ACG 2015 Midwest Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2015 Midwest Regional Postgraduate Course in Kansas City, MO. 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:
David H. Cort, MD, FACG
Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG

Saturday, August 22, 2015

SESSION I: UPDATE IN IBD
Moderator: David H. Cort, MD, FACG
7:45 am Difficult to Treat IBD Patients
David T. Rubin, MD, FACG
8:05 am Risks of Long-Term Use of IBD Drugs
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG
8:25 am IBD and Pregnancy: Use of Immunomodulators and Biologics
Russell D. Cohen, MD, FACG
SESSION II: ESOPHAGEAL DISORDERS
Moderator: Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG
9:00 am Difficult-to-Manage GERD Patients: Surgery or Endoscopic Treatment?
Srinadh Komanduri, MD
9:20 am Eosinophilic Esophagitis
V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, FACG
9:40 am Barrett’s Esophagus: Update 2015
Lauren B. Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG
SESSION III: FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDERS
Moderator: Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc(Epi), FACG
10:45 am Functional Dyspepsia
Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc(Epi), FACG
11:05 am What’s New in IBS
Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
11:25 am Chronic Constipation
Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG
SESSION IV: GASTROINTESTINAL ONCOLOGY
Moderator: John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
12:45 pm Pancreatic Lesions and Cysts: How Best to Approach
Laith H. Jamil, MD
1:05 pm Indeterminate Biliary Strictures
Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG
1:25 pm EMR and ESD: How to Master These Techniques and for Which Patients
John R. Saltzman, MD, FACG
2:15 pm-5:00 pm
BREAKOUT SESSIONS
2:15 pm
to 2:45 pm
Breakout 1: Esophageal Motility Disorders
V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, FACG
3:00 pm
to 3:30 pm
Breakout 2: What’s New in Celiac Disease?
Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG
3:45 pm
to 4:15 pm
Breakout 3: Hepatitis B: Which Patients to Treat
Marc J. Bernstein, MD and Brent A. Tetri, MD, FACG
4:30 pm
to 5:00 pm
Breakout 4: When to Consider Surgery in IBD Patients
Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG

Sunday, August 23, 2015

SESSION V: COLON POLYPS AND CANCER
Moderator: Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG
8:00 am Quality Measures in Colonoscopy
David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG
8:25 am How to Perform Difficult Polypectomy
Jonathan Cohen, MD, FACG
8:50 am Screening and Surveillance Guidelines
Aasma Shaukat, MD, MPH, FACG
9:15 am Advanced Imaging in Colonoscopy
Michael B. Wallace, MD, FACG
SESSION VI: HEPATOLOGY
Moderator: Marc J. Bernstein, MD
10:30 am Oral Therapy for Hepatitis C: How to Use and Get Them for Your Patients
Marc J. Bernstein, MD
10:55 am Drug Induced Liver Disease
Brent A. Tetri, MD, FACG
11:20 am Drug Therapy for Variceal Bleeding: What Works, What Does Not
Arun J. Sanyal, MBBS, MD