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Masterclass: Barrett's Esophagus, GERD and EAC

February 5, 2022, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Course Director(s): Prasad G. Iyer, MD, FASGE, Prashanthi N. Thota, MD, FASGE

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Join the experts virtually to discuss the diagnosis and management practice trends of Barrett’s esophagus (BE) and how the incidence of BE can lead to esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC).  


Prashanthi N. Thota, MD, FASGE

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, Ohio


Prasad G. Iyer, MD, FASGE

Professor of Medicine

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN,

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Physician ASGE Member - $175

Physician Non-Member - $275

Physician Trainee Member - $99

Physician Trainee Non-Member - $175

Non-Physician, Member -  $99

Non-Physician, Non-Member - $175


Photography and Video Waiver 

ASGE does take photographs and video during our courses and reproduce them in educational, news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic or other media, including the ASGE website. By participating in this program, you grant the right to use your name, photograph, and biography for such purposes to ASGE. All postings become the property of ASGE. Postings may be displayed, distributed, or used by ASGE for any purpose. 


Photography and Video Policy 

Photography at ASGE programs are allowed for personal, social, or noncommercial use; however, presenters have the right to request no photography, and in those situations, photography is strictly prohibited. Attendees taking photos must do so in a nondisruptive manner so as not to disturb the presenter and other attendees. Flash photography is not allowed. Video recording, live audio or video streaming, and recording for commercial use are strictly prohibited. Failure to comply with this policy will result in removal from an ASGE program without registration refund.   

February 5, 2022

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM

Welcome and Introductions from Course Directors

Prasad G. Iyer, MD, FASGE
Prashanthi N. Thota, MD, FASGE

8:05 AM - 8:30 AM

Looking on the way in and out: Maximize esophageal endoscopy

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Is it Gerd? How can you prove it? Which test, when? Diagnostic testing in GERD

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Q and A

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

The Best and Worst of PPIs: Pearls in medical management of GERD

9:45 AM - 10:15 AM

The PPI is not working. What’s Next? When to consider endoscopic and surgical minimally invasive therapies in GERD

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Q and A

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM


10:45 AM - 11:15 AM

Treating strictures: Tricks of the Trade: Approach to refractory esophageal strictures

11:15 AM - 11:45 AM

Screening and surveillance in Barrett’s esophagus – Sponge, Biopsy or Brush?

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Q and A


12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Lunch and Visit Virtual Exhibits


12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus: Getting to the Next Level

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Changing the Natural History of Barrett’s Aspirin, High Dose PPI, Ablation for all?

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Q and A

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Break and Visit Virtual Exhibits

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Eradication of Barrett’s: Once and for All: EMR, ESD, RFA, and Cryotherapy

3:00 PM - 3:10 PM

Q and A

3:10 PM - 3:40 PM

Quality is not just for Colonoscopy: Indicators in GERD and Barrett’s esophagus – It is time to incorporate these in your practice

3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

Q and A

3:40 – 4:00 pm
Q and A

4:00 – 4:15 pm
Closing Remarks
4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Closing Remarks

The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASGE designates this live virtual activity for 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ASGE Outcome-Based Education Level
This program is designed to meet ASGE’s Level 3a – Learning (declarative knowledge), on an anticipated outcome-based education (OBE) scale. ASGE’s OBE means starting with a clear picture of what is important for participants to gain from the educational activity to be able to do following participation, then organizing the program, instruction and objectives to make sure the anticipated educational delivery ultimately happened.

ASGE Assurance to High-Level Scientific Evidence and Adherence to Neutrality
ASGE is committed to you, our learners. We are committed to assuring the highest level of scientific rigor, research-based evidence and practicality to clinical use is conveyed throughout this educational activity. The members who designed this educational activity were carefully selected for their content expertise, teaching excellence and neutrality on the topic(s) being presented. ASGE requires all subject matter experts, committee members and staff planners who are in a position to control any aspect of content to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests. Financial relationships in any amount are considered a potential conflict of interest and are peer-reviewed and resolved according to ASGE’s Educational Conflict of Interest policy and procedure prior to the start of this program. All planner, faculty and staff disclosures are available in participant course materials and ASGE GI Leap prior to the start of the program.

HIPAA Accountability
ASGE makes every effort to not include individually identifiable health information in this educational activity. To protect patient privacy, faculty are requested to de-identify patient-related material in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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