Current Medical Practice

Gastroenterology & Medical therapy
  Current pharmacotherapy in the tratment of GERD (R. Tutuian) 22 min.
 
  • H2 receptor antagonists
 
  • Proton pump inhibitors
 
  • Other adjunctive therapies (prokinetics, etc.)
     
     
Endoscopy
  Thefunctional endoscopy - How to do it (I. Herrmann) Video 42 min.
 
  • The functional endoscopy for beginners
Dudal 18 min.
 
  • Findings of the lower sphincter (LES)
Dudal 8 min.
 
  • Learn to identify findings
Dudal 5 min.
 
  • Learn to identify reflux
Dudal 11 min.
     
  Thefunctional endoscopy - Reflux diseases (I. Herrmann) Video 22 min.
 
  • The eso-pharyngeal sensitivity
Dudal 7 min.
 
  • Endoscopic evaluation in children and babies
Dudal 9 min.
 
  • The therapeutic possibilities of extra-esophageal complications
Dudal 6 min.
  Thefunctional endoscopy - Dysphagia (I. Herrmann)   9 min.
 
  • Dysphagia
Dudal 9 min.
     
     
Esophageal motility
  Primer on the use of esophageal manometry and ph testing techniques (R. Tutuian, R. Tatum) 1 hour, 30 min.
 
  • Principles of measurement and equipment
 
  • Elements of manometry tracing
 
  • Normal vs. abnormal
 
  • Review of specific motility patterns (achalasia, diffuse esophageal spasm, nutcraker esophagus, ineffective esophageal motility, scleroderma esophagus, et al.)
 
  • Interpreting pH testing results
     
     
Esophageal surgery
  Surgery for achalasia (R. Tatum)   1 hour, 15 min.
 
  • Introduction/Overview (R. Tatum)
Dudal 5 min.
 
  • "The evolution of surgery for achalasia" (C. Pellegrini)
Dudal 37 min.
 
  • "Role of esophageal function tests in the pre and post treatment of achalasia) (B. Oelschlager)
Dudal 16 min.
 
  • Video: Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with Toupet Fundplication (source: UW)
Dudal 13 min.
 
  • "Does intraoperative manometry improve results of operations for achalasia?" (R. Tutuian)
Dudal 5 min.
 
  • summary and Review of Concepts (R. Tatum)
  10 min.
     
  Laparoscopic Heller extended myotomy and Nissen-Rossetti for the treatment of achalasia. (G. del Genio)    20 min.
 
  • Introduction and concepts
 
 
  • Video of procedure
 
     
  Surgery for Esophageal Cancer (C. Schumacher)   1 hour, 30 min.
 
  • Anatomical considerations
 
 
  • Surgical access
 
 
  • Techniques of rection (limited; radical)
    • Adenocarcinoma
    • Squamous cell carcinoma
    • Open approach
    • Laparoscopic and thoracoscopic approaches
    • Lymphadenectomy
 
 
  • Techniques of reconstruction
 
 
  • Management of complications
 
     
  Management of Barret's esophagus (L. Biertho)   1 hour, 10 min.
     
Esophageal Pathology
  Morphology of Barretts Mucosa: Diagnosis of Dysplasia (E. Wiley) - added in May 2010  
 
Instruction (pdf) - Exercise (pdf - 9Mb)- AnswerSheet (pdf)
 
     
Advanced & Highly Specialized Practice

Gastroenterology & Physiology
  The functional endoscopy - Reflux diseases (I. Herrmann) Video 22 min.
 
  • The ectopic gastric mucosa
Dudal
 
  • The role of saliva
Dudal 6 min.
 
  • The importance of acid-bile-saliva compound
Dudal 3 min.
 
  • The role of gas
Dudal 3 min.
 
  • The technique to analyze DGR, GER, and gas quality
Dudal 3 min.
     
  The functional endoscopy - Dysphagia (I. Herrmann) Video 40 min.
 
  • Case reports
Dudal 25 min.
 
  • Silent aspiration
Dudal 16 min.
       
       
Esophageal motility
  Newer techniques in esophageal motility and function testing (R. Tutuian, R. Tatum) 1 hour
 
  • Multichannel intraluminal impedance
5 min.
 
  • High-resolution manometry
15 min.
 
  • Impedance-pH monitoring - clinical applications
15 min.
 
  • Impedance-pH monitoring - research applications
20 min.
 
  • Bilitech monitoring
10 min.
     
  Application of Manometry to the Upper Esophageal Sphincter (J. Brasser, I. Cook) 35 min.
 
  • UES Anatomy and Function
5 min.
 
  • Clinical Manometry
10 min.
 
  • High-resolution manometry of the normal UES, with interpretation
10 min.
 
  • High-resolution manometry of the abnormal UES, with interpretation
10 min.
 
  • Is high-resolution manometry clinically useful at the UES
5 min.
     
  Pre- and postoperative evaluation of total fundoplication with combined 24 hours ph-multichannel intraluminal impedance (G. del Genio) 15 min.
     
     
Esophageal surgery
  Management of failed antireflux Surgery Video 1 hour
 
  • Introduction/Overview (R. Tatum)
Dudal 15 min.
 
  • Workup for the patient with recurrent symptoms (R. Tatum)
Dudal 5 min.
 
  • "What are the causes of failure of fundoplication?" (K. Klaus, OESO 8 Topic Forum)
Dudal 14 min.
 
  • "How can the failures and complications of fundoplication be avoided?" (R. Hinder, OESO 8 Topic Forum)
Dudal 14 min.
 
  • Techniques for Fundoplication Revision (R. Tatum/B. Oelschlager)
Dudal 10 min.
 
  • Summary and review of concepts (R. Tatum)
  10 min.
     
  Advanced surgical management of esophageal cancer Video 1 hour
 
  • Introduction/overview (B. Oelschlager)
  5 min.
 
  • "Updated considerations on the treatment of esophageal adeno-carcinomas" (R.Siewert, OESO 8 invited Lecture)
Dudal 26 min.
 
  • "New opportunities laparoscopic approach technique opens for the treatment of cances of the esophagus" (B. Gayet, OESO 8 Focal Point)
Dudal 25 min.
 
  • Summary and review of concepts (B. Oelschlager)
  5 min.
 
  • Is high-resolution manometry clinically useful at the UES
  5 min.
       
  Laparoscopic transhiatal subtotal esophagectomy with cervical anastomosis (G. del Genio) Video 20 min.
 
  • Introduction and concepts
 
 
  • Video of procedure
 
  Laparoscopic treatment of epigastric diverticulum (G. del Genio) Video 20 min.
 
  • Introduction and concepts
 
 
  • Video of procedure