Monothematic Conference on Paediatric Gastric Disease

October 25 - 26, 2024
Lille, France

General Information

General Information

Interest for pediatric gastric diseases has been for a long time an important issue in the routine of a paediatric gastroenterologist. This field evolved significantly over the last years.
Common and rare diseases have been updated on diagnosis and therapeutics. This course aims at an audience of medical professionals who wish to develop their interest in the diagnosis and management of several topics in gastric diseases in children.
Updated H. pylori guidelines, diagnostic invasive and noninvasive tests on gastric diseases as well as functional issues will be covered. The meeting will combine keynote talks from selected experts and friendly interaction between faculty and attendees.

The course language is English.

Application & Fees

Application will open in spring 2024.

Participation fees:
ESPGHAN Full MembersEUR 125.00 
ESPHGAN Trainee Members: EUR 100.00
Non-ESPGHAN Members: EUR 150.00

Kindly use the online application form on this page. Applications submitted by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the tool, please contact us at office@espghanCandidates will be selected based on a motivation letter and a CV. 

Please do not make travel arrangements before receipt of a formal confirmation of acceptance from the ESPGHAN Office. 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 Members may attend two courses per year and non-members may attend one course before becoming members of the society. 

Delegates are expected to attend the full course and arrange their travel according to the course schedule. 


Preliminary Programme

Day 01 - October 25 2024

Session 01: Actualisation Topics in Gastric Disease

09.00-09.30         New gastric drugs

09.30-10.00         Long term effect of PPI’s treatment on gastric mucosa in children

10.00-10.30         Epidemiology & transmission of Helicobacter pylori in children, what changed &  where we are?

10.30-11.00         Coffee Break

11.00-11.30         Gastric Microbiota in children with Helicobacter pylori infection vs without infection

11.30-12.00         Gastric Mucine glycolisation and Helicobacter pylori adhesion. What’s news for new insights treatment for infection?

12.00-13.30           Lunch

Session 02: Doctor I have stomach pain!

13.30-14.00         H. pylori infection in children, clinical and endoscopic pictures

14.00-14.30         Infectious Non H. pylori infection, Auto-immune, Drugs

14.30-15.00         Collagenous gastritis vs eosinophilic gastritis in children

15.00-15.30         Anemia and extra-gastrointestinal manifestations in H. pylori infection

15.30-16.00         Coffee Break

16.00-16.30         Histologic gastritis, from histology to clinical signs?

H. pylori infection diagnosis

16.30-17.00         Place of the culture and qPCR in the era of 20’s

17.00-17.30         Place of the noninvasive test in the era of 20’s

18.00 Networking and Dinner

Day 02 - October 26 2024

08.00-09.30         H. pylori infection treatment in children, the ESPGHAN Helicobacter pylori SIG registry experience

09.30-10.00          Lymphoma and gastric cancer related to Helicobacter pylori gastritis in the young, where we are in the era of 20?

10.00-10.30         Summary of Updated Guidelines on H. pylori infection in children

10.30-11.00         Coffee Break

Session 03: Specific Topics on Gastric Disease

11.00-11.30         Helicobacter pylori gastritis and eosinophilic esophagitis, Cons vs pros?

11.30-12.00         Gastric polyps in children

12.00-12.30         Gastroparesis in children

12.30-14.00         Lunch


Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation up to 2 nights (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme  
  • Catering throughout the course   
  • Course Material 



Please be aware that ESPGHAN will be taking photos and/or videos at this event. By registering and attending this course you acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions. Details of the disclaimer will be attached to your notification email. Please contact if you have any questions or concerns


If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.
Phone: +41 (0)22 9000 401



Application will open in spring 2024. Any updates will be posted to this webpage.