‘ANBIG is a technique to detect gastroenterological cancers’

21st Mumbai LIVE Endoscopy Course with a theme 'The future of GI Endoscopy' started at Grand Hyatt Mumbai. The conference will be held from January 5th to 7th. In an ANBIG (Asian NBI group) Pre-conference workshop, eminent experts namely Dr Philip Chiu, Dr Yasushi Sano, Dr Rupa Banerjee and Dr Prasad Iyer briefed on vital topics

ANBIG is a technique to detect gastroenterological cancers. Endoscopy in this technique helps to treat cancers without the need for a surgery.

Dr Philip Chiu, Head and professor of Gastroenterology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong discussed about the diagnosis and the classification of early gastric neoplasia.

Dr Rupa Banerjee, consultant gastroenterologist Asian institute of gastroenterology, Hyderabad
Dr Rupa Banerjee, consultant gastroenterologist
Asian institute of gastroenterology, Hyderabad

Dr Yasushi Sano, MD, PHD, Director and chief of gastrointestinal centre and Sano Hospital, Kobe briefed about the diagnosis and the classification of early colorectal  neoplasia. Which included points  3D microvascular architecture of normal colonic mucosa. He said, “Appropriate system function setting is required.”

Dr Rupa Banerjee, consultant gastroenterologist, director, IBD Clinic, Asian institute of gastroenterology,  Hyderabad discussed about the diagnosis and classification of Barrett’s dysplasia and carcinoma.

She spoke about the era of endoscopy. Initial diagnosis,  the extent and the severity of the lesion, surveillance and the careful detection of dysplasia. The White Light Endoscopy limitation in BE. Enhanced imaging technologies.

Dr Prasad G. Iyer, MD division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic
Dr Prasad G. Iyer, MD
division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic

Dr Prasad G. Iyer, MD, of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota said, “NBI helps in accurately demarcating lesions.”

The informative session was attended by large number of the national and the international delegates. The delegates also got an opportunity to interact with the eminent experts.