Endoscopy live course 2014 Guayaquil

May 31 - June 01 - 2014  /  GUAYAQUIL – ECUADOR


Carlos Robles Medranda, MD (Ecuador)



Thiago Tatagiba, MD (BRASIL)

International faculties

Thierry Ponchon, MD (FRANCE)

Patrick Okolo, MD (USA)

Marc Giovaninni, MD (FRANCE)

Alberto Baptista, MD (VENEZUELA)

Thiago Tatagiba, MD (BRASIL)

John Ospina (COLOMBIA)

Course objective


The topics of the live course are based in the diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy techniques which are: Chromoendoscopy, Magnification Endoscopy, Endoscopy Ultrasound, Therapeutic Endoscopy, ERCP, Therapeutic EUS, Confocal, Capsule Endoscopy, and includes Lectures and sessions of Live Endoscopy workshops from 3 Endoscopy suits of our center. The official language of the course is Spanish and English.


Registration fees


Before April 25th            $250

After April 25th               $300



For all information including registration, hotel bookings or payments, please contact the Ecuadorian Institute of Digestive Diseas, Pentax Training Center Ecuador: www.pentaxcenter.com,


Phone number:






Working Language

Spanish and English


Important Dates

April 25th : 

Deadline for early registration at reduced feeMay 15th:

Deadline for guaranteed hotel rooms MAY 31 AND June 1ST : Endoscopy Live Course


Special fees Hotel Reservation

1. Sheraton Four Points Guayaquil

2. Howard Johnson Guayaquil

3. Sonesta Guayaquil




May 31 / 2014:

08H50: Welcome




09h20-09h40: Barret Esophagus and Dysplasia: Chromoendoscopy and Magnification or Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy?


09h40-11h00: Live Demostrations: Session 1Chairs: Gustavo Calle, David Andrade, Thierry Ponchon


11h00: Coffe Break


11h15 - 11h40: Non Variceal Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Endoscopy Management


11h40 - 13h00: Live Demostrations: Session 2Chairs: Thiago Tatagiba, Carlos Robles Jara, Guillermo Navarro


13h00 - 13h25: EUS and Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy


13h30 - 14h50: Lunch - Video Session


14h50 - 15h10: Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy and Gastric Cancer


15h10 - 15h30: State of the Art: Polypectomy for large and small polyps


17h45 - 19h00: Welcome Reception


20h30: Speakers Dinner

June 01 / 2014


08h40-09h00: The Endoscopy Treatment of Active lower GI Bleeding


09H00 - 09h20: State of the Art: ERCP new advances in Diagnosis and Therapeutic approach


09h20 - 10h30: EMR and ESD: New advances


10h30 - 10h45: Coffe Break


10h45 - 11h05: Per Oral Endoscopy Myotomy (POEM): When?


11h05 - 12h00: Live Demostrations: Results and CommentsChair: Carlos Robles-Medranda Patrick Okolo, Thiago Tatagiba, Thierry Ponchon, Marc Giovaninni, Alberto Baptista, John Ospina


12h00 - 12h20: Endoscopy in the treatment of Bariatric Complications


12h20- 12h40: EUS and Solid Pancreatic Masses


12h40 - 13h00: Capsule Endoscopy vs Enteroscopy: Impact in the management of patients with intestinal disorders


13h10-14h00: Video Session: Patrick Okolo, Thiago Tatagiba, Thierry Ponchon, Marc Giovaninni, Alberto Baptista, John OspinaDavid Andrade, Gustavo Calle, Carlos Castillo, Carlos Castillo Flemming