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About 1,000 delegates from India and abroad, and an international faculty from America, Australia, England and Canada are expected to attend the five-day annual conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, titled ISGCON - 2003.
The conference will begin on November 20 with a continuing medical education session, organised in collaboration with the Mayo Clinic, U.S.
The following sessions will include a satellite meet on gastroesophageal reflux disorder, a problem that could lead to cancer of the esophagus. The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy will conduct a video workshop on gastrointestinal bleeding, stones in the bile duct, chronic pancreatitis, and new and future techniques in gastrointestinal endoscopy, K.R. Palaniswamy, Organising Secretary, ISGCON- 2003, told mediapersons today. The conference was being held in Chennai after 18 years, he added.
Col. S. Krishnan, Organising Chairman, ISGCON-2003, said that it would be a learning process and provide doctors in India a platform to learn from and discuss problems and emerging technologies with specialists from across the world.
The conference is being organised in association with the Indian Association for the Study of Liver and the Society of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy of India.
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