Meeting program


Thursday, May 10, 2018

08:45 - 09:00 Opening ceremony

09:00 - 11:00 Session 1: Updated Transfusion-dependent Thalassemia (TDT): What we know and where we are

  • Lecture: Updated Clinical manifestaions, Diagnosis and blood transfusion in TDT
    Speaker: H Abolghasemi (Iran)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: A Azarkeyvan (Iran)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speaker: S Zareifar (Iran)

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 13:15 Session 2: Iron chelation in TDT

  • Lecture: Iron chelation therapy: Optimal using serum ferritin and T2* MRI of the liver and heart 
    Speaker: A Taher (Lebanon)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: A Taher (Lebanon)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speaker: M Karimi (Iran)

13:15 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Session 3: Approach to TDT complications

  • Lecture: How to manage TDT complications (Endocrine, liver, heart,…)
    Speaker: MD Cappellini (Italy)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: MD Cappellini (Italy)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speaker: M Karimi (Iran)

16:00 - 16:15 Coffee break

16:15 - 18:15 Session 4: Other treatment options in TDT

  • Lecture: Indications for Transfusion and Splenectomy in TDT and NTDT
    Speaker: A Taher (Lebanon)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: A Taher (Lebanon)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speakers: M Bordbar (Iran) & OR Zekavat (Iran)

 

Friday, May 11, 2018

09:00 - 11:00 Session 5: Non-transfusion Dependent Thalassemia (NTDT)

  • Lecture: Updated diagnosis and management in NTDT  
    Speaker: M Karimi (Iran)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: Shahriari (Iran)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speaker: S Zareifar (Iran)

11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 - 13:15 Session 6: NTDT complications

  • Lecture: Hypercoagulable state, EMH,….
    Speaker: A Taher (Lebanon)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: M Karimi (Iran)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speaker: MD Cappellini (Italy)

13:15 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 16:00 Session 7: Other treatment in NTDT

  • Lecture:  Iron chelation and Novel medical treatment in NTDT
    Speaker: MD Cappellini (Italy)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: A Taher (Lebanon)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speaker: MD Cappellini (Italy)

16:00 - 16:15 Coffee break

16:15 - 18:15 Session 8: Other types of NTDT

  • Lecture: HbH disease and sickle thalassemia
    Speaker: OR Zekavat (Iran)
  • Clinical cases
    Speaker: M Bordbar (Iran)
  • Self-assessment cases
    Speakers: M Karimi (Iran) & Shahriari (Iran)

18:15 - 18:30 Closing ceremony