ESPGHAN Hepatology Summer School

Application Deadline: 28.02.2018



Registration Fee

Registration Fee (50.00€)


Venue
„Pan Tadeusz” Hotel, Serock

www.hotelpantadeusz.pl


The course takes place in Pan Tadeusz Hotel, which is located at the picturesque bank of Narew river. There is a nice route along the river giving oportunity for walks, jogging or bike rides.

Transportation
The venue is within approximately one hour drive from Chopin Airport in Warsaw and 30 minutes from Modlin Airport. Transportation from and to the the Chopin and Modlin airports will be organized.  

Local organizer
Piotr Czubkowski MD, PhD
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Nutritional Disturbances and Pediatrics
The Children’s Memorial Health Institute

Course faculty
Members of the ESPGHAN Hepatology Committee, and other experts as needed, pathologist, radiologist, paediatric surgeon.

Educational goals
•    to provide an updated knowledge on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of the most common liver diseases in children ;
•    to provide well-founded advice for the management of these children and referral criteria

Educational methods
•    topics presented by expert paediatric hepatologists from various European centres, leaving enough time for discussion with maximum interactivity including voting system
•    case reports previously submitted by participants, and discussed together
•    split groups workshops

After the summer school, the participants should
•    have a complete overview of paediatric hepatology;
•    have a current practical knowledge about the approach to children with liver diseases
•    be able to discuss scientific literature on paediatric hepatology

Application procedure
Access to the workshop is subject to application. Submition of case report abstract is mandatory.

Registration fee : 50 euros
The registration fee includes:
•    Pedagogic documentation
•    Residential package including : 3 nights accommodation in a twin room from April 18 - 21 including meals (3 breakfast buffet; 4 lunches; 3 dinners; coffee-breaks)

Limited number of participants (45). Register in advance to secure your seat.

Applicants are
•    Paediatricians with a special interest in hepatology;
•    Junior paediatricians working in specialized units of paediatric hepatology;
•    General paediatricians (generally hospital-based) wanting to increase their knowledge / awareness of liver diseases;
•    Application should include: an abstract of case report, a short CV, and a motivation letter.



Abstract Submission Guidelines:

Language : English 

Abstract word count : maximum 400  

Title length: inclusive in total word count  

Tables : maximum 2 

Figure maximum 1  

Details of authors: presenters name to be included and underlined 

Number of coauthors : no restriction  

Who can present : no restriction , but any of the coauthors can present but should be registered for the conference can present . Should have a medical / allied health professional background 

What can be submitted: case report or original work   

Trial design abstract may be considered at the discretion of the abstract selection committee  

Presenting author of the abstract should be registered for the meeting and full payment should be done prior to the meeting 

Presentation: oral or poster; the authors will be notified about selection      


DAY 1 (Wednesday)
April 18
Arrival
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 Welcome, opening
14.10-16.00


Session 1: Introduction
14.10 – 14.40 Liver in chronic and acute conditions – is there room for recovery
14.40 – 15.10 Introduction to liver radiology and interventions
15.10 – 15.40 What do you expect from pathologist?
15.40 -16.10 Genetic testing and clinical practice

16.10 - 16.30 Coffee break

16.30-19.00
Session 2: From symptom to diagnosis
16.30 – 17.00 Liver steatosis – what next?
17.00 – 17.30 Ascites: first and final symptom
17.30 – 18.00 Jaundiced child
18.00 – 18.30 Abnormal liver tests
18.30 – 19.00 When to do liver biopsy?

20.00 Welcome Dinner


DAY 2 (Thursday)
April 19 2018


8.30 – 10.30 Session 3. Cholestatic liver disease
08.30 – 09.00 Approach to neonatal cholestasis
09.00 – 09.30 Biliary atresia – how to improve the outcomes
09.30 – 10.00 Histopathology in cholestasis
10.00 – 10.30 Role of surgeon in cholestatic disorders

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break


11.00. – 13.00 Session 4: Metabolic liver diseases
11.00 - 11.30 Medical management and long-term outcomes in metabolic liver diseases
11.30 – 12.00 Update on mitochondrial disorders
12.00 – 12.30 Wilson disease
12.30 – 13.00 Metabolic indications for liver transplantation

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch


14.00 – 16.30 Session 5: Chronic liver disease
14.00 – 14.30 Long-term consequences of CLD
14.30 – 15.00 Management of portal hypertension
15.00 – 15.30 Nutrition in CLD
15.30 – 16.30 When and how to list for LTx

16.30 -17.00 Coffee break


17.00 – 19.30 Interactive case presentations

20.00 Dinner

DAY 3 (Friday)
20 April 20 2018

08.30-10.30 Session 6: Acute liver failure
08.30 - 09.00 Acute liver failure
09.00 - 09.30 Controversies in medical management of ALF
09.30 – 10.00 Acute-on-chronic liver failure
10.00 – 10.30 Prognosis and timing for liver transplantation

10.30 -11.00 Coffee break


11.00 – 13.00 Session 7: Science & study design
11.00 – 11.30 What is hot in pediatric hepatology
11.30 – 13.00 From study design to good publication

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 -17.00 Interactive case presentations

17.00 Dinner

DAY 4 (Saturday)
April 20 2016


08.30 – 10.00 Session 8: Miscellaneous and transplantation
08.30 – 09.00 Current management of viral hepatitis
09.00 – 09.30 Clinical spectrum of ciliopathies
09.30 – 10.00 Autoimmune liver disease
10.00 – 10.15 Coffee break
10.15-10.45 Complications of immunosuppression
10.45-11.15 Histopathology of the graft
11.15-11.45 Surgical complications after liver transplantation

11.45 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00 – 13.00 Session 10: Update on multicentre projects. Opportunities for co-operation
12.00-12.30 Update on multicentre projects (ERN, GIGOLO, NAPPED)
12.30-13.00 Current activity and future of SIG

13.00 Closing remarks, farewell


13.15 Lunch


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