Role of Interventional Endoscopy in Management of IBD

Learn from experts in the field on how endoscopy is used in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease and is essential for diagnosing and treating both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Will review current trends on endoscopic use in making initial diagnosis of IBD, distinguishing Crohn's disease from ulcerative colitis, assess disease extent and activity, monitor response therapy, survey for dysplasia and provision of other endoscopic treatment and techniques.
Learning Objectives
  1. To learn use of advanced endoscopy techniques in management of strictures related to IBD
  2. Learn techniques to perform endoscopic fistulotomy, sinusotomy & abscess drainage in patients with IBD
  3. Learn how to perform endoscopic resection in patients with IBD

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Gursimran Kochhar MD

Associate Division Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Medical Director of Endoscopic Innovations                                                
Allegheny Health Network                                                                            
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA       

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Bo Shen MD            
Section Head and Medical Director for the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center                    Vice Chair for Innovation in Medicine and Surgery                                                                  New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center        
New York, NY, USA      

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Peter V Draganov MD     
                                                                                                        Professor of Medicine                                                                       
University of Florida                                                                                                                  Gainesville, FL, USA


7:00 – 7:05 PM
Welcome and Introductions

7:05 – 7:25 PM
Emerging options of managing strictures in patients with IBD. 

7:25 – 7:45 PM
Endoscopic fistulotomy, sinusotomy and abscess drainage, Tips and Tricks

7:45 – 8:05 PM
How to perform EMR & ESD in patients with IBD

8:05 – 8:25
Q&A from Audience

8:25 – 8:30 PM
Highlights and Final Take Away Points

Dates: October 14, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (Central Daylight Time)

Webinar United States

Course Director(s):
Gursimran Kochhar, MD, Bo Shen, MD and Peter Draganov, MD