International Endoscopy Conference highlights the theme “Integrating new advancements in Endoscopy and Gastroenterology” which reflects the ground-breaking research advancement in Endoscopy techniques and research. These three days conference includes workshops, symposiums, special keynote sessions, Lectures, Panel discussions, Poster Sessions, B2B Meetings and many more. International Endoscopy Congress also encourages the active participation of young student researchers as we are hosting Poster Award Competition and Young research Forum at the conference venue.
On behalf Organizing Committee Members and Editorial Team, it is our great pleasure to invites all the Physicians, Scientists, Surgeons and Imaging Technicians, Gastroenterologists, Pulmonologist and Oncologist, Delegates, Gastroenterology nurses Students as well as scientific communities, Business Professionals, and Executives to attend the “International Endoscopy Conference” during July 24-25, 2017 at Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Why attend the International Endoscopy Congress?
International Endoscopy Conference is a unique forum to bring together worldwide distinguished academics, clinicians and researchers in the field of screening, imaging techniques, surveillance, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases and disorders as well as business executives to exchange about a state of the Research and Development. The aim of this conference is to stimulate new ideas and techniques for screening that will be beneficial across the spectrum of Endoscopy. A Unique Opportunity for Advertisers and Sponsors at this esteem International event. The attendees can find
Business delegates, Industrial Leaders, Endoscopy Researchers, clinicians, Surgeons, physicians, Pulmonologist, respiratory therapist, Cardiothoracic Physician as well as CEO's and R&D Heads from Industries, Directors, Nutritional Scientists, Head of the department, Professors and Students from Academia
Track 1: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal endoscopy is a procedure that allows you to look at the inside lining of esophagus, stomach, and the first part of small intestine. A thin, flexible viewing tool called an endoscope is used. The tip of the endoscope is inserted through the mouth and then gently moved down the throat into esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (upper gastrointestinal tract). This procedure is sometimes called esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Using the scope, one can look for ulcers, inflammation, tumors, infection, or bleeding. We can collect tissue samples (biopsy), remove polyps, and treat bleeding through the endoscope.
Track 2: Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy is a test that permits looking at the inner lining of large intestine (rectum and colon). A colonoscopy discovers ulcers, colon polyps, tumors, and zones of inflammation or bleeding. During a colonoscopy, tissue tests can be gathered (biopsy) and anomalous developments can be taken out. Colonoscopy can likewise be utilized as a screening test to check for disease or precancerous developments in the colon or rectum (polyps). The colonoscope is a thin, adaptable tube that extents from 125 cm to 183 cm long. A little camcorder is connected to the colonoscope so we can take pictures or video of the large intestine (colon). The colonoscope can be utilized to take a look at the entire colon and the lower part of the small intestine. A test called sigmoidoscopy demonstrates just the rectum and the lower part of the colon.
Track 3: Endoscopy and Sedation
Sedation and analgesia are considered by numerous gastroenterologists to be a basic part of the endoscopic examination. Sedation is planned basically to decrease a patient's nervousness and uneasiness, therefore enhancing their tolerability and fulfilment for the method. Endoscopic sedation additionally minimizes a patient's danger of physical damage amid an examination and furnishes the endoscopist with a perfect situation for a careful examination.
Track 4: Pancreatic Endoscopy
The Pancreatic Endoscopy has a significant time in diagnosing and treating the full range of diseases of the pancreas and bile channels. An Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) test can demonstrate the pancreas in much more prominent detail than some other non-surgical diagnostic test. It can likewise demonstrate early phases of fibrosis, developing gallstones and changes in the pancreatic or biliary duct system. Besides, can distinguish pancreatic tumors and metastatic cancer in the liver and encompassing regions.
Track 5: Cholangioscopy
Cholangioscopy is a non-invasive endoscopic strategy utilized for both direct visual diagnostic evaluation and simultaneous therapeutic intervention of the bile ducts. Peroral Cholangioscopy beats a portion of the restrictions of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). It has been appeared to be a powerful demonstrative and helpful instrument. Studies have assessed clinical efficacy of peroral cholangioscopy in describing benign versus malignant natures of biliary strictures, diagnosing intraductal tumors, better characterizing obscure biliary pathologies, and treating biliary stones.
Track 6: Endoscopy in Obesity
Bariatric surgery has set up itself as the best and solid treatment for patients with obesity and its related comorbidities. Be that as it may, in spite of the utilization of minimally invasive techniques, bariatric surgery is connected with complications in roughly 15% of patients. Thus, there is a requirement for effective minimally invasive therapies, which will be used by the expansive extent of obese patients who are in urgent need of treatment however are not getting any. Endoscopic ways to deal with the management of obesity have been created, with the point of conveying more powerful, solid, and more secure strategies for weight reduction.
