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2nd Edition of International Conference on Gastroenterology

October 21-23, 2024, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

October 21 -23, 2024 | Baltimore, MD, USA

Gastro 2024

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Philip M Hemken
Keynote Presentation (In-Person)
Philip M Hemken, Abbott Diagnostics Division R&D, United States

Diagnosis of liver disease at earlier stages can improve outcomes and reduce the risk of progression to malignancy. Liver biopsy is the gold standard for diagnosis of liver disease, but it is invasive and sample acquisition errors are common. Serum biomarkers for liver function a [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Ganavi.Y.P
Oral Presentation
Ganavi.Y.P, Ramaiah Medical College, India

Metabolic Associated  Fatty Liver Disease(MASLD) comprises hepatic steatosis without injury to steatosis, inflammation, hepatocyte injury with or without fibrosis. Nearly one fourth of the people with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1 DM) are estimated to be having MASLD (27.7%). [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Erika Johanna P Tanada
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Erika Johanna P Tanada, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Philippines

Menetrier’s disease is a rare, acquired premalignant disorder of the stomach with thickened gastric folds associated with protein-losing enteropathy and H Pylori infection. The clinical presentation of Menetrier’s disease might cause diagnostic difficulty and can be m [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Xueping Huang
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Xueping Huang, Fujian Provincial Hospital, China

Background: The clinical application of bismuth quadruple therapy is often challenging due to the frequent adverse reactions and complicated administration of tetracycline and metronidazole. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy, compliance, and safety of minocycline, [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Junwei Zhang
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Junwei Zhang, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, China

Background: Associating liver partition and portal vein ligation for staged hepatectomy (ALPPS) was widely used in clinic. The mechanism of ALPPS need to be fully illustrated. Methods: The present systematic review aimed to examine existing data on the mechanism of ALPPS. Elec [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Zheng Jiang
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Zheng Jiang, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, China

Background: Alternative splicing (AS) is an important transcriptional regulatory mechanism, leading to polymorphisms in transcript and protein structure and function. This study aimed to establish more accurate prediction models for nonmetastatic gastric cancer by AS. Methods: [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Liu Qizhi
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Liu Qizhi, Shanghai Fourth People’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Tongji University, China

D3 lymphadenectomy and Complete Mesocolic Excision (CME) are standard treatment for right colon cancer. Colon cancer of hepatic flexure is likely to have metastasis of the infrapyloric lymph nodes (No. 206), which are not regional Lymph Nodes (LN). LN dissection of No.206 group b [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Jinhua Hu
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Jinhua Hu, Fifth Medical Center of Chinese PLA General Hospital, China

Liver regeneration is an ancient and realistic topic. The mechanism of liver regeneration is well described in the PHx model, and it is generally believed that multiple signaling pathways, including Wnt/β-Catenin signaling, Notch signaling, mTOR signaling, etc. are important [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Sintayehu Fekadu
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Sintayehu Fekadu, Hawassa University, Ethiopia

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated gastric cancer belongs to 1 of the 4 subtypes of gastric cancer and accounts for 10% of the total gastric cancers. However, most cases of gastric cancer have a history of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. Therefore, we investigated t [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Loyacono Nicolas
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Loyacono Nicolas, Hospital de Clinicas Jose de San Martin, Argentina

Gastrointestinal, nutritional, metabolic, endocrine, and microbiota medical problems in pediatric patients diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are some of the coexisting medical conditions in ASD diagnosis. Their prevalence reaches more than 91 % for gastrointestinal pr [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Kristiann Lae Dano
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Kristiann Lae Dano, Davao Regional Medical Center, Philippines

Introduction: Pancreatic Tuberculosis is considered a rare extrapulmonary source of Tuberculosis even on highly prevalent countries. The diagnosis can be challenging since the signs and symptoms can mimic pancreatic cancer. With the patient’s consent, this case report will [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Mohamed Eraki
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Mohamed Eraki, Zagazig University, Egypt

Ischemic colitis is rarely treated by laparoscopy. The point of this review using of propensity score matched study to compare preoperative with intraoperative character and short-term outcome for severe and urgent cases of ischemic colitis. Methods techniques:&nb [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Nosherwan Shahwani
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Nosherwan Shahwani, Liaquat National Hospital, Pakistan

