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Paediatrics II: Mind the Gap... Filling in the Gaps in our Knowledge!

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1:30 PM, Saturday 17 Jun 2023 (1 hour 30 minutes)
Québec City Convention Centre - Room 308 A | Salle 308 A
Paediatric Ophthalmology


Learning Objectives: 

At the end of this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Describe Choroidal findings in premature babies with ROP  
  • Describe the recent recommendations in paediatric CMV screening
  • Describe the findings in optic nerve hypoplasia and its embryological explanation

CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Scholar



Sub Sessions

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM | 5 minutes

Introduction to the session & Presentation of the CAPOS Resident and Medical Student Awards

1:35 PM - 1:50 PM | 15 minutes
Award Winner

 Authors: Tianwei E. Zhou, Nasrin Tehrani, Peter Kertes, Kamiar Mireskandari. University of Toronto.Author Disclosures: T.E. Zhou: None. N. Tehrani: None. P. Kertes: None. K. Mireskandari: None.Abstract Body: Purpose: Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) remains the major ocular disorder of the neonates in the world. Its retina...

1:50 PM - 2:00 PM | 10 minutes

 Authors: Kamiar Mireskandari1, Kate Leahy1, Asim Ali1, Kourosh Sabri2, Michael O'Connor3, Yiannis Iordanous4, Yi Ning Strube5, Jeffrey Pernica2, Lauren Gallagher6, Jason Brophy3, Kirk Leifso7, Michelle Barton8, Jessica Dunn9, Ari Bitnun1. 1The Hospital for Sick Children, 2McMaster University, ...

2:00 PM - 2:10 PM | 10 minutes

 Authors: Yi Ning J. Strube1, Kevin Cheung1, Bella R. Germano2, Wilma M. Hopman1, Kenneth W. Wright3. 1Queen's University, 2California Institute of Technology, 3Queen's University; Director and Founder Wright Foundation for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Los Angeles CA.Author Disclosures: Y.J. Strube: Membership on advisory boards or speakers’...

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM | 15 minutes
2:30 PM - 2:50 PM | 20 minutes
Keynote SpeakerPaediatric Ophthalmology

Michael Brodsky, MD

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