in the framework of the OESO Foundation-UNESCO Chair for distance learning
Free registration required

Sunday, 6 April 2008

Course Director: Raj K.GOYAL (Boston)
Course Organizers: Roger P.TATUM (Seattle)  -  Radu TUTUIAN (Zurich)

Format: Fifteen 10-minute “how I do it” presentations divided into
3 sections with an approximately 15-minute discussion at the end of each section.


Start

End

Topic

Presenter

8:00
8:15
Introduction/Welcome
Raj K. Goyal (Boston)


Section I: GERD and Hiatus Hernia

8:15


8:25


Pharmacotherapeutic strategy in the treatment of severe GERD

Carmelo Scarpignato
(Parma)

8:25


8:35


Impedance-pH monitoring:
How to read a study in 20min

Radu Tutuian
(Zurich)

8:35


8:45


Evaluation of suspected esophago-pharyngeal reflux

Ingo F. Herrmann
(Rome)

8:45

8:55

Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication

Gianmattia Del Genio
(Naples)

8:55

9:05

Paraesophageal hernia repair

Roger Tatum
(Seattle)

9:05

9:20

Discussion

I
9:20 9:35 Break I

Section II: Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer

9:35


9:45


Histologic classification of dysplasia in Barrett's esophagus

Henry Appelman
(Ann Arbor)
9:45



9:55



Technique of endoscopic mucosal
resection for Barrett's with high-grade dysplasia
Kenneth K. Wang
(Rochester)

9:55


10:05


Drug and light dosimetry for photodynamic therapy
Linda Jones
(Jacksonville)

10:05


10:15


Decision for neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer

Christoph Schuhmacher
(Munich)

10:15

10:25

Minimally invasive esophagectomy

Blair A. Jobe
(Pittsburgh)

10:25

10:40

Discussion

I
10:40 10:55 Break I

Section III: Motility, Achalasia, and Diverticula

10:55



11:05



How to classify esophageal motility abnormalities using high-resolution manometry
John E. Pandolfino
(Chicago)

11:05


11:15


Endoscopic treatment for achalasia:
botox and dilation
Joel Richter
(Philadelphia)

11:15



11:25



Surgical treatment of achalasia: laparoscopic Heller myotomy and antireflux procedure
Brant K. Oelschlager
(Seattle)

11:25


11:35


Treatment of Zenker's diverticulum:
open vs. endoscopic
Jean-Marie Collard
(Brussels)

11:35

11:45

Treatment for epiphrenic diverticulum

Luigi Bonavina (Milan)

11:45
12:00 Discussion and concluding remarks I L. Jones

                                     

Educational program (cont.)