Aim and focus

The Belgian Section for Upper GI Surgery aims to bring together surgeons with an interest in and tackling diseases of the upper GI tract in their daily practice. The subject of this section is thus to elaborate knowledge and establish peer review on treatment strategies of the esophagus and the stomach, which can be benign as well as malignant in their nature. All Belgian surgeons interested in this pathology are most welcome to join this platform!  



Upcoming meetings

Click here to check the RBSS event calendar for upcoming BSUGIS meetings.


upcoming meeting: 16 oct 2023: Autumn Webinar on ERAS in Upper GI Surgery. Click here for more information and free registration.


Previous meetings 

3rd Autumn meeting - 2022: Robotics in Upper GI Surgery

7th Spring Meeting 2022: Upper GI motility disorders

6th Spring Meeting - 2021: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors

6th Winter Meeting - 2020: enteral access in UIpper GI Surgery: how, what and when? 

5th Spring Meeting - 2019: Management of Upper GI Bleedings

4th Spring Meeting - 2018: updates on esophageal cancer

3rd Spring Meeting - 2017: updates on hiatal hernia

2nd Autumn meeting - 2016: updates on gastric cancer

2nd Spring Meeting - 2016: interactive cases on esophageal trauma

1st Autumn meeting - 2015: interactive cases on achalasia

1st Spring meeting - 2015: interactive cases on esophageal cancer






Next meeting Board


BSUGIS Board as from 21 Oct 2020:

E. Van Daele, president

P. Lissens, vice-president

L. Depypere, secretary

E. Farinella

M. Schoneveld

J. Valk

L. Kohnen

Ph. Nafteux

W. Bouckaert


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