Esophageal Self-dilation: A teaching guide for physicians (DV049)

Type: Archives


This CME activity consists of the ASGE video, Esophageal Self-dilation: A teaching guide for physicians (DV049), followed by a post-assessment and evaluation.

Esophageal self-dilation is a treatment option for patients with resistant benign esophageal strictures. In this teaching guide, you will be presented with information on the topic of resistant esophageal strictures, the equipment needed, the choice of dilators and the procedure of self-dilation.

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:

  • Assess incorporating into their practice the use of self-dilation for patients who require prolonged endoscopic dilations as a treatment option.

Video Release Date:    May 1, 2011
Online CME Release Date:      May 1, 2012
CME Expiration Date:  May 1, 2014

Expected Time of Activity Completion: 15 Minutes (0.25 CME Credit)

Price: Member: $25 / Non-Member: $50

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