SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM
Friday, 22 February 2019
  13:00 - 13:30 Opening Ceremony
    Serhat Unal (Turkish Society of Internal Medicine)
Catalin Codreanu ( Romanian Society of Rheumatology )
Ioan Bruckner (Romanian Society of Internal Medicine)
 
  13:30 - 14:15 Plenary Session - 1
  Chairs: Catalin Codreanu, Tufan Tukek
13:30 - 14:15 An update on biologics and targeted synthetic therapies in rheumatic diseases Catalin Codreanu
 
  14:15 - 15:00 Conference  
  14:15 - 15:00

Background of the “blood pressure control” - To which extent “the true knowledge” we have is true?

Tufan Tukek
 
 

15:00 - 18:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - RHEUMATOLOGY

  15:00 - 16:00 Rheumatology Session 1
    Chairs: Ruxandra Ionescu, Sedat Kiraz
  15:00 - 15:20 Role of Ultrasonography in the diagnosis of rheumatic diseases in light of ACR and EULAR Guidelines Ender Terzioglu
  15:20 - 15:40 Effect of Tapering anti-TNFs on the Achievement of Inactive Diseases in SpA Şenol Kobak
  15:40 - 16:00 How Co-morbidity Influence Patient Adherence to Treatment in SpA Ruxandra Ionescu
   
  16:00 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
   
  16:30 - 17:30 Rheumatology Session 2
    Chairs: Razvan Ionescu, Vedat Hamuryudan
  16:30 - 16:50 How Dermatologists contributes to co-management of Seronegative SpA Emel Bulbul Baskan
  16:50 - 17:10 How To Manage Extra-articulary manifestations of SpA in close collaboration with other disciplines? Ediz Dalkilic
  17:10 - 17:30 What roles-gastroenterology clinic play in the management of IBD manifestations of SpA Murat Kiyici
   
  17:30 - 17:45 COFFEE BREAK
   
  17:45- 18:30 Oral Presentations
    Comparison of Patients with Early and Late Onset Systemic Sclerosis
Didem Sahin Eroglu

Primary Biliary Cirrhosis Developing in a Patient With Crohn's Disease During the Course of Infliximab Treatment
Gurhan Sisman              

Resection Arthroplasty Results in Rheumatoid Forefoot Deformities
Eyup Cagatay Zengin

Prevalence of Ankylosing Spondylitis in Turkish Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treated with Biologic Agents
Tolga Bugra Konduk
 
 

15:00 - 18:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - DIABETES & HYPERTENSION

  15:00 - 16:30 Diabetes & Hypertension - 1
    Chairs: Serban Balanescu, Tufan Tukek
  15:00 - 15:45 Renal denervation in refractory systemic hypertension: what does the future hold? Serban Balanescu
  15:45 - 16:30 Oral antidiabetic agents Alper Gurlek
       
  16:30 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
       
  17:00 - 18:30 Diabetes & Hypertension - 2
    Chairs: Ion Tiberiu Nanea, Yunus Erdem
  17:00 - 17:45 Medical treatment of hypertension: What do the guidelines say? Yunus Erdem
  17:45 - 18:30 Heart in hypertension Ion Tiberiu Nanea
 
Saturday, 23 February 2019
  09:00 - 10:30 Plenary Session 2
    Chairs: Cristian Baicus, Serhat Unal
  09:00 - 09:45 General principles of insulin therapy in diabetes mellitus Ibrahim Sahin
  09:45 - 10:30 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Disease Oriented Evidence Versus Patient Oriented Evidence Cristian Baicus
   
  10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
   
 

11:00 - 13:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS - RHEUMATOLOGY

  11:00 - 12:00 Rheumatology Session 3
    Chairs: Ion Bruckner, Ihsan Ertenli
  11:00 - 11:20 Radiographic Progression in Axial SpA: Can it be Inhibited? Emel Gonullu
  11:20 - 11:40 New ACR SPARTAN 2018 Recommendations For the Management of SpA and Nr-Axial SpA Ismail Sari
  11:40 - 12:00 Tools for measuring disease activity in psoriatic arthritis Magda Parvu
   