INTRODUCTION: The pancreaticobiliary diseases are common in the elderly. The prevalence of choledocholithiasis (bile duct stones) increases with age about four times compared with the younger population Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a routinely used di [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Kanwal Butani
Oral Presentation (In-Person)
Kanwal Butani, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Pakistan

Introduction: Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) is the most common Chronic Liver Disease (CLD).  NAFLD is recognized as an important public health problem nowadays and it encompasses a variety of liver pathologies including simple steatosis, Nonalcoholic Steatohepati [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Wei Qiu
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Wei Qiu, Loyola University Chicago, United States

Alcohol-asscociated liver disease (ALD) represents a spectrum of alcohol use-related diseases, ranging from steatosis to cirrhosis, and is one of the primary causes of chronic liver disease worldwide.  Outside of alcohol abstinence, there are currently no FDA-approved treatm [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Celyn Idami
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Celyn Idami, Penn Medicine, United States

First approved in the United States in 2011, immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) represent a significant advancement in treating various malignancies. The mechanism of action is to prevent inhibition of the host's T cells, thereby allowing them to attack and destroy malignant [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conference - Bipneet Singh
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Bipneet Singh, Henry Ford Jackson, United States

Ampullary cancer forms in the ampulla of vater, an opening  for CBD and pancreatic duct that enters theduodenum. This type of cancer is fairly rare accounting for less than 1% of all cancers affecting the gastrointestinal tract. 84 y.o. female presented with epigas [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conference - Bipneet Singh
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Bipneet Singh, Henry Ford Jackson, United States

34 year old female with history of alcohol use presented with bilateral lower limb weakness and had macrocytic anemia and elevated LFTs. She had undergone sleeve gastrectomy 2 years ago and with high suspicion of nutritional deficiency she was checked for B12 which turned out to [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - William Song
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
William Song, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, United States

Gastric cancer is the 5th most common type of malignancy world-wide. Obesity has been associated with an increased risk of gastric cancer and Roux-en-Y is the most commonly performed surgical weight-loss procedure in the US. Gastric adenocarcinoma in the remnant stomach after Rou [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Lana Aleuy
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Lana Aleuy, Emory University School of Medicine, United States

Background: Nausea and vomiting are common presenting complaints; patients usually receive antiemetics and are discharged once able to tolerate oral intake. Etiology is usually unknown. Sometimes, diagnosis requires a more thorough workup, and treatment is not always gastroent [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Katrina Nicole R. Mejia
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Katrina Nicole R. Mejia, Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Philippines

Malignant melanoma is most commonly found on the skin and rarely occurs in the the rectal region. We report a case of a 77-year-old Filipino adult presenting with rectal bleeding for three weeks. He underwent sigmoidoscopy that showed thrombosed hemorrhoids; however, subsequent s [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Michelle Dawn Ramos
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Michelle Dawn Ramos, Chong Hua Hospital, Philippines

Pancreatic lipomatosis is a rare disease with an unknown etiology characterized by the replacement of pancreatic acinar cells with adipose tissue associated with preservation of pancreatic duct and islet cell histology. In this paper, we report the case of two 40- and 46-year- [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Eman Mohamad EL Nashar
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Eman Mohamad EL Nashar, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia

Stress-induced gastritis is a common problem in the intensive care unit. Zeaxanthin (ZE), a non-provitamin A carotenoid has been known to exert antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. In this study, we examined the effect of ZE on water avoidance stress (WAS)-induced gastritis [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Eman Mohamad EL Nashar
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Eman Mohamad EL Nashar, King Khalid University, Saudi Arabia

Autophagy is a key metabolic process where cells can recycle its proteins and organelles to regenerate its own cellular building blocks. Chemotherapy is indispensable for cancer treatment but associated with various side-effects, including organ damage. Stem cell-based therapy is [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Priya Kumari Maheshwari
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Priya Kumari Maheshwari, University of Central Florida/HCA Florida West Hospital , United States

