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ISGCON 2018 

Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre, Kochi, Kerla,  28 November 2018 -01 December 2018


Conferences
Genetic Studies in Chronic Pancreatitis: Separating the Grain from the Chaff
Dr Nageshwar Reddy, Hyderabad, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Hereditary pancreatitis is caused by a mutation in the cationic trypsinogen gene.Hereditary pancreatitis is clinically indistinguishable from other forms and va ...MORE
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Four Generations of Gut Microbiome Manipulation
Dr Vineet Ahuja, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Neurology
According to the South East Asian Gastro-Neuro Motility Association Working Team Report, probiotics are effective in chronic pouchitis, radiotherapy-induced dia ...MORE
472 Views
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Hepatitis C: Have we Found the Right Formula?
Dr Paul J Thuluvath, Baltimore, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Nephrology
Limitations of pangenotypic drugs:Sofosbuvir + velpatasvir for 12 weeks (contraindicated when GFR < 30 ml)Glecaprevir + pibrentasvir for 8-12 weeks (safe in ...MORE
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Intraductal Endoscopy: The Flips and the Flops
Dr Randhir Sud, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Intraductal endoscopy is safe and useful, and renders an enhanced accuracy in the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures (IDBS).Diagnostic indications fo ...MORE
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PET & CT in GI Tumors: Where Do We Stand and Where Do We Go from Here
Dr Sudeep Shah, Mumbai, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Positron emission tomography (PET) scan exposes an individual to 25 mSv, which is equivalent to 8 years of background radiation; while that from CT abdomen pelv ...MORE
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Liver Transplantation for Severe Acute Alcoholic Hepatitis
Dr Dharmesh Kapoor, Hyderabad, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Transplantation
Patterns of alcohol consumption after liver transplantation:AbstainersOccasional consumersSlipExcessive consumptionLiver transplantation for SAH is an emergency ...MORE
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Increasing Detection of Neoplasia with New Technology
Dr Sneha John, Australia, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Radiology
4-LED multi-light technologySpecific light spectrum settings targeting the mucosal layers result in improved contrast and higher definition of imaging.Al in ima ...MORE
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Current Role of Metabolic Surgery
Dr Praveen Raj Palanivelu, Coimbatore, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #General Surgery
The intestine is the largest endocrine organ of the body.Metabolic syndrome is a result of a complex interaction of intestines, adipose tissue and pancreas.Bari ...MORE
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Robotic Endoscopy: Towards Reality?
Dr Lawrence Ho, Singapore, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Ideal endosurgical system: Master And Slave Transluminal Endoscopic Robot (MASTER).MASTER has 2 arms: robotic system with haptic feedback.MASTER is the world&rs ...MORE
446 Views
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EUS-guided vascular interventions: Fact or Fancy?
Dr Kenneth Binmoeller, California, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
What does EUS add to endoscopy-guided therapy?Detect vessel lumen, confirm blood flowTarget “feeder” vesselControl delivery of treatmentConfirm trea ...MORE
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ACLF Management
Dr Shiv Sarin, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is a condition occurring with 4-12 weeks of jaundice and/or an inciting event in cirrhosis resulting in hepatic decompensa ...MORE
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Indian contribution to GI motility and functional GI Disease Research
Dr Uday C Ghoshal, Lucknow, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Gut-brain interaction has been suggested as a process underlying the occurrence of functional gastrointestinal disorders.Rome IV: Multi-dimensional clinical pro ...MORE
469 Views
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Lean NAFLD: The Indian Scenario
Dr AC Anand, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Approximately 5-15% of the non-obese population in India may present with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) —lean NAFLD.Known etiological factors f ...MORE
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NASH: Standard of Care in 2018
Dr Ajay Duseja, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diet and exercise are recommended for patients with NAFLD. Evidence suggests that this measure can aid in reduction of liver fat and/or liver aminotransferase c ...MORE
531 Views
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National Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Hepatitis C
Dr RK Dhiman, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
These National guidelines are evidence-based and considers global recommendations as well as experience of clinicians from the Indian state of Punjab.All patien ...MORE
472 Views
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Challenges of the Young Gastroenterologists: Are there any Solutions?
