1st World Congress on Controversies in Gastroenterology (CIGI)
Engage in thought-provoking dialogue with international experts to bring to light the most current clinical and technological questions in the field of gastroenterology. Key issues will be highlighted and and provide practitioners with tailored recommendations regarding patient care.
- Long-term treatment with a PPI is safe
- Endoscopic surgical mucosectomy for gastric and colorectal cancer
- Who really benefits from ESD?
- Should H. pylori infection be eradicated?
- Bariatric surgery: when, why, why not, indications and complications
- Pros and cons of the top-down approach in the therapy of Crohn's disease
- Is IBS curable?
- The best screening modality for CRC
- Chemoprevenetion of CRC: has the time come?
- Novel endoscopic Modalities
- Mucinous cystic lesions of the pancreas
- Painful chronic prancreatitis
- Updates on HCV, HBV and celiac disease
Abstracts at the Congress
Abstract Submission is April 7, 2013.
Participants who wish to give a presentation at the Congress are requested to submit an abstract for review by the Scientific Committee. A limited number of abstracts will be scheduled for oral presentation. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to decide on the final form of presentation and select abstracts relevant to the sessions. Abstracts will be published in the abstract book only on receipt of registration fees in full.
Nadir Arber, MD
The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
- To promote excellence in gastroenterology, by bringing to light the current controversial issues and to discuss them on evidence-based medicine, expert opinion and debate forums.
- To bridge the gaps between expansions of basic science and information and its consolidation into clinical practice.
- To reach actual and agreed upon answers to some of these controversies, even when proof is lacking. The goal is to reach conclusions in regards to the ongoing debates in the various fields of medicine.
- TO introduce congress participants to world-renowned experts and highlight pressing clinical and technological issues.
An application for CME accreditation has been sent to EACCME® for this event.
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