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.

Past Sessions

SAVE THE DATE

Tuesday

May 9

1PM - 2PM ET

The Utility of Tissue Sampling in Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-Obstruction

Didactic: 
Raj Kapur, MD, PhD, Seattle Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:

TBD

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Tuesday

Apr 11

1PM - 2PM ET

Lock Therapy for Central Venous Catheters in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Zev Minkoff, MD, Valley Children's Health
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Review the available options for lock therapy for central venous catheters
  2. Review the available data and experience with sodium bicarbonate locks for central venous catheters
  3. Discuss a potential multicenter trial to assess the safety and efficacy of sodium bicarbonate locks for central venous catheters in pediatric intestinal failure patients
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Tuesday

Mar 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Routine Antibiotic Use in Pediatric IF - Yes or No?

Didactic: 
David Galloway, MD, Children's of Alabama
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the impact of the microbiome in the outcomes of children with intestinal failure.
  2. Discuss current practices in the use of antibiotics in short bowel syndrome
  3. Summarize the role of antibiotics in the management of intestinal failure
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Tuesday

Feb 14

1PM - 2PM ET

Managing Trace Elements in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Timothy Sentongo, MD, UChicago Medicine
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Summarize the role of minerals in growth and development of children
  2. Discuss the factors contributing to nutrient deficiencies in children with intestinal failure.
  3. Summarize monitoring and treatment recommendations for managing trace elements in pediatric intestinal failure. 
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Tuesday

Jan 10

1PM - 2PM ET

Iron Deficiency in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Surabh Talathi, MD, Oklahoma Children's Hospital
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify factors leading to iron deficiency in children with intestinal failure.
  2. Describe caregiver perspectives regarding anemia treatment in pediatric IF.
  3. Discuss strategies to treat iron deficiency
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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
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Tuesday

Dec 13

1PM - 2PM ET

Formula Choice in Pediatric Intestinal Failure

Didactic: 
Catherine Larson-Nath, MD, University of Minnesota
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Identify factors to consider in formula choice for children with intestinal failure. 
  2. Review nutritional qualities of currently available formulas.
  3. Summarize strategies to optimize enteral nutrition. 
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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