ESPGHAN Baltic Summer School

Application Deadline: 04.09.2016



Registration Fee

Dear Colleagues,


We look forward to welcoming you to Vilnius between 8th and 10th September 2016 for the ESPGHAN Baltic Summer School. Bringing together faculty experts and paediatricians interested in paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition we hope the School will be exciting and educational, generating cross-thematic discussion and debate.


Vaidotas Urbonas


COURSE DATES

The course will start at 13:00 on Thursday 8th of September and will end at 13:00 on Saturday 10th of September.

VENUE

Hotel Amberton Vilnius.
Address: L. Stuokos-Gucevičiaus str. 1, Vilnius 01122, Lithuania
Please find more information on the venue here.

Language: English
Local currency: Euro

ORGANISER
European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN).
Lithuanian Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Vilnius University Medical Faculty Clinic for Children Diseases


LOCAL ORGANISER
Vaidotas Urbonas MD, PhD
Vilnius University Clinic for Children Diseases
Chairman of Lithuanian Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Lithuanian Paediatric Society

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THE ESPGHAN SUMMER SCHOOL?
Candidates with basic training in paediatrics.

The ESPGHAN Baltic Summer School will be a mixture of lectures, discussion, and case presentations by the participant and the Faculty with questions.

Participants interested in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, possibly few from neighboring regions.


Application

Participants should prepare a case presentation (10 min + 5min. discussion) and upload them together with the registration form.




We thank our EPP Partners for their support:

For more information on our Educational Partner Programme please click on the logos below.

Faculty


Vaidotas Urbonas, Lithuania (uvaidas@cheerful.com)
Nikhil Thapar, UK (n.thapar@ucl.ac.uk)
Piotr Socha, Poland (P.Socha@IPCZD.PL)
Raanan Shamir, Israel (shamirraanan@gmail.com)
Alexandra Papadopoulou, Grecee (papadop5@otenet.gr)
Alfredo Guarino, Italy (alfredo.guarino@unina.it)
Jernej Dolinšek, Slovenia (jernej_dolinsek@hotmail.com)


DAY 1


Thursday, September 8, 2016


Arrival of participants and faculty


13.00 - 13.30 Registration


13.30–13.40

Welcome (Vilnius University Pro-Rector Rimantas Jankauskas, Vaidotas Urbonas)


13.40–14.40

Gastroesophageal reflux in children. (Gabor Veres)


H. pylori infection in children – to treat or not to treat. (Vaidotas Urbonas)


14.40–15.10

Case presentations (participants):
•    Rūta Janušaitienė(Lithuania)
•    Julija Žalytė (Lithuania)


15.10–15.40 Coffee break


15.40–16.00

Welcome and Introduction to ESPGHAN. (Raanan Shamir)


16.00–18.00

Acute gastroenteritis in children. (Alfredo Guarino)

Current ESPGHAN guidelines


Acute pancreatitis in children. (Gabor Veres)


Healthy nutrition in the first year of life. (Raanan Shamir)

Importance of breast feeding.


Complimentary feeding. (Raanan Shamir)


18.00–19.15

Case presentations (participants)
    Jelena Sergejeva (Latvia)
•    Jūratė Radvilavičienė (Lithuania)
•    Inga Vainumäe (Estonia)
•    Rūta Kučinskienė (Lithuania)
•    Jolita Statkuvienė (Lithuania)


19.30  Welcome reception/dinner

Old Green House (L.Stuokos-Guceviciaus 5)


DAY 2

Friday, September 9, 2016


09.00- 10.30

Irritable bowel syndrome in childhood (Nikhil Thapar)


Coeliac disease (Jernej Dolinsek)
epidemiology, pathogenesis diagnostic approach, treatment, role of patient organisations

10.30-11.00    Coffee break

11.00-12.30  
Metabolic liver disease (Piotr Socha)

Acute pancreatitis in children (Gabor Veres)

Other food intolerances (Jernej Dolinsek)

12.30-13.30
Case presentations (participants)

•    Birutė Skerlienė (Lithuania)
•    Agnė Giedraitytė (Lithuania)
•    Kristina Zagorskienė (Lithuania)
•    Skirmantė Brazdeikytė (Lithuania)

13.30-14.30    Lunch

14.30-16.00
Probiotics in paediatric gastroenterology (Alfredo Guarino)

Neonatal cholestasis (Piotr Socha)

ESPGHAN guidelines on the management of cows´s milk protein allergy (Alexandra Papadopoulou)

16.00-16.30

Case presentations (participants)

16.30-17.00 Coffee break

17.00-18.30

Inflammatory bowel disease in children: (Alexandra Papadopoulou)
 epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic approach, treatment options.

IBD epidemiology and situation in Lithuania (Ruta Kucinskiene)

18.30-19.00
Case presentations (participants)
•    Kärt Simre (Estonia)
•    Kseniya Yurchyk (Belarus)

19.00 - 22:00 Reception and dinner

"Vilnius University Coffee"

Day 3


Saturday, Septemebr 10, 2016


08.30-10.00

How to write an abstract? (Nikhil Thapar)

Eosinophilic esophagitis: (Alexandra Papadopoulou)
epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnostic approach and treatment options.


Nutrition support and enteral nutrition (Raanan Shamir)


10.00-10.30    
Case presentations (participants)
•    Rulla Al-Araji (United Kingdom)
•    Živilė Makselienė (Lithuania)

10.30-11.00    Coffee break

11.00-12.00    

Acute liver failure. (Piotr Socha)


GIT foreign bodies in children (Jernej Dolinsek)

12.00-13.30

Recurrent abdominal pain. (Alexandra Papadopoulou)

What can ESPGHAN do for you? (Jernej Dolinsek)

Final evaluation and conclusion remarks. (Jernej Dolinsek)

13.30-14.30    Lunch


Return home


Please find follwing the Event Report on the ESPGHAN Baltic Summer School:

We thank our EPP Partners for their support:
For more information on our Educational Partner Programme please click on the logos below.