Webinars 2017

WEB170627 - Nutritional Management of Enterocutaneous Fistulas (ECF)

Jun 27, 2017 3:00pm ‐ Jun 27, 2017 4:30pm

Standard: $39.00
Members: $19.00

Description

Enterocutaneous fistula (ECF) can be a difficult nutritional challenge. In this webinar, Drs. Yeh and Arenas will explore the medical and surgical management of ECF as it relates to the provision of nutrition. They will also examine who is an appropriate candidate for a trial of enteral nutrition and describe the practice of fistuloclysis. Additionally, nutrient loss and TPN use in these patients will be discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe what an ECF is and how it can affect nutrient uptake
  2. Determine who is an appropriate candidate for a trial of enteral nutrition and who is a candidate for parenteral nutrition
  3. Describe fistuloclysis and its role in the treatment of ECF
  4. Discuss medical and surgical treatments for ECF

Speaker(s):

  • Daniel Dante Yeh, MD, CNSC, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Ryder Trauma Center, Miami, FL

Speaker(s):

  • Humberto Arenas-Marquez, MD, FACS, FASPEN, Department of Surgery, Intestinal Failure Unit, San Javier Hospital, Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico

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