Dr Naresh Bhat, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Challenges faced by young Gastroenterologists: Technical skills but no cognitive skills; No choice in small towns; Is someone willing to accept them? Remunerati ...MORE
450 Views
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Pushing the limits of Conventional Therapy to Improve Outcomes Slow Continuous Low-dose Knfusion
Dr Vivek Saraswat, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Pushing the limits of Conventional Therapy to Improve Outcomes Slow Continuous Low-dose Knfusion of Furosemide, Albumin and Terlipressin (SCALFI T) for Large As ...MORE
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Conferences
Journey of fat in the body: A source of energy or a Scourge of Diseases
Dr Anil Arora, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fat is an energy rich nutrient, digested and absorbed by a tightly regulated process.The fat molecule is called a triglyceride. It consists of a glycerol molecu ...MORE
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Gut Microbiome Diversity in Acute Severe Colitis is Distinct from Mild
Dr Saurabh Kedia, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Gut Microbiome Diversity in Acute Severe Colitis is Distinct from Mild to Moderate Ulcerative ColitisA prospective observational study compared the gut microbi ...MORE
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Conferences
Utility of neutrophil CD64 in Distinguishing Bacterial Infection from Disease Flare in Severe AH
Dr Gaurav Pande, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
The complexity of the clinical presentation of both infections and inflammation creates the need of biomarker that can reliably differentiate.PMNs can express 3 ...MORE
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Hepatitis B Virus-infected Pregnant Females with Higher Circulating HBsAg
Dr Ashish Kumar Vyas, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Hepatitis B Virus-infected Pregnant Females with Higher Circulating HBsAg Levels Showed Impaired Immune Imprint in their Newborns at BirthTransmission of hepati ...MORE
525 Views
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Dynamic Associations of AP with Gut Microbial Dysbiosis
Dr Aparna Jakkampudi, Hyderabad, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Transplantation
Dynamic Associations of AP with Gut Microbial Dysbiosis & Altered Intestinal Permeability: Lessons Learnt from Experimental ModelTargeting the gut microbiom ...MORE
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Endoscopic Innovations: Thinking Outside the Box
Dr Nageshwar Reddy, Hyderabad, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Factors that discourage innovation in gastrointestinal endoscopy are regulatory processes, prevalent culture, current mindset, and economic issues.Disadvantages ...MORE
459 Views
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CDI: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, New Guidelines on Therapy, Novel Treatments, Immunity and immunization
Prof Ciaran P Kelly, USA, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Increasing burden of disease.Factors contributing to increased incidence and severityHost factors: Age; Immune response; Underlying diseaseC. difficile bacteria ...MORE
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Newer Treatment Strategies for Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy in ACLF
Dr RK Dhiman, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
HE with all grades of severity and independent of other organ failures is associated with increased mortality; the mortality is higher in grade 3-4 compared wit ...MORE
447 Views
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ISG Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of H. pylori
Dr Vineet Ahuja, New Delhi, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Therapy of H. pylori should be based on local antibiotic resistance pattern, if possible.The currently recommended first-line therapy for H. pylori infection in ...MORE
626 Views
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Predictive Models of the Outcome of Medical Management of Acute Severe UC Using PCA & Artificial Neural Network
Dr Uday C Ghoshal, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
About 15% patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis (UC) fail to respond to medical treatment needing cyclosporine, biologicals and colectomy.An early predi ...MORE
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Overlap Between Functional & Physical Diseases: Impact on the Management
Dr Sandeep Grover, Chandigarh, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Neurology
There is significant overlap between organic and functional GID, other functional disorders and psychiatric disorders.Anxiety and depression often co-exist with ...MORE
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ISG Task Force Guidelines for H. pylori: Epidemiology, Indications, Associations
Dr Amit Dutta, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
H. pylori infection is transmissible.There is regional variation in the reported prevalence of H. pylori infection from India.H. pylori infection is associated ...MORE
614 Views
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Post ERCP Duodenal Perforation
