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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 3

1PM - 2PM ET

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

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The Value of Patient Education and Support in Intestinal Failure

Joan Bishop, Oley Foundation
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify community resources available for patient support and education for patients with intestinal failure
  2. Enumerate the benefits to patients of association with a patient support group
  3. Identify opportunities for peer-to - peer support for patients in the community

Indications and Outcomes for Intestinal Transplant

Jang Moon, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Determine the current and expanding indications for intestinal transplantation for short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Describe the choice of allograft organs in intestinal transplant
  • Summarize outcomes for intestinal transplantation