The Pediatrician’s Role in Identifying and Understanding Fabry Disease

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Robert J. Hopkin, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine - Discussing the unique challenges in identifying Fabry disease and what key signs and symptoms of which pediatricians should be aware - The importance of family history and genotyping - Understanding the differences of Fabry disease in males and females - Enzyme replacement therapy - Organ specific treatment and symptom management - Treatment for Fabry disease is a complex subject

The Pediatrician’s Role in Understanding and Diagnosing Gaucher Disease

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Dr Pramod Mistry, MD, PhD, FRCP, Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Lysosomal Disease Center and Gaucher Disease Treatment - Introduction on Gaucher disease, the first subtype of lysosomal storage diseases that had an effective enzyme replacement therapy. Discuss current diagnostic methods. Give pediatricians a basic understanding of the main diagnostic procedures for Gaucher disease to prevent costly delays in diagnosis that prevent patients from prompt treatment. Consequences of delayed diagnosis and treatment.

When common complaints are the signs of Lysosomal Storage Diseases

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At the end of the Session participants will: (1) Understand the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases. (2) Have the ability to identify the key diagnostic features and differentiate them from more common diseases. (3) Evaluate the ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.

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UMA RAMASWAMI
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ATHIMALAIPET RAMANAN
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8th Excellence in Pediatrics, London 8-10 December 2016
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Practical advice on spotting the signs of Rare Diseases and Chronic Conditions in the everyday practice

When Common Complaints are the Signs of Lysosomal Storage Diseases – Identifying LSDs

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Dr. Amel Karaa, Clinical Director, Lysosomal Storage Diseases Program, Massachusetts General Hospital & Instructor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Aimed at frontline pediatric healthcare professionals, attendees will acquire a better understanding of the signs and symptoms of lysosomal storage diseases (LSDs) including the ability to identify the key diagnostic features of LSDs and differentiate them from more common diseases. Pediatricians will learn the appropriate ‘next steps’ to take after a diagnosis and how to maximize treatment for the patient.

The 7th EXCELLENCE IN PEDIATRICS Conference has been a great success

The 7th Excellence in Pediatrics Conference has offered a unique educational experience to all delegates and faculty members. The preliminary results from the collected session evaluation cards and the feedback forms completed by the delegates showing that the 7th Excellence in Pediatrics has achieved the educational targets and has delivered high quality content to improve everyday practice. Visit the photo gallery to have a glimpse of EIP’s atmosphere and experience.

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The 7th Excellence in Pediatrics Conference has offered a unique educational experience to all delegates and faculty members. Visit the photo gallery and have a glimpse of EIP’s atmosphere. Sessions webcasts will be available in EIP Institute Library by 1 February 2016  

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Lysosomal Storage Diseases Clinical Recognition, Diagnosis and Management

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Lysosomal Storage Diseases
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This is an accredited eLearning course. User engagement 1 Hour. The course covers the assessment of lysosomal storage diseases, their prevalence and lifetime consequences. Learn how lysosomal storage diseases matter, and what their underlying causes are.

2015 Excellence in Pediatrics Conference Testimonial Video Now Online!

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Experience the atmosphere, speakers and sessions from the the 7th edition of the Annual Excellence in Pediatrics Conference that took place in London in December 2015. Hear what EIP’s international delegates thought of the conference and see why 85% of attendees will be changing the way they practice after attending the meeting. With the 8th edition of the conference taking place in London from 8-10 December 2016, the video gives you a great summary of why you should attend Excellence in Pediatrics this year.


 


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