Authors


Douglas Adler, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE
Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Huntsman Cancer Center University of Utah School of Medicine, USA

Mesut Akarsu, Ass. Prof.
Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty Of Medicine, Division Of Gastroenterology, Izmir, Turkey

Paul A. Akerman, Dr. M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
George Washington University, School of Medicine And Health Sciences, USA

Jög Albert, PD Dr. med.
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Hospital Department of Internal Medicine I, Germany

Tiing Leong Ang, Dr.
Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician
Amrican Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Singapore

Alberto Arezzo, Prof.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Digestive, ColoRectal and Minimally Invasive Surgery University of Turin, Italy

Angelika Behrens, MD
works at HSK Wiesbaden Hospital, a teaching hospital of the University of Mainz. She practices diagnostic and interventional endoscopy. As part of the investigation team led by Professor Christian Ell she works on research in endoscopic therapy of early esophageal cancer. A second focus of her work is the chemotherapeutic treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies.
HSK Wiesbaden, Germany

Pradeep Bhandari, Prof.
Solent Centre for Digestive Diseases
Queen Alexandra Hospital, UK

Ralf Bisschops, Prof. Dr.
Endoscopy gastrointestinal motility University Hospitals Leuven Department of Gastroenterology
University Hospital Leuven, Belgium

Michael Bourke, Prof.
Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Sydney Director Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Westmead Hospital
Westmead Hospital, Australia

William Robert Brugge, MD
Director, GI Endoscopy Co-Director, MGH-BWH Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Eike Burmester, Dr. med.
Facharzt für Innere Medizin, Gastroenterologie Proktologie
Sana Kliniken Lübeck GmbH, Germany

Giancarlo Caletti, Prof.
University of Bologna, Hospital of Imola, Italy

Andrés Cardenás, MD, MMSc, AGAF
Senior Specialist and Faculty Member GI / Endoscopy Unit Institute of Digestive Diseases and Metabolism University of Barcelona
Institute of Digestive Diseases and Metabolism, University of Barcelona, Hospital Clinic, Spain

Iphigénie Chaze, MD
Head of clinic of the Universities, Assistant of the Hospitals centre Hospitalo universitaire Edouard Herriot
Centre Hospitalo Universitaire Edouard Herriot, France

Livio Chipolletta, MD
Head, Division Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Hospital Maresca Torre del Greco
Hospital Maresca, Italy

Peter H. Collet, Dr.
Head of Central Interdisciplinary Endoscopy University Hospital of Giessen and Marburg, Giessen
Uniklinik Giessen und Marburg, Zentrale Interdisziplinäre Viszeralmedizinische Endoskopie, Germany

Giovanni D. De Palma, Prof.
Department of General Surgery and Advanced Technologies
University of Naples Federico II, School of Medicine, Italy

Dirk Domagk, MD, FASGE
Professor: Department of Medicine B, University of Muenster
University of Muenster, Germany

James East, Dr.
Translational Gastroenterology Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK

Jürgen Engel, Dr.
Klinikum der J.W. Goethe-Universität, Germany

Dennis Feihel
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA

Gloria Fernández-Esparrach, MD, PhD
Endoscopy Unit, ICMDM, Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS, CIBEREHD, University of Barcelona
Hospital Clinic, Spain

Aníbal Ferreira, MD
Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Braga, Portugal

Mireen Friedrich-Rust, Dr. med.
Klinikum der J.W. Goethe-Universität, Germany

Junko Fujisaki, MD, PhD
Japanease Foundation for Cancer Research Cancer Instute Hospital Department of Gastroenterology, Japan

Christian Gerges, Dr.med.
Evangelisches Krankenhaus Düsseldorf, Germany

Carlo M. Girelli, MD
Head of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Unit Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Department of Internal MedicineHospital of Busto Arsizio, Italy

Martin Götz, Prof. Dr. med.
Universitätsklinikum Tübingen, Germany

Kim Ha Gwang, Associate Professor
Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Division Pusan National University Hospital, Korea

Dong Soo Han, MD, AGAF
Chief, Department of Internal Medicine Professor, Division of Gastroenterology Hanyang University Guri Hospital, Korea

Urs Hartmann, Dr.
Dr. Horst Schmidt Kliniken GmbH, Germany

Jutta Herzog, Dr.
Klinikum Hanau GmbH , Germany

Michael Hocke, PD Dr. med.
Ärztllicher Direktor des Klinikums Meiningen GmbH, Chefarzt der Klinik für Innere Medizin II, Germany

Bronte Holt, Dr.
Westmead Hospital, Australia

Naoki Hosoe, MD, PhD,
Center for Diagnostic Therapeutic Endoscopy, School of Medicine Keio University, Tokyo, Japan

Atsushi Imagawa, MD
Mitoyo general hospital, Japan

Haruhiro Inoue, MD
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Showa University Showa University International Training center for Endoscopy (SUITE) Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan

Ryu Ishihara, MD
Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan

Naoki Ishii
Department of Gastroenterology, St. Luke’s International Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Yoh Ishiguro

Kei Ito, MD, PhD
Sendai City Medical Center, Miyagi, Japan, Japan

Christian Jenssen, Dr. med.
Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Krankenhaus Märkisch Oderland GmbH, Wriezen, Germany

