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

Post-Graduate Course

THURSDAY, April 16, 2015

ADVANCES IN GASTROINTESTINAL
PHARMACOLOGY & THERAPEUTICS

Scientific Program

Chairpersons: Antonio Gasbarrini (Rome, Italy), Fabio Pace (Milan, Italy)

09:00

Opening Lecture
Generics & Biosimilars: Therapeutic Challenges of the Third Millenium
Corrado Blandizzi (Pisa, Italy)

09:30

Therapy of Resistant GERD: Beyond the PPIs
Vincenzo Savarino (Genoa, Italy)

10:00

Addressing H. pylori Eradication Challenges
Dino Vaira (Bologna, Italy)

10:30

Gastropanel® as Non Invasive Tool to to Assess Drug Effect on Human Gastric Mucosa
Francesco Di Mario (Parma, Italy)

11:00 Coffee Break
 
11:30

Management of Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth
Carmelo Scarpignato (Parma, Italy)

12:00

New Pharmacological Approaches to the Treatment of IBS
Giovanni Barbara (Bologna, Italy)

12:30

Drug Therapy of  Chronic Constipation: What’s New
Gabrio Bassotti (Perugia, Italy)

13:00 Working Lunch
 
15:00

Management of the Colonic Diverticular Disease: Lessons from the Italian Consensus Conference
Rosario Cuomo (Naples, Italy)

15:30

Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Where Are We going?
Ambrogio Orlando (Palermo, Italy)

16:00

From Laxation to Bowel Cleansing: the Ideal Preparation for Colonoscopy
Franco Radaelli (Como, Italy)

16:30 Coffee Break
 
17:00

Gut Microbiota in Health & Disease
Gerardo Nardone (Naples, Italy)

17:30

Management of GI Disease with Probiotics: When and How
Fabio Pace (Milan, Italy)

18.00

Microbiota-directed Therapies for Liver Diseases
Piero Amodio (Padova, Italy)

18:30 End of the Symposium
 
  Simultaneous Translation into and from Italian will be provided