal dominant disease affecting approximately 10,000 people in the United States. HAE causes recurrent attacks of intense localized edema involving the skin, airway, and visceral organs. While chronic therapy with attenuated androgens or plasmin inhibitors has been the mainstay of HAE therapy, many new therapies for prophylaxis and acute treatment are on the horizon. It is important for physicians to understand the signs and symptoms of patients who present with HAE and to be familiar with the conventional and emerging therapies available to treat them.

To address the need for current education on HAE, Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC (RMEI) and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) are jointly sponsoring a complimentary continuing medical education self-study audio activity titled Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: A Focus on Timely Diagnosis and New Therapies. This activity is supported by an educational grant from ViroPharma Incorporated.

Faculty for this continuing medical education activity include the following experts in allergy and immunology: Allen P. Kaplan, MD, from Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina; Bruce L. Zuraw, MD, from the University of California School of Medicine in San Diego, California; and Paula J. Busse, MD, from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Healthcare professionals can visit www.RMEI.com/HAECD to download the audio MP3 and activity workbook.

"Quality continuing medical education is vital to developing and increasing knowledge and skills and enhancing patient care," says Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC President and CEO, Robert M. Colleluori.

RMEI is a medical education company that specializes in independent, certified and non-certified education. The goal of all certified RMEI educational offerings is to promote a spirit of lifelong learning and continuous professional development. RMEI works closely with medical experts to design activities that improve diagnosis and treatment leading to better outcomes for patients. These activities include national and international symposia, teleconferences, live meetings, enduring print materials, and interactive Internet programs.

For other educational opportunities, please visit www.RMEI.com.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Robert Michael Educational Institute LLC
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Changing Paradigms in Hereditary Angioedema: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment
2. National Changing Diabetes Program Issues Statement on President Obamas Speech to the American Medical Association
3. Online obituaries are changing the way we publicly remember the dead and how newspapers cover deaths
4. University HealthSystem Consortium Hosts Conference on How Hospitals are Responding to Changing Economics
5. VIDEO from Medialink and the Society of Interventional Radiology: Prostate and Kidney Cancer - New Life-Changing Developments
6. Carefx Showcases Expanded Fusionfx Solution Suite and Profiles Changing Roles of CIOs at Executive Roundtable
7. EuroPRevent 09: Changing hearts and minds in the drive to prevent cardiovascular disease
8. Life-Changing Podcast Celebrates Its 100th Episode with Food for Thought on Eating Healthfully in a Recession
9. VIDEO from Medialink and the Society of Interventional Radiology: Prostate and Kidney Cancer - New Life-Changing Developments
10. Changing of the Guard at Press Ganey
11. Parents of Autistic Children Fight Back - Warn HMO Regulator Against Changing Rules to Favor Insurers That Deny Access to Medical Treatment
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... “Letters From Home”: a moving compilation of ... value to God. “Letters From Home” is the creation of published author, John Allred, ... Cabinet of Jerry Savelle Ministries International, who has traveled and ministered on four continents. ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... ... September 22, 2017 , ... Egg freezing and embryo ... embryos have a slight statistical advantage for live births, frozen eggs offer many ... for women undergoing medical treatment or who are concerned about the decline of ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... CA (PRWEB) , ... September 21, 2017 , ... With ... so fun and easy to do. Users can select from up to two layers ... with a click of a mouse all within Final Cut Pro X. ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... September 21, 2017 , ... Process Capability Indices for Medical ... p.m. ET, http://www.fdanews.com/processcapabilityindices      , Quality in device manufacturing ... The Quality System Regulation (§820.250), and Devicemakers find themselves staring at a warning ...
(Date:9/21/2017)... ... 21, 2017 , ... The American Addiction Treatment Association (AATA) ... in the addiction treatment industry entitled: Special Investigations Unit (SIU) – What ... state and federal governments are increasingly scrutinizing the addiction treatment industry for fraudulent ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/7/2017)... 7, 2017 NuvoAir (formerly called Pond ... today a partnership with Novartis Pharma AG to distribute NuvoAir,s ... as the leading mobile spirometry platform and Novartis, commitment to ... ... ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... 2017  Robert G. Szewc, M.D., is recognized by ... recognition of his contributions to the Medical field.      ... at the practice of Kidney and Hypertension Specialists, which ... hypertension solutions. He has worked in this position since ... as well as expertise in kidneys, hypertension, chronic disease ...
(Date:9/6/2017)... Del. , Sept. 6, 2017 NeuroRx, a ... Acute Suicidal Ideation and Behavior (ASIB), has been granted Fast ... its sequential therapy of NRX-100 (ketamine HCl) followed by NRX-101 ... in a pivotal trial of this sequential therapy targeting patients ... depression. 1 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: