THURSDAY 18 MARCH 2021

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09:00-09:15

WELCOME AND OPENING

Pierre Smeesters and Sabine Van Daele, BVK/SBP 2021 Congress Presidents, on behalf of the organising and scientific Committee (ULB HUDERF and UZ Gent)

 

 

09:15-10:30

PLENARY 1: COVID-19 AND CHILDREN, SCIENTIFIC STATE OF THE ART

Chairs: Koen Vandendriessche (UZA) & Dimitri Verlinden (UCL)

 

Talk 1: Belgian epidemiological and clinical update.

Petra Schelstraete (UGhent) and Anne Tilmanne (ULB)

 

Talk 2: Transmission in and from children: Don't forget the bubble.
Alasdair Munro (South Hampton, UK)

 

Talk 3: Vaccine development and perspectives.
Andrew Pollard (Oxford, UK)

 

 

10:30-11:15

COFFEE BREAK AND ONLINE POSTERS

 

 

11:15-12:45 

PARALLEL SUBSPECIALITY SESSIONS 1

 

A. WHAT’S NEW IN NEUROLOGY AND RADIOLOGY?

Chairs: Alec Aeby (ULB HUDERF) & Helene Verhelst (UZ Gent)

 

A1. Therapeutical (r)evolution in spinal muscular atrophy?

Liesbeth De Waele, UZ Leuven

 

A2. New anti-epileptics: fenfluramine and cannabidiol

An-Sofie Schoonjans, UZ Antwerpen

 

A3. Slow wave sleep, brain connectivity and memory consolidation in paediatrics
Charline Urbain, ULB

 

 
 

B. WHAT’S NEW IN IMMUNOLOGY, ALLERGOLOGY, INFECTIOLOGY AND RHEUMATOLOGY?

Chairs: Laurence Goffin (ULB HUDERF) & Dimitri Van der Linden (UCL Saint-Luc)

 

B1. Urticaria, more than allergy

Vito Sabato, UZ Antwerpen

 

B2. Urticaria mimickers, with focus on auto inflammatory diseases

Benson Ogunjimi, UZ Antwerpen

 

B3. Drug-induced fever/rash: clinical case

Hélène Legrand, UCL Saint-Luc

 

B4. Drug-induced fever/rash: state of the art

Julie Willekens, UZ Gent

   

 

C. WHAT’S NEW IN ENDOCRINOLOGY, DIABETOLOGY AND NEONATOLOGY?

Chairs: Koenraad Smets (UZ Gent) & Anne-Sophie Parent (UZ Luik)

 

C1. How to diagnose and manage neonatal/infant hypocalcemia? 

Erika Boros, ULB HUDERF

 

C2. Standardized examination of the external genitalia in term, preterm and dysmature newborns: What is normal?

Saskia Van der Straaten, UZ Gent

 

C3. What every paediatrician should know about breastfeeding: endocrinological aspects

An Eerdekens, UZ Leuven

 

 
 

D. WHAT’S NEW IN CARDIOLOGY AND PNEUMOLOGY?

Chairs: Marc Gewillig (UZ Leuven) & Stijn Verhulst (UZ Antwerpen)

 

D1. Lymphatic dysfunction in circulatory failure     

Jelena Hubrechts, UZ Leuven

 

D2. Surgical treatment of tracheal anomalies associated with vascular rings
Thomas Martens, UZ Gent 

 

D3. New guidelines in pediatric asthma

Nicolas Lefèvre, ULB HUDERF 

 

D4. What's new in respiratory physiotherapy?

Eline Lauwers, UZ Antwerpen

 

 

12:45-14:00

LUNCH, POSTERS AND SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

 

 

13:30-14:00

POSTER WALK (PW1–PW15)

 

POSTER WALK 1: NEONATAL CARE

Chairs: Filip Cools (UZ Brussel), Aline Vuckovic (ULB HUDERF)
Program TBC

 

 

 

POSTER WALK 2: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Chairs: Tessa Goetghebuer (ULB CHU Saint-Pierre)
Program TBC

 

 
 

POSTER WALK 3: GASTRO-ENTEROLOGY

Chairs: Kalli Kotilea (ULB HUDERF), Myriam Van Winckel (UZ Gent)
Program TBC

   

14:00-15:15

PARALLEL SESSIONS: THEMA 1, PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING PANEL DISCUSSION 1, ORAL ABSTRACTS 1 AND POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION I

 

THEMA 1: THE VULNERABLE CHILD IN PANDEMIC.

