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EAS Advanced course on FH - Familial Hypercholesterolaemia in Athens, Greece - Programme
Thursday
13 October 2016
18:00-20:00
Arrivals and Registration
  20:30-23:00 Welcome Dinner
Friday
14 October 2016

08:15-08:30 Welcome address by the course director Alexandros Tselepis, Greece & the president of the Hellenic Atherosclerosis Society Christos Pitsavos, Greece
08:30-09:00 FH Epidemiology
Demosthenes Panagiotakos, School of Health Science and Education, Harokopio University, Greece

09:00-09:30 FH Pathophysiology

Alexandros Tselepis, Dept of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Greece

  09:30-10:00 Functional characterization of mutant genes associated with FH

Steve Humphries, UCL Division of Medicine, UK

  10:00-10:30 Diagnosis of FH

Evangelos Liberopoulos, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece

  10:30-11:00 Discussion
  11:00-11:30  Coffee Break
  11:30-12:00 Imaging of atherosclerosis process in FH

Lale Tokgözoglu, Hacettepe University, Turkey

  12:00-12:30
Prognostic biomarkers for cardiovascular events and total mortality in FH population
Alberico L Catapano, University of Milan, Italy
  12:30-13:00 Statins, FH and diabetes mellitus
Vasilios Kotsis, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

13:00-14:30
Lunch
  14:30-15:00 FH in children

Emilio Ros, University of Barcelona, Spain

  15:00-15:30 Cascade screening introduction and experiences
Euridiki Drogari, 1st Dept of Pediatrics, Medical School, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
  15:30-16:00 Treatment of FH: Diet and hypolipidaemic theraphy
Konstantinos Tziomalos, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

16:00-16:30 Statin intolerance
Vasilios Athyros, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  16:30-17:00
Coffee Break
  17:00-17:30 HomoFH treatment. The role of LDL apheresis
Genovefa Kolovou, Onassis Cardiac Surgery Center, Greece
  17:30-18:00 Pharmacology of PCSK9 inhibitors and other emerging drugs

Alberico L Catapano, University of Milan, Italy

  18:00-18:30
The role of PCSK9 inhibitors in the treatment of FH

Moses Elisaf, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece

  20:30-23.00  Dinner
Saturday
15 October 2016

08:30-09:30 Clinical Workshop: Case presentations and treatment strategies
Evangelos Liberopoulos, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Greece and Konstantinos Tziomalos, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  09:30-10:15 The lipid clinic and organization of FH
Loukianos Rallidis, 2nd Dept of Cardiology, University General Hospital ATTIKON, Greece and Meral Kayıkcıoglu, EGE University, Turkey
 
10:15-10:45  Presentation of the EAS-FHSC initiative and the FH register

Alberico L Catapano, University of Milan, Italy

  10:45-11:15  Presentation from patient society
Athanasios Palidis, Patient Society, LDL Greece
  11:15-11:30  Closing remarks 
  11:30-12:00  Coffee Break 
  12:00  Departure 
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
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