Congress program

Date: August 28-30, 2023

Venue: Conference Hall of the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy. I.K. Akhunbaev, Bishkek, st. Akhunbaeva 92

Program of the XXIX world congress on echinococcosis

28 August 2023
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8.00-9.00 Registration Organizing Committee
9.00-10.00 Opening Ceremony (Conference hall)
9.00-9.10 Welcome speech from the President of the Kyrgyz Republic Zhaparov S.N., President of the Kyrgyz Republic
9.10-9.20 Welcome speech from the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic Baatyrova G. M., Minister of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic
9.20-9.30 Welcome speech from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic Imanaliev K.K., Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic
9.30-9.40 Welcome speech from the Ministry of Agriculture of the Kyrgyz Republic Zhanybekov A.S., Minister of Agriculture of the Kyrgyz Republic
9.40-9.50 Welcome speech from the World Association of Echinococcosis Nazmiye Altintas, President World Association of Echinococcosis
9.50-10.00 Musical greeting from KSMA Students of the KSMA
10.00-10.20 Coffee break
10.20-11.00 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator Professor Peter Deplazes (Switzerland)
From carnivore feces to human cases: environmental and foodborne contamination by Echinococcus spp. eggs. Professor Gerald Umhang (France)
11.00-13.00 Environmental contamination (Conference hall) Moderator Peter Deplazes (Switzerland) Surgery (Assembly Hall) ModeratorNazmiye Altintas (Turkey) One Health (Meeting room) ModeratorDavid Mejía (Peru)
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11.00-11:20 The role of stray dogs on alveolar echinococcosis in the northeastern Turkey Muzaffer Akyuz (Turkey) Retrospective analysis of the results of treatment of patients with liver alveococcosis Aitbaev S.A. (Kyrgyzstan) Neglected yet pervasive: shedding light on echinococcosis awareness in Kyrgyzstan and prevention capacity via cross-sectional study findings. Vishniakov Dmitry (Kyrgyzstan)
11:20-11:40 Transmission of Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato genotype 7 in Cape Verde Gonçalves Baptista, L (Cape Verde) Vascular pathology in patients with alveolar echinococcosis: framework for assessment and clinical management – a retrospective case series Marija Stojković (Germany) Commitment to the concept of one health in surveillance of echinococcosis in Kazakhstan Alekesheva L.Zh. (Kazakhstan)
11:40-12:00 Is the risk of alveolar echinococcosis higher in rural or urban areas? Hamza Avcioğlu (Turkey) Results of surgical treatment of lung echinococcosis Abdullaev D.S. (Kyrgyzstan) One Health in Central Asia: status quo and future steps Rabiga Khozhamkul (Kazakhstan)
12:00-12:20 Environmental distribution of Echinococcus spp. -contaminated dogs faeces in Kyrgyzstan Kubanychbek Abdykerimov (Kyrgyzstan) Management of biliary obstruction in patients with newly diagnosed alveolar echinococcosis: a Swiss retrospective cohort study. Cordula Meyer zu Schwabedissen (Switzerland) Tapeworms that use the human as intermediate host (agents of cystic echinococcosis and alveolar echinococcosis) Durnova N.А. (Russia)
12:20-12:40 Echinococcosis in Bhutan Thapa Nirmal Kumar (Bhutan) Case report. Infrequent complication of hepatic cystic Echinococcosis (CE): hepatothoracic transdiaphragmatic extension. Uchiumi Leonardo (Argentina) Pilot survey of cystic echinococcosis in Masaai livestock-keeping communities of northern Tanzania Francesca Tamarozzi (Italy)
12:40-13:00 Polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies based copro-ELISA for detecting Echinococcus granulosus antigens in dog fecal samples Ban Wanli (China) Cerebral echinococcosis in Kyrgyzstan: clinical presentation, surgical management, and outcomes. Mamytov M.M. (Kyrgyzstan) Echinococcosis surveillance issues in Kazakhstan: current situation and prospects Shapieva Zhanna (Kazakhstan)
