4th ESPGHAN Paediatric Endoscopy Summer School

Application Deadline: 25.06.2018



Registration Fee

Registration Fee (500.00€)


This 4th ESPGHAN Endoscopy Summer School (8th Hands On Course: Pediatric Endoscopy) focuses on the role of endoscopy in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide variety of GI disorders. 

It aims to provide residents in pediatric gastroenterology and practicing GI endoscopists an update on current advances, with a comprehensive description of the endoscopic techniques, including educational videos, wireless capsule hands-on training, colonoscopy simulator and hands on sessions in pigs with hemostasis, foreign body removal, polypectomy, PEG, variceal ligation. 

The faculty members are nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of diagnosis and therapeutic endoscopy.

Henedina Atunes - Course Organiser

Mike Thomson - Course Organiser


Preliminary Programme


Wednesday, September 26

SESSION 1

08:30 - 08:55 Registration

08:55 - 09:00 Introduction (H. Antunes)

09:00 - 09:30 Upper GI Endoscopy 

09:30 - 10:00 Colonoscopy 

10:00 - 10:30 Enteroscopy as a capsule adjunct 

SESSION 2

10:30 - 11:00 Diagnostic endo-ultrasound in pediatrics and ERCP 

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:00 Endoscopy unit: what you need to know? 

12:00 - 13:00 Quality in endoscopy: consent, report, classifications 

                      Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and single stage PEG

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break

SESSION 3

14:30 - 15:00 Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) and single stage PEG

15:00 - 15:30 Management of esophageal perforations

SESSION 4

15:30 - 16:00 The surgical-endoscopic interface

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00 - 17:30 The endoscopy-surgery interface

17:30 - 18:00 Endoscopy mucosal ressection (EMR)

                      Achalasia in children. Surgery or endoscopic treatment?  

18:45             Bus to Torre de Gomariz, Cervaes

19:30             Welcome Dinner - Torre de Gomariz, Cervaes


Thursday, September 27

SESSION 5

09:00 - 09:30 Advances and practicalities in paediatric haemostasis

09:30 - 10:00 Eosinophilic esophagitis (EEo)

10:00 - 10:30 Endoscopy in children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

10:30 - 11:00 Endoscopy treatment in bleeding varices

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

SESSION 6

11:30 - 12:00 Management of esophageal strictures 

12:00 - 12:30 Polypectomy: technique and complications 

12:30 - 13:00 Training in paediatric endoscopy

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break and Hands-On Endoscopy Simulator Training

14:30 - 16:30 Practical case-reading and delegates’ cases

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee Break

17:00 - 20:00 ESPGHAN endoscopy e-learning with Endoscopy Quiz with Prices

20:00 Dinner - Hotel Elevador, Bom Jesus do Monte, Braga


Friday, September 28

SESSION 7 Hands on sessions in porcine model

09:00 - 10:30 Biopsies

                      Haemostasis (injection, clips)

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 Foreign body removal

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

PEG

14:00 - 18:00 Polypectomy

                      EMR

                      PEG

                      Variceal ligation

18:30 Evaluation Form


Free Night


Saturday, September 29

08:30 - 10:30 Wireless Capsule Programme - Hands-On Endoscopy Simulator Training 

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 13:00 Wireless Capsule Programme - Colonoscopy simulator training Simbionix GI Mentor II

Exclusive Braga Tour (optional)


Coming soon