LASPGHAN & ESGE Scientific Sessions

LASPGHAN & ESGE Scientific Sessions

We are happy to announce that LASPGHAN and ESGE will join the ESPGHAN 2023 Annual Meeting, and share their knowledge and expertise in dedicated scientific sessions.

Check out what you can expect to learn from each session below and make sure to add them to your personal schedule.


Tropical Infections & Gastrointestinal Tract in Children

Saturday, 20 May 2023 | 8:30 - 10:30 CEST, Hall K

Topics & Speakers:

Eduardo Salazar Lindo (Peru)“Acute Diarrhea In Medium And Low-Income Countries (Viral, Bacterial And Parasitic)”

Reinaldo Pierre Alvarez (Venezuela) “Intestinal Tuberculosis And IBD” 

Natascha S. Sandy (Brazil)Mosquito-Transmitted Viral Disease (Yellow Fever, Malaria, Dengue, Chikungunya, Zika)” 

Jose Vicente N. Spolidoro (Brazil) – Schistosomiasis And Chagas Disease”

Yaniv Faingelernt (Israel) – The Sars-Cov-2 Pandemic Disrupted The Acute Viral Gastroenteritis Seasonality In Hospitalized Children Under Five Years Of Age – A Population-Based Study In Southern Israel”

Plus, a plenary for selected papers and an open discussion.


Inaugural ESGE Endoscopy Symposium

Friday, 19 May 2023 | 16:00 - 18:00 CEST, Hall K

Topics & Speakers:

Helmut Messmann (Germany)“Is Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (Poem) The New Treatment For Paediatric Achalasia?”

Karel Caca (Germany), Shishu Sharma (United Kingdom) “Experience Of Anti-Reflux Endoscopy In Adults And Children”

Cesare Hassan (Italy)“Techniques And Challenges In Surveillance Endoscopy”

Elisabeth Waldmann (Austria) “Quality Control In Intestinal Endoscopy – A Matter Of Numbers?”

Oliver Keil (Germany)“Complications And Risk Factors In Paediatric Anaesthesia For Placement Of A Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (Peg) In Children”

Harriet Barraclough (United Kingdom)“A Multicentre Assessment Of Adequacy Of Bowel Preparation For Paediatric Ileocolonoscopy Using The Boston Bowel Preparation Scale (BBPS)”

Plus a session on “Why General Anaesthesia Is Preferable For Paediatric Endoscopy”.