ACG 2013 Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the ACG 2013 Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course in Washington, DC. Final presentations provided by faculty at the course are posted below. To access presentation slides, please click on the session title below.

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Course Co-Directors: Bruce A. Luxon, MD, PhD, FACG and William R. Stern, MD, FACG

Friday, April 12, 2013

5:00 pm State of the Art Lecture – Hepatitis B: When to Treat and What to Use
Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG
5:25 pm State of the Art Lecture – Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Surgery, Embolization or Drug Therapy – How to Tailor Treatment to the Patient
Jorge L. Herrera, MD, FACG

Saturday, April 13, 2013

ENDOSCOPY DEBATES
Moderator: Firas H. Al-Kawas, MD, FACG

Management of Gastric Variceal Bleeding
7:35 am Stick It with Glue
Roy M. Soetikno, MD, FACG
7:55 am Here Are the Best TIPS
Bruce A. Luxon, MD, PhD, FACG
8:15 am Case Presentations and Panel Discussion
When to Scope in Lower GI Bleeding
8:45 am It Must Be Done Now
Lisa L. Strate, MD, FACG
9:05 am Don’t Waste Time with No Chance to See
Kathy P. Bull-Henry, MD, FACG
9:25 am Case Presentations and Panel Discussion
Management of Large Colon Polyps
10:20 am Snare It Now
Firas H. Al-Kawas, MD, FACG
10:40 am Surgery Is the Best Option
Anthony J. Senagore, MD
11:00 am Case Presentations and Panel Discussion

IBD AND LIVER
Moderator: Jean-Paul Achkar, MD, FACG

11:30 am Practical Approach to Immunomodulator and Biologic Use in Crohn’s Disease
Jean-Paul Achkar, MD, FACG
11:50 am Immunizations and Health Maintenance in Chronic GI Disorders
James H. Lewis, MD, FACG
12:10 pm Medication Use Before and During Pregnancy
Millie D. Long, MD
12:45 pm Lunch Presentation: Complementary Therapies of GI and Liver Disease
Ece A. Mutlu, MD, FACG

BREAKOUT SESSIONS
2:00 pm to 5:45 pm

Treating IBS Patients: In and Out of the Box
Christine L. Frissora, MD, FACG
Evaluation of Liver Lesions
Jorge L. Herrera, MD, FACG
Incidental Pancreatic Duct Dilation on Imaging
Nadim G. Haddad, MD
NASH: When to Biopsy, How to Treat
Arun J. Sanyal, MBBS, MD

Sunday, April 14, 2013

TOP TO BOTTOM
Moderator: Firas H. Al-Kawas, MD, FACG

8:00 am Diagnosis and Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Joel E. Richter, MD, MACG
8:25 am Beyond Tricyclics: How to Handle Difficult IBS Cases
Christine L. Frissora, MD, FACG
8:50 am Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity: New Tests and Approaches
Joseph A. Murray, MD, FACG
9:15 am Anorectal Diseases: Shining a Light at the End of the Tunnel
David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG

ENDOSCOPY
Moderator: Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, FACG

10:25 am Pancreatic Cysts: What Is Benign versus Not-so-benign
Tyler K. Stevens, MD, FACG
10:50 am Barrett’s Ablative Therapies – Patient Selection, Technical Issues and Post Procedure Surveillance
Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, FACG
11:15 am What to Do with a Patient Who Has a Malignant Biliary Obstruction
Firas H. Al-Kawas, MD, FACG