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Session 11/12


Tuesday, September 1
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Room: Van Dongen    


Advanced luminal imaging

Imaging esophageal structure and function


Chairs: Yong-Chan Lee (Korea) – Thomas D. Wang (USA)

Discussant: Kulwinder S. Dua (USA)  – George Triadafilopoulos (USA)


  • How we adopt advanced luminal imaging techniques to guide therapeutic endoscopy?
    Junichi Akiyama (Japan)
  • Chromoendoscopy with HD white light imaging. Pises Pisesponga (Thailand)
  • Cytosponge and pillcam. Ki Baik Hahm (Korea)
  • Confocal laser endomicroscopy. Joo Young Cho (Korea)
  • In vivo molecular imaging. Thomas D. Wang (USA)
  • What impact will esophageal impedance testing have on clinical outcomes in GERD?
    Roger P. Tatum (USA)
  • Can catheter-based high-frequency intraluminal ultrasound imaging of the muscle layers of the esophagus assess the extent of achalasia, diffuse esophageal spasm, and nutcracker esophagus? Cecilio Santander Vaquero (Spain)
  • How can impedance planimetry be used to assess the function of the upper esophageal sphincter? John O’Dea (Ireland)  
  • How does the microbiome affect inflammatory changes in the epithelium of the esophagus that may increase risk for GERD and EAC? Paolo Bechi (Italy)  



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