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8th International Ultrasound Workshop & Symposium in GCA, LVV & PMR

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Holiday Inn Southend

77 Eastwoodbury Crescent

Southend-on-Sea

SS2 6XG

United Kingdom

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Thursday 26 March 2020 SYMPOSIUM DAY 1 MORNING

GCA and FAST TRACK PATHWAY

8.00 – 9.00 Registration

9.00 – 9.10 Welcome

9.10- 9.35 GCA: Is the spectrum of disease changing?

Miguel Gonzalez-Gay, Santander, Spain

9.35 – 10.00 Advances in GCA pathogenesis

Elisabeth Brouwer, Groningen,Netherlands

10.00 – 10.30 GCA & PMR : need for early diagnosis and treatment

Christian Dejaco Graz, Austria

10.30 – 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 – 11.25 Approach to GCA and PMR

Bhaskar Dasgupta, Southend, Uk

11.25- 11.35 FTP, Southend

Fiona Coath, UK

11.35-11.45 FTP, Luton

Vanessa Quick, Luton, UK

11.45-12.05 T2T in PMR and GCA, FTP Genoa, Italy

Dario Camellino, Italy

12.05 – 12.15 GCA Probability score

Abdul Kayani, Southend, UK

1215 – 12.30 Discussion: Setting up FTP

All

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch & poster viewing

Thursday 26 March 2020 SYMPOSIUM AFTERNOON

GCA, PMR and Glucocorticoids

14.00- 14.25 PMR updates

Valerie Devauchelle, Brest, France

14. 25 – 14.50 Corticosteroid burden in PMR & GCA

Frank Buttgereit, Berlin, Germany

14.50 – 15.10 Hot topic-1: Hospitalised PMR

Stavros Chrysidis, Denmark

15.10 – 15.30 Hot topic-2: MERLIN trial

Sarah Mackie, Leeds, UK

15.30 – 15.50 Hot topic-3: PMRGCA UK an update

Wendy Morrison, PMRGCA UK

15.50 – 16.20 Coffee break

16.20 - 16.45 MRI and CT imaging in GCA and LVV

Thorsten Bley Wurzberg, Germany

16.45 – 17.10 Clinical trial updates in GCA & PMR

17.10 – 17.35 Glucocorticoid toxicity index

John Stone, Boston, USA

17.35 – 18.00 Tocilizumab in GCA: clinical experience

Bhaskar Dasgupta, Southend, UK

20.00 Dinner in the 1935 Rooftop Restaurant

Friday 27 March 2020 SYMPOSIUM DAY 2 MORNING

Abstracts & Imaging

8.00 – 9.00 Abstracts session: 6 chosen abstracts for oral presentation

9.00 – 9.20 EULAR imaging recommendations- updates

Lene Terslev, Copenhagen, Denmark

9.20 – 9.40 Role of PET CT in LVV

Berit Nielsen, Aarhus, Demark

9.40- 10.00 Outcomes in LVV

Carl Turressen, Malmo, Sweden

10.00 – 10.20 EULAR LVV Recommendations

Raashid Luqmani, Oxford, UK

10.20- 10.50 Coffee Break

10.50- 11.10 BSR GCA guidelines update

Sarah Mackie, Leeds, UK

11.10 -11.25 US a prognostic tool – TABUL data

Niels Van der Geest, Groningen, Netherland

11.25 – 11.40 HAS-GCA: A novel imaging study

Alwin Sebastian, Southend, UK

11.40 – 12.00 Cases: IgG4 and RPF

12.00 – 12.30 Advances in IgG4 RD

John Stone, Boston, USA

12.30-14.00 Lunch

Friday 27th March WORKSHOP AFTERNOON

Doppler Physics and Ultrasound Adjustments

14.00-14.20 Doppler physics and applications of Doppler ultrasound in GCA

Vanessa Quick, Luton, UK

14.20 – 14.40 Optimizing the use of (colour and duplex) Doppler in vascular ultrasound

Andreas Diamantopoulos, Norway

14.40- 15.10 Introduction and how to correctly adjust your ultrasound equipment to perform a vascular ultrasonographic examination

Wolfgang Schmidt, Germany

15.10 – 15.30 Live demonstration: How to correctly adjust your ultrasound equipment to perform a vascular ultrasonographic examination

Wolfgang Schmidt, Germany

15.30- 16.00 Coffee break

16.00- 18.00 Hands-on-scanning: How to adjust your ultrasound equipment for vascular examination

Faculty and tutors

20.00 Dinner 1935 Rooftop Restaurant


SATURDAY 28 March 2020 WORKSHOP MORNING

Cranial Giant Cell Arteritis

9.00 – 9.30 Ultrasound of the temporal arteries. Technique, pitfalls and pathological findings

Wolfgang Schmidt, Germany

9.30 – 10.00 Live Demonstration: How to examine the temporal arteries

WA Schmidt, Germany

10.00- 12.00 Hands-on-scanning: How to examine the temporal arteries

Faculty

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch

Saturday 28 March 2020 WORKSHOP AFTERNOON

13.00- 15.00 Hands-on-scanning: Cranial giant cell arteritis

Faculty

15.00 – 15.30 Ultrasound of the large vessels. Technique, pitfalls and pathological findings

Andreas Diamantopoulos, Norway

15.30 – 16.00 Live demonstration: How to examine the large vessels

Andreas Diamantopoulos, Norway

16.00- 16.30 Coffee break

16.30 – 18.30 Hands-on-scanning: How to examine the large vessels

Faculty

19.45 Assemble at Reception area Holiday Inn for transport to Gala Dinner

20.00 Gala Dinner at the Royal Hotel Ballroom, Pier Hill

SUNDAY 29 March 2020 WORKSHOP MORNNG

Large Vessel Vasculitis

9.00 – 9.30 The Fast-Track GCA clinic: Saving sight while reducing the costs

Bhaskar Dasgupta, Southend, UK

9.30 – 11.30 Hands-on-scanning: Extra-cranial large vessel vasculitis

Faculty

11.30- 12.00 Closing remarks

Coffee & Lunch

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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