ACG 2015 Western Regional Postgraduate Course

The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to make available downloadable versions of speaker slides from the 2015 Western Regional Postgraduate Course in Las Vegas, Nevada. Final presentations provided by faculty at the course are posted below. To access presentation slides, please click on the session title or speaker below.

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Course Directors:
Uma Mahadevan, MD, FACG
Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACG

Friday, January 23, 2015

SESSION I: THE ENDOSCOPIST’S LAMENT
5:05 pm The Endoscopic Incidentaloma: What to Tell Your Patient With Unexpected Endoscopic Findings: Gastric IM, Silent Ileitis, Carcinoid
David A. Greenwald, MD, FACG
5:50 pm What to Do With Pancreatic Cysts?
Kenneth J. Chang, MD, FACG

Saturday, January 24, 2015

SESSION II: FOREGUT
7:20 am Upper GI Bleeding – Endoscopic and Medical Therapy: What’s New
V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, FACG
7:40 am Occult and Overt GI Bleeding: Small Bowel Imaging
Lauren B. Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG
8:00 am The Refractory GERD Patient
Marcelo F. Vela, MD, FACG
8:20 am Recognizing Eating Disorders in the Patient With Gastrointestinal Symptoms
Sarah Sheibani, MD
SESSION III: HINDGUT
9:05 am Spectrum of Diverticular Disease
Lisa L. Strate, MD, FACG
9:25 am IBD: Medical Therapy Updates
Uma Mahadevan, MD, FACG
9:45 am IBD: Adverse Events of Medical Therapy
Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG
10:05 am IBD: Dysplasia Surveillance and Management
Fernando S. Velayos, MD
SESSION IV: THE GI INPATIENT
11:00 am 50-year-old Referred for Colon Cancer Screening
Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG
11:20 am Emergent ERCP: Acute Cholangitis
Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG
11:40 am Acute Pancreatitis
Timothy B. Gardner, MD, MS, FACG
12:00 noon Alcoholic Hepatitis
Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG
12:30 pm LUNCHEON:
Quality Measurement in GI 2015: PQRS/QCDR/VBPM/GIQuIC
Making $ense of All the Letters

Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG
1:45 pm-5:15 pm

HOT DEBATES IN GI
1:45 pm DEBATE: H. pylori
The Only Good H. pylori Is a Dead H. pylori: Uniform Eradication? Should Post-treatment Testing Be Standard of Care?
Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FACG
Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACG

Routine Post-Eradication Testing is NOT Recommended
Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FACG

3:05 pm DEBATE: Barrett’s Esophagus
Who to Screen? Who to Ablate?
V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, FACG
Marcelo F. Vela, MD, FACG
4:05 pm DEBATE: IBD
Moderate to Severe UC Biologics from Diagnosis? Should Mucosal Healing Be the Endpoint of Therapy?
Fernando S. Velayos, MD
Miguel D. Regueiro, MD, FACG

Sunday, January 25, 2015

7:30 am President’s Talk on ACG Guideline Review
Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG
SESSION V: MONDAY MORNING OFFICE HOURS
8:00 am Elderly Man With Chronic Constipation
Linda Anh B. Nguyen, MD
8:20 am Business Executive With Chronic Diarrhea
Lawrence R. Schiller, MD, FACG
8:40 am 35-year-old Woman With Complaints After Bariatric Surgery
Michael C. Larsen, MD
9:15 am Middle-aged Woman With a Focal Liver Lesion on Imaging
Bilal Hameed, MD
9:35 am Management of C. difficile: Acute and Recurrent
Neil H. Stollman, MD, FACG
9:55 am The 25-year-old Yoga Instructor With Diarrhea and Fear of Gluten
Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FACG
11:00 am Managing Anticoagulants During Procedures
Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FACG
11:20 am Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Common GI Complaints
Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG
11:40 am Irritable Bowel Syndrome and SIBO
Lin Chang, MD, FACG