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ASGE Masterclass: From the Basics to Beyond with EUS (On-Demand) | March 2020
Released: March 2020
Viewing Time: 6 hours
Due to the recent travel bans put in place because of the COVID-19 outbreak, ASGE is taking precautionary measures. The live version of this course was held virtually only and all the livestreamed sessions were recorded and posted here. Please contact our customer care team at with questions or concerns.
ASGE Masterclasses are one-day, in-depth didactic courses presented by renowned experts on topics impacting your everyday clinical practice. This is the recorded version of the March 2020 course.

This ASGE Masterclass on EUS is designed for practicing gastroenterologists and others who use EUS in their practice, who seek a detailed overview of current EUS practices and standards incorporated in EUS centers across the United States.

Topics include:
  • diagnostic utility,
  • therapeutic uses,
  • general role of EUS in the care of patients with gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal disorders,
  • technology device considerations and
  • standards referenced for determining competency.
Case studies are incorporated to allow participants an opportunity to learn from various patient scenarios where EUS was incorporated as part of the evaluation process.

Course Directors:
Douglas G. Adler, MD, FASGE
John M. DeWitt, MD, FASGE

What You Will Learn

An extensive array of clinical tips will be discussed, including how to:

  • Prepare the patient, staff, and endosonographer
  • Stage of esophageal, gastric and rectal cancers
  • Differentiate the various types of solid and cystic pancreatic tumors and treatment with ablative therapies.
  • Use EUS for evaluating patients with autoimmune and chronic pancreatitis
  • Differentiate the various subepithelial mass lesions
  • Demonstrate proper technique for EUS FNA and use of core biopsy needles
  • Achieve technical proficiency for use of lumen apposing stents for treatment of pseudocysts and walled off necrosis
  • Utilize EUS for evaluation of bile duct stones, tumors and access   
  • Demonstrate the technical aspects and role of EUS-guided angiotherapy

Live course date is March 21, 2020.
On-demand available March 27, 2020.
Target Audience
Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists and other practitioners who have experience with diagnostic EUS and are interested in furthering their understanding of current practices and standards.
Availability: Retired
Cost: Member: $350.00
Non-Member: $525.00
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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