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EAS Advanced course on FH - Preliminary programme
November 30, 2015 19.00-22.00 Arrival, registration and dinner
December 01, 2015 08.30-08.45 Welcome and practicalities
Olov Wiklund, Gothenburg, Sweden
  08.45-09.30 The population burden of FH- The need to close the gap
Kausik Ray, London, UK
  09.30-09.45 Discussion
  09.45-10.30 Genetics of FH and mutation distribution
Stefano Romeo, Gothenburg, Sweden
  10.30-11.00 Break
  11.00-11.45 Diagnosis of FH: Scoring systems and Genetic diagnosis, Polygenic causes of clinical FH
Joep Defesche, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  11.45-11.55 Discussion
  11.55-12.40 Cascade screening introduction and experiences from two countries
Tomas Freiberger, Prague, Czech Republic
Pedro Mata, Madrid, Spain
  12.40-14.00 Lunch
  14.00-14.45 Homozygous FH. Use of apheresis in FH
Handrean Soran, Manchester, UK
  14.45-14.55 Discussion
  14.55-15.25 Treatment of FH: Diet, statin and statin intolerance
Olov Wiklund, Gothenburg, Sweden
  15.25-15.35 Discussion
  16.05-16.35 The role of new lipid lowering drugs
Kausik Ray, London, UK
 FH in children
Albert Wiegman, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

December 02, 2015

  08:30-09:30 Presentation of the EAS-FH Studies Collaboration initiative and the FH register
Antonio J. Vallejo-Vaz, London, UK
  09.30-10.00 The lipid clinic and organization of FH, the role of different participants in the team
Kjettil Retterstol, Norway
  10.00-10.30 Swedish experience from patient society
Gunnar Karlsson, Sweden
  10.30-11.30 Coffee
Presentation of clinical cases
Stefano Romeo, Gothenburg, Sweden
   11.30-12.15  Group discussion


  13.30  Departures
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