The 7th ESPEN Symposium will take place at the Van Swieten Haal of the Medical University of Viennaon the 27 and 28 October 2019.
Sunday, October 27
- 08.30-12.30 Pierre Singer and Claude Pichard
- 12.30 Registration and Lunch
- 13.20 Introduction and Welcome
- 13.30 The History of predictive equations
- 13.50 Critical analysis of the value of weight: ideal, observed, adjusted, measured?
- 14.10 Predictive equations, should we measure or calculate?
M. de van der Schueren
- 14.30 Predictive equations for the normal individual and for the disease
- 15.00 From the cell to predictive equations/measurements of resting energy expenditure
- 15.30 Body composition parameters to improve the validity of the equations
- 16.00 Coffee Break
- 16.30 How to predict/measure energy expenditure in critically ill patients
- 17.00 The obese patient and its energy requirements
- 17.30 How to plan a nutritional therapy in the elderly regarding calories
- 19.30 Symposium Dinner
Monday, October 28
- 09.00 Value of stress factors in surgery/trauma
- 09.20 How to evaluate energy requirements in the co-morbid patient?
- 09.40 Does gender play a role in energy requirements evaluation?
- 10.00 Cancer and energy expenditure. Does it play a role?
- 10.30 Should we continue to use predictive
Pro: M. de van der Schueren
Con: C. Pichard
- 11.00 Coffee Break
- 11.30 The predictive equations in ESPEN guidelines
- 11.45 The use of FFMI in the diagnosis of malnutrition: a must?
- 12.00 Body composition values as an alternative. Value and precision in normal individual and disease
- 12.20 The future of predictive equations to predict and guide calorie prescription in acutely ill patients / in chronic disease: a critical analysis
- 12.40 The ESPEN Perspective
- 13.00 Closing Remarks
- 13.15 Farewell Buffet and Departure
Online registration at www.noemacongressi.it
Espen Member*: € 144.00
Espen Non Member: € 180.00
* 2019 regular membership is required.
LLL Course fee
The fee includes: admittance to the Scientific Sessions; Conference kit; Certificate of attendance; CME credits (if achieved); Coffee break and lunch