Pediatric FH

3rd EAS Pediatric Familial Hypercholesterolemia symposium

25th of May 2019, Maastricht, the Netherlands

This event will take place in the Crown Plaza Hotel (Address: De, Ruiterij 1, 6221 EW Maastricht) 

Register for FREE here

Registration will close on May 22, 2019

Organized by: Dr A. Wiegman and Dr J. Roeters van Lennep

09.00-09.05 Welcome and Introduction
Symposium Pediatric FH Worldwide (Joep Defesche and Meeike D Kusters)
09.05-09.30 Introduction and Clinical Decision Support tool – Michal Vrablik
09.30-09.50 The Italian Experience – Ornella Guardamagna
09.50-10.10 The Japanese Experience- Mariko Harada-Shiba 
10.10-10.30 The (homozygous) Israeli Experience – Eldad Dann
10.30-10.55 Which FH pat is at highest CVD risk? – Amy Peterson
10.55-11.10 Coffee break
11.10-11.30 The need to detect early – Bert Wiegman
11.30-11.50 Results International Children’s registry – Uma Ramaswami
11.50-12.10 Update treatment pediatric homozygous FH – Jeanine Roeters van Lennep

Lipiprotein apheresis for homozygous FH in childhood: first results from an international registry – Ilse Luirink

12.30-13.30 Lunch
Miscellaneous (Barbara Hutten and Euridiki Drogari)
13.30-13.50 High lipoprotein (a) in childhood and its consequence – Florian Kronenberg
13.50-14.10 Update on LAL-deficiency​ and other FH phenocopies – Mafalda Bourbon
14.10-14.30 Nutrition in preventing high cholesterol – Kirsten Holven
14.30-14.45 Tea break
Symposium Universal Cholesterol Screening (Petri Kovanen and Tomas Freiberger)
14.45-15.05 Universal screening 1-2yr olds (UK) (vaccination) – Steve Humphries
15.05-15.25 Universal screening 5yr olds (Slov) (yrs of experience) – Urh Groselj
15.25-15.45 Universal screening in 9-11 yr olds (USA) – Sam Gidding

Panel discussion Universal cholesterol screening

  • Expert population screening – above three speakers
16.30-17.30 Network drinks


*The symposium is free of charge for all delegates. Please note that a no-show fee of €100  will be charged if you cancel your participation later than Friday 17 May or do not show up at the symposium.

The 3rd EAS Pediatric Familial Hypercholesterolemia symposium is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and is designated for a maximum of, or up to, 5 European external CME credits (ECMEC®). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS):