42 / XXIIIrd SUMMER STROKE SCHOOL

Healthy Lifestyle and Prevention of Stroke

4 – 8 June 2012        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:

Primary 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.

Local organizers:

Dr Mira Ivanković,

Dipl. iur. Branko Bazdan,

Dr. Branko John

Dubrovnik General Hospital

Registration fee: 750 HRK (100 Euro)

Registration fee can be paid to the account:

2485003-1100225825

The Stroke Summer School is evaluated with 4 ECST points.


Course lecturers

Kurt Niederkorn, University of Graz, Austria
Vida Demarin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Aleksandar Džakula, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Roman Haberl, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Tanja Rundek, University of Miami, United States
Mira Ivanković, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Denis Čerimagić, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Maro Vodopić, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Andrijana Bogoje Raspopović, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Nikola Barić, Private GP. Department, Labin, Croatia
Vladimira Vuletić, University Hospital Centar Rijeka, Croatia
Ljiljana Čengić, Region Hospital Vinkovci, Croatia
Marinko Dikanović, General Hospital Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Dragutin Kadojić, Klinički bolnički centar Osijek, Croatia
Branka Jeren Strujić, Croatia
Marina Drobac, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia


Work Schedule

MONDAY 04 June 2012

09.00 - 09.45 DEMARIN V: 23rd Summer Stroke School and its importance in spreading the awareness and knowledge about stroke in cooperation with CEESS and Research Group on Delivery of Neurological Services of WFN

09.45 - 10.30 DEMARIN V: Mirror neurons – Road map to enhancement of stroke recovery

10.30 - 11.15 DEMARIN V: The significance of stroke epidemiology research

11.15 - 12.00 DŽAKULA A: Stroke – what does it mean for public health

12.00 - 12.45 KADOJIĆ D: Prehospital delay after acute stroke in eastern Croatia

12.45 - 13.30 RUSSELL D: The unstable carotid artery plaque

14.15 - 17.00 Workshop: Interesting stroke cases

TUESDAY 05 June 2012

09.00 - 09.45 Van ELST H: Recent advances in US diagnostics

09.45 - 10.30 RUSSELL D: Cerebral emboli detection

10.30 - 11.15 MOROVIĆ S: Gender differences in stroke

11.15 - 12.00 VULETIĆ V: Cerebral vasoreactivity in type 2 diabetes - part II

12.00 – 12.45 ENZMANN F: Mytochondrial medicine in stroke and cerebrovascular disorders

12.45 – 13.30 TRKANJEC Z: Risk factors for dementia

14.15 - 17.00 Workshop: TRKANJEC Z: Stroke and dementia overlapping

WEDNESDAY 06 June 2012

09.00 - 12.00 HOW TO WRITE, READ, AND PUBLISH SCIENTIFIC PAPER?

Moderators: BORNSTEIN N, DEMARIN V, DŽAKULA A, RUSSELL D, TRKANJEC Z

12:00 – 12:45 BORNSTEIN N: Secondary stroke prevention

12:45 – 13:30 KORCZYN A: Vascular dementia

14.15 - 17.00 Workshop: Interesting stroke cases

THURSDAY 07 June 2012

09.00 - 09.45 NIEDERKORN K: Endovascular stroke therapy in Styria – an integrated approach

09.45 - 10.30 SIMU M: Stroke management - "The Golden Hour" project

10.30 - 11.15 KALVACH P: Cerebral haemodynamics in health and disease

11.15 - 12.00 DEMARIN V: New risk factrors for stroke

12.00 - 12.45 BARIĆ N: Relationship between glycemia level and common carotid artery IMT as predictor of atherogenesis

12.45 - 13.30 BORNSTEIN N: Time is brain – TIA as an emergency

19.00 Workshop: DEMARIN V: Mediterranean diet – food for brain

FRIDAY 08 June 2012

09.00 - 09.45 PETEK M: Subtypes of acute stroke in eastern Croatia

09.45 - 10.30 DIKANOVIĆ M: Spinal stroke

10.30 - 11.15 NIEDERKORN K: Carotid artery disease

11.15 - 12.00 KALVACH P: Imaging of cerebral parenchymal deterioration, ageing and ischemia

12.00 - 12.45 MOROVIĆ S: The importance of cerebral venous circulation

12.45 – 13.30 BENE R, DEMARIN V: Croatian Stroke Society AF prevention programme

14.15 – 15.00 ĐELILOVIĆ-VRANIĆ J: Extremely rare case of stroke in 1, 5 years old boy

15:00 – 17:00 Conclusion remarks, evaluation, final exam and closing of the course

During the Stroke Summer School you are cordialy invited to participate in exciting social activites.


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