FRIDAY 19 MARCH 2021

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09:00-10:15

PLENARY 3: CHILDREN, TEENS AND THEIR DOCTORS IN TODAY'S SOCIETY

Chairs: Martine Cools (UZ Gent) & Tyl Jonckheer (VBS/GBS, GZA Sint-Vincentius Ziekenhuis)

 

P7. Patient Testimony

 

P8. Parental guardianship and the child's right to personal autonomy: Do parents always know best?

Pieter Cannoot, UG, Human rights specialist

 

P9. The paediatrician as counsellor in problematic parenting situations

Marina Danckaerts, Child and adolescent psychiatrist, University Hospital Leuven

 

P10. Genetic testing in children for carriership of hereditary conditions: The child's right to an open future
Isabelle Maystadt, Medical geneticist, UNamur and IPG

 

 

10:15-11:15

COFFEE BREAK, ONLINE POSTERS

   

10:30 - 11:00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

MSD

TITLE TO BE CONFIRMED

 

Title to be confirmed
Stefaan Van Lierde, Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis Tienen

 

 

11:15-12:45

PARALLEL SUBSPECIALITY SESSIONS 2, PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING PANEL DISCUSSION 2

 

E. WHAT’S NEW IN GASTRO-ENTEROLOGY, NUTRITION, METABOLICS AND SURGERY?

Chairs: Isabelle Paquot (CHC Liège) & Dirk Vervloessem (ZNA Antwerpen)

 

E1. Blended food

Noortje Kelder, The Netherlands

 

E2. New technologies in Pediatric Surgery

Henri Steyaert, ULB HUDERF

 

E3. Advances in newborn screening in Belgium

Philippe Goyens, Laboratory of Pediatrics, ULB-VUB

 

E4. How to diagnose progressive multi-systemic storage diseases? The FIND project

Patrick Verloo, UZ Gent

 

 

 

F. WHAT’S NEW IN DERMATOLOGY AND GENETICS?

Chairs: Mieke Martens (AZ Turnhout) & Benoit Brasseur (Clinique Saint-Pierre Ottignies)

 

F1. Clinical cases from the North         
Hannelore De Maeseneer, OLV Aalst

 

F2. Hair Cycle disorders
Jean-Jacques Stene, ULB-CHU St-Pierre 

 

F3. Clinical cases from the South     
Cathérine Draguet, CHU Dinant                                           

 

F4. Dermatopediatrics Expanscience Prize 2022
Vincent Bernier, CHC Liège

 

 

 

G. WHAT’S NEW IN HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY AND NEPHROLOGY?

Chairs: Elena Levtchenko (UZ Leuven) & An Van Damme (UCL Saint-Luc)

 

Hemoglobinopathy:

 

G1. Gene therapy in hemoglobinopathies       

Alice Ferster, ULB HUDERF

 

G2. Renal involvement in sickle cell disease

Jacques Lombet, ULiège

 

Complement anomalies:

 

G3. Complement disorders, diagnosis and therapy
Filomeen Haerynck, UZ Gent

 

Genetic innovation in diagnostic and care:

 

G4. Genes, what’s the innovation in nephrology? 

Karin Dahan, ULB-UCL, IPG

 

 

 

H. WHAT’S NEW IN PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE AND EMERGENCY MEDICINE?

Chairs: Annick De Jaeger (UZ Gent) & Marie-Christine Seghaye (ULiège)

 

H1. Prevention of pain and anxiety on the pediatric emergency department: what's new and what's coming?
Gerlant Van Berlaer, UZ Brussel

 

H2. PIMS-TS: a new pediatric clinical entity

Jef Willems, UZ Gent

 

H3. How to resuscitate children during the Covid-19 pandemia

Dominique Biarent, ULB HUDERF

 

Q&A

 

 
 

PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING DISCUSSION PANEL 2: ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF PAEDIATRICS

Chair: Daphné Vens (ULB)

 

PD1. Artificial Intelligence in paediatric diagnosis: a promising tool

Emmanuel Lacombe and Benjamin Sohier (ULB)

 

PD2. Keynote speaker: Artificial Intelligence in paediatrics: an engineer perspective

Hugues Bersini, Co-Director Iridia (ULB)

  Discussion and debate around the impact of Artificial Intelligence on paediatric health and health care worker
   

12:45-14:00

LUNCH AND ONLINE POSTERS 

 

 

12:45-13:30

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

13:05 - 13:50
NOVARTIS

WHAT IF A FEVER IS NOT AN INFECTION: WHEN TO THINK OF AUTO-INFLAMMATORY DISEASES?
Chair: Laurence Goffin (HUDERF)
  Introduction
Laurence Goffin, HUDERF-CHIREC
  The child with prolonged fever
Joke Dehoorne, UZ Gent
  The child with relapsing/recurrent fever
Lien De Somer, UZ Leuven
  Conclusion, Q&A
   

