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The Learn Intestinal Failure TeleECHO Clinic (LIFT-ECHO)—launched by Kishore Iyer, at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York—is an online community of medical professionals dedicated to supporting the treatment and management of intestinal failure patients.

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June 21, 2019
We are developing two additional intestinal failure ECHO projects: a Pediatric LIFT-ECHO, and a Masterclass LIFT-ECHO. Each will be held once a month, on the weeks in between LIFT-ECHO.
June 19, 2019
As of June 18th, LIFT-ECHO has held a total of four clinics, which means we are officially halfway through our first 8-session module! So far, the enthusiasm we’ve received from our spokes has far exceeded our expectations.

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Aug 6

1PM - 2PM ET

New Growth Factors in Management of Intestinal Failure

Lauren Schwartz, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  • Identify contraindications to use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  • Summarize the results of growth factor therapy in SBS/IF

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Nutritional Management of Intestinal Failure

Maria Karimbakas, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the diet principles that have been successful in the management of short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Determine when to utilize oral rehydration solutions in SBS/IF
  • Evaluate the outcomes of dietary management in overall care of SBS/IF

Clinical and Laboratory Monitoring for PN

Marion Winkler, PhD, RD, Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University, Rhode Island
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Monitor patients on long-term parenteral nutrition (PN)
  • Evaluate laboratory data of patients receiving long-term PN
  • Recognize and manage PN complications