February 10, 2024, 8:50 AM - 5:00 PM
Course Director:Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE
Colorectal cancer remains the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S. The American Cancer Society estimates in the U.S. annually, there are 107,000 new cases of colon cancer and 46,000 new cases of rectal cancer. This masterclass on colonoscopy will review trends of colorectal cancer risk patterns in various global regions, screening trends and advances in colonoscopy technologies. A review of accumulating evidence from studies of cancer registry data will highlight why we are observing increasing trends in young-onset colorectal cancer. Innovations in colonoscopy technology are progressing rapidly with increasing potential to revolutionize colonoscopy effectiveness.
Topics will include:
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Participants will be able to:
Douglas K. Rex, MD, MASGE
Indiana University School of Medicine
Tonya R. Kaltenbach, MD, FASGE
San Francisco VA Health System
San Francisco, CA
Amit Rastogi, MD, FASGE
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Kansas City, KS
*Times Listed in CT
Welcome Course Overview and Introductions
Safety in Colonoscopy: Avoiding Complications and Medical/Legal Risk
The Very Difficult Insertion: The Angulated Sigmoid, The Redundant Colon
Detection in Colonoscopy: How to Maximize It and How to Measure It
Lesion Assessment Colonoscopy: Translating Lesion Assessment into Resection Decisions
How to Remove Lesions ≤ 10 mm, Pedunculated Lesions, SSLs and 10-20mm Adenomas
Questions & Answers
Lunch with Video Quiz
EMR with Electrocautery: Cautery Settings, Avulsion and STSC
Closure: When to Clip, When Not to Clip, How to Clip and Using X-Tack
Cases & Discussion
Full Thickness Resection
Taking on Larger Polyps in Clinical Practice, Pre-Referral Management, Tattooing and Technique
Wrap-Up: Anything You Want to Ask
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Continuing Medical Education
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. ASGE designates this live activity for a maximum of 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
The ASGE Masterclass course is designed to meet ASGE’s Level 3a -Learning: Declarative knowledge on an anticipated outcome-based education (OBE) scale. ASGE’s OBE level designation is an educational indicator on what is anticipated for participants to gain from this program’s instruction and objectives.
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