11. International Symposium of Gastroenterology

Date

05/12/2016 to 05/14/2016

Venue

Russia, Saint Petersburg

Countries

AUT, BIH, CAN, CZE, DNK, EST, DEU, ITA, KAZ, MNG, POL, SVK, SRB, RUS, ESP, UKR, GBR

Number of participants

374

Topics

NAFLD and metabolic syndrome; Progress in therapeutic endoscopy; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in GERD; Hepatology; Colorectal malignancy

Accreditation

11th International Symposium of Gastroenterology (ISG)” is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

11th International Symposium of Gastroenterology (ISG)” is designated for a maximum of (or ‘for up to’) 9 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Programme

Abstracts

Opening session

Metabolic syndrome – Obesity as a risk factor for GI-disease development

Session I: NAFLD and comorbidity

Current approaches to diagnosis and treatment of NAFLD

NAFLD and alcoholic liver disease: Similarities and differences

Session II: Progress in therapeutic endoscopy

Endoscopic surgery – Emerging techniques which completely changed the current clinical practice

The European perspective of endoscopic submucosal dissection

Endoscopic diagnosis and tissue sampling in Barrett’s oesophagus

Is POEM a valid method for the treatment of achalasia patients?

Session III: Inflammatory bowel disease

Progress in conservative therapy in IBD

Can we use the aminosalicylates in clinical practice in IBD patients?

Laparoscopic procedures in IBD: Limits and advantages

Endoscopic surveillance of colorectal carcinoma and dysplasia in IBD patients

Functional GI disorders and IBD debut (clinical cases)

Session IV: Diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in GERD

Questions of diagnostics and treatment of different forms of GERD

GERD complications: Barrett’s metaplasia and others. Recommendation for clinical practice

GERD in patients with metabolic syndrome

Session V: Hepatology

Diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities in primary sclerosing cholangitis

Alcoholic liver diseases: Diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities

Session VI: Colorectal malignancy

Screening of colorectal carcinoma: Hot topics in current clinical gastroenterology

IBD as a risk factor for colorectal carcinoma. A real threat or more likely fiction at this time?

How to make the screening for colorectal carcinoma more effective

Photogallery ISG 2016