36 WORLD GASTROENTEROLOGY NEWS JANUARY 2016 Gastro 2015: AGW-WGO | Expert Point of View | Gastro 2016: EGHS-WGO | WDHD News | WGO & WGOF News | WGO Global Guidelines | Calendar of Events lent lecture on postsurgical treatment of Crohn’s disease. In the Update on Liver transplan-tation - the only cure for end-stage liver disease Markus Peck Radosav-ljevic (Austria), Ludwig Kramer, (Austria), Michael Heneghan (UK), and Zoka Milan (UK) provided excel-lent lectures on antiviral therapy for hepatitis C and hepatic encephalopa-thy before and after liver transplanta-tion, as well as the current status of liver transplantation in Serbia. In the session Biliopancreatic diseases Professor Peter Hedgy (Hun-gary) spoke on the therapy of acute pancreatitis. Professor Philippe Lévy (France) discussed intraductal papil-lary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN). The Functional and motility disorders included new insights in anal incontinence and endosonog-raphy (Vincent De Parades, France) and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as potentially inflammatory bowel disease (Benoit Coffin, France). The last session was dedicated to Diseases of upper GI tract including gastric carcinogenesis, Helicobacter pylori infection, gastroesophageal re-flux disease, and protection of gastric mucosa This Congress proved that the Ser-bian gastroenterology keeps up with Europe and the world and that Serbia certainly represents one of the major gastroenterology centers in the region. The next Congress will be held in four years and we hope to welcome an even wider audience Coffee breaks between two scientific sessions are always good moments to meet with old and make new friends and exchange ideas and thoughts with colleagues. Hot topic of gastroprotection was addressed by Prof. Ivan Jovanovic in the session on Upper GI diseases chaired by Associate Prof. Natasa Zdravkovic (Serbia), Dr. Predrag Dugalic (Serbia), Dr. Hrvoje Ivekovic (Croatia), and Prof. Tomica Milosavljevic, President of EAGEN (Serbia).
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