Healthy Lifestyle and Prevention of Stroke

9 – 13 June 2014   print this page

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. The major feature of the course is enabeling exchange of experiance among experts and comparison of stroke data from various countries.

Work Schedule:

MONDAY 09 June 2014

09.00 - 09.45 VIDA DEMARIN: The highlights of the 25th Summer Stroke School history

09.45 - 10.30 VIDA DEMARIN: The impact of Dubrovnik medicine to the world

10.30 - 11.15 RALPH L. SACCO: Ideal Cardiovascular health in 21st century

11.15 - 12.00 TATJANA RUNDEK: Atherosclerosis – Better to prevent than treat

12.00 - 13.30 ROMAN HABERL: New neurovascular quiz for the advanced strokeologist

14.15 - 17.00 MILITA CRISSBY: Workshop - Interesting cases of stroke and beyond

TUESDAY 10 June 2014

09.00 - 09.45 YOSHIKAZU YONEY: How to reduce glycative stress, a risk factor for artherosclerosis

09.45 - 10.30 NIKOLA BARIĆ: The role of AGEs in Alzheimer dissease

10.30 - 11.15 EDUARD TIOZZO: HDL Subfractions and risk of atherosclerosis and stroke

11.15 - 12.00 DAVID RUSSELL: Diabetes, pre-diabetes and prevention of cardiovascular disseasse

12.00 – 12.45 NATAN BORNSTEIN: Poststroke cognitive impairment – The magnitude of the problem

12.45 – 13.30 SANDRA MOROVIĆ: Subclinical ultrasound markers in early cognitive impairment

14.15 - 17.00 NATAN BORNSTEIN: Interactive discussion and Q&A on stroke prevention

WEDNESDAY 11 June 2014

09.00 – 09.45 SANDRA MOROVIĆ: Physical activity and brain

09.45 – 10.30 PETAR SLANKAMENAC: Brain and cholesterol

10:30 – 11:15 ZLATKO TRKANJEC: Vascular risc factor in pathogenesis of dementia

11.15 - 13.30 Promotion of the „European year of the brain - 2014“

VIDA DEMARIN: Brain health and artistic expression

FLORA TURNER VUČETIĆ and her book „The sweet taste of a dalmatin love affair“

Presentation of the Zabreb's Institute for the Culture of Health and its activities in the European year of the brain

THURSDAY 12 June 2014

09.00 - 09.45 HANS VAN ELST: Innovations in Vascular Ultrasound

09.45 - 10.30 DAVID RUSSELL: Treatment of acute ischemic stroke: Now and the future

10.30 - 11.15 PETAR SLANKAMENAC: Telemedcine in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke

11.15 - 12.00 KURT NIEDERKORN: Thrombectomy in acute stroke – an update

12.00 - 12.45 NATAN BORNSTEIN: Secondary stroke prevention – Antiplatelate update

14.15 - 17.00 ZLATKO TRKANJEC: Workshop - Interesting stroke cases

FRIDAY 13 June 2014

09.00 - 09.45 KURT NIEDERKORN: Results of Styrian stroke prevention study

09.45 - 10.30 DRAGUTIN KADOJIĆ: Homocystein levels in acute ischemic stroke patients in Eastern Croatia

10.30 - 11.15 MARINKO DIKANOVIĆ, IVO ILAK: Stroke in children

11.15 - 12.00 LJILJANA ČENGIĆ: Palliative care after stroke

12.00 - 12.45 VLADIMIRA VULETIĆ: Stroke outcome in elderly patients treated with i.v. thrombolysis

12.45 – 13.30 Workshop: Interesting stroke case

14.15 – 17:00 Conclusion remarks, evaluation, final exam and closing of the course

Lunch will be served between 13.30 and 14.15

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

Registration fee: 750 HRK (100 Euro)

Registration fee can be paid to the account of the Croatian Stroke Society

Account number: 2485003-1100225825,

SWIFT: CROAHR2X, IBAN HR6324850031100225825, Croatia bank, Zagreb, Croatia

Technical organiser:

Amalia ltd.

Jordanovac 117

10000 Zagreb