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  • 02 Jan 2017 5:23 AM | Anonymous

    GUIDELINES FOR ORGANIZING AND BIDDING TO HOST THE ISDE WORLD CONGRESS 2020

    To facilitate the development of bids, a detailed Congress Bidding Manual is available here.

    Should you have any questions regarding the call for bids, please contact the ISDE Secretariat at info@isde.net.

    Letters of intent are due by January 13, 2017.

  • 01 Dec 2016 2:42 AM | Anonymous
    The 2016 ISDE Executive Committee election results were announced at the General Assembly of members on September 20, 2016 in Singapore during the ISDE 2016 congress.

    We are pleased to congratulate the following future ISDE executive committee members: Click HERE

  • 25 Nov 2016 6:36 AM | Izumi Van den Bergh (Administrator)

    The October-November issue of Diseases of the Esophagus contains the first three articles dedicated to the analysis of the data gathered by the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration (WECC) lead by Prof. Thomas Rice, that will form the basis for the new (8th) edition of the UICC- AJC TNM classification. 

    Data from more than 22,000 patients with staged esophageal cancer from 33 institutions in six continents were analyzed. Each institution submitted data using variables with standard definitions: demographics, comorbidities, clinical cancer categories, and all causes mortalities from the first management decision. Clinical data, pathological data, and pathological data in patients that received neoadjuvant chemo or chemoradiotherapy were separately addressed. One of the most relevant finding of this analysis is the need for a separate classification for pathological stage in patients operated with or without neoadjuvant therapy. 

    Go to DOTE - Vol 29 / Issue 7

  • 25 Nov 2016 2:07 AM | Anonymous

    The October-November issue of Diseases of the Esophagus contains the first three articles dedicated to the analysis of the data gathered by the Worldwide Esophageal Cancer Collaboration (WECC) lead by Prof Rice, that will form the basis for the new (8th) edition of the UICC- AJC TNM classification...

    Read more here.

  • 01 Sep 2016 4:06 AM | Anonymous

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  • 23 Aug 2016 3:31 AM | Anonymous

    ISDE 2016 Mobile App is now available for your Apple and Android devices! You will find the full scientific program including abstracts, author details, exhibitors as well as local information.

    Click here to download your Mobile App!

  • 08 Aug 2016 12:24 AM | Anonymous

    Click here to read the full newsletter Esophagram!

  • 05 Aug 2016 11:43 PM | Anonymous

    Click here to see the full Scientific Program of the 15th ISDE World Congress in Singapore!

  • 26 Jul 2016 6:41 AM | Izumi Van den Bergh (Administrator)

    Traditionally we used to measure the LES generated pressure, either during resting or at swallowing, by means of water perfused catheter or solid state sensors. With modern High Resolution Manometry, the LES generated pressures are measured in several points few mm apart. The function of LES is inferred by calculating its pressure and the length on whom this pressure is exerted and how it alters after swallowing.

    Two articles in the current issue of Diseases of the Esophagus deal with a new tool (Endoflip) that allows to calculate the force needed to open the LES (LES distensibility). In the first, A. Ilczyszyn, K. Hamaoui, J. Cartwright and A. Botha,  discuss the clinical utility of these measurements to optimize the myotomy in achalasia patients (Intraoperative distensibility measurement during laparoscopic Heller's myotomy for achalasia may reduce the myotomy length without compromising patient outcome, pages 455–462) and in the second, C. Lottrup, B. P. McMahon, P. Ejstrud, M. A. Ostapiuk, P. Funch-Jensen and A. M. Drewes present their finding on LES distensibility in a group of Hiatus hernia, Barretts and  control patients. (Esophagogastric junction distensibility in hiatus hernia, pages 463–471) .

  • 26 Jul 2016 3:02 AM | Anonymous

    Read the Editor's Recommendation here.


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