Conference of UEGW 2018

Conference Report of the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) 2018:

  • RESECT+: additional working channel (AWC®) and temperature-dependent agent for submucosal injection (LiftUp®) enable fast endoscopic en-bloc resection of specimens up to 30 mm
  • BougieCap: prospective multicenter study shows 96 % successful bougienage and no complications
  • FTRD®: endoscopic full-thickness resection of rectal neuroendocrine tumors is feasible, safe and effective and allows for definite diagnosis and treatment in the same session
  • OTSC®: large systematic review (2462 patients) shows 77-96 % clinical success by OTSC in various indications without the need for further intervention

The 26th United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) was held on October 20-24, 2018, in Vienna, Austria. Several workshops, talks and posters presented original research with Ovesco technology and procedures. Hands-on training sessions in the ESGE learning area with the OTSC System attracted lively interest.

For further information see:
Conference Report of UEGW 2018