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Endoscopic Gluing Technique Using the Cyanoacrylate Super Glue (DV060)
Re-released: April 2019
Viewing Time: 24 min.

This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Endoscopic Gluing Technique Using the Cyanoarcylate Super Glue, followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

This video covers the endoscopic technique of cyanoacrylate glue injection of varices based on current guidelines. The authors will describe and discuss the readily available cyanoacrylate, the details of the glue and endoscope preparation, the pearls of successful injection and the methods to avoid complications. The glue injection is shown primarily for treatment of bleeding gastric varices, as well as demonstrated in the setting of complex esophageal varices and fistulas.

See a preview of this video content here.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
• Name and describe the readily available cyanoacrylate.
• Perform successful injection of cyanoacrylate.
• Design proper application process to avoid complications.


Video Release Date:    May 1, 2013
Online CME Release Date:  September 1, 2013
Most Recent CME Review Date:  January 23, 2016
CME Expiration Date:  January 23, 2019

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  30 Minutes (0.50 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,
1. View the video.
2. 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.
3. 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

For technical difficulties, please contact ASGE between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm Central Time at 1-866-353-ASGE (2743). For questions related to content or CME credits, please email

Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $13.00
Non-Member: $18.00
Credit Offered:
0.5 Participation Credit
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