Conference on Malabsorption Syndrome

  • 17/06/18 - 08:00
  • Hotel Fortune BBD, Rana Pratap Marg, Near Dainik Jagran Chauraha, Hazratganj.

Speaker: Dr. Shrish Bhatnagar Pediatric Gastroenterologist

1. Approach to chronic diarrhoea depends on age, presence or absence of failure to thrive and the type of diarrhoea (small or large bowel). Large Bowel diarrhea with FTT –Always think of IBD.
2 .Malabsorption is characterised by abdominal Distension, diarrhoea, FTT and Micro and Macro nutrient Deficiency.  For SIBO /Carbohydrate Malabsorption Hydrogen Breath Test is non invasive and  useful test.
3. CMPI is an important diagnosis  < 3 years with chronic diarrhea and blood in stools EHF and AA formulas are the milk substitute of choice.
4. Celiac disease is most common etiology  >3 yrs. UGI and biopsy should be done. Response to gluten free diet is an essential component.

EVENT INFO :

  • Start Date:17/06/18
  • Start Time:08:00
  • End Date:17/06/18
  • End Time:10:00
  • Location:Hotel Fortune BBD, Rana Pratap Marg, Near Dainik Jagran Chauraha, Hazratganj.