M. Ines Pinto-Sanchez, Assistant professor , MD, MSc, CNSC

McMaster University

Dr. Pinto-Sanchez obtained her MD certification in 2002, and completed her Gastroenterology training in 2008 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She joined the Farncombe Institute at McMasterUniversity in 2010 as clinical research fellow and obtained Master in Science in Health Research Methodology degree in 2014. She completed a Clinical Gastroenterology and Nutrition fellow in 2017 in the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University and has obtained Clinician Nutrition Specialist Certification from the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification (NBNSC). Dr. Pinto-Sanchez is currently an active medical staff at the Gastroenterology Division at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences where she provides consultation services in the area of gastroenterology and Nutrition. She is the Lead of the Celiac Clinic at McMaster University and provides nutrition support for the Home Parenteral Nutrition program and Intestinal failure clinic. Her clinical and research interest include the diagnosis and treatment of different gastrointestinal conditions with focus on celiac disease and gluten related disorders. She has received different awards and has over 60 publications, most in high impact journals

Management of adult patients with intestinal failure

In this presentation we will cover the following 1) Indications for long-term PN , including IF in patients with current or prior malignancy; 2) Challenges of managing long-term PN patients, including management of underlying disease, sepsis, thrombosis, IF-related liver disease, osteoporosis, etc. 3) Indications for GLP-agonists in adult IF patients 4) Long-term prognosis of IF patients – should transplant be considered; data from HHS program / Canadian HTPN Registry