31 / 26th SUMMER STROKE SCHOOL


Healthy lifestyle and a prevention of the stroke

1 – 5 June 2015   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
Tatjana Rundek, University of Miami, Croatia


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.

*The Course is accredited by 4 ECTS credits. Requirements to earn those credits are interesting stroke case presentation and final exam of the course.


Course lecturers:

David Russell, University of Oslo, Norway
Vida Demarin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Marija Gashoska, University Clinic of Neurology, Skopje, Macedonia
Kristina Serafimova, University Clinic of Neurology, Skopje, Macedonia
Jasmina Janeva, General hospital Gevgelija, Macedonia
Vladimira Vuletić, University Hospital Centre, Zagreb, Croatia
Petar Atanasovski, University Clinic of Neurology, Skopje, Macedonia
Pavlinka Milosavljevik, University Clinic of Neurology, Skopje, Macedonia
Visar Miftari, St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia
Tomislav Kuljiš, N/A
Roman Haberl, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Dragutin Kadojić, Klinički bolnički centar Osijek, Croatia
Marinko Dikanović, General Hospital Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Ljiljana Čengić, Region Hospital Vinkovci, Croatia
Denis Čerimagić, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Maro Vodopić, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Andrijana Bogoje Raspopović, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Dražana Martinović Mamić, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Mira Ivanković, General Hospital Dubrovnik, Croatia
Ivan Vukoja, Medical University Zagreb, Croatia
Stela Rutović, General Hospital Slavonski Brod, Croatia
Gordian Hubert , University of Münster, Germany


Work Schedule:

MONDAY 1 June

09:00 - 09:45

26th Anniversary of Summer Stroke School – Its role and achievement in transfer of knowledge

VIDA DEMARIN

09:45 - 10:30

Reducing the risk of stroke in Central and Eastern European Countries

VIDA DEMARIN

10:30 - 11:15

Triple „H“ in stroke prevention

ZLATKO TRKANJEC

11:15 - 12:00

Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation

DAVID RUSSELL

12:00 - 12:45

Homocysteine as a risk factor for stroke

VESNA ŠERIĆ

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch break

14:15 - 17:00

Workshop - Interesting stroke case

TUESDAY 02 June

ZLATKO TRKANJEC

09:00 - 09:45

Recent advances in vascular ultrasound

HANS VAN ELST

09:45 - 10:30

Tackling time delays in patients eligible for thrombolysis

GORDIAN HUBERT

10:30 - 11:15

Acute reperfusion treatment for stroke

VLADIMIRA VULETIĆ

11:15 - 12:00

How to provide high quality stroke care in rural areas

GORDIAN HUBERT

12:00 - 12:45

Intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH)

NATAN BORNSTEIN

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch break

14:15 - 17:00

Workshop - Interesting stroke case

WEDNESDAY 03 June

NATAN BORNSTEIN

09:00 - 09:45

The Diabetic brain

NATAN BORNSTEIN

09:45 - 10:30

Influence of lipids and diabetes mellitus on the outcome after i.v. thrombolysis

VLADIMIRA VULETIĆ

10:30 - 11:15

Aortic arch atheroma as a risk factor for stroke

VIDA DEMARIN

11:15 - 12:00

The Stroke unit

GORDIAN HUBERT

12:00 – 12:45

New vistas in stroke rehabilitation

VESNA ŠERIĆ

13:00 - 14:15

Lunch break

14:15 - 17:00

Workshop - Interesting stroke case

THURSDAY 04 June

09:00 - 09:45

Carotid atherosclerosis

DAVID RUSSELL

09:45 - 10:30

Role of advanced glycation end products (AGEs) on the reactive oxygen species (ROS) generation in Alzheimer’s disease amyloid plaque

NIKOLA BARIĆ

10:30 - 11:15

Lifestyle modifiers and stroke prevention

VIDA DEMARIN

11:15 - 12:00

Vascular cognitive impairment

ZLATKO TRKANJEC

12:00 - 12:45

Thrombectomy in acute stroke - an update

KURT NIEDERKORN

13:30 - 14:15

Lunch break

14:45 - 17:00

Roman's quiz in stroke

ROMAN HABERL

09:00 - 09:45

Treatment of dissection in acute stroke

FRIDAY 05 June

KURT NIEDERKORN

09:45 - 10:30

Characteristics and survival of patients with brain stem infarction

DRAGUTIN KADOJIĆ

10:30 - 11:15

Metabolic syndrome and stroke

MARINKO DIKANOVIĆ

11:15 - 12:00

Depression and stroke

LJILJANA ČENGIĆ

12:00 - 12:45

Workshop: Interesting stroke case

12:45 - 13:30

Conclusion remarks, evaluation

14:45 - 17:00

Final exam and closing of the course

The Summer Stroke School is accredited by 4 ECTS points.