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 Van der Linden (UCLouvain)

 

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

   

10:30-11:00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 

PFIZER          

THE ABCWY OF MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINATION

 

The ABCWY of meningococcal vaccination
Jamie Findlow, Senior Director Scientific Affairs, Meningococcal Vaccines, Pfizer

   

11:15-12:45 

PARALLEL SUBSPECIALITY SESSIONS 1, PAEDIATRICIANS IN TRAINING 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 (HUDERF-CHIREC) & 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-Simone 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 Fontan Circulation

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

 

 

 

PAEDIATRICIAN IN TRAINING DISCUSSION PANEL 1: THE CHALLENGES OF TELE-PAEDIATRICS - A LOCKDOWN-INSPIRED CLINICAL GRAND ROUND*

Chairs: Levi Hoste & Lien Dossche (UZ Gent)
* Charged smartphone recommended
Delfien Bogaert, Eline Hermans, Bram Meertens (UZ Gent)

   

12:45-14:00

LUNCH AND DIGITAL POSTERS

12:45-14:00

SATELLITE SYMPOSIA

13:15 - 14:00
GSK

ADDRESSING VACCINE QUALITY AND SAFETY WITH THE EXAMPLE OF 4CMENB
Chair: Elisabeth Van Damme (Director External Communication GSK Belgium)

 

Vaccine quality and Safety
Dirk Poelaert, Director Medical and Clinical Europe

 

4CMenB Vaccine
Angelika Banzhoff, Director Global Medical Affairs GSK

 

Q&A

   
12:45 - 13:30
NOVARTIS
NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES, A NEW ERA
Chair: Nathalie Goemans
  Setting the scene
Nathalie Goemans, UZ Leuven
  (S)un (M)ay (A)rise on SMA: the newborn screening experience in Southern Belgium
Laurent Servais, CHU de Liège  & MDUK Oxford Neuromuscular Center
  Gene therapy in Neuromuscular Diseases
Nicolas Deconinck, HUDERF & UZ Gent
  Discussion
   

13:30-14:00

VIRTUAL POSTER WALK (PW1–PW15)

 

POSTER WALK 1: NEONATOLOGY/INTENSIVE CARE

Chairs: Filip Cools (UZ Brussel) & Aline Vuckovic (ULB HUDERF)

 

PW 1. Associations of perinatal characteristics in extremely low birthweight children with body composition and cognition in early adolescence
P. Nemegeer, UZ Leuven
  PW 2. The choice between deceased and living donor renal transplantation in children: a multicentric cross-sectional study
L. Dierickx, Universiteit Gent
  PW 3. Delayed cord clamping till 3 minutes in term caesarean sections: an audit of maternal safety
S. Celen, UZ Gent
  PW 4. The risk of rebound hypercalcaemia after denosumab treatment in paediatric oncology
Y. Eelen, UZ Leuven
  PW 6. Neonatal screening program for sickle cell disease :  comparison of patients born 2000-2005 and 2010-2015, single center experience
C. Peresse, CHU Charleroi
   

 

POSTER WALK 2: INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Chair: Tessa Goetghebuer (ULB CHU Saint-Pierre) & Koen Vanden Driessche (UZA)

 

PW 7. Immunization budget for Belgium: Horizon scanning using an Immunisation Planning Tool
J. Vandenhaute, MSD
  PW 8. The virulence of a highly necrotizing clinical strain of Streptococcus pyogenes
G. Deneubourg, VUB
  PW 10. Streptococcus pyogenes related hospitalisations in a single tertiary pediatric center in belgium: overview over 14 year.
J. Van Vlaenderen, UZ Gent
  PW 12. Pediatric neuroborreliosis
J. Vanbekbergen, UZ Leuven
  PW 13. Quantifying Streptococcus pyogenes during experimental human pharyngitis
L. Fabri, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  PW 14. A first case of acute flaccid myelitis associated with enterovirus D68 in Belgium
M. Rodesch, ULB-Erasme
   
 

POSTER WALK 3: GASTROLOGY/CARDIOLOGY

Chairs: Kalliroy Kotilea (ULB HUDERF) & Myriam Van Winckel (UZ Gent)

 

PW 16. Melody valve in mitral position in very young children with atrio-ventricular septum defect and severe mitral valve dysfunction
J. Hubrechts, UZ Leuven

 

PW 17. Direct paratracheal lymphosclerosis for plastic bronchitis after Fontan: percutaneous versus endoscopic transtracheal technique
J. Hubrechts, UZ Leuven

 

PW 18. A systematic review on health care implications of a vegetarian diet in children
L. Lecleir, KUL

 

PW 19. Bowel Function in Children With Low-Type Anorectal Malformation After Surgical Repair
F. De Baene, UZ Gent

 

PW 20. Effects of faecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent clostridium difficile infection in children with chronic kidney disease
A. Samaey, UZ Leuven

 

PW 21. Impact of Nutrition Support Team (NST) funding on the quality of care of Home Parenteral Nutrition (HPN) in children with benign diseases. 
N. Umbrain, ULB-Erasme

   

14:00-15:15

PARALLEL SESSIONS: THEMA 1, LONG ORAL PRESENTATIONS 1 AND SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS 1

 

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

 

 
 

LONG ORAL PRESENTATIONS 1 (LO 1–LO 6)

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

 

