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Welcome to
IBUS Group

We are a group of international experts in bowel ultrasonography / inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) with the objective to establish a continuing education program for interested gastroenterologists who are caring for IBD patients, in order ultimately and to help make the use of this method more widespread.

Our Mission

As a non-profit organization, IBUS aims to advance GIUS research, education and clinical applicability in the area of IBD. This is to ultimately improve personalised patient care and help contribute to management decisions and patient outcomes.

Our Objectives

To promote, sponsor and steer international research efforts in the field of GIUS in IBD.

To cooperate and collaborate with other organisations that share an interest in the field of GIUS in IBD, including medical societies and companies.

To enhance the quality of research in the field of IBD, in both basic science and clinical science (e.g. through the development of IBD study protocols).

To facilitate and promote the education of health care professionals in the field of GIUS in IBD.

To organise international and regional scientific or educational exchange programmes in the field of GIUS in IBD.

To influence the management of IBD through developments, publications, dissemination and teaching of IBD guidelines and other educational material.

To be transparent about IBUS governance, structure, activities, finances and all other IBUS operational matters; thereby ensuring that information is readily available to IBUS Members and the medical, scientific and academic community.