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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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Dec 17

1PM - 2PM ET

Psychosocial Challenges in IF and Transplant

Mary Brosnan, LCSW
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify the psycho-social determinants of outcome in patients with intestinal failure
  2. Describe the support mechanisms required for patients with IF
  3. Summarize the need for psycho-social support in overall care of patients with short bowel syndrome and/or IF

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Central Venous Access Issues in the Long Term PN Patient

Donald Kirby, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of managing central venous access in patients on long term PN
  2. Evaluate catheter-related complications in patients receiving  long term PN
  3. Manage catheter-related, PN complications

Diagnosing and Managing Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease (IFALD)

Alan Buchman, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the syndrome of liver dysfunction in patients with intestinal failure on PN
  2. List steps utilized in the diagnosis of IFALD
  3. Summarize the principles of managing IFALD and recent developments