Skip to content

Online resources highlighted in treatment of DGBIs

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020 Online resources may be useful in managing disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI), an oral presentation at the recent Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Winter Meeting outlined. The presentation, ‘Virtual Care in the Management of Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction’…

Read More

Importance of patient communication highlighted to achieve deep remission in Crohn’s disease

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020 The joint Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) and Irish Association of Coloproctology (IACP) Winter Meeting discussed the issue of deep remission in Crohn’s disease. Communication with patients was a cornerstone in achieving deep remission, the meeting heard. The…

Read More

Pandemic compounds the issue of long endoscopy waiting times

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has compounded the issue of long endoscopy waiting times, a poster at the Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Winter Meeting stated. A poster by Kerr et al from the department of gastroenterology, Mater Misericordiae University…

Read More

Increased risk of pregnancy-related complications in IBD

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020 A number of eposters were presented at the virtual meeting of the ISG Winter Meeting from researchers around the country. One of these, ‘Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Pregnancy – Clinical Care Guidelines’, was by Foley et al from…

Read More

‘Particularly high prevalence’ of coeliac disease in the West of Ireland – GUH study

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020 Coeliac disease (CD) is one of the most common autoimmune diseases worldwide with a particularly high prevalence in the West of Ireland, a team of researchers at Galway University Hospital (GUH) have said. In a poster from the…

Read More

Significant increase in early-onset colorectal cancers in the UK and Ireland, meeting hears

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020 Doctors are seeing colorectal cancer in a ‘surprisingly’ young patient cohort, the President of the Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) told the society’s Winter Meeting, which was held in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology and took…

Read More

No time to catch a breath for respiratory services

Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 3 – 4 December 2020 Paul Mulholland talks to President of the Irish Thoracic Society (ITS) Dr Aidan O’Brien about the Society’s upcoming annual meeting and the huge pressure Covid-19 is placing on the speciality Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, respiratory services in Ireland were under pressure. According to…

Read More

RCPI’s Annual Conference goes virtual

The RCPI’s Annual Conference – St Luke’s Symposium invites doctors to join them online for three days of unmissable events “This year has been one like no other, but we were determined that our Annual Conference – St Luke’s Symposium would still go ahead,” says Prof Mary Horgan, President of the RCPI. “The Symposium is…

Read More
Scroll To Top