Mentor: Dr. Valentina Yanakieva, AMGEN Bulgaria
Have you ever wondered how many people around you are diagnosed with cancer? Is it curable and do they get access to innovative treatment? Learn some important facts and figures related to cancer as well as the latest treatment innovations and trial designs. Gain some new knowledge on the current and upcoming science breakthroughs in cancer treatment from one of the leading biotechnology companies in the world.
Mentor: Dr Fileva
Do you want to learn more about how the human brain looks on an MRI ot CT scan? If yes, then do not miss to join this workshop, which will take you through the theory and practice of CNS radiology. You will learn how to differentiate and interpret different imaging modalities, including common and life-threatening conditions.
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Abdominal ultrasound is one of the most common and informative non-invasive diagnostic tools that today’s medicine can rely on. Witness a patient getting an abdominal US exam and get a better understanding of how it is done.
Mentor: Assoc. Prof. Razvigor Darlenski – powered by Bioderma
Are you interested in the field of Dermatology? Maybe you have some clinical cases related to this field to share? Join this workshop to learn more about various skin conditions and their treatment. You can also take active participation and present a clinical case you are curious about.
Mentor: Dr Haykin
When you see white, do you think red?
Leucocoria (white pupil) in children is an alarming symptom. Members of the family are most likely to notice the first signs – often in photos with asymmetric red reflexes from the flash. The differential diagnosis of leucocoria in children is broad and all diseases, which cause leucocoria, represent a serious threat to vision, some even pose a threat to life. Learn about these conditions and improve your understanding of key principles in how to interpret and differentiate them.
Mentor: Assoc. Prof. Antoaneta Gateva
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. It affects the quality of life of many women worldwide. Join this workshop in order to understand the details of the pathogenesis of the disorder and how to manage this condition.
Mentor: Dr Radulova
Newborn babies in need is a heart-breaking view. Doctors must care for these fragile patients in rapidly changing conditions. This workshop will lead you through the adrenaline and procedures that take place in the neonatal intensive care unit.
Mentor: Prof. Tzvetelina Tankova
Diabetes is a socially significant disease. During the workshop the participants will learn about the different non-invasive tools to identify subjects at risk for diabetes and how to interpret the laboratory data on glucose tolerance. Participants will learn how to examine and classify patients into different risk categories in order to define follow-up and treatment strategies.
Mentor: Prof. Nikola Vladov
Compared to an open procedure, a laparoscopic approach provides patients with smaller incisions, faster recovery and better cosmetic result. Learn about the latest advancements in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the field of minimally invasive technologies that find place in the hepatic surgery.
Mentor: Dr Tsvetomir Karagechev
What does COVID-19 look like? What is the role of the radiologists? In this workshop you will learn about the imaging features of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease, including life-threatening complications and extrapulmonary manifestations by going through cases from the daily practice.
Mentor: Dr. Ross Fisher
An understanding behind the psychological and educational basis for excellent presentations including active participant input to critiquing and developing world changing presentations.
Mentor: Dr Deyan Popov
Some of the most common and deadly cerebral pathologies, such as hemorrhages, can be treated through endoscopic methods. In this workshop you will learn more about this fascinating approach of dealing with such disorders.
Mentor: Dr Mariyan Stefanov
Nephrology is one of the main branches of internal medicine.
With a series of clinical cases to work on, this workshop will test and develop your clinical thinking and ability to solve problems.
Mentor: Dr Angelov
Description: Get insight into the structure of tendons, muscles and joints through this workshop in musculoskeletal ultrasound. Understand how to use the probe for dynamic assessment of joints and learn about the interesting phenomena of ultrasound physics.
Mentor: Dr. Maria Petrova
This workshop provides practical information related to the importance of applying evidence-based medicine in our practice. Participants will be guided through the basic rules, case studies and algorithms.
Mentor: Dr. Rosen Dimitrov
A leader is one who inspires and motivates action. Leadership is not easy – it requires mapping out where you need to go to win as a team. This workshop will help you gain the skills you need in order to feel more confident to create an inspiring vision for the future, set direction and achieve your goals.
Mentor: Team from First Aid Bulgaria
Life-threatening situations can occur every day and we must be prepared for them. In this workshop you will learn how to give first aid treatment to someone who is bleeding severely, chokes in front of you or needs urgent help due to sudden cardiac arrest.
Mentor: Assist. Prof. Nezi Nizamova, MD
The head and neck contain a multitude of vital structures in proximity. It is therefore vital to identify those pathologies and injuries that may require emergent treatment in order to prevent death or permanent disability. This workshop aims to highlight some of the otologic, rhinologic, laryngologic and other head and neck emergencies, providing a framework for their management as well as guidance in making these vital decisions in case of ENT emergencies.
