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Programme 2016

09.30 – 09:40      Welcome and Introduction

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

09.40 - 10.15       Abdominal pain and the gut brain axis

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

10.15 - 10.45       The Microbiome and abdominal pain

                             TBC

10.45 – 11.15      The role of early life factors and infections

                             Dr Miguel Saps, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Columbus, USA

11.15 - 11.30       Coffee/Tea Break and Visit to Exhibition

11.30 – 11.55      Classification of functional abdominal pain: The Rome IV Criteria

                             Dr. Efstratios Saliakellis, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

11.55 - 12.30       Investigations: The diagnostic work-up

                             Dr Miguel Saps, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Columbus, USA

12.30 - 13.00       The Power of Placebo

                             Dr. Efstratios Saliakellis, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

13.00 - 13.45       Lunch Break and Visit to Exhibition

13.45 - 14.10       Treatments: Dietary approaches and pre/probiotics

                             Dr. Natalia Zarate-Lopez, Consultant in Adolescent Gastroenterology, UCLH, London

14.10 - 14.35       Treatments: Pharmacological Treatments

                             Dr Keith Lindley, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

14.35 - 15.00       Treatments: Psychology, CBT and Hypnotherapy

                             TBC

15.00 - 15.15       Tea/Coffee Break and Visit to Exhibition

15.15 - 15.40       Managing the adolescent with abdominal pain

                             Dr. Natalia Zarate-Lopez, Consultant in Adolescent Gastroenterology, UCLH, London

15.40 – 16.05      Prognosis and long-term outcomes

                             Dr Keith Lindley, Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

16.05 - 16.30       Dealing with Abdominal Pain: the MDT approach

                             TBC, Consultant Paediatrician, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

16.30 - 16.40       Q&A Panel Discussion

                             Faculty

16.40 – 16.45      Final Remarks and Close of Course

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