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Techniques of Endoscopic Therapy in Pancreatic Disorders (DV043)
Released:  May 2019
Viewing Time:  1 hour 25 minutes

This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Techniques of Endoscopic Therapy in Pancreatic Disorders, (DV043) followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

This video provides a detailed technical presentation of conceptual and technical approaches to endoscopic pancreatic therapy including ERCP and adjunctive therapies such as EUS-guided drainage of pancreatic collections and EUS-guided rendezvous pancreatic duct drainage, as well as extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy. Also addressed are the associated risks and complexities of these techniques and the supporting infrastructure and background required.

See a preview of this video content here.

Target Audience

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

Learning Objectives

As a result of completing this activity, physicians will be able to:

  • Identify the appropriate indications, patients, and technical strategies for endoscopic treatment of dominant pancreatic duct strictures.
  • Understand the use of secretin and methylene blue in pancreatic endotherapy.
  • Apply knowledge of pancreatic duct anatomy to endoscopic interventions.
  • Understand the rationale for different endoscopic approaches to pseudocyst drainage.

Video Release Date:  May 1, 2009
Online CME Release Date:  October 31, 2011
Most Recent CME Review Date: January 1, 2015
CME Expiration Date:  January 1, 2018

Expected Time of Activity Completion: 90 Minutes (1.50 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. Multiple attempts are given and each question must be answered correctly before proceeding to the next question. Persons scoring 100% pass the test and can print a CME certificate. Exams can be saved to access at a later date.
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: $38.00
Non-Member: $53.00
Credit Offered:
1.5 CME Credits
1.5 Participation Credits
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