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This workshop is powered by our partners from Body Interact. During the workshop itself participants will have the chance to solve a polytrauma case and debrief it with a doctor.
Mentor: Dr. Ross Fisher
How we think about ourselves and the world directly affects the care we deliver. An exploration of simple concepts of metacognition that impact the development and behaviour of the clinician.
Mentor: Dr Gatsev
Non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer is a subclassification of urothelial carcinoma with significant variation in individual risk of recurrence and progression to muscle-invasive disease. After this workshop you will gain the knowledge how to put the diagnosis and what is the management of this disease.
Mentor: Dr Yordan Kovachev
What do you see? Something is off, but stay calm. We will show you the imaging features of some common variants that are “normal” and others that may be symptomatic or with pathological ramifications. Gray’s Anatomy didn’t prepare you for this…
Mentor: Dr Metodi Goshev
Are you curious about the mechanism of a gunshot wound? In this workshop you will learn about the different types of mechanisms and pathophysiology of a wound, how to examine it and describe it. You will also have the opportunity to learn about the different kinds of bullets and guns.
Mentor: Dr Kostova
Drug hypersensitivity is an increasing problem which affects both adults and children and remains underrecognized and poorly diagnosed. This workshop will lead you through the different types of drug allergies, their pathogenesis and management.
Mentor: Dr Teodora Paneva
Status epilepticus is a neurological emergency with a wide differential diagnosis. Join this workshop to learn more about this dramatic condition in children, understand the pathophysiology, how to act and what is the adequate treatment
Mentor: Dr Katerina Ljoncheva
No diagnosis can be put without certain laboratory tests. What tests should we as doctors order? How are they being interpreted? Join the Clinical Laboratory Workshop ti find out. You will be able to look through different lab results and discuss diagnosis that are being confirmed or rejected because of them.
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Echocardiography is an invaluable diagnostic tool for everything heart related – both functional and anatomical changes. Learn more about its potential and use while observing an echocardiography being performed.
Mentor: Dr Radislav Nakov
Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are also known as disorders of gut-brain interaction. These are the most commonly diagnoses in gastroenterology – irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), chronic constipation, functional diarrhea and more. Yet, there is a lack of understanding of the exact pathophysiology. Why is that, how do we treat something we don’t fully understand and what the brain has to do with it? Join this workshop to learn more!
Mentor: Dr Alexander Simidchiev
In the past year we have witnessed the effects a good and a bad read of a statistic can have on our society as a whole. Math and statistics are crucial in the day to day life of a physician, irrelevant of speciality. You have the chance to get a better understanding of the world of math and statistics.
Mentor: Dr Andrey Ivanov
Anatomy can be hard, right? Well, this workshop will focus on its beauty rather than its complexity. Join us,and start seeing anatomy through a different point a view.
Mentor: Team from First Aid Bulgaria
Everybody must know how to help in case of an injury. In this workshop you can learn how to give first aid treatment to someone who is bleeding due to a wound as well as how to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack, stroke or broken bone and how to provide first aid immobilization.
Mentor: Dr Yoanna Stoyanova
In the still raging pandemic, are you familiar with all the ways that are available to us when it comes to testing? In this workshop you will learn more about the tests that exist for diagnosing COVID-19 and about their efectiveness.
Mentor: Prof. Orbetzova
Hyperandrogenism is one of the most common endocrine disorders in women of reproductive age. The differential diagnosis of conditions leading to androgen excess is broad and this requires in-depth knowledge of the causes leading to it. In this workshop you will learn the diagnostic approach in such situations.
Mentor: Dr Momchil Baev
Whether you are not familiar with the HIV+ and LGBTQ community or consider yourself well-informed, this workshop will provide you with current and accurate information surrounding laws, terminology, psychological aspects and more in order to talk in a non-judgemental, friendly way with these people.
Mentor: Assoc. Prof. Radosvet Gornev
Do you know how liver diseases are treated? This workshop will focus on obtaining thorough understanding of functional liver anatomy and the technical aspects necessary for aspiring liver surgeons.
Mentor: Dr. Silviya Abarova
Nanoparticles, materials with overall dimensions under 100 nm, although small, have proven to be important players in modern medicine. In this workshop you will learn how nanotechnology, as a rapidly expanding area of research, promises to revolutionize drug delivery, gene therapy, diagnostics, development and clinical application.
Mentor: Dr Stamenov
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level. In this workshop you will develop the ability to identify a number of cell types and tissues from their histological appearance and learn how to describe them.
Mentor: Assoc. Prof. Gergana Petrova
Can you tell why a child is coughing? Having trouble breathing? Do you know what the next diagnostic step is? This workshop will walk you through the diagnosis of pulmonary disorders in children so that in the future you will be able to tell the difference between an asthma attack and an aspiration.