Course Directors

Philip R. Schauer
Philip R. Schauer, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute
Director, Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery
Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Adrian E. Park, MD, FACS

Campbell and Jeanette Plugge Professor of Surgery
Chief of General Surgery
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, Maryland

Steven D. Wexner
Steven D. Wexner, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Ohio State University
Clinical Professor of Surgery, University of South Florida
Chief of Staff, Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, Florida


Bernard Dallemagne, MD

Department of Surgery
University Hospital of Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France

Didier Mutter, MD, PhD, FACS

Head, Digestive and Endocrine Surgery
University Hospital of Strasbourg
University of Medicine of Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France

Silvana Perretta, MD

Department of Surgery
University Hospital of Strasbourg
Strasbourg, France

Jeffrey Ponsky
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD

General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

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Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Update on the current therapies for achalasia.
2. Discuss the development of POEM for achalasia and its results.
3. Review the use of metal stents for treatment of gastrointestinal anastomotic leaks.
4. Discuss the results of the use of expandable metal stents for gastrointestinal leaks.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jul-24
Expiration Date:2019-Jul-24
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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