National Conference on Surgical Nutrition, 19th December, 2013, Bardhaman, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Released on: November 25, 2013, 9:15 am
Industry: Healthcare

-- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, Kolkata Regional Center, West Bengal, India will hold a "Conference on Surgical Nutrition", on 19th December 2013 for surgeons, nutritionists, dietitians, doctors and related specializations. The event, which will be held at Sanaskrity Conference Hall, GT Road, Bardhaman, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.

Surgical Nutrition is a multidisciplinary specialty that offers coordinated care, both in hospital and at home, for adults with complex nutritional problems, including the management of home parenteral (intravenous TPN) and enteral (tube feeding) nutrition. Services provided by the Surgery team include comprehensive nutritional assessment, individualized dietary instruction, as well as prescription management and monitoring of complex home-based nutritional therapies. This third conference of IAPEN will provide such a forum for multidisciplinary interaction on surgical nutrition.

There will be an Advanced Training Workshop on "Clinical Nutrition for Surgical Patients" based on The Life Long Learning Initiative of IAPEN. The conference plenary talks include Surgical Diet, Specialized Nutrition Support for Surgical Patients, Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Cardiothoracic nutrition, Surgical Nutrition for General Gastrointestinal and Vascular Surgery Patients, Case Studies etc.

Scientific Paper Presentation: The scientific committee of the IAPEN conference seeks abstracts in the enclosed format for oral presentation on topics relevant to the conference. Accepted abstracts will be published in the proceedings and selected full length papers will be forwarded to The Indian Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition for consideration towards publication. Abstracts need to be sent as an email attachment to The acceptance details will be intimated by email. Author instructions can be downloaded from journal website (

The conference is a great opportunity for the surgeons, clinical nutritionists, doctors and intensivists to learn advanced concepts in Surgical nutrition. To register for this conference, contact Mr Koushik Chatterjee, Consultant Dietician and Regional Officer, Kolkata, 70, Subhaas Palli Road, Bhair Sarbamongala Para, Burdwan-713101, Bardhaman, West Bengal at 0091 9986795754 or For more information about Conference visit

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