Pediatric FH

3rd EAS Pediatric Familial Hypercholesterolemia symposium

25th of May 2019, Maastricht, the Netherlands

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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)
09.05-09.25 The Italian Experience – Ornella Guardamagna
09.25-09.45 The Japanese Experience – Mariko Harada-Shiba
09.45-10.05 The (homozygous) Israeli Experience – Eldad Dann
10.05-10.30 Which FH pat is at highest CVD risk? – Amy Peterson
10.30-10.50 The need to detect early – Bert Wiegman
10.50-11.10 Coffee break
11.10-11.30 Results International Children’s registry – Uma Ramaswami
11.30-11.50 Clinical Decision Support tool: IAS Register – Michal Vrablik
11.50-12.10 Update treatment pediatric heterozygous FH – Ilse Luirink
12.10-12.30 Drug treatment in homozygous FH – Jeanine Roeters van Lennep
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 (Gerald Watts 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 four speakers
  • Cochrane update – Petri Kovanen
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.