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The certificate for this activity is for PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain that mucosectomy of the anorectal stump with pouch anastomosis may reduce but does not eliminate the risk of development of neoplasia in FAP
  2. Outline the real incidence of adenomatous polyps, dysplasia, cancer in the rectal cuff and anal transitional zone following restorative proctocolectomy (RP) in FAP
  3. Explain and discuss the importance of adhering to scheduled timely surveillance pouchoscopy for early detection of neoplasias following RP
  4. Calculate the staging system to measure the severity of the ATZ/Pouch adenomatous polyposis following IPAA for FAP
  5. Identify which technique of anastomosis has higher incidence of post RP Neoplasias
Price: $10.00


  • ACCME 1.5 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: DCR0821
Published: August 2021
Expires: 8/31/2024
Required Passing Score: 5/7 (71%)
Authors: Lee, Chun Hin Angus M.B.B.S. (Hons.), F.R.A.C.S., Kalady, Matthew F. M.D., Burke, Carol A. M.D., Mankaney, Gautam M.D., Ali Abbass, Mohammad M.D., Jia, Xue M.D., M.P.H. & Church, James M.B.Ch.B., F.R.A.C.S.
Categories: Cancer , Surgical