Belgian Society of Internal Medicine

aims to foster the development, dissemination, research and education of internal medicine in Belgium.

15th Annual Congres of Internal Medicine

  • 03 Dec 2010
  • 04 Dec 2010
  • -
Workshops and joint meetings Friday December 3rd, 2010
  • General Internal Medicine (slides) - S. Vanderschueren, KUL
  • Case 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 - G. Decaux, ULB
  • 4 cases in a box (slides) - W. Meersseman, KUL
Endocrinology
  • A special case of auto-immune polyglandular syndrome. - B. Velkeniers, VUB
  • Diagnostic approach of gynaecomastia in the young male adult. (slides) - D. Maiter, UCL
  • Low TSH concentration: should we care about it? (slides) - B. Velkeniers, VUB
  • Alterations of the thyroid functions tests: it is not always the thyroid! (slides) - D. Maiter, UCL
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (slides) - B. Velkeniers, VUB
  • Typing a diabetes in 2010. Is it easy? (slides) - D. Maiter, UCL
  • Anti-thyroid auto-immunity and infertility. (slides) - B. Velkeniers, VUB - K. Poppe, VUB
Joint meeting with the Belgian Working Group of Angiology
  • Unusual deep vein thrombosis (slides) - K. Von Kemp, VUB
  • Acral vascular disorder (slides) - J. Wautrecht, ULB
Joint meeting with the Belgian Society of Oncology
  • Understanding and managing the side effects of molecular-targeted therapies in solid tumors (slides) - A. Awada, Jules Bordet Institute
  • B-Raf inhibitors in melanoma (slides) - J. Baurain, UCL
  • Hormonal treatment in the adjuvant and metastatic setting in prostate cancer (slides) - D. Schrijvers, UCL
  • Chemotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer - J. Machiels, UCL
  • Role of taxanes in the adjuvant treatment of breast cancer: roel of sequence and ER status - H. Wildiers, LKI
  • Targetted treatment in non-small cell lung cancer - J. De Grève, VUB
  • Hedgehog inhibitors in basal cell cercinoma (slides) - L. Dirix, Iridium Kanker Netwerk
Radiology for the internist
  • Indications for MR emergency imaging in cerebro-spinal pathology (slides) - T. Stadnik, VUB
  • Side-by-side comparison between chest radiography and multidetector CT. A pictorial review in patients addressed for dyspnea (slides) - E. Coche, UCL
  • Tools and strategies in diagnostic abdominal imaging (slides) - D. Vanbeckevoort, KUL
Nephrology
  • Hypertensions (slides) - I. Becaus, OLV Aalst
  • Chronic kidney disease: screening and follow-up (slides) - W. Van Biesen
  • The central venous catheter as vascular access in hemodialysis: wolf in a sheepskin? (slides) - J. Billiouw, OLV Aalst
Plenary Sessions Saturday December 4th, 2010
  • How to manage hyponatremia (slides) - G. Decaux, ULB
  • Tumor revision: from the theory and the experiments to the bedside of patients - A. Telerman, Paris, France
  • How evident is Evidence-based medicine (slides) - R. Mertens, Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre
  • An intriguing case of weight loss: interactive discussion -
    Young internists' corner
  • Clinical and biological to the diagnosis of tropical diseases (slides) - F. Van Gompel, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp
  • Guidelines for colorectal screening (slides) - A. Van Gossum, ULB
Investigators Award lectures
  • HIV viral load decay after initiation of HAART: is 'time to undetectability' (TTU) a valuable clinical parameter? (slides) - E. Motté et al. (Department of Internal Medicine, Aids-Reference Centre, UZ Brussel, Brussels, Belgium)
  • Improvement of mineral status in hemodialysis patients in Jolimont between November 2009 and August 2010 (slides) - B. Seront et al. (Jolimont Hospital, Haine Saint Paul, Belgium)
  • Left artrial appendage thrombus detection in patients with atrial fibrillation: comparison between multidetector computed tomography and transesophageal echocardiography: a pilot study (slides) - H. Rouvière et al. (Jolimont Hospital, Haine Saint Paul, Belgium)
  • CD4+ T-cell-inducing HIV vaccines may have an impact on viral control. Clues from cytokines produced by CD4+ T-cells from HIV infected patients and vaccinated seronegative volunteers (slides) - E. Van Braeckel et al. (Center for Vaccinology, Ghent University and Hospital, Ghent, Belgium)
  • Is TIMI-Score predictive of long-term cardiovascular events in young patients suffering of ST-segment elevationmyocardial infarction? A single hospital study.(slides) - L. Gerard et al. (Jolimont Hospital, Haine Saint Paul, Belgium)
  • Circulating tumour cells in peripheral and central venous blood of patients with metastatic breast cancer. (slides) - D. Peeters et al. (Translational Cancer Research Group Antwerp, Laboratory of pathology GZA Hospitals, Sint-Augustinus/University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium)

PRESIDENT


Patrick Lacor, MD
General Internal Medicine
U.Z. V.U.B.
Brussels
Belgium

SECRETARY


Sabine Allard, MD
General Internal Medicine U.Z. V.U.B.
Brussels
Belgium

TREASURER


G. Decaux, MD
Erasme Hospital
Brussels
Belgium


VICE PRESIDENT


TBD
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