45th Congress of the European Society of Lymphology

 
 
 


Abstracts received after the 28th of February but before the 13rd of March will be taken into consideration but will only be analyzed by the national scientific committee!

Please send abstract to  info@acta-medica-belgica.be   and/or pierre.bourgeois2201@gmail.com

 

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IMPORTANT DATES

Last date for Early Bird Registration:  28thof February, 2019

Abstract submission deadline: 28thof February, 2019

Notification of acceptance: 15thof March, 2019

Notification of the timings and dates of the accepted oral presentations: 30Thof March, 2019

 

MAIN MENU

Presidential Welcome                                                                                                        page 2

Organisation-Committees                                                                                                 page 3

Main Topics for GCAFI and ESL Meetings                                                                  page 4

Invited speakers                                                                                                               page 5

 Contact  (Congress Secretariat)                                                                                      page 6

Important dates                                                                                                                page 6

Venue                                                                                                                                 page 6

Conference Language, Accreditation and Certificate of Attendance                           page 6

Abstracts submission guidelines                                                                                     page 6

Registration form                                                                                                              page 7

Registration fee                                                                                                                 page 8-9

Provisional (14122018) program at a glance…                                                              page 10

The choice of sessions you wish to attend! (Mandatory!)                                              page 11

 

WARNING!

Registration will be considered as definitive

ONLY

After proof of payment AND

Reception OF the completed registration form AND OF the doc “Your Choice of Sessions”!

 

Presidental Welcome

Dear Colleagues,

The members of the Organizing and Scientific Committees of the Belgian Society of Lymphology (BeSL) and of the Group R&D Clinical Applications of Fluorescence Imagings (GCAFI) are pleased to invite you to the 45th congress of the European Society of Lymphology (ESL) and of the 1rst GCAFI Meeting taking place in Brussels on the 3rdand 4th of May 2019.

In the framework of parallel sessions, of round table sessions, diagnostics, screenings and conservative as well as surgical treatments of lymphedemas will be presented and discussed… but with a special focus on the personalized approach of each patient.

Because lymphedemas are frequently secondary to surgery for cancer, parallel session will also be organized for the physicians, surgeons and physical therapists involved in the pre-therapeutic, peri-therapeutic and post-therapeutic managements of cancers, of their lymphatic metastasis, of their lymphatic and vascular complications and, due to its growing interest for the surgeons and for the lymphologists, with a special focus on Near Inra-Red Fluorescence Imaging techniques.

In order to successfully realize these intentions, the Organizing Committee thus invites you to lend your support by submitting abstracts on the Congress topics, with contributions for discussion and with instructive casuistics.

Producers and distributors at the congress will have an opportunity to approach effectively the lymphological community, to introduce innovations, or to highlight advantages of their products.

We are looking forward to seeing you at the congress.

In the name of the Organizing and Scientific Committees

Prof. Pierre BOURGEOIS, MD, PhD, MCU-PH,

ESL Congress President

BeSL President

 

Group R&D

Clincal

Applications

Fluorescence

Imagings

 

Organizers

                   

European Society of Lymphology     Belgian Society of Lymphology        Group R&D Clinical Applications Fluorescence Imagings

These meetings are endorsed by the following societies

The European Society of Molecular Imaging (ESMI)

The Royal Belgian Society for Surgery (RBSS)

The Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (RBSPS)

The Spanish Group of Lymphology (Grupo Espanol de Linfologia, GEL)

The Swedish Lymphology Association (SLA)

 

 

 Committees

Honorary President:

Professor Albert LEDUC

Organizing Committee

Professor Nele ADRIAENSSENS

Professor Pierre BOURGEOIS

Doctor Carola BRUSSAARD

Doctor Guido GIACALONE

Professor Joseph HARFOUCHE

Professor Olivier LEDUC

Professor Steven PROVYN

Doctor Mirela Mariana ROMAN

Doctor Assaf ZELTZER

 

National Scientific Committee

Belgian Society of Lymphology :

Professor Nele ADRIAENSSENS

Professor Pierre BOURGEOIS

Doctor Carola BRUSSAARD

Professor Mieke FLOUR

Professor Nick GEBRUERS

Doctor Guido GIACALONE

Professor Joseph HARFOUCHE

Professor Olivier LEDUC

Professor Gabriel LIBERALE (GCAFI)

Professor Pierre LIEVENS

Professor Steven PROVYN

Doctor Mirela Mariana ROMAN

Doctor Serge THEYS

Professor Mikka VIKKULA

Doctor Assaf ZELTZER

 

GCAFI:

Professor Pierre BOURGEOIS

Dr Antoine DIGONNET

Dr DURAN-DERIJCKERE I.

