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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Complex Cases in Colonoscopy: A Discussion with the Masters

Start Date: 3/22/2018 6:00 PM EDT
End Date: 3/22/2018 9:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Podell Auditorium
1-9 Nathan Perlman Place
New York, NY  United States  10003

Organization Name: New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Bina Mesheimer
Email: info@nysge.org
Phone: 646-218-0650

Course Directors: Jerome D. Waye, MD and David H. Robbins, MD, MSc

Gastroenterologists* and GI Fellows

Considerations for managing difficult colonoscopies will be presented including use of water, scope guide, overtube, positioning, abdominal pressure, stiffeners, and endoscope selection. Polypectomy options such as EMR or ESD, snare type and selection, injection agents, tattooing, and argon plasma coagulation vs. soft coagulation vs. avulsion will also be discussed. Complications of colonoscopy including perforations and uncontrollable bleeding, oozing and spurting and the use of clips and suturing devices to aid in control of bleeding or repair of the GI lumen and wall will be examined.   

  • Recognize how difficult cases of colonic intubation are managed and the incidence of failure to complete colonoscopy in such cases
  • Identify techniques for managing large and complex polyps and when to apply them
  • Recognize different methods for managing complications of colonoscopy including bleeding and perforations and when to apply them
CME is restricted to NYSGE members only. To join or renew, visit www.nysge.org. Membership is complimentary for fellows, but an application is required.

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration and Refreshments
7:00 pm – 7:20 pm
Completing the Impossible Colonoscopy 
Jerome D. Waye, MD
7:20 pm – 7:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Q & A
7:30 pm – 7:50 pm
The Difficult Polypectomy
David L. Carr-Locke, MD
7:50 pm – 8:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Q & A
8:00 pm – 8:20 pm
Tools and Techniques for Improved Colonoscopy
David H. Robbins, MD, MSc
8:20 pm – 8:30 pm
Panel Discussion and Q & A
8:30 pm – 8:50 pm
Complications of Colonoscopy
Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, MSc
8:50 pm – 9:00 pm
Panel Discussion and Q & A

Registration is complimentary as a benefit of membership in NYSGE. However, online pre-registration is requestedTo register, please click the Register Today button in the column to the right. You must login to register. Non-member physicians* who do not have an existing account must create one prior to registering. If you do not remember your login information, please use the Forgot Password function and enter the email address on file with NYSGETo verify if you have an account, call 646-218-0650 or email info@nysge.org. Please do not create a duplicate account.

*Non-member physicians are welcome to attend up to two seminars per year.

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 3/22/2018 6:00 PM

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