Du 10/11/2017 au 10/11/2017

Domaine de Rockefeller - 8 Avenue Rockefeller, 69008 Lyon, FRANCE


The language of the course is English


13:00 - 17:00 Clinical session (Edouard Herriot Hospital)
Limited number of participants please registered by sending an email to Only registered participants will be admitted to attend

Discussion of difficult clinical cases regarding GERD diagnosis and management
Interactive sessions with participants
Speakers: Dr Sabine Roman (Lyon), Pr François Mion (Lyon), Pr Prakash Gyawali (St Louis, USA)

18:00 Welcome reception (Mediatheque – Rockefeller)
All participants registered for the meeting of November 10th are invited to attend


Registration on this website is mandatory. In absence of registration on the website, the access to the meeting will be denied.

8:30 - 8:45 Introduction: How to diagnose GERD in 2017? Summary of the GERD consensus project (Sabine Roman – Lyon)

8:45 - 10:45 Testing for GERD
8:45 - 9:15 Role of endoscopy and histology in GERD diagnosis (Pr Marcelo Vela, Scottsdale, USA)
9:15 – 9:45 Role of pH-(impedance) monitoring in GERD diagnosis (Pr Frank Zerbib, Bordeaux, France)
9:45 – 10:15 Is baseline impedance ready for prime time in GERD diagnosis? (Pr Edoardo Savarino, Padua, Italy)
10:15–10:45 Reflux symptom association in GERD: Are the current indices reliable? Can they be improved? (Pr Andre Smout, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 11:45 Classifying GERD: GERD phenotypes based on reflux testing: are they useful in clinical practice? (Pr John Pandolfino, Chicago, USA)
11:45 – 12:45 Diversatek Healthcare symposium: Mucosal Impedance: The better way to Diagnose GERD and EoE (Pr Michael Vaezi , Nashville, USA)

12:45 – 14:00 Lunch break

14:00 – 16:00 Motor classification of GERD
14:00 – 14:30 How to assess EGJ barrier function in GERD? (Pr Peter Kahrilas, Chicago, USA)
14:30 - 15:00 Is it important to assess esophageal peristalsis and clearance in GERD? (Pr Radu Tutuian, Bern, Switzerland)
15:00 – 15:30 Role of multiple rapid swallows and rapid drink challenge in GERD (Pr Daniel Sifrim, London, UK)
15:30 – 16:00 Role of post prandial HRM in GERD (Pr Francois Mion, Lyon, France)
16:00 – 16:30 Proposal of a classification scheme for motor dysfunction in GERD (Pr Prakash Gyawali, St Louis, USA)

16:30 – 16:45 Coffee break

16:45 – 17:15 Therapeutic implications
Outcome measurements: How should we evaluate response to treatment in GERD? (Pr Jan Tack, Leuven, Belgium)
17:15 – 17:45 Conclusions – What do we need to improve GERD diagnosis and management in the future? Next steps of the GERD consensus (Prakash Gyawali, St Louis, USA)