36 / 19th Summer Stroke School
Healthy Lifestyle and Prevention of Stroke

19 – 24 May 2008        Send to printer


Course directors

Kurt Niederkorn, University of Graz, Austria
Vida Demarin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Roman Haberl, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Tanja Rundek, University of Miami, United States


Course description:

_____The main aim of thje course is the promotion od healthy lifestyle and prevention of stroke. Guidelines concerning c hanging of lifestyle to a healthier one will be discussed. Evatluation of current diagnostic and treatment possiblities will be presented. Participants will analyse leading stroke risk factors in their countries and discuss possible differencies in stroke risk factors incidence in their countries. Recommendations for stroke diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation will also be presented.__________________________________CROATIAN STROKE SOCIETYCROATIAN SOCIETY FOR NEUROVASCULAR DISORDERSCROATIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES OF CROATIASCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREBINTER-UNIVERSITY CENTER DUBROVNIKOrganizeInternational Postgraduate Course19th SUMMER STROKE SCHOOLHEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND PREVENTION OF STROKEDUBROVNIK, CROATIAMay 19-23, 2008Primary objective of the course is to encourage cooperation and to promote exchange of knowledge between participants from different countries. The course is a meeting of respected scientists that work with stroke presenting and discussing all major aspects of stroke risk factors, as well as new insights in epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of stroke. Probably the major feature of the course is enabling exchange of experience among experts and comparison of stroke data from various countries. Also, the course allows knowledge transfer between respected scientists from western countries and colleagues from central and east European countries working with stroke. Participants are kindly asked to arrange their travel to and accommodation in Dubrovnik. Our local organizers in Dubrovnik will be happy to help you.Directors of the course:Prof. Dr. Vida Demarin, University of Zagreb, CroatiaProf. Dr. Roman Haberl, University of Munich, GermanyProf. Dr. Kurt Niederkorn, University of Graz, AustriaDoc. Dr. Tanja Rundek, Columbia University, New York, USAProf. Dr. Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, CroatiaLocal organizers: Mr.sc.dr Andro Vlahuić, Dr Mira IvankovićRegistration fee: 750 HRK (100 Euro)Registration fee can be payed to account:2485003-1100225825Venue of the course:Inter-University CenterDon Frane Bulića 4HR-20 000 Dubrovnik, CroatiaPhone: +385 20 413 626, 413 627Fax: + 385 20 413 628E-mail: iuc@iuc.hrWeb-site: www.iuc.hrPRELIMINARY PROGRAMMEMONDAY 19.05. 09.00 - 09.45 DEMARIN V. Introduction 09.45 - 10.30 ROJE BEDEKOVIĆ M, DEMARIN V. Chronicles of Dubrovnik medicine10.30 - 11.15 THOMASSEN L. Intraarterial treatment in acute stroke 11.15 - 12.00 SCHENKEL J German Stroke Units12.00 - 12.45 THOMASSEN L.. TCD in acute setting diagnostics and therapyWorkshop: Stroke treatment14.00 - 17.00 HABERL R. Strok Unit Protocols: "to-do" and "not-to-do" rulesSCHENKEL J. "To treat or not to treat" tPA and acute strokeHABERL R. Emergency Room protocols: how to get the fastest way from door to needle TUESDAY 20.05.09.00 - 09.45 SCHENKEL J. TEMPiS new data09.45 - 10.30 DEMARIN V. Monitoring of patients after carotid interventions 10.30 - 11.15 GALINOVIĆ I. The use of PWI/DWI mismatch on MRI in acute stroke 11.15 - 12.00 HAT J. Neuroimaging in cerebrovascular diseases12.00 - 12.45 TRKANJEC Z. Comparison between SPECT and fTCD resultsWorkshop: Stroke treatment in a regional hospital setting14.00 17.00 DEMARIN V, IVANKOVIĆ M. Workshop will be held in General Hospital DubrovnikWEDNESDAY 21.05.09.00 - 09.45 DEMARIN V. Evaluation of aging vs. dementia by means of neurosonolgy09.45 - 10.30 SINANOVIĆ O. Most frequent neuropsychological disorders in acute stroke10.30 - 11.15 TRKANJEC Z. Cerebral vasculitis11.15 - 12.00 VULETIĆ V. Poststroke fatigue12.00 - 12.45 SMAJLOVIĆ D. Longterm outcome after strokeWorkshop: Neuropsychology, Headache14.00 - 17.00 SINANOVIĆ O. Usefulness of auditory evoked potentials in diagnostics of brain stem vascular lesionsVUKOVIĆ V. Differential diagnosis of headacheTHURSDAY 22.05.09.00 - 09.45 HABERL R. Are TIAs treated properly? Results from the EXPRESS trial09.45 - 10.30 VUKOVIĆ V. Headache in Croatia10.30 - 11.15 DIKANOVIĆ M, Diagnostics and therapy of carotid disease in regional hospital Slavonski Brod11.15 - 12.00 NIEDERKORN K. CEA versus STENT yes, no, who, when?12.00 - 12.45 KADOJIĆ D. Prevention of stroke in Osijek-Baranja county19.00 22.00 DEMARIN V. Workshop: Mediteranean diet and prevention of strokeFRIDAY 23.05. 09.00 - 09.45 CSIBA L. Diseases with high risk for stroke 09.45 - 10.30 CSIBA L. Bedside differential diagnosis of disturbances of consciousness10.30 - 11.15 CSIBA L. Iv. and ia. lysis (case presentations) part I11.15 - 12.00 BARIĆ N. Ultrasonographic analysis of the aging of female CCA diameter 12.00 - 12.45 Interesting stroke cases14.00 - 14.45 ZVAN B. Management of patients with brain aneurysms: surgery vs coilling.14.45 15.30 ZALETEL M Dizziness of vascular origine 15.30 - 17.00 Conclusion remarks, evaluation and closing of the courseLunch will be served everyday between 13.00-14.00The Stroke Summer School is evaluated with 4 ECST points.During the Stroke Summer School you are cordialy invited to participate in exciting social activites.


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