Lunchtime Satellite Symposia

Supported by an educational grant provided by Stealth Bio Therapeutics and Fresenius-Kabi

Saturday, 8 December 2018


12:30-13:30    Muscle dysfunction and exercise intolerance: common features between heart failure and primary mitochondrial myopathy
                        Chair: Stefan Anker (Germany)

Pathophysiology of exercise intolerance in chronic diseases: the role of diminished cardiac performance in mitochondrial disease and heart failure patients
Grainne Gorman (UK)

Muscle pathology in patients with mitochondrial diseases
Andrew J. Coats (UK)

Clinical characteristics of patients with primary mitochondrial myopathy: findings from the REPOWER registry
Michelangelo Mancuso (Italy)


Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Stealth BioTherapeutics




Sunday, 9 December 2018

12:30-13:30    Nutrition in oncology – Time for a change of the perspective
                      Chair: Stefan Anker (Germany)

Tackling cachexia in oncology – Key goal of multimodal treatment
Florian Strasser (Switzerland)

Best nutrition care practices in oncology – Time for action
Maurizio Muscaritoli (Italy)

Home parenteral nutrition – Optimising nutrition care of cancer patients
Benedicte Vibjerg Wilson (Denmark)


Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Fresenius Kabi