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

International Congress

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 – Morning  

OPENING CEREMONY 

08:30

Welcome Address
Regional Academic & Health Authorities 
Congress’ Presidents

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 – Morning

SESSION I: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

Chairpersons: Gerardo Nardone (Naples, Italy) – Vincenzo Savarino (Genoa, Italy)

09:30 Opening Lecture  The Genval, Montreal and Vevey Consensus on  GERD: Where Are We Now? Open Questions and a Look to the Future
Richard Hunt (Hamilton, ON, Canada)
10:00 Epidemiology of Extra-digestive GERD
Lars Agréus (Stockholm, Sweden)
10:30 Typical versus Atypical GERD: Similarities and Differences
Robert C. Heading (Stockton-on-Tees, UK) 
11:00
Coffee Break
Coffee break

SESSION II: NEW DIAGNOSTIC MODALITIES

11:30 Pepsin Detection in Digestive and Respiratory Fluids: An Update
Peter W. Dettmar (Kingston-upon Hull, UK)
12:00 pH-impedance and Airway pH Recordings
Edoardo Savarino (Padua, Italy)
12:30 Extra-digestive GERD: is Upper GI Endoscopy Always Indicated?
Peter Malferthaeiner (Magdeburg, Germany) 
13:00
Coffee Break
Working lunch


 

FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 – Afternoon

SESSION III: EXTRA-DIGESTIVE MANIFESTATIONS OF GERD
Chairpersons: Alfredo A. Chetta (Parma, Italy) - Liborio Parrino (Parma, Italy)

15:00 Respiratory Manifestations of GERD
Stanisals Bruley dels Varennes (Nantes, France)
15:30 ENT Manifestations of GERD
Wolfgang Issing (Newcastle upon Tyne, UK)
16:00 GERD-related Non Cardiac Chest Pain and Arrhythmias
John de Caestecker (Leicester, UK) 
16:30
Coffee Break

Coffee break

17:00 GERD and Sleep Disturbancies
Ronnie Fass (Cleveland,OH, USA)
17:30 Dental Erosions and Halitosis as Oral Manifestations of GERD
Giuseppina Campisi (Palermo, Italy)
18:00 Globus and Its Complexity
Peter Kahrilas  (Chicago, IL, USA) 

SATURDAY, April 18, 2015 – Morning

SESSION IV: THERAPEUTIC APPROACH TO EXTRA-DIGESTIVE GERD
Chairpersons: Corrado Blandizzi (Pisa, Italy) - Antonio Balzano (Naples, Italy)

09:00 Is There an Effective Medical Therapy for Extra-digestive GERD:
Facts and Fictions
Carmelo Scarpignato (Parma, Italy)
09:30 When Is Surgical Therapy Indicated for Extra-digestive GERD?
Majid Hashemi (London, UK)
10:00 Coffee break

SESSION V: Round table - HOT TOPICS IN THERAPY

10:30

PPI Long-term Use and Misuse: Who Is Responsible for?

Primary Care Physiscian: Pali Hungin (Durham, UK)
Pneumologist: Jaclyn A. Smith (Manchester, UK)
ENT Physician: Mark Watson (Doncaster, UK)
Cardiologist: Carlo Di Mario (London, UK)
Gastroenterologist: Francesco Di Mario (Parma, Italy)

11:00

Are There Better Alternatives to PPIs for Treatment of Extra-digestive GERD?

Primary Care Physiscian: Pali Hungin (Durham, UK)
Pneumologist: Jaclyn A. Smith (Manchester, UK)
ENT Physician: Mark Watson (Doncaster, UK)
Cardiologist: Carlo Di Mario (London, UK)
Gastroenterologist: Francesco Di Mario (Parma, Italy)

12:00

Extra-digestive GERD: Which Medications in Addition to Anti-reflux Therapy?

Primary Care Physiscian: Pali Hungin (Durham, UK)
Pneumologist: Jaclyn A. Smith (Manchester, UK)
ENT Physician: Mark Watson (Doncaster, UK)
Cardiologist: Carlo Di Mario (London, UK)
Gastroenterologist: Francesco Di Mario (Parma, Italy)

12:50
Coffee Break

Closing Remarks
Carmelo Scarpignato (Parma, Italy)

 

Under the auspicies of

The University of Parma

European Society
for Primary Care Gastroenterology (ESPCG)

The Italian Society
of Gastroenterology (SIGE) 

Italian Association of Hospital Gastro- enterologists (AIGO) 

Italian Society of Respiratory Medicine (SIMeR) 

Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC) 

Italian Association of Academic ENT Physicians (AUORL)

The Italian Society
of Pharmacology (SIF)