IECED will be at APIE and SBAD

The Ecuadorian Institute of Digestive Diseases (IECED) will be at two events of international scale, with the participation of Dr. Carlos Robles-Medranda, Director of IECED, as a speaker and guest expert to lead several live endoscopic procedures.


It is the XXXVI Pan American Week of the Sick Digestive along with the 17th Brazilian Week of Gastroenterology (SBAD), from November 17 to 20 in Sao Paulo ( Brazil).

This event is considered the largest Gastroenterology event in Latin America, where it is estimated that 9,000 gastroenterologists will attend (6,500 Brazilians and 2,500 foreigners).

The event will take place at the Transamerica Expo Center Convention Center, the largest in São Paulo and the most modern in America, providing comfort, sustainability and versatility.

The two programs will be fully integrated, with topics such as: 

  • Diseases of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, liver and bile ducts.

  • Current status of diverticular disease.

  • Intestinal microbiota.

  • Complex incisional hernia.

  • Complex situations in GERD, among others.


If you want to know more about the event and register, please access the following link:

APIE is ready for its second edition

From November 30 to December 1, IECED will participate in the second edition of APIE (Advance Procedures in Interventional Endoscopy), organized by the Division of Gastroenterology of the School of Medicine at the University of Colorado.

This year, the event will take place at the Talisa Hotel and Dr. Carlos Robles-Medranda (director of IECED) will attend as one of the invited international professors, with topics such as:

  • Bariatric Endoscopy and Advanced Resection Platforms, which will be under the direction of Dr. Mihir Wagh (FASGE) and Paul Menard-Katcher.

  • Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM).

  • ESD (Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection).

  • Anti-Reflux Endoscopy, among others.


If you want to know more about this course and wish to register, click on the following link:

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