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Rheumatology Conference at
Lahore from April 5-8, 2018

LAHORE: Pakistan Society of Rheumatology is organizing an international conference at Lahore from April 5-8th 2018. The scientific programme consists of Pre-conference workshops on April 5th at FHM College of Medicine and Dentistry on Paediatric Musculoskeletal Examination, Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis with differential diagnosis of non-inflammatory polyarthropathies and auto inflammatory syndromes, Uveitis in Children and Childhood Lupus.

On Day-2 of the conference there will be Basic MSK Ultrasound Hands on Workshop and Postgraduate course in Rheumatology. In this topics which will be discussed include Clinical approach to Arthritis, New approach to serologic assessment systemic autoimmune rheumatic disease, Challenges in Rheumatoid arthritis, Soft tissue rheumatism, Scleroderma, Pulmonary Hypertension in CTD, Sjogren’s syndrome besides difficult systemic lupus erythematous.

The conference will be formally inaugurated in the evening of April 6th. Important topics which will be discussed during the conference include Future of rheumatology in Asia, Enteritis related arthritis, managing early inflammatory arthritis, Management of rheumatoid arthritis, Neuropsychiatric lupus, Lupus nephritis. One of the plenary session will be devoted to Infections and Rheumatology, Vasculitis, Osteoporosis, Managing pregnant patients with rheumatic diseases, Preventing over diagnosis-Principles for improved outcome, Role of anabolic when patients on treatment suffers from fractures, Lupus nephritis in pregnancy, controversies in the us of biological therapy in Pregnancy, Scleroderma, Confessions of a Rheumatologist- Triumphs and Failures etc. The conference has attracted a large number of distinguished speakers in rheumatology from overseas besides all over Pakistan.

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