ISGCON 2018

59th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Gastroenterology

28th November - 1st December 2018
Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre, Kochi, Kerala

 

 

CME PROGRAM

Pre Conference CME - Scientific Program
28.11.2018, Wednesday - 08:45 to 17:45
With 1 hour Lunch Break - 13:00 to 14:00

08:45 - 09:00

Session 1

08:45 - 09:00

Inauguration

One minute silence for flood victims

 

Naresh Bhat, Govind Makharia, P Augustine, Mathew Philip, Sunil Mathai, GN Ramesh, H Ramesh

 

09:00 - 10:00
 

Session 2: Interface with Basic Sciences
Coordinator:
Varghese Thomas, Chairs: VG Mohanprasad, KT Shenoy, Usha Dutta, Simon Travis

9:00 - 9:20

Modulation of the GI Micro biome: towards probiotics and FMT in GI disease

Vineet Ahuja

9:20 - 9:40

Understanding the colonic cancer genetic syndromes

KM Mohandas

9:40 - 10:00

Genetic studies in chronic pancreatitis: separating the chaff from the grain

DN Reddy

 

 

 

10:00 - 11:05
 

Session 3: Interface with Oncology
Coordinator:
KR Vinayakumar, Chairs: SL Broor, Philip Abraham, V Jayanthi, Samir Shah

10:00 - 10:15

H Pylori and carcinogenesis

AS Puri

10:15 - 10:30

Diagnosis and management of early esophageal cancer

Prasad Iyer

10:30 - 10:50

GB cancer: is there new light at the end of the old tunnel?

Anil Aggarwal

10:50 - 11:05

DAA therapy and the risks of hepatocellular carcinoma- Is the risk real ? What are the solutions?

Subrat Acharya

 

 

 

11:05 - 11:50
 

Session 4: interface with radiology
Coordinator:
Roy Mukkada, Chairs: SP Misra, Anu Eapen, Lijesh Kumar, Shanmugasundaram

11:05 - 11:20

Elastography – can it replace biopsy?

Nori Vijayabhaskar

11:20 - 11:35

Left gastric artery embolization: can it replace other obesity treatments

Rajesh Antony

11:35 - 11:50

PET CT in GI malignancies: where do we stand, and where do we go from here?

Sudeep Shah

 

 

 

11:50 - 13:00
 

Session 5: Interface with Hepatology
Coordinator:
Abraham Koshy, Chairs: RK Dhiman, PN Rao, S Sudhindran, Sudhanshu Patwari, Tayumanavan

11:50 - 12:05

Portal biliopathy: a consequence of procrastination?

Ajay Duseja

12:05 - 12:25

Hepatitis C therapy: have we found the right formula?

Paul J Thuluvath

12:25 - 12:40

Transplantation for acute alcoholic hepatitis: where do we stand?

Dharmesh Kapoor

12:40 - 13:00

ACLF management-a practical approach

Shiv Sarin

 

 

 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

 

 

 

14:00 - 14:45
 

Session 6: Interface with Endoscopy-1
Coordinator:
RP Venu: Chairs: Krishnadas, RP Wadhwa, L Venkatakrishnan, GC Pai

14:00 - 14:15

Image enhanced endoscopy- future trends

Sneha John

14:15 - 14:30

Robotic Endoscopy – towards reality?

Lawrence Ho

14:30 - 14:45

Intraductal endoscopy- The Flips and the flops

Randhir Sud

 

 

 

14:45 - 15:45
 

Session 6: Interface with Gastrointestinal Surgery
Coordinator:
P Dhar Chairs: K Prakash, Vikram Bhatia, CJ Varghese, Baiju Senadhipan

14:45 - 15:05

IPMN: observe or resect and when?

Adarsh Chaudhary

15:05 - 15:25

Current role of metabolic surgery

Praveen Raj Palanivelu

15:25 - 15:45

Newer approaches in rectal cancer to improve R0 resection

Rohin Mittal

 

 

 

15:45 - 16:45
 

Session 8: Interface with Endoscopy-2
Coordinator;
Sunil K Mathai, Chairs: KR Palaniswami, P Zacharias, Sandeep Lakhtakia, Rajiv Mehta

15:45 - 16:05

Advances in EUS - have the goals been met?

Kenneth Binmoeller

16:05 - 16:25

Third space endoscopy - present and future

Amit Maydeo

16:25 - 16:45

EUS guided biliary drainage –who, when , which and how ?

Kazuo Hara

 

 

 

16:45 - 17:45
 

Session 9: Gazing into the crystal ball: recent advances and a look into the future
Coordinator:
KT Shenoy, Chairs: TS Chandrasekar, Ismail Siyad, Geetha Sanil, Thomas CP

16:45 - 17:05

Personalized genomic medicine: is it possible in gastroenterology?

Douglas Corley

17:05 - 17:25

Statin prescription in portal hypertension – are we practising evidence based medicine?

CE Eapen

17:25 - 17:45

Crohn’s disease in children: are the goal posts different?

Malathy Sathyasekharan