IAPEN G.I. Nutrition Congress-2018 to be hosted in JIPMER Pondicherry

Top Quote Bringing together gastroenterologists, surgeons, anaesthesiologists, intensivists and nutrition support clinicians to improve health through better nutrition and advanced education. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) 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.

    Website: http://www.iapen.co.in/gi-nutrition/

    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.

    Email: iapenmeet ( @ ) gmail dot com

    Important dates:
    Last date of Abstract submission - 5th January, 2018
    Last date for Early Bird Registration - 10th January 2018

    Conference Highlights
    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
    Organizing Secretary,
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology,
    JIPMER, JIPMER Campus,
    Dhanvantari Nagar, Puducherry - 605006
    Email: iapenmeet ( @ ) gmail dot com
    Phone: +91 (0) 9943111666
    Source: JIPMER

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