Professor Gabriel LIBERALE

Doctor Mirela Mariana ROMAN

 

European Society of Lymphology

Executive Committee

Honorary President: Professor Albert LEDUC,Belgium

Congress President:Professor Pierre BOURGEOIS, Belgium

President: Professor Francesco BOCCARDO, Italy

Vice-President: Professor Ruediger BAUMEISTER, Germany

Vice-President: Professor Etelka FÖLDI;Germany

Scientific Secretary: Professor Olivier LEDUC, Belgium

Treasurer: to be nominated

Chair of the Scientific Committee: Professor Pierre BOURGEOIS, Belgium

Vice-Chair of the Scientific Committee: Professor Evangelos DIMAKAKOS, Greece

 

Members

Hakan Brorson, Sweden
Jean-Paul Belgrado, Belgium

Jean Patrice Brun, France
Corradino Campisi, Italy
Marina Cestari, Italy
Oldřich Eliška, CzechRepublic
Isabel Forner-Cordero, Spain
Amer Hamadé, France
Karin Johansson, Sweden
Albert Leduc, Belgium
Sandro Michelini, Italy
Gianni Moneta, Italy
Waldemar Olszewski, Poland
Cristobal Papendieck, Argentina
Alexandre Pissas, France
Marc Riquet, France
Gilbert Thibaut, France
Martin Wald, CzechRepublic

 

 

 

Main Topics for ESL Meeting

·            Basic lymphology (anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology)

·            Genetics in Lymphedemas and in Lymphatic Metastazing Process

·            Imaging of the lymphatic system

·            Imagings of the Sentinel Lymph Nodes and of the Lympho-Nodal metastases

·            Lymphedemas evaluations

·            Lymphedemas Classification

·            Lymphatic System and Sports

·            Fatty tissues, lipedemas and lymphatic system

·            Surgical prevention of 2ary lymphatic complications

·            Clinical and physiotherapeutic prevention of 2ary lymphatic complications 

·            Conservative treatment for lymphatic disorders

·            Surgery and microsurgery in lymphatic insufficiency, lymphoedema and lipedema

·            Complications in lymphedema and their Treatments   

·            Quality of life issues in patient with lymphedema

 

Main Topics for GCAFI Meeting (NIRFI : Near Infra-Red Fluorescence Imaging)

·            NIRFI of SLN after peri-tumoral injection of ICG

·            Opto-Acoustic Imaging and NIRFI

·            NIRFI of Lymph Node metastases after intra-venous injection of ICG

·            NIRFI of Cancers after intra-venous injection of ICG

·            NIRFI of Lymph Node metastases after intra-venous injection of fluorescent molecules

·            NIRFI of Cancers after intra-venous injection of fluorescent molecules

·            NIRFI for evaluation of the vascularization

·            Endoscopic NIRFI

 

 

PROGRAM

Confirmed invited speakers (other than members of the committees):

Dr Sardella (Germany)

Pr Klode (Germany)

Pr Masia (Spain)

Dr Fortuny (Swiss)

Pr Janetschek (Austria)

Pr Lécuru (France)

Pr Riss (Swiss)

Pr Vahrmeijer (The Netherlands)

Pr Valdes Olmos team (The Netherlands)

Dr Fastrez (Belgium)

Pr Dapri (Belgium)

Dr De Nayer (Belgium)

 

DATE : May 3rdto 4th– 2019

CONFERENCE VENUE (provisional 18/12/2018): The Blue Point, Bd Reyers, 1030, Brussels, Belgium

 CONTACT,  CONGRESS SECRETARIAT:

 Acta Medica Belgica (Mrs A. Hirsch ; Royal Belgian Association of Medical Scientific Societies)

         Mail: info@acta-medica-belgica.be          Fax : 003223749628

  • Multi-disciplinary Clinic of Lymphology (Mrs J. Toussaint)

Mail : jessie.toussaint@bordet.be Fax : 003225413224

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Abstract submission deadline:           28thof February, 2019

 

Abstracts submissions Guidelines:

 

All abstracts must be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication.


