ASCP: September 11-13 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ
Friday, September 13, 2019, 2:40-4:10 PM
CS11-19 Practical Updates in Challenging Gastrointestinal Topics – GIPS
• Describe the differences in gene expression between hyperplastic polyps and sessile serrated polyps, discuss the significance of sessile serrated polyps in IBD, and identify the differences between serrated lesions of the appendix and serrated lesions of the colon.
• Be up to date with the new WHO (5th edition) classification of biliary neoplasms, understand the diagnostic challenges and clinical implications of biliary neoplasms, and understand new molecular pathology and genetics information in biliary neoplasms.
• Evaluate and report on anal cytology using updated guidelines (Bethesda system updates), understand screening strategies for populations at risk for anal neoplasia, and implement terminology and guidelines recommended by the Lower Anogenital Squamous Terminology project consensus.
Steve Hart (UCLA): Update on Anal Pathology
Jiaqi Shi (U of Michigan): WHO Update on Biliary Tumors
David Hernandez Gonzalo (U of Florida): Update on Sessile Serrated Adenomas