Topic Forum 4











Attenzione: apre in una nuova finestra.

4 Sunday, September 2, 4:30 - 6:15 pm
Innovative technologies
Chairs: S. Hamdy (Manchester) – R. Van Hillegersberg (Utrecht)
Discussant: K. Bitar (Winston Salem)
Secretary: P. van der Sluijs (Utrecht)

  • Can the smart-pill wireless motility capsule provide complementary clinical information in patients with gastro-esophageal disease? A.R. Hobson (London)                                  
  • What is the role of high resolution endoscopy in esophageal disorders? H. Neumann (Erlangen)
  • How much further can HRM take us in understanding motility disorders? A. Bansal (Kansas City)
  • Can MRI be used to assess mucosal/muscle based abnormalities in the esophagus? I. Lips (Utrecht)
  • What is the role of the Functional Lumen Imaging Probe? B. McMahon (Dublin)
  • What is the role of RF ablation of early esophageal cancer. M. Häfner (Vienna)
  • Robotic surgery and navigation in esophageal cancer and reflux disease. R. Van Hillegersberg (Utrecht)                                                                                              
  • Brain stimulation and the esophagus. S. Hamdy (Manchester)
  • Diffuse Noxious Inhibitory Control  induction and esophageal  EEG C. Brock (Aalborg)
  • Evoked potentials and the esophagus – Clinical application. A. Hobson (London)
  • Can GERD be treated by electro-stimulation? J. Ruurda (Utrecht)
  • What is the role of POEMS? H. Inoue (Yokohama)
  • What is the role of biological scaffolds in esophageal reconstruction? K. Bitar (Winston Salem)
  • Can genetic profiling be used to predict the outcome of esophageal cancer therapy? C.J. Peters (Cambridge)