Last week, you met Henry, a 67-year-old man who was seen for rectal bleeding and who had an Hgb of 9. He tells you that he had a normal screening colonoscopy just 1 year ago. Now workup reveals a sigmoid cancer. How could this happen? How can we prevent this from occurring in other patients? Let’s learn about “alarm symptoms,” key colon cancer risk factors, “interval cancer,” the latest alternatives to colonoscopy and ways to ensure that our patients stay on their colon cancer screening schedules.
How many times have you been frustrated when you review your patient’s abnormal liver function tests? Is it Hepatitis A, B, C, a medication side effect or Fatty Liver Disease?
Are statins OK in your patient?
How do we choose between ASA and Acetaminophen in chronic liver disease?
Learn from Clinical Gastroenterologist, Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP, and leave this training with the following skills:
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Peter Buch, MD, AGAF, FACP, is a double board-certified clinical gastroenterologist, leading a team that treats all GI conditions. Dr. Buch sits on editorial boards for numerous professional journals and is a highly sought-after international presenter.
Dr. Buch has a passion for teaching. His style is case-based, practical, very interactive and evidence supported. Dr. Buch’s expertise has been shared with experienced clinicians and advanced-level students. He teaches at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Frank H Netter School of Medicine/Quinnipiac University and the University of Connecticut APRN School.
Financial: Dr. Peter Buch has employment relationships with the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the Frank H Netter, MD School of Medicine. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Peter Buch is a member of the International Association of Medical Science Educators, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Buch references the use of antidepressants for Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and the controversial use of Fibrotest to evaluate patients with fatty liver disease who may have fibrosis of the liver. Dr. Buch indicates he wishes to present a fair and balanced approach to practitioners regarding such practices.
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