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Endorsed Event: The London International Upper GI Symposium (LUGIS)

Endorsed Event: The London International Upper GI Symposium (LUGIS)

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We are delighted to endorse the London International Upper GI Symposium, taking place online on 29th April 2022.

This is a fully interactive virtual symposium, with Q&A sessions and quizzes to test your learning. You’ll also benefit from access to recordings of the lectures after the event.

Learning Objectives

1 – Summarise the latest State of the art multidisciplinary approaches to the evaluation and management of patients with:

  • Dysphagia
    • Oropharyngeal disorders (ENT, neuromuscular, mechanical (pouches/crico-pharyngeal spasm), functional)
    • Oesophageal disorders (strictures, EoE, motility disorders)
  • Reflux, heartburn and belching: functional vs organic causes
  • Atypical reflux/LPR (Globus, throat clearing, hoarseness, chronic cough)
  • Barrett’s oesophagus
  • Non-cardiac chest pain
  • Gastric polyps and H Pylori

2 – Clarify common controversies in the diagnosis and management in certain scenarios such as:

  • EoE (role of EndoFLIP, PPIs, diet, strict remission versus on-need therapy, etc)
  • Management of benign refractory strictures
  • Safety of long term PPI use
  • Testing and treatment pathways for patients with oropharyngeal symptoms
  • Endoscopic versus surgical management of Zenker’s, achalasia and GORD

3 – Emphasise the need for multidisciplinary approaches to those patients and the role of different specialties such as: dieticians, SALT, ENT, GI Physiology, Complementary Medicine and GI psychology, GI radiology, GI surgery

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For enquiries please email: londonuppergi@outlook.com

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Date And Time

29-04-2022 @ 08:30 to
29-04-2022 @ 16:30


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