Track 7: Endoscopy in bariatric surgery
Endoscopy is developing as a powerful system in the treatment of bariatric surgery complications in chose patients, while keeping away from invasive surgical reoperation. Bariatric surgery brings about durable and significant weight loss. The rising commonness of obesity and the success of surgical interventions prompted to a stamped increment in the number of weight-loss surgeries. The most regularly utilized bariatric surgeries are laparoscopic or open Roux-en-Y gastrojejunal bypass (RYGB) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB).Pre-operative Endoscopy
Track 8: Endoscopic surgery
Endoscopic Surgery utilizes scopes experiencing small incisions or normal body openings with a specific end goal to diagnose and treat disease. Another famous term is minimally invasive surgery (MIS), which emphasizes that diagnosis and treatments can be done with reduced body cavity invasion.
Track 9: New technologies in Endoscopy units
Despite the fact that the essential stage of flexible endoscopes is like that formulated 50 years prior, various late mechanical advances are getting to be accessible to the endoscopist. Novel self-impelled endoscopes and shape-acclimating overtubes may allow easier colonoscopic exams. A plenitude of new imaging modalities may encourage early identification of dysplasia and other pathologic substances. A large portion of these systems remain investigational and are at present in clinical trials to determine patient.
Track 10: Gynaecological endoscopy
Gynaecological endoscopy is a surgical procedure which utilizes optical instruments intended to analyse the most frequent female disorders and pathologies. This includes infertility problems, small vaginal haemorrhages or endometrial polyps among others. Gynaecological endoscopy utilizes hysteroscopy and laparoscopy for these reasons. Gynaecological endoscopy is conceivable these days because of essential specialized advances, alongside the refinement and the scaling down of the equipment utilized.
Track 11: Endoscopy and Diagnosis
Endoscopy is mainly used to diagnose the interior parts/digestive tract of the body. Doctors use different types of endoscopes to examine a specific part of the body to diagnose a disease or find the cause of a person’s symptoms, such as abnormal functioning of digestive system or tumor. Depending on the area of visualization, specific endoscopic technique will be implemented for the diagnosis. Experts will prescribe for a specific endoscopic diagnosis for better results.
A Biliary Endoscopy analyse issues in the liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and pancreas. The liver is a substantial organ that produces fluid called bile that assists with digestion. The gallbladder is a little, pear-shaped organ that stores bile until it is required for digestion. The bile ducts are tubes that convey bile from the liver to the gallbladder and small intestine. These ducts are otherwise called the biliary tree. Otherwise called Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), a Biliary Endoscopy is essentially utilized by doctors of the Digestive Disease Center to analyse and treat the states of the bile ducts, including gallstones, inflammatory strictures (scars), leaks (from trauma and surgery) and cancer. It joins the utilization of x-rays and an endoscope. Through the endoscope, the doctor can see within the stomach and duodenum and can infuse colors into the channels in the biliary tree and pancreas, so they can be seen on x-rays.
Track 14: Laparoscopy
Laparoscopy is a surgery that uses a thin, lit tube put through a cut in the belly to take a gander at the abdominal organs or the female pelvic organs . Laparoscopy is utilized to discover issues, cysts, adhesions, fibroids and infection. Tissue samples can be taken for biopsy through the tube (laparoscope).
The International Endoscopy Conference will be organized around the theme “Integrating new advancements in Endoscopy and Gastroenterology”.
Our whole committee members are headed up for dazzling and enlightening scientific conference which includes lectures, speakers, symposia, workshops on different topics, poster presentations and various programs for participants from all around the world. We take immense pleasure inviting you to join us at Endoscopy Congress 2017. You will certainly have the best scientific event’s experience with the eminent. The organizing committee members of Endoscopy Conference 2017 look forward to meeting you all in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Importance & Scope:
An endoscopy is a nonsurgical procedure used to examine vessels of the body and internal organs. It helps surgeons to detect and view problems within the body without making large incisions. The endoscope can insert through a small cut or an opening in the body such as the mouth. An endoscope is a flexible tube with an attached camera that allows the doctor to see and detect the problematic organs.
Most types of endoscopy require the patient to fast for up to 12 hours before the procedure and given laxatives or enemas to use the night before the procedure to clear system.
Prior to the endoscopy, your doctor will do a physical examination and go over your complete medical history, including any prior surgeries. Be sure to tell your doctor about any medications you’re taking, including over-the-counter drugs and nutritional supplements, and also alert your doctor about any allergies you might have. You may need to stop taking certain medications if they might affect bleeding. Endoscopy has been categorized into many types including as follows: Arthroscopy, Colonoscopy, Cystoscopy, Enteroscopy, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopy, Laryngoscopy, Mediastinoscopy, Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and Ureteroscopy.
Endoscopy has a much lower risk of bleeding and infection than open surgery. Still, endoscopy is a medical procedure, so it has some risk of damage the organs, bleeding, infection, and other rare complications. The demand for endoscopy has increased significantly, largely because of patients’ preference for minimally invasive surgeries. Endoscopic procedures are low-risk procedures and are easily covered by health insurance. A pivotal factor that propels the growth of the endoscopy market is the rapid rise in the number of elderly people who are prone to Orthopedic, gastrointestinal, and ophthalmic, diseases as well as cancer. As per the World Health Organization (WHO), between 2000 and 2050, the proportion of the world's population that is aged 60 years will double from about 11% to 22%. This aging population is the main end user of knee-hip implants, bariatric surgeries, gastrointestinal endoscopy, and colonoscopy procedures. With the growing number of elderly people, age-related ailments are also expected to rise sharply, thus propelling the demand and consumption of endoscopy devices concomitantly.
The number of people in the world who are obese or overweight has reached 2.1 billion, up from 875 million in 1980. Furthermore, approximately 7 million people in the United States have symptoms of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder (GERD). Primary or secondary GERD diagnosis increased from a total of 995,402 individuals diagnosed in 1998 to 3,141,965 in 2005. 4.2 percent of all people hospitalized with GERD in 2005 also had an esophageal disorder. In the United States, 1,150 deaths in 2004 were directly related to a primary diagnosis of GERD.The global endoscopy devices market, mainly driven by favorable reimbursements in select geographies, growing aging population, and increasing the prevalence of diseases requiring endoscopy procedures, was valued at $28.9 billion in 2013, and expected to be $38.9 billion by 2018. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.1%.
Why Chicago, USA?
Chicago is the 3rd most inhabited city in the United States. With more than 2.7 million people, it is considered to be the most populous city in both the U.S. state of Illinois & the American Midwest. Its metropolitan area, generally known as Chicago land, is home for 10 million people and it is one of the largest cities in terms of population in the United States. The Chicago is located on Lake Michigan, in north-eastern Illinois. It is the principal city in Chicago Metropolitan Area and is situated in the Midwestern US and the Great Lakes region. With a commitment to free and open inquiry, scholars and students in Chicago University take an interdisciplinary approach to research that spans top arts, medicine, and engineering. Their work transforms the advancing fields of study and creative thinking. People think of exploring knowledge for the well-being of present and future generations. Chicago research has had an impact round the globe, leading to discoveries of the link between cancer and genetics through extensive research, establishing revolutionary theories of economics by continuous analysis, and developing tools to produce reliably excellent urban schooling. The institutions in and around Chicago consistently rank among the top "National Universities" some of the tops ranked universities in Chicago include- North-western University; The University of Chicago; Illinois Institute of Technology; Loyola University Chicago; and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Some schools include Chicago State University; North Park University; Columbia College Chicago; North-eastern Illinois University; Roosevelt University; Saint Xavier University; and Rush University.
The Global Market for Endoscopy:
We did a comprehensive analysis of endoscopy devices market, trends, growth drivers, and demands forecast on global endoscopy market. Endoscopy is gradually becoming the primary techniques for the treatment of chronic and other ailments, driven by its unique capability of targeting the complex areas of the body. It help has helped to reduce healthcare expenditure too. Now the global market for endoscopy system is expected to reach USD 33.6 Billion by 2020 from USD 23.8 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 6.1%., as per its demands and growing replacement of conventional open surgeries with minimal invasive procedures aging population, increasing incidence of cancer and diseases, growing access to better healthcare and focus on early diagnosis.
Based on products, the endoscopy equipment market is categorized into endoscopes, visualization systems, other endoscopy equipment, and accessories. Endoscopes are further segmented into flexible, rigid, and capsule endoscopes. Visualization systems include endoscopy cameras, camera heads, video converters, transmitters & receivers, carts, and video recorders, among others. The other endoscopy equipment is classified into other electrical endoscopy equipment and other mechanical endoscopy equipment. The accessories of endoscopy equipment include channel brushes, surgical dissectors, needle forceps & needle holders, mouthpieces, and overtures, among others. In 2015, the endoscopes segment is estimated to account for the larger share of the endoscopy equipment market.
