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GI Motility 2019
Upper & Lower GI Workshop Singapore

Date: March 5-8, 2019
Location: National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore.

Laborie is pleased to offer the 10th edition of the GIMotility course at the NUH Singapore, a practice-based course on upper and lower GI function testing, with the emphasis on Esophageal High Resolution Manometry (HRM), 24-hour ambulatory Impedance-pH monitoring and High Resolution Anorectal Manometry (HRAM).
Course directors are Dr Reuben Wong, Dr Arjan Bredenoord, Dr Ridzuan Farouk, Dr Mark Scott and Dr Emma Carrington.

You can attend the whole course or choose for the upper or lower GI program:

  • March 5-8 - Full program
  • March 5-6 - HRAM
  • March 7-8 - HRM & Impedance-pH
Goal
To gain knowledge of upper and lower GI function testing, through understanding the theoretical workings of these tests and their practical applications. To become more acquainted with the MMS measurement systems.

Target audience
Physicians, nurses and other health care professionals with basic knowledge of esophageal motility, pH reflux examinations & lower GI function testing.

Course highlights

  • Basic principles of, and indications for upper and lower GI function testing
  • Live demonstrations of HRM and Impedance-pH test procedures
  • Interactive demonstrations of HRAM test procedures
  • Test protocols and analysis of results
  • Clinical Interpretation of findings, Normal values and important publications
  • Case discussions, e.g. patient cases with achalasia, distal esophageal spasm, reflux symptoms, belching, fecal incontinence & other abnormalities
  • Hands-on practice in editing and report generation
  • Systems Troubleshooting 'What to do when things go wrong'

Guest speakers

Reuben Wong MD Dr Reuben Wong
Associate Professor (Gastro Motility Lab),
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

Andre Smout MD Dr Arjan Bredenoord
Assoc. Prof. Department of Gastroenterology,
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam (AMC),
The Netherlands

Dr Ridzuan Farouk Dr Ridzuan Farouk
Senior Consultant Colorectal, Colorectal Surgery Scientist, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital Singapore

Dr Mark Scott Dr Mark Scott
Senior Clinical Scientist and Director GI Physiology Unit,
Queen Mary University, London, UK

Dr Emma Carrington Dr Emma Carrington
PhD MRCS Clinical lecturer,
Royal London Hospital, UK

Further information
The maximum attendance for this training course is 24 participants.
For more information, please use the 'Yes, I’m interested button'
or call on: +31 53 4803700 or e-mail education@laborie.com.
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