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

Feb 2

1PM - 2PM ET

Catheter-related Bloodstream Infections in Chronic IF

Didactic: 
Simon Lal, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSIin chronic intestinal failure (CIF)
  2. Describe approaches to reducing incidence of CRBSI in CIF
  3. Discuss management of CRBSI in CIF
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Tuesday

Feb 9

1PM - 2PM ET

Current Status of Pediatric Intestinal Transplantation

Didactic: 
George Mazariegos, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the current role for intestinal transplantation in children
  2. Describe types of intestinal transplant procedures in children
  3. Discuss the outcomes of pediatric intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Feb 16

1PM - 2PM ET

Mistakes to Avoid in Managing Chronic IF

Didactic: 
Simon Gabe, MD, St. Mark’s Hospital, London, UK
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the common pitfalls in managing chronic intestinal failure (CIF)
  2. Describe the principles in managing CIF
  3. Summarize outcomes for CIF
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Tuesday

Mar 2

1PM - 2PM ET

Is SBS-IF Preventable in Crohn's Disease?

Didactic: 
Jean Fred Colombel, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of SBS-IF in Crohn's disease
  2. Describe the approach to preventing SBS in Crohn's Disease
  3. Develop a plan to manage medically refractory Crohn's disease leading to SBS
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Tuesday

Mar 9

1PM - 2PM ET

Pediatric Intestinal Failure: The Long View

Didactic: 
Simon Horslen, MD, FRCP, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the evolution of intestinal rehabilitation
  2. Describe current outcomes for intestinal failure
  3. Describe anticipated developments in pediatric intestinal failure

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Tuesday

Jan 19

1PM - 2PM ET

Medical Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Tim Vanuytsel, MD, PhD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the medical management of intestinal failure
  2. Discuss the position of growth factor use in SBS-IF
  3. Outline outcomes of intestinal failure
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Tuesday

Jan 12

1PM - 2PM ET

Current Status of Growth Factor Use in Children

Didactic: 
Beth Carter, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize overall outcomes in children with GLP-2
  2. Outline the approach to use of GLp-2 analogs in children with SBS-IF
  3. Discuss real-world experience with GLP-2 use in pediatric patients with SBS-IF
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Tuesday

Jan 5

1PM - 2PM ET

Inequities in SBS Care in Europe

Didactic: 
Stephane Schneider, MD, PhD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the management of SBS care in Europe
  2. Describe differences in  SBS care in different geographies
  3. Understand approaches to developing IF expertise across Europe
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Tuesday

Dec 15

1PM - 2PM ET

Surgical Approach to Inoperable Desmoid Tumors Including Transplantation

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Clinical and anatomic impact of inoperable desmoid tumors at the root of the mesentery
  2. Surgical approach to inoperable desmoid tumors
  3. Role of intestinal transplantation for desmoid tumors
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Tuesday

Dec 8

1PM - 2PM ET

Revisiting Indications for Pediatric Intestinal Transplant

Didactic: 
Yaron Avitzur, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand current indications for pediatric intestinal transplantation
  2. Understand current outcomes for different types of intestinal transplan
  3. Determine limitations of current intestinal transplant indications.
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Tuesday

Nov 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Clinical Significance of Pathological Small Bowel Dilatation

Didactic: 
Mikko Pakarinen, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify and validate the measurement of small bowel caliber in short bowel syndrome (SBS)
  2. Compare and contrast the relationship between bowel dilatation and parenteral nutrition complications
  3. Summarize the relationship between bowel dilatation and enteral autonomy.
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Tuesday

Oct 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Management of Adult Patients with Severe Chronic Small Intestinal Dysmotility

Didactic: 
Jeremy Nightingale, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Define the spectrum of functional disorders leading to intestinal failure (IF)
  2. Explain the diagnosis of pseudo-obstruction
  3. Develop a plan to manage  management of functional IF
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Tuesday

Oct 13

1PM - 2PM ET

Diagnosis and Management of Pseudoobstruction and Functional Intestinal Failure in Children

Didactic: 
Nikhil Thapar, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Evaluate the spectrum of functional disorders leading to IF in children

  2. Define the diagnosis of pseudo-obstruction in children

  3. Develop a plan to manage functional IF in children

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Tuesday

Oct 6

1PM - 2PM ET

Overview of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Relate type of intestinal failure to prognosis
  2. Understand central-venous catheter related infection
  3. Understand IFALD
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Tuesday

Sep 15

1PM - 2PM ET

Establishing a National Intestinal Failure Service: Lessons from New Zealand

Didactic: 
Helen Evans, MD and Amin Roberts, MD (Hosts of CIRTA 2021)
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the evolution of a new national intestinal failure service
  2. Describe the  steps in establishing a national intestinal failure service
  3. Summarize early outcomes for a new national intestinal failure service
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Tuesday

Sep 8

1PM - 2PM ET

Enteral Autonomy and Survival in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Biren Modi, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the current survival rate in pediatric IF
  2. Predict the likelihood of enteral autonomy in pediatric IF
  3. Discuss the impact of enteral autonomy in pediatric IF
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Tuesday

Sep 1

1PM - 2PM ET

Role of the Interventional Radiologist in Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Rahul Patel, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the radiological evaluation of loss of venous access
  2. Describe percutaneous techniques to regain central venous access
  3. Discuss role of percutaneous intervention in avoiding multivisceral transplant for complicated porto-mesenteric venous thrombosis
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Tuesday

Aug 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Experience with the Acute Intestinal Stroke Unit in Paris

Didactic: 
Olivier Corcos, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the evolution of acute mesenteric ischemia
  2. Plan the appropriate multi-disciplinary management of acute mesenteric ischemia
  3. Outline outcomes of multi-disciplinary management of acute mesenteric ischemia
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Tuesday

Aug 11

1PM - 2PM ET

Predicting Enteral Autonomy in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Paul Wales, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize overall outcomes in children with intestinal failure
  2. Outline the likelihood of enteral autonomy in children with IF
  3. Predict the potential for enteral autonomy in pediatric patients with IF
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Tuesday

Aug 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Failure: Lessons from Latin America (Part 2)

Didactic: 
Gabriel Gondolesi, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the development of intestinal transplants in Argentina
  2. Describe outcomes of ITX in under-resourced geographies
  3. Understand approaches to developing IF expertise in emerging geographies