Project Description

e-Masterclass on ILD in SSc

Brazil, May 22nd, 2021

Kindly note that the time is in CEST time ( UTC+2)


On demand pre-recorded lectures available from May 8th to May 22nd


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    Steering committee: WSF and Brazilian Officers

    • Welcome/Chair Sessions:
      Prof. Marco Matucci Cerinic and Prof. Ricardo Machado Xavier
    • Opening lectures scientific state of the art
      Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis today Prof. Karin Storrer (BR)
      An overview about Interstitial Lung Disease in rheumatic diseases Prof. Yannick Allanore (F)

    • Session I
      Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases Prof. Marcelo Gazzana (BR)
      An update on SSc-ILD: prevalence, outcomes, assessment Prof. Christopher Denton (UK)
      Chair: Prof. Percival Sampaio-Barros (BR)

    • Session II
      Progresses and future of lung imaging in SSc-ILD Prof. Marco Matucci Cerinic (I)
      ILD in RA: facts and realities Prof. Eric Matteson (USA)
      ILD in antisynthetase syndrome: fulminant and chronic patterns Prof. Rohit Aggarwal (USA)
      Chair: Dr. Cristiane Kayser

    • Session III
      Bronchoalveolar lavage and the biopsy for ILD: respective indications and input Prof. Sara Tomassetti (I)
      How to manage pulmonary hypertension related to ILD: treatment or not? (group 3 PH) Prof. Sean Gaine (Ir)
      The treatment of SSc ILD, current practice and algorithm Prof. Dinesh Khanna (USA)
      Stem cell transplantation for SSc patients with ILD, current practice and challenges Prof. Maria Carolina de Oliveira Rodrigues
      Chair: Prof. Andrea Tavares Dantas

    Live sessions on May 22nd, 2021 (time zone CEST)

    • 14.00 – 14.05 Welcome & introduction: Prof. Marco Matucci Cerinic and Prof. Ricardo Machado Xavier

    • 14.05 – 15.00 Buzz sessions: approach, diagnosis and management of SSc inILD using Quiz imaging with discussion on differential diagnosis, infections and other lung diseases Prof. Carolina de Souza Müller and Prof. Karin Storrer (BR)

    • 15.00 – 16.00 Case presentations: challenges in the treatment of ARDs-ILD diseases
      Chair: Prof. Cristiane Kayser and Prof. Regina Tibana (BR)

    • 16.00 – 17.00 Q&A All faculty
      Moderator: Prof. Ricardo Machado Xavier

    • 17.05 Conclusions and farewell
      Prof. Marco Matucci Cerinic and Prof. Ricardo Machado Xavier

    Boehringer Ingelheim supports the e-Master Class workshop
    with a medical education grant