Session Schedule

Video-conferencing sessions twice a month

First and third Tuesday of every 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

Dec 17

1PM - 2PM ET

Psychosocial Challenges in IF and Transplant

Didactic: 
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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Tuesday

Jan 7

1PM - 2PM ET

Probiotics and Intestinal Adaptation

Didactic: 
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the interplay of probiotics and intestinal adaptation
  2. Summarize the role of short chain fatty acids and diet in intestinal adaptation
  3. Identify current areas of research in intestinal adaptation
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Tuesday

Jan 21

1PM - 2PM ET

French National Experience with Teduglutide: Lessons Learned

Didactic: 
Francisca Joly, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  2. Identify contraindications to use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  3. Analyze current real-world experience with use of growth factor therapy in SBS/IF
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Tuesday

Feb 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Growth Factors Beyond Teduglutide

Didactic: 
Palle Jeppesen, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the principles of growth factor therapy in intestinal adaptation using teduglutide as the prototype growth factor
  2. Summarize results of recent Phase 2 trials with long-acting growth factors in intestinal failure
  3. Explain the future landscape for growth factor therapy in intestinal failure
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Tuesday

Feb 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Current Status of Intestinal Transplant

Didactic: 
Kishore Iyer , MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Determine the current and expanding indications for intestinal transplantation for SBS/IF
  2. Describe the  choice of allograft organs in intestinal transplant
  3. Summarize outcomes for intestinal transplantation in the modern era

Past Sessions

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Tuesday

Dec 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Central Venous Access Issues in the Long Term PN Patient

Didactic: 
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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Tuesday

Nov 19

1PM - 2PM ET

Diagnosing and Managing Intestinal Failure Associated Liver Disease (IFALD)

Didactic: 
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
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Tuesday

Nov 5

1PM - 2PM ET

The Value of Patient Education and Support in Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
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
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Tuesday

Sep 3

1PM - 2PM ET

Indications and Outcomes for Intestinal Transplant

Didactic: 
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
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Tuesday

Aug 20

1PM - 2PM ET

Surgery for Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Antonino Morabito, MD, FRCS
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe conventional surgical principles in preventing/managing short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Summarize specialized surgical procedures in SBS/IF
  • Evaluate outcomes for intestinal lengthening procedures
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Tuesday

Aug 6

1PM - 2PM ET

New Growth Factors in Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Lauren Schwartz, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  • Identify contraindications to use of growth factors in SBS/IF
  • Summarize the results of growth factor therapy in SBS/IF
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Tuesday

Jul 16

1PM - 2PM ET

Medical Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Kelly Tappenden, PhD, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the role of medical management of short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Identify when to use anti-diarrheals in SBS/IF
  • Determine the appropriateness of using growth factor therapy in overall medical management of SBS/IF
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Tuesday

Jul 2

1PM - 2PM ET

No Session Scheduled

Didactic: 
NA
Learning objectives for this presentation:

There is no meeting scheduled due to CIRTA 2019 in Paris and the upcoming July 4th Independence Day. 

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Tuesday

Jun 18

1PM - 2PM ET

Nutritional Management of Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Maria Karimbakas, RD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  • Describe the diet principles that have been successful in the management of short bowel syndrome/intestinal failure (SBS/IF)
  • Determine when to utilize oral rehydration solutions in SBS/IF
  • Evaluate the outcomes of dietary management in overall care of SBS/IF