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Endoscopic Closure of Gastrointestinal Leaks (DV045) CME EXPIRED
Released: September 2010
Viewing Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Endoscopic Closure of Gastrointestinal Leaks, followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.   Endoscopic perforation is a serious complication. This video provides a comprehensive review of the endoscopic treatment of gastrointestinal leaks including the history of endoscopic closure, operation of available clips, principles of endoscopic perforation closure, techniques of closure of esophageal, gastric and colon perforations and the practical management of gastrointestinal perforation closure. 

Target Audience

Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists, gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellow and trainees, medical residents, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives

As a result of completing this activity, physicians will be able to: Discuss endoscopic management of gastrointestinal leaks. Evaluate different closure techniques for esophageal, gastric and colonic perforations.  

Video Release Date: May 1, 2010
Online CME Release Date: May 1, 2011
CME Expiration Date: May 1, 2013

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  60 Minutes (1.0 CME Credit)

Hardware/Software Requirements

Windows Requirements: Operating system: Windows 7+
Browser: Internet Explorer 8+, Firefox 10+, Google Chrome 10+
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+

Macintosh Requirements:
Operating system: Mac OS X 10.6.8+
Browser: Mozilla Firefox 10+, Safari 5+, Google Chrome 10+
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+


This CME activity consists of an ASGE video, followed by a post-assessment.  All materials required to complete the activity, including the video, are contained within the activity.    To complete this activity,  View the video. Complete the Post –assessment by selecting the single best answer for each multiple choice question. You will be able to change your answer at any time until you click on the finish button. Complete the Evaluation.   You may complete the activity in one sitting, or you may save your work in progress and complete it at a later date. However, to earn CME credits, you must complete the activity prior to the CME expiration date.     In order to claim credit, you must complete the Post-assessment and Evaluation. Completed CME will be tracked in your account and you can print a record of this CME activity at any time.  

Contact Info

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Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $99.00
Non-Member: $139.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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