Berzelius symposium 93


International conference on

Thrombosis and Embolism

17-18 November 2016 in Stockholm Sweden


Arranged by the Swedish Society of Medicine in cooperation
with Karolinska Institutet

Organizing committee: Md. Shahidul Islam (chair) Sweden, Marika Bajc, Sweden, Alun H. Davies, UK, Søren Hess, Denmark, Paolo Prandoni, Italy, Raveena Ravikumar, UK  

This international conference will cover advances, breakthroughs and important aspects of thrombosis and embolism in the context of pathogenesis and treatment of diverse medical conditions. The scope of the conference will range from basic studies at cellular and molecular levels, through clinical manifestations and diagnostic considerations, to the treatment and follow-up of selected medical conditions. Diverse topics including clinical conditions in different patient groups and challenging clinical situations will be covered. The conference will be of interest for the beginners as well as for the experts, from scientists engaged in basic research to the bedside clinicians, in this important field of medicine.

When and Where? 17-18 November 2016 at the Swedish Society of Medicine, Klara Östra Kyrkogata 10 in Stockholm Sweden

The optimal duration of anticoagulation in patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism
Paolo Prandoni, University of Padova, Italy    

Controversies in the management of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer
Paolo Prandoni, University of Padova, Italy

Pulmonary Embolism Response Team
Christopher Kabrhel, Harvard USA

Revival of the contact system of coagulation: new perspectives for safe anticoagulation
Thomas Renné, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden    

Endovascular Stroke Therapy
Wade S. Smith, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Atrial appendage ligation for the prevention of stroke from atrial fibrillation
Wade S. Smith, University of California, San Francisco, USA    

Epidemiology of familial aggregation of venous thromboembolism
Bengt Zöller, Lund University, Sweden    

The value of pulmonary embolism response teams
Christopher Kabrhel, Harvard, USA    

Bleeding complications and management on anticoagulant therapy
Sam Schulman, McMaster University, Canada

Update on treatment of venous thromboembolism
Sam Schulman, McMaster University, Canada

Pulmonary infarction: an often unrecognized clinical entity
Massimo Miniati, University of Florence Italy 

Who to test for pulmonary embolism?
The view of a practicing respiratory physician
Poul Henning Madsen, Vejle Hospital, Denmark

Deep vein thrombosis in intensive care
Maria Boddi, University of Florence, Italy

Venous thromboembolism in children
Vlad C Radulescu, University of Kentucky, USA 

Catheter directed thrombolysis and Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis
Raveena Ravikumar, Imperial College London, UK  

Post thrombotic syndrome
Raveena Ravikumar, Imperial College London, UK  

Cerebral venous thrombosis
Jonathan Coutinho, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

High Grade Glioma Patients: Treatment Options for VTE Prevention
Timothy R. Smith, Harvard University, USA

An Overview of VTE in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy for Brain Tumors
David J. Cote, Harvard University, USA
State-of-the-art imaging in PE, e.g. SPECT/CT vs. CT angiography
Søren Hess, Odense University Hospital, Denmark 

17th November at 7 pm: Reception at the Stockholm City Hall hosted by a member of the Presidency of the City Council and co-hosted by Stockholm’s County Council.
The Reception is free of-charge, pre-reservation is necessary.
The number of participants is limited!

More information and registration: annie.melin@sls.se

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Social program, Thursday, 17 November at 7 p.m: Reception at the Stockholm City Hall. The city of Stockholm and the Stockholm County Council invite you to a buffet dinner. The Reception is free of-charge. Pre-reservation is necessary!
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Berzelius symposium 93 Thrombosis and Embolism

When & where?

17-18 November 2016 in Stockholm Sweden

Venue: The Swedish Society of Medicine, Klara Östra Kyrkogata 10 in Stockholm Sweden

Posters: You are most welcome to submit a poster abstract to the meeting.
Please register for the meeting before you send in the abstract!

Abstracts should contain a complete list of authors including degrees, affiliations and full contact information of the presenting author. The abstracts should include background, method, result and conclusion (maximum 300 words). Please send your abstracts as word files to shahidul.islam(at)ki.se

Deadline for abstract submission is 15 October 2016, but early submission is strongly recommended since we shall be able to accept only a limited number of participants. Some abstracts will be selected for short talks. 

Poster format: height 180 cm, width 70 cm

Registration: Please register on-line, here >>

Lunches and Coffee are included in the registration fee and will be served at the SSM.