Vasculitis Course

Name: Vasculitis HYBRID Course

Date: 28 and 29 March 2022

Venue: SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital

Location: Barcelona, Spain



Monday 28 March

Light lunch

14.00 Opening and Welcome

14.10 Classification and epidemiology
          Seza Ozen

14.40 One year in review
           Teresa Giani

15.10 Laboratory tests and biomarkers
          Ezgi Deniz Batu

15.30 Interactive presentation of attendees

16.00 coffee break

16.30 Histopathology
          Stela Bulimbasic

16.50 Imaging
          Josep Munuera

17.10 Mimics (interactive)
          Teresa Giani

Conclusions of the day

Tuesday 29 March

09.00 IgA vasculitis
           Marija Jielusic

09.30 Kawasaki disease
           Judith Sanchez-Manubens

10.00 Polyarteritis nodosa
           Neil Martin

10.20 Interactive clinical cases
           Rolando Cimaz

10.35 Takayasu arteritis
           Christian Scott

11.00 coffee break

11.30 Behçet disease
          Seza Ozen

11.50 ANCA-associated vasculitis
          Maria Cinta CID

12.10 Primary CNS vasculitis vs inflammatory brain disease
          Thaís Armangué Salvador

12.30 Interactive clinical cases

12.45 Monogenic vasculitides
          Despina Eleftheriou

 13.15 lunch break

14.15 Interactive clinical cases on CNS vasculitis

14.45 Monitoring of disease activity and damage
          Marija Jelusic

15.05 Treatment Guidelines: SHARE and others
           Marija Jelusic

15.30 How to critically read an article on paed vas
          Rolando Cimaz

16.00 Course evaluation/proposals

Closing remarks


Confirmed speakers

  • Jordi Antòn (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Ezgi Deniz Batu (Ankara, Turkey)
  • Stela Bulimbasic (Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Maria Cinta Cid  (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Rolando Cimaz (Milan, Italy)
  • Despina Eleftheriou (London, UK)
  • Teresa Giani (Milan, Italy)
  • Marija Jelusic (Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Neil Martin (Glasgow, UK)
  • Seza Ozen (Ankara, Turkey)
  • Thaís Armangué Salvador (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Judith Sanchez-Manubens (Barcelona, Spain)
  • Christian Scott (Cape Town, South Africa)


Anyone interested to attend is invited to register to the course. You will be requested to indicate whether you plan to attend physically in Barcelona or virtually via Zoom.

Registration fee: 200 € (excl. VAT)

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Organizers: Marija Jelusic -

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