Early management of acute pancreatitis

Sat, 28.10.2017
09:00 - 10:30
Hall 6
Session Learning Objective
  1. Initial management of severe acute pancreatitis (hydration, the use of antibiotics, nutrition) and how to stage severity in acute pancreatitis.
  2. Determination of aetiology
  3. The potential role of ERCP in acute biliary pancreatitis
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Video Case Session I: Diagnosis and management of biliary and pancreatic strictures

Sat, 28.10.2017
11:00 - 13:00
Hall 6
Session Learning Objective
  1. To teach various means of endoscopic diagnosis of biliary strictures
  2. To teach techniques of endoscopic management of biliary and pancreatic strictures
  3. To teach the role of EUS in pancreatic lesion diagnosis
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Extraintestinal manifestations of IBD and co-morbidity

Sat, 28.10.2017
11:00 - 13:00
Room C1
Session Learning Objective
  1. Epidemiology of extra-intestinal manifestations of IBD
  2. Clinical manifestations and diagnostic strategy
  3. Therapeutic considerations with relation to IBD
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H. pylori: From epidemiology to clinical management

Sat, 28.10.2017
11:00 - 13:00
Room C2
Session Learning Objective
  1. Epidemiology and consequences of H. pylori infection; effects on other organs and diseases
  2. Available diagnostic modalities and their pitfalls
  3. Eradication schemes and treatment resistance
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Update on the management of pancreatic adenocarcinoma

Sat, 28.10.2017
11:00 - 13:00
Room F3
Session Learning Objective
  1. Diagnostic work-up and pitfalls of available diagnostic modalities
  2. Therapeutic management: Chemotherapy and surgery
  3. Palliation: the role of endoscopy, nutrition and pain management
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Video Case Session 2: Endoscopic stenting in the upper GI tract, endoscopy in IBD and lower GI bleeding

Sat, 28.10.2017
14:00 - 16:30
Hall 6
Session Learning Objective
  1. To teach how to perform oesophageal and duodenal stenting
  2. To teach how endoscopy can diagnose and treat lower GI bleeding
  3. To teach the role of endoscopy in IBD surveillance and stricture management
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Management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)

Sat, 28.10.2017
14:00 - 16:30
Room C1
Session Learning Objective
  1. Concepts of GORD pathophysiology
  2. Appropriate use of different modalities for GORD diagnosis (pH metry, pH-impedance etc.)
  3. Pharmacological therapy and non-pharmacological therapy (including endoscopic procedures and surgery)
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Therapy update in GI cancers

Sat, 28.10.2017
14:00 - 16:30
Room C2
Session Learning Objective
  1. Learn the state of the art of managing adenocarcinoma of oesophagogastric junction, colorectal cancer and
  2. Learn the value of perioperative/neoadjuvant treatment in adenocarcinoma of oesophagogastric junction cancer
  3. Learn the state of immunotherapy in GI cancers
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Assessment of liver function: Pearls for the clinician

Sat, 28.10.2017
14:00 - 16:30
Room F3
Session Learning Objective
  1. When to assess liver function
  2. What methods are available for liver function assessment
  3. How to predict and prevent liver failure prior to major surgery
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All you wanted to know about coeliac disease - but did not dare to ask!

Sun, 29.10.2017
08:30 - 10:30
Hall 6
Session Learning Objective
  1. Coeliac disease: Epidemiology, diagnosis and therapeutic management
  2. How to differentiate between coeliac disease, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, food allergies, non-coeliac gluten sensitivity and IBS
  3. Refractory coeliac disease
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