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News from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Matthew Zweerink to give Surgery Ground Rounds on abdominal aortic aneurysm Sept. 4

Matthew Zweerink, M.D., a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk titled “The Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm” at Sanford Medical Center Broadway in Fargo, N.D., from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of Dr. Zweerink’s talk are:

  1. Describe the history of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) as it pertains to vascular surgery
  2. Explain the indications for open versus endovascular repair of AAA
  3. Describe major complications associated with repair of AAA
  4. Describe long term outcomes post AAA intervention

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via video conference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Kerri Hjelmstad at 701.777.2589 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this Live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.