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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. Christian Juergens / Prof. Salman Guraya
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, 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, Burjeel Hospital, Dubai, UAE
12:30-13:00 Progress in minimal - invasive cardiac surgery
Prof. Stephan Ensminger, 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, University of Sharjah, UAE
15:00-15:30 Diversity in diabetes management guidelines
Prof. Salah Abusnana, University of Sharjah, UAE
15:30-16:00 Novel treatment in diabetes mellitus
Prof. Hendrik Lehnert, University of Lübeck, 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, Institute of Med. Diagnostics, Germany
10:00-10:30 Host directed therapies against tuberculosis
Prof. Ulrich Schaible, 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, 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, Reinbek General Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
12:00-12:30 Postoperative outcome following hybrid esophagostomy
 Dr. Human Honarpisheh, Reinbek General Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
12:30-13:00 Complete response following neoadjuvant therapy in rectal cancer
Prof. Marc-Alberto Sailer, Bethesda Hospital, Hamburg, Germany
13:00-14:30 Lunch
Session 3
Clinical Medicine
Chair: Prof. Salman Guraya
Halls: M27-047
14:30-15:30 Workshop: Hand Fractures
Prof. Klaus Rudolf, 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, Bezmialem Vakif University, 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, University of Sharjah, UAE
10:00-10:30 Management of chronic cough
Prof. Mohamed S. AL-Hajjaj, University of Sharjah, UAE
10:30-11:00 Updates on the management of community acquired pneumonia.
Dr. Hadeel Alotair, 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, Dubai Medical College, UAE
12:00-12:30 Transsphenoidal surgery for skull base tumors
Prof. Jörg Flitsch, University of Hamburg, Germany
13:00-14:30 Lunch
Day 4: Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Exhibition – in front of M25