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ASGE Therapeutic EUS for Advanced Endosonographers (On-Demand) | September 2022
Release Date: September 2022
Viewing Time:
8 hours
Thank you, Sponsors!

This course is supported, in part, by Boston ScientificFujifilmMicro-Tech Endoscopy and Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

Exhibitors:

  • Boston Scientific
  • Fuji
  • Medtronic
  • Micro-Tech
Description
This on-demand course will provide advanced GI fellows and endosonographers with a comprehensive overview of how therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is used to care for patients who have gastrointestinal and non-gastrointestinal disorders. It will cover everything from the origins of the EUS to discussing and demonstrating the fine points of the procedure to hands-on practice. Renowned faculty will address the procedure's equipment, technical aspects, diagnostic utility, and therapeutic uses. The didactic portion of this course will include case discussions and debates, while the bio-skills lab portion will feature animate models that participants will be able to use to demonstrate the EUS procedures that are encountered in everyday practice - as well as addressing some new and advanced EUS applications.
Learning Objectives
  • Describe the technical aspects and role of therapeutic EUS procedures, specifically EUS guided tissue acquisition and portal pressure measurement (comprehension)
  • Identify potential common adverse events associated with therapeutic EUS (knowledge)
  • Summarize the best practices that are used to manage common adverse events associated with therapeutic EUS (synthesis)
  • Explain the utility and role of EUS for accessing and draining the bile and pancreatic ducts (evaluation)
  • Explain the utility and role of EUS guided celiac plexus block and celiac plexus neurolysis (evaluation)
  • Differentiate the types of EUS guided therapies for cyst and tumor ablation (analysis)
  • Demonstrate techniques for EUS guided treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts and walled off necrosis (application)
Course Directors

Linda S. Lee, MD, FASGE
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, MA

Amit Rastogi, MD, FASGE
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Kansas City, KS

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