Current Controversies in Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Course Logistics

General Information Instructional Team
Registration Agenda

Agenda

Saturday, February 9, 2013

7 a.m. Registration and Reception
7:55 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
- Tasneem Ahmed, D.O. and Amit Singal, M.D.
Session I: Current Controversies in Liver
8 a.m. Hepatocellular Cancer and Cirrhosis: To Screen or Not To Screen
- Amit Singal, M.D., Jorge Marrero, M.D., and Willis Maddrey, M.D.
8:30 a.m. Hepatitis C: Treat Now and How vs. Wait
- Dwain Thiele, M.D., William Lee, M.D., and Willis Maddrey, M.D.
Session II: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
9 a.m. Crohn's Disease: Treat Indefinitely vs. Stopping after Remission
- Tasneem Ahmed, D.O. and Prabhakar Swaroop, M.D.
9:30 a.m. When Guidelines Diverge from Clinical Practice
- Tasneem Ahmed, D.O. and Prabhakar Swaroop, M.D.
10 a.m. Break
Session III: Pancreas
10:20 a.m. Biliary Strictures: Plastic vs. Metal
- Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah, M.D., Deepak Agrawal, M.D., and Martin Freeman, M.D.
10:50 a.m. Pancreatic Cysts: To Sample or Not To Sample
- Jayaprakash Sreenarasimhaiah, M.D., Deepak Agrawal, M.D., and Martin Freeman, M.D.
Session IV: Colon Cancer Screening
11:20 a.m. Are Tailored Intervals Ready for Primetime?
- Gaurav Arora, M.D. and Roopa Vemulapalli, M.D.
12 p.m. Lunch (Case Presentations with Audience Response System)
Session V: Updates
1 p.m. Interventions for Necrotizing and Chronic Pancreatitis
- Martin Freeman, M.D.
1:30 p.m. Advances in Gastrointestinal Motility
- Rozina Mithani Kukreja, M.D.
2 p.m. Who, When, and How to Refer to the UT Southwestern Liver Transplantation Program
- Jorge Marrero, M.D.
2:20 p.m. Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
- Edward V. Loftus, Jr., M.D.
3 p.m. Adjourn