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Webinar Breath tests

About Dr. Jafari

Dr. Jafar Jafari

Jafar Jafari graduated in Medicine and was awarded MD in 2000 from Tehran Azad University; Iran. He worked as a General Practitioner initially and later achieved his PhD in Neurogastroenterology from Queen Mary, University of London in 2014. His current position is Head of Upper GI Physiology at the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust Hospitals; London.

He is proficient in oesophageal High Resolution Manometry, ambulatory small bowel manometry, impedance-pH reflux monitoring, wireless reflux monitoring, Hydrogen and C13 GI breath testing. His special research interest is in oesophageal motility disorders, gastroesophageal reflux disease, effect of prokinetics on oesophageal motility and his work has led to publishing more than 120 research papers and presentations.


Course objective

After completion of this module, participants shall be able to:

  • Understand the basics and indications of Hydrogen-methane breath testing in gastroenterology clinics
  • Become familiar with the clinical presentation of carbohydrate malabsorption and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • Understand how hydrogen-methane breath tests are performed
  • Begin to distinguish the normal and abnormal test results

Course highlights

The highlights of this training module are:

  • Principles of Hydrogen-Methane Breath Tests In Gastroenterology
  • Common indications for these tests
  • Carbohydrate malabsorption disorders and SIBO: diagnosis to treatment
  • Preparation and application of Hydrogen breath tests
  • Case-based examples of Hydrogen breath test results and their clinical relevance

On request a specific clinical study submitted by the participant can be discussed during the web seminar. Please contact Laborie at least two weeks before start of the webinar:


Target audience

Physicians, GI Physiologists, Nurses, Nurse practitioners, Physicians assistants and other health care professionals.


Dates & Time

September 6, 2019
12.00 - 1.00 pm
(Amsterdam time)
November 8, 2019
12.00 - 1.00 pm
(Amsterdam time)
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Webseminar Breath tests