Endoscopic Gluing Technique Using the Cyanoacrylate Super Glue (DV060)

Type: GI Bleeding


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Endoscopic Gluing Technique Using the Cyanoarcylate Super Glue, followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

This video covers the endoscopic technique of cyanoacrylate glue injection of varices based on current guidelines. The authors will describe and discuss the readily available cyanoacrylate, the details of the glue and endoscope preparation, the pearls of successful injection and the methods to avoid complications. The glue injection is shown primarily for treatment of bleeding gastric varices, as well as demonstrated in the setting of complex esophageal varices and fistulas.

Target Audience:

Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists, gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and trainees, medical residents, physician assistants and nurses.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
• Name and describe the readily available cyanoacrylate.
• Perform successful injection of cyanoacrylate.
• Design proper application process to avoid complications.


Video Release Date:    May 1, 2013
Online CME Release Date:  September 1, 2013
Most Recent CME Review Date:  January 23, 2016
CME Expiration Date:  January 23, 2019

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  30 Minutes (0.50 CME Credit)

Price: Member: $65 / Non-Member: $105

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