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14.00-14:40 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator: Professor Paul Torgerson (Switzerland)
Vaccination Against Cystic Echinococcosis Marshall Lightowlers (Australia)
14:40-16:00 Control of Echinococcosis (Conference hall) Moderator Paul Torgerson Surgery (Assembly Hall) Moderator Aitbaev S.A. (Kyrgyzstan) Imaging (Meeting room) Moderator Cristine Budke (USA)
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14:40-15.00 Control strategy for both alveolar echinococcosis and cystic echinococcosis high endemic in the communities in western China Zhang Wenbao (China) Treatment of liver cystic echinococcosis: single-center experience Zhassulan Baimakhanov, Madiyar Nagasbekov (Kazakhstan) Consensus on the case definitions and diagnostic algorithm for cystic echinococcosis: a delphi study Francesca Tamarozzi (Italy)
15.00-15.20 A pilot study of echinococcosis control by monthly deworming dogs using an internet based drug delivery systems in Tibetan villages You Xihuo (China) Giant unoperable parasitic cyst of the spleen treated with pair and continuous catheterization Leka A (Italy) Analysis of contrast-enhanced ultrasound parameters in different classification of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis Tao Song(China)
15.20-15.40 Effectiveness of echinococcosis control on east Qinghai-Tibet plateau of Sichuan province, China: a critical assessment after 15 years of intervention Wang Qian (China) Complex treatment of Liver Alveococcosis: single-center experience Doskhanov M.O (Kazakhstan) The value of nomogram based on imaging and clinical features to predict hepatic alveolar echinococcus lung metastasis Haihua Bao (China)
15.40-16.00 Control of cystic echinococcosis/hydatidosis including vaccination in South America Poggio, Thelma Verónica (Argentina) On line Surgical treatment of echinococcosis of the braing Yrysov Keneshbek (Kyrgyzstan) Alveococcosis of the liver: an integral part of the differential diagnosis of liver formations. The role of computed tomography. Bekmanov Otabek (Kyrgyzstan)
16.00 -16.20 Coffee break
16.20-18.00 Control of Echinococcosis (Conference hall) ModeratorMajid Fasihi Harandi (Iran) Treatment (Assembly Hall) Moderator Stejskal Frantisek (Czech Republic) Imaging (Meeting room) Moderator Francesca Tamarozzi (Italy)
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16.20 – 16:40 Effects of management of infection source of echinococcosis, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region of China Adili Simayi (China) Hepatocardiac and cardiac-pulmonary echinococcosis. Diagnostics and surgical treatment tactics choice Kh.A. Abdumadzhidov (Uzbekistan) Clinical application of Artificial Intelligence in the ultrasound classification of hepatic cystic echinococcosis Tao Song (China)
16:40-17:00 Cystic Echinococcosis in Peru David Mejía (Peru) Assessment of the risk of distant liver metastases according to abdominal CT. Kyrbasheva Indira (Kyrgyzstan) Alveococcosis of the liver, determination of the degree of vascular invasion according to CT angiography Baudinov Iliar (Kyrgyzstan)
17:00-17:20 Ultrasonography screening of hepatic cystic echinococcosis in sheep flocks used for evaluating control progress in a remote mountain area Xinwei Qi (China) (On Line) Cerebral alveolar echinococcosis invading sagittal sinus and skull: a case report Wang Yongxin (China) FASE (focused assesment with sonography for echinococcosis) training course. An original development of Rio Negro province. 25 years of experience. Leonardo Uchiumi (Argentina)
17:20-17:40 Advances in understanding multilocular echinococcosis in Serbia: a decade of insights

Miljević Milan


On Line
