Belgian Society of Internal Medicine

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

18th Annual Congres of Internal Medicine

  • 13 Dec 2013
  • 14 Dec 2013
  • Medical Campus Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Laarbeeklaan 103, Brussels

  • Workshop of general internal medicine
    • EDEMA in a patient with recurrent respiratory infections - Case Report (slides) - A. Soupart, Jolimont Tubize
    • G. Decaux, ULB
    • The patient with cutaneous blisters: an internists approach (slides) - L. Henckaerts, KUL
    • One problem above the diaphragm and one problem below the diaphragm (slides) - W. Meersman, KUL 
    • B. Couturier, B. Vokaer, I. Stoian, F. Corbusier, O. Moens, M. Arvanitakis, M. Delhaye, P. Eisendrath, P. Demetter, E. Cogan (slides)
  • Endocrinology - B. Velkeniers, VUB - D. Maiter, UCL
    • Amiodarone induced thyrotoxicosis treatment (slides) - A. Tonnelier, B. Velkeniers, VUB
    • Pituitary inflammation (slides)

  • Medical emergencies
    • D. Knockaert, KUL (slides)
    • P. Mols, CHU St-Pierre
    • K. Monsieurs, UA (slides)
  • Nephrology
    • K.M. Wissing, VUB (slides)
    • J. Nortier, ULB
    • Y. Pirson, UCL (slides)
    • A. Pozdzik, Clinique Universitaire de Bruxelles, Department of Nephrology, Hôpital Erasme, Departement of Biochemistry, Laboratory of Experimental Nephrology (slides)
  • Infectious diseases - M. Moutschen, ULg - F. Frippiat, ULg - S. Callens, UGent
  • Neurology - A. Jeanjean, UCL - V. Thys, KUL
  • Lecture by the winner of "Best Article 2012":
    "Embryonic stem cell theraphy for endocrine disorders" - S. Costagliola, IRIBHM - ULB - Chair: W. Meersseman, KUL - Ph. Damoiseaux, CH Dinant
  • Infectious diseases: from HCV to CPE - Chair: D. Vogelaers, UGent - Y. Van Laethem, CHU St-Pierre - Speaker: P. Lacor, VUB
  • ANCA Vasculitis - Chair: G. Moorkens, UA - A. Soupart, ULB - Speaker: F. Vandergheynst, ULB
  • Management of liver cirrhosis - Chair: S. Allard, VUB - Ph. Hainaut, UCL - Speaker: J. Henrion, CHU Jolimont
  • Young Internists’ corner - Chair: S. Allard, VUB - L. Bekhir, UCL
  • Investigators’ award 2013 (4 presentations)
    Chair: B. Velkeniers, VUB - G. Decaux, ULB
    • Uptitration of neuohumoral blockers in hospitalized heart failure patients with reduced versus preserved ejection fraction
      F.H. Verbrugge1,2, J. Duchenne1,2, P.B. Bertrand1,2, M. Dupont1, W.H. Wilson Tang3, W. Mullens1,2, 1Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Limburg, Belgium, 2Hasselt University, Diepenbeek, Limburg, Belgium, 3Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    • Do high fractional potassium an dphosphate excretions in hyponatremia indicate its accute character?
      J. Van Laethem1, G. Decaux2, W. Musch1, 1IZZ Site Bracops, Brussels, Belgium, 2Erasme Hospitals, Brussles, Belgium
    • Adiponectin and ischemia-reperfusion injury in ST elevation myocardial infarction patients
      S. Vandamme2, L. De Roeck2, B. Everaert3, M. Claeys 1 1University Hospitals of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 2University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium, 3Lab Celbiology and Histology, Molecular Cardiology, Antwerp, Belgium
    • Relowering sodium after overcorrection of hyponatremia: save the brain. Cases series and literature review
      A. Soupart1,2, G. Decaux2, M. Coffernils1, B. Couturier 2, F. Gankam 2, F. Vandergheynst 2 1Centre Hospitalier de Tubize-Nivelles, Tubize, Belgium, 2Erasmus University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
  • What’s new in hypertension - Chair: E. Bertrand, CHBAH - M. Petrovic, UGent - Speaker: W. Van Biesen, UGent
  • Award ceremony and closing remarks - G. Moorkens, UA

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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