GI Endoscopy Conference

27-28 January 2020 | Dubai World Trade Centre

"Current controversies"


This activity has been approved for 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

GI Endoscopy Conference NEW

GI endoscopy as we know it is on the cusp of change, with new research constantly overturning what were once established practices and guidelines. To get to the bottom of all the new and most important insights, the brand-new GI Endoscopy conference at Arab Health will host 14 expert debates on the most controversial and trending issues in GI endoscopy, with audience interaction.

This dynamic format aims to provide physicians the opportunity to understand the most appropriate application of GI endoscopy procedures; especially in areas where evidence-based research is lacking. What’s more, the programme comes fully packed with hands-on-training on endoscopy procedures to apply learnings from the debates.

Benefits of attending:

  • Review the evidence and clinical outcomes of various approaches in endoscopic metabolic and bariatric therapy
  • Utilise endoscopy to manage complications following bariatric surgery
  • Practice ERCP, UGI bleeding, UGI, EMR and bariatric endoscopy techniques
  • Question the usage of endoscopic ultrasound guided techniques in staging gastrointestinal cancers
  • Design endoscopic therapeutic plans for complications of inflammatory bowel diseases

Key topics:

  • Bariatrics and endoscopy
  • Hot topics and trending technology in endoscopy
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases
  • Inter-disciplinary learning on anaesthesia for endoscopy 
  • Hands-on training for new endoscopic techniques

Key speakers:

  • Prof Dr Manoela Galvao Nato, Chairman of Bariatric Endoscopy Committee, International Federation for Surgery of Obesity – IFSO, Clinical Associate Professor, Florida International University - Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
  • Dr Aabid Lehibi, Consultant Surgeon, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, KSA
  • Dr Mousa Khoursheed, President, IFSO – MENA, Associate Professor, Consultant Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Kuwait, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Dr Gontrand Lopez Nava, Head of the Bariatric Endoscopy Unit, HM Sanchinarro University Hospital in Madrid, Spain
  • Dr Jeffrey Marks, Director, Surgical Endoscopy, Program Director, Case Western/University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Jeffrey L. Ponsky Professor of Surgical Education, Immediate Past President, SAGES, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  • Prof Dr Eduard Jonas, Professor and Head: Surgical Gastroenterology, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Dr Kaiser Raja, Consultant Gastroenterologist and Liver Diseases, King’s College Hospital London in Dubai, Prof Dr Abu Dayyah Barham, Director of Advanced Endoscopy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Who should attend:

  • Consultant, specialist Gastroenterologists and GI Endoscopy specialists
  • Hepatologists
  • GI Surgeons
  • GI Endoscopy technicians
  • Nurses

Session topics:

  • Controversies in bariatric endoscopy
  • Hot topics and tech in endoscopy
  • Updates in endoscopic treatments of oesophageal diseases
  • Controversies in biliary endoscopy
  • Controversies in hepatic and pancreatic endoscopy procedures
  • Controversies in colorectal endoscopy procedures
  • Hands-on training on endoscopic techniques

GI Endoscopy Conference brochure

Online: 23 May - 22 July 2021

Live: 21 - 24 June 2021

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