Evaluation of structural changes of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto protoscoleces following exposure to different protoscolicidal solutions evaluated by differential interference Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi (Iran) Collateral circulation caused by end-stage hepatic alveolar echinococcosis Tiemin Jiang (China)
17:40-18:00 Preliminary study on the current situation of prevention and treatment for hydatid patients and the model of combined therapy and prevention in Xinjiang Epidemic Areas Sun Li (China) (On Line) Prevention, Diagnosis and Management of Echinococcosis in China Hao Wen (China) Identification and metabolic pathway analysis of harmine derivative h-2-104 in rats based on uplc-q-tof-ms technology Huijing Gao (China)
18:00 Gala dinner
29 August 2023
Time Тheme Moderator /presenter
8:30-9:00 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator Professor Paul Torgerson (Switzerland)
Unveiling the health impact of human cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in Europe Adriano Casulli (Italy)
9:00-11:00 Symposium: International research projects on cystic and alveolar echinococcosis from Europe, Africa, South America and beyond (Conference hall) Moderators:Adriano Casulli (Italy) and Paul Torgerson (Switzerland)
9:00-9:30 International Swiss Collaboration in Echinococcosis in Central Asia with a focus on Kyrgyzstan Paul Torgerson (Switzerland)
9:30-9:50 Achievements of the MEmE international project on Echinococcus spp. in Europe and beyond Adriano Casulli (Italy)
09:50-10:10 Multicentre studies from MEmE project for the detection of Echinococcus spp. DNA in different matrices Gerald Umhang (France)
10:10-10:25 Lesson learned from PERITAS international project on cystic echinococcosis in South America Adriano Casulli (Italy)
10:25- 10.40 Mid-term achievements of the Echino-Safe-Med project on cystic echinococcosis in the Mediterranean area Laura Rinaldi (Italy)
10:40-11:00 Cystic Echinococcosis in sub-Saharan Africa (CESSARi project) Thomas Romig (Germany)
11.00-11:15 Coffee break
11.15 -11:40 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator Professor Beat Mulhaupt
New classification of alveolar echinococcosis as the base of a new strategy regarding the use of transplant technologies in the liver surgery Zagainov E.V. (Russia)
11:40-13:00 Transplantation Surgery (Conference hall) Moderator Beat Mulhaupt (Switzerland) Epidemiology (Assembly Hall) Moderator Laura Rinaldi (Italy) Chemotherapy (Meeting room) Moderator Franceska Tamarozzi (Italy)
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11.40 -12:00 Reconstruction of inferior vena cava in ex-vivo liver resection and auto-transplantation Yusufukadier·Maimaitinijiati (China) Comparative epidemiological assessment of the invasion of cystics and alveolar echinococcosis in the population of the Alay and Kochkor regions of the Kyrgyz Republic Gulnara Minbaeva (Kyrgyzstan) Oral delivery of agent-loaded PLGA nanoparticles: increasing the drug concentration in the liver for improving the therapeutic efficacy against hepatic alveolar echinococcosis Li Jun (China)
12:00-12:20 Use of the ligamentum teres hepatis for outflow reconstruction during ex vivo liver resection and autotransplantation in patients with hepatic alveolar echinococcosis: A case series of 24 patients Tiemin Jiang (China) Echinococcosis of animals in Yakutia Kokolova L.M. (Russia) Advancing in drug discovery against Еchinococcus granulosus sensu stricto: development and utilization of impartial in vitro screening assays Matías Preza (Switzerland)
12:20-12:40 Classification of ex vivo liver resection and autotransplantation vascular invasion features and its role in preoperative uation and intraoperative revascularization strategies Yingmei Shao (China) Diagnosis of larval echinococcosis of farm animals in the territory of the Russian Federation Tsepilova Irina (Russia) Old drug repurposing for neglected disease: pyronaridine as a promising candidate for the treatment of Echinococcus granulosus infections Weisi Wang (China)
