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About the event

It is an honour to invite young rheumatologists and trainees in rheumatology for the 8th EUSTAR course on Systemic Sclerosis.     

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About the event

It is an honour to invite young rheumatologists and trainees in rheumatology for the 8th EUSTAR course on Systemic Sclerosis.       

On behalf of the EUSTAR board and local organizing committee,
Professor Yannick Allanore & Professor Frank van den Hoogen

Local organizing committee:
Frank van den Hoogen
Madelon Vonk
Hanneke Knaapen
Gijs Snijders

This course is organized by Radboudumc &  Sint Maartenskliniek

 

Registration

Registration is open for trainees in rheumatology and rheumatologists.

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Registration

Registration details

Registration is open for trainees in rheumatology and rheumatologists registered as such less than five years, and
  • who are appointed at a EUSTAR centre
  • have not attended a previous EUSTAR course
  • those who do not fulfill these requirements are put on a waiting list and will be contacted after December 1 if places are available.
The registration fee is 100 euros and includes registration and hotel accommodation (including meals). Travel costs are not included. Your registration is final after payment of the registration fee..

Refund Policy

Cancellations received after January 10, 2019 or no-shows will not be given a refund. All balances must be settled upon registration.

Payment

After online registration you will receive an e-mail with a unique html link to our payment system. Payment is possible by (preferably) IDEAL or by debit/creditcard (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro).

Program

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    Day 1 - Thursday

    Day 1 - Thursday February 21st

    13.00 Arrival of participants

    15.00 Welcome

    Yannick Allanore
    Marco Matucci Cerenic

    15.40 The significance of Rheumatology Nijmegen for global Rheumatology
    Frank van den Hoogen

    16.00 State of the art: Pathogenesis of Systemic Sclerosis
    Oliver Distler

    16.30 State of the art: Treatment of Systemic Sclerosis
    Yannick Allanore

    17.00 COFFEE BREAK

    17.15 Classification versus diagnosis of Systemic Sclerosis
    Sindhu Johnson

    17.45 Systemic Sclerosis in the Netherlands
    Madelon Vonk

    18.15 EUSTAR database: practical aspects
    Jerome Avouac

    18.45 Closing

    19.30 - 21.00 DINNER AT LOCATION, followed by informal gathering of participants and teachers


  • Day 2 - Friday

    Day 2 - Friday February 22nd

    Morning program

    07.00 BREAKFAST

    08.00 EUSTAR past & ongoing projects
    Yannick Allanore

    08.30 When does the disease start?
    Marco Matucci Cerenic

    09.00 - 13.00 THE LUNG in Systemic Sclerosis

    09.00 Pulmonary function tests and HR-CTscan: how to interpret?
    Athol Wells

    09.30 How to screen and diagnose Pulmonary Hypertension
    Chris Denton

    10.00 COFFEE BREAK

    10.30 - 13.00 Workshops

    10.30 Presentation of a clinical case: a patient with Systemic Sclerosis and pulmonary fibrosis
    Otylia Kowal Bielecka

    11.10 Presentation of a clinical case: a patient with Systemic Sclerosis and pulmonary hypertension
    Chris Denton

    12.00 The Goh criteria
    Athol Wells

    13.00 LUNCH

    Afternoon program

    14.00 - 18.00 NON LUNG COMPLICATIONS of Systemic Sclerosis


    14.00 Labtests for diagnosis & follow up in Systemic Sclerosis
    Nemanja Damjanov

    14.20 Muscoleskeletal involvement in Systemic Sclerosis
    Britta Maurer

    14.40 Gastrointestinal involvement in Systemic Sclerosis
    Ulf Müller Ladner

    15.00 Kidney involvement in Systemic Sclerosis
    Chris Denton

    15.20 Heart Involvement in Systemic Sclerosis
    Luna Gargani

    15.40  COFFEE BREAK

    16.00 - 18.00 Workshops

    16.00 Presentation of clinical case: a patient with Systemic Sclerosis and myosits or arthritis

    Jerome Avouac

    16.40 Presentation of a clinical case: a patient with Systemic Sclerosis and GI-problems
    Anna M Hoffman Vold

    17.20 Presentation of a clinical case: a patient with Systemic Sclerosis and digital ucerations
    Francesco Del Galdo

    18.00 COFFEE BREAK

    18.15 - 19.15 THE DEBATE
                           Stem cell transplantation in systemic sclerosis: To do or Not to do

