Krish Ragunath

Session 1: Endoscopy: Video Forum
(Sun 08:30 – 10:00 Central B & C) Chairing Session
Presentation Title: Resection of giant pedunculated polyp: rescue polypectomy using the SB knife
(08:30 – 08:45)
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Session 3: AGEA: Barrett’s Oesophagus – From Gastroenterologist to Pathologist and Maybe to Surgeons
(Sun 13:30 – 15:30 Central B & C) Chairing Session

Presentation Title: Targeted Biopsies – How to Apply Imaging Modalities in Routine Clinical Practice
13:30 – 13:55

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Session 4: AGEA Free Papers: Upper GI & Pancreatico-biliary
(Sun 16:00 – 17:30 Central B & C) Chairing Session

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Professor Krish Ragunath

Krish Ragunath is Professor of GI Endoscopy, Head of Endoscopy service and Consultant Gastroenterologist at the Nottingham University Hospitals. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and London. He is member of the BSG, ASGE, ESGE and conferred honorary member of the South African GI Society. He is the BSG Secretary for International affairs, advisor for National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) interventional procedures subgroup and independent external advisor for the Welsh National Bowel Cancer screening programme complex polyp MDT. He sits in the BSG Oesophageal committee, BSG Endoscopy committee, research network steering group and Treasurer of the Endoscopy committee. Professor Ragunath is a core member and director of the International Working Group on Classification of Oesophagitis (IWGCO) Board. Other international activity includes Chair of the World Endoscopy Organization (WEO) Research committee, past member of the ASGE (American Society of GI Endoscopy) international committee and publications committee of the WGO (World Gastroenterology Organization). His clinical and research interests include advanced endoscopic imaging of the GI Tract, in particular Barrett’s oesophagus and minimally invasive endoscopic therapy of early GI neoplasia. He has co-edited the 2013 BSG Barrett’s oesophagus guidelines, authored / co-authored several peer reviewed publications and text book chapters. He is a member of the Editorial Board for ‘Endoscopy’ and ‘Gastrointestinal Endoscopy’ journals. He has also performed several live endoscopy demonstrations, endoscopy training in animal models and has lectured in national and international meetings. He was the recipient of the BSG Hopkins Endoscopy Prize 2010.

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