12:00 - 12:20 Introduction to ISGCON 2021
Chief Guest - J B Dilawari
Inauguration by : Rakesh Kochhar, Parimal Lawate
(20 mins)
12:20 - 12:40

Presidential Oration : Rakesh Kochhar (17+3 mins)
Chairpersons : Vivek Saraswat, Mahesh Kumar Goenka, Sandeep Nijhawan

12:40 - 13:00 PN Chuttani Oration : Menace of Hepatitis B - Changing goalposts in the long dark tunnel : Anil Arora (17+3 mins)
Chairpersons : J. B. Dilawari, Philip Abraham, M. P. Sharma
13:00 - 14:00 Plenary Session
Chairpersons : S P Mishra, Rakesh Aggarwal, Manisha Dwivedi
Judges : S. K. Acharya, B. S. Ramakrishna, A. C. Anand, C. E. Eapen
13:00 - 13:10 Soluble factors and suppressive monocytes can predict early the development of sepsis in acute-on-chronic liver failure : Pushpa Yadav (7+3mins)
13:10 - 13:20 Impact of Transmural Plastic Stent on Recurrence of Pancreatic Fluid Collection after Metal Stent Removal in Walled Off Necrosis with Disconnected Pancreatic Duct : A Randomized controlled trial : Radhika Chavan (7+3mins)
13:20 - 13:30 Integrated bile lipidome and meta-proteome analysis classifies lipid species and microbial peptides predictive of Carcinoma of Gall bladder : Nupur Sharma (7+3mins)
13:30 - 13:40 Mycobial (fungal) dysbiosis within walled off necrosis in patients with acute necrotizing pancreatitis : Ila Srnivas (7+3mins)
13:40 - 13:50 Luminal and Mucosal gut Microbial and Metabolomic profiles of patients with ulcerative colitis in response to FMT : Manasvini Markandey (7+3mins)
13:50 - 14:00 Genomic variations in ATP7B gene in Indian patients with Wilson disease : Snehal Mallakmir (7+3mins)
14:00 - 15:00 Optimising care of IBD
Chairpersons : Ajit Sood, Devendra Desai, Piyush Ranjan
14:00 - 14:20 Combining Advanced Therapy in IBD: Mix and Match ? Vipul Jairath (17+3 mins)
14:40 - 15:00 To facitinib : Where and How? : Vineet Ahuja (17+3 mins)
15:00 - 16:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairpersons : Philip Augustine, N. H. Banka, Sunil Jain
15:00 - 15:20 Refractory GERD : How best to treat and when to resort to surgical intervention : Shobna Bhatia (17+3 mins)
15:20 - 15:40 Pathophysiological based treatment of dyspepsia : Nicholas J Talley (17+3 mins)
15:40 - 16:00 Disorders of Gut Brain Axis : Uday C Ghoshal (17+3 mins)
16:00 - 17:00 Optimising care of Acute pancreatitis
Chairpersons : H. Ramesh, Samir Mohindra, Sudipto Dhar Chowdhury, Vivekanand Kulkarni
16:00 - 16:20 Choosing of optimum therapy for patients with Walled off Pancreatic Necrosis : Sudipto Dhar Chowdhury (17+3 mins)
16:20 - 16:40 Learning from COVID: Does cytokines assessment has value in the management of acute pancreatitis management? : Pramod Garg (17+3 mins)
16:40 - 17:00 Management of disconnected duct syndrome Sandeep Lakhtakia (17+3 mins)
17:00 - 18:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairpersons : S. K. Tyagi, K. M. Mohandas, Bhooshan Pandit
17:00 - 17:20 GI bleeding in patients on anti-caoagulants: Making a balance: A Multi Society Joint Guidelines : Anil Arora, Ashish Kumar (17+3 mins)
17:20 - 17:40 Surgical Strike : P Jagannath (17 +3 mins)
17:40 - 18:00 Green Endoscopy : D. N. Reddy (17+3 mins)
14:00 - 15:00 How do I manage complications of cirrhosis
Chairpersons : Venkatakrishnan Leelakrishnan, Sethu Babu, Neeraj Saraf
14:00 - 14:15 Step-wise care of refractory ascites : Virendra Singh (13+2 mins)
14:15- 14:30 Prevention and management of hepatic encephalopathy (minimal to overt) : R. K. Dhiman (13+2 mins)
14:30 - 14:45 Treating hyponatremia in cirrhosis and ACLF : Gaurav Pandey (13+2 mins)
14:45 - 15:00 Refractory Variceal Bleeding : Kaushal Madan (13+2 mins)
1500 - 1600 Fatty liver disease
Chairpersons : Joy Varghese, Manav Wadhawan, Amit Mathur
15:00 - 15:20 Wearing a hat of an internist while treating NAFLD : A. C. Anand (17+3 mins)
15:20 - 15:40 Lifestyle intervention for NAFLD: Evidence to Practical Recommendations : Gourdas Choudhuri (17+3 mins)
15:40 - 16:00 Pharmacotherapy in NASH : Current Options and Future Prospects : Ajay Duseja (17+3 mins)
16:00 - 17:00 Acute-on-chronic liver failure
Chairpersons : Abraham Koshy, Rajoo Singh Chinna, Sanjiv Saigal
16:00 - 16:20 Is it the definition or the concept that is important for managing patients with ACLF? : Salvatore Piano (17+3 mins)
16:20 - 16:40 Strategies to support organ failures in ACLF : Julia Wendon (17+3 mins)
16:40 - 17:00 Lessons learnt from AARC-ACLF: Indian perspective : Rakhi Maiwall (17+3 mins)
17:00 - 18:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairpersons : Pankaj Puri, Sunil Dadhich, Sheetal Dhadphale Mahajani
17:00 - 17:20 Progress on the elimination of viral hepatitis in India and Asia : Rakesh Aggarwal (17+3 mins)
17:00 - 17:40 Standard of treatment of chronic hepatitis C in 2021 : Abhijit Choudhary (17+3 mins)
17:40 - 18:00 Current and emerging treatment for HBV : Vivek Saraswat (17+3 mins)
14:00 - 15:00 Achalasia Cardia Symposium
Chairpersons : Harshal Gadhikar, B. D. Goswami, Vikas Singla
14:00 - 14:20 Selecting the most appropriate therapy for the patient with achalasia: Drugs, PD, POEM, LHM, Botox : Amit Maydeo (17+3 mins)
14:20 - 14:40 Complications of POEM - Management and prevention - Zaheer Nabi (17+3 mins)
14:40 - 15:00 Variants of POEM : Amol Bapaye (17+3 mins)
15:00 - 1600 Novel Endoscopic Procedures : when and How
Chairpersons : Pankaj Desai, Vipulroy Rathod, Manoj K. Sahu
15:00 - 15:15 Endoscopic gall bladder drainage : When and How : Shyam Varadarajulu (13+2 mins)
15:15 - 15:30 Endoscopic Gastro-Jejunostomy: When and How : Vinay Dhir (13+2 mins)
15:30 - 15:45 Endoscopic ampullectomy: when and How : Praveer Rai (13+2 mins)
15:45- 16:00 Endoscopic Gastroplasty : Manoel Galvao Neto (13+2 mins)
16:00 - 17:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairpersons : Rajkumar Wadhwa , Atul Sachdev, Meghraj Ingle
16:00 - 16:20 AI in endoscopy : Mahesh Kumar Goenka (17+3 mins)
16:20 - 16:40 What is the evidence for endotherapy of non-ulcer non variceal upper GI bleeding? Alan Barkun (17+3 mins)
16:40 - 17:00 Hilar strictures - diagnostic challenges & choice of stents : Randhir Sud (17+3 mins)
17:00 - 18:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairpersons : C. Ganesh Pai, C. C. Chaubal, Kinsuk Das, Lorance Peter
17:00 - 17:15 Endoscopic full-thickness resection - technology & techniques : Truptesh H Kothari (13+2 mins)
17:15 - 17:30 EUS-FNB - is it the new normal? : Mathew Philip(13+2 mins)
17:30 - 17:45 Cholangioscopy in indeterminate biliary strictures : Rungsun Rerknimitr (13+2 mins)
17:45 - 18:00 Cystic pancreatic lesions - Management algorithm : Surinder Rana (13+2 mins)
18:00 Onwards General Body Meeting
10:00 - 11:00 Video Forum
Chairperson : Lalit Shimpi, Saurabh Mukewar, Nitin Pai
Invited 7 videos 5+2
Judges : G. S. Raju, G. V. Rao, Malay Sharma, Pankaj Dhawan
11:00 - 11:20 Dr. C. M. Habibullah Oration : Organ failure in acute pancreatitis : PGI experience and lessons learnt : Rakesh Kochhar
Chairperson : YK Joshi, KR Palaniswamy, V G MohanPrasad, Aejaz Habeeb
11:20 - 11:40 R. K. Tandon Oration : Promoting healing in IBD : A mucosal perspective : Usha Dutta
Chairperson : Yogesh Chawla, Ramesh Roop Rai, Vinay Thorat
11:40 - 12:00 State-of-the-Art Lectures
Chairpersons : G. N. Ramesh, Ramesh Satarkar, Pravin Rathi
11:40 - 12:00 Climate change : what gastroenterologist should know : Geoffrey Metz
12:00 - 13:00 Young Investigator Award Session
Chairpersons : Anoop Saraya, S. P. Singh, S. P. Misra
Judges : V. Jayanthi, Akash Shukla, A. J. Joseph, P. Kar
12:00 - 12:10 Gut lymphangiogenesis modulates gut immunity and attenuates systemic inflammation in decompensated cirrhosis : Pinky Juneja (7+3mins)
12:10 - 12:20 Identification of molecular characteristics of infected necrosis in patients with acute pancreatitis: implications for targeted prophylactic interventions.: Aparna Jakkampudi (7+3mins)
12:20 - 12:30 Stringent screening strategy significantly reduces reactivation rate of tuberculosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease on anti-TNF therapy in a TB endemic region : Peeyush K Sewalia (7+3mins)
12:30 - 12:40 Duodenal dysbiosis and reduced duodenal oxygenation in patients with Type-2 diabetes mellitus : A prospective study : Aarti Darra (7+3mins)
12:40 - 12:50 Fluorine18-Fluorodeoxyglucose labeled autologous leucocytes positron emission tomography-computed tomography enterography: a novel non-invasive method for evaluating the extent and activity of Crohn’s disease : Pankaj Kumar (7+3mins)
12:50- 13:00 Role of Artificial Intelligence Guided Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in Assessing the Procedural Completeness and Quality : Shivaraj Afzalpurkar (7+3mins)
13:00 - 14:00 Chronic Constipation: Choosing optimum investigation and treatment
Chairpersons : Prabha Sawant, Manisha Dwivedi, Rajkumar Soloman
13:00 - 13:20 Chronic constipation: Who needs investigation?: Amit Dutta (17+3 mins)
13:20 - 13:40 Slow transit constipation: When to suspect, How to diagnose and How to Treat : S K Sinha (17+3 mins)
13:40 - 14:00 Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia : When to suspect and how to investigate & Treat: Rajesh Sainani (17+3 mins)
14:00 -15:00 IBD
Chairpersons : Rupa Banerjee, Saurabh Kedia, Rajesh Dharamsi
14:00 - 14:20 Stages in the global evolution of IBD: Gilaad G Kaplan (17+3 mins)
14:20 - 14:40 Pregnancy and IBD: Sunanda Kane (17+3 mins)
14:40 - 15:00 Ten mistakes we commit in IBD : Ida Hilmi (17+3 mins)
15:00 -16:00 State of Art lecture: Three
Chairpersons : Anshu Srivastava, Ujjal Poddar, Shrikant Mukewar
15:00 - 15:17 Emerging Therapy in Celiac Disease: Govind K Makharia (15+2mins)
15:17 - 15:34 Best practices in obtaining and repoting of biopsies: A report of ISG-IAPM Joint consensus: Prasenjit Das (15+2mins)
15:35- 16:00 Panel Discussion
Best Practices in use of Prokinetics and PPI in 2021 :

Moderator : Ajay Kumar
Panelists : Shobna Bhatia, Rajesh Upadhyay, Omesh Goyal, Nitesh Pratap,Vishal Sharma, Neha Berry
   
16:00 - 17:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairperson : Subhash Nepalia, M. S. Revathy, B. V. Tantry
16:00 - 16:20 Indications of Probiotics in 2021: B. S. Ramakrishna (17+3 mins)
16:20 - 16:40 Diagnostic algorithm and management of foregut NET: A S Puri (17+3 mins)
16:40 - 17:00 Recent advances in the management of chronic pancreatitis : Manu Tandon (17+3 mins)
13:00 - 14:00 Common management issues
Chairpersons : V. K .Dixit, P. N. Rao, Aabha Nagral
13:00 - 13:20 Overview Metabolic liver diseases : Girish Gupte (17+3 mins)
13:20 - 13:40 Management of alcoholic hepatitis in 2021: Dharmesh Kapoor (17+3 mins)
13:40 - 14:00 Assessment of Chronic Liver Disease - What should not be missed?: Yogesh Chawla (17+3 mins)
14:00 -15:00 HCC
14.00 - 15.00 Hepatocellular carcinoma Sameer Shah, Bhaskar Nandi, Charles Panackel
14:00 - 14:20 Surveillance for HCC: Best strategy I use in my patients: S K Acharya (17+3 mins)
14:20 - 14:40 Management of HCCin 2021 : S K Sarin (17+3 mins)
14:40 - 15:00 Liver transplantation for HCC - What is new: Nancy Kwan Man (17+3 mins)
15:00 -16:00 State of Art Lectures
Chairpersons : S L Broor, A T Mohan, P Shravan Kumar, H P Nandeesh
15:00 - 15:15 Treatment of Autoimmune hepatitis : C E Eapen (13+2 mins)
15:15 - 15:30 Alternative drug-induced liver injury: Harshad Devarbhavi (13+2 mins)
15:30- 15:45 Managing anaemia and cytopenia: Ashish Goel (13+2 mins)
15:45- 16:00 Bone health in chronic liver diseases: Sunil Taneja (13+2 mins)
16:00 - 17:00 Vascular Diseases
Chairpersons : K. T. Shenoy, E. Peda Veerraju, G. N. Yattoo
16:00 - 16:20 Treatment algorithm in HVOTO: Current concepts: Shalimar (17+3 mins)
16:20 - 16:40 Portal vein thrombosis in cirrhosis: Prognostic significance and Treatment Recommendations : Akash Shukla (17+3 mins)
16:40 - 17:00 Coagulation tests and anti-coagulant drugs - What is new for Hepatologists: Madhumita Premkumar (17+3 mins)
13:00 - 14:00 Optimizing characterization of polyps
Chairpersons : Palaniappan S, Prakash Zacharias, Deepak Gunjan
13:00 - 13:20 Optimum utilization of HD-WLE and image enhancement for polyp detection : Naresh Bhat (17+3 mins)
13:20 - 13:40 Characterisation of Colorectal Lesions: NICE, Modified Sano, JNET : Mohan Ramchandani (17+3 mins)
13:40 - 14:00 Choosing treatment based on characterisation of colonic polyp: Nilay Mehta (17+3 mins)
14:00 -15:00 Update on Non Variceal Upper GI Bleeding
Chairperson : S. A. Zargar, Dinesh Kini, Nirmaljeet Singh Malhi
14:00 - 14:20 Non variceal Bleeding - Revisiting the guidelines: Ian Gralnek (17+3 mins)
14:20 - 14:40 New ammunition for GI bleed endotherapy - OTSC clips, hemostatic powder etc: James Lau (17+3 mins)
14:40 - 15:00 GI bleed in special situations - Anticoagulants, antiplatelet agents, anti H. pylori therapy: Mostafa Ibrahim (17+3 mins)
15:00 -16:00 Iatrogenic Complications
Chairpersons : B. S. Satyaprakash, Manish S. Bhatnagar, Ajit Kumar, K. K. Rawal
15:00 - 15:15 Post Colonoscopy Perforation: Rajesh Puri (13+2 mins)
15:15 - 15:30 Iatrogenic Esophageal Perforation: Peter Siersema (13+2 mins)
15:30- 15:45 Post ERCP duodenal perforation: Pankaj Desai (13+2 mins)
15:45- 16:00 Management of post cholecystectomy biliary leak: T. S. Chandrasekhar (13+2 mins)
16:00 - 17:00 GERD & Barrett's esophagus
Chairpersons : Varghese Thomas, A. K. Sood, S. C. Samal
16:00 - 16:20 Endotherapy for GERD : Rakesh Kalapala (17+3 mins)
16:20 - 16:40 Screening strategies and tools for Barrett's : Prasad G. Iyer (17+3 mins)
16:40 - 17:00 Resection vs. ablation for Barrett's dysplasia - when to use what?: Krish Ragunath (17+3 mins)
Valedictory Function