Dear members of the Slovenian Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology (SAGH) and invitees,
We are pleased to invite you to the Alpe-Adria-Donava (AAD) Congress, organized by SAGH and the section of medical nurses and technicians (SSMS and ZT) in endoscopy and gastroenterology.
The congress will take place at Brdo pri Kranju (https://brdo.si/brdo/kongresi/) from October 20th to 21st, 2023, and aims to provide updates on the latest developments in gastroenterology, hepatology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, and abdominal surgery. The achievements of Slovenian physicians in this field will be presented.
The meeting is international with invited lecturers from the United States, United Kingdom, Belgium, Netherlands, Italy, Norway, Hungary, Portugal and neighboring regions.
In addition to lectures, endoscopic workshops will be organized, and practical examples from daily practice with a focus on digestive diseases will be presented.
The meeting is open to all members of both societies (SAGH and SSMS and ZT) and interested specialists from other fields.
Our colleagues from neighboring countries will also be invited to attend.
The meeting will be held in English.
Registration is open; online (www.szgh.si) or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration to endoscopic workshops will open soon, it will be available trough email@example.com
|09:00 - 09:10||Welcome and Introduction Speech||M. Stefanovic - SAGH President||Diagnostic Center Bled Group, Slovenia||A. Tomazic,
|09:20 - 09:40||Relevance of Endoscopy in Bariatric Procedures||T. Pintar||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|09:20 - 09:40||Robotic-assisted colorectal resections at University Medical Center Ljubljana - steady road from competency to proficiency||J. Grosek||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|09:40 - 10:00||Assessment of endoscopic and histological activity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease||G. Novak||Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|10:00 - 10:20||Impact of obesity on complications after laparoscopic liver resection||S. Turk||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|10:20 - 10:40||Satellite symposia||TBA||TBA|
|10:40 - 11:00||EXHIBITION BREAK|
|11:00 - 11:20||Innovation in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscpy||A. Repici||Humanitas University&Humanitas Research Hospital, Milano, Italy||M. Stefanovic,
|11:20 - 11:40||Endoscopic Full Thickness Resection in Appendix, Issues and Solutions (Single Center Experience)||R. Knezevic||Diagnostic Center Bled Group, Slovenia|
|11:40 - 12:00||New Devices for Defect Closure and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection||P. Draganov||University of Florida, Gainesville, United States of America|
|12:00 - 12:20||Endoscopic Ultrasonography - Assisted Management of Hepatobiliopancreatic Disease||P. Hindryckx||Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium|
|12:20 - 12:40||Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy||P. Bhandari||University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom|
|12:40 - 13:00||Recommendations for prevention and management of LAMS-related complications: an international Delphi consensus study.||S. Stefanovic||Diagnostic Center Bled Group, Slovenia, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium|
|13:00 - 14:00||EXHIBITION BREAK WITH LUNCH|
|14:00 - 14:25||Pancreatic cystic lesions - can we predict the risk of malignancy? The influence on decision about surgery.||R. Salvia||Unit of General and Pancreatic Surgery - The Pancreas Institute Verona, Verona, Italy||A. Tomazic,
|14:25 - 14:40||P-NETs - What’s the appropriate treatment for localized disease? (Observation, enculeation, oncological resection)||A. Tomazic||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|14:40 - 14:55||Limits of pancreatic surgery - do extensive resections benefit in survival||B. Trotovsek||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|14:55 - 15:10||Indications for minimally invasive pancreatic surgery - Are there any oncological benefits||M. Petric||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|15:10 - 15:20||Extracellular vesicles in liquid biopsy as biomarkers of radical resection in pancreatic cancer||D. Badovinac||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|15:20 - 15:40||EXHIBITION BREAK|
|15:40 - 16:00||Slovenian National Screening and Early Detection Programme for Colorectal Cancer - SVIT, Our Results||M. Stefanovic||Diagnostic Center Bled Group, Slovenia||B. Stabuc,
|16:00 - 16:20||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|16:20 - 16:40||Gastric cancer prevention in Europe – the EUROHELICAN project||B. Tepes||Diagnostic Center Rogaska, Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia|