Dr RK Wadhwa, 05 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Factors associated with an increased risk of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (post-ECRP) perforation are dilated common bile duct; dysfuncti ...MORE
446 Views
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HBV: Newer Strategies for Eradication
Dr VA Saraswat, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Approaches towards the management of HBV infection comprise virologic suppression, ‘functional’ cure, and complete or ‘virologic’ cure.V ...MORE
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ACLF Patients Awaiting Transplant: Options for Bridge Therapy
Dr Sanjiv Saigal, Gurugram, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Transplantation
Role of bio-artificial devices (MARS group) – a significant improvement in bilirubin, creatinine, and hepatic encephalopathy.The scope of bridge therapy i ...MORE
467 Views
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Diet as a Therapy for IBD
Dr Saurabh Kedia, New Delhi, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Pediatrics
Induction of remission: Exclusive enteral nutrition: Important place for induction of remission in pediatric CD, upcoming in adults. Elimination diets: Need fur ...MORE
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Post Treatment Surveillance of Chronic HBV
Dr VK Dixit, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection cannot be eradicated completely owing to the persistence of cccDNA in the nucleus of infected hepatocytes and integration of ...MORE
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Management Strategies and Surveillance in Barretts Esophagus
Dr Prateek Sharma, USA, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Oncology
Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is the main risk factor for esophageal cancer, a cancer rising in incidence.BE patients should be enrolled in surveillance.Medica ...MORE
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DAA Therapy and the risk of HCC: Is the Risk Real? What are the Solutions?
Dr Subrat Kumar Acharya, Bhubaneswar, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
There is no substantial evidence to associate DAA to apparent enhanced detection frequency of HCCTreatment ambit/reach includes advanced disease which was not p ...MORE
468 Views
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Treatment of HCV: Cirrhosis and DAA Failures
Dr Paul J Thuluvath, Baltimore, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Treatment-emergent RASs, especially NS5A resistant RASs, are common, and have an impact on SVR when 2-drug DAA regimen with or without ribavirin is used:NS3 RAS ...MORE
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Post ERCP Duodenal Perforation
Dr RK Wadhwa, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Gastroenterology
Factors associated with an increased risk of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (post-ECRP) perforation are dilated common bile duct; dysfuncti ...MORE
431 Views
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Indian Guidelines on Constipation
Dr Uday C Ghoshal, Lucknow, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine
Chronic constipation is common in India.Bristol stool types I-III increases diagnostic sensitivity of chronic constipation in India than types I-II as defined i ...MORE
499 Views
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H. pylori and Carcinogenesis
Dr AS Puri, New Delhi, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Strong evidence links H. pylori to Gastric Adenocarcinoma & Maltoma.Worldwide reduction in non-cardia Ca stomach attributed to decreasing prevalence of H. p ...MORE
486 Views
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National Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Hepatitis C
Dr RK Dhiman, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
These National guidelines are evidence-based and considers global recommendations as well as experience of clinicians from the Indian state of Punjab.All patien ...MORE
480 Views
0 Comments

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ISG Guidelines on Diagnosis and Management of H. pylori
Dr Usha Dutta, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Infectious Diseases
Non-invasive tests are appropriate for H. pylori eradication.Serological tests have limited role in H. pylori management.Before testing for H. pylori infection, ...MORE
547 Views
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Thromboelastography-guided Blood Product Transfusion in Patients
Sudheer Kumar Vuyyuru, Shalimar, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Internal Medicine
Thromboelastography-guided Blood Product Transfusion in Patients with Chronic Liver Disease Undergoing Invasive Liver-related Procedures: A Randomized Controlle ...MORE
463 Views
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Hepatitis B Virus-infected Pregnant Females with Higher Circulating HBsAg
Ashish Kumar Vyas, Pooja Negi, 06 December 2018
#Gastroenterology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hepatitis B Virus-infected Pregnant Females with Higher Circulating HBsAg Levels Showed Impaired Immune Imprint in Their Newborns at BirthAshish Kumar Vyas, Poo ...MORE
532 Views
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