ESPGHAN Hepatology Summer School

Application Deadline: 12.03.2018



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 Abnormal liver function tests (Y. MozerGlasberg)
14.40 – 15.10 Approach to a jaundiced infant (J. Jahnel)
15.10 – 15.40 Ascites: first and final symptom (W. van der Woerd)
15.40 -16.10 When to do liver biopsy? (G. Indolfi)

16.10 -16.40 Liver steatosis– what next? (P. Socha)

16.40 - 17.15 Coffee break

17.15-19.00
Session 2: From symptom to diagnosis (H. Woodley)
17.15 – 17.45 Introduction to liver radiology and interventions (H. Woodley)
17.45 – 18:15 What do you expect from pathologist?  (R. Brown)
18:15 – 18.45 Genetic testing and clinical practice (L. D'Antiga)

19.30 Welcome Dinner


DAY 2 (Thursday)
April 19 2018


8.30 – 10.30 Session 3. Cholestatic liver disease 
08.30 – 09.00 Biliary atresia – an overview (P. Czubowski)
09.00 – 09.30 PFIC – medical management (H. Verkade)
09.30 – 10.00 Role of surgeon in cholestatic disorders (P. Kalciński)

10.00 – 10.30 Nutrition in cholestatic liver disease (J Jahnel/S Mancell)
10.30 - 11.00 Case presentation  ( 10 mins each – 5mins + 5 mins)

1. Outcomes and investigations of neonatal jaundice in patients with trisomy 21 referred to a quaternary liver centre (F. Cameron)

2. Neonatal cholestasis (BSEP deficiency) (G. Vasilogiannakis )

3. Jaundice with conjugated hyperbilirubinemia (I. Dijmarescu)



11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break


11.00. – 13.30 Session 4: Metabolic liver diseases 
11.30 - 12.00 Metabolic liver disease- how to investigate (G. Gupte)
12.00 – 12.30 Recent advances in metabolic disorders (D. Hadzic)
12.30 – 13.00 Wilson disease (P. Socha)
13.00 - 13.30 Case presentation x 3 ( 10 mins each – 5mins + 5mins)

1. The first Hungarian patient with LAL-D (D. Vajda)

2. Deterioration of neurological status following penicyllamine therapy in a child with Wilson disease and liver cirrhosis (M. Naorniakowska)

3. Recurrent liver failure caused by dihydrolipoamide dehydrogenase dedicifncy (R. Lippai)


13.30 – 14.30 Lunch (Poster Walk - 10 posters) - F. Smets, Y. Mozer-Glasberg


14.30 – 17.00 Session 5: Miscellaneous 
14.30 – 15.00 Current management of viral hepatitis (G. Indolfi)
15.00 – 15.30 Autoimmune liver disease (D. Hadzic)

15.30 - 16.00 Case Presentation (10 mins each)

1. Management Dilemas in Child with Autoimmune Liver Disease (R. Hizvi)

2. Acute cholestatic hepatitis in a 10-years-old boy diagnosed with seronegative autoimmune hepatitis (D. Serranti)

3. Autoimmune hepatitis and other autoimmune associated disorders in children (A. Nita)


15.00 - 16.10 Coffee break 


16.10 - 16.40 Clinical spectrum of ciliopathies (D. Debray)
16.40 - 17.10 Case Presentation (10 mins each)

1. Case report of neonatal cholestasis, defect in bile acid metabolism (A. Aldana)

2. Hepatogastric fistula (A. Jaya)

3. MRI as a biomarker for Wilson's Disease in Children: Early observations from a larger trial into Paediatric liver disease (K. Janowski)

4. CMPA causing infantile hepatic dysfunction; a case series (K. Winther)


19.00 Dinner

DAY 3 (Friday)
20 April 20 2018

08.30-10.30 Session 6: Complications of chronic liver disease
08.30 - 09.00  Management of portal hypertension (F. Smets)

09.00 - 09.30 Case Presentations (10 Min each)

1. Clinical features of pediatric patients with gastric varices in high complexity hospital in Medellin, Colombia (M. Suarez)

2. An unusual case of portal hypertension (H. Qaimare)

3. Surgical closure of an Abernethy-type malformation (D. Schluckebier)


09.30 – 10.00 Complications of chronic liver disease (D. Debray)
10.00 - 10.30  Case presentation (10 mins each)
1. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and autoimmune hepatitits: two forms of hepatic involvment in Lipodystrophy (A. Ribeiro) 

2. Intestinal failure associated liver disease (M. Misiou) 

3. Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis related to TJP2 mutations: outcome after partial external biliary diversion (Z. Demir) 


10.30 -11.00 Coffee break


11.15 – 11.45 Acute /acute on chronic liver failure  (G. Gupte)
11.45 – 12.15 When to list for liver transplantation (P. Czubowski)
                       Case presentation: Fulminant liver failure after mushrooms poisoning (A. Grama)


12.30 – 13.30 Lunch (Poster Walk - 10 posters) - D. Hadzic, W. van der Woerd

13.30 - 15.30 Session 7: Liver transplantation- management
13.30 -14.00 Surgical aspects of liver transplantation (M. Colledan)

14.00 -14.30 Medical management following liver transplantation (F. Smets)

14-30-15.30 Histopathology of the graft (R. Brown)

15.00-15.30 Case Presentations (10 Min each)
1. Auto-antibody Induced BSEP Deficiency: A Case Report (M. Mercadal Hally) 

2. Biliary diversion following liver transplantation in a child with ATP8B1 defect (M. Pasetti) 

3. 17 year old girl who was liver transplanted because of Wilsons disease (A. Frykman) 


17.30 Dinner

DAY 4 (Saturday)
April 21 2018

09.00 – 11.30 Session 8: Science & study design
09.00 – 10.30 Research proposals (3 proposals- 20 mins each – 5 mins presentation- 15 mins discussion )
10.30 – 11.00 What is hot in Paediatric Hepatology (H. Verkade)
11.00 – 11.30 How to publish an article (J Jahnel, Y Moser-Glasberg, W van der Woerd)


11.30 – 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) (H. Verkade)
12.30-13.00 Current activity and future of SIG (F. Smets)

13.00 Closing remarks, farewell (P. Czubowski)


13.15 Lunch