Session Schedule

Three video-conferencing sessions a month

First, second and third Tuesdays of the month

1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern Time

Virtual TeleECHO clinics will be available to anyone who is interested in participating. These sessions are fully HIPAA-compliant and support by widely available basic teleconferencing technology. There are no prerequisites to join.

Please register to participate in LIFT-ECHO sessions.

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Tuesday

Jan 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Transplant: Where Did We Start, How Did We Get Here?

Didactic: 
Alan Langnas, MD, Nebraska Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the history of intestinal transplantation
  2. Describe different types of intestinal transplantation and techniques used
  3. Describe the current status of intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Feb 1

1PM - 2PM ET

Challenges and Innovation in Chronic Intestinal Failure Management: the Iranian Experience

Didactic: 
Hamed Nikopour, MD Shiraz University, Tehran
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the challenges of managing CIF in emerging geographies
  2. Challenge conventional paradigms in CIF care
  3. Describe outcomes for CIF care in the Iranian context

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Tuesday

Jan 11

1PM - 2PM ET

Feeding Disorders in Children with Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Abha Kaistha, MD, New York University
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of feeding disorders in children with short bowel syndrome (SBS)
  2. Understand the approach to preventing feeding disorders in pediatric SBS
  3. Report the best outcomes for feeding disorder prevention in pediatric SBS
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Tuesday

Jan 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Surgery for Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Deb Sudan, MD, Duke University Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the role for surgery in IF patients
  2. Describe the choice of surgical procedures for treatment of CIF
  3. Describe surgical and nutritional outcomes for CIF
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Tuesday

Dec 21

1PM - 2PM ET

Bone Health in Intestinal Rehabilitation

Didactic: 
Philip Allan, MD, Oxford, UK
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the occurrence of osteopenia/osteoporosis in CIF pre and post-intestinal transplant
  2. Describe evaluation of bone health in CIF
  3. Determine best approaches to managing bone health in CIF
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Tuesday

Dec 7

1PM - 2PM ET

Best Practices in Managing Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)

Didactic: 
John Dibaise, MD, Mayo Clinic, Arizona
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize best practices in managing SBS
  2. Describe approaches to understanding prognosis and goals of care in SBS
  3. Discuss approaches to monitoring and preventing complications in SBS
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Tuesday

Nov 16

1PM - 2PM ET

Mistakes to Avoid in Managing Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Simon Gabe, MD, St Mark’s Hospital, Middlesex, UK
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of medical management of CIF
  2. Discuss the common complications in CIF
  3. Describe the common pitfalls in managing CIF
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Tuesday

Nov 9

1PM - 2PM ET

Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Transplant

Didactic: 
Stephanie So, Physiotherapist, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe neurodevelopment outcomes in children with intestinal failure
  2. Describe neurodevelopmental outcomes post-intestinal transplant in children
  3. Describe neurodevelopmental interventions that may improve outcomes in children with intestinal failure
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Tuesday

Nov 2

1PM - 2PM ET

Phenotypic Differences in Intestinal Failure Based on Differences in Gastrointestinal Anatomy

Didactic: 
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD, University of Illinois, Chicago
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the anatomic classification for short bowel syndrome
  2. Describe phenotypic characteristics of the different anatomic subgroups
  3. Identify different approaches to management based on GI anatomy
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Tuesday

Oct 19

1PM - 2PM ET

Individualizing Care in Intestinal Failure: Teduglutide and Transplant

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand use of teduglutide in short bowel syndrome-related intestinal failure
  2. Understand differential responses to teduglutide based on GI anatomy
  3. Understand current indications and outcomes for intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Oct 12

1PM - 2PM ET

Management of Central Venous Access in Children with Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Danielle Wendel, MD, Seattle Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the process for managing central venous access (CVA) in children with IF
  2. Describe the need for monitoring CVA in children with IF
  3. Discuss the specific monitoring required to prevent infections at the access site
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Tuesday

Aug 31

1PM - 2PM ET

**SPECIAL SESSION** COVID-19 and the Pediatric Intestinal Failure and Transplant Patient

Didactic: 
Mercedes Martinez, MD, Columbia University Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the incidence of COVID-19 infection in pediatric IF and transplant patients
  2. Understand treatment strategies for COVID-19 in pediatric IF and transplant patients
  3. Report outcomes of COVID-19 in pediatric IF and intestinal transplant patients
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Tuesday

Aug 17

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Transplant: Current Status, Outcomes and Evolving Indications

Didactic: 
Richard Mangus, MD, PhD, Indiana University Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the current indications for intestinal transplantation
  2. Describe current outcomes of intestinal transplantation
  3. Describe potential evolving indications in intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Aug 10

1PM - 2PM ET

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Shweta Namjoshi, MD, MPH, Stanford Children's Health
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the prevalence of SIBO in pediatric IF
  2. Understand the diagnosis of SIBO in pediatric IF
  3. Understand strategies to manage SIBO in pediatric IF
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Tuesday

Aug 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Differential Response to GLP-2: Lessons from Post-hoc Analyses

Didactic: 
Palle Jeppesen, MD, PhD, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the outcomes for GLP-2 in SBS-IF
  2. Relate outcomes for GLP-2 in SBS-IF to anatomic phenotypes of SBS
  3. Suggest differential algorithms for PN weaning in SBS-IF with GLP-2