Chairs: Jef Willems (UZ Gent) & Paulette De Backer (CHU-ULB)

 

Patient testimony

 

T1. PICU admissions during pandemic times: take a breath.

Els Duval, UZ Antwerpen

 

T2. COVID-19 in children and adolescents: all about colleteral damage
Corinne Buysse, Erasmus MC Rotterdam

 

T3. "Children at risk of abuse and neglect in the COVID-19 health crisis"

Elisabeth Rebuffat and Brigitte Vanthournhout, pediatric psychiatrist from SOS enfants, CHU St-Pierre, Bruxelles-ULB

 

Discussion

 

 
 

PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING DISCUSSION PANEL 1: ECOLOGY AND PAEDIATRICS

Chairs: Corinne De Laet (ULB HUDERF) & Zoé Ouchinsky (ULB HUDERF)

 

P1. Clinical case: Vegetarian diet, vegan diet and potential complication

Natacha Loumaye, ULB

 

P2. Literature review: Vegetarian diet, vegan diet and potential complication 
Sarah Faggetter, ULB

 

P3. Endocrine disrupters and possible contribution to pubertal changes

Anne-Simone Parent, ULiège, CHR Citadelle

 

Discussion and debate around the impact of ecological changes on paediatric health

 

 
 

ORAL ABSTRACTS 1 (O1–O6)

Chairs: Julie Frère (ULiège, CHR Citadelle), Marc Hainaut (ULB CHU Saint-Pierre)
Program TBC

 

 
 

POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION I: CARDIOLOGY, NEONATOLOGY, INTENSIVE CARE AND PEDIATRIC TRAINING (OP1–OP12)

Chairs: Daniël De Wolf (UZ Brussel), Jaan Toelen (UZ Leuven)
Program TBC

   
  VVK/GBPF PART 1: "PREVENTIVE HEALTH CARE IN THE 3 BELGIAN COMMUNITIES"
Chairs: F. Mascart (GBPF) & An Bael (VVK)
  One Belgian pediatric society: the Academy brings BVK-SBP, VBS-GBS, GBPF and VVK together. 
Overview of VVK/GBPF/GBS-VBS
  Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles
Tessa Goetghebuer, Office de la Naissance et de l'Enfance
   

15:15-15:30

MINI BREAK

   

15:30-16:45

PARALLEL SESSIONS: THEMA 2, PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING PANEL DISCUSSION 2, POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION II, VVK/GBPF PART 2

 

THEMA 2: SHARED DECISION MAKING

Chairs: Christine Fonteyne (ULB-HUDERF) & Sara Debulpaep (UZ Gent)

 

T4. Patient testimony

 

T5. End-of-life decision making in neonatal intensive care units

Filip Cools, UZ Brussel

 

Discussion

 

 

 

PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING DISCUSSION PANEL 2: THE CHALLENGES OF TELE-PAEDIATRICS - A LOCKDOWN-INSPIRED CLINICAL GRAND ROUND*

Chairs: Levi Hoste (UZ Gent)
* Charged smartphone recommended

 

 

 

POSTER PRESENTATION SESSION II: INTERNAL MEDICINE OF THE CHILD (OP13–OP24)

Chairs: Bruno Hauser (UZ Brussel), Kalli Kotilea (ULB HUDERF)
Program TBC

 

 

 

VVK/GBPF PART 2: "PREVENTIVE HEALTH CARE IN THE 3 BELGIAN COMMUNITIES"

Chairs: F. Mascart (GBPF) & An Bael (VVK)

 

German speaking community
Murielle Mendez, Geschunde Entwicklung der Kinder und Jugendlichen

 

Vlaamse Gemeenschap
Bart Van Overmeire, Kind & Gezin

 

Discussion

   

16:45-17:15

COFFEE BREAK AND ONLINE POSTERS

 

 

17:15-18:30

PLENARY 2: GENETIC INNOVATIONS IN DIAGNOSTICS AND CARE: FROM LAB TO BEDSIDE

Chair: Catheline Vilain (ULB) & Jaan Toelen (KUL)

 

Patient testimony

 

P5. Labside
Bjorn Menten, labotechnieken

 

 

P6. Bedside

Geert Mortier, Klinisch geneticus

 

 

18:30-20:00

ONLINE BVK/SBP CELEBRATION