ASGE Masterclasses

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Learn from the masters in EUS, ERCP, Esophageal and Colonoscopy presented on topics impacting your everyday clinical practice! These on-demand recordings are now available on GI Leap.

On-Demand Course Recordings

ASGE Masterclass: Advanced Colonoscopy Techniques

(course date: March 2019)

Course Directors:
Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE

This ASGE Masterclass will offer participants the unique opportunity to spend a full day engaging in depth with renowned colonoscopy expert Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE, internationally recognized expert on topics impacting everyday clinical practice, as he presents a comprehensive didactic course on the performance of modern, high-level colonoscopy.

An extensive array of advanced clinical topics will be discussed, including:

  • Achieve and exceed the targets for the principle quality indicators including adenoma detection rate and bowel preparation adequacy
  • Recognize and characterize the full spectrum of pre-cancerous colorectal lesions
  • Recognize cancer in colorectal polyps
  • Perform chromoendoscopy in IBD
  • Achieve cecal intubation in patients with angulated sigmoids and redundant colons
  • Avoid adverse events (complications) and malpractice actions
  • Perform endoscopic mucosal resection, including specific approaches to large lesions, flat lesions, hard to access lesions, and serrated lesions, as well as specific techniques such as cap-fitted resection, underwater resection, and avulsion.
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ASGE Masterclass: Esophageal From GERD to Barrett's

(course date: March 2019)

Course Directors:
Philip O. Katz, MD
Sachin B. Wani, MD, FASGE

This ASGE Master Class will feature a state-of-the-art didactic discussion of the diagnosis and management of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett’s esophagus.  

The course directors will address the basic tenets of “high value” endoscopy in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Barrett’s esophagus, and provide a detailed approach to the diagnosis and management of GERD with a focus on patients with refractory GERD. These experts will also provide recommendations regarding management of difficult to treat esophageal strictures and provide a comprehensive approach to several controversies in Barrett’s esophagus including screening, surveillance and endoscopic eradication therapy.

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ASGE Masterclass: Advanced Techniques in ERCP

(course date: March 2018)

COURSE DIRECTORS:

Gregory G. Ginsberg, MD, FASGE
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

John A. Martin, MD, FASGE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

ERCP occupies a distinct niche amongst endoscopic procedures: it requires uniquely specialized knowledge and skills, applying both endoscopy and fluoroscopy in unison to diagnose and treat—simultaneously—a broad spectrum of biliary and pancreatic duct disorders.

Discussions include a targeted review of cost-effectiveness, long-term sequelae, patient satisfaction, risk management, and technology and facility considerations. Case studies are used to highlight key clinical points and facilitate discussions.


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ASGE Masterclass: From the Basics to Beyond with EUS

(course date: January 2018)

Course Directors: 
Michael J. Levy, MD 
Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE

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 what standards should be referenced for determining competency.


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