Best of Digestive Disease Week

June 19

Pickens Biomedical Building Auditorium

Who should attend?


This course is designed for gastroenterologists, hepatologists, gastrointestinal surgeons, and other health care providers who are interested in the care of patients with gastrointestinal and liver diseases.

Topics include:

  • Treatment for esophageal disorders
  • Gastric/duodenal ulcer disease, upper gastrointestinal disorders, gastrointestinal bleeding, and small bowel diseases
  • Hepatitis B and C, chronic liver disease, portal hypertension, HCC
  • New imaging and molecular techniques for colon cancer screening
  • GI cancer
  • New findings in advanced endoscopy (ERCP, EUS, double balloon enteroscopy, capsule endoscopy, stenting and others)
  • Advances in surgery
  • Novel endoscopic techniques
  • Advances in GI pathology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease

Credit: 5.25 AMA/PRA Category 1

The purpose of this course is to review in a focused manner the most important developments presented at Digestive Disease Week. By parti­cipating in this course, physicians will not only remain abreast of the latest develop­ments in the field, but also improve their diagnostic and therapeutic skills. The format of this symposium will be a series of lectures given by experts in the field on a variety of topics, presented in a balanced, unbiased manner. There will also be specific time designated for questions from the audience.

For a complete list of upcoming courses, visit the Office of Continuing Medical Education Web page or call 214-648-3138

May 2010

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