  12:00 - 13:00 Rheumatology Session 4
    Chairs: Andra Balanescu, Ali Akdogan
  12:00 - 12:20 Comprehensive Management of Behcet's Diseases Gulen Hatemi
  12:20 - 12:40 Diagnosis and Treatment of Non-Infectious Uveitis Yilmaz Ozyazgan
  12:40 - 13:00 Diagnosis and Treatment of Intestinal Findings in Behcet’s Disease Aykut Ferhat Celik
  13:00 - 13:20 Cardio-vascular effects of csDMARDs Andra Balanescu
 
 

11:00 - 12:20

PARALLEL SESSIONS - DIABETES & HYPERTENSION

  11:00 - 12:20 Diabetes & Hypertension - 3: Type 2 diebates mellitus complications
    Chair: Adriana Gurghean
  11:00 - 11:40 Diabetic Cardiomyopathy Adriana Gurghean
  11:40 - 12:20 Case Discussions: Hypertension and diabetes Yunus Erdem
Alper Gürlek
   
  12:20 - 14:00 Lunch
   
 

14:20 - 18:00

PARALLEL SESSIONS - RHEUMATOLOGY

  14:20 - 15:20 Rheumatology Session 5
    Chairs: Denisa Predeteanu, Gokhan Keser
  14:20 - 14:40 Interplay between genes and environmental factors in rheumatoid arthritis Denisa Predeteanu
  14:40 - 15:00 New Treatment Pathways in Rheımatoid Arthritis: A Deep Dive To JAK Inhibitors Zeynep Ozbalkan Aslar
  15:00 - 15:20 Does Delay Matter in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Mehmet Engin Tezcan
   
  15:20 - 15:40 COFFEE BREAK  
   
  15:40 - 16:40 Rheumatology Session 6
    Chairs: Daniela Opris-Belinski, Eftal Yucel
  15:40 - 16:00 Use of Biologic Drugs Among Patients at Reproductive Age Nevsun Inanc
  16:00 - 16:20 How to Manage SLE: an update on diagnosis and management Huseyin T. Ozer
  16:20 - 16:40 Systemic lupus erythematosus - an overview of old and new therapeutic options Daniela Opris-Belinski
   
  16:40 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
   
  17:00 - 18:00 Selected Abstract Presentations
 
 

14:00 - 15:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - DIABETES & HYPERTENSION

  14:00 - 15:30 Diabetes & Hypertension - 4:
    Chairs: Ana Maria Balahura, Daniela Bartos
  14:00 - 14:45 Hypertensive emergencies: old disease, updated management? Ana Maria Balahura
  14:45 - 15:30 Resistant hypertension: drugs versus interventions? Daniela Bartos
   
  15:30 - 16:00 COFFEE BREAK
   
 

14:00 - 16:30

PARALLEL SESSIONS - Gastroenterology 1

  14:00 - 14:40
Gastroenterology
Main Room
Gastroenterology
Room 2
Gastroenterology
Room 3
WORKSHOP 1:
Biologic Treatment in Crohn's Disease: Which Patient, When, What Treatment?
Hulya Hamzaoglu
WORKSHOP 2:
Biologic Treatment in Ulcerative Colitis: Which Patient, When, What Treatment?
Yusuf Ziya Erzin
WORKSHOP 3:
T2T Monitoring and Treatment Optimization in IBD Management: Which Patient, When, How?
Hale Akpinar
  14:40 - 14:50 WORKSHOP ROTATION BREAK
  14:50 - 15:30
WORKSHOP 1:
Hulya Hamzaoglu
WORKSHOP 2:
Yusuf Ziya Erzin
WORKSHOP 3:
Hale Akpinar
  15:30 - 15:40 WORKSHOP ROTATION BREAK
  15:40 - 16:20
WORKSHOP 1:
Hulya Hamzaoglu
WORKSHOP 2:
Yusuf Ziya Erzin
WORKSHOP 3:
Hale Akpinar
   
