SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM

Rome, 5 – 6 April 2019 - FREQUENTLY ASKED GASTROENTEROLOGY QUESTIONS IN PRIMARY CARE. THE EUROPEAN GENERAL PRACTITIONERS’ EXPERIENCES

Friday, 5 April 2019

14.30 – 15.00Registration
15.00 – 15.15Welcome by SIGE and ESPCG
Domenico Alvaro, Pierluigi Fracasso, Juan M. Mendive

Session I
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI)
Chair: Domenico Alvaro


15.15 – 15.45Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) side effects - clinical case
Vincenzo Savarino
Open questions on clinical management (5-10’)
15.45 – 16.15Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) - Comparison between Italian
and European general practitioners, debate
Ignazio Grattagliano, Juan M. Mendive
16.15 – 16.30Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) - Comment on answers
Ignazio Grattagliano, Juan M. Mendive, Vincenzo Savarino
16.30 – 17.00Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPI) appropriate use and safety
concerns: state of the art
Vincenzo Savarino
17.00 – 17.30Coffee break

Session II
Helicobacter Pylori Infection
Chair: Vincenzo Savarino


17.30 – 18.00Helicobacter pylori infection - Clinical case
Gerardo Antonio Pio Nardone
Open questions concerning clinical management (5-10’)
18.00 – 18.30Helicobacter pylori infection - Comparison between Italian and
European general practice - debate
Heidi-Ingrid Maaroos vs. Tecla Mastronuzzi
18.30 – 18.45Helicobacter pylori infection - Comments on answers
Heidi-Ingrid Maaroos vs. Gerardo Nardone, Tecla Mastronuzzi
18.45 – 19.15Who, when and how to eradicate Helicobacter pylori infection:
state of the art
Gerardo Antonio Pio Nardone
19.15 – 19.30Closing remarks
Vincenzo Savarino
Social dinner

Saturday, 6 April 2019


Session III
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Chair: Bruno Annibale

08.30 – 09.00Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Clinical case
Giovanni Latella
Open questions on clinical management (5-10’)
09.00 – 09.30Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) - Comparison between Italian
and European general practitioners - debate
Gregory Rubin vs. Cesare Tosetti
09.30 – 09.45Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Comment on answers
Giovanni Latella, Cesare Tosetti vs. Gregory Rubin
09.45 – 10.15Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) diagnosis and therapy:
state of the art
Giovanni Latella
10.15 – 10.45Coffee break

Session IV
Diverticular Disease
Chair: Giovanni Latella

10.45 – 11.15Diverticular disease - Clinical case
Bruno Annibale
Open questions on clinical management (5-10’)
11.15 – 11.45Diverticular disease - comparison between Italian and
European general practitioners - debate
Niek de Wit vs. Antonio Tursi
11.45 – 12.00Comment on answers
Bruno Annibale, Antonio Tursi vs. Niek de Wit
12.00 – 12.30Diverticular disease clinical management: state of the art
Bruno Annibale
12.30 – 12.45Closing remarks
Giovanni Latella
12.45 – 13.15Feedback questionnaires