July 11-13, 2018
John G. Rangos, Sr. Conference Center
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Pittsburgh, PA

Mark your calendar for the Surgical and Medical Management of Hirschsprung Disease Conference, with Internationally renowned surgeon Dr. Luis De la Torre.  

This year's conference will also feature a live broadcast of a colorectal surgery. A supplemental training course, Bowel Management Workshop, will be held Friday, July 13. The conference is sponsored by the Colorectal and Hirschsprung Center for Children and Division of Pediatric General and Thoracic Surgery at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences.

NEW- LIVE Video Demonstration of Colorectal Surgery

Course Director

LuisDelaTorreLuis De la Torre, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Founding Director, Colorectal and Hirschsprung Center for Children
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

 

TARGET AUDIENCE

Pediatric Surgeons, Gastroenterologist, Pediatricians, Radiologists, Pediatric Fellows, and Pediatric Nurses that are managing patients with colorectal issues. 

 

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the conference, participants should be able to :

Explain the current workup for the precise diagnosis of Hirschsprung disease, idiopathic constipation and fecal incontinence.

Identify the key steps of the transanal approach for the surgical treatment of Hischsprung disease.

Discuss the rational practice of the bowel management program for patients with fecal incontinence, colitis for Hirschsprung, and idiopathic constipation. 

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.™

Registration

CLICK LINK BELOW

Questions?

Contact The Hutton Group on 412-931-6777 or cmollenauer@thehuttongroup.com

American with Disabilities Act Information:
Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by contacting Colleen Mollenauer at 412-931-6777 or cmollenauer@thehuttongroup.com

Faculty Disclosure:
Faculty for this activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any proprietary entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients.

The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.


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