Endoscopy and liver disease, focusing on endoscopic management of specific aspects of chronic liver disease, will be presented. Topics include cirrhosis and portal hypertension, covering the changing epidemiology of liver disease and an update on management and mortality. Traditional and novel therapeutics for variceal bleeding, a challenging problem for endoscopists, will be highlighted along with new insights on primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC). The program concludes with an exploration of exciting new inroads on endoscopic ultrasound and chronic liver disease.
After attending the program, participants will be able to:
- Discuss advances in the management of cirrhosis and portal hypertension
- Identify new techniques for the endoscopic treatment of variceal bleeding
- Recognize indications for ERCP in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC)
- Illustrate and implement novel endosonographic technologies in patients with liver disease
Gastroenterologists and Gastroenterology Fellows
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration and Refreshments
7:00 pm – 7:20 pm
The Changing Face of Cirrhosis: An Update
Pruthvi Patel, MD
7:20 pm – 7:45 pm
Bands, Glue and More: Variceal Bleeding 2017
Arun B. Jesudian, MD
7:45 pm – 8:10 pm
Peeling Away the Onion: Insights on Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Jawad Ahmad, MD
8:10 pm – 8:35 pm
EUS and The Liver: The Future is Now!
Tamas A. Gonda, MD
8:35 pm - 9:00 pm
Questions and Panel Discussion
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