Introduction: Ulcerative Colitis (UC) exhibits a bimodal age distribution, affecting 10–30% of the population beyond the age of 60. Recognition of elderly-onset UC remains challenging. Over the past two decades, only 10% of patients aged over 80 have received a diagnosis, a [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Hezborn Magacha
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Hezborn Magacha, East Tennessee State University, United States

Background: Infected necrosis in acute pancreatitis is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. The development of infection within necrotic pancreatic tissue can lead to a cascade of complications, and managing these complications is crucial for improving outcomes. W [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Aleksandra Leszczynska
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Aleksandra Leszczynska, University of California San Diego, United States

Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatohepatitis (MASH), a subset of Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD), has emerged as a significant public health concern worldwide. MASH is characterized by hepatic inflammation, which can lead to fibrosis, cirrhosi [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Orestis Ioannidis
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Orestis Ioannidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Cholelithiasis presents in approximately 20 % of the total population, ranging between 10% and 30 %. It presents one of the most common causes for non malignant surgical treatment. The cornerstone therapy is laparoscopic cholecystectomy, urgent of elective. Laparoscopic cholecyst [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Maria Isabel Torres Lopez
Keynote Presentation (Virtual)
Maria Isabel Torres Lopez, University of Jaen, Spain

Celiac Disease  (CD) is an autoimmune condition resulting from gluten sensitivity in genetically predisposed individuals. It is a multifactorial disorder in which genetic, environmental, and immunological factors converge to determine the gluten sensitivity observed in affec [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Brandon Lucke Wold
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Brandon Lucke Wold, University of Florida, United States

Neurologic injury often influences various bodily functions associated with digestion. It is imperative for an individual to obtain proper nutrients to maintain a healthy lifestyle and recover from injury. In this review, we explore variables and methods of enteral tube placement [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Perry Hookman
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Perry Hookman, Light of the World Free Clinic, United States

Colon perforation has been reported as caused by trauma, e.g., colonoscope perforation, malignancy, infection, amoebic colitis, diverticular disease, as well as spontaneous perforation, with ulcerative colitis. A not well-known  cause is  congenital Hirschsprung’s [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Tomasz Tabernacki
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Tomasz Tabernacki, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, United States

Significance: Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy (GAHT) plays a vital role in gender identity affirmation for transgender individuals. While hormonal profiles after GAHT may differ from cisgender individuals, the impact of GAHT on gallbladder disease risk in transgender population [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Orestis Ioannidis
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Orestis Ioannidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Acute peritonitis is a relatively common intra-abdominal infection that a general surgeon will have to manage many times in his surgical carrier. Usually it is a secondary peritonitis caused either by direct peritoneal invasion from an inflamed infected viscera or by gastrointest [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Dakota Bigham
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Dakota Bigham, The University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, United States

Introduction: Colorectal carcinoma (CRC) is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. Classic manifestations of CRC include rectal hemorrhage, unintentional weight loss, abdominal discomfort, and changes in bowel habits, w [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Nancy Brulinska
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Nancy Brulinska, University Hospital Limerick, Ireland

Background: Actinomycosis is a bacterial infection caused by Gram positive, non-acid fast, anaerobic or microacrophilic rods. Actinomycetes can be found in the normal flora of the oral cavity, as well as less commonly in the lower GIT and female genital tract but are not virulen [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Rui Gao
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Rui Gao, Fujian Provincial Hospital, China

Background: Gastric dysplasia is not only a precancerous lesion, but also a neoplastic lesion. Although the relationship between gastric intestinal metaplasia (IM) and gastric cancer is currently controversial, gastric dysplasia can be detected in intestinal metaplastic glands. I [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Jinfeng Zhou
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Jinfeng Zhou, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Abstract:  Endoscopic Submucosal Excavation (ESE) has been successfully applied to the resection of gastric Submucosal Tumors (SMTs), but rarely to colon SMTs duo to the inevitable perforation and subsequent peritonitis. The perforation is usually difficult to be closed in s [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Taherah Mohammadabadi
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Taherah Mohammadabadi, Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Nowadays, the researchers following some adjunctive natural healings for gastro-Intestinal issues. Due to the side effects and temporary impacts of chemical drugs, the use of herbal drugs as a complementary drug along with chemical drugs is recommended for gastrointestinal and [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Laurice S San Jose
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Laurice S San Jose, University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Philippines

