Program

DAY 22 September – Thursday

Pre-Congress Clinical Session (Spanish)

17:00–17:45 Epidemiologia de dirofilariosis canina y felina en España: ¿hay filaria en mi clínica? La realidad de una enfermedad en expansión
17:45–18:30 ¿Lo estoy haciendo bien?: Dudas frecuentes durante el manejo de la dirofilariosis
18:30–19:00 Dirofilariosis felina: ¿es asma?
19:00–19:30 Efecto de Dirofilaria immitis en el endotelio vascular y sus consecuencias
19:30–20:00 ¿Y tú qué harías…? Algunos casos clínicos
20:00 Cóctel

Preliminary program:

DAY 23 September - Friday


08:00-09:00 Registration

Epidemiology and Vectors
09:00-09:20 Heartworm pandemic? Epidemiology of Dirofilaria immitis in Europe
09:20-09:40 New distribution trends of vectors in Europe
09:40-09:50 Oral communication
09:50-10:00 Oral communication
10:00-10:20 Geographic information system (GIS): utility in prediction of Dirofilaria dynamics
10.20-10:30 Oral communication
10:30-10:40 Oral communication
10:40-11:15 Coffee Break

One health
11:15-11:35 Dangerous expansion of subconjunctival human dirofilariosis: guidelines for detection and management
11:35-11:55 Human angiostrongylosis in Europe
11:55-12:05 Oral communication
12:05-12:15 Oral communication
12:15-11:35 Pulmonary dirofilariosis: more than isolated case
12:35-12:45 Oral communication
12:45-12:55 Oral communication
13:00-14:30 Lunch

 New advances in diagnosis
14:30-14:50 The role of US for the diagnosis of D.immitis and D.repens infection in dogs
14:50-15:10 New biomarkers in heartworm disease
15:10-15:20 Oral communication
15:20-15:30 Oral communication
15:30-15:50 Can we diagnose Dirofilaria repens?
15:50-16:00 Oral communication
16:00-16:10 Oral communication
16:10-16:40 Coffee Break

Feline heartworm: the silent disease
16:40-17:00 Is it HARD? Diagnosis and management of feline HARD
17:00-17:20 Update and trends in feline epidemiology  
17:20-17:30 Oral communication
17:30-17:40 Oral communication
17:40-18:00 Diagnosis and treatment of feline heartworm: what is new?
18:00-18:10 Oral communication
18:10-18:20 Oral communication

DAY 24 September - Saturday

Treatment and prevention
09:00-09:20 LOE/Resistance in Europe: is it happening?
09:20-09:40 Heartworm management in non-endemic areas
09:40-09:50 Oral communication
09:50-10:00 Oral communication
10:00-10:20 "Moxi-Doxy" for treatment of canine heartworm
10.20-10:30 Oral communication
10:30-10:40 Oral communication
10:40-11:15 Coffee Break

Treatment and prevention
11:15-11:35 Heartworm management in new endemic areas
11:35-11:55 Is it terminal? Medical treatment of caval syndrome
11:55-12:05 Oral communication
12:05-12:15 Oral communication
12:15-11:35 INVITED TALK
12:35-12:45 Oral communication
12:45-12:55 Oral communication
13:00-14:30 Lunch

Angio Forum
14:30-14:50 Current distribution and expansion of angiostrongylosis
14:50-15:10 Management of canine angiostrongylosis
15:10-15:20 Oral communication
15:20-15:30 Oral communication
15:30-15:50 The bleeding Angio Dog. What to do first?
15:50-16:00 Oral communication
16:00-16:10 Oral communication
16:10-16:40 Coffee Break

Final Remarks
16:40-17:00 INVITED TALK
17:00-17:20 Closing Remarks (round table)
17:30-17:40 General Assembly
18:00-18:10 21:00 Gala Dinner

ESDA

Mission

The mission of Society is to be an European resource for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of both D. immitis and D. repens and Angiostrongylus vasorum in companion animals and to educate physicians and the public on the zoonotic risk of human Dirofilariosis.