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Speaker Spotlight: Douglas K. Rex, MD


Douglas K. Rex, MD

Douglas K. Rex, MD

Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Indiana University School of Medicine; Gastroenterologist, Indiana University Hospitals
Twitter: @Rex_colonoscopy


ASGE & Gastroenterological Society of Australia (GESA) International Symposium on Colonoscopy: Best Practices for the Next Decade

Lecture Title:

“Chromoendoscopy, Electronic Chromoendoscopy, White-Light Endoscopy or ‘Add-On’ Devices: What Should I Use to Increase My ADR?”

DDW Tracks:

  • Clinical Practice
  • Technologies and Procedural Innovation

Date and Time:

Friday, May 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m.


1.5 hours

Session Description

Dr. Rex’s presentation kicks off this joint symposium by discussing appropriate ADR goals for screening and FIT positive populations. His talk will demonstrate basic examination techniques associated with high detection of adenomas and serrated lesions, as well as non-device techniques that improve detection during colonoscopy. Dr. Rex will review technology that enhances recognition of flat lesions will be reviewed, including the new dominant role of artificial intelligence where available, and will demonstrate the impact of mucosal exposure devices.

This session will feature a live Q&A session so attendees can ask questions in real time. See the full line-up of presentations during this session:

Douglas K. Rex, MDChromoendoscopy, Electronic Chromoendoscopy, White-Light Endoscopy or ‘Add-On’ Devices: What Should I Use to Increase My ADR?
Rajvinder Singh, MBBS, Mphil, FRACP, AM, FRCPCharacterization of Colorectal Lesion (And Scars): Nice, Wasp, JNET And Modified Sano-Simplified and Explained
Tyler Berzin, MDArtificial Intelligence in Colonoscopy: Will it Stamp its Mark this Decade?
Michael Bourke, MBBS, FRACPEMR And ESD In Colorectal Polyps: Can We Just Meet Half-Way?
Payal Saxena, MBBSFull-Thickness Resection in Colorectal Neoplasia: Indication, Technique, Outcomes

This session is included in the cost of registration for DDW 2021 and will be available to watch live or on demand until Aug. 23, 2021. View the DDW Online Planner for the full DDW agenda over May 21-23.

Dr. Rex is a past president of the ACG and assumes the presidency of the ASGE at DDW 2021. He has authored more than 250 original research papers, 60 book chapters, 220 invited papers, 60 editorials and 40 guideline papers. You can connect with him via live chat during the session.

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