12:40-13:00 Reconstruction of hepatic venous outflow and management of its complications using ex vivo liver resection and autotransplantation: a single-center experience Tiemin Jiang (China) An overview on the epidemiological and ecological aspects of canine echinococcosis in southeastern Iran Majid Fasihi Harandi (Iran) Assessment of triclabendazole treatment against E. multilocularis Kämpfer T (Switzerland)
13:00-14.00 Lunch
14.00-14.40 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator Beate Grüner (Germany) (Germany)
Challenges in the diagnosis and medical management of alveolar echinococcosis in Europe. Beat Mülhaupt (Switzerland)
14:40-16:00 Medical Treatment (Conference hall) Moderator D'Alessandro GL (Italy) Epidemiology (Assembly Hall) Moderator Kubanychbek Abdykerimov Serodiagnosis (Meeting room) Moderator Eliezer Schwartz (Israel)
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14.40-15:00 Developing WHO guidelines for treatment of patients with cystic echinococcosis Francesca Tamarozzi (Italy) Investigating the origins and distribution of the European Echinococcus multilocularis associated with recent human alveolar echinococcosis cases in Western Canada Maria Santa (Columbia) Serological Assays for Alveolar and Cystic Echinococcosis – A Comparative Multi-Test Study in Switzerland and Kyrgyzstan Philipp Kronenberg (Switzerland)
15:00-15:20 Human Alveolar Echinococcosis: A long-term follow up of patients at the tertiary care center in Prague, Czech Republic Stejskal Frantisek (Czech Republic) The changing face of Echinococcus granulosus transmission in Australia and the impact of hydatid infection on cattle carcass weight. David Jenkins (Australia) Generation and characterization of alpaca single domain antibodies (vhh) for the detection of circulating antigens from Echinococcus granulosus David Mejía Zavala (Peru)
15:20-15:40 Evolution of clinical presentation, treatment and prognosis of patients with alveolar echinococcosis treated at the University Hospital Zurich: a 50-year experience. Ansgar Deibel (Switzerland) Epidemiological characteristics of echinococcosis in Yili Prefecture of Xinjiang from 2005 to 2020 Zhang Haiting (China) Serum raman spectroscopy combined with deep learning algorithm for rapid screening of two type hepatic Guodong Lv (China)
15:40-16:00 Clinical diagnosis and treatment of fifty-five cases of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis combined with lymph node metastasis Tuerganaili Aji (China) Sylvatic lifecycles of Echinococcus spp. In mammals of sub-Saharan Africa Dumendiak S (Germany) Comparison of Native Hydatid Cyst Fluid (HCF), Lyophilized HCF, Antigen B (AgB) and Lyophilized AgB (LAgB) Origi-nated from Echinococcus granulosus Sensu Stricto for Sero-Diagnosis of Active, Transitional and Inactive Human Liver Cystic Echinococcosis Seyed Mahmoud Sadjjadi (Iran)
16.00-16.20 Coffee break
16:20-18:00 Medical treatment (Conference hall) Moderator Ansgar Deibel (Switzerland) Epidemiology (Assembly Hall) Moderator Figen Çelik (Turkey) Diagnosis (Meeting room) Moderator Haihua Bao (China)
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16.20-16:40 Non-surgical options in cystic echinococcosis of the spleen Leka A (Italy) An eco-epidemiological investigation: the spatiotemporal dynamic distribution of Echinococcus in the wild environment of the eastern Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, China

Han Shuai

Upregulation of lag3 modulates the immune imbalance of cd4+ t-cell subsets and exacerbates disease progression in patients with alveolar echinococcosis and a mouse model Chuanshan Zhang (China) (online)
