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of the European Society for Paedriatic Gastronentology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Welcome to the 50th Annual Meeting

10-13 May 2017 · Prague · Czech Republic
International Conference Centre

Programme for the Annual Meeting

The official Annual Meeting starts on Thursday, 11 May 2017 and ends on Saturday, 13 May 2017. It provides stimulating and informative State of the Art and Key Note Lectures from leading experts in gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Parallel sessions will comprise of thought provoking symposia and oral abstract presentations. The meeting will also offer an Endoscopy Learning Zone for hands-on training. A combination of posters and selected e-posters will provide attendees with the opportunity  to view and discuss latest results.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 will concentrate on three parallel full day courses: a post Graduate course, and advanced course on IBD and a post graduate course for Allied Health Professionals. These courses are invaluable to all Post Graduates and Allied Health Professionals working with PGHAN. The courses are a fantastic forum for bringing together a wealth of knowledge from a wide range of countries.

In parallel to these courses there will be a full day of Working Group Meetings offering ESPGHAN Working Groups the opportunity to meet and discuss their work and research.

We invite you all to attend the 50th Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN.

Sessions within the agenda at the 2017 Annual Meeting will include the following topics: 


Eosinophilic inflammation of the GI tract Vegetarian and vegan diets Use and abuse of gluten-free diets
Intestinal epithelium and gastrointestinal problems Lymphocytic disorders of the GI tract Coagulation disorders in liver disease

SIBO – diagnosis and management

Aetiology of infant feeding disorders

Diagnosis of GERD: what? When?

EBV in pediatric IBD Vedolizumab in pediatric IBD Regulation of apetite
Mitochondrial diseases and liver transplantation Hepatic problems in malignancies How to use medications in pediatric liver

Infectious control in IBD

Nutrition in children with neurological disability

Elimination Diets in Crohn's Disease