National Conference on Surgical Nutrition (NCSN-2013)

Organization: IAPEN Kolkata Regional Center,

Venue: Sanaskrity Conference Hall

Location: Bardhaman, West Bengal, India

Event Date/Time: Dec 19, 2013 / 8:00 am - (GMT +5:30 hours) End Date/Time: Dec 19, 2013 / 5:00 pm - (GMT +5:30 hours)
Registration Date: Dec 13, 2013 Time: 07:00:00(GMT +5:30 hours)
Early Registration Date: Nov 22, 2013 Time: 17:00:00(GMT +5:30 hours)
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 22, 2013 Time: 17:00:00(GMT +5:30 hours)
Paper Submission Date: Dec 12, 2013 Time: 17:00:00(GMT +5:30 hours)
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The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (IAPEN) is an organization in the field of parenteral and enteral nutrition and promotes basic research, clinical research, advanced education, organization of consensus statements about clinical care and quality control.

The National Conference on Surgical Nutrition is hosted and organized by IAPEN - Kolkatta Regional Center on 19 December 2013 at Sanaskrity Conference Hall, GT Road, Bardhaman, 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 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 (


GT Road, Bardhaman
West Bengal


IAPEN Kolkata Regional Center,
The Indian Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
West Bengal