India needs to expand the scope of EUS research, says Dr Jong H. Moon

A lot of diagnostic and therapeutical research work is responsible factor for the advancements in the EUS (Endoscopic Ultra Sound) technique. Dr Moon from South Korea explained to My Medical Mantra where India stands in the field of EUS research and what more should be done to expand it

India needs to expand the scope of EUS research, says Dr Jong H. Moon    One of the goals of the 2nd Asian EUS Congress aims is to spread awareness about the research and education in Endoscopic Ultra Sound (EUS). Dr Jong H. Moon Director, Digestive Disease Centre at Soon Chun Hyang University of Medicine, in Seoul, South Korea spoke with My Medical Mantra. He compared the penetration […]

‘We need to pay attention to diagnostic, as well as, therapeutic EUS research’

Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS) procedure can be useful in treatment with its minimum invasive characteristics. In a conversation with My Medical Mantra Dr Hiroyuki Isayama emphasised on the research in therapeutic and diagnostic fields of the EUS procedure

‘We need to pay attention to diagnostic, as well as, therapeutic EUS research’Asian EUS Congress 2017 is intends to discuss and share his knowledge regarding the Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS) procedure. Dr Hiroyuki Isayama, is a senior associate professor in the department of gastroenterology, Juntendo University School of Medicine in Tokyo, Japan has also participated in the on-going Asian EUS Congress 2017 conference. While explaining the challenges […]

EUS FNA a real challenge for operators as well as pathologists

Chai Pe Charcha, an interesting session of Asian EUS Congress 2017 was attended by doctors who were educated by eminent experts on Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (EUS FNA) guided biopsy to respective oncologists, present at the event. After this session, the floor was thrown open for the doctors who got a chance to interact with the eminent faculty members

EUS FNA a real challenge for operators as well as pathologistsThe session ‘Chai pe Charcha’ on the day one of the Asian EUS Congress 2017 threw light on issues like – what the pathologist expects from Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS), are there necessary tools for EUS guided Fine Needle Biopsy (FNB) and so on. Speaking about this session, Dr Vinay Dhir, the organising secretary of […]

EUS has gained tremendous popularity, says Dr Misra

The session on pancreato-biliary diagnosis was a lively session, in which, doctors from India, as well as from the abroad participated

EUS has gained tremendous popularity, says Dr MisraSP Misra moderated the session conducted on pancreato-biliary diagnosis. The talking points of the session consisted of evaluation of mass lesion in chronic pancreatitis, EUS for hilar and sub-hilar lesions, EUS for unexplained dilated CBD and many more. SP Misra, Professor head, gastroenterology president of GI society of India and past president of Indian Society […]

‘Proper guidelines must be followed to diagnosis and treat pancreatic cyst’

One of the important sessions, 'Mekong Symposium' at the Asian EUS Congress 2017, was on the subject of discussing different cases dealing with clinical challenges of diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cyst, in the Mekong region, in South East Asia, it specifically has to deal with bile duct tumour

‘Proper guidelines must be followed to diagnosis and treat pancreatic cyst’A conference that was held at Reniassance Conventional Centre in Powai on Thursday addressed various issues about Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS). One of the important sessions, ‘Mekong Symposium’ at the conference was about discussing different cases dealing with clinical challenges of diagnosis and treatment of pancreatic cyst. The session was moderated by Dr Nonthalee Pausawasdi, Dr […]

EUS guided drainage for pancreatic fluid collection should be the first management, says Dr Moon

Pancreatic fluid collections can result from many causes. It can be due to damage to the pancreas or premalignant or malignant conditions. While there are many types of pancreatic fluid collections, the most common is called a pancreatic pseudocyst

EUS guided drainage for pancreatic fluid collection should be the first management, says Dr MoonThe on-going three day Asian EUS Congress 2017 at Renaissance Convention Centre, Mumbai had international and national experts engage in a discussion on endoscopic ultrasound guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections. Pancreatic fluid collections can result from many causes. It can be due to damage to the pancreas or premalignant or malignant conditions. While there […]

Doctors debate: How useful is EUS technique in staging a tumour?

A debate about the essentiality of EUS while staging pancreatic cancer was organised at the Renaissance Convention centre in Powai, Mumbai. The session was moderated by Dr Gayathri Gopalkrishnan, Dr KM Mohandas, Dr YT Lee and Dr Claudio G De Angelis

Doctors debate: How useful is EUS technique in staging a tumour?On the first day of the Asian EUS Congress 2017, a session was conducted on the usefulness of EUS technique in staging a tumour. Several eminent doctors spoke regarding this topic during this session. Dr KM Mohandas from the Tata Memorial Centre, Kolkata was one of the moderators for this session. He said “Over the […]

State officials dismiss claim of shortages of cartridges used for ‘GeneXpert’

A total of 72 government run centres provide GeneXpert facility in Maharashtra which carry out Cartridge-Based Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (CBNAAT), which gives out report within two hours. These tests are crucial for detection of TB in HIV positive patient and detection of Multi Drug Resistant (MDR) TB cases

State officials dismiss claim of shortages of cartridges used for ‘GeneXpert’A tuberculosis (TB) official from Maharashtra has dismissed any claims of shortages of cartridges used in GeneXpert facility for the rapid detection of TB. These cartridges are used for rapid detection and treatment of suspected multi-drug resistant (MDR-TB) patients as well as those with HIV-TB comorbidity. Sanjeev Kamble, Joint Director of state for TB, said, […]

Integration of EUS in clinical practice, now a reality

Through this session, the message was passed to the doctors on making EUS cost-effective in practice, tips for expanding EUS referral base and tips for conducting clinical research in a busy practice

Integration of EUS in clinical practice, now a realityThe Asian EUS Congress 2017 which began today at the Mumbai at Renaissance Convention centre in Powai, Mumbai. It hosted an interesting session, which spoke about the integration of Endoscopic Ultra Sound (EUS) in the clinical practice. Dr Amit Maydeo, the organising chairman of the conference and the director of Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences […]

Asian EUS Congress 2017: ‘Innovation is of prime importance’

Being an expert in the field of endoscopy, Dr Shyam Varadarajulu chaired a talk about expanding the scope of EUS in the world in the conference. He is the author of more than 165 professional articles, 20 textbook chapters. And currently, is the editor of the textbook, titled ‘Endosonography’

Asian EUS Congress 2017: ‘Innovation is of prime importance’The second Asian EUS Congress 2017 International conference that has begun at the Renaissance Conventional Centre in Powai, discussed in detail on the subject of Endoscopy Ultra Sound (EUS). There are several delegates at the conference. Various discussions will be held during the course of this three-day long conference Being an expert in the field […]