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Managing the Diseased Pancreas in Children: What Have We Learned?

Aired on 6.07.2016
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Managing the Diseased Pancreas in Children: What Have We Learned?
SAVE THE DATE! On June 7th, 2016, join the multidisciplinary team from Cincinnati Children's Hospital as they review innovation and updates on key topics of Managing the Diseased Pancreas in Children: What Have We Learned? The symposium will be broadcast live to a virtual audience from Cincinnati, OH.

Description

This will be a comprehensive course through a series of patient cases. Cases will include acute pancreatitis, recurrent and chronic pancreatitis, exocrine insufficiency, interventional procedures as well as surgical indications for the diseased pancreas in children, culminating with a state of the art presentation on total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT). The half-day symposium is designed to provide an update on the management of pancreatitis and its complications in pediatrics through case-based presentations and faculty discussion and debate. Audience and faculty engagement and interaction is encouraged through live chat, polling questions, and phone-in question and answer sessions during the show.

Directors & Faculty

Directors

Maisam Abu-El-Haija, MD

Dr. Abu-El-Haija is a pediatric Gastroenterologist, faculty at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatric, University of Cincinnati. She is the Medical Director of the Pancreas Care Center, a unique pediatric center dedicated to the care of children with pancreatic disorders. Dr. Abu-El-Haija is the Principle Investigator on multiple studies in pancreatic disorders in children, including the pancreatits registry in Cincinnati. Her main interests are in pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, genetics and biomarker studies. 

Jaimie Nathan, MD

Dr. Nathan is a pediatric general, thoracic and transplant surgeon at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati.  He is the Surgical Director of the Pancreas Care Center, leading the Center’s surgical interventions for children with pancreatic disorders, including total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation (TPIAT).  He is site Principle Investigator for a multicenter collaborative prospective study of TPIAT for chronic pancreatitis and recurrent acute pancreatitis.  He is also Surgical Director of the Kidney and Intestinal Transplant Programs at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.


Additional Faculty

Milton T. Smith, MD

Dr. Smith is an adult gastroenterologist and Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cincinnati.  He is the Medical Director of Therapeutic ERCP and Program Director for Advanced Endoscopy fellowship training at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.  He completed fellowship training in Advanced ERCP at Indiana University and has over 20 years of experience in performing pediatric ERCP procedures.  His clinical interests include general gastroenterology, medical pancreatology, and therapeutic endoscopy.
 

Joe Palermo, MD, PhD

Dr. Palermo is a pediatric gastroenterologist specializing in pancreatic disorders at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.  He is Associate Director of the Pancreas Care Center and Medical Leader of the Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Autotransplant (TPIAT) Program.  Dr. Palermo is a collaborator on three multicenter studies of recurrent and chronic pancreatitis as well as a Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics grant to study in vitro assessment of CFTR function from human derived enteroids. 

Deborah Elder, MD

Deborah Elder, MD is a pediatric Endocrinologist, faculty at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati. She is the Endocrinology Director of the Pancreas Care Center. Dr. Elder’s clinical and research interests involve insulin secretion and beta cell function of children with pancreatic disorders, Cystic Fibrosis and Type 2 Diabetes.

Andrew Trout, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Trout is an Assistant Professor of Radiology and Pediatrics with dual certification in Pediatric Radiology and Nuclear Medicine. Dr. Trout subspecializes in abdominal imaging and is the lead radiologist for the Cincinnati Children’s multidisciplinary clinical pancreas conference. Dr. Trout has published, given national lectures, and has active research on the role secretin in imaging and assessment of the pediatric pancreas.

Kenneth Goldschneider, MD

Dr. Kenneth R. Godschneider is the Director of the Pain Management Center and is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Anesthesia at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is internationally known for his expertise in pain management in children and young adults.

Todd Ponsky, MD

Associate professor of surgery and pediatrics at Akron Children's Hospital, in Akron, OH. Currently Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics and a Pediatric Surgeon at Akron Children's Hospital. Dr. Ponsky attended Medical School at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio from 1995-1999, Residency in General Surgery at The George Washington University in Washington, DC from 1999-2005, Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC from 2005-2007, and an Advanced Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery Fellowship at The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver, CO from 2007-2008.

Tom Lin, MD

Tom K. Lin, MD, is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center where he is the Director of Endoscopy for the Pancreas Care Center and the Co-endoscopy Director for the Division of Gastroenterology.  His clinical interests include pediatric pancreaticobiliary disorders and therapeutic endoscopy.  He completed his pediatric gastroenterology fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH, followed by an adult advanced endoscopy fellowship in ERCP at Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC.  

Agenda

8:00 am - 8:15 am
Introduction of Team and Topic


8:15 am - 9:00 am
Acute and Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis


9:00 am - 10:00 am
Chronic Pancreatitis and Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency



10:00 am - 10:10 am
Break
10:10 am - 11:00 am
Endoscopic/Radiologic Interventions and Conventional Surgical Options



11:00 am - 11:10 am
Break
11:10 am - 12:00 pm
Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation



Topics Covered

Acute pancreatitis, recurrent and chronic pancreatitis, exocrine insufficiency and many more!

Objectives

·         Review and analyze the health of pancreatitis in children.

·         Define acute, acute recurrent and chronic pancreatitis in pediatrics.

·         Discuss updates in the management of pancreatitis and its complications in children.

·         Review the role of endoscopic pancreatic function testing, Endoscopic Retrograde

·         Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), and Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) in the management of pediatric pancreatic disorders.

·         Discuss the indications and outcomes of Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation (TPIAT) in children.

Accreditation Statement

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Cincinnati Children’s designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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