Time

 

Topic

 

09.30 - 09.40

Welcome and Introduction
Dr Nikhil Thapar    
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

09.40 - 10.10

Basic Physiology: Abdominal pain and the gut brain axis
Dr Osvaldo Borrelli
General and Emergency Pediatric Service, Director
Parma University Hospital, Italy

10.10 - 10.40

Abdominal Pain: Is it functional or organic? Making a diagnosis
Dr Nikhil Thapar
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

10.40 - 11.10

Investigations: The diagnostic work-up
Dr Miguel Saps
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Chicago, USA

11.10 - 11.30

Coffee/Tea Break and Visit to Exhibition

11.30 - 12.00

Early Life Factors and Infections in the Pathogenesis of Abdominal Pain
Dr Miguel Saps
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Chicago, USA

12.00 - 12.25

Associated Disorders: Benign joint hypermobility and dysautonomia
Dr Nelly Ninis
Consultant Paediatrician
St Marys Hospital, London

12.25 - 12.50

Abuse in Children with Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders: Fact or fancy?
Prof Marc Benninga
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam

12.50 - 13.30

Lunch Break and Visit to Exhibition

13.30 - 14.00

Diet and Functional GI Pain Related Disorders
Prof Peter Whorwell
Professor of Psychology
University of Manchester

14.00 - 14.20

The Low FODMAP Diet and IBS: Early insights in paediatrics
Ms Clare De Koker
Specialist Paediatric Dietitian
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London

14.20 - 14.40

The Power of Placebo
Dr Arine Vlieger
Consultant Paediatrician
Netherlands

14.40 - 15.10

Probiotic and Pharmacological Treatment in Children with Abdominal Pain-related Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders
Prof Marc Benninga
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Emma Children's Hospital, Amsterdam

15.10 - 15.30

Tea/Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibition

15.30 - 16.00

Hypnotherapy and CBT
Dr Arine Vlieger
Consultant Paediatrician
Netherlands

16.00 - 16.20

Living with Abdominal Pain
Ms Annie Connolly
Parent

16.20 - 16.40

Q&A Panel Discussion
Faculty

16.40

Final Remarks and Close of Course
Dr Nikhil Thapar    
Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London