Programme

Updated: 22 October 2019

Tuesday 26 November

Time Session
5.00pm - 9.30pm

NZ Hepatology Network Meeting
Shed 6, Wellington

 

5.00pm Arrival, networking and registration
6.00pm

Welcome
John Perry

6.05pm The Boston Tea Party (The AASLD Update)
Ed Gane
6.35pm Thrombotic complications and liver disease - to anticoagulate or not?
Jeffrey Wong
7.00pm Dinner Served
7.30pm HCV screen in pharmacies - results from the pilot study
Natalie Gauld
7.50pm Trials update - Auckland Clinical Studies
ACS
8.00pm Coffee and Dessert Served
8.15pm Cases and panel discussion
9.00pm Conclusion and thanks followed by networking
9.30pm Close

Wednesday 27 November

Time Session
8.00 - 9.00

Clinical leaders meeting

8.30 - 9.45

Delegate arrival and registration

10.00 - 10.15

Welcome
Ben Griffiths

President NZSG and Chairperson NZGNC
Malcolm Arnold, Karen Clarke

 


Session 1: General plenary session
Chairs:  Malcolm Arnold & Karen Clarke

10.15 - 10.40

What is a quality colonoscopy?
David Hewett

10.40 - 11.05 What is a quality endoscopy unit?
Di Jones
11.05 - 11.30 The interplay of microbiome and immune response in health and disease
Olivier Gasser
11.30 - 11.55 IBD nurse education/training
Lydia White
11.55 - 12.15 Patient advocacy
Allyson Bain & Nicole Thornton
 
12.15 - 1.00 Lunch & Exhibition  
 


Session 2: General plenary session
Chairs:  Rees Cameron & David Rowbotham

 
1.00 - 1.25 Trans-Tasman Lecture
The Changing Treatment Landscape of Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Simone Strasser
 
1.25 - 1.50 NOTES - the Zhongshan hospital experience
Mingyan Cai
 
1.50 - 2.15 'Fulfilling a need' - with a hospital nutrition support service
Jeremy Woodward
 
2.15 - 2.35 Hereditary Gastric Cancer
Ann Framp
 
2.35 - 3.00 Eru Pomare Lecture
The cost of medicine 
John Wyeth
 
 
3.00 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition  

Session 3A: IBD
Chairs: Marian O'Connor & James Falvey

Session 3B: Liver
Chairs: Estella Johns & Arjun Sugumaran

Session 3C: Endoscopy
Chairs: Tom Boswell & Magda Metzner

3.30 - 3.55 What I do when anti-TNFs fail
Charles Bernstein
3.30 - 3.55 Impacts of the Obesity epidemic on Liver Transplantation
Simone Strasser
3.30 - 3.45 UGIB scoring systems
Jeffrey Ngu
3.55 - 4.15 The older IBD patient
Lydia White
3.55 - 4.15 PSC
Dominic Ray-Chandhuri
3.45 - 4.05 Non-variceal upper GI bleeding
Steven Ding
4.15 - 4.30 Isolated TI disease - when to medicate, when to amputate
Richard Gearry
4.15 - 4.40 HBV update
Tien Huey Lim
4.05 - 4.25 Management of uncontrolled and recurrent variceal bleeding
David Orr
4.30-4.45 Withdrawal of drug therapy in inactive Crohn's
Stephen Inns
4.40 - 5.00 Nursing aspects of the (young) liver transplant patient
Barry Harrison
4.25 - 4.45 'Access all areas' - endoscopic techniques in enteral feeding
Jeremy Woodward
4.45-5.00 Best Luminal Paper
Association of habitual dietary fibre intake with gastrointestinal symptoms in an IBS Cohort
Phoebe Heenan
4.45 - 5.00 Infection Control
Di Jones
 
5.00-6.00 Welcome Function  
6.30-9.00 Doctors Function - St Johns

6.30-8.30 Nurses Function - Macs Brew Bar  

Thursday 28 November

Time Session
7.00 - 8.00

8th Annual Great Guts Fun Run & Walk 

Session 4A: Luminal – Free papers
Chairs:  Sophia Savva-Follows & Richard Newbury

Session 4B: Hepatology – Free papers
Chairs: Judy Huang & Nigel Stace

Session 4C: Nurses Papers, 1st time presenters
Chairs: Lisa Griffiths & Bridget Leppien

