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Physician Engagement Education Series:
Current Advances in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease



The Physician Engagement Education Series is designed to provide health care providers the tools to stay up to date on the latest innovations and trends of key topics in esophageal diseases, as well as share valuable insights from their own experiences and practices. The interactive format includes discussion and case presentations by key opinion leaders from around the world with audience and faculty interaction, discussion, polling and debate.

In the series an international multidisciplinary team from Cleveland Clinic reviews innovations and updates on hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease.

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Current Advances in Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disease
Cystic Lesions of Pancreas and Pseudocyst and Necrosis of Pancreas
Eren Berber, MD
Prabhleen Chahal, MD
Sricharan Chalikonda, MDD
Charles Miller, MD
Gareth Morris-Stiff, MD
Cristiano Quintini, MD
Tyler Stevens, MD
R. Matthew Walsh, MD
Estimated Time:   1 hour
Release Date:  April 1, 2016
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Expiration Date:   April 1, 2018
Specialties: Family Practice; Gastroenterology; General Surgery
Cholangiocarcinoma and Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Cholangiocarcinoma and Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Eren Berber, MD
Prabhleen Chahal, MD
Sricharan Chalikonda, MDD
Charles Miller, MD
Gareth Morris-Stiff, MD
Cristiano Quintini, MD
Tyler Stevens, MD
R. Matthew Walsh, MD
Estimated Time:   2 hours
Release Date:  April 1, 2016
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Expiration Date:   April 1, 2018
Specialties: Family Practice; Gastroenterology; General Surgery
Pancreatic Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Eren Berber, MD
Prabhleen Chahal, MD
Sricharan Chalikonda, MDD
Charles Miller, MD
Gareth Morris-Stiff, MD
Cristiano Quintini, MD
Tyler Stevens, MD
R. Matthew Walsh, MD
Estimated Time:   30 minutes
Release Date:  April 1, 2016
Type:  Webcast
Technical Requirements: Flash Player
Expiration Date:   April 1, 2018
Specialties: Family Practice; Gastroenterology; General Surgery

Series Objectives

  1. Summarize recent progress regarding pancreatic cancer risk factors, biology, diagnosis, and multimodality treatment.
  2. Describe how combining treatment options for pancreatic cancer can achieve successes that transcend any single modality.
  3. Analyze new standards for determining the indications and contraindications for surgical intervention of cholangiocarcinomas.
  4. Apply best practice strategies and current standards of care for the surgical treatment of cholangiocarcinoma.
  5. Contrast advantages and disadvantages of competing technical options and evaluate their utility in the treatment hepatocellular carcinomas.
  6. Evaluate the importance and utility of the multidisciplinary approach to the treatment and management of hepatocellular carcinomas.
  7. Assess the selective resection criteria in cystic lesions of the pancreas.
  8. Identify surveillance, imaging and frequency recommendations for patients with cystic lesions of pancreas.
  9. Discuss the current standards of care for the pseudocysts and necrosis of pancreas.
  10. Summarize recent progress regarding pancreatic cancer risk factors, biology, diagnosis and multi-modality treatment.
  11. Contrast advantages and disadvantages of competing technical options and evaluate their utility in the treatment of hepatocellular carcinomas.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for family practice, internal medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery physicians and nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents and fellows.

Activity Director

Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH