Plus, ASGE Special Interest Group meeting to also highlight Endoluminal Therapy for GERD
EndoGastric Solutions® (EGS), a leader in incisionless procedural therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), announced today that the company will host an educational session on the Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF®) procedure at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2017, which takes place May 6-9, 2017, at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
The DDW Exhibit Floor Product Theater educational session is on Sunday, May 7, from 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. CDT in the DDW Theater in South Hall A. It will include an overview on the TIF procedure and EsophyX® device by Dr. Sameer Islam from University Medical Center, Lubbock, Texas; a review of the TIF procedure clinical data by Dr. Gregory Haber from NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York; and a TIF procedure case presentation by Dr. Kenneth J. Chang from UC Irvine Health, Irvine, California.
The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Special Interest Group meeting, “Endoluminal Therapy for Esophageal Disease (ETED) & Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD),” is on Saturday, May 6, from 10-11:30 a.m. CDT at the Hyatt Regency McCormick (HRM) Regency Ballroom D. The topics and speakers are as follows:
- “Role of FLIP on Index EGD: 2017 and Beyond” – Dr. John Pandolfino, an American Gastroenterological Association Fellow (AGAF) from Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
- “Endoscopic Therapies for GERD: How to Choose?” – Dr. Kenneth Chang, Professor and Chief, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, UC Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California
- “Surveillance for Barrett’s Esophagus: Good, Bad and Ugly” – Dr. Steven DeMeester from The Oregon Clinic, Portland, Oregon
In addition, EGS will demonstrate the full line of EsophyX devices at booth #4208 in the DDW exhibit hall. To learn more about the TIF procedure with EsophyX device, visit www.EndoGastricSolutions.com, and visit the DDW Mobile App for more information on these and other sessions.
Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery. Jointly sponsored by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) and the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT), DDW takes place May 6-9, 2017, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL. The meeting showcases more than 5,000 abstracts and hundreds of lectures on the latest advances in GI research, medicine and technology. More information can be found at www.ddw.org.