Skip to content
ISG

Update Journal – Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Update Journal – Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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...

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...
Online resources highlighted in treatment of DGBIs

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...
Pandemic compounds the issue of long endoscopy waiting times

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...
Increased risk of pregnancy-related complications in IBD

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

Conference Agenda

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020
Conference Agenda

GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways

Organising gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding services better locally and having established networks and pathways to refer on the sickest patients to...
GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways

Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is on the rise but remains under-diagnosed and under-recognised, the 2019 ISG Winter Meeting heard Irish-born AIH...
Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis

Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus

High-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and aspirin chemoprevention therapy, especially in combination, significantly and safely improved outcomes in patients with...
Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus
Update Journal – Gastroenterology and Hepatology Update Journal – Gastroenterology and Hepatology
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...
Online resources highlighted in treatment of DGBIs 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...
Pandemic compounds the issue of long endoscopy waiting times 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...
Increased risk of pregnancy-related complications in IBD 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...
‘Particularly high prevalence’ of coeliac disease in the West of Ireland – GUH study ‘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)...
Conference Agenda Conference Agenda
Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting, in conjunction with the Irish Association of Coloproctology, 12-13 November 2020
GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways
Organising gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding services better locally and having established networks and pathways to refer on the sickest patients to...
Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is on the rise but remains under-diagnosed and under-recognised, the 2019 ISG Winter Meeting heard Irish-born AIH...
Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus
High-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and aspirin chemoprevention therapy, especially in combination, significantly and safely improved outcomes in patients with...

The International Tuberculosis Campaign

The photographs from the archive of St Ultan’s Hospital show the work of the International Tuberculosis Campaign (ITC) in the 1940s and 1950s. A joint venture of UNICEF and voluntary organisations, the ITC ran testing and vaccination programmes across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The ITC vaccinated over eight million babies and nearly…

Update Journal – Gastroenterology and Hepatology

,,,

Irritable bowel syndrome in focus

,

An overview of the latest diagnostic guidelines and treatment approaches to one of the most common gastrointestinal conditions Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common, chronic gastrointestinal (GI) disorder characterised by symptoms of abdominal pain and disturbances in bowel habits in the absence of known organic pathology. The condition affects between 5 and 10 per…

Virtual ISG Summer Meeting a great success

,

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting, virtual, 18 June 2021 The 2021 Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Summer Meeting was held virtually on 18 June, and featured a stellar line up of internationally renowned speakers from the US, Portugal, UK, and Ireland. Key themes included lower GI issues such as how to use faecal immunochemical…

Good uptake of new haemochromatosis venesection service in general practice

,

Priscilla Lynch presents a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting The long-awaited roll-out of the HSE general practice venesection service for haemochromatosis patients has been very successful to date, with high up-take especially in more rural and peripheral areas, according to Prof Suzanne Norris, Consultant Hepatologist,…

IBS patients do not have increased mortality risk

,

Priscilla Lynch presents a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting Having irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) does not put one at increased risk of premature mortality, the ISG 2021 Summer Meeting heard. The last speaker of the day, Dr Kyle Staller, Gastroenterologist/Neurogastroenterologist Director, Gastrointestinal (GI) Motility Laboratory,…

Management of pelvic radiation disease

,

Priscilla Lynch presents a round-up of some of the most topical research presented at this year’s ASCO Annual Meeting Pelvic radiation can cause significant gastrointestinal (GI) morbidity in patients who have recovered from gynaecological/urological/colorectal cancers, which can be poorly recognised and treated, but much can be done to help these patients, the ISG 2021 Summer…

The Gander – 14 November 2019

,
Scroll To Top