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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Endoscopic Approaches to Luminal Strictures: Benign, Malignant, Inflammatory, and Post-Surgical

Start Date: 9/26/2018 6:00 PM EDT
End Date: 9/26/2018 9:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Weill Cornell Medical College-Greenberg Building

Location:
1305 York Avenue
Conference Rooms A-B-C, 2nd Floor
New York, NY  United States  10021

Organization Name: New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

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

Endoscopic Approaches to Luminal Strictures:
Benign, Malignant, Inflammatory, and Post-Surgical


Download the Program Announcement

 
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The goal of managing gastrointestinal tract strictures is twofold: accurate diagnosis and luminal enlargement to ameliorate the consequences of obstruction. This program will explore evidence-based recommendations on the endoscopic management of luminal strictures of varying etiologies including benign, malignant, functional, and post-surgical.
 
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Identify strategies for the endoscopic treatment of luminal strictures
  • Recognize new tools, devices, and therapies for the management of strictures
  • Describe the risks and benefits of endoscopic therapy for luminal strictures
INTENDED AUDIENCE
Gastroenterologists, GI Fellows, GI Nurses and Technicians

PROGRAM AGENDA
6:00 pm-7:00 pm     
Registration and Refreshments
 
7:00 pm
Welcome
David L. Carr-Locke, MD and Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, MS
 
7:00 pm-7:20 pm
Esophageal Strictures
Gregory B. Haber, MD
 
7:20 pm-7:40 pm
Pyloric and Duodenal Strictures
Mark A. Schattner, MD
 
7:40 pm-8:00 pm
Functional Obstruction
Petros C. Benias, MD
 
8:00 pm-8:20 pm
Colon Strictures  
Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, MSc
 
8:20 pm-8:40 pm
Anastomotic Strictures  
Christopher J. DiMaio, MD
 
8:40 pm-9:00 pm
Panel Discussion
Audience Q&A
 
CME CREDIT
CME credit is restricted to NYSGE members only. To join or renew, visit www.nysge.org. Membership is complimentary for fellows, but an application is required.
 
REGISTRATION
Registration is complimentary as a benefit of membership in NYSGE. However, online pre-registration is requested. Please contact info@nysge.org for assistance.

FACULTY DISCLOSURE
It is the policy of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Continuing Medical Education Office that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity and have established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity.  Detailed disclosure will be made in the activity handout materials.
  
ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
CREDIT DESIGNATION
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Continuing Medical Education Office designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  
SPECIAL NEEDS
The facilities used for NYSGE seminars are in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and are accessible for individuals with special needs.  If you would like to attend this conference and require any special accommodations, please contact the NYSGE Office at 646-218-0650.
  
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