13:30-14:00

ONLINE POSTER WALK (PW22 –PW42)

 

POSTER WALK 4: GENERAL PAEDIATRICS

Chairs: Nicolas Lefèvre (ULB HUDERF) & Françoise Vermeulen (ULB ERASME)

  PW 28. The European paediatric clinical trials network conect4children: activities of the Belgium National Network and its progression
E. Degraeuwe, UZ Gent
  PW 23. Parental experience and emotional well-being in families with a child with a chronic disease during the COVID 19 pandemic
E. Van Hoecke, UZ Gent
  PW 24. The effect of a multidisciplinary weight loss program on renal circadian rhythm in obese adolescents
S. Dejonckheere, UZ Gent
  PW 26. Urinary  Incontinence in The Obese Population: Characteristics and Therapy-Outcome
L. Dierickx, Universiteit Gent
   

 

POSTER WALK 5: ENDOCRINOLOGY/MISCELLANEOUS

Chairs: Claudine Heinrichs (ULB HUDERF) & Inge Gies (UZ Brussel)

 

PW 29. Long-term endocrine and reproductive outcome of adolescent and young adult men born small for gestational age with non-syndromic hypospadias
L. Tack, UZ Gent

 

PW 30. Diagnostic dilemma of a suppressed serum TSH in a female teenager with an asymptomatic goiter.
S. Ryckx, ZNA Koningin Paola Kinderziekenhuis Antwerpen

 

PW 31. Eczema herpeticum, a dermatological emergency
S. Pohlen, ULB-HUDERF

 

PW 32. Some trainees are more equal than others - the pediatric residency pay gap
L. Hoste, UZ Gent

 

PW 33. Respiratory morbidity in children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy: a single-center retrospective cohort study 
T. Smeets, UZ Leuven

 

PW 34. Identification of a subsegmental lobar collapse as an early radiologic sign of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia 
L. Fabri, ULB-HUDERF

 

PW 35. Paediatric Enteric Fever in Brussels: a case series over 14 years 
V. Selimaj, Clinique Saint Jean

   

 

POSTER WALK 6: PAEDIATRIC INTERNAL MEDICINE

Chairs: Laurence Dedeken (ULB HUDERF) & Johan Vande Walle (UZ Gent)

 

PW 36. Interest of Positron Emission Tomography in small vessel primary angiitis of the central nervous system.
M. Belcour, ULB-HUDERF

 

PW 37. Outcome of strategy in Pulmonary Atresia, ventricular Septal Defect and Major Aortopulmonary Collateral Arteries (PA, VSD, MAPCA’s)
B. Eyskens, UZ Leuven

 

PW 38. Growth after pediatric kidney transplantation: the effect of pre-transplant recombinant growth hormone and post-transplant corticosteroids
G. Tourlamain, UZ Gent

 

PW 39. Belgian CAP48 cohort of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA): What is the role of the emergency department in the early management of JIA?
F. Faron, Centre Hospitalier Epicura

 

PW 40. Cytopenia in pediatric patients with Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
A. Dachy, KUL, CHU de Liège

 

PW 42. Characteristics of nycthemeral rhythm of urinary water and solute excretion in children with enuresis
S. Karamaria, UZ Gent

 

PW 41. Pharmacokinetics and blood pressure effects of ACE-inhibitors in children with hypertension
E. Degraeuwe, UZ Gent

   

14:00-15:15

THEMA 3, LONG ORAL PRESENTATIONS 2, SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS 3, MY PHD IN 300 SECONDS

 

THEMA 3: PEDIATRIC PSYCHOLOGISTS AND PEDIATRIC NURSES (VVKV)

Chairs: Eline Van Hoecke (UZ Gent) & Kristien Van Aerschot (ULB-HUDERF)

 

T6. "Care for the integral development of children and teens to a healthy adult... what we have learned from Covid-19"
Delphine Jacobs, UCL and Jeroen Verlinden, Thuiszorg

 

T7. The vulnerable parent of a child with a chronic condition: an extra challenge during COVID-19?
Aline Wauters, U Gent

 

T8. Mental disorders and resilience among Flemish caregivers in the first and second wave COVID-19 pandemics
Ronny Bruffaerts, KUL

 

 

 

LONG ORAL PRESENTATIONS 2 (LO7–LO12)

Chairs: Gunnar Buyse (UZ Leuven) & Jacques Van Heerden (UZ Antwerpen)

 

LO 7. First epileptic EEG activity in infants with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex is associated with neurodevelopmental outcome at the age of 2 years
J. De Ridder, UZ Leuven

 

