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First Digestive Conference on Capsule Endoscopy

First Digestive Conference on Capsule Endoscopy DCCE 2008
First Presentation on Colon Capsule Endoscopy

First Presentation on Colon Capsule Endoscopy
October 11-12, 2008
Final Announcement
Chairpersons:
Dr. med. Michael Philipper, EVK, Düsseldorf, Germany
Dr. Mahmoud M. Omar, NMH, Salmiya, Kuwait

 

DCCE 2008 PROGRAM
Saturday, October 11

08:30 – 09:00a Registration
09:00 – 09:30a Welcome and Opening
09:30 – 11:00a Colon Capsule Endoscopy

Co-Chairmen: F. al-Ali, M. Afifi
09:30 – 10:15a PillCam Colon Capsule Endoscopy (PCCE): Overview M. Philipper
10:15 – 11:00a Presenting the First Case for PCCE M. Omar
11:00 – 11:30a Coffee Break, Learning Center
11:30 – 12:30p Efficient and Effective Data Management (Part I)
Co-Chairmen: M. Philipper, Z. Miraj
RAPID 5.2 Software: How I use it? C. Riehl
12:30 – 02:00p Lunch
02:00 – 03:00p Efficient and Effective Data Management (Part II)
Co-Chairmen: M. el-Shamaly, I. Schmitt
Localization Features and Normal Variants M. Philipper
03:00 – 04:00p The Role of Capsule Endoscopy in the Management of GI Bleeding and IDA Co-Chairmen: F. al-Saygh, K. Rizvi
Video Case Presentation ICCE Consensus M. Philipper
04:00 – 04:30p Coffee Break, Learning Center
04:30 – 05:30p The Impact of Capsule Endoscopy on the Management of Small Bowel Tumors/Polyps Co-Chairmen: M. N. Qanawati, A. Gamal
Video Case Presentation ICCE Consensus M. Philipper 08:00p Conference Dinner

 

Sunday, October 12


09:00 – 11:00a Application of Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy in IBD Co-Chairmen: A. al-Fadli, A. Kamel
Video Case Presentation ICCE Consensus M. Philipper
11:00 – 11:30a Coffee Break, Learning Center
11:30 – 12:30p Small Bowel Capsule Endoscopy and Malabsorption Disorders Co-Chairmen: J. al-Ali, W. Al-Azmi
Video Case Presentation ICCE Consensus M. Philipper
12:30 – 2:00p Lunch
2:00 – 4:00p PCCE: Clinical Practice Co-Chairmen: M. Philipper, M. Omar
2:00 – 3:30p Video Case Presentation Discussion M. Philipper
3:30 – 4:00p Clinical Positioning of PCCE: Panel Discussion Panel Members: M. al-Ali, S. Al-Enizi, T. Darweesh, A. al-Fadli, S. Fakhry, M. Khshob, M. Saad, M. el-Shamaly
4:00 – 4:30p Coffee Break
4:30 – 5:00p Chairpersons Summary and Announcements M. Philipper, M. Omar

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION AND GOAL

This course is designed o provide gastroenterologists who are using or willing to use capsule endoscopy a comprehensive review of small bowel and colon capsule endoscopy using the RAPID software. Nationally and internationally distinguished experts will discuss the feasibility and value of integrating capsule endoscopy in clinical practice. Experts will assist in hands-on reading and interpretation of a variety of real cases. Attendees will actively participate and exchange their clinical experience through presenting their video cases on small bowel capsule endoscopy.

The overall goal of this course is to identify the unique features of PillCam Capsule endoscopy and the latest version of RAPID software and enhance participants’ knowledge and skills on the use and impact of capsule endoscopy.

 

General Information

Venue:
New Mowasat Hospital,
Salmiya, Kuwait Language: The official language of the course will be English
Accreditation: CME credits from Kuwait Institute for Medical Specialization is requested
Letter of Invitation: A formal letter of invitation can be sent upon request
Visa: Visa application will be processed by ATC
Hotel Accommodation:
Holiday Inn – Salmiya Hotel have been appointed for all participants
Address: Gulf Road, Salmiya
Tel.: 00965 847777
Contact Information: Dr. Mahmoud Omar
Consultant and Chairman of Internal Medicine Department
New Mowasat Hospital
P.O. Box 6661 Salmiya 22077, Kuwait
Tel.: 00965 5726666 ext. 2236
Mobile: 00965 7150602

 

Sponsors:
Given Imaging

ATC