Esophageal Self-dilation: A teaching guide for physicians
Esophageal Self Dilation: A teaching guide for physicians
Total Run Time 13 minutes
Ivana Dzeletovic, MD and David E. Fleischer, MD
Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, AZ
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.
As a result of participating in this educational 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.
Target audience: Practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology fellows and trainees, medical residents, physician assistants and nurses.
Instructions: View the video, then complete the questions and evaluation form, which can be downloaded from this disc. Return completed questions and evaluation form to the ASGE via fax, mail or email. A CME certificate will be emailed within 2-4 weeks of receipt to the email address indicated on the form provided you scored a 70% or better on the questions. For the most current CME information and forms, log on to www.asge.org and visit the Endoscopic Learning Library.
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education to physicians.
ASGE designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.