This publication summarizes pertinent new research findings that were presented at the 2019 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) May 18-21 in San Diego, CA. In addition, Deborah Fisher MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Duke University, provides interesting perspectives on select study results.
Continuing Medical Education
Deborah A. Fisher, MD, MHS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
In this Med-IQ Express activity hosted on Medscape, faculty describe the rationale for using molecular markers in the diagnosis and prognosis of colon cancer.
John Strickler, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology
In this short case-based activity, meet Sam, a 41-year-old man who presents to the emergency department with abdominal pain and bloating and is later found to have an inflammatory pancreatic fluid collection. As you move through this activity, read through links to useful resources to help you make clinical management decisions for Sam. In addition, find out how gastroenterologist Rebecca Burbridge, MD, would classify and manage this patient’s inflammatory pancreatic fluid collection.
Rebecca Burbridge, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Director of Advanced Endoscopy
Associate Director of Clinical Endoscopy