EAGEN/EHPMSG POSTGRADUATE COURSE “CLINICAL DECISIONS IN DIGESTIVE DISEASES”
Co-Directors: Peter Malfertheiner, Tomica Milosavljevic, Nenad Joksimovic

9.30 - 11.00 OPENING SESSION
Chairs: P. Malfertheiner, N. Joksimovic, T. Milosavljević

1. Introductory lecture: Decision making process in the context of guidelines.
Peter Malfertheiner (Germany)

2. GORD - diagnostic procedures, algorithms, treatment and follow-up.
Tomica Milosavljevic (Serbia) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Dafina Janevska

3. Barret’s epithelium - optimal monitoring and treatment decisions.
Theodore Rokkas (Greece) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Urim Isahi

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

11.30 - 13.00 Chairs: J Regula, M Krstic

4. Dyspepsia as a challenge in decision making process.
Dan Dumitrascu (Romania) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Danche Ristova

5. Protection of stomach mucosa – an impossible mission or a liability.
Miodrag Krstic (Serbia) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Gjorgji Janevski

6. Blood in stool
Jaroslaw Regula (Poland) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Dafina Janevska

13.00 - 14.00 Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 Chairs: Theodore Rokkas, Francesco Franceschi

7. Metabolic syndrome, NASH - a liver biopsy? Yes or no? How to diagnose and treat?
Davor Stimac (Croatia) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Ance Volkanovska

8. Jaundice, fever, ascites.
Tamara Alempijevic (Serbia) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Emilija Nikolovska

9. Refractory ascites in patient with liver cirrhosis.
Nenad Joksimović (Macedonia) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Elena Curakova

15.30 - 16.00 Coffee break

16.00 - 17.30 Chairs: Colm O'Morain, Davor Stimac

10. The optimal choice of therapy in UC and Crohn’s – when, how, how long.
Colm O'Morain (Ireland) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Ance Volkanovska

11. Clostridium difficile infection - antibiotics, probiotics, fecal transplantation?
Francesco Franceschi (Italy) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Gjorgji Janevski

12. Abdominal pain at midnight - Emergency Center.
Piero Portincasa (Italy) and young gastroenterologist as a case-presenter Emilija Nikolovska


17.30 - 18.00 Conclusions
Chairs: P. Malfertheiner, N. Joksimovic, T. Milosavljević
Sunday the 22nd