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Register Now! Advanced Hands-On Therapeutic Endoscopy Course

This course is for endoscopic procedure room nurses and technicians interested in learning and improving advanced therapeutic endoscopy skills and will include lectures and hands-on training. 

Date and Time: November 4, 2023 7:30 - 5 pm ET
Location: Mercy Medical Center

To register contact Dalibor Zafka at 443-538-9264 or email

Course participants will learn the following practical skills:
1.EMR with submucosal fluid injection (injection needle and Coagrasper, Olympus America,Center Valley, PA, USA), Captivator EMR kit, Captivator II snares, Resolution 360 clipsand RescueNet retrieval device (Boston Scientific Corporation, Natick, MA, USA).
2.Classic ESD with distal attachment, injection needle, Coagrasper, Dual knife, IT knife, IT-nano, SB knife, TT knife, Hook knives (Olympus America, Center Valley, PA, USA) andDiLumen retractor (Lumendi LLC, Westport, CT, USA).
3.Classic ESD with distal attachment (Olympus America, Center Valley, PA, USA),HybridKnife and VIO 3 generator (ERBE USA Inc, Marietta, GA, USA).
4.Use of EleviewTM for submucosal injection during EMR and ESD.
5.Endoscopic suturing with Overstitch Suturing device (Apollo Endosurgery Inc, Austin,TX, USA).
6.ESD with advanced traction device and dual channel endoscope, TRACMOTION,ClutchCutter, and FlushKnife (FUJILFILM Healthcare Americas Corporation, Lexington,MA, USA)

1.To review indications and currently available techniques of endoscopic piecemeal(EMR) and en-block resection (ESD) of GI tract lesions.
2.To review endoscopic suturing device and its practical use for endoscopic correction ofobesity, stent fixation, closure of perforations, fistulas and other indications.

Course Director: 
Sergey V. Kantsevoy, MD, PhD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Course Schedule:
7:00 AM - Registration/Breakfast
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Lecture: EMR and ESD
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Hands-on stations to practice EMR and ESD
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Lecture: Endoscopic suturing for correction of obesity, tissue approximation and other indications
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Hand-on stations to practice endoscopic suturing and ESD.
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM Questions and answers.

Registration Fees:
Physicians - $550.00
Team Members - $250.00

To register contact Dalibor Zafka at 443-538-9264 or email