  16:20 - 16:50 COFFEE BREAK
     
  16:50 - 18:20 PARALLEL SESSIONS - Gastroenterology 2
    Chairs: Ayhan Hilmi Cekin
  16:50 - 17:10 Use of Biologic Drugs Among Patients at Reproductive Age Oyku Tayfur Yurekli
  17:10 - 17:30 Biologic Therapy for the Management of Extraintestinal Manifestations Yesim Ozen Alahdab
  17:30 - 18:00 Where are we in IBD management? Are we ready for the future? Murat Toruner
  18:00 - 18:20 Discussion  
   
 

14:00 - 18:40

PARALLEL SESSIONS - DERMATOLOGY

  14:00 - 15:00 Dermatology Session 1
Patient Journey
    Chairs: Rafet Koca, Arzu Kilic
  14:00 - 14:20 Pre-treatment procedures in psoriasis: When? How? Sibel Dogan
  14:20 - 14:40 Management of common problems during therapy. Nida Kacar
  14:40 - 15:00 How and when to stop therapy? Filiz Canpolat
   
  15:00 - 15:30 COFFEE BREAK
   
  15:30 - 16:30 Dermatology Session 2
Psoriatic Patient's Disease Burden
    Chairs: Mustafa Ozdemir, Nida Kacar
  15:30 - 15:50 Psoriasis from Gastroenterology Perspective (NASH & UC & Crohn & HCV) Murat Kiyici
  15:50 - 16:10 Urban legends in psoriasis therapy Zeynep Topkarci
  16:10 - 16:30 Psoriasis & psychosocial burden Ilknur Altunay
   
  16:30 - 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
   
  17:00 - 18:00 Dermatology Session 3
Hidradenitisi Suppurativa
    Chairs: Murat Borlu, Bilal Dogan
  17:00 - 17:20 HS therapy: from guidelines to clinical practice Muge Guler Ozden
  17:20 - 17:40 Approach to a HS patient: deeper than skin Didem Didar Balci
  17:40 - 18:00 Challenging cases of HS Ercan Caliskan
   
  18:00 - 18:40 Oral Presentations
    Evaluation of the Relationship between Clinical Findings, Diseases Activation and Neuropathic Pain Frequency in Behcet’s Disease
Koray Ayar

Correlation Between Strenght of Various Upper Extremity Muscle Groups And Disease Activity and Disability in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ozan Volkan Yurdakul

Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-related Antigen-4 Inhibition and Insulin Resistance in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Reyhan Kose

Takayasu Arteritis Involving Aortic Valve; Mimicking Infective Endocarditis
Samet Karahan
 
Sunday, 24 February 2019
  09:30 - 10:30 Plenary Session 4
    Chairs: Timur Pirildar, Server Serdaroglu
  09:30 - 09:50 From Hair to Nail: clues for rheumatology Murat Borlu
  09:50 - 10:10 Skin Manifestations in Rheumatic Diseases Filiz Demir Topaloglu
  10:10 - 10:30 Diagnosis and Management of ANCA-associated vasculitis Ozgul Soysal Gunduz
 
  10:30 - 11:30 Oral Poster presentations
   

The Effects of Allopurinol on Redox Sensitive Transcription Factors, Pro-inflammatory Cytokines and Heme Oxygenase-1 in Acetic Acid-induced Colitis in Rats
Ulvi Demirel

Asymptomatic Proteinuria in a Patient with Ankylosing Spondylitis
Handan Yarkan Tugsal

Articular Findings in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Prospective and Single-Center Cohort Study
Sinem Sag

 
  11:30 - 12:00 Closing & Discussions