[W1] New diagnostic approach for small intestinal diseases
Chairperson1/  K. Sugano
(Department of Gastroenterology, Jichi Medical school)
Chairperson2/  S. Miura
(Second Department of Internal Medicine, National Defense Medical College)

[W2] Pathogenesis and therapeutic strategies for symptomatic GERD
Chairperson1/  M. Asaka
(Department of Gastroenterology, Hokkaido University)
Chairperson2/  K. Haruma
(Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School)

[W3] How to prevent and to treat the post-transplant viral hepatitis: a point of agreement between physicians and surgeons
Chairperson1/  M. Monden
(Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  Y. Shiratori
(Department. of Gastroenterology、Hepatology, and Infectious Diseases、Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry)

[W4] Hilar cholangiocarcinoma - Pathology and treatment strategy -
Chairperson1/  N. Tanaka
(Division of Gastroenterology Institute of clinical Medicine University of Tsukuba)
Chairperson2/  Y. Nimura
(Division of Surgical Oncology Department of Surgery Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine)

[W5] Establishment of staging system for hepatocellular carcinoma and its evaluation
Chairperson1/  M. Kudo
(Department of Gastroenterology and hepatology, Kinki University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  T. Takayama
(Digestive Surgery, Nihon University School of Medicine)

[W6] The present status of EUS-guide puncture
Chairperson1/  J. Yoshino
(Department of Internal Medicine, Second Teaching Hospital, Fujita Health University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  Y. Murata
(Clinic Murata)

[W7] Guidelines for treatment of gastrointestinal diseases of elderly patients
Chairperson1/  C. Sekiya
(Sapporo Social Insurance General Hospital)
Chairperson2/  T. Chiba
(Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University)

[W8] Long-term outcome of H. pylori eradication
Chairperson1/  N. Sakaki
(Internal Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Hiroo General Hospital)
Chairperson2/  S. Takahashi
(The Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kyorin University School of Medicine)

[W9] Gist work shop: a spectrum of disease, kit mutated tumor; from a endoscopic to a molecular approach
Chairperson1/  K. Saigenji
(First Department of Internal Medicine, Kitazato University, School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  T. Fujimori
(Department of Surgical and Molecular Pathology, Dokkyo University School of Medicine)

[W10] Therapeutic strategies for metastatic liver tumors
Chairperson1/  T. Kanematsu
(Division of Surgery, Department of Translational Medical Sciences, Nagasaki University Graduate School of iomedical Sciences)
Chairperson2/  K. Imai
(Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine First Department of Internal Medicine)

[W11] Endoscopic diagnosis and treatment for Barrett's esophagus
Chairperson1/  T. Kawano
(Department of Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Hospital)
Chairperson2/  Y. Kinoshita
(Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Shimane University, School of Medicine)

[W12] Drug-induced liver injury: diagnostic criteria and private therapies
Chairperson1/  M. Onji
(3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Ehime University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  H. Takikawa
(Department of Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine)

[W13] New ideas for treating decompensated liver cirrhosis
Chairperson1/  G. Yamada
(Department of Internal Medicine, Center for Liver Disease, Kawasaki Hospital, Kawasaki Medical School)
Chairperson2/  H. Tsubouchi
(Department of Internal Medicine II, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki)

[W14] Immunochemothrapy of digestive organ cancers
Chairperson1/  M. Tanaka
(Department of Surgery and Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University)
Chairperson2/  Y. Hinoda
(Yamaguchi University School of Medicine, Specific Organ Medicine, Department of Clinical Laboratory Science)

[W15] Cancer treatment based on gene analysis of digestive system
Chairperson1/  Y. Niitu
(Fourth Department of Internal Medicine Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  S. Kaneko
(Gastroenterology, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science)

[W16] Assessment of imaging modalities for diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma
Chairperson1/  O. Matsui
(Department of Radiology, Kanazawa University Postgraduate School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  K. Takayasu
(Department of Diagnostic Radiology, National Cancer Center Hospital)

[W17] New knowledge of gastric stump cancer
Chairperson1/  K. Kumai
(Center for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy, Keio University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  H. Takahashi
(Cancer Institute Hospital Total Health Center)

[W18] Nutritional problems in patients with acute and chronic pancreatitis, and pancreatectomy
Chairperson1/  M. Koizumi
(Ohhara Medical Center Hospital)
Chairperson2/  T. Nakamura
(Department of Health Science, Hirosaki University School of Medicine)

[W19] Nutritional treatment of chronic liver diseases
Chairperson1/  K. Suzuki
(First Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University)
Chairperson2/  I. Sakaida
(Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Yamaguchi University School of Medicine)

[W20] Strategy for the Detection and Definitive Diagnosis of Ts1 Pancreatic Cancer
Chairperson1/  S. Tanaka
(Osaka Medical Center for Cancer & CVD)
Chairperson2/  K. Yamao
(Department of Gastroenterology,Aichi Cancer Hospital)

[W21] The perspectives of capsule endoscopy in Japan
Chairperson1/  A. Terano
(Department of Gastroenterology, Dokkyo University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  M. Tanaka
(Department of Endoscopy, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University)

[W22] How shall we choose the treatment for esophageal varices; endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) or endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) ?
Chairperson1/  S. Kitano
(Department of Surgery I Gastroenterology, Faculty of Medicine Oita University)
Chairperson2/  S. Kokubu
(Department of Internal Medicine Kitasato University, School of Medicine)

[W23] Standardization of endoscopic examination for detecting gastric cancer
Chairperson1/  M. Yoshihara
(Health Service Center, Hiroshima University)
Chairperson2/  O. Hosokawa
(Department of Surgery,Fukui Prefectural Hospital)

[W24] Challenge against biological stress using enteral nutrition
Chairperson1/  K. Kataoka
(Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  Y. Takeyama
(Department of Surgery, Kinki University School of Medicine)

[W25] Current status of virtual endoscopy
Chairperson1/  H. Tajiri
(Department of Endoscopy, The Jikei University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  O. Tsuruta
(Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kurume University School of Medicine)

[W26] Therapeutic endoscopy for colonic stenosis
Chairperson1/  M. Watanabe
(Department of Surgery, Kitazato University School of Medicine)
Chairperson2/  Y. Iwao
(Center for Comprehensive and Advanced Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine)

[W27] Indication and improvement of pancreatic duct stenting
Chairperson1/  K. Yasuda
(Department of Gastroenterology, Kyoto Second Red Cross Hospital)
Chairperson2/  M. Sugiyama
(The First Department of Surgery, Kyorin University School of Medicine)