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35th GEEW

19 June 201721 June 2017

Event topics:
Advanced diagnostic imaging in upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
– Capsule enteroscopy / colonoscopy
– Advanced imaging and therapy in inflammatory bowel disease
– Enteroscopy – Balloon and spiral assisted
– Endocytoscopy, confocal endoscopy
– Mucosal resection and submucosal dissection
– Latest technologies of hemostasis for bleeding ulcers and varices
– EUS, FNA, contrast EUS
– Dilation of gastrointestinal strictures and stenting
– Zenker’s diverticulotomy
– Peroral endoscopic myotomy for achalasia
– Endoluminal transoral surgery for morbid obesity
– Duodenal resurfacing for the treatment of diabetes
– Therapeutic ERCP
– Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
– Therapeutic EUS – Transmural anastomoses – Pseudocysts drainage and necrosectomy
– Treatment of surgical complications (stenoses, fistulae, leak)
– Barrett’s ablation
– Percutaneous gastrostomy and jejunostomy
– Transjugular liver biopsies, TIPS
– Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiographies
Event aims:
The learning objectives of the course will be:
1. Evaluation of established and most recent endoscopy techniques, assessing their clinical utility in a multidisciplinary setting
2. Description of pre-therapeutic assessment and post-treatment follow up
3. Detailed technical teaching of various procedures
4. Providing scientific appraisal of technologies, evidence-based, with comparison with other approaches
5. Recognition of the role of endoscopy in digestive diseases and its interaction with gastroenterology, surgery, oncology, radiology and transplantation
6. Teaching on prevention and treatment of complications


19 June 2017
21 June 2017
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Jacques Devière
Marianna Arvanitakis
Pierre Eisendrath
Olivier Le Moine
Alain Vandermeeren
André Van Gossum


Brussels Exhibition Centre
Place de Belgique 1
Brussels, 1020 Belgium
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