16:40- 17.00 Multivisceral echinococcosis: definition, diagnosis, treatment Tilekov Ernis (Kyrgyzstan) Epizootological characteristics of the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan on echinococcosis Aida Abdybekova (Kazakhstan) Monoclonal antibody-based localization of major diagnostic antigens in metacestode tissue, excretory/secretory products, and extracellular vesicles of Echinococcus species Philipp Kronenberg (Switzerland)
17:00-17:20 Structured Treatment Interruption (STI) in benzimidazole therapy of Alveolar Echinococcosis (AE) Grüner, Beate (Germany) Prence and distribution of echinococcosis in Tacheng, Xinjiang,2005-2020 Shi Guangzhong (China) Study on the growth activity of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis by multimodal MRI combined with serum circulating free DNA

Haihua Bao (China)

17:20-17:40 Conservative treatment of alveolar echinococcosis. A longitudinal study Paul Torgerson/Gulnara Minbaeva (Switzerland/Kyrgyzstan) Investigation on the prence of hepatic cystic hydatid disease in black-headed sheep in Bayinbulak area, Hejing County, Xinjiang in 2021 Tao Song (China) Echinococcosis in Bangladesh: developing genome and proteome database with potentials for diagnostics and vaccine development Parvin, R. (Bangladesh) (On line)
17.40 - 18.00 Effectiveness of therapy with albendazole for cystic echinococcosis Ismailova G.N (Kazakhstan) Progress of echinococcosis control in China, 2022 Wang Xu
About echinococcosis of animals in Uzbekistan Aminjonov Sherzod (Uzbekistan)
18:00 Apero (cocktail) meeting
30 August 2023
Time Тheme Moderator /presenter
8.30 - 9:10 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator Gerald Umhang
Genetics of Echinococcus – past, present, future. Lessons learned and future perspectives Teivi Laurimäe (Estonia)
9.10 -10.30 Epidemiology (Conference hall) Moderator Adriano Casulli (Italy) Surgery (Assembly Hall) Moderator Bebezov Bahadyr (Kyrgyzstan) Molecular Biology of Echinococcus spp. (Meeting room) Moderator Gerald Umhang (France)
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9:10 - 9.30 Situation of cystic echinococcosis in Turkey Nazmiye Altintas (Turkey) Echinococcosis of the liver. Surgical treatment Toktogaziev Bakyt (Kyrgyzstan) Molecular characterization of cattle and sheep isolates of Echinococcus granulosus from Elazig province in Turkey and expression analysis of the non-coding RNAs, egr-miR-7, egr-miR-71 and egr-miR-96 Sami Simsek (Turkey)
9:30-9.50 Epidemiology of Echinococcosis in Israel Eliezer Schwartz (Israel) Modern measures for the prevention of suppuration of the residual cavity after liver echinococcectomy Maksat uulu Erlan (Kyrgyzstan) Genetic diversity of Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto among livestock, wildlife and humans in France Gerald Umhang (France)
9:50-10:10 Epidemiological situation and epidemiological surveillance of echinococcosis in the Kyrgyz Republic Otorbaeva D.S. (Kyrgyzstan) Peculiarities of the course of cystic and alveolar echinococcosis of the lungs Aigerim Tolendieva (Kazakhstan) (online) Differences in cyst characteristics in humans caused by Echinococcus granulosus sensu stricto and the g6 genotype of e. granulosus sensu lato Alvarez Rojas Cristian (Chile)
10.10 - 10.30 Coffee break
10.30-12.50 Epidemiology (Conference hall) Moderator Treana Mayer (USA) Surgery (Assembly Hall) Moderator Leka A (Italy) Molecular Biology of Echinococcus spp. (Meeting room) Moderator Alvarez Rojas Cristian (Chile)
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10:30 -10:50 Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019: The Impact of Human Cystic Echinococcosis in the Central Asian Region, 1990–2019 Fakher Rahim (Iraq) Complex course of cystic echinococcal infection with two cavities involvement Matthias Breidert (Switzerland) The genetic diversity of Echinococcus multilocularis in Europe: a picture based on mitochondrial markers Santoro Azzurra (Italy)
