18 – 22 August 2008   print this page

Course directors:

Miroslav Harjaček, Children Hospital Srebrnjak, Croatia
Jadranka Popović, Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh / UPMC, United States

Course description:

Extensive Review of Pediatric: Lecturer: Dr. Svjetlana Tima-Dupanović University of Kansas, USACardiology Congenital Heart Disease o Cyanotic Lesions  Etiology, Diagnosis and Managemento Acyanotic Lesions  Etiology, Diagnosis and Management Pediatric EKG The Most Common Pediatric Arrhythmias o Mechanism and ManagementLecturer: Dr. Jakica Tancabelić University of Kansas, USAHematology & Oncology Cancer in Children and Adolescents Oncologic Emergencies Life after Surviving Childhood Cancer Coagulation, General Overview Bleeding Disorders in Children and Adolescents Anemias, General Overview ThrombocytopeniasLecturer: Dr. Miroslav Harjaček University of Zagreb, Croatia Clinical Immunology & Rheumatology Introduction to clinical immunology (back to basics) Immune response to infection Vaccine immunology Immunodeficiencies Organ-specific autoimmune diseases (JIA) Systemic autoimmune diseases (SLE) Autoinflammatory diseasesLecturer: Dr. Petar Mamula University of Pennsylvania, USAGastroenterology Failure to thrive Celiac disease Gastroesophageal reflux GI Emergencies Inflammatory bowel disease Practical approach to endoscopyLecturer: Dr. Jadranka Popović University of KansasEndocrinology Neonatal thyroid disease Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Turner Syndrome Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Child with the short stature Diabetic Ketoacidosis Lecturer: Dr. Vukmir Vlaić University of Zagreb, Croatia Pulmology & Allergy & Sleep Medicine Asthma in childhood Pulmonary function tests Chronic lung disease of infancy Bronchiolitis in infants Foreign bodies in the airway Sleep medicine in children