Chad Barnes, MD
General Surgery Resident, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Chad Barnes, MD
Obese patients need a multidisciplinary team to help them achieve a healthy weight, and no one is better suited to lead the team than a gastroenterologist.
DDW® attendees can brush up on the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of IBD during Monday’s ASGE Clinical Symposium Advances in the Detection and Management of IBD.
An SSAT Panel Session on Monday will feature expert perspectives on several areas of uncertainty in the medical profession. The session, Health Policy in the United States: The View from Different Angles, is sponsored by the SSAT Public Policy & Advocacy Committee and the Health Care & Quality Outcomes Committee.
The ASGE International Program continues Tuesday with concurrent joint sessions organized in collaboration with the Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India (SGEI) and the Sociedade Brasileira de Endoscopia Digestiva (SOBED).
Can viral hepatitis be eliminated? That’s the key question to be addressed Monday at the annual AGA Emmet B. Keeffe Symposium, Prevention of Viral Hepatitis Through Vaccination: Done or Just Getting Started?
Four expert endoscopists will discuss some of the unique challenges and important considerations when treating patients with complex conditions during Monday’s ASGE Clinical Symposium Special Situations in Endoscopy.
Siddharth Singh, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California, San Diego
During Tuesday’s ASGE Clinical Symposium Imaging: The Next Generation of Optical Diagnostics, four members of the Optical Society of America (OSA) will update attendees on recent advances in optical diagnostics.
Gastroenterologists treating patients with celiac disease face a difficult choice when deciding whether to biopsy. New European guidelines for pediatric patients suggest that serum markers and genetics are sufficient to confirm a diagnosis in many patients. U.S. guidelines still generally call for a biopsy to confirm the diagnosis.