XTRA DIGESTIVE GERD: WHAT'S NEXT? - April 16-18, 2015 - Chamber of Congress of the Parma County, Parma

GastroPanel® Workshop

Parma Consensus on Gastropanel®

Department of Clinical & Experimental Medicine
Maggiore University Hospital – Parma, Italy
Orange Hall - April 15th, 2015

Under the Auspices of the University of Parma


First Session 09:30 – 13:30

Chairpersons: Peter Malfertheiner (Magdeburg, Germany), Francesco Di Mario (Parma, Italy)


Gastropanel®, the "serological biopsy": what does it mean today? 
Massimo Rugge (Padua, Italy)


Usefulness of Gastropanel® for diagnosis of upper GI Diseases (e.g. G17 and GERD)
Francesco Di Mario (Parma, Italy)

11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Pepsinogens as prognostic markers of gastric cancer
Renato Cannizzaro (Aviano, Italy)
12:00 Gastropanel® as screening test for gastric cancer in low and high-risk areas
Simona Bataga (Tirgu Mures, Romania)
12:30 Panel Discussion
13:30 Working Lunch
Second Session 15:00 – 18:30

Chairpersons: Carmelo Scarpignato (Parma, Italy), Zsolt Tulassay (Budapest, Hungary)

15:00 Simultaneous non invasive gastric and colon screening
Peter Malfertheiner (Magdeburg, Germany)
15:30 Gastropanel® in diagnosis and management of Helicobacter pylori Infection
Bojan Tepeš (Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia)
16:00 Coffee Break
16:30 Gastropanel® as a non invasive mean to detect drug effect on gastric mucosa
Carmelo Scarpignato (Parma, Italy)
17:00 Gastropanel® to assess Helicobacter pylori Infection and its eradication
Dan Dumitrascu (Cluj, Romania)
17:30 Panel Discussion
18:30 End of the Workshop



  This workshop has been made possible thanks to an unrestricted educational grant from: