5th International Course on Digestive Pathology

9 – 10 November 2012

Capital Plaza Hotel, Bucharest, Romania


Honorary President: Prof. Dr. Alexandru Oproiu

Course Co-directors: Prof. Dr. Jean FranÒ«ois Flejou (France) and Prof. Dr. Bernhard Stamm (Switzerland)


Friday, November 9th

07.30-08.45 Registration

08.45-09.00 Opening ceremony

09.00-09.45 Heike Grabsch (Great Britain): Is all benign Barrett’s the same? Contribution of pathologists towards risk stratification
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09.45-10.30 Kamran Rostami (Great Britain): Microscopic enteritis
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10.30-11.15 Jean Yves Scoazec (France): Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors – classification, pathological diagnosis, molecular advance
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11.15–11.45 Coffee break


11.45-12.45 Vincenzo Villanacci and Gabrio Bassotti (Italy): Pathologist’s and gastroenterologist’s point of view on diverticular disease and diverticulitis
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12.45-13.30 Alexandru Oproiu and Maria Ispas (Romania): A new clinical and pathological challenge in gastroenterology: gastrointestinal eosinophilic disease
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13.30-15.00 Lunch


15.00-15.45 Brigitte Bancel (France): Pathology of ampullary neoplasms

15.45-16.30 Jean Franҫois Flejou (France): Dysplasia in inflammatory bowel disease – a pathologist’s point of view


16.30-16.45 Coffee break


16.45–17.15 Heike Grabsch (Great Britain): Slide seminar cases

17.15-17.45 Jean Yves Scoazec (France): Seminar slide on NET and NET mimickers of the pancreas


18.00-18.30 Concert


Saturday, November 10th


08.30-09.15 Heike Grabsch (Great Britain): Molecular pathology of the gastrointestinal cancer

09.15-10.00 Bernhard Stamm (Switzerland): Acute and chronic infectious hepatitis (other than viral hepatitis A – E)

10.00-10.30 Zimmer George (Switzerland): Slide seminar cases (2 cases)


10.30-11.00 Coffee break


11.00-11.30 Vincenzo Villanacci (Italy): Slide seminar cases

11.30-12.00 Brigitte Bancel (Franta): Slide seminar cases – hepatic and intestinal pathology

12.00-12.15 Bernhard Stamm (Elvetia): Slide seminar case

12.15-12.45 Jean – Franҫois Flejou (France): Slide seminar cases – 2 cases

12.45-13.00 Gabriel Becheanu (Romania): Slide seminar case – 1 case


13.00-13.30 Closing ceremony