Therapeutic Endoscopy for Strictures of the Upper Digestive Tract (DV046)

Type: Upper GI Endoscopy


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Therapeutic Endoscopy for Strictures of the Upper Digestive Tract (DV046), followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

Strictures of the upper digestive tract are encountered in clinical practice and can pose a challenge to the gastroenterologist. Endoscopic therapy has become first line therapy for benign and malignant strictures. This video provides practical recommendations regarding indications and techniques for endoscopic treatment of upper digestive tract strictures focusing on dilation therapy, stent therapy and incisional therapy.

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:

  • Describe the different endoscopic therapies that can be used to treat strictures of the digestive tract.

Video Release Date:    May 1, 2010
Online CME Release Date:      April 1, 2012
Most Recent CME Review Date:  January 23, 2016
CME Expiration Date: 
January 23, 2019

Expected Time of Activity Completion:  75 Minutes (1.25 CME Credit)

Price: Member: $85 / Non-Member: $125

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