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IFCC PoCT International Symposium

16 - 17 November 2015 - Cancun, Mexico

P R O G R A M M E

Monday 16th November

Moderators: Rosy Tirimacco & Rosa Sierra-Amor

 

Welcome/Update on PoCT within IFCC

Rosy Tirimacco

 

How can PoCT assist Cardiovascular Services in Mexico

Gustavo F Mendez Machado

 

PoCT within Mexican Association of Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Rosa Sierra-Amor

 

Avoiding Pre-analytical Errors in Blood Gases

Anne Skurup

 

Blood Gases Made Easy

Trevor Allison

 

Laboratory preparation for Ebola: Accelerating Diagnosis at the Point of Need

Gerald Kost

Moderators: Gustavo F Mendez Machado & Anne Skurup

 

Setting up a Cardiology Clinical Network

Philip Tideman

 

PoCT Supporting Management of Diabetic Patients

Melchor Alpizar-Salazar

 

Update on Molecular PoCT

Ellis Jacobs

 

PoCT for the Early Detection of Acute Kidney Injury

Gustavo F Mendez Machado

 

Early Detection of Renal Disease

Gregorio Obrador

 

From Generation to the Interpretation of the Liporenal Toxicosis

Samuel Treviño

 

Uricosuria: Biochemical Metabolic Dysfunction Footprint recommendations?

Jose Angel Hernandez

Tuesday 17th November

Moderators: Sverre Sandberg & Gustavo Mendez

 

Troponin – When is an Assay High Sensitive?

Paul Collinson

 

When is an Elevated Troponin not ACS

Allan Jaffe

 

Point of Care Troponin Tests

Paul Collinson

 

Troponin Case Studies

Paul Collinson
Allan Jaffe
Philip Tideman

 

Management of AF

 Philip Tideman

 

Impact of glucose meter error on efficacy of glycemic control after cardiovascular surgery

Brad Karon

Moderators: Rosa Sierra-Amor & Rosy Tirimacco

 

Principles of QC

Sverre Sandberg

 

PANEL DISCUSSION
Why do I need to run IQC and EQA and how often should I run them?

Moderator: Rosy Tirimacco
Adil Khan
Rosa Sierra-Amor
Ellis Jacobs

 

PoCT is useful for disaster relief activity. Experience from the laboratory medicine support after the Great East Japan Earthquake Part 1 and Part 2

Hideo Sakamoto

 

PoC Natriuretic Peptides – How can they help with Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure?

Allan Jaffe

 

Wrap up and Close

Rosy Tirimacco

 
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