9.00 - 9.15

Sneaking up from behind!  Colorectal Cancer in those less that the screening age
Uddaka Wijesinghe

9.00 - 9.15

Outcomes of NASH-related HCC at NZLTU over last 2 decades
Ibrahim Hassan 

9.00 - 9.15

Identifying and treating patients with chronic hepatitis C lost to follow up
Lucy Mills

9.15 - 9.30

5 year post-endoscopy missed CRC rates - single center experience
Rob Hackett 

9.15 - 9.30

De Novo Malignancy after liver transplantation: incidence and mortality
Jerry Chin

9.15 - 9.30

Patients' satisfaction - What more can endoscopy nurses do
Wenyi Zhang 

9.30 - 9.45

Dietary management of IBS in older adults - does FODMAP diet help manage IBS in an older population?
Leigh O'Brien

9.30 - 9.45

Entecavir Resistance
John Llewelyn

9.30 - 9.45

Planning your sTOOL
Donna Howe 

9.45 - 10.00

Timing of colonoscopy: It ain't easy
Uddaka Wijesinghe

9.45 - 10.00

Outcomes of liver transplantation for NASH at NZLTU
Ibrahim Hassan

9.45 - 10.00

Point of care testing and persistence in community Hep C practice
Nancy Carey and Joanne De Lisle 

10.00 - 10.15

Influence of gender on career choice and advancement in gastroenterology
Melissa Haines

10.00 - 10.15

Graft-Versus-Host-Disease after liver transplantation: A Diagnostic Challenge
Jerry Chin 

10.00 - 10.15

From bottom to top
Sandra Cunningham 

10.15 - 10.30

Is duodenal biopsy always necessary in adults with a high titre of Anti-TTG antibodies
Junaid Beig 

10.15 - 10.30

Gastroenterology is perceived as a subspeciality without a culture of peer support: Is this influencing our workplace demographics
Amanda Chen

10.15 - 10.30

The dawn of paediatric services at MacMurray Centre
Kanageswari Singaram

10.30 - 11.00

Morning Tea and Exhibition

Session 5A: Free Papers
Chairs: Heidi Su & James Fulforth

Session 5B: Microbiome
Chairs:  Stephen Inns & Melissa Haines

Session 5C: Nursing careers
Chairs: Jacqui Stone & Merrilee Williams
11.00 - 11.15

Comparison of risk scoring systems in hospitalised patients that develop UGIB
Thomas Mules 

11.00 - 11.20

FMT in Europe 2020-2025
Chris Mulder

11.00 - 11.20  ANZGITA
Di Jones
11.15 - 11.30

POEM can be a safe and effective treatment for achalasia in the elderly: A single unity tertiary experience
Anthony Whitfield 

11.20 - 11.35

The liver biome Ashok Raj

11.20 - 11.30 Nurse endoscopist training - the trainers perspective
Nicola Griffiths

11.30 - 11.45

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle core biopsy obviates the need for rapid on-site evaluation in histological diagnosis of solid lesions
Elena Ryniker 

11.35 - 11.50 Helminths                                   Graham Le Gros
11.30 - 11.40 The endoscopy course coordinator
Jacky Watkins
11.45 - 12.00 The development and validation of a self-management skills assessment tool for children with inflammatory bowel disease: The IBD-Skills Tasks and Abilities Record (IBD-STAR)
Angharad Vernon-Roberts

11.50 - 12.15

Complementary and alternative medicine in IBD
Charles Bernstein


11.40 - 11.50  Nurse endoscopist training - the students perspective
Amber Sanders
12.00 - 12.15  Colorectal Cancer but not as you know it:  a prospective case control of risk factors, symptoms and signs
Uddaka Wijesinghe 
 
12.15 - 12.35 Gastro trainee examinations / curriculum in Europe
Chris Mulder
11.50 - 12.00 Nurse endoscopist training - the graduates perspective
Alice Washer
 
12.15 - 12.35 Getting the most out of your ERBE
Fritz Maier and Rees Cameron
 
12.00 - 12.15

Academic Pathway and Masters
Jacky Watkins

 
12.35 - 1.15 Lunch and Exhibition
12.45 - 1.45 Medical AGM
12.45 - 1.45 Nurses AGM

