ESD: Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection - Part I & Part 2


Physicians will be introduced to ESD through topic-focused didactic and hands-on educational sessions on the safe and effective use of Olympus technology and its role in advanced endoscopy procedures.

Agenda will include:

  • Open forum and roundtable discussion
  • Live case observation
  • Didactic presentations
  • Hands-on labs


  • State the appropriate steps for ESD
  • Evaluate appropriate lesions for ESD procedures
  • Demonstrate the safe and effective on label use of Olympus equipment and devices used for ESD
  • Perform appropriate steps for ESD
  • Identify possible complications related to ESD

Technologies used:

  • Full portfolio of ESD knives
  • NeedleMaster Injection Needle
  • QuickClip Pro (hemostasis clip)
  • Coagrasper (hemostatic forceps)
  • Distal Attachments
  • Eleview (Submucosal Injection Agent)

This is an advanced course for physicians with previous exposure to ESD.

  • Physician must commit to both course dates and the self study session, which includes 3 animal labs.
  • Physician has attended one of the following: ASGE-JGES Masters Course, Asian Masters, Olympus Intermediate Course or equivalent ESD Course.
  • Proficient in EMR.
  • Physician has approval from facility to perform self study animal lab(s).
  • A minimum of 2 years out of fellowship.


Part I- April 26-27, 2019
Baltimore, MD

Part II, July 26-27, 2019
Tampa, FL

Registration Closed


Part I- June 28-29, 2019
Gainesville, FL

Part II, September 27-28, 2019
Tampa, FL

Registration Closed


Part I- August 23-24, 2019
Gainesville, FL

Part II, November 8-9, 2019
Tampa, FL

Registration Closed


Part I- December 13-14, 2019
Houston, TX

Part II, March 20-21, 2020
La Jolla CA

Registration Closed


The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course.

Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD

Gastroenterologist, Hepatology and Endoscopy
Brigham and Women's Hospital

Peter Draganov, MD, FASGE, ACAF, FACG

Professor of Medicine
University of Florida

Sergey V. Kantsevoy, MD, PhD

Director, The Center for Therapeutic Endoscopy
Digestive Health and Liver Disease at Mercy
Institute for Digestive Health and Liver Disease

Mohamed O Othman, M.D.

Chief, Gastroenterology Section, BSLMC
Director of Advanced Endoscopy
Assistant Professor of Medicine - Gastroenterology  and Hepatology Section
Baylor College of Medicine

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