Belgian Society of Internal Medicine

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

17th Annual Congres of Internal Medicine

  • 07 Dec 2012
  • 08 Dec 2012
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Workshops and joint meetings Friday December 7th, 2012

 

  • Workshop of general internal medicine (slides) - M. Lambert, UCL - A. Soupart, Jolimont Tubize
  • When to think about metabolic disorders in adulthood? (slides) - W. Meersseman, KUL
  • update in General Internal Medicine (slides) - S. Vanderschueren, KUL
  • Endocrinology - B. Velkeniers, VUB - D. Maiter, UCL
  • Nephrology - Hypertension - J.M. Billiouw, OLV Aalst - I. Becaus, OLV Aalst - J. Nortier, ULB
  • Current Status of euthanasia in Belgium (slides) - P. Cras, Neurology & Ethics Comittee, UH & UA
  • Refusal of treatment (slides) - P. Cras, Neurology & Ethics Comittee, UH & UA
  • Basis for Ethical reflexion (slides) - O. Descamps, Comité d'éthique, Jolimont Tubize
  • Case Analysis (slides) - O. Descamps, Comité d'éthique, Jolimont Tubize
  • New Drug intervention (slides) - S. De Wit, CHU St-Pierre - D. Vogelaers, UGent
  • Towards a cure... ? (slides) - S. De Wit, CHU St-Pierre
  • Antiretroviral drugs and hiv prophylaxis: PEP, PrEP and TasP (slides) - P. Lacor,VUB
  • Rare infectious diseases in the ED (slides) - D. Knockaert, KUL
  • Chest Pain and Medical Emergencies (slides) - P. Mols, CHU St-Pierre

Plenary Sessions Saturday December 8th, 2012

  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica and Giant cell Arteritis (slides) - D. Blockmans, KUL - Chair: D. Vogelaers, UGent - W. Meersseman, KUL
  • Update in Tuberculosis (slides) - Y. Van Laethem, CHU St Pierre - Chair: E. Bertrand, CHBAH – S. Vanderschueren, KUL
  • A new era in Anticoagulation - Ph. Hainaut, UCL
  • Young Internists’ corner: Interactive discussion of difficult cases - S. Allard, P. Lacor, VUB
  • The misuse of the host coagulation system by Staphylococcus aureus: a potential novel target for treatment? (slides) - T. Vanassche, W. Peetermans, P. Verhamme, Department of Internal Medicine, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium - Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
  • Hyponatremia associates with mortality in virologically supressed HIV patients. (slides) - F. Gankam Kengne, H. Drechsler, N. Maalouf, R. Bedimo, University of Texas Medical Center, Dallas, USA - Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
  • Initiation of an anal cancer screeningin HIV+ MSM (men who have sex with men): results of cytology, biopsy and determination of risk factors. (slides) - A. Libois, F. Feoli, M. Nkuize, M. Delforge, S. De Wit, N. Clumeck, CHU Saint-Pierre, Brussels, Belgium - Bordet Institute, Brussels, Belgium
  • Study of inappropriate prescription for elderly hospitalized people: using the STOPP-START screening tool. (slides) - A.-S. Perick, V. Lesage, O. Ddescamps - Jolimont Hospital, Haine-Saint-Paul, Belgium
  • Immunotherapy in Leukemia (slides) - A. Van De Velde, UA - Chair: Ph. Damoiseaux, Dinant – M. Petrovic, UGent
  • Lecture by the winner of the prize “best Belgian clinical article 2011 in internal medicine”.
    JAMA. 2011 4;305(17):1777-85. “Fatal and nonfatal outcomes, incidence of hypertension, and blood pressure changes in relation to urinary sodium excretion.” By Stolarz-Skrzypek K, Kuznetsova T, Thijs L, Tikhonoff V, Seidlerová, J, Richart T, Jin Y, Olszanecka A, Malyutina S, Casiglia E, Filipovský J, Kawecka-Jaszcz K, Nikitin Y, Staessen JA;
    European Project on Genes in Hypertension Investigators Salt reduction in the general population: recommendations to be taken cum grano salis
    Presenting author: J. Staessen, KUL

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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