Conference Program

(08:00 Onwards) Registration

(08:45 – 10:00) Functional GI disorders

Chairpersons

Prakash Vaidya

Rohan Mallik

V Jayanthi

Irritable bowel syndome in children: How to diagnose and treat?

Nikhil Thapar

Motility testing in clinical practice

Rajesh Sainani

Abdominal pain in a kid; no cause found!

Nikhil Thapar

Discussion

(10:00 – 10:25) Diet in GI/Liver disease

Chairpersons

Sarath Gopalan

Yogesh Waikar

Culprit? Saviour? Or both?

Priya Kishnani

(10:25 – 10:55) Clinico-pathological correlation

Chairpersons

Anjali Amrapurkar

Malathi Sathiyasekaran

Moinak Sen Sarma

Seema Alam

Clinico-pathological correlation

Girish Gupte (Discussant)

Chhagan Bihari (Pathologist)

(10:55 – 11:20) Tea and e poster viewing

(11:20 – 12:20) Inflammatory bowel disease

Chairpersons

Aabha Nagral

Devendra Desai

Vishnu Biradar

Approach to chronic diarrhea

Sadhna Lal

TB v/s Crohn’s – are we better at differentiating them now?

B R Thapa

Treating Crohn’s disease : Top up or Top down?

Malathi Sathiyasekaran

Discussion

(12:20 – 13:05) CP Mittal award papers

Chairpersons

Anshu Srivastava

Malathi Sathiyasekaran

Etiology and outcome of acute diarrhea in children With severe acute malnutrition: a comparative study

Girish Gupte(Presenter)

Early renal dysfunction in non-azotemic cirrhotic children by renal resistive index and to assess effect of paracentesis and albumin therapy: A Prospective Observational Study

Durga Prasad(Presenter)

Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C Infection with Direct Acting Antivirals in Adolescents with Thalassemia Major

Nirzar Parikh(Presenter)

Validity of Infant Gastroesophageal Reflux Questionnaire (I-GERQ) in Indian Children Using Combined Multichannel Intraluminal Impedance-pH monitoring – A pilot study

Sonal Mirani(Presenter)

(13:15 – 13:45) Inauguration

(13:45 – 15:00) Lunch & e-Poster viewing

(15:00 – 16:00) GI plenary oral papers (6 papers 10 mins each)

Chairpersons

Ashish Bavdekar

B R Thapa

Devendra Desai

Gastrointestinal polyps and polyposis syndromes in children: lessons for precision and surveillance

Parijat Ram Tripathi(Presenter)

Small bowel bacterial overgrowth syndrome in children: Prospective longitudinal evaluation by jejunal aspirate cultures and hydrogen breath tests

Parijat Ram Tripathi(Presenter)

Efficacy of Indigenously prepared Ready to Use Therapeutic Food in Children with Severe Malnutrition

Prachi Karnik(Presenter)

Impact of changing treatment strategies on outcomes in Paediatric Ulcerative Colitis

Rishi Kr Bolia(Presenter)

Pre-operative nutritional status affects enteral feeding in the post-operative period among pediatric laparotomy cases.

Santosh Kumar Singh(Presenter)

Diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease in children – Preliminary evaluation of a novel endoscopic technique for rectal biopsy

Upender Shava(Presenter)

(16:00 – 17:00) Pediatric Liver transplantation

Chairpersons

Girish Gupte

Mohammed Rela

Sharat Varma

When to and when not to transplant?

Naresh Shanmugam

Long term management of the recipient – what the pediatrician should know ?

Anupam Sibal

Challenges in paediatric liver transplantation in India

Darius Mirza

Discussion

(17:00 – 17:30) Tea and e poster viewing

(17:30 – 18:10) Cholestatic liver disease

Chairpersons

Anupam Sibal

Naveen Mittal

Sunil Karande

Treatable causes and their management in Intrahepatic Neonatal Cholestasis

S K Yachha

What is new in PFIC management?

Girish Gupte

Discussion

(18:10 – 18:30) Best of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 2017-2018

Chairpersons

Alka Jadhav

Nimain Mohanty

V S Sankaranarayanan

Gastroenterology

Rohan Mallik

Hepatology

Sakshi Karkra

(18:30 – 19:30) GBM

(20:00 – 22:00) TUNING FOLKS – ALL DOCTORS MUSIC BAND

(08:00 Onwards) Registration

(08:30 – 09:30) Viral Hepatitis

Chairpersons

Neelam Mohan

Parijat Gupte

Sutapa Ganguly

Hepatitis B : Do we need to treat all?

Malathi Sathiyasekaran

What has changed in Hepatitis C management ?

Aabha Nagral

Managing Autoimmune hepatitis: an algorithmic approach

Anshu Srivastava

Discussion

(09:30 – 10:00) Where the specialist meets the generalist…

Y K Amdekar (Moderator)

Bhaskar Raju (Panelist)

John Matthai (Panelist)

Mahesh Mohite (Panelist)

Prashant Bachina (Panelist)

R K Gupta (Panelist)

(10:00 – 11:00) Liver Plenary papers

Akash Shukla / SK Yachha (Chairperson)

Budd-Chiari syndrome in children – outcome following radiological intervention

Babu Lal Meena(Presenter)

Spectrum, manifestation and management of hepato-pulmonary syndrome in 150 consecutive living related pediatric liver transplantation

Laxman S Charan(Presenter)

Prevalence of genetic polymorphisms in pediatric acute recurrent and chronic pancreatitis: A single centre experience

Nirubhan Bharathy RV(Presenter)

Targeted approach to diarrhoea after liver transplantation, using Film Array Gastrointestinal Panel

Sharat Verma(Presenter)

Predictors of Hepatitis A virus induced Pediatric Acute Liver Failure- An Etiology-specific Study

Snehavardhan Pandey(Presenter)

Etiology of recurrent acute pancreatitis in children: a large single center study

Upender Shava(Presenter)

(11:00 – 11:30) Tea & e-Poster viewing

(11:30 – 12:00) Mehta Mittal Sankaranaraynan Oration

Chairpersons

Anshu Srivastava

Malathi Sathiyasekaran

Pediatric Liver Matures into Adult Liver: Specialty follows suit

Seema Alam

(12:00 – 12:35) Fatty Liver Disease

Chairpersons

Ira Shah

Parijat Gupte

Vibhor Borkar

Non invasive tests to assess fibrosis

Rajeev Khanna

Current management of non alcoholic fatty liver disease

Naveen Mittal

Discussion

(12:35 – 13:10) Pancreas

Chairpersons

Alka Jadhav

Bhaswati Acharyya

Nimain Mohanty

The challenge of recurrent pancreatitis in kids

Neelam Mohan

EUS – Role in the pediatric population

Pankaj Dhawan

Discussion

(13:10 – 13:30) Clinical practice guidelines

Chairpersons

Arun Shah

Bakul Parek

Bhaskar Raju

Prebiotics and probiotics

V S Sankarnarayanan

(13:30 – 14:20) Pot pourri

Chairpersons

Ajay Jhaveri

Lalit Verma

Ujjal Poddar

Celiac disease: Challenges and advances in management

Rishi Bolia

Corrosive injury: How do I manage?

Vidyut Bhatia

Biopsy of the GI tract- when is it mandatory?

Geetha Sanil

PPIs : Overuse and abuse

Lalit Bharadia

PPIs : Overuse and abuse

Discussion

(14:20 – 14:30) Valedictory and prize distribution

(14:30 Onwards) Lunch