Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 ends with a grand success

Nearly 70 procedures in the field of endoscopy were showcased in last three days. The endoscopy conference had around 1,200 attendees. For the first time, a high definition live telecast of endoscopic procedures from BIDS Global Hospital, which is located 17 kms away from the Grand Hyatt

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 ends with a grand successThe three day Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference from January 05 to 07 at the Grand Hyatt, ended on a high note. The conference witnessed a large number of participation of doctors and the delegates from India and across the world.  Nearly 70 procedures in the field of endoscopy were showcased in last three days. […]

‘Disinfection in GI endoscopy is a necessity’

The three day Mumbai Live Endoscopy conference was graced by many experts from across the world. One of those, Dr KL Goh from the University of Malaya, elaborated on the disinfection in GI Endoscopy. He also listed the principles and staff protection measures pertaining the same

‘Disinfection in GI endoscopy is a necessity’Disinfection in Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy is a fairly modern and interesting procedure in India. Dr KL Goh, professor and expert, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, conducted a lecture regarding the same. Dr Goh, briefed about the endoscope general principles applying to all levels of resources. Speaking about the pre-cleaning of endoscope he said, ” […]

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: Can bariatric endoscopy replace surgery for obesity?

With obesity becoming a widespread disease and many people coming forward for surgical intervention, the question of whether bariatric endoscopy will replace bariatric surgery was hotly debated by the esteemed doctors at the Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: Can bariatric endoscopy replace surgery for obesity?The bariatric surgery in India has evolved over the last two decades. Experts say that endoscopic bariatric surgery will evolve a lot more in future. But at the same time, it is difficult for experts to predict on how much endoscopic bariatric surgery will replace all the conventional options. With obesity being a widespread disease […]

‘Endoscopy is now replacing surgery,’ says Dr Amit Maydeo

Many diseases, for which surgery was required in the past, can now be treated by flexible endoscopy. Earlier endoscopy was just restricted to diagnosis

‘Endoscopy is now replacing surgery,’ says Dr Amit MaydeoAs the Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 gets a humongous response, Dr Amit Maydeo, the director of the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital and the course chairman of Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 said GI endoscopy started as a diagnostic modality. However, in last few years, technology has metamorphosed and revolutionised. “Earlier, GI endoscopy was […]

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: India’s first scarless obesity surgery performed on a 55-year- old woman

The bariatric endoscopy which was performed at the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences (BIDS) Global Hospital in Mumbai on January 06 is said to revolutionise the obesity treatment in India. Dr Amit Maydeo, the director of the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital, will soon be starting the Bariatric endoscopy procedure at the Hospital

Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018: India’s first scarless obesity surgery performed on a 55-year- old womanIndia’s first scarless bariatric surgery (Bariatric Endoscopy), was performed on a 55-year-old woman on January 06 in Mumbai. The surgery, which is part of the 70 odd endoscopy procedures that is being showcased at the on–going Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference, held at Grand Hyatt, was performed by Dr Manoel Galvao Neto, Affiliate Professor of Surgery […]

All you need to know about POEM

Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) one of the important GI Endoscopy procedures that was showcased in the on-going three day conference at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai

All you need to know about POEMPOEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) is a non-invasive scarless surgery and has been a boon to curing achalasia cardia. The patients who suffer from this condition, where the food pipe muscles thicken and fail to relax, have difficulty in swallowing food. Dr Philip Wai-yan Chiu, Professor, Department of Surgery at the Chinese University of Hong […]

Keep reflux at ‘ARMS’ length

Do you have acid reflux? Are you dependant on drugs to treat this common health condition? Well, you need not to be dependent on drugs anymore to relieve acid reflux! In a breakthrough development in the field of medical science, surgeons from Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospital Mumbai (BIDS) have come up with an effective treatment of gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD), most commonly known as acid reflux

Keep reflux at ‘ARMS’ lengthAt the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 conference on innovative and new Endoscopy, many unique techniques were unfurled and discussed in a three day conference in Mumbai. Interestingly, one of the topics discussed was about acid reflux and a new surgical breakthrough intervention developed to solve the same. Acid reflux occurs when there is excess […]

Three day Asian EUS Congress 2017 ends with a bang

Asian EUS Congress 2017 conference held from September 7 to 9 at the Renaissance Convention Centre, Powai concluded successfully, with the organising secretary of the congress saying that the next conference will be held in Tokyo, Japan in 2019

Three day Asian EUS Congress 2017 ends with a bangThe final day of the Asian EUS Conference ended on a high note with Dr Vinay Dhir, the organising secretary of the conference and the Director of Clinical Research and Head of the Endosonography , BIDS (Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences), taking the opportunity to thank all the delegates and audience members present at the […]

EUS has great potential, but there are few experts, says Dr Rai

The EUS technique is gradually finding its roots in India. For the deeper penetration of EUS, there is necessity of the trained experts who can perform the procedure accurately

EUS has great potential, but there are few experts, says Dr RaiOn the third day of the Asian EUS Congress 2017 conference held at Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel, in Powai, Dr Praveer Rai, a Lucknow-based doctor; enlightened us about the techniques and potential of the Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) procedure Dr Praveer Rai who is Additional Professor Gastroenterology SGPGI Lucknow won silver medal in the Asian […]

‘Standardisation of the EUS procedure is need of the hour’

Considering the variations in the healthcare system in each country from Asian EUS Group (AEG), Dr Kenjiro Yasuda who moderated the session emphasised on the standardisation of the EUS procedure

‘Standardisation of the EUS procedure is need of the hour’On the second day of the Asian EUS Congress 2017, a session was conducted to discuss the outcomes of research done by Asian EUS Group (AEG) and how a consensus can be build up to standardise the endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) procedure in various countries. The Asian EUS Group (AEG) is a group of EUS experts […]