Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Gastric Cancer (DV011 LC)

Type: DVDs


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Diagnosis and Treatment of Early Gastric Cancer (DV011), followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

Worldwide, gastric cancer has the highest mortality among all gastrointestinal cancers and second only to lung cancer. When identified early, gastric cancer can often be cured. This educational DVD highlights the important features of early gastric cancer through the use of video tutorial and photo library. In addition, endoscopic treatment options for early gastric cancer will be discussed. 
By participating in this educational activity learners will gain knowledge in early detection of gastric cancer which will ultimately improve mortality associated with this disease.

Target Audience:

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

Learning Objectives:

As a result of completing this activity, physicians will be able to:

  • Discuss the benefits of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) in the treatment of early gastric cancer.
  • Discuss the Paris classification for gastrointestinal neoplasia.
  • Recognize some of the benefits and limitations of endoscopic therapy for early gastric cancer as compared to gastrectomy.
  • Recognize the layers of involvement of early gastric cancer. 

Video Release Date:  2005
Online CME Release Date: November 30, 2011
Most Recent CME Review Date:  January 23, 2016
CME Expiration Date:  January 23, 2019

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  30 Minutes (0.5 CME Credit)


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