Gastric polyps are frequently found incidentally during upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Although gastric polyps are rare and generally produce few symptoms, some have malignant potential and need to be resected.
This online course addresses the various types of gastric polyp and their endoscopic appearance, diagnosis, pathology, malignant potential and treatment.
- To become familiar with the typical endoscopic features of gastric polyps
- To gain knowledge of the necessary diagnostic work-up of a gastric polyp
- To learn the need for surveillance or treatment for the different types of polyp
This course is suitable for gastroenterologists in training, but is also built to serve physicians and surgeons in other disciplines, as well as nurses, bio-technicians and advanced-years’ medical students who have an interest in gastroenterology.