39th GEEW

39th GEEW

June 19 - June 21, 2022

Prof Jacques Devière, Prof Marianna Arvanitakis, Dr Pierre Eisendrath, Prof Olivier Le Moine, Dr Alain Vandermeeren

Brussels Expo and Live Streaming (Hybrid Event)

Place de Belgique 1

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


Event Category


All ESGE members are entitled to a 20% reduction when registering to attend, in-person, the 39th GEEW workshop in Brussels. Please log into your ESGE membership dashboard to access 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, leaks)
• Barrett’s treatment
• Percutaneous gastrostomy and jejunostomy
• Transjugular liver biopsy, TIPS
• Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography, cholangioscopy
• Magnets aided tissue remodelling
• Single use endoscopes

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 multi-disciplinary 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. Incorporation of follow-up after the procedures, including clinical evaluation and pathology results
7. Teaching on prevention and treatment of adverse events