Events & Webinars

AUGIS continues to provide educational opportunities for members through our online webinars and with the face to face meetings and networking opportunities planned for the future. 

The UGI Congress took place at The Assembly Rooms in Belfast in October 2021.  This was an opportunity for AUGIS to join forces with the Pancreatic Society, GBHIBPA (Great Britain and Ireland Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association), UKIEUS (United Kingdom and Ireland Endoscopic Ultrasound society) on behalf of Trainee and Consultant Surgeons, Allied Health Professionals and Clinical Nurse Specialists, throughout the UK and Ireland.

The Conference took place as a Hybrid meeting providing delegates the option to join the meeting in person or as  a virtual delegate. 

AUGIS Webinars

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Meetings & Online

UGI Congress 2021

The UGI Congress took place from 13 -15 October 2021 in the City of Belfast. 

The winners of the Free Papers Sessions are: 

Zeeshan Afzal: Endoluminal Vacuum Therapy (EVT) for leaks in the upper gastrointestinal (UGI) tract; 10-years’ experience in a specialist Oesphagogastric centre (O-EGS08)

Stella Breininger: Genomic analysis of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in oesophageal adenocarcinoma (O-OGC06)

Sian Farrell: A composite polymeric nanoparticle as a sensitiser for sonodynamic therapy (SDT)-based treatment of pancreatic cancer (O-P03)

Piriyah Sinclair: The effect of high fat diet and subsequent intentional weight loss on tumour burden in an animal model of spontaneous endometrial cancer (O-B04)

Caoimhe Walsh: Peri-operative thrombophilia in patients undergoing liver resection for colorectal metastases (O-L04)

Helen Whitmore: The management of pancreatitis and complications that require intervention in a Benign Specialist Surgical Unit (O-BN05)