38th GEEW

38th GEEW

June 20 - June 22, 2021

Event directors: Jacques Devière, Marianna Arvanitakis, Daniel Blero, Pierre Eisendrath, Arnaud Lemmers, Olivier Le Moine, Alain Vandermeeren

Brussels Exhibition Centre, Auditorium 2000

Place de Belgique 1
1020 Brussels

Contact information
Contact person: Mrs Nancy Beauprez
Email: nancy.beauprez@erasme.ulb.ac.be
Address: Erasme Hospital Route de Lennik 808 BRUSSELS, - 1070 Belgium


Event Category

ESGE individual members receive a significant fee reduction



Update 18.03.2020: Due to COVID-19 outbreak and directives, 38th GEEW  – Brussels will be postponed to June 20-22, 2021.

ESGE members receive a 20% fee reduction, please visit the members’ dashboard to obtain your discount code.


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
Artificial intelligence
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
Endoluminal surgery for morbid obesity
Endoluminal surgery for GERD
Duodenal resurfacing for the treatment of diabetes
Therapeutic ERCP, cholangioscopy
Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
Therapeutic EUS – Transmural anastomoses – Pseudocysts drainage and necrosectomy
Treatment of surgical complications (stenoses, fistulae, leak)
Barrett’s treatment
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 and medical students, biomedical engineers and industry partners.

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