The Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Patients with Known and Suspected Colonic Obstruction and Pseudo-Obstruction

Type: Guidelines CME


This CME activity consists of the ASGE Standards of Practice Guideline, The Role of Endoscopy in the Evaluation of Suspected Choledocholithiasis, followed by evidence-based multiple choice questions.

Target Audience:

Practicing gastrointestinal endoscopists and surgeons, as well as other practitioners interested in advancing their knowledge in the ASGE’s Standards of Practice Guidelines. 

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this activity, physicians will be able to:
1.  Determine the appropriate treatment in patients with colonic obstruction.
2.  Identify when it is beneficial to use self-expanding metallic stents (SEMS).
3.  Define when endoscopic decompression will be useful.
4.  Define the indications and contraindications to the use of neostigmine.

Guideline Release Date:   January 2010
Online CME Release Date:  May 1, 2011
CME Review Date: May 1, 2014
CME Expiration Date: May 1, 2017

Expected Time of Activity Completion: N/A

Price: Member: $10 / Non-Member: $15

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