Classic Lectures in Pathology
What You Need to Know: Gastrointestinal Pathology Topics
• Mesenchymal Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract: An Update on GIST and Differential Diagnosis using Immunohistochemistry
• How Not to Sprue Up a Small Bowel Biopsy
• Esophagitis is a Pain in the Neck
• Colitis is a Pain in the Butt
• Controversies in the Diagnosis of Barrett’s Esophagus and the Role of the Pathologist in Establishing this Diagnosis
• The Extremes of Celiac Disease: Normal Villous Architecture and Refractory Sprue
• Infectious Enterocolitides and the Diseases that They Mimic
• Barrett Esophagus Update: Treatment Effects on Dysplasia and Do Current Surveillance Protocols Make Sense?
• Beyond Acute Appendicitis: Fascinating Lesions of the Vermiform Appendix
• Interactive GI Case Presentations
• Diagnosis and Management of Dysplasia in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
• Nomenclature of Colorectal Polyps: Controversies and Confusion
• IBD and IBD-Related Dysplasia
After viewing this activity, participants should be able to:
• Discern the classic histologic features of celiac disease and the Marsh grading schema.
• Describe the overlap between eosinophilic esophagitis and gastro esophageal reflux.
• Describe the distinguishing histologic features of new variants of ulcerative colitis.
• Apply risk stratification criteria for prognostication of gastrointestinal stromal tumors.
• Differentiate neoplastic and non-neoplastic small intestinal pathology.
• Review the rationale for and updated methods of endoscopic surveillance in inflammatory bowel disease, including the epidemiology of cancer risk.
• Discuss the spectrum of gluten-related disorders and current optimum testing for celiac disease.
• Discuss the updated epidemiology of cancer risk and Barrett’s esophagus and the current data on the efficacy of endoscopic surveillance.
• Date of Original Release: April 15, 2019