This module provides a historical and literature review of TEMS and TAMIS in the management of benign and malignant rectal lesions. 

This module includes a thorough review of all aspects of preoperative evaluation of colorectal surgery patients, including in-office assessment, preoperative studies, risk assessment of patients and management of relevant medications.

Surgeons are often referred patients with colon polyps not amenable to endoscopic removal. In recent years, several new approaches, large and small, have emerged. This module summarizes the surgeon’s approach to difficult colorectal polyps.

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) was awarded Accreditation with Commendation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).  This is the highest level of accreditation awarded.

Dr. Michael Stamos, president of the Research Foundation, was appointed dean of the University of California School of Medicine.

This Module is set to lay out a strategy to categorize and accurately diagnose different anal and perianal skin conditions and causes of pruritus ani and to formulate a successful treatment algorithm.

This module will include a review of pruritis ani and extramammary Paget's disease.

ASCRS Awards represent the best scientific presentations at the Annual Meeting. The Awards Committee is charged with evaluating all of the scientific presentations for scientific merit, study design, conclusions, timeliness, and clarity of presentation.  Committee members meet daily during the Annual Meeting and attend all scientific and poster sessions to evaluate each presentation.

This module will review the literature and current recommendations for the use of laparoscopic lavage in the setting of Hinchey III diverticulitis.

This is a comprehensive overview of the medical management of inflammatory bowel disease. A review of the classes of medications used, as well as other non-operative adjuncts and looking into the newer classes of medications coming out.