The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Magnus Nilsson as the next Co-Editor-in-Chief (surgeon) for the Diseases of the Esophagus (DOTE) Journal. Effective September 29, 2022 Dr. Nilsson will succeed Professor Giovanni Zaninotto who is stepping down during the ISDE 2022 World Congress in Tokyo, Japan upon completing his second four-year term.
Published continuously since 1986, DOTE is a leading journal in the field of esophageal diseases with a broad international readership. The journal covers all aspects of the esophagus – epidemiology, investigation and diagnosis, and multidisciplinary treatment. The journal includes clinical research papers, short reports, commissioned review articles, correspondence, book and equipment reviews, annotated abstracts and announcements of meetings.
Dr. Nilsson is a professor of surgery and head of the Division of Upper Abdominal Surgery at Karolinska Institutet and senior consultant surgeon at the Karolinska University Hospital. His main clinical and scientific interests are gastric and esophageal cancer, focusing on minimally invasive surgical techniques, tailored lymphadenectomy, adjunct oncological therapies, and management of airway fistulas and other severe surgical complications. Dr. Nilsson has led several international randomized multicenter trials, such as the completed NeoRes I and II trials and the currently ongoing NEEDS trial. He is the Past President of ESDE and currently sits on the ISDE Board of Directors. He is also the chairman of the Swedish Society of Upper Abdominal Surgery and the Swedish National Registry for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer. For the last eight years, Dr. Nilsson has been one of the journal's most active associate editors.
Dr. Nilsson will be joining Dr. Neil Gupta, Co-Editor-in-Chief (medical) in managing all aspects of the journal including the editorial board and reviewers, working with the publisher on developing a world class vision for the journal, processing submitted manuscripts, identifying opportunities for improvement, ensuring content diversity, managing the DOTE Awards and working with the Associate Editor (Social Media) to highlight the journal on social media.
“We are very pleased to have such an accomplished individual with many years of experience as an associate editor” says Giovanni Zanninoto.
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The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus hosted a virtual presentation on Leaks After Esophagectomy: Handling a difficult complication on March 22, 2022 in collaboration with the Malaysian Upper GI Surgical Society (MUGIS). Dr. Ramesh Gurunathan hosted this 90-minute presentation during which presentations were delivered on ways to minimize leaks after esophagectomy, endoscopic management of leaks and questions were answered from a live audience.
The ISDE wishes to sincerely thank the following individuals for their contributions to this presentation:
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The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus is inviting abstract submissions to the 18th World Congress for Esophageal Diseases being held in Tokyo, Japan from September 26-28, 2022.
The ISDE 2022 World Congress is the event to present your new discoveries and connect with a global network of industry experts in esophageal diseases. As a hybrid Congress, this year's presentations can be either virtual or in-person at the Congress in Tokyo, Japan.
The Congress brings together multiple specialties focused on the clinical management and research of patients with esophageal diseases including basic scientists, physicians, surgeons, other health professionals and members of related industries.
This year we are pleased to be working closely with the Japan Esophageal Society (JES), who will be hosting their annual meeting prior to the ISDE World Congress at the same venue. The programs for both society meetings will be independent and you may choose to attend one or both meetings.
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Deadline: April 30, 2022
The Diseases of the Esophagus Journal hosted a virtual panel for early-career investigators on publishing their research and studies in the Journal. During this live forum Dr. Judy Trieu posed questions to Professor Daniela Molena, Professor Neil Gupta and Professor Vani Konda on ways to identify research questions, secure resources and more. Attendees were invited to join small breakout sessions at the end to share their thoughts and ask questions.
Below is a list of the questions addressed during the presentation.
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The French Association of Esophageal Atresia is welcoming research project proposals aimed at improving the management of esophageal pathologies. Through this award the society wishes to draw the attention of researchers in pathology and raise awareness of the difficulties encountered by physicians who manage esophageal atresia and encourage new avenues of study. Since its creation, the AFAO has awarded 19 research prizes totaling €200,000.
Due to the rare nature of esophageal pathologies, research projects that aim to improve awareness and the treatment of these pathologies are few and far between. Since 2007, the French Association for esophageal atresia (AFAO – Association Francaise de l'Atresie de L'Esophage) has regularly asked for applications for the Prix Fanny-Selena (prior to 2017, the Prix Fanny) in memory of two girls who passed away because of their disease.
The prize has enabled research to be initiated with a clear focus on the esophagus - an essential, functional but under-researched organ.
Deadline for applications is May 15, 2022.
For more information visit https://afao.asso.fr/candidature-prix-fanny-selena-2022-application/
ISDE is committed to promoting the exchange of scientific and medical knowledge of the esophagus among specialists in the field including physicians, surgeons, basic scientists, other health professionals and members of related industries.
The society seeks to encourage basic and clinical research in fields related to the esophagus and to this end will accepts surveys for distribution with our members that fit with the vision/mission of the society. The majority of surveys accepted are research based and have passed a formal vetting process. Only survey’s that seek to investigate or expand on scientific or medical knowledge of the esophagus will be shared.
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The ISDE seeks applications for the next Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Diseases of the Esophagus Journal.
The 2020 Journal Impact Factor™ for Diseases of the Esophagus is 3.429; the journal is ranked 59 out of 92 in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology category.
ISDE is seeking a surgeon with an international reputation and record of academic excellence in clinical research and wide and inclusive knowledge of the field of esophagology to guide DOTE’s development and advancement over the next 4-8 years. The successful application will demonstrate:
Candidates should also have a deep understanding of the challenges faced by the field of esophageal diseases with a passion to build awareness and improve its visibility, expertise in current scientific methodology.
The Co-Editors-in-Chief are supported by the Managing Editor. Additional support and resources are provided by the publishing team at Oxford University Press (OUP) and ISDE Secretariat.
Open Co-Editor Position Description
Applications should include:
Applications should be addressed to Mark Ferguson, Executive Director and sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. All applications will be reviewed by the DOTE Co-Editor-in-Chief Search Committee.
Applications are due no later than January 15, 2022. Interviews will be conducted virtually in February 2022.
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Registries and audits in esophagogastric cancer surgery play an important role in monitoring the quality of care provided to patients. During this webinar an international panel of speakers discussed the importance of registries and shared updates from around the world including set-up, results and the effect registries have had on national or regional outcomes. Panelists also discussed the way research has been incorporated into registries.
Setup and outcomes were shared from NREV (Sweden); NOGCA (England/Wales); EURECCA (Spain); (Canada/USA); (Japan), DUCA (The Netherlands).
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Learn more and network with others around the world at the 2022 ISDE World Congress from September 26-28, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan.
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It is with great pleasure to present a Distinguished Membership of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ISDE) to:
The criteria for this award is “being a distinguished person who has achieved prominence in the field of the esophagus and related diseases, and who has contributed to its advancement”.
Both professors have contributed in an extraordinary way to the ISDE, and the field of esophageal disease. Here are some of their notable achievements.
We thank both André Duranceau and Glyn Jamieson for their time, accomplishments and for advancing our field and leaving a legacy for future generations.
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