This narrative review summarizes a selection of clinically important novel gastrointestinal developments, presented and discussed at the virtual Gastro Update Europe. The selected topics, fully referenced, reflect what the distinguished faculty considered of vital importance to be communicated to the astute busy gastro-hep clinician who is eager to stay abreast of important novel developments. Whenever appropriate, a personal comment or addition was added to further raise the educational value of this review. Given its narrative character, statements and conclusions are largely expert opinion based. A full reference list of the lectures is included.
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