ESPGHAN NITE Masterclass: Intestinal failure from birth to adulthood

Application Deadline: 30.06.2020

Registration Fee

Registration Fee (100.00€)


If you are interested in participating to this school please use the online application form on this page.

General Information

If you are interested in intestinal failure, intestinal rehabilitation and intestinal transplantation you should apply to participate to this Masterclass.

During a 3 days- 2 night stay we will try to address all the challenges linked to intestinal failure rehabilitation and transplantation.

Furthermore, we will have some time to discuss difficult cases of intestinal failure and transplantation with some panels of experts from the faculty.

For those interested in clinical research in this field we will also leave some space to propose and discuss ongoing and future collaborative studies.


Application Deadline: February 15, 2020

Please use the online application form on this page to apply to the conference. Applications by email cannot be accepted. Should you experience any issues with the registration tool, please contact 

The number of participants is limited and a selection will be made by the school organisers after the deadline. Priority will be given to ESPGHAN Members.

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates:

- two nights of accommodation at our contracted hotel (April 01 and April 02)

- pre-arranged dinner on April 01 and April 02

- congress material

If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.

We look forward to welcoming you in Bergamo,

Lorenzo D'Antiga (Local Organizer)

Lorenzo Norsa (Local Organiser)

Preliminary Programme

Day 01 - November 02

13:00-14:00 Participants registration and light lunch

14:00-14:10 Introduction L. D’Antiga, L. Norsa

14:10-14:40 IF due to congenital diarrhoea – Dr. L. Norsa

14:40-15:10 IF due to motility disorders – J. Koeglmeier

15:10 – 15:40 Surgical IF and reconstruction - Pr. D. Alberti

15:40 – 16:10 Discussion

16:10 – 16:30 Coffee break

16:30- 18:30 Workshops :

- Workshop 1: 3 selected difficult cases of intestinal rehabilitation to be discussed with faculty: Pr. O. Goulet, Pr. S. Kolacek, Pr. R. Shamir, J. Koeglmeier, B De Koning, L. Norsa

- Workshop 2: 3 selected difficult cases in intestinal transplantation to be discussed with faculty: Pr. G. Mazariegos, M. Colledan, F. Lacaille, G. Gupte, E. Boluda, J. Hind, L. D’Antiga

- Workshop 3: 3 selected cases of difficult management in of IF by APH.

20:00 Dinner

Day 02 - November 03

8:30-9:00 Nutritional Management of IF - Pr. R. Shamir

9:00-9:30 Early management of critical patient with IF - B. De Koning

9:30-10:00 Trophic factors and IF Pr. F. Joly

10:00 – 10:30 Discussion

10 :30-11 :00 Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 -9:30 Medical rehabilitation of IF Dr. I. Hojsak

11:30- 12:00 Surgical rehabilitation of IF Pr. D. Alberti

12:00-12:30 Microbiota in IF harmful or protective Pr. Goulet

12 :30-1300 Discussion

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:30 – 14:30 Central Venous Catheter related complications – Pr. S. Kolacek

14:30 – 15:00 IFALD – L. D’Antiga

15:00-15:30 Discussion

15:30 – 17:00 Discussion on NITE collaborative projects

17:30 Social programme

Day 03 - November 04

8:30-9:00 Indication for intestinal transplantation and workout – G. Gupte

9:00-9:30 Evolution of transplantation techniques G. Mazariegos

 9:30-10:00 Immunosuppression regimens J. Hind

 10:00- 10:30 Infective complications F. Lacaille

10 :30-11 :00 Discussion

11 :00-11 :30 Coffee break

11 :30-12 :00 Various type of rejections E. Ramos Boluda

12:00 – 12:30 Histological characterization of rejection A. Sonzogni

12:30-13:00GVHD, PTLD and other immunological complication A. Busch

13:00-13:30 Discussion

13:30 – 13:40 Farwell and conclusion L. D’Antiga – L. Norsa