The 1st European Conference of Young Gastroenterologists (ECYG) entitled "Challenges in clinical gastroenterology and hepatology" will be held in Zagreb, Croatia, from 6th to 9th of December 2018.
The 1st European Conference of Young Gastroenterologists (ECYG) entitled "Challenges in clinical gastroenterology and hepatology" will be held in Zagreb, Croatia, during the Advent, from 6th to 9th of December 2018. The conference is organized by Croatian Society of Gastroenterology and its Youth Section, and is supported by European Association for Gastroenterology, Endoscopy and Nutrition (EAGEN), European Society of Neurogastroenterology and Motility (ESMN), European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (EFSUMB), University of Zagreb School of Medicine and University of Rijeka School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Studies University of Rijeka, Croatian Medical Association, City of Zagreb and Ministry of Health of Republic of Croatia.
The main topics of the conference are: update in hepatology, IBD, gastrointestinal tumors, microbiota, functional GI disorders and education of young gastroenterologist.
The concept of the conference in case-based learning that would include a presentation of the management of difficult/challenging clinical case (e.g. patient with ACLF - what is the optimal timing for liver transplantation), following a short presentation of up-to-date guidelines and evidence-base behind the management of that particular clinical case. Pair presentations would be given by young gastroenterologists in combination with senior doctor/professor. The Conference will assemble gastroenterology residents and specialist of up to 40 years of age from all over Europe, and will also welcome those residents and young doctors of other specialities who are dealing with digestive health.
Please scroll though ECYG webpage at http://ecyg.eu/ to get all the information about the conference.