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Endoscopy: where we are now and where we might be going

Endoscopy: where we are now and where we might be going

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Join BSG and your colleagues for this webinar which is free to BSG members. The webinar will be chaired by BSG VP Endoscopy Ian Penman and Srisha Hebbar, Consultant Gastroenterologist.

Questions and comments can be posted in the ‘chat’ facility and as many of these will be answered during the webinar. Following the webinar, the video replay will be sent out. Please note that when you book your place, you need to add the ticket to the ‘basket’ using the + button.

Professor Prateek Sharma – Artificial Intelligence in Barrett’s Oesophagus (an update from the USA)

  1. Discuss the rationale for the use of AI in GI diseases
  2. Understand the various algorithms available for the detection of Barrett’s oesophagus and UGI diseases
  3. List the challenges facing the implementation of AI in Endoscopy.


Dr Manu Nayar – Endoscopy training during COVID-19 and shape of training – How can the BSG help?

Discussion of the shape of training, the role of endoscopy fellowships and specialised training initiatives

Dr Bu Hayee – Sustainability in endoscopy – green for go?

Endoscopy is the third-highest producer of waste in healthcare. The COVID-19 pandemic has given us pause to analyse how we might do things differently. Many sources of information, national bodies and technologies exist that could help us to easily make our practice “greener”, but it can be difficult to know where to begin. This talk will highlight relevant topics and initiatives that could kick-start the changes we need.



Prateek Sharma

Prateek Sharma has been at the forefront in improving diagnosis and management of GI diseases and cancer, specifically in advanced imaging and endoscopic treatments. He is a world-renowned physician, teacher, and educator. Dr Sharma is published in several high-profile national and international journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine,  Annals of Internal Medicine,  Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,  Gastroenterology, and American Journal of Gastroenterology. Dr Sharma is currently a Governing Board Member of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and is the current President of the International Society of Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE)

Bu Hayee

Dr Hayee is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at King’s College Hospital and has been Chief of Service since 2015 and Co-Director of the King’s Institute of Therapeutic Endoscopy. He now has research groups in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence as well as endoscopic imaging.

He is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Gastroenterology at King’s College London and maintains an active research interest, supervising several PhD fellows and basic scientists.

He is nationally-accredited for bowel cancer screening colonoscopy and has specialist interests in IBD and high-quality endoscopy, supported by NIHR project grant funding.

Dr. Manu K Nayar M.B.B.S; M.D.; F.R.C.P.

Manu Nayar is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne. His subspecialty area of interest is hepatobiliary and pancreatic medicine. This includes endoscopic management i.e. therapeutic ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound and also the management of benign & malignant pancreaticobiliary diseases. He is the President of the UK & Ireland EUS Society and is a committee member of the pancreatic Society of GB & Ireland, the BSG endoscopy section & the European EUS organisation. He is involved in national trials relating to pancreaticobiliary (PB) endoscopy and is well-published in this field.

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24-08-2020 @ 22:27 to
24-08-2020 @ 22:27



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