ACG 2014 Eastern Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2014 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 Directors:
Kathy P. Bull-Henry, MD, FACG
Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG

Saturday, June 7, 2014

HOT TOPICS IN LUMINAL GI: IBS AND CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE
Moderator: Kathy P. Bull-Henry, MD, FACG
7:35 am Management of IBS – What’s New?
William D. Chey, MD, FACG
7:55 am Management of C. difficile Colitis
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
DEBATES IN IBD
Mucosal Healing in IBD
8:35 am Clinical Case Presentation for Mucosal Healing Debate
Moderator: Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
8:40 am Treat Symptoms but Accept Some Mucosal Inflammation
James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE
8:55 am Maximize, Optimize, Combine Medications to Heal the Mucosa
Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD, FACG
Management of Postoperative Crohn’s Disease
9:35 am Clinical Case Presentation for Postoperative Crohn’s Disease Management
Moderator: Edward V. Loftus, Jr., MD, FACG
9:40 am Start Preventative Medicines Immediately after Surgery
Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
9:55 am Wait to Treat Until Endoscopic Evidence of Crohn’s Disease
Raymond K. Cross, Jr., MD, MS
LIVER
Moderator: James H. Lewis, MD, FACG
11:00 am Management of Hepatitis C: What’s Old, What’s New and What’s Best?
James H. Lewis, MD, FACG
11:20 am Management of the Coinfected HIV/HCV Patient
Hugo E. Vargas, MD, FACG
11:40 am Management of Complications of NASH: When to Biopsy? How to Treat?
Alison B. Jazwinski, MD, MHS
2:00 pm-6:00 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Moderator: James H. Lewis, MD, FACG
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG
Endoscopic Hemostasis Techniques in GI Bleeding
Kathy P. Bull-Henry, MD, FACG
IBD: What to Do When an Infection or Malignancy Develops in the Setting of an Immunomodulator or Biologic
Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
Management of Achalasia
Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FACG

Sunday, June 8, 2014

DEBATES
Esophagus – Barrett’s Esophagus
8:00 am Case Presentation of Barrett’s Esophagus
Moderator: Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FACG
8:05 am Ablate Everything, Don’t Bother with Anything Else
Kevin M. McGrath, MD
8:20 am Ablation Should Be the Last Resort
Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG
Esophagus – GERD
9:00 am Case Presentation of GERD Refractory to PPI
Moderator: Kevin M. McGrath, MD
9:05 am Wrap It and Call It a Day
Blair A. Jobe, MD
9:20 am Hold the Wrap, There’s So Much More That Can Be Done
Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FACG
Celiac Sprue
10:20 am Case Presentation of a Patient with Celiac Sprue and Ongoing Symptoms/Abnormal Biopsies
Moderator: Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
10:25 am Diet Is the Answer, Don’t Give Up
Peter H. R. Green, MD, FACG
10:40 am Diet Isn’t Working, We Need to Do Something Else
Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG
ENDOSCOPY
Moderator: Kathy P. Bull-Henry, MD, FACG
11:20 am Pancreatic Cysts: What Is Benign versus Not-so-benign
Asif Khalid, MD, FACG
11:40 am Approach to the Biliary Stricture
Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD