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Endoscopy in Gastrointestinal Oncology

12 ESCO credits

11.03.2011  -  12.03.2011



Gastro-intestinal tumours


Course Directors: C.J. Gostout, US - M. Conio, IT
Scientific Coordinator: P.D. Siersema, NL

The course will consist of a series of focused presentations and update lectures. A high level of interaction between the faculty and audience is intended and featured in a mini-discusion with question and answers format.
Speakers and discussants will be using case illustrative, case examples and high quality video throughout the program.


General information


Francesca Marangoni
European School of Oncology
Via del Bollo, 4
20123 Milan - Italy
Tel: +39 02 8546 4525
Fax: +39 02 8546 4545

Nobile Collegio Chimico Farmaceutico
Via in Miranda 10
(Via dei Fori Imperiali)
00186 Rome, Italy
Tel: +39 06 679 2123
Fax: +39 06 679 2690

The official language of the course will be English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.

All participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance at the close of the course.
The course has achieved ACOE CME accreditation approval and has been granted 12 European CME credits.
The event has also obtained 9 Italian CME credits from the Italian Ministry of Health.
In order to have the educational credits for this course, it is necessary the full participation. 

The badge is the only official evidence of registration and should be worn at all times during the course. Loss of badge means loss of registration.

The organisers bear no responsibility for untoward events in connection with, before, during and after the course. Participants are strongly advised to take out their own personal and travel insurance coverage.

Slides of the lectures are available in ClubESO member area.
Videos of speakers' presentations are available here

Faculty list


FACULTY (as of September 2010)
P.G. Arcidiacono, Ospedale San Raffaele, Department of Gastroenterology, Milan, IT
J. Baillie, Wake Forest University Health Sciences Center, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders Service, Winston-Salem, US
M. Barthet, Hôpital Nord, Service d'Hépato-Gastroentérologie, Marseille, FR
L.G. Brandt, Montefiore Medical Center/AECOM, Division of Gastroenterology, New York, US
A. Chak, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, US
L. Cipolletta, Ospedale Maresca, Department of Gastroenterology, Torre del Greco, IT
R. Conigliaro, General Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Modena, IT
M. Conio, General Hospital, Department of Gastroenterology, Sanremo, IT
G. Costamagna, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, U.O. di Endoscopia Digestiva Chirurgica, Rome, IT
J. East, John Radcliffe Hospital, Translational Gastroenterology Unit, Oxford, UK
D. Fisher, Duke University, Division of Gastroenterology, Durham, US
C. Florent, Hopital St. Antoine, Department of Gastroenterology, Paris, FR
M. Giovannini, Paoli-Calmette Institute, Endoscopy Unit, Marseille, FR
C.J. Gostout, Mayo Clinic, Division of Endoscopy, Rochester, US
E. Grossi, Centro Diagnostico Italiano, Milan, IT
T. Matsuda, National Cancer Center Hospital, Endoscopy Division, Tokyo, JP
H. Messmann, Clinic of Augsburg, III Medical Department, Augsburg, DE
I. Oda, National Cancer Center Hospital, Endoscopy Division, Tokyo, JP
T. Ponchon, Hôpital Edouard-Herriot, Department of Gastroenterology, Lyon, FR
A. Repici, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Endoscopy Unit, Milan, IT
R. Rosati, Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS, Milan, IT
P.D. Siersema, University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Utrecht, NL
M. Traina, ISMETT-UPMC, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Palermo, IT
G. Vanbiervliet, Hôpital L'Archet 2, Pôle Digestif, Nice, FR


11 March



  8:30Risk factors for Barrett's esophagus
A. Chak, US
  8:50Reflux and Barrett's esophagus: what’s new?            
E. Grossi, IT
  9:05Genetic of Barrett's esophagus: Familial Barrett’s Esophagus
A. Chak, US
  9:20Barrett’s esophagus diagnosis (quiz)          
H. Messmann, DE
  9:40Endoscopic treatment of early cancer in Barrett’s esophagus  
M. Conio, IT


Low-grade dysplasia: what to do? 
A. Chak, US
 10:10Panel mini-discussion with videos
 10:30Coffee Break
 10:45Esophageal ESD
I. Oda, JP
 11:10Esophageal cancer: the appropriate staging  
R. Rosati, IT
 11:25Centralization of esophageal cancer treatment   
P.D. Siersema, NL
 11:40Chromoscopy, management and surveillance of SCC
I. Oda, JP
 11:55Panel mini-discussion with videos  


 13:45Esophageal stents for malignant and benign indications
P.D. Siersema, NL

Benign esophageal/hypopharyngeal strictures: management options  
M. Conio, IT


EUS in pancreatobiliary malignancies  
P.G. Arcidiacono, IT

 14:40EUS and/or ERCP in difficult situations    
M. Giovannini, FR

Management of cystic lesions of the pancreas   
M. Barthet, FR

 15:15Indications and results of enteral stent placement
G. Vanbiervliet, FR
 15:30Panel mini-discussion with illustrative case examples-questions
 15:50Coffee Break
 16:05Distinguishing benign from malignant biliary strictures 
J. Baillie, US
 16:25Post transplantation strictures: which stent type and optimal staging?  
M. Traina, IT
 16:40Panel mini-discussion with illustrative case examples-questions


12 March



  8:30GI Bleeding from neoplasia: how do we manage? 
C.J. Gostout, US
  8:50Enteroscopy and capsule endoscopy in multiple polyps syndromes
T. Ponchon, FR
  9:10Panel mini-discussion with illustrative case examples-questions

Management of duodenal polyps and periampullary lesions 
C.J. Gostout, US

  9:50Endoscopy in patients with IBD    
J. East, UK


Managing AMS, DALMS, and Strictures  
H. Messmann, DE


Panel mini-discussion with videos
 10:45Coffee break
 11:00Update Lecture – Refractory Clostridium Difficile infection: the role of fecal transplantation
L. Brandt, US
 11:20Update Lecture - Colorectal cancer screening
D. Fisher, US
 11:40Update Lecture - Endoscopic management of hilar strictures
G. Costamagna, IT
 12:00Update lecture - New techniques for endoscopic resection  
C.J. Gostout, US
 12:15Panel mini-discussion
 13:45Colonoscopy, virtual colonoscopy, capsule endoscopy 
J. East, UK
 14:05Epidemiology of colorectal polyps
L. Cipolletta, IT
 14:15Post-polypectomy surveillance
D. Fisher, US
 14:30What about the difficult polyp?
T. Ponchon, FR
 16:50The EMR-C in the colon
M. Conio, IT
 15:00Panel mini-discussion with illustrative case examples-questions
 15:20Coffee Break
 15:40Colorectal ESD
T. Matsuda, JP
 16:05Perforations, leaks and fistula: case examples & videos
M. Conio, IT - C.J. Gostout, US - P.D. Siersema, NL
 16:25Colorectal stents
A. Repici, IT
 16:40Panel mini-discussion with illustrative case examples-questions