Eosinophilic Esophagitis Diagnosis and Management

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Release Date: 06/18/2014; Expiration Date: 6/17/2017

Faculty

Chris A. Liacouras, MD
Jonathan M. Spergel, MD
Michele Shuker, MS, RD, CSP, LDN

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • To define Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) and present the updated 2011 diagnostic guidelines.
  • To understand the epidemiology, pathophysiology and genetics of EoE.
  • To identify the clinical symptoms, allergic manifestations, endoscopic and histologic features of EoE.
  • To list and define the treatments of EoE which include dietary restriction, pharmacologic therapy and esophageal dilation.
  • To understand how to manage patients with EoE.
  • To provide information regarding ongoing and future research on EoE