This is with reference to my mail sent on 8th March and 7th May 2016 regarding the KVO Update 2016 – Hot topics in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Liver Transplantation on 20th and 21st August 2016 followed by Hands on Endoscopy Workshops – Basic and Advanced on 22nd and 23rd August 2016.

This conference is endorsed by the Asian Pan-Pacific Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (APPSPGHAN) and Indian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ISPGHAN) and accredited by National Board of Examination (NBE).
A joint initiative by the 'Academy of Pediatric Gastroenterology", London, UK.

We will be most grateful if you could disseminate information about the Update and Workshops to your colleagues and trainees.

Following important topics will be covered (20th and 21st August):

Recent advances – Celiac disease, FPIES, Chronic pancreatitis, Fecal microbiota transplantation, Auto pancreatitis, Auto immune liver disorders, GI motility disorders, Budd chiari syndrome, Constipation, Newer Metabolic disorders, Esoinophilic gastro intestinal disorders

Controversies in the management – Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, NAFLD, PFIC, Acute liver failure, Hepatitis B and C

State of the Art – Probiotics in GI disorders, Endoscopy, Pediatric nutrition, Liver Transplantation

Debate – Portal hypertension medical vs surgical treatment

Interesting case scenarios

Hands on Endoscopy Workshops (22nd and 23rd August):
Basic Endoscopy Workshop – Diagnostic upper GI endoscopy, Diagnostic colonoscopy

Advanced Endoscopy Workshop – Endoscopic variceal ligation, Esophageal balloon ligation, Foreign body removal from stomach, PEG insertion and Polypectomy

Eminent National and International faculty have confirmed their presence:

Prof Deirdre Kelly: Professor of Pediatric Hepatology, Liver Unit Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK, Past President, BSPGHAN, ESPGHAN

Prof Victor Fox: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Director, GI Procedure and Endoscopy Unit and Pediatric Polyposis Program, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Prof Karen Murray: Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Seattle Children's Hospital and University of Washington Medical Center, USA

Prof Maureen Jonas: Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Medical Schoo Clinical Director, Hepatology; Director, Center for Childhood Liver Disease

Professor Lee Way Seah: Professor and Senior Consultant, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Prof Manu Sood: Professor and Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Medical College of Wisconsin and Medical Director of Pediatric Gastroenterology at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA

Prof Arshad Huma Cheema: Professor and Head, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Children's Hospital and The Institute of Child Health, Lahore, Pakistan

Prof M. Miqdady: Chief, Pediatric GI, Hepatology and Nutrition, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, UAE

Dr Nikhil Thapar: Consultant Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK

Dr Marion Aw: Consultant Pediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, National University Children's Medical Institute, Singapore

Dr Christina Ong: Head and Consultant, Gastroenterology Service, Paediatric Medicine, KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Duke-NUS Medical School

Dr Girish Gupte: Consultant Paediatrics, Hepatologist, Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK

Dr Rohit Kohli: Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Dr Prithviraj Rao: Consultant Pediatrician and Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield, UK

Dr Priya Narula: Consultant Pediatrician and Gastroenterologist, Sheffield Children's Hospital, Sheffield, UK

Registration fees is a follows:
Type Fee Course Basic Endoscopy Advanced Endoscopy
A SAARC Rs. 4500 Rs. 6000 Rs. 10000
B Trainees Rs. 3000 Rs. 4500 Rs. 7500

For more information, kindly contact:

Update Chair:
Prof. Anupam Sibal; ; 09810114840

Update Co - Chair:
Dr Sarath Gopalan ; 09810129965

Update Coordinators:
Dr Vidyut Bhatia ; 09911190054
Dr Akshay Kapoor ; 09811116233
Dr Smita Malhotra; 09810311595

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