On September 5-7, 2019, scientists of I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University took part in the “XXXV Zjazd Polskiego Towarzhystwa Pediatrycznego” at the invitation of its organizer, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in Rzeszow University, Dr. hab., Professor Artur Mazur.
The congress became a platform for meeting pediatricians from many countries around the world. In total, more than 1,200 delegates from Poland, Ukraine, Europe, the United Kingdom, China arrived at the congress. The Ternopil region was represented by a large delegation of scientists and practitioners of the region.
Ternopil National Medical University Delegates and Professor M. E. Mamenko (Shupyk National Academy of Postgraduate Education).
The work was held in plenary, section sessions, workshops and discussions. In total, the congress program covered 32 plenary sessions, with 155 oral and 159 poster presentations, 7 workshops and 6 meetings with experts..
The congress program was rich and diverse, devoted to many topical issues of pediatrics – epidemiological peculiarities of the most common diseases at the present stage, therapeutic and preventive measures, with the account of the latest data on complex molecular, immune, pathological and genetic pathologies.
The congress focused on the latest recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal tract diseases. The report on modern methods of celiac disease diagnosis in children was of particular interest, and the discussion about the use of various forms of prebiotics, probiotics, symbiotics was exceptionally instructive. Many speakers raised the issues of feeding, eating habits in the family, obesity issues in the world.
Lectures by leading endocrinologists highlighted the features of the current endocrine pathology, the importance of timely diagnosis and treatment using the latest methods and devices, which were presented in detail during the master classes. An important issue of vaccination was covered by the speakers too: they provided up-to-date data on the possibility of prevention of the most threatening infections in children, presented the results of the latest clinical studies, discussed methods of vaccination of children with concomitant pathology. A number of reports were devoted to contemporary problems of cardio-rheumatology, pulmonology, allergology, nephrology, neonatology. The attention was focused on the latest recommendations for resuscitation in newborns, features of outpatient monitoring of infants of different gestational age, management of infectious pathology, modern methods of care for premature babies.
Oral and poster reports of Ternopil National Medical University scientists were presented at the forum too: “Kangaroo care with skin-to-skin contact and short-term outcomes for very preterm infants”, “The glycemic state in ordinary adolescents with overweight and obesity”, “Metabolic disorders in adolescents with overweight and obesity”, “Short and long-term impact of exposure to major environmental factors in children with hypersensitivity in Ukraine”, “Molecular genetic studies of gene polymorphism of β2-adrenoreceptors in children with bronchial asthma”.
Associate Professor V. B. Furdela presents joint research work «The glycemic state in adolescent adolescents with overweight and obesity»
Assistant Sarapuk I. M. presents the results of joint research work «Kangaroo care with skin-to-skin contact and short-term outcomes for very preterm infants»
Poster presentation by Prof. Pavlyshyn H. A., Assistant Slyva V. V. «Short and long-term impact of exposure to the main environmental factors of children with hypersensitivity in Ukraine»
Poster presentation by Prof. Pavlyshyn H. A., Postgraduate Student Shulhai A.-M. A. «Metabolic disorders in adolescents with overweight and obesity»
The participants express their sincere gratitude to the administration of the I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University for the opportunity to participate in the XXXV Congress of the Polish Pediatric Society and present the results of scientific research at the international level.