Eastern Mediterranean Seminar
on General Medicine
for Physicians
23 - 24 November 2019
Amathus Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

SATURDAY 23/11/2019
08:30

Registration and coffee

09:10

Welcome and introduction

09:30

Sepsis Update

Dr Andrew Brent, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

10:00

When to suspect and how to detect endocrine hypertension

Professor Mark Gurnell, Professor of Clinical Endocrinology, University of Cambridge & Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

10:30

Fever in the returning traveller

Dr Andrew Brent, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11:00

COFFEE BREAK

11:30

Polydipsia and Polyuria: something or nothing …?

Professor Mark Gurnell, Professor of Clinical Endocrinology, University of Cambridge & Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

12:00

Photosensitivity: Causes and treatment

Dr Robert Sarkany, Head of Photodermatology, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals

12:30

Statins and Muscle Events

Professor Ali Jawad, Consultant Rheumatologist,Royal London Hospital & St Bartholomew's Hospital

13:00

LUNCH

15:00

OPENING CEREMONY

15:30

Systemic diseases and the skin

Dr Robert Sarkany, Head of Photodermatology,St John’s Institute of Dermatology, Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospitals

16:00

Entrapment Neuropathies

Professor Ali Jawad, Consultant Rheumatologist, Royal London Hospital & St Bartholomew's Hospital


SUNDAY 24/11/2019
09:30

Management of acute liver failure

Professor Julia Wendon, Executive Medical Director & Consultant in Liver Intensive Care, Kings College Hospital, Kings College London

10:00

Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver and Fibrosis

Professor Stefano Romeo, Professor in molecular and clinical medicine, The Wallenberg Laboratory University of Gothenburg

10:30

Differential diagnosis of Jaundice

Professor Julia Wendon, Executive Medical Director & Consultant in Liver Intensive Care, Kings College Hospital, Kings College London

11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:30

Bronchiectasis past, present and future

Professor Adam Hill, Dean of Postgraduate Medicine, NHS Education for Scotland, Westport, Edinburgh

12:00

Community Acquired Pneumonia

Professor Mark Woodhead, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Manchester

12:30

COPD - Presentation and new treatments

Professor Adam Hill, Dean of Postgraduate Medicine, NHS Education for Scotland, Westport, Edinburgh

13:00

LUNCH

15:00

Diagnostic challenges in Tuberculosis

Professor Mark Woodhead, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Manchester

15:30

Managing acute medical problems in pregnancy

Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Professor of Obstetric Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

16:00

Genetic forms of Hyperlipidemia: a translational approach

Professor Stefano Romeo, Professor in molecular and clinical medicine, The Wallenberg Laboratory University of Gothenburg

16:30

Renal Disease in Pregnancy

Professor Catherine Nelson-Piercy, Professor of Obstetric Medicine, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital

17:00

CLOSING REMARKS