Thursday, November 18th

MORNING

09.00-10.30

UPPER GI ROBOTIC SURGERY

09.00

Why should we pay more? A critical review of a technology

09.15

Robotic surgery in benign disease

09.30

Robotic gastrectomy: are there real benefits compared to laparoscopy?

09.45

The evidence in robotic esophagectomy

10.00

Robotic esophagectomy: a feasible European standard

10.15

Surgical anatomy of the upper esophagus: an insight from the cervical perspective

10.30-13.00

ICG APPLICATION IN UPPER GI SURGERY

10.30

Application of ICG in clinical practice: lesson to learn from other organs

10.45

Nodal navigation in early gastric cancer: could it be an option in the West?

11.00

ICG for lymphadenectomy in advanced gastric cancer: is it more, less or the same?

11.15

Perfusion conduit evaluation in esophageal cancer surgery

11.30

Thoracic duct identification with ICG: an option for prevention and treatment of a fearsome complication

11.45

The new “eyes” of the future

12.30

Posters Round

13.00

Posters Round

13.30

Lunch

09.00-10.30

EACSGE

09.00

09.15

09.30

09.45

10.00

10.15

10.30-13.00

10.30

10.45

11.00

11.15

11.30

11.45

12.30

Posters Round

13.00

Posters Round

13.30

Lunch

09.00-10.30

09.00

09.15

09.30

09.45

10.00

10.15

10.30-13.00

10.30

10.45

11.00

11.15

11.30

11.45

12.30

13.00

13.30

AFTERNOON

14.30

Posters Round

15.00-17.00

EOSINOPHILIC ESOPHAGITIS AND OTHER MINOR FUNCTIONAL DISORDERS

15.00

High resolution manometry and EoE

15.15

Baseline impedancemetry in EoE

15.30

Therapeutic approaches and guidelines in EoE

15.45

Endoflip in EoE

16.00

New biologic agent in EoE

16.15

Clinical approach to functional heartburn

16.30

How to distinguish and treat belch and supragastric belch

17.30

OPENING CEREMONY

14.30

Posters Round

15.00-17.00

15.00

15.15

15.30

15.45

16.00

16.15

16.30

17.30

14.30

15.00-17.00

SELECTED ABSTRACTS TO THE EDITORS: THE BLIND AUDITIONS

15.00

15.15

15.30

15.45

16.00

16.15

16.30

17.30