Yoshihiro Kawahara, MD, PhD
Okayama University Hospital, Japan

Mate Knabe
II. medical Clinic, Department of Gastroenterology, Dr-Horst-Schmidt-Klinik, Wiesbaden , Germany

Marcela Kopáčová
Charles University, Medical Faculty in Hradec Kralove, Czechia

Kensuke Kubota, MD
Yokohama City University, Japan

Keiichiro Kume, PhD
Associate professor, Third Internal Medicine

Philipp Lenz, MD
Department of Medicine B, University of Muenster, Muenster, Germany

Gunnar Loske, Dr. med.
Katholisches Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg gGmbH, Germany

Nikolaus Lubomierski, Dr. med.
Klinikum der J.W. Goethe-Universität, Germany

Iruru Maetani, Prof.
Professor and Chairman
Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Japan

Hendrik Manner, Dr. med.
HSK Hospital Wiesbaden, Germany

Takahisa Matsuda, MD, PhD
National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Josef Menzel, MD, Professor
Department of Medicine II, University Teaching Hospital Ingolstadt, Ingolstadt, Germany

Klaus Mönkemüller, Prof. Dr. med.
Marienhospital Bottrop, Germany

Naoyoshi Nagata, MD
National Center of Global and Health Medicine, Japan

Helmut Neumann, Prof. Dr. med.
Uni-Klinik Erlangen, Germany

Naoki Ohmiya, MD, PhD
Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Koichi Okamoto
University of Tokushima, Japan

Satoshi Ono, MD
University of Tokyo, Center for Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Do Hyun Park, MD, PhD
University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Adolfo Parra-Blanco, Dr.
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile

Oliver Pech, Dr.
Head of Gastroenterology and Interventional Endoscopy,St. John of God Hospital, Teaching Hospital of the University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Maria Pellisé, Endoscopy Unit
Gastroenterology Department, Institut de Malalties Digestives i Metabòliques, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Spain

Pedro Pimentel-Nunes, Dr.
Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto, Portugal

Jürgen Pohl, Prof. Dr.
Vivantes Klinikum im Friedrichshain, Berlin, Germany

Krish Ragunath, Associate Professor
Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre, UK

Amit Rastogi, MD, FASGE
Director of Endoscopy
Kansas City VA Medical Center, USA

Melena Elena Riccioni
Catholic University of Rome, Italy

Andrea Riphaus, Dr. med.
Medizinische Universitätsklinik; Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum, Germany

  Ara Sahakian, MD
Yale University School of Medicine; Department of Internal Medicine, USA

Ahmed Abdel Samie, Dr.
Oberarzt Medizinische Klinik II
Klinikum Pforzheim GmbH, Germany

Adriana Vaz Safatle-Ribeiro, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Endoscopy Unit of the Department of Gastroenterology
University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil

Adrian Săftoiu, MD, PhD, MSc
University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Romania

Yukata Saito
National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

Paulo Sakai
Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil

Ove Schaffalitzky de Muckadell
Odense University Hospital, Danmark

Stefan Seewald, Prof. Dr. med.
Klinik Hirslanden, Zurich, Switzerland

Ala Ihsan Sharara, MD, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Medicine Head, Division of Gastroenterology
American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon

Malay Sharma, Dr.
Jaswantrai Speciality hospital, India

Rajvinder Singh, Dr.
The Lyell McEwin Hospital & University of Adelaide, Australia

Cristiano Spada, Dr.
Catholic University, Rome, Italy

Teresa Starzyńska, Prof. Dr.
Department of Gastroenterology Medical Pomeranian University, Szczecin, Poland

Stavros Stavropoulos, MD

Gerasimos Stefanidis, MD
Gastroenterogy Department
Nikos Viazis, MD
2nd Department of Gastroenterology
Evangelismos Hospital, Athens, Greece

Ingo Steinbrück, Dr. med.
Oberarzt I. Medizinische Abteilung Asklepios Klinik Altona, Germany

Lorenz Theilmann, Dr.
Chefarzt der Medizinischen Klinik II am Klinikum Pforzheim
Klinikum Pforzheim, Germany

Takashi Toyonaga, MD
Kobe University Hospital, Japan

Maarten E. Tushuizen, PhD
VU University Medical Center, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Amsterdam, The Nederlands

Noriya Uedo, PhD
Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Japan

Oǧuz Üsküdar, MD
Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology Department Sariçam/Adana
Çukurova University Medical Faculty, Turkey

Stijn van Weyenberg
Leiden University Medical Centre, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Leiden, The Nederlands

Juan J. Vila, MD
Endoscopy Unit. Gastroenterology Dpt.
Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Chairman, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic, USA

Jochen Wedemeyer, Priv. Doz. Dr. med.
Deaprtment of Internal Medicine I
Klinikum Region Hannover GmbH, Klinikum Robert Koch Gehrden, Germany

Felix Wiedbrauck, Dr. med.
Klinikum der J.W. Goethe-Universität, Germany

Uwe Will, Prof.
3. Medizinische Kinik SRH Wald-Klinikum Gera, Germany

Hironori Yamamoto, MD, PhD
Jichi Medical University Hospital, Japan

Hsu-Heng Yen, Dr.
Endoscopy Center, Department of Gastroenterology Changhua Christian Hospital Changhua City Taiwan, Taiwan

Naohisa Yoshida, Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Japan