    18.15 Pre debate voting

    18.20 Pro: Jaap van Laar

    18.45 Con: Yannick Allanore

    19.10 Post debate voting

    19.30 DINNER AT LOCATION, followed by informal gathering of participants and teachers

  • Day 3 - Saturday

    Day 3 - Saturday February 23rd

    Morning program

    07.00 BREAKFAST

    08.00 - 11.30 THE NAILFOLD in Systemic Sclerosis

    08.00 The significance of nailfold capillaroscopy in Systemic Sclerosis
    Maurizio Cutolo

    08.30 Assessing nailfold capillary abnormalities
    Vanessa Smith

    09.30 COFFEE BREAK

    09.45 Practical course: assessing nailfold abnormalities in patients
    (subgroups of 8 participants, 10 patients with nailfold abnormalities will be present to be examined)
    Vanesse Smith, Maurizio Cutolo, Madelon Vonk, Jeska de Vries, Brigit Kersten, Jacqueline Lemmers, Fleur Poelkens, Hanneke Knaapen

    11.15 Systemic Sclerosis mimicres
    Nico Hunzelmann

    11.45 Patient organisations in Europe
    Annelise Roennow

    12.00 LUNCH

    Afternoon program

    13.00 Transfer by coach to the Sint Maartenskliniek

    13.30 - 16.00 THE SKIN in Systemic Sclerosis

    13.30 Significance of skin scoring in management of Systemic Sclerosis
    Dinesh Khanna

    14.00 How to perform a MRSS? Movie and 'live' examination of a patient
    Madelon Vonk, Laszlo Cziriak

    14.30 Practical course: skin score testing
    (20 subgroups of 4/5 participants, patients with different extents of skin involvement will be present, each group assesses and records skin extent)

    16.00 Comments on skin score testing
    Laszlo Cziriak

    16.15 Transfer by coach to the hotel

    16.45 2016 Updated EULAR recommendations for treatment of Systemic Sclerosis

    Otylia Kowal-Bielecka

    17.05 Non medical interventions in Systemic Sclerosis
    Els van den Ende

    17.25 Ongoing trials and pipeline drugs in Systemic Sclerosis
    Oliver Distler

    17.45 - 18.30  EUSTAR BOARD MEETING

    19.00 Transfer by coach to Nijmegen Centre

    19.30 WALKING DINNER at the Waagh restaurant

    21.30 Transfer by coach to the hotel

    Those who want can stay in Nijmegen Centre and enjoy student life in one of the many cafe’s and taste local beers. Afterwards they can walk back or take a bus or taxi to the Hotel.

  • Day 4 - Sunday

    Day 4 - Sunday February 24th

    Morning program

    07.00 - 08.00 BREAKFAST

    09.00 - 11.20

    • Interactive sessions
    • Sexual (dis)function, fertility and pregnancy in Systemic Sclerosis. Armando Gabrielli
    • Digital ulcers escalating into gangrene: wait and see or amputation? Alexandra Balbir
    • Interstitial Lung Disease: treatment with immunosupresants? Otylia Kowal Bielecka
    11.20 COFFEE BREAK

    11.35 How to measure QOL in Systemic Sclerosis?
    Duska Martinovic

    12.00 - 12.30 CLOSING REMARKS
    Yannick Allanore, Marco Matucci Cerenic, Frank van den Hoogen

Venue

The event will be held at the Van der Valk Hotel in Lent, nearby Nijmegen.

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Venue

The event will be held at the Van der Valk Hotel Nijmegen-Lent, located directly at Nijmegen Lent station. For your journey, it is possible to fly into Schiphol
 


Contact

You can contact us via phone or email.

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Contact

Department of Rheumatology, Radboud university medical center
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