Central and Eastern European Association for the Study of Barrett’s Esophagus

Medtronic Clinical Immersion Course - Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s esophagus. Belgrade, November 5-6th, 2015

A two day Clinical Immersion Course "Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation for Barrett’s esophagus", under the patronage of Medtronic, was held at the University Hospital for Digestive Surgery, Clinical Center of Serbia, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, on November 5-6th, 2015. The Course was attended by 10 physicians from Slovenia, Macedonia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Theoretical part and basics of RFA procedures were presented, followed with live training in operating theater. All modalities of RFA have been performed, combined with laparoscopic antireflux procedures synchronous with RFA. The course was well accepted and the basic goal of introduction of RFA for Barrett’s in other countries of the region was reached.

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