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Presenter : Dr. Tan Soon Seng
Posted in : Gastroenerology | Surgery | Family Medicine
CPD Activity (1.0 credit)
About the Course
Acute gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a potentially life-threatening abdominal emergency that remains a common cause of hospitalization. Upper GI bleeding (UGIB) is defined as bleeding derived from a source proximal to the ligament of Treitz. Causes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding can be broadly classified into variceal and nonvariceal bleeds. Test your knowledge of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in this interactive case-based discussion.
Participants must obtain a minimum score of 80% to obtain 1 CPD point, that will be credited instantly in your MMA CPD account.

About the Presenter

Dr Tan Soon Seng
  • Gastroenterology
Procedure Focus
  • Upper GI Endoscopy (OGDS)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy / FUSE
  • Euteroscopy (Single / Double Ballon)
  • ERCP
  • Fibroscan
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Condition Treated
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases | Liver and Pancreatobiliary Disease
Memberships & Associations
  • Secretary of Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Postgraduate Clinical Training
  • Registrar, Gastroenterology, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK, 1992 - 1994
  • Senior Registrar, Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur Jan 1995 - Sept 1996
  • Consultant Gastroenterologist, Division of Gastroenterology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Sept 1996 - July 1999
  • Research and Clinical Fellow, Scottish Liver Transplant Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh, UK, Nov 1996 - April 1997
  • Fellow in Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherland, May - Nov 1997
  • Honorary Lecturer, Primary Medicine, UKM, Kuala Lumpur and Clinical Supervisor & Coordinator of Medical Posting for Year 3 Undergraduate, Department of Medicine, UKM, Kuala Lumpu, Jan 1998 - July 1999
Board Certification
  • Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom, MRCP (UK) 1997
  • Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom, MRCP (UK) 1993Malaysia, AM (Mal) 1996
Medical School
  • MBBS, University Malaya, Malaysia, 1987
Main Hospital
  • Subang Jaya Medical Centre – SJMC