Summer School of Veterinary Endocrinology 2018
Bologna, 24-30 June 2018

Update 18/05/2017

Open registration from November 2017

 

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
  • Sara Galac
  • Federico Fracassi
  • Lucy Davison
  • Nadja S. Sieber-Ruckstuhl

Contact address: Federico Fracassi <federico.fracassi@unibo.it>

 

PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

DAY 1 – Sunday, June 24th 2018.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Ice Breaker at 18.00
  Cocktail Dinner 19.00

DAY 2 – Monday, June 25th 2018. Hyp-Pituitary.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Principles of Endocrinology
Hans S. Kooistra
02 Methods of hormones measurements
Peter Graham
03 Factors which affect hormone measurments
Peter Graham
04 GH reated disorders in dogs
Hans S. Kooistra
05 Feline Acromegaly
Stijn Niessen
06 Diagnostic Imaging of the endocrine gliands
M. Herrtage
07 Approach to pu/pd
R. Shiel
08 Active learning with clickers
Stijn Niessen

DAY 3 – Tuesday, June 26th 2018. Cushing.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Canine Cushing's Syndrome: diagnosis: which test?
Edward Feldman
02 Canine Cushing's Syndrome: medical treatment
Nadja S. Sieber-Ruckstuhl
03 Hypophysectomy: indications, proceedure and post operative care
B. Meij
04 Pituitary disorders in humans: an overview
Diego Ferone, MD
05 Addison's disease: Clinical vs. Subclinical; Typical vs. Atypical
C. Reusch
06 Addison's disease: management and monitoring
Ian Ramsey
07 Adrenal Incidentaloma
Sara Galac
08 Active learning with clickers: Adrenal Cases
Ian Ramsey
09 EVENING
The endocrine case that has taught me most

DAY 4 – Wednesday, June 27th 2018. Adrenal.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Feline hyperaldosteronism
Hans S. Kooistra
02 Pheochromocytoma
Claudia E. Reusch
03 Calcium and vitamine D disorders
R. Mellanby
04 Insulinoma: current diagnosis and treatment modalities
M. Herrtage
05 late-breaking-research
Poster viewing session
Afternoon and evening free

DAY 5 – Thursday, June 28th 2018. Pancreas.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Canine diabetes mellitus: background
Lucy Davison
02 Insulin preparations: which one to choose?
Rebecka Hess
03 Monitoring of a diabetic patient
L. Fleeman
04 Canine diabetes mellitus: treatment
Lucy Davison
05 Feline diabetes mellitus: background
Eric Zini
06 The secrets about the Diabetic Ketoacidosis and Hyperosmolar syndrome
Rebecka Hess
07 Nutrition in diabetics
L. Fleeman
08 Active learning: DM cases
Lucy Davison, Claudia E. Reusch
09 EVENING
The endocrine case that has taught me most

DAY 6 – Friday, June 29th 2018. Reproduction, Thyroid.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Estrus cycle including pregnancy and parturition
J. De Gier
02 Estrus prevention and its consequences in dogs and cats
J. De Gier
03 Reproduction cases
J. De Gier
04 Thyroid Scintigraphy
Mark Peterson
05 Thyroid tumors in dogs: current understanding and treatment
M. Campos
06 Canine hypothyroidism: diagnosis and treatment
F. Boretti
07 Thyroid abnormalities and the renal function in dogs and cats
C. Mooney
08 Active learning: canine thyroid cases
C. Mooney
EVENING
drinks at the pool

DAY 7 – Saturday, June 30th 2018. Thyroid.

TOPIC OF THE LECTURE
01 Feline hyperthyroidism: treatment (all, but I-131)
F. Boretti
02 Feline hyperthyroidism: radioactive iodine treatment
Mark Peterson
03 Hypothyroidism in cats
Mark Peterson
04 Active learning: feline thyroid cases
F. Boretti, Mark Peterson