European Congress of Clinical Case Reports
8-9 March, 2017 - Vienna, Austria

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Pre Congress Day: Tuesday, 7 March 2017

  • Workshop 1: Publications (Research Articles) Writing Skills
  • Instructor:
  • Ulrich Pfeffer
  • Editor, New Horizons in Translational Medicine, Genoa, Italy
  • Workshop 2: Clinical Case Reports Publication Writing Skills
  • Instructor:
  • Prof. Aamir Shahzad, MD, FRCP (Glasg)
  • School of Medicine, University of Colorado, USA
  • President, European Society for Translational Medicine
  • Editor-In- Chief, New Horizons in Clinical Case Reports Journal
  • Vienna, Austria

Congress Day 1: Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Conference Registration

Welcome Remarks

  • Aamir Shahzad
  • President, European Society for Translational Medicine, Vienna, Austria
  • Gottfried Koehler
  • President, Austrian Society for Translational Medicine, Vienna, Austria

Keynote Talk

  • Dentritic cell based immunotherapy in solid tumors
  • Thomas Felzmann
  • Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Scientific Session A:
Unusual Clinical presentations & Novel findings I
  • Hypermetabolic state leading to Wernicke’s Encephalopathy: An under diagnosed phenomenon?
  • Ewan Campbell
  • Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, UK
  • Inferior vena caval aneurysm – an unusual cause of back pain in a young girl
  • Declan McDonnell
  • Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, UK
  • Acute Necrotising Sialometaplasia
  • Ayisha Davies-House
  • Arrowe Park Hospital, Liverpool, UK


Scientific Session B:
New Horizons in Clinical Therapeutics
  • New Horizons in Intraoperative Diagnostics of Cancer in Image and Spectroscopy Guided Pancreatic Cancer Surgery
  • Jian Xu
  • Louisiana State University, LA, USA
  • From multistep carcinogenesis to the big bang: the translational relevance of cancer evolution models
  • Ulrich Pfeffer
  • San Martino Hospital, National Institute for Cancer Research Genoa & University of Genoa, Genova, Italy
  • Rash or infection? An uncommon case of fever with skin lesions
  • Gaël Villanueva-Charbonneau
  • Université de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

Poster Viewing Session

Scientific Session C:
Unusual & Rare Adverse Drug Effects & Interactions
  • Severe Cognitive Decline Following Chemotherapy of Breast Cancer
  • Wolfgang P Kaschka
  • University of Ulm, Department of Psychiatry, Ulm, Germany
  • A rare presentation of Potassium Iodate toxicity
  • Muhammed Ershad
  • Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
  • Unexpected in utero exposure to psychotropic medications
  • Donata Favretto
  • University of Padova, Padova, Italy
  • Chair: Wolfgang P Kaschka

Coffee Break

Scientific Session D:
Unusual Clinical presentations & Novel findings II
  • Paraneoplastic hypertestosteronaemia causing azoospermia secondary to a mixed extragonadal germ cell tumour of the anterior mediastinum
  • Georgios Dimitriadis
  • University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry, West Midlands, UK
  • Marcus Gunn Syndrome and implications for Oral and Maxillofacial surgery (OMFS)
  • Claire Graham
  • Liverpool Dental School and Countess of Chester Hospital, UK
  • Stevens Johnson Syndrome during postoperative period. A case report.
  • Estibaliz Álvarez
  • La Paz Hospital, Madrid, Spain

Congress Day 2 : Thursday, 9 March 2017

Conference Registration

Plenary Talk

  • Advanced Concepts for Medical Robotic Systems
  • Gernot Kronreif
  • Austrian Centre for Medical Innovation and Technology (ACMIT), Wiener Neustadt, Austria

Poster Viewing Session & Coffee Break

Scientific Session A:
Unusual Clinical presentations & Novel findings I
  • A rare cause of bilateral sudden deafness
  • FI Vos
  • VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Atypical coexistence of genitourinary tuberculosis, metastatic prostate cancer and non-muscle invasive bladder cancer: A case report.
  • Pawel Stelmach
  • Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
  • An incidental finding of a paratesticular leiomyoma on varicocele repair
  • Hussain Al Rashed
  • Al Adan Hospital, Kuwait, Kuwait


Scientific Session B:
New Horizons in Clinical Therapeutics I
  • Clinical Application of Biosimilars in clinical Field
  • Shahzada Aamir
  • Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung, Vienna, Austria
  • Translational strategy in NASH diversity: learning from mouse models
  • Cristina Alonso
  • OWL (One Way Liver S. L.), Derio, Bizkaia, Spain
  • Utilization of antihypertensive drugs in obesity-related hypertension: a retrospective observational study in a cohort of patients from Southern Italy
  • Mauro Cataldi
  • Federico II University of Naples, Naples, Italy
  • Chair: Mauro Cataldi

Scientific Session C:
Unusual Clinical presentations & Novel findings II
  • Skenes gland cyst causing urinary retention
  • Khaled Al Otaibi
  • Al Adan Hospital, Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula in siblings – A rare occurence
  • Hind Zaidan
  • King Hamad University Hospital, Muharraq, Bahrain
  • GERD: A debated background of achalasia
  • Laura Bognár
  • University of Pécs, Pécs, Hungary

Coffee Break

Scientific Session D:
Unusual Clinical presentations & Novel findings III
  • Reduced GO/NOGO ACC-sensitive activity in a case of Parkinson’s disease with impulse control disorders
  • Sara Palermo
  • Dept. of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
  • Partial Priapisim: A rare presentation of sickle cell anemia
  • Mariam Malallah
  • Al Adan Hospital, Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Spontaneous Regression of a Mandibular Arteriovenous Malformation In A 9-Year-Old Boy: Case Report With Twelve Month Follow Up
  • Carolina Macedo
  • Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), São Paulo, Brasil

Scientific Session E:
New Horizons in Clinical Therapeutics II
  • Case-based blended eLearning scenarios – adequate for competence development or more?
  • Henriette Löffler-Stastka
  • Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • A true silent compartment syndrome in a competent sensate patient: case report
  • Myrielle Hitz
  • Luzerner Kantonsspital Sursee, Luzern, Switzerland
  • Near-fatal arterial air-embolism and pulmonary artery bleeding after repetitive radiofrequency ablation (RFA) and surgery for multiple pulmonary metastasis
  • Melanie Fediuk
  • Medical University Graz, Styria, Austria

Scientific Session F:
Podium Presentations: New Horizons in Clinical Therapeutics III
  • Left atrial thrombus in a young patient with stroke
  • Aftab Mohammad Azad
  • Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar
  • Right sided reconstruction of the heart for invasive angiosarcoma of the right atrium
  • Elien Brouwers
  • KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
  • An unusual cause of hypopharyngeal perforation causing mediastinitis
  • Emma McClelland
  • Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, UK
  • Prostatic abscess: An unusual presentation
  • Latifa Al Mutairi
  • Amiri Hospital, Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Epiploicae appendicitis masquerading as acute appendicitis
  • Gautam Menon
  • Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital
  • Chair: Gottfried Koehler

Conference End

Post Congress Day : 10th March 2017

Congress agenda is being updated

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