- UEGW 2011
- 22.10.2011 - 26.10.2011
- Stockholmsmässan - Stockholm
- International Conventions
UEGW 2011 will feature the latest advances in clinical management (in both the main meeting and Postgraduate Course), cutting-edge translational and basic science, and the best original research in GI and liver disease.
Our popular clinical symposia will be even more interactive with dedicated key pad voting, debates, tandem talks, case-based management sessions and questioning through text messaging.
Particular highlights will include modern personalised medicine, live endoscopy, inflammatory bowel disease, GI and liver oncology, viral hepatitis, GORD, nutrition, obesity, and a Cochrane Collaboration symposium.
The Postgraduate Course will feature a day of IBD management for physicians and surgeons, coeliac disease, functional bowel disease, a cutting edge liver course including management of acute liver problems, controversies in pancreatic disease, a 2-day endoscopy course including live endoscopy, and surgery in IBD, pancreatitis and hepatic metastases. Delegates can move freely between sessions.
Professor John Atherton
Scientific Committee Chairman, Stockholm 2011
Interesting Topics at UEGW
Among the other topics to be presented and discussed at the congress by scientific experts from all over the world are innovative endoscopic techniques, inflammatory bowel disease, digestive oncology, obesity and nutrition, disorders of the oesophagus, stomach and bowel as well as modern personalised medicine for gastrointestinal diseases. UEGW will also provide links between basic science and clinical practice, in particular with a two-day symposium on the role of gut bacteria in health and chronic digestive diseases titled 'Today's science; tomorrow's medicine'.
Public Health Day and Charity Run
On occasion of UEGW Stockholm, members of the public are invited to attend a public information event: on Saturday, 22 October 2011, representatives from local patients' organisations and world renowned experts will discuss current issues in the field of alcohol-related digestive diseases together with patients. In addition, a Charity Run will take place on Sunday, 23 October. The 5km course will start and finish at the congress venue Stockholmsmässan, and all registration fees will be donated to the Swedish patients' organisation Riksförbundet för Mag- och Tarmsjuka (RMT).
The Latest Information at First Hand
UEGW 2011 offers journalists a one-off opportunity to obtain first-hand expert information on numerous health issues affecting Europe and the world today. Local and international speakers will be available to answer questions at three press conferences and at the press centre. While the first press conference (Monday, 24 October, 11.00 h) will be aimed at lay media and the other two (Monday, 24 October, 13.00 h and Tuesday, 25 October, 12.00 h) at specialist media, journalists of all media are invited to attend. For further information on the congress, please refer to the following website: http://uegw11.uegf.org/
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