Cyrus Piraka, MD
Program director, advanced international endoscopy fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital
Dr. Piraka received his medical degree from McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and currently practices gastroenterology in Detroit, Michigan. His research interests include GERD, Barrett’s esophagus, pancreatic cancer, EUS-guided liver biopsy and endoscopic resection.
Principles and Pearls of Polyp Resection
“Cold Snare Resection: Which Polyps and How?”
Colorectal Diseases Track
Date and Time:
Saturday, May 21, 10–11:30 a.m.
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Resection of polyps with a cold snare is a novel endoscopic technique that may prevent major bleeding and enable the resection of large flat polyps. During his presentation, Dr. Piraka will demonstrate the technique and define the types of polyps it should be applied on.
Below are the other presentations that will take place during this session, followed by a fifteen-minute Q&A.
|Carol A. Burke, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE, FACP||Interpreting the New Surveillance Guidelines: Less is More|
|Swati Patel, MD, MS||Inspect Before You Resect|
|Shivangi Kothari, MD, FACG, FASGE||Performing a Safe and Effective Hot Snare Polypectomy|
|Dennis Yang, MD||Adverse Events: Prevention and Salvage|