European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

33rd GEEW - Gastroenterology and Endotherapy European Workshop

Date June 15 - 17, 2015
Event Country Brussels, Belgium
  • Event directors:
  • Jacques Devière, Marianna Arvanitakis, Pierre Eisendrath, Olivier Le Moine, Alain Vandermeeren, André Van Gossum
  • Brussels Expo
    Place de Belgique 1
    1020 Brussels
  • Contact person - general info:
    Mrs Nancy Beauprez, Course Coordinator GEEW
  • Email:
  • Address - general info:
    Gastroenterology Department
    ERASME Hospital
    Route de Lennik 808
    1070 Brussels
  • 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 and of 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
    - 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
    The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, surgeons, internists and oncologists, nurses and GI assistants, MD in training, medical students and biomedical engineers.
    The format is based on live cases transmitted from Erasme Hospital, produced by a professional team in collaboration with experienced physicians and dedicated to provide the most comprehensive illustration of the procedures. All over the procedures, information summarizing the most recent publications will be displayed to reinforce the discussion based on scientific evidence.
  • Programme and information
Event Category ESGE Endorsed Event

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