18 June 2023

Updates in eosinophilic oesophagitis


Welcome to the BSG Global Grand Rounds, brought to you by the International Section of the BSG. This webinar series aims to cover the SCE curriculum with speakers from across the globe giving us an international perspective on common gastro- intestinal conditions.

Learning Points

  • PPIs help alleviate symptoms in up to half of all patients
  • Jorvesa and Dupilumab are effective medical therapies in the treatment of eosinophilic oesophagitis
  • Monoclonal antibodies should be reserved for those who are refractory to standard therapy

About our speakers

Prof Javier Molina Infante, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Hospital Universitario San Pedro De Alcantara, Caceres & Head of Research, CIVERehd, Madrid

Javier Molina-Infante currently serves as Departments of Gastroenterology, Hospital San Pedro de Alcantara, Caceres, Spain Dr. Javier’s research interests cover Gastroenterology, and has published several scientific papers and books.

Dr Hasan Haboubi, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board

Hasan Haboubi is a Consultant Gastroenterologist at Cardiff & Vale University Health Board with a special interest in upper GI disorders and therapeutic upper GI endoscopy. He leads the South Wales Barrett’s radiofrequency ablation service. He is a member of the BSG oesophageal section committee and co-author of the BSG oesophageal dilatation guidelines. He was co-author on the BSG/BSPGHAN eosinophilic oesophagitis guidelines, published last year and part of the working group on BSG sedation for endoscopy guidelines, due for publication later this year. 

Dr Anjan Dhar, Professor of Medicine and Consultant Gastroenterologist, County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Anjan Dhar is a Professor of Medicine and Consultant Gastroenterologist who came to the UK on a Commonwealth fellowship to Oxford. 

Dr Anjan Dhar has an interest in luminal gastroenterology and has been trained in inflammatory bowel disease and advanced therapeutic endoscopy and colonoscopy in India and subsequently at the University of Oxford and University College London.