||Optional Breakfast Sessions - Choose from 3
(You must register and pay separately for breakfast sessions during the registration process.)
Breakfast M: FMT
- How to Introduce FMT Into Your Practice – Formulation, Administration, and Regulation
Explain the how to’s involved in setting up FMT in a GI practice.
- The Science Behind the Stool
Identify clinically relevant information for the practicing gastroenterologist regarding how FMT works, potential side effects, precautions, and how this applies to managing patients.
- Current and Future Indications for FMT
Discuss current and speculate future uses of FMT.
Breakfast N: Reproduction in IBD: From Conception to Postpartum
- Fertility and Conception: It Takes Two!
Discuss common fertility and preconception concerns for men and women with IBD.
- Pregnancy: The Three Trimesters
Describe the management of IBD during pregnancy and delivery.
- Postpartum: The Fourth Trimester
Outline challenges of IBD treatment in the postpartum period, including lactation, resumption of therapy, and infant vaccinations.
Breakfast O: Fundamentals of Quality Liver Care
- Updates in Viral Hepatitis
Distinguish between the different viral hepatitides and identify the best management options.
- Preop Management of Patients With Liver Disease
Describe best practices for preoperative management of patients with liver disease.
- Noninvasive Evaluation of Fibrosis
Compare the latest options on noninvasive evaluation of hepatic fibrosis and understand how to choose the between the options.
||Annual Scientific Meeting
||Simultaneous Plenary Session 4 - Choose from 2
Plenary Session 4A
Plenary Session 4B
||David Y. Graham Lecture
Introduced by: Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, ACG President
||Simultaneous Symposia Session 5 - Choose from 2
Symposium 5A: Common Scenarios in Crohn’s Disease: What Should I Do?
- Post-Operative Recurrence
Describe monitoring and medical treatment of Crohn’s disease after surgical resection.
- Small Bowel Crohn’s
Discuss the available tests for diagnosis and treatment of small bowel Crohn’s using CT, MR, capsule, and balloon enteroscopy.
- Management of Perianal Disease
Explain traditional and experimental treatments used in management of perianal Crohn’s disease.
Symposium 5B: Updates in Liver Transplantation and HCC for the Busy Gastroenterologist
- Liver Transplantation
Recognize patients in need of liver transplant evaluation.
- Outpatient Management of OLT Patients
Understand the long-term follow-up for patients who have undergone liver transplantation to promote quality care.
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma Primer
Identify patients with HCC and those who would benefit from medical therapy or liver transplantation.
||Annual Scientific Meeting Adjourns