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Session 9

OESO-SEMPIRE 16th World Conference | Esophagus 2024 | Strasbourg | April 23-26, 2024 | Venue: IRCAD France

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Session 9: Interventional Endoscopy (1)

Wednesday, April 24, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Auditorium Lindbergh

Chair: Hiroshi Mashimo (USA)

1) Endoscopic hemostasis 

  1. What are the comparative features of topical glues/sprays/gels and considerations for choosing one over the other? Mihir S. Wagh (USA)
  2. What are the comparative features of clips and stitching devices, and what are the considerations for choosing one over the other? – Roberto Trasolini (Canada)
  3. What are recent advances in management of bleeding varices? Stuart R. Gordon (USA)
  4. Topical versus physical closures – how do they compare? – Eun Ji Shin (USA)

2) Leaks, fistulas and perforations

  1. What are comparative features of various clips and stitching devices? – Ashish A. Sharma (USA)
  2. How are various stents used for optimal management? – Jon O. Wee (USA)
  3. What are main considerations for Endovacc procedure? Russel E. White (Kenya)
  4. Considering all maneuvers, what optimal decision path (evidence-based) should be taken in managing perforations, leaks, and fistulas? – Matthew Read (Australia)

3) Esophageal Zenker’s diverticulum

  1. What are optimal studies in diagnosis of Zenker’s diverticulum and guiding therapy? Francis J. Scholz (USA)
  2. What are Z-POEM particular indications, comparative data to surgery – Stuart R. Gordon (USA)
  3. What are known complications of Z-POEM and special considerations – Mihir S. Wagh (USA)
  4. Surgical options and when NOT to perform Z-POEMS – Derrick R. Randall (USA)

4) Ablative therapies for esophageal neoplasms: burn, freeze, resect

  1. What are considerations of pathogenesis relevant to ablation of neoplasm in esophageal adenocarcinoma versus squamous cell cancer that influence screening, surveillance and therapy? – Qin Huang (USA)
  2. What are the various thermoablative methods and cryoablative methods for neoplastic tissues and special considerations for choosing one over the other? – Roberto Trasolini (Canada) 
  3. Resections: EAC and SCC what special considerations for choosing one over the other? – Hon-Chi Yip (Hong Kong)
  4. What are promising advanced endoscopic imaging tools in evaluation of neoplasm? – Hiroshi Mashimo (USA)
  5. What are considerations of ablative techniques in reducing recurrence? – Eun Ji Shin (USA)
  6. When to burn, freeze, or resect? – Shai Friedland (USA)