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2023 Classic Lectures in Pathology – What You Need to Know – Gastrointestinal Pathology (CME VIDEOS)



This CME Activity offers a practical review of gastrointestinal pathology combining basic to advanced techniques, pearls and pitfalls to pathologic diagnosis and case reviews.
Target Audience 
This CME activity is intended and designed to educate pathologists.

Educational Objectives

At the completion of this CME teaching activity, you should be able to:

Discuss the spectrum of gluten-related disorders and current optimum testing for celiac disease.
Describe the updated epidemiology of cancer risk and Barrett esophagus and the current data on the efficacy of endoscopic surveillance.
Recognize the major diagnostic pitfalls in the diagnosis of Barrett’s esophagus and Barrett’s-related dysplasia.
Discuss the more recently recognized variants of ulcerative colitis as well as some of the issues related to diagnosing dysplasia in the setting of IBD.
Identify some of the major diagnostic issues in the most common colorectal polyps including serrated polyps.
Discuss the effects of contemporary therapy on the pathology and management of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
Describe the role of the pathologist in helping to manage patients with IBD-related dysplasia and neoplasia.
Identify the biliary pattern of injury on liver biopsy.
Recognize distinguishing features of steatosis from steatohepatitis.
List the appropriate immunohistochemical work-up of primary liver tumors.
Develop an understanding of the characteristic histologic features that allow clear separation of the acute and chronic hepatitis patterns.
Develop an understanding of the utility of clinical history and laboratory findings in averting misinterpretation of histologic findings in medical liver biopsies.

Course :
– Patterns of Esophagitis
Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
– Controversies in the Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
– IBD and its Mimics
Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
– IBD and IBD-Related Dysplasia
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
– Intra-abdominal and Retroperitoneal Spindle Cell Neoplasms: A Practical Approach
Karen Joy Fritchie, M.D.
– The Differential Diagnosis of Celiac Disease
Rhonda K. Yantiss, M.D.
– Nomenclature of Colorectal Polyps: Controversies and Confusion
John R. Goldblum, M.D.
– Biopsy Diagnosis of Inflammatory Diseases of the Colon
Rish K. Pai, M.D., Ph.D.
– Acute and Chronic Hepatitis
John Hart, M.D.
– What To Do When the Liver is Blue: Inflammatory Disorders of the Liver
Meredith Pittman, M.D.
– Hepatocellular Mass Lesions – New Aspects of Old Problems
John Hart, M.D.
– Fatty Liver: Steatosis, Steatohepatitis, and Fat-Containing Lesions
Meredith Pittman, M.D.
– NASH and the Differential Diagnosis of Steatohepatitis
John Hart, M.D.
– What Doctors Should Understand About Liver Transplantation
Meredith Pittman, M.D.
Release Date : March 15th 2023