LO 8. SeroCovid<19: prospective seroprevalence monitoring reveals substantially reduced SARS-CoV-2 infection
L. Hoste, UZ Gent

 

LO 9. Beyond culture: the Molecular Assessment of Thoracic Empyema (MATE) study
L. Fabri, ULB

 

LO 10. Infliximab trough levels at the end of induction will predict endoscopic remission in paediatric patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease
K. Van Hoeve, UZ Leuven

 

LO 11. Dietary fiber intake and gut-derived uraemic toxins in a Belgian paediatric CKD cohort
A. El Amouri, UZ Gent

 

LO 12. The impact of chronic kidney disease on the quality of life and psychosocial functioning of children and their family
L. Willem, UZ Leuven

   

 

SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS 3: INFECTIOLOGY, PNEUMOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY (SO25–SO36)

Chairs: Sabine van Daele (UZ Gent) & Nicolas Lefèvre (ULB HUDERF)

 

SO 25. Individuals with NR5A1 (SF1) variants and typical or diverse sex development are at high risk of hyposplenism
C. Grijp, UZ Gent

 

SO 27. Multiple breath washout measurement in patients with CDH at school age compared to Chest CT score and spirometry
M. Dirickx, UZ Leuven

 

SO 28. Poliomyelitis Surveillance in Belgium 2003 to 2018: Under reporting of Acute Flaccid Paralysis
C. Wyndham-Thomas, Sciensano

 

SO 29. Endocarditis prophylaxis in the "real life" of the general pediatrician and/or dentist.
D. De Wolf, UZ Gent

 

SO 30. Reaffirmation of empiric antimicrobial treatment of febrile urinary tract infections in infants and children in Tournai-Belgium.
J. Malvaux, CHwapi Tournai

 

SO 31. Impact of COVID-19 on Belgian paediatric trainees.
T. Alliet, UZ Leuven

 

SO 32. Respiratory outcomes in very and extremely preterm infants: what is the impact of recommended neonatal care in real-life conditions?
A. Vuckovic, ULB-HUDERF

 

SO 33. Immunoglobulin g subclass and specific polysaccharide antibody deficiency: a clinical and immunological profile in a tertiary cohort
L. Hoste, UZ Gent

 

SO 35. Analysis of the consumption of drugs prescribed for the treatment of asthma in Belgian children
W. Kestens, ULB

 

SO 36. Tonsillar obstructive hypertrophy and recurrent tonsillitis in children: what is the role played by the tonsillar carriage of Streptococcus pyogenes?
A. Vandevoorde, ULB-HUDERF

   
 

MY PHD IN 300 SECONDS
Chairs: Jean-Christophe Beghin (ULB HUDERF) & Stéphane Moniotte (UCL Saint-Luc)

 

UZ Gent

 

Congenital CMV in Flanders: what can we learn from 14 years of registration
Keymeulen Annelies

 

New insights into desmopressin resistant monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis
Dossche Lien

 

Accumulation and removal of uremic toxin in chronic kidney disease: a pediatric perspective
Snauwaert Evelien

   
 

UZ Leuven

 

On the long-term footprint of pediatric critical illness and how this is affected by acute macronutrient restriction
Jacobs An

 

Use of rectal organoids for diagnostic and personalized medicine in cystic fibrosis
Cuyx Senne

 

Neurophysiological study of brain development in infants with Tuberous Scerosis Complex
De Ridder Jessie

   
  UZ Antwerpen
  Computer Aided Lung Sound Analysis: an innovative outcome measure for respiratory therapy
Eline Lauwers
   
 

UZ Brussel

  Offspring born after maternal bariatric surgery
Karolien Van De Maele
   
  ULB
  New ambulatory glucose monitoring technologies to prevent hypoglycemia in young people with type 1 diabetes
Anissa Messaaoui
  Sepsis is from Mars, asthma is from Venus
Alexandros Popotas
  Systems vaccinology in toddlers and children
Margaux Gerbaux
   
  ULC
  Young patients with old livers: fighting premature senescence with stem cells
Giulia Jannone
   

15:15-15:45

BVK/SBP GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

 

15:45-17:00

PLENARY 4: LESSONS LEARNED FROM THE COVID-CRISIS

Chairs: Marc Raes (BVK-SBP) & Françoise Vermeulen (ULB)

 

P11. What did the Flemish experts team learn? 

Erika Vlieghe, UZA

 

P12. What did the Walloon experts team learn?
Marius Gilbert, ULB

 

P13. What did the paediatricians learn from the paediatric Covid taskforce?
Tyl Jonckheer, VBS/GBS, GZA Sint-Vincentius Ziekenhuis

 

P14. What did the Flemish Department of Education learn?
Katrien Bonneux, Head of Department, Education Flanders

 

 

17:00-17:15

AWARDS AND CLOSING