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2018 Course Overview

Coming This March 23-24, 2018:
The 10th Annual Long Island Live Endoscopy Course

Frontiers of Endoscopy, POEM, ESD, EFTR, STER and more...
Stavros Stavropoulos, MD - Course Director

Registration begins: November 1, 2017

Procedures performed at:
NYU Winthrop Hospital, Center for Advanced Endoscopy Didactic Presentations at: Winthrop Research & Academic Conference Center, Mineola, NY

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Event Agenda ›

The course focuses on cutting-edge endoluminal surgery and NOTES techniques with 6 lectures and 12 live cases including 3 simultaneous POEMs demonstrating technique variations by 3 expert operators in challenging clinical scenarios, multiple ESD and full thickness resections of GI tumors (EFTR/STER), peroral pyloromyotomy and other novel endoscopic surgical procedures.

    The course features live POEM & ESD cases by:
  • Haruhiro Inoue, an ESD pioneer and global “father of POEM”, POEM & STER/EFTR.
  • Pinghong Zhou, the highest volume POEM operator and “first-in-humans” EFTR/STER pioneer and live ESD.
  • Naohisa Yahagi, the pre-eminent ESD master in the world.
  • Sergey Kantsevoy, will demonstrate western approaches to colonic ESD.
  • Stavros Stavropoulos, Course Director demonstrates use of the Lumen-R device and western approaches to POEM, ESD and EFTR including hybrid knife and Overstitch techniques.
  • Chris Gostout, NOTES visionary and thought leader is the master of ceremonies providing masterful commentary and guidance to the live operators and audience.
  • **These videos are the property of NYU Winthrop Hospital, Office of CME for educational purposes only and are not to be copied, downloaded or distributed for commercial use of any kind. No permissions for commercial use will be granted. All patients who appear in these educational videos have given their full consent to be filmed. All videos are HIPAA compliant as all patient identifier information has been held confidential. For those interested in past LIL content, the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 courses are archived in their entirety (18 lectures and over 30 live “New NOTES”/endoluminal surgery procedures) at www.winthropendoscopy.org as an educational resource for those embarking on POEM, ESD, EFTR, STER, cricopharyngeal myotomy, endoscopic sleeve-gastroplasty, MUSE, transluminal EUS guided interventions and other “New NOTES” and endoluminal surgical procedures.

2017 Course Video Presentations

2017 LI Live: Frontiers of Endoscopic Surgery, Welcome and Introduction Video

2017 LI Live: Frontiers of Endoscopic Surgery, Welcome and Introduction

James Grendell, MD, introduces the ninth annual Long Island Live Endoscopic Course, Frontiers of Endoscopic Surgery and Course Director, Stavros Stavropoulos, MD, FASGE, who is also Director of GI Endoscopy and the Advanced Endoscopy Program.

Third Space Endoscopy 2017: What’s Hot? Video

Third Space Endoscopy 2017: What’s Hot?

Christopher J. Gostout, MD, professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic, kicks off the 2017 LI Live: Frontiers of Endoscopic Surgery by defining 3rd space endoscopy, reviewing current practices, explaining why we need it, who can do it and how one gets there.

POEM Pitfalls, Tips and Tricks Video

POEM Pitfalls, Tips and Tricks

Haruhiro Inoue, MD, FASGE, discusses the per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) procedure history, pitfalls, tips and tricks. A Q&A session concludes his presentation.

EFTR and STER: Tips on Adverse Event Management From a Resection Master Video

EFTR and STER: Tips on Adverse Event Management From a Resection Master

Ping-Hong Zhou, MD, PhD, director of endoscopy at Zhongshan Hospital and associate professor at Fudan University, Shanghai, China, discusses how to avoid complications and tips on adverse event management.

Colon ESD: Lesion assessment and technique Video

Colon ESD: Lesion assessment and technique

Naohisa Yahagi, MD, PhD, discusses a suitable target for colon ESD, assessing the target lesion and the basic technique of colon ESD.

New Notes 2017 US Perspective Video

New Notes 2017 US Perspective

Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD, FASGE, Director of GI Endoscopy and the Advanced Endoscopy Program at Winthrop University Hospital, discusses the impact of POEM on on new NOTES procedures.

Endoscopic Suturing and its Diverse Applications Video

Endoscopic Suturing and its Diverse Applications

Sergey Kantsevoy, MD, PhD, director of therapeutic endoscopy at Mercy Medical Center discusses the overstitch endoscopic suturing device.

EFTR with Mucosal Preservation to Facilitate Closure Video

EFTR with Mucosal Preservation to Facilitate Closure

Side Liu, MD, discusses endoscopic mucosa-sparing lateral dissection (EMSLD) and mucosa preservation to facilitate R0 resection and closure.

2017 LI Live- Live Cases Morning Video

2017 LI Live- Live Cases Morning

A comparison of POEMS on spastic, post-Heller and sigmoid patients with discussions throughout.

2017 LI Live- Live Cases Afternoon 1 Video

2017 LI Live- Live Cases Afternoon 1

An assessment of a 7 cm circumferential lesion with high grade dysplasia squamous cell carcinoma immediately distal to the upper esophageal sphincter.

2017 LI Live- Live Cases Afternoon 2 Video

2017 LI Live- Live Cases Afternoon 2

An assessment of a 61-year-old with history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, GERD, A. Fib status post ablation who has presented for follow up after GERD.