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Clinical Medicine Program
​Clinical Medicine Program

Day 1: Sunday, 18th November 2018
 
10:00-11:00 Opening Ceremony
 
Session 1
Clinical Medicine
Surgical Update 1
 
Chairs: Prof. Stephan Ensminger / Prof. Iyad Hassan
Hall: M27-047
 
11:30-12:00 Influence of genetic testing in patients with pheochromocytoma on surgical technique in modern endocrine surgery
Prof. Ernst von Dobschütz, Head of the Center of Endocrine Surgery, Amalie Sieveking-Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
 
12:00-12:30 Surgical Outcomes of open minimally invasive Thyroidectomy for Thyroid Cancer in an Endocrine Surgery Center in UAE
Prof. Iyad Hassan, Chair of Surgical Institute, Burjeel Hospital, Dubai, UAE
 
12:30-13:00 Progress in minimal - invasive cardiac surgery
Prof. Stephan Ensminger, Director, Department of Cardiac and Thoracic Vascular Surgery, University Heart Center Lübeck, Germany
 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
 
Session 2
Clinical Medicine
Diabetes and Obesity
 
Chairs: Prof. Nabil Sulaiman / Prof. Hendrik Lehnert
Hall: M27-047
 
14:30 -15:00 Role of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and Roux-en Y bypass in treating type 2 diabetes mellitus and morbid obesity
Prof. Salman Guraya, Vice Dean College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE
 
15:00-15:30 Diversity in diabetes management guidelines
Prof. Salah Abusnana, Head of Diabetes and endocrinology services, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Sharjah, UAE
15:30-16:00 Novel treatment in diabetes mellitus
Prof. Hendrik Lehnert, Director of the Medical Clinic, University of Lübeck and the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
 
Day 2: Monday, 19th November 2018
 
Session 1
Clinical Medicine
Microbiology and infectious diseases
 
Chairs: Dr. Nihar Dash / Prof. Ulrich Schaible
Hall: M27-047
 
9:30-10:00 Pre-clinical diagnosis in microbiology
Dr. Claudia Metelmann, Specialist in microbiology, virology, and infection epidemiology, Institute of Med. Diagnostics, Germany
 
10:00-10:30 Host directed therapies against tuberculosis
Prof. Ulrich Schaible, Immunochemistry and Biochemical Microbiology, University of Lübeck, Germany
 
10:30-11:00 Evidence of increasing prevalence of COPD in the UAE: What is new in therapy?
Dr. Bassam Mahboob, Assistant Dean of College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE
 
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
 
Session 2
Clinical Medicine
Surgical Update 2
 
Chairs: Dr. Ahmed Nada UHS / Prof. Marc-Alberto Sailer
Hall: M27-047
 
11:30-12:00 Surgical management of bile duct lesions after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
Dr. Klaus Niehaus, Senior Surgeon, Reinbek General Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
 
12:00-12:30 Postoperative outcome following hybrid esophagostomy
 Dr. Human Honarpisheh, General Surgeon, Proctologist, Transplant surgeon, Reinbek General Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
 
12:30-13:00 Complete response following neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer
Prof. Marc-Alberto Sailer, Head of Department of Surgery at the Bethesda Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
 
Session 3
Clinical Medicine
Workshop
 
Chair: Prof. Salman Guraya
Halls: M27-047
 
14:30-15:30 Workshop: Hand Fractures
Prof. Klaus Rudolf, Head of the Department of Hand-, Plastic- and Mircosurgery – Burn unit, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Unfallkrankenhaus, Hamburg, Germany
 
Chair: Dr. Adnane Guella
Halls: M27-047
 
15.30-16.30 Workshop: Medical/Economical/Social Comparison between Dialysis and Transplantation
Prof. Rumeyza Turan Kazancioglu, MD, Bezmialem Vakif University, School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Istanbul, Turkey
 
Day 3: Tuesday, 20th November 2018
 
Session 1
Clinical Medicine
Asthma and respiratory disorders
 
Chairs: Prof. Qutayba Hamid / Prof. Hendrik Lehnert
Hall: M27-047
 
09:30-10:00 Biological treatment of asthma
Prof. Qutayba Hamid, Vice Chancellor for Medical Colleges and Health Sciences and Dean of College of Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE
 
10:00-10:30 Management of chronic cough
Prof. Mohamed S. AL-Hajjaj, Chair of the Department Of Clinical Sciences, University of Sharjah, UAE
 
10:30-11:00 Updates on the management of community acquired pneumonia.
Dr. Hadeel Alotair, Consultant General, Internal Medicine, University Hospital, Sharjah, UAE
 
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
 
Session 2
Clinical Medicine
Neurology and Neurosurgery
 
Chairs: Dr. Suzan Noori / Prof. Jörg Flitsch
Hall: M27-047
 
11:30-12:00 Updates in Spinal Surgery
Dr. Imad Hashim, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Dubai Medical College, UAE
 
12:00-12:30 Transsphenoidal surgery for skull base tumors
Prof. Jörg Flitsch, Head of Pituitary Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Hamburg, Germany
 
13:00-14:30 Lunch
 
Day 4: Wednesday, 21 November 2018
 
Exhibition – in front of M25