December 23, 2017 – The IAPEN G.I. Nutrition Congress – 2018 is hosted and organised by Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) and Department of Dietetics, JIPMER in collaboration with IAPEN Pondicherry Regional Centre on 2-3 February 2018 at Academic Section, JIPMER, Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry 605 006.
Conference Theme: Advancing Gastrointestinal Nutrition in India
In order to promote Advanced Education in Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition and to facilitate the academic pursuits of more number of Nutrition Support Clinicians, Clinical Nutritionists, Nurses and Pharma from the educational institutions, hospitals and health care settings, IAPEN announces G.I. Nutrition Congress-2018.
In addition, malnutrition may contribute to increased morbidity through its effects on immune function, post surgical infection, requirement of ventilator support, increased length of stay in the ICU and delayed wound healing. Although other factors influence post G.I. surgery outcomes, nutritional status is the only reversible factor. This conference of IAPEN will provide such a forum for multidisciplinary interaction on G.I. Nutrition.
There will be workshops on Bariatric Surgery, End stage liver disease and liver transplant, Nutrition support – Enteral route and Nutrition support – parenteral route along with plenary talks on Prevalence of malnutrition and outcome, Focused nutritional screening and assessment in Perioperative management, Novel strategies for achieving nutritional adequacy in the intensive care patient, Trace elements and micronutrient consideration in critically ill patients, Impact of nutrition care on ERAS, Patient perspective of nutrition care in ERAS, ERAS in G.I Surgery, Nutritional Management, Carcinoma of esophagus, Post gastrectomy, Anastomotic leak, sepsis, Extensive gut resection, Acute pancreatitis and CLD. The conference also consists of paper presentation and poster presentation sessions along with publication of papers in indexed journals. It is the unmissable event of the year for anyone who works or has an interest in G.I. Nutrition.
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Last date of Abstract submission – 5th January, 2018
Last date for Early Bird Registration – 10th January 2018
Plenary Talks on the following areas
Prevalence of malnutrition and outcome
Focused nutritional screening and assessment in Perioperative management
Novel strategies for achieving nutritional adequacy in the intensive care patient
Impact of nutrition care on ERAS
Patient perspective of nutrition care in ERAS
ERAS in G.I Surgery
Nutritional management in G.I. Diseases
Scientific paper presentations – oral and poster
Panel discussion – G.I. Nutrition
Best prize – Student and Research – Oral and Poster Presentations
Call for papers: The scientific committee of the IAPEN G.I. Nutrition Congress seeks abstracts in the enclosed format for oral presentation on topics relevant to the conference. Accepted abstracts will be published in the souvenir/proceedings and selected full length papers will be forwarded to international journal of Nutrition Research for consideration towards publication. Abstracts need to be sent as an email attachment to iapenmeet ( @ ) gmail dot com dot The acceptance details will be intimated by email dot Author instructions can be downloaded from journal website dot
Venue: Academic Section, JIPMER, Dhanvantri Nagar, Gorimedu, Puducherry 605 006
It is the unmissable event of the year for anyone who works or has an interest in this area. For the first time under one roof you will have:
• Leading experts discussing key organ failure and transplantation
• High impact symposia
• Four state of the art lectures by expert speakers
• Over >100 abstracts —- Paper/Poster presentation competition
D. Uma Sankari
Department of Surgical Gastroenterology,
JIPMER, JIPMER Campus,
Dhanvantari Nagar, Puducherry – 605006
Email: iapenmeet ( @ ) gmail dot com
Phone: +91 (0) 9943111666
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