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.

Past Sessions

SAVE THE DATE

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
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Tuesday

Jul 21

1PM - 2PM ET

Managing Type 2 Intestinal Failure: the SNAP approach

Didactic: 
Simon Lal, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Describe the pathogenesis of Type 2 IF
  2. Select management priorities for Type 2 IF, using the SNAP approach
  3. Summarize the outcomes for type 2 IF
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Tuesday

Jul 14

1PM - 2PM ET

State of Pediatric Intestinal Failure in 2020

Didactic: 
Valeria Cohran, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Explain the evolution of pediatric intestinal rehabilitation
  2. Identify current treatments for pediatric intestinal failure (IF)
  3. Discuss current outcomes for pediatric IF
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Tuesday

Jun 16

1PM - 2PM ET

Intestinal Failure: Lessons from Latin America

Didactic: 
Gabriel Gondolesi, MD
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Understand the prevelance of SBS/IF treatments in South America
  2. Describe outcomes of IF in under-resourced geographies 
  3. Understand approaches to developing IF expertise in emerging geographies 
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Tuesday

Jun 2

1PM - 2PM ET

Quality of Life in Home Parenteral Nutrition and Short Bowel Syndrome

Didactic: 
Marion Winkler, RD, PhD, FASPEN
Learning objectives for this presentation:
  1. Evaluate quality of life (QoL) in intestinal failure and HPN patients
  2. Use qualitative approaches to study QoL of intestinal failure patients
  3. Summarize outcomes for current QoL studies in IF