|16:40 - 17:00||Gastric cancer prevention in Europe – the TOGAS project||M. Leja||Digestive Diseases Centre Gastro, Riga, Latvia|
|17:00 - 17:20||Satellite Symposia||TBA||TBA|
|17:20 - 17:40||EXHIBITION BREAK|
|17:40 - 18:00||Safe colorectal anastomosis: a new concept of surgical procedure standardization and trans-anal evaluation resulted in a low leak and a diversion rate.||A. Ferko||Hospital Bory Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovak Republic||A. Ivanecz,
|18:00 - 18:20||New aspects in esophageal cancer surgery||A. Papp||Department of Surgery, Sebészeti Klinika Pécs, Hungary|
|18:20 - 18:40||Laparoscopic liver surgery, past, present and futur||B. Edwin||Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Oslo University hospital, Norway|
|18:40 - 19:00||TBA||TBA||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|19:00 - 19:40||Silver Sponsor Satellite Symposia (Genesis Pharma Group):|
AHP Diagnosis and Treatment
|08:00 - 08:20||TBA||TBA||TBA||M. Stefanovic,
|08:20 - 08:40||What defines long term survival in patients after liver resection for colorectal metastases?||I. Plahuta||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|08:40 - 09:00||Watch and Wait Protocol - Rectal cancer - Our results||E. Brecelj||Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|09:00 - 09:20||The role of MRI in the watch and wait protocol||M. Garbajs||Diagnostic Center Bled Group, Slovenia|
|09:20 - 09:40||Satellite Symposia||TBA||TBA|
|09:40 - 10:00||EXHIBITION BREAK|
|10:00 - 10:20||Slovenian UR-CARE Inflammatory Bowel Disease Registry: in 4 years from scratch to top European recruiter||D. Drobne||Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia||D. Drobne, TBA|
|10:20 - 10:40||Clinical trial design in Inflammatory Bowel Disease - challenges and opportunities||J. Hanzel||Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|10:40 - 11:00||Clinical tool CDST for treatement of IBD with vedolizumab||Petra Maček, Nikolaus Molinari, Andreja Ocepek||Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|11:20 - 11:40||Pathogenesis of Fibrostenosis in Crohn's Disease||M. Jerala, N. Zidar||Institute of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|11:40 - 12:00||Satellite symposia:||TBA||TBA|
|12:00 - 13:00||LUNCH WITH EXHIBITION BREAK|
|13:00 - 13:20||Calcium imaging in intact mouse acinar cells in acute pancreas tissue slices.||U. Marolt||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia||B. Tepes,
|13:20 - 13:40||Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy – a propensity score matched single center experience||B. Ilijevec||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|13:40 - 14:00||Validation of the Institute Mutualiste Montsouris system for the stratification of laparoscopic liver resections||T. Magdalenic||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|14:10 - 14:30||Helicobacter pylori in children and adolescents - Slovenia (our results)||M. Homan||Department of Gastroenterology, Pediatric Clinic, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|14:30 - 14:50||Satellite SYMPOSIA||TBA||TBA|
|14:50 - 15:10||EXHIBITION BREAK|
|15:00 - 15:20||Barrett’s esophagus - How often do we think about it in everyday practice||P. Dugalic||Department of Gastroenterology, University Clinical Hospital Centre Zemun-Belgrade, Serbia||M. Stefanovic,
|15:20 - 15:40||Eosinophilic Diseases of Gastrointestinal Tract||R. Orel||Department of Gastroenterology, Pediatric Clinic, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|15:40 - 16:00||Preoperative Nutritional Assessment in Gastric Cancer Patients: A Single Center Experience||G. Hladnik||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia|
|16:00 - 16:20||SIBO in Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Surgery||U. Novljan||Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|16:20 - 16:40||TBA||J. Drnovsek||Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia|
|16:40 - 17:00||Adjourn||M. Stefanovic||Diagnostic Center Bled Group, Bled, Slovenia|
|15.30 – 16.30||ESD||4 + 4|
|15.30 – 16.30||EUS FNA/FNB||4 + 4|
|16.30 – 17.30||Management of post-polypectomy complications||4 + 4|
|17.30 – 18.30||ERCP||4 + 4|
|15.30 – 16.30||EMR||4 + 4|
|16.30 – 17.30||Bleeding||4 + 4|
|17.30 – 18.30||EMR||4 + 4|
Meeting: 150 €
Meeting and hands-on workshops: 200 €
The meeting will begin on Friday 20.10.2023 at 09:00 hours and
adjourn on Saturday 21.10.2023 at 18:00.
Concurrently to the meeting there will be endoscopic workshops on Friday (20.10.2023).
This will be limited to 4 doctors and 4 nurses/endoscopy technicians.
Endoscopic workshops will be available only for pre-registered participants.
Please see the preliminary program for details.
Registration by email: firstname.lastname@example.org