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2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

Registatration is now open for the 2017 ASCRS Scientific Annual Meeting, June 10 - 14 in Seattle, WA. This year's meeting is also a Tripartite Meeting, which provides you with the opportunity to meet and learn from distinguished colorectal surgeons from around the world.

The scientific program features 44 hours of CME credit and is designed to provide surgeons with in-depth and up-to-date knowledge relative to surgery for diseases of the colon, rectum and anus with emphasis on patient care, teaching and research. 

CREST® Core Subject - Foreign Bodies

This module describes the safe techniques for the extraction of foreign bodies that are retained after transanal insertion.

Upon completion of this module, participants should be able to:

  • Approach the work-up for a patient with a retained rectal foreign body.
  • Determine which approach is optimal: transanal versus transabdominal.
  • Utilize safe techniques for transanal extraction.

As a Core Subject, this module is eligible for 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. This module serves as an update on foreign bodies for colorectal surgeons.

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