Session 6A: GI Motility
Chairs: Chris Cederwall & Adele Melton

Session 6B: Polyps
Chairs: Tony Smith & Marianne Lill

1.45 - 2.10

Aetiopathogenesis of functional dyspepsia
Nick Talley

1.45 - 2.10

Best practice every day polypectomy - out of the fire, into the cold
David Hewitt

2.10 - 2.35 Gastric Motility
Greg O'Grady
2.10 - 2.25 Polypectomy training in the UK
Nicola Griffiths
2.35 - 3.00

Defecatory disease
Rowan Collinson

2.25 - 2.40

SPS management in 2020
Nathan Atkinson

3.00 - 3.15

Nurse lead dyspepsia clinic
Alice Washer

2.40 - 3.00

ESD - hype or hero?
Nick Burgess


 

3.00-3.15

Best endoscopy paper
Is there a difference in the incidence of colonic neoplasia in patients screened via a governmental screening program and in age equivalent patients who have FIT testing outside that program?
Simon Whitcher

3.15- 3.45 Afternoon Tea and Exhibition

Session 7A: Chronic Liver Disease
Chairs: Alex Lampen-Smith & Campbell White

Session 7B: Oesophagus
Chairs: Jim Brooker & John Wyeth

Session 7C: Nurses Hands On Session

3.45 - 4.10

Improving Patient Outcomes in PBC
Simone Strasser

3.45 - 4.05

Dysphagia
Chris Cederwall

Table 1

POEM

Cel Aligno

4.10 - 4.35

Alcohol and the liver - when the relationship sours
John Perry

4.05 - 4.25

POEM
Rees Cameron

Table 2

FTRD

Rachel Rufino

4.35 - 5.00

SMART-C
Michael Schultz

4.25 - 4.45

Surgical management of benign upper GI disease
Simon Bann

Table 3

AXIOS

Chris Dennehy

5.00 - 5.15

Best Liver Paper
Sarcopenia is a poor prognostic marker following curative resection for hepatocellular carcinoma - a single centre experience
Cositha Santhakumar

4.45 - 5.00

Barrett's Oesophagus
Vladimir Osipov

Table 4

Spy glass

Natalie Haydock

                                             
5.00 - 5.15 Endoscopic treatment of Barrett's
Frank Weilert
7.00 – midnight

Conference Dinner - "What we do in the shadows"

Friday 29 November

Time Session

Session 8A: Diet
Chairs: Catherine Wall

Session 8B: GI Cancer
Chairs: tbc

Session 8C: Nurses Cases
Chairs: Natalie Haydock

9.00 - 9.20

Non-coeliac wheat sensitivity - a true disease or misdiagnosis?
Nick Talley

9.00 - 9.25

Detection and treatment of gastric cancer
Mingyan Cai

9.00 - 9.20

Thinking out side the box
Karen Kempin

9.20 - 9.40

Follow up of Coeliac disease
Chris Mulder

9.25 - 9.45

Case study of patient experience with gastric cancer
Ann Framp

9.20 - 9.40

An impacted stone
Helen Myint

9.40 - 9.55

FODMAP unresponsive IBS
Emma Halmos

9.45 - 10.10

BCSP update 
Susan Parry

9.40 - 9.55

Foreign body ingestion
Caroline Jiang


9.55 - 10.10

Dietary treatment of EoE
Barbara Stet

10.10 - 10.30

NZFGCS update
Maggie Ow

9.55 - 10.10

 The White Diet
 Karen Tickelpenny                             

10.10 - 10.30

'A new HoPe' - Home Parenteral nutrition in the modern era
Jeremy Woodward


 

10.10 - 10.30 Anticoagulant & antiplatelet management in endoscopy
Kate Lodge and Kristin McLouglin
   
10.30 - 11.15

Brunch and Exhibition

Session 9: General plenary session
Chairs: tbc 

11.15 - 11.45

Mechanism orientated therapy for IBS
Nick Talley

11.45 - 12.15

Using epidemiology to pursue aetiology in IBD
Charles Bernstein

12.15 - 12.45
New approaches to endoscopy training
David Hewitt
12.45 - 1.00 Conference Close
2.00 - 4.00 Gastro Registrars Trainee Function - Zealandia
13.45 - 16.30 Gastro Dieticians Study Day

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