LO 1. Interdisciplinary rehabilitation after cancer in children and adolescents
R. Van Der Looven, UZ Gent
  LO 2. Perinatal risk factors associated with the cardiovascular risk profile of Extremely Low Birth Weight survivors.
L. Van Loo, UZ Leuven
  LO 3. Four novel variants in the MKRN3 gene causing central precocious puberty
C. Gernay, HUDERF-ULB
  LO 4. Partial CRISPR/Cas9 IL1R1 & IFNGR1 Knock-Down Improves β-cell Survival And Function Under Cytokine-Induced Inflammation
C. Daems, UCL Saint-Luc
  LO 5. Clinical and biochemical phenotype of 11 patients with bi-allelic mutations in TANGO2
P. Verloo, UZ Gent
   
 

SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS 1: CARDIOLOGY, NEONATOLOGY, INTENSIVE CARE AND PEDIATRIC TRAINING (SO1–SO12)

Chairs: Daniël De Wolf (UZ Gent) & Jaan Toelen (UZ Leuven)

  SO 1. Executive function assessment in 2-year-olds born preterm.
A. Van den Brande, UZ Leuven
  SO 2. Recovery kinetics of gas exchange parameters and heart rate after maximal exercise in children with repaired Tetralogy of Fallot compared to controls
I. Coomans, UZ Gent
  SO 3. Kinetic modeling as guide for dialysis prescription in acute neonatal hyperammonaemia: an example using CarpeDiem and Fresenius 4008 machine
E. Snauwaert, UZ Gent
  SO 4. Perinatal determinants of renal function and blood pressure in former extremely low birthweight infants in late childhood
M. Colleman, KU Leuven
  SO 5. A single dose of budesonide/surfactant prevents hyperoxia induced lung injury in preterm rabbits
A. Gie, UZ Leuven
  SO 6. Mid-trimester premature prelabor rupture of membranes : neonatal evolution and long-term outcome
B. Van Grambezen, UCL Saint-Luc
  SO 7. The long term fate of subaortic stenosis in childhood
R. De Wolf, VUB
  SO 8. Oxygen uptake kinetics and local muscle oxygenation during submaximal exercise in children after the Fontan procedure compared to healthy peers
I. Coomans, UZ Gent
  SO 9. Early postnatal outcome and care after in utero exposure to lithium : a single center analysis
M. Torfs, UZ Leuven
  SO 10. Umbilical venous catheter-related complications
E. Exelmans, UZ Leuven
  SO 11. Stenting of aortic coarctation in VLBW neonates
J. Dauby, U Liège
  SO 12. Point-of-Care Ultrasound in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
R. Demerre, KU Leuven
   
  VVK/GBPF PART 1: "PREVENTIVE HEALTH CARE IN THE 3 BELGIAN COMMUNITIES"
Chairs: F. Mascart (GBPF) & An Bael (VVK)
  V1. One Belgian pediatric society: the Academy brings BVK-SBP, VBS-GBS, GBPF and VVK together. 
Ann De Guchtenaere (Academy of Pediatrics)
  V2. Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles:  Focus on the regional program, especially on breastfeeding, language delay and prevention of obesity.
Tessa Goetghebuer, Office de la Naissance et de l'Enfance
   

15:15-15:30

MINI BREAK

   

15:30-16:45

PARALLEL SESSIONS: THEMA 2, SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS 2, VVK/GBPF PART 2

 

THEMA 2: SHARED DECISION MAKING

Chairs: Sara Debulpaep (UZ Gent) & Paulette De Backer (CHU-ULB)

 

Introduction: Shared decision making: what does it mean?
Linde Goossens, UZ Gent

 

T4. Patient testimony

 

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

Filip Cools, UZ Brussel

 

Discussion

 

 

 

SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS 2: INTERNAL MEDICINE OF THE CHILD (SO13–SO24)

Chairs: Bruno Hauser (UZ Brussel) & Kalliroy Kotilea (ULB HUDERF)

 

SO 13. FCGG Renal Biopsy Network: first epidemiological report on pediatric renal diseases
S. Karamaria, UZ Gent

 

SO 16. Safety and feasibility of S-Caine patch use in children under the age of three: a pilot study
B. Anciaux, UZ Brussel

 

SO 17. Comparative analysis from 2005 to 2020 of outcome parameters in Belgian children with a kidney allograft
N. Knops, UZ  Leuven

 

SO 18. Long-term adiposity outcomes of children born after maternal bariatric surgery
K. Van De Maele, UZ Brussel

 

SO 19. Physical functioning in children surviving a brain tumour
M. Gielis, UZ Leuven

 

SO 20. ADPedKD: A global online platform to explore the childhood phenotype of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
A. Dachy, KUL, CHU de Liège

 

SO 21. Dietary fibre is associated with serum levels of uraemic toxins in children with chronic kidney disease
A. El Amouri, UZ Gent

 

SO 22. Long-term endocrine and reproductive outcome of adolescent and young adult men born appropriate for gestational age with non-syndromic hypospadias
L. Tack, UZ Gent

 

SO 23. Eating habits of children born after maternal bariatric surgery
K. Van De Maele, UZ Brussel

 

SO 24. Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in an obese paediatric population.
A-S Viskens, UZA

 

 

 

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

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

 

V3. German speaking community: Focus on the regional program, especially on vaccination, visual screening and prevention of obesity
Murielle Mendez, Geschunde Entwicklung der Kinder und Jugendlichen

 

V4. Vlaamse Gemeenschap: Focus on the regional program, especially on vaccination, visual screening and hearing screening
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)

 

P4. Patient testimony

 

P5. Current state of the art and future perspectives
Geert Mortier (UZ Antwerpen), Bjorn Menten (UZ Gent)