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2.5 CME

LAB Directors

Bipan Chand, MD; Valerie J. Halpin, MD

LAB Faculty

Amy I. Cha, MD; Gregory F. Dakin, MD; George M. Eid, MD; Manoel P. Galvao Neto, MD; Matthew I. Goldblatt, MD; Marina S. Kurian, MD; Samer G. Mattar, MD; Dean J. Mikami, MD; Sabrena F. Noria, MD, PhD; Chan W. Park, MD; Brian R. Smith, MD; Shawn Tsuda, MD; Brandon Williams, MD; Scott Davis, Jr., MD

Target Audience:

Bariatric and general surgeons performing basic and advanced upper endoscopy or surgeons who are looking to perform more upper endoscopy in their practice.

Overview:

This course will allow participants to use basic and advanced endoscopic tools that are critical to performing diagnostic and interventional endoscopy in bariatric patients.

Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate cautery and endoscopic injection techniques to manage bleeding.
  • Demonstrate basic and over-the-scope clipping to close perforations, fistulas, and secure stents
  • Demonstrate intralumenal stenting
  • Demonstrate endoscopic suturing techniques.

Outline:

Basic Clipping; Advanced Clipping; Balloon Dilatation; Intralumenal Stenting; Gold Probe Cautery and Injection; Overstitch