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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SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Aug 9

1PM - 2PM ET

Host Microbiota Interactions in Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Nikhil Pai, MD, McMaster Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe host microbiota interactions in SBS
  2. Summarize the microbiota in SBS
  3. Identify current areas of research
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Tuesday

Sep 6

1PM - 2PM ET

Definitions, Classification and Prognosis of Intestinal Failure (IF)

Didactic: 
Don Kirby, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Define chronic intestinal failure (CIF)
  2. Describe approaches to classify IF (acute, subacute, chronic) and short bowel syndrome (Group 1, Group 2, Group 3)
  3. Relate classification to prognosis of IF
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Tuesday

Sep 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Home Parenteral Nutrition 101: Who, What, When, How

Didactic: 
Vanessa Kumpf, PharmD, Vanderbilt Medical Center
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. List the indications for parenteral nutrition (PN)
  2. Describe the fundamentals of initiating PN
  3. Summarize the principles of transitioning PN to the home
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Tuesday

Oct 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Choice of Diet in Intestinal Failure (IF)

Didactic: 
Maria Karimabakas, RD, OPTUM Home Infusion
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe principles of dietary management in IF
  2. Summarize the relationship of intestinal anatomy to choice of diet
  3. Monitor diet progress and adaptation
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Tuesday

Oct 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Medical Management of Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Dejan Micic, MD, University of Chicago
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of medical management of CIF
  2. Discuss the complications in patients with CIF
  3. Outline long-term monitoring of patients with CIF
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Tuesday

Nov 1

1PM - 2PM ET

Role of Teduglutide in Managing Chronic Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Palle Jeppesen, MD, PhD, Copenhagen, Denmark
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the physiology of GLP-2 in SBS-IF
  2. Describe results of the STEPS Trial for teduglutide use
  3. Discuss differential responses to GLP2 based on intestinal anatomy
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Tuesday

Nov 15

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Transplantation: Current Status and Outcomes

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize principles of intestinal transplantation
  2. Identify different types and techniques of intestinal transplantation
  3. Describe surveillance in intestinal transplantation
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Tuesday

Dec 6

1PM - 2PM ET

Best Practices in Managing Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
John Dibaise MD, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand importance of anatomy in managing short bowel syndrome
  2. Summarize principles of medical and surgical management
  3. Describe advanced therapies including teduglutide and transplantation
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Tuesday

Dec 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Mistakes to Avoid in Managing Chronic Intestinal Failure (CIF)

Didactic: 
Simon Gabe, St Mark’s Hospital, London
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the common pitfalls in managing CIF
  2. Describe the principles in managing CIF
  3. Summarize outcomes for CIF

Past Sessions

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Aug 9

1PM - 2PM ET

Host Microbiota Interactions in Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Nikhil Pai, MD, McMaster Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe host microbiota interactions in SBS
  2. Summarize the microbiota in SBS
  3. Identify current areas of research
SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

Jul 12

1PM - 2PM ET

Anastomotic Ulcerations and Treatment

Didactic: 
Lindsey Gumer, MD, Children's Hospital Colorado
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe anastomotic ulcerations for children with SBS
  2. Summarize anastomotic ulcerations treatment options
  3. Summarize factors that contribute to anastomotic ulcerations
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Tuesday

Jun 21

1PM - 2PM ET

Late Graft Function, Timing and Outcomes of Intestinal Re-transplantation

Didactic: 
George Mazariegos, MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the challenges of late graft function and intestinal re-transplantation
  2. Understand the approach and timing of intestinal re-transplantation
  3. Describe outcomes for late graft function and intestinal re-transplantation
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Tuesday

Jun 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Post-operative Feeding Guidelines for Infants with Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Darla Shores, MD, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Medicine
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize factors that promote intestinal adaptation
  2. Appraise the value of a systematic approach to feeding
  3. Recognize strategies to optimize enteral feeding tolerance
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Tuesday

May 10

1PM - 2PM ET

Five Years Nutrition and Clinical Outcomes of First Florida Intestinal Rehabilitation Support and Treatment Program for Children

Didactic: 
Deborah Duro, MD, and Zaid Sheikh, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Define intestinal failure and sicuss the goals of intestinal rehabilitation
  2. Decribe the nutritional outcomes of children undergoing intestinal rehabilitation in our program
  3. Discuss data on the patients who achieve enteral autonomy
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Tuesday

Apr 12

1PM - 2PM ET

Role of Surgery in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
David Mercer, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand surgical approach to children with chronic intestinal failure (CIF)
  2. Understand indications for STEP Enteroplasty
  3. Understand outcomes for STEP Enteroplasty
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Tuesday

Mar 8

1PM - 2PM ET

Keeping it Relevant: From Babies to Neonatal Piglets with Intestinal Failure and Back Again

Didactic: 
Justine Turner, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe how our laboratory developed a unique model of short bowel syndrome with intestinal failure
  2. Consider the role of pre-clinical models
  3. Consider how our patient problems should inform such translational research