Program: Day 1 (May 6, 2016)

8.00–8.10Welcome and Introductions
MIRCIM Co-Chairs: Prof. Akbar Panju, Prof. Paul O’Byrne, Dr. Piotr Gajewski
8.10–8.30Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and emergency cardiovascular care: key messages from new guidelines
Prof. Bernd W. Böttiger (University Hospital Cologne, Cologne, Germany)
8.30–8.50Update on the management of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
Prof. Jeffrey Weitz (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
8.50–9.10How to manage anticoagulation in patients undergoing invasive procedures
Prof. James Douketis (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
9.10–9.30Thrombosis in women
Prof. Shannon Bates (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
9.30–9.50A practical approach to a patient with thrombocytopenia
Prof. John Kelton (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
9.50–10.20Panel Discussion
10.20–10.40Refreshment Break
10.40–11.00Glomerulonephritis: an update
Prof. Jürgen Floege (RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)
11.00–11.20How to manage anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease
Prof. Francesco Locatelli (University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy)
11.20–11.40Mineral and bone disorders in chronic kidney disease: what should the internist know
Prof. Jürgen Floege (RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)
11.40–12.00Hypertension - Facts, fiction and follies
Prof. Franz H. Messerli (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, USA)
12.00–12.30Panel Discussion
12.30–13.30Lunch Break
13.30–14.00How to prevent a cardiovascular event
Prof. Salim Yusuf (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
14.00–14.20Managing NSTE acute coronary syndromes in 2016
Prof. Sanjit Jolly (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
14.20–14.40Acute heart failure: management according to the latest guidelines
Prof. Piotr Ponikowski (Wroclaw Medical University, Wroclaw, Poland)
14.40–14.50Introduction of McMaster Textbook of Internal Medicine for Course Participants
Prof. Roman Jaeschke (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)/Karolina Kopczyńska-Rojek (Medycyna Praktyczna, Poland)
14.50–15.20Panel Discussion
15.20–15.40Refreshment Break
15.40–16.05Hashimoto thyroiditis and other autoimmune diseases of the thyroid gland
Prof. Luigi Bartalena (University of Insubria, Varese, Italy)
16.05–16.25Emerging approaches to the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Prof. Hertzel Gerstein (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
16.25–16.50Bariatric surgery in diabetes and obesity
Prof. Maria Tiboni (McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada)
16.50–17.20Panel Discussion


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