(2013 AV Award Winner)
Roy M. Soetikno, MD, FASGE and Tonya R. Kaltenbach MD, FASGE
The DVD, Endoscopic Gluing Technique Using the Cyanoacrylate Super Glue, covers the endoscopic technique of cyanoacrylate glue injection of varices based on current guidelines. The authors will describe and discuss the readily available cyanoacrylate, the details of the glue and endoscope preparation, the pearls of successful injection and the methods to avoid complications. The glue injection is shown primarily for treatment of bleeding gastric varices, as well as demonstrated in the setting of complex esophageal varices and fistulas. Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
o Name and describe the readily available cyanoacrylate.
o Perform successful injection of cyanoacrylate.
o Design proper application process to avoid complications.
[2013 - TRT 24:00]
0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM