ACG 2013 Southern Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the ACG 2013 Southern Regional Postgraduate Course in Nashville, Tennessee. 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:
Luis S. Marsano, MD, FACG, Ronald E. Pruitt, MD, FACG, and David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG

Saturday, December 7, 2013

SESSION I: ENDOSCOPY/PANCREATICOBILIARY
Moderators: Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG and Ronald E. Pruitt, MD, FACG

7:45 am Options for Endoscopic Treatment of Barrett’s Esophagus
Patrick S. Yachimski, MD
8:05 am Endoscopic Emergencies – When to Get Out of Bed in the Middle of the Night
John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
8:25 am Enteral Stenting – State of the Art: Benign or Malignant, We Have a Stent for You
Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG
8:45 am Evaluation and Management of Cystic Lesions of the Pancreas: When to Resect, When to Follow and When to Forget
Randall E. Brand, MD, FACG
9:05 am Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: Is Placement of a PD Stent Now Standard of Care?
Glen A. Lehman, MD, FACG

SESSION II: UPPER GI/FUNCTIONAL
Moderator: Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, FACG

10:15 am Recurrent Nausea and Vomiting: Not Only, But Also Gastroparesis
Thomas L. Abell, MD
10:35 am Extra-esophageal Manifestations of GERD
Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, FACG
10:55 am Celiac Disease and Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity
Peter H. R. Green, MD, FACG

SESSION III: LOWER GI
Moderator: Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG

11:25 am Optimization of the Exam and Quality Indicators in Colonoscopy
Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG
11:45 am Diagnosis and Management of C. difficile Colitis: Immunocompetent and Immunocompromised Patients
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
12:05 pm Hereditary CRC: Practical Approach
Brandie Leach, MS, CGC
LUNCH PRESENTATION
12:45 pm Affordable Healthcare Act – Effects on Your Practice
Harry E. Sarles, Jr., MD, FACG, ACG President

BREAKOUT SESSIONS
2:00 pm to 5:45 pm

Current Management of Alcoholic Hepatitis
Craig J. McClain, MD, FACG
Management of Obesity for the Gastroenterologist: Nutrition, Drugs, and Surgery Referral
Stephen A. McClave, MD
Practical Tips for Managing IBD Patients
Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG
GI Bleeding
John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG

Sunday, December 8, 2013

SESSION IV: LIVER
Moderator: Luis S. Marsano, MD, FACG

8:00 am Current and Evolving Treatment of HCV
Paul J. Pockros, MD, FACG
8:25 am Current Treatment of HBV
Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG
8:50 am Management of the Cirrhotic Patient: Minimizing Complications
Luis S. Marsano, MD, FACG
9:15 am Management of NAFLD
Craig J. McClain, MD, FACG

SESSION V: INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE
Moderator: David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG

10:30 am Immunizations and Health Maintenance in Chronic GI Disorders
Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG
10:55 am Personalized Medicine in IBD: Where Are We in 2013?
David A. Schwartz, MD, FACG
11:20 am Severe IBD: What to Do When Anti-TNFs Don’t Work
David T. Rubin, MD, FACG