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.

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):