Based on applications, the market is segmented into laparoscopy, gastrointestinal endoscopy, arthroscopy, obstetrics/gynaecological endoscopy, urology endoscopy, bronchoscopy, Mediastinoscopy, Otoscopy, and laryngoscopy. The laparoscopy segment is expected to account for the largest share of the endoscopy equipment market in 2015. Gastrointestinal endoscopy is expected to be the second-largest application area.
On the basis of regions, the global market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World (Latin America, Middle East, and Africa). In 2015, North America is poised to account for the largest share of the endoscopy equipment market, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific. However, the Asia-Pacific market is slated to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period and serve as a revenue pocket for companies offering endoscopy equipment.Rising investments, funds, and grants by government bodies worldwide, rising number of hospitals and growing hospital investments in the expansion of endoscopy instruments, growing patient preference for minimally invasive surgeries, technological advancements, favourable reimbursement coverage in selected countries slated to propel the capsule endoscopy market, rising geriatric population, and rising prevalence of diseases that require endoscopy procedures are major factors driving the endoscopy equipment market.
Some major players in the global endoscopy equipment market include Ethicon, Inc. (U.S.), Olympus Corporation (Japan), Fujifilm Holding Corporation (Japan), Boston Scientific Corporation (U.S.), Pentax Medical Corporation (Japan), Stryker Corporation (U.S.). KARL STORZ GmBH (Germany), Smith & Nephew plc (U.K.), Medtronic plc (Ireland), Richard Wolf GmBH (Germany), CONMED Corporation (U.S.), and Cook Medical Incorporated (U.S.)
Future of Endoscopy:
Endoscopy has had a spectacular run in the last few decades with advances in technology that have redefined both gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery.
Going forward, its contributions are likely to be even more meaningful as new procedures expand both the indications as well as the user base and contribute to bending the curve of healthcare costs. As per the last record of its various market analysis, we could expect the following market growths;
1. Endoscopic Visualization System Market:
The global endoscopy visualization equipment market, mainly driven by favorable reimbursements in select geographies, growing aging population, and increasing prevalence/incidence of diseases requiring endoscopy procedures, was valued at $11.3 million in 2013, and expected to be $15.3 million by 2018. It is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.4%.The report ‘Endoscopy Visualization Equipment Market forecast, 2008-2018’ analyses the market of devices by segments such as endoscopic cameras, video processors, video converters, camera heads, endoscopic light sources, transmitters & receivers, and wireless displays and monitors. With a market value of $2.02 billion and $1.71 billion, wireless displays and monitors and others visualization devices segments have been contributing 18.3% and 15.5% respectively in terms of the total global endoscopy visualization equipment market. All of these segments experienced a positive growth with an increased awareness of patients and physicians towards the usage and reception of new endoscopy technologies, due to the numerous advantages offered by these devices.
2. Global Endoscopic Accessories Market Research:
The Global Endoscopy Accessories Market, mainly driven by favorable reimbursements in select geographies, growing aging population, and increasing prevalence/incidence of diseases requiring endoscopy procedures was pegged at $1.69 billion in 2013 and expected to be $2.04 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 3.8%.The report “Endoscopy Accessories Market forecast, 2008-2018 “analyses the market of devices by segments such as Carts, Light Cables, channel cleaning brushes/cleaning brushes, surgical dissectors, needle forceps & needle holders, fluid flushing devices, mouthpieces, over the tube, biopsy valves, Others endoscopy accessories. With a Market Value of $0.45 billion and $0.25 billion, Carts and Others endoscopy accessories segments have been contributing 26.4% and 14.9% in terms of total Global Endoscopy Accessories Market.
3. Electronic Endoscopic Instruments Market:
The electronic endoscopic market was $2.79 billion in 2013 and is expected to be $3.75 billion by 2018, at a CAGR of 6.10%. Endoscopy ultrasound is driving the market as it is a non-surgical process which utilizes high-frequency sound waves to produce detailed images of the gastrointestinal tract with minimal invasion.The report “Electronic Endoscopic Instruments Market Forecast, 2008-2018”, analyses the market of devices into segments such as insufflators, endoscopy fluid management systems, endoscopic ultrasounds (EUS), and others. With a market value of $1.48 billion and $0.69 billion, insufflators and endoscopy fluid management system with a share of 52.9% and 24.9% in terms of the total market.
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