10:50-11:10 Economic and social burden of cystic and alveolar echinococcosis in the Kyrgyz republic Minbaev Aidar (Kyrgyzstan) Case report. Infrequent localization cystic echinococcosis: Primary retroperitoneal cystic echinococcosis. Leonardo Uchiumi (Argentina) Investigation and genetic polymorphism analysis of rodents infection with Echinococcus in Ili region, Xinjiang Wang Bingjie (China)
11:10-11:30 Cystic echinococcus in Pakistan: a country manifesting decades of neglect Naunain Mehmood (Pakistan) Surgical treatment of cardiopericardial echinococcosis Kh.A. Abdumadzhidov (Uzbekistan) High genetic diversity of Echinococcus canadensis G10 in far east Russia Wassermann M (Germany)
11:30-11:50 Epidemiology of cystic echinococcosis, a neglected work related disease in developing countries Tabibi Ramin (Iran) Delayed surgical treatment of a CE1 lung cyst resulting in pericystectomy of CE4 cyst D'Alessandro GL (Italy) miRNA based biomarkers for the early diagnosis of Echİnococcus granulosus in experimentally infected dogs Figen Celik (Turkey)
11:50-12:10 Echinococcosis in North America: past, present, and future directions Treana Mayer (USA) Surgical treatment of liver alveococcosis with damage to the main vessels Umetaliev Tilek (Kyrgyzstan) Evaluation of a plasmid vaccine encoding immunogenic epitopes of Echinococcus granulosus against cystic echinococcosis Abdolhossein Dalimi (Iran)
12:10-12:30 Epidemiological features and spatial cluster analysis of human echinococcosis in southern Xinjiang from 2005 to 2021 Zhao Jiangshan (China) Minimally invasive transhepatic procedures for liver alveococcosis. Ermekov T.A. (Kyrgyzstan) Distribution and genetic diversity of cystic echinococcosis in western Kenya Titus Mutwiri (Kenya)
12:30-12:50 Active detection of echinococcosis and alveococcosis in school-age children in the mountainous regions of the Kyrgyz Republic Satarov N.A. (Kyrgyzstan) Watch and wait for uncomplicated CE4 and CE5 echinococcal cysts of the liver Frattola S (Italy) Genetic features of echinococcosis common in the republic of Kazakhstan Kiyan V.S (Kazakhstan)
12.50-14.00 Lunch
14:00-14:30 Plenary (Conference hall) Moderator Leonardo Uchiumi (Argentina)
Ultrasound diagnosis of CE: updates and implications for clinical management. Francesca Tamarozzi (Italy)
14.30-16.00 Epidemiology (Conference hall) Moderator Zhumalieva G.A. (Kyrgyzstan) Surgery (Assembly Hall) ModeratorUmetaliev Tilek (Kyrgyzstan) Imaging (Meeting room) Moderator Uchiumi Leonardo (Argentina)
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14:30-14:50 Modern aspects of diagnosis and treatment of liver echinococcosis Stjazhkina Svetlana (Russia) Treatment of cerebral echinococcosis in children by postural method combined with Dowling-Orlando technique Wang Yongxin (China) Exploring cerebral alveolar echinococcosis biological features and their correlation analysis based on MRI functional imaging Haihua Bao (China)
14:50-15:10 Epidemiology of cystic echinococcosis in the Republic of Moldova Vera Lungu (Moldova) (On line) Primary cerebral cystic echinococcosis in a child from Roman countryside: source attribution and scoping review of cases from the literature. Santolamazza F. (Italy) Endoscopic interventions in echinococcosis of the liver. Marinova L.A. (Russia)
15:10-15:30 Epidemiological situation on echinococcosis in the conditions of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic in 2010-2022. Shemjakova Svetlana (Russia) Surgical tactics in case of circular alveococcosis invasion to the intrahepatic segment of the inferior vena cava as an alternative to allotransplantation in the terminal stage of hepatic alveococcosis Sultangaziev R.A. (Kyrgyzstan) Effect uation and factor analysis of ultrasonic manifestations in the diagnosis of hepatic alveolar echinococcosis Raowan,Tuolehong(China)
15:30-16:00 Closing plenary: 40 years of experience of control program of cystic echinococcosis of Rio Negro province, Argentina. Leonardo Uchiumi (Argentina, On behalf of the World Association of Echinococcosis)
Closing ceremony (Conference hall)