Abstract title – limited to 20 words
Abstract text – limited to 500 words, including acknowledgements.

Abstract area: at most half a page format A4

 

Except for Case Reports and Reviews, abstracts should clearly state: a) Background b) Aim of the work c) Material & Methods d) Results e) Conclusions

 

Warnings:the authors are invited to precise if their abstracts are for oral (only), poster (only), oral and/or poster (indifferently) presentation ANDthe session-s in which they wish to see their presentations


Notification of acceptance:            15thof March, 2019

 

Notification of the timings and dates of the accepted oral presentations:                                                                   30Thof March, 2019

ACCREDITATION : Applications for Belgian and CEME Accreditation have been requested!

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

Certificates of attendance will be available for congress participants on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.They will be given only upon reception by the congress secretariat of the meeting’s evaluation form.

The registration for the 45thmeeting of ESL is now open!

Registration form (to be sent by mail or fax to the congress secretariat):

Gender Mrs Mr    
Name first name (ex: Paul) Last name (ex: Dubois)    
Who are you? Student      
  Physiotherapist      
  OCP (bandagist)      
  Nurse      
  MD in training      
  MD specialist      
  Specialty-Activity? General Practitioner    
    Internal Medicine    
    Phlebology    
    Angiology    
    Oncology    
    Surgery    
    areas of specialisation? Plastic Surgery  
      Vascular Surgery  
      Breast  
      Melanoma  
      Gynecology  
      Urology  
      Digestive tract  
      Head and Neck  
      Other:  
  Company Company Name    
  Other:      
E-mail:        
Phone-Number:        
Fax Number:        
Address        
         
will participate in the ESL meeting the GCAFI meeting    
will be present on        
  3rd May 2019 4th May 2019 3rd and 4th of May At the Gala Dinner
         
will submit, has submitted one abstract      
  only for oral only for poster for oral and/or poster
  as 1st author as co-author    

 

Mandatory:  In order to finalize the timings of the program and to organize the occupation of the Conference Rooms, it is requested from the attendees that they mark their choice-s of session(s) and to send us back with this registration form the doc “Your Preferred Choice of Sessions” (see page 11 and attached)!

Registration fee:

The total registration price includes one admission fee and one (mandatory) catering fee (lunch and two coffee breaks per day), entrance to extensive Exhibit Hall and all poster presentations, admittance to all plenary and concurrent sessions, standard certificate of attendance, conference program and tote bag.

The prices (VAT-TVA included) can be found hereafter and in the excell-doc attached.

 

Warnings!

Congress Gala dinner is not included in the fee

YET

it may be booked via the registration form!

 

ESL members not having paid their 2019 membership’s fee by the 1st of March 2019 will have thereafter to pay one registration fee

AND

The inscription fees will increase after 28thFebruary 2019 and

After 14thApril 2019

Payment terms

Payment is solely possible by bank transfer (with the name(s) of the participant(s) being clearly mentioned!).

Account name: BESL ASBL (Av Winston Churchill, 11/30, 1180, Brussels, Belgium)

(Bank address: 3, Place de Baudour, 7331, Baudour, Belgium)
IBAN:  BE36001786389281
BIC: GEBEBEBB

Communication (MANDATORY):ESL/GCAFI Participant name….

 

Upon reception by the conference secretariat of the registration and payment, a confirmation will be sent by mail!

It is your responsibility to forward the invoice to the correct place for immediate payment and you must ensure that the correct VAT number and invoice address is entered during the registration process.

Cancellation terms

Registered participants who are unable to attend the conference must forward a written cancellation by mail to the ESL 2019 Meeting Secretariat :info@acta-medica-belgica.be

Refund of the registration and catering fee and of Gala Dinner event (minus 40 Euros administration costs) will be granted if notification of cancellation reaches the conference secretariat in writing before and on 1rst of April 2019. Beyond this date, cancellations will not be refunded. Refunds by bank transfer will be processed after the conference. No refunds will be granted in case of no show.