Epiploic appendagitis (EA) is an inflammation of the epiploic appendage and is a rare cause of abdominal pain that often manifests with an acute onset of abdominal pain. Prevalence of this disease among the pediatric age group is unknown and is mentioned only in few case reports [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Lekshmi R Nath
Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Lekshmi R Nath, Amrita School of Pharmacy, India

Hepatocellular carcinoma affects more than 500,000 individuals annually, with a 5-year mortality rate of 95% or higher. By 2030, the number of deaths from liver cancer is projected to rise to more than one million. Kaempferide is a monomethoxyflavone that shows potent anticancer [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Lin Lv
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Lin Lv, Chongqing Medical University, China

Aims: Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic recurrent non-specific inflammatory disease, and the pathogenesis of the disease is remaining unclear. Ferroptosis is a form of programmed cell death characterized by accumulation of iron-dependent lipid peroxides that are simultaneously [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Milaris M Sánchez Cordero
Poster Presentation (In-Person)
Milaris M Sánchez Cordero, Mayaguez Medical Center, Puerto Rico

Multiple myeloma is the most common type of malignant proliferation of plasma cells which produce monoclonal immunoglobulin. Renal failure, anemia, skeletal lesions, and recurrent infections are the most common clinical manifestations of the disease. Amyloidosis is a group of dis [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Mariam Alamgir
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Mariam Alamgir, Washington State University Internal Medicine, United States

As H.pylori cases are increasing in the world, clinicians should be aware that H. pylori resistance rates to metronidazole and fluoroquinolone are variable geographically but highest in Hmong populations. Our case illustrates recurrent treatment failures of H. pylori leading to u [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Marjorie M. Rooney
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Marjorie M. Rooney, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, United States

Introduction: Gastritis is a general form of upper abdominal pain. With its high frequency and the copious non-surgical and surgical treatment options, we believe patients are likely searching the internet for questions applicable to gastritis. No investigation has ever been c [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Ying Yang
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Ying Yang, Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of Infectious Diseases, China

According to the data of the World Health Organization, most people in developed countries rely on traditional medicine to solve their primary medical care problems. Dandelion is a functional food and a homologous plant of medicine and food, which is rich in polysaccharides, tota [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Javokhir Jaloljon Qochqarov
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Javokhir Jaloljon Qochqarov , Tashkent Medical Academy, Uzbekistan

Introduction: Gastritis is an inflammatory or dystrophic change that occurs in the mucous membrane of the stomach. The disease leads to a breakdown of the functions of these organs, as well as the development of atrophy of the epithelial cells, resulting in the formation of repla [....] » Read More

Speaker at GI Conferences - Mariam Alamgir
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Mariam Alamgir, Washington State University Internal Medicine, United States

We present a case of a 69-year-old asymptomatic male incidentally diagnosed with acute pancreatitis on imaging and subsequently found to have autoimmune pancreatitis with concurrent IgG4 sclerosing cholangitis. Patient had a favorable response to steroid therapy but relapsed due [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conferences - Manasvin Sareen
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Manasvin Sareen, SMS Medical College, India

35 year old male presented with high grade fever with chills for 15 days, yellowish discoloration of eyes and urine, decreased urine output for 7 days and altered mental status for 3 days. On presentation, noted to have elevated temperature (101.9F), tachycardia (HR), tachypnea ( [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Ayanna Denise Lariosa
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Ayanna Denise Lariosa, San Pedro Hospital, Philippines

Background: Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL) is the most prevalent subtype of Non Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL), comprising around 25% of all NHLs.1 DLBCL typically presents with symptoms of nodal involvement but can have other various manifestations. Gastric DLBCL is uncommon, wit [....] » Read More

Speaker at Gastroenterology Conference - Lobarkhon Alimbekova
Poster Presentation (Virtual)
Lobarkhon Alimbekova, Tashkent Medical Academy , Uzbekistan

One of the main features of the project is the development and implementation of the project. It is generally known that the severity of acute pancreatitis is due not only to the nature and degree of damage to the pancreatic cells, but also to the degree of damage to the pancreat [....] » Read More

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