Hands-on

Improve your hands-on skills at UEG Week

The Hands-on Area at UEG Week offers excellent training for practical minded gastroenterologists. Look, learn, ask questions and perform techniques under personal doctor and nurse tutoring.


Endoscopic Learning Area

Best teaching for endoscopists!

The Endoscopic Learning Area provides a unique opportunity for skill enhancement, first-class learning and professional discourse.

Test your skills under the guidance of expert doctor and nurse tutors with the use of accessories from leading providers.

View educational films from the ESGE eLibrary or partner societies at your leisure.  

The Endoscopic Learning Area is run in courtesy of ESGE and in cooperation with ESGENA.

Ultrasound Learning Area

Clinical ultrasonography in the hands of gastroenterologists! 

The Ultrasound Learning Area offers basic and postgraduate courses on ultrasonography, individual hands-on training and special lectures in abdominal ultrasonography. The programme is designed for both young and senior gastroenterologists. 

Main topics of the special lectures are ultrasonography in gastrointestinal diseases (GIUS), contrast media ultrasound and the role of ultrasound in liver diseases.

The Ultrasound Learning Area is run in courtesy of EFSUMB and BICUS. 

Surgical Learning Area

Update your GI-surgical skills and compete in the Surgical-Skills-Competition!

Practice your skills at various stations and test your knowledge and sign up for video sessions and get an update from the experts in laparoscopic GI surgery.

This year the Surgical Learning Area will focus on: 

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery 
  • Basics in laparoscopy including live hands-on training and demonstrations
  • Image-guided cancer surgery
  • Fluorescence guided techniques
  • Robotics, especially in Upper GI surgery
  • Trans-anal microsurgery 
  • Liver laparoscopic surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Specialised laparoscopic colorectal surgery

Gain a broader insight into surgical education procedures and appreciate the importance of the multi-disciplinary perspective of current educational paradigms.