FARMINGTON, CT--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Only a handful of transplant centers in the country treat polycystic kidney disease (PKD) with removal of both dysfunctional kidneys with a replacement kidney from a living donor in one operation.
BroadcastMed, Inc. and University of Maryland Medical Center present Terry J. Watnick, MD who works with the transplant team to help patients avoid multiple surgical operations, increased costs and potential prolonged dialysis by performing one procedure.
Dr. Watnick is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Director of the Baltimore Polycystic Kidney Disease Research and Clinical Core Center.
Physicians can learn more at the UMMC Physician Learning Channel.
About University of Maryland Medical Center
The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) performs at least 300 kidney transplants per year and has one of the nations largest kidney transplant programs. UMMC surgeons are also at the forefront of laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy, which has made kidney donation much easier, and allows for patients to get transplant faster. For more information visit umm.edu/transplant.
About BroadcastMed, Inc.
BroadcastMed, Inc. is a digital medical broadcasting company. They help the world’s leading hospitals, medical device and medical education companies create and distribute trusted educational content to physicians, allied healthcare professionals and patients. Their clients rely on them to deliver measurable results by expanding their reach through the BroadcastMed Network. The Network includes affiliated broadcast channels that feature educational content from some of the world’s top hospitals and physician experts. Among the BroadcastMed Network affiliates is ORLive.com, a leading digital destination for physicians. For more information visit http://about.broadcastmed.com.