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

May 4

1PM - 2PM ET

Module 6 Launch

Didactic: 
TBD
Learning objectives for this presentation:

LIFT-ECHO is taking a quick break for the month of April. Stay tuned for further information on our upcoming module, currently scheduled for May 4th!

Past Sessions

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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

Mar 2

1PM - 2PM ET

Hospitalizations in Short Bowel Syndrome Patients

Didactic: 
Tausif Siddiqui, MD, Cleveland Clinic
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Analyze the trend of increasing hospitalizations in patients with short bowel syndrome (SBS) in the United States over a decade
  2. Identify the leading causes for hospital admissions in SBS patients
  3. Summarize the financial burden of hospitalizations in SBS patients
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Tuesday

Feb 16

1PM - 2PM ET

Central Venous Cather-Related Infections in Patients on Long-Term Parenteral Nutrition

Didactic: 
Simon Lal, MBChB, FRCP, PhD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the prevalence of central venous cather-related infections (CRBSI) in 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 2

1PM - 2PM ET

Palliative HPN in the UK Before and During COVID

Didactic: 
Antje Teubner, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe HPN decision making in the palliative patient cohort in the UK
  2. Explain the practice of remote discharge examples in the UK
  3. Summarize palliative HPN management throughout the COVID pandemic
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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.