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TxIEG presents

4th Annual 2024 Transluminal& Third Space Endoscopy Course

May 3-May 4th, 2024

Baylor/St. Luke's Medical Center

Houston, TX

Live Endoscopy Course:

Friday, May 3rd, 2024

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Ticket info

Limited seats available, register early!

3 ticket options:

1- Live endoscopy course on Friday, May 3, $100

2- Hands-on woskshop on Saturday, May 4, $250

3- Full course access: includes the live endoscopy course on Friday, May 3 as well as the hands-on workshop on Saturday, May 4, $300 (save $50).


Blossom Houston Hotel

TxIEG Booking Link:

TxIEG rate: $169.00 per night, check-in Thursday, May 2; check-out Saturday, May 4

Reserve by  April 25, 2024 to secure the discounted rate. For any questions regarding the hotel booking, please contact Christa McGuire at (503) 943-9018 or Marco Padilla at (726) 444-7129

Course Schedule

Friday, May 3, 2024

7:00 - 8:00 am: Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15: Opening remarks

     - Mohamed Othman, MD; Kal Patel, MD          
8:15 - 9:15: Year-in-Review

     - Pritesh Mutha, MD; Emanuel Coronel, MD
8:15 - 8:30: Esophageal ESD updates

     - Muhammad Hasan, MD
8:30 - 8:45: Gastric ESD updates

     - Uzma Siddique, MD
8:45 - 9:00: Colonic ESD updates

     - Makoto Nishimura, MD
9:00 - 9:15: Discussion and Q&A
9:15 - 9:30: Break
9:30 - 11:30: Live Endoscopy Session 1

Room operators: Mohamed Othman, MD; Salmaan Jawaid, MD; Tara Keihanian, MD; Wasif Abidi, MD 

Room commentators: Michele Kahelah, MD; Doug Graham, MD; Mihir Wagh, MD; Juliana Yang, MD

Hall Moderators: Philip Ge, MD; Joo Ha Hwang, MD; Marina Kim, MD
11:30 - 11:45: ESD in the US, What have we accomplished so far?
     -Amit Bhat, MD

11:45 - 12:00: 3rd Space Endoscopy in the West, what have we accomplished so far?

     - Neal Sharma, MD
12:00 - 1:00: Lunch
1:00 - 1:15: What's new? POEM in '24

     -Michel Kahaleh, MD
1:15 - 1:30: What's new? Bariatric Endoscopy in '24

     -Wasif Abidi, MD
1:30 - 3:30: Live Endoscopy Session 2

Room operators: Mohamed Othman, MD; Salmaan Jawaid,MD; Tara Keihanian, MD; Kal Patel, MD

Room commentator: Moamen Gabr, MD; Alex Schlachterman, MD; Prashant Kedia,MD; Saowanee Ngamruengphong, MD 

Hall Moderators: Philip Ge, MD; Uzma Siddiqui, MD; Muhammad Hasan, MD 
3:30:4:30: Year-in-review session 3: Looking forward

Session Moderator: Sunil Dacha, MD;  Juliana Yang, MD

3:30 - 3:45: What's new in GPOEM

     -Douglas Graham Adler, MD
3:45 - 4:00: Management of Complication of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

     - Joo ha Hwang, M.D.
4:00 - 4:15: Paving the road for Quality measures in ESD and POEM

     -Hiroyuki Aihara, MD

4:15-4:30: Paving the Road for Quality Measures in Third Space Procedures

     -Mihir Wagh, MD
Hands-on Workshop: Saturday, May 4th, 2024
7:00 - 8:00 am: Breakfast with exhibits
8:00 - 8:20: Course introduction
8:20 - 8:35: Transition to Lab
8:35 - 11:35: Hands-on Workshop
3 Groups of 8 trainees (2 faculty per station)
Each hands-on portion will have 1 break with exhibit time built into the rotations
Group 1: Colonic ESD and Closure
Station 1: Colonic ESD
Station 2: Colonic ESD
Station 3: Colonic ESD using traction technique
Station 4: X-tack closure
Group 2: Upper GI ESD and Closure
Station 5: Esophageal ESD
Station 6: Gastric ESD
Station 7: Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection
Station 8: Suturing using SX-System
Group 3: 3rd Space Endoscopy & TIF
Station 9: POEM
Station 10: G POEM
Station 11: STER
Station 12: TIF
11:35 - 11:45: Transition to Lunch
11:45 - 12:45: Lunch with Exhibits
12:45 - 1:00: Transition to Auditorium
1:00 - 1:45: STER versus EFTR, when to choose and when to forgo
1:45 - 2:00: Tips and Tricks for Perfect TIF

2:00 - 2:15: Build your Third Space Endoscopy Practice, Tips and Tricks
Round Table Discussion, Advancing ESD and Third Space Research
2:15 – 2:30: Transition to Lab
2:30- 5:30: Hands-on Workshop Repeats
3 Groups of 8 trainees, (2 faculty per station)
Each hands-on portion will have 1 break with exhibit time built into the rotations

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TxIEG at a glance

A bit of background

TxIEG is a nonprofit organization consisting of expert endoscopists from the greater Houston area, working together to promote collaborative advanced endoscopy education and innovative research.

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TxIEG First Year Fellows Course was held on July 15, 2023 in Houston, TX. Participants experienced hands-on demonstrations within small groups on methods and endoscopic techniques.




On April 21, 2022 TxIEG had the pleasure to host Debates in GERD Dinner featuring Reena Chokshi, MD; Erik Wilson, MD; Shawn Groth, MD; and Kerry Dunbar, MD. The expert panel of surgeons and GI physicians discussed how to approach and manage different types of patients with GERD. Over 30 local physicians attended and contributed to a great night of discussion. Click for event pics and details. 

On March 25, 2022 TxIEG held the 2nd Annual Transluminal & Third Space Endoscopy Workshop featuring expert, world renowned endoscopists and surgeons. The event featured lab training and lectures.

 Click for event pics and details.


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