Refunded fee in case of cancellation          By 15/03/2019: 60% fee     By 1/04/2019:40% fee

If, for reasons beyond the control of the organizer, the conference is cancelled, the registration fee will be refunded after deduction of expenses incurred by the conference.

Liability:

In registering for the congress, participants agree that neither the congress committees, nor the organizers assume any liability whatsoever. Participant and sponsors should therefore organize their own health and personal insurances.

 

 

PROVISIONAL (13/12/2018) PROGRAM AT A GLANCE…

 

FOR EACH « TOPIC », A WALKING POSTER SESSION WILL FOLLOW AND/OR PRECEED THE ORAL SESSION

 

WARNING ! WE REMIND YOU TO COMPLETE AND SEND US YOUR « PREFERRED CHOICES OF SESSIONS » (see next page and the excel doc attached) !

 

3rd of May 2019      
  Oral
  GCAFI ESL ESL parallel
0730-0830 REGISTRATION AND WELCOME
0830-1015 NIRFI in Breast Cancers and melanomas Lymphatic System anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology Lymphatic System and sport
1015-1045 coffee break
1045-1230 NIRFI in plastic surgery Imaging and detection of SLN and LN metastasis CDT and Elastic Stockings and Cointentions  (provisional tittle)
1230-1400 Lunch
1400-1545 NIRFI in Gynecologic and urologic cancers: SLN 2ary lymphatic complications: surgical prevention and management CDT and MLD (provisional tittle)
1545-1615 Round table: plastic surgery and lymphatic microsurgeries in the per and postoperative management of patients at risk and with limbedema
1545-1615 coffee break
1615-1800 NIRFI in Head and Neck Cancers Lymphatic system Imagings CDT and Pressotherapies (provisional tittle)
1800-1830 The Belgian Corner…
2000-2300 Gala Dinner
       
4rth of May 2019      
  Oral
  GCAFI ESL ESL parallel
0730-0830 REGISTRATION
0830-1015 NIRFI IV in Intra-abdominal cancers (non SLN) 2ary lymphatic complications: clinical and physiotherapeutic prevention and management Lymphedemas evaluation
1015-1045 coffee break
1045-1230 NIRFI in digestive tract cancers Genetics in lymphedema and in lymphatic metastasing process Lymphedemas and the General Practitioners
1230-1300   Round table around LE classification and management
1230-1400 Lunch
1400-1530 NIRFI in digestive tract cancers The BeSL TNM Like Classification of Limbedemas Socio-Economic and epidemiological considerations about LE
1530-1545 Closing remarks
1545-1615   Closing remarks
1615-1645 coffee break
1645-1800   ESL General assembly

 

In order to finalize the timings of the program and to organize the occupation of the Conference Rooms, it is requested from the attendees that they mark their choice-s of session(s) they wish to attend

 

GCAFI Meeting

NIRFI in

O      Breast Cancers and        Melanoma

O      Plastic Surgery

O      Gynecologic and           Urologic cancers: SLN

O      Head and Neck Cancers (including Parathyroid)

O      Intra-abdominal cancers          (non SLN)

O      In Digestive Tract cancers

O      And Opto-Acoustics

 

ESL Meeting

 

O      Lymphatic System anatomy, physiology,   pathophysiology

O      Lymphatic System and Sport

O      Imaging and detection of SLN and LN      metastasis

O      CDT and Elastic Stockings and Cointentions       (provisional tittle)

O      2ary lymphatic complications: surgical       prevention and management

O      CDT and MLD (provisional tittle)

 

O      Round table: plastic surgery and lymphatic        microsurgeries in the per and postoperative        management of patients at risk and with         limbedema

 

O      Lymphatic system Imagings

O      CDT and Pressotherapies  (provisional tittle)

 

O     2ary lymphatic complications: clinical and physiotherapeutic prevention and      management

O      Lymphedemas evaluation

O      Genetics in lymphedema and in lymphatic metastasing process

O      Lymphedemas and the General Practitioners

 

O      Round table around LE classification and         management

 

O      The BeSL TNM Like Classification of       Limbedemas

O      Socio-Economic and epidemiological        considerations about LE