Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

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36 | 19th Summer Stroke School<br>Healthy Lifestyle and Prevention of Stroke

Duration
19 May 2008 - 24 May 2008
Language
English
Status
REGULAR
Course directors:
Vida Demarin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Roman Haberl, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Germany
Kurt Niederkorn, University of Graz, Austria
Tatjana Rundek, University of Miami, United States
Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, Croatia
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 SOCIETY
CROATIAN SOCIETY FOR NEUROVASCULAR DISORDERS
CROATIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

ACADEMY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES OF CROATIA

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB

INTER-UNIVERSITY CENTER DUBROVNIK


Organize
International Postgraduate Course


19th SUMMER STROKE SCHOOL
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE AND PREVENTION OF STROKE
DUBROVNIK, CROATIA
May 19-23, 2008

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.

Directors of the course:
Prof. Dr. Vida Demarin, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Prof. Dr. Roman Haberl, University of Munich, Germany
Prof. Dr. Kurt Niederkorn, University of Graz, Austria
Doc. Dr. Tanja Rundek, Columbia University, New York, USA
Prof. Dr. Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Local organizers: Mr.sc.dr Andro Vlahuić, Dr Mira Ivanković

Registration fee: 750 HRK (100 Euro)
Registration fee can be payed to account:
2485003-1100225825

Venue of the course:
Inter-University Center
Don Frane Bulića 4
HR-20 000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Phone: +385 20 413 626, 413 627
Fax: + 385 20 413 628
E-mail: iuc@iuc.hr
Web-site: www.iuc.hr



PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

MONDAY 19.05.
09.00 - 09.45 DEMARIN V. Introduction
09.45 - 10.30 ROJE BEDEKOVIĆ M, DEMARIN V. Chronicles of
Dubrovnik medicine
10.30 - 11.15 THOMASSEN L. Intraarterial treatment in acute stroke
11.15 - 12.00 SCHENKEL J German Stroke Units
12.00 - 12.45 THOMASSEN L.. TCD in acute setting diagnostics and
therapy

Workshop: Stroke treatment
14.00 - 17.00 HABERL R. Strok Unit Protocols: "to-do" and "not-to-do"
rules
SCHENKEL J. "To treat or not to treat" tPA and acute stroke
HABERL 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 data
09.45 - 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 diseases
12.00 - 12.45 TRKANJEC Z. Comparison between SPECT and fTCD
results

Workshop: Stroke treatment in a regional hospital setting
14.00 17.00 DEMARIN V, IVANKOVIĆ M. Workshop will be held in General
Hospital Dubrovnik

WEDNESDAY 21.05.
09.00 - 09.45 DEMARIN V. Evaluation of aging vs. dementia by means
of neurosonolgy
09.45 - 10.30 SINANOVIĆ O. Most frequent neuropsychological disorders
in acute stroke
10.30 - 11.15 TRKANJEC Z. Cerebral vasculitis
11.15 - 12.00 VULETIĆ V. Poststroke fatigue
12.00 - 12.45 SMAJLOVIĆ D. Longterm outcome after stroke
Workshop: Neuropsychology, Headache
14.00 - 17.00 SINANOVIĆ O. Usefulness of auditory evoked potentials
in diagnostics of brain stem vascular
lesions
VUKOVIĆ V. Differential diagnosis of headache


THURSDAY 22.05.
09.00 - 09.45 HABERL R. Are TIAs treated properly? Results from the
EXPRESS trial
09.45 - 10.30 VUKOVIĆ V. Headache in Croatia
10.30 - 11.15 DIKANOVIĆ M, Diagnostics and therapy of carotid disease in
regional hospital Slavonski Brod
11.15 - 12.00 NIEDERKORN K. CEA versus STENT yes, no, who, when?
12.00 - 12.45 KADOJIĆ D. Prevention of stroke in Osijek-Baranja county

19.00 22.00 DEMARIN V. Workshop: Mediteranean diet and prevention
of stroke

FRIDAY 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
consciousness
10.30 - 11.15 CSIBA L. Iv. and ia. lysis (case presentations) part I
11.15 - 12.00 BARIĆ N. Ultrasonographic analysis of the aging of
female CCA diameter

12.00 - 12.45 Interesting stroke cases

14.00 - 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 course

Lunch will be served everyday between 13.00-14.00

The Stroke Summer School is evaluated with 4 ECST points.
During the Stroke Summer School you are cordialy invited to participate in exciting social activites.