THE AMERICAN FOREGUT SOCIETY
Barrett’s Esophagus and Early Esophageal Cancer – Therapeutics
Wednesday, November 10th | 7pm ET
This is AFS’s final webinar of 2021 where we continue our discussion on Barrett’s Esophagus and Early Esophageal Cancer, focusing on Therapeutics.
- Standard endotherapy for BE: EMR (band+cap), RFA, Spray Cryotherapy, APC, MPEC & the concept of Multimodal approaches to achieve CRIM, refractory BE and Endorotor
- New resection techniques like ESD and newer ablation techniques such as Cryoballoon Ablation and Hybrid APC
Dr. Prasad Iyer — ESD and Newer Ablation Modalities
Dr. Prasad Iyer is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Esophageal Section in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Mayo Clinic. His clinical and research interests are focused on the early detection and endoscopic therapy of esophageal neoplasia and Barrett’s esophagus using biomarkers and clinical trials. He is an Associate Editor for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and has published over 200 peer reviewed manuscripts.
Dr. Vivek Kaul — Multimodal Endotherapy for Dysplastic Barrett’s & Esophageal Neoplasia
Dr Vivek Kaul is the Segal-Watson Professor of Medicine in the Gastroenterology & Hepatology Division at the University of Rochester Medical Center. His clinical, research and medical education efforts include Therapeutic Endoscopy/Endosurgery, Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound, advanced ERCP and esophageal endotherapy for Barrett’s & Esophageal Cancer. He has specific expertise in complex interventional endoscopy, especially in the patient with GI-cancer. He is a PI on several national and international trials in endoscopy, pancreatic and esophageal disease.
Dr Kaul serves on several national committees with the ASGE and the ACG and is a past Governor of the ACG for northern NY. He is chair of the ACG Innovation & Technology Committee and also chairs the EUS special interest group (SIG) for the ASGE. He is also Chair of the World Gastroenterology Organization’s Endoscopy Committee.
Barrett’s Esophagus and Early Esophageal Cancer – Diagnostics
Wednesday, October 27th | 7pm ET
- Prakash Gata (Tacoma, WA) —WATS and Seattle Protocol
- Caitlin Houghton (Los Angeles, CA) — Cytosponge/Biomarkers and Optical Imaging
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Gastroparesis Diagnostics – Andres Gottfried, David Kunkel, and Michael Camilleri
Achalasia Talk on Diagnostics – Rena Yalapati, Steve Clayton, and Dr. Kalyana Nandipati
Therapeutic Approaches to GERD Part 2 — Dr. Ken Chang, Dr. John Lipham, Dr. Jessica Reynolds
Therapeutic Approaches to GERD – Dr. Ellen Stein, Dr. Brian Smith, Dr. Magnus Halland
GERD Assessment – Dr. Krystle Lunch, Dr. Prakash Gyawali
Heller vs POEM – Dr. Santiago Horgan vs Dr. Ken Chang
The Reflux Barrier – Dr. John Lipham
Medically refractory GERD – Dr. Phil Katz
Detection of Dysplastic Barrett’s Esophagus – Dr. Mike Smith, Dr. Tripp Buckley, Dr. Dan Lister
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