52 nd International Neuropsychiatric Pula Congress

The 52nd International neuropsychiatric Pula congress offer world's leading expert in Neuroscience, neurology and psychiatry in the great city of Pula.The main theme this year will be restaurative neurology, and how to enlarge crucial passage between research and actual clinical reality in neurorehabilitation.
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Organizers:
INPC KURATORIUM
CROATIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES AND ARTS - DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
CLINICAL HOSPITAL CENTRE „SISTERS OF MERCY“, ZAGREB, CROATIA
Venue:
Hotels „Brioni“ & „Park Plaza Histria“, Park Plaza Verudela – Pula, Croatia



PRELIMINARY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM



Wednesday, June 20, 2012
15:00 – 17:00 5th International Epilepsy Symposium in Pula
Diagnozing Epilepsies – from Aura to Neuroimaging and Epilepsy Surgery
Chairperson: Hrvoje Hećimović (Zagreb, Croatia)
15:00 – 15:30 Hrvoje Hećimović (Zagreb, Croatia): Aura – is it important in seizure localization?
15:30 – 16:00 Hermann Stefan (Erlangen, Germany): Neuroimaging and Localization
16:00 – 16:30 Tomislav Sajko (Zagreb, Croatia): Selective vs. standard temporal lobe resections
16:30 – 17:00
EEG club – Clinical Cases Presentations
17:00 – 19:00 NEUROTOLOGY COURSE: ABOUT VERTIGO FOR NEUROLOGISTS
Chairperson: Ksenija Ribarić Jankes (Belgrade, Serbia)
17:00 – 17:15 Ksenija Ribarić Jankes (Belgrade, Serbia), Neurotology in Neurology
17:15 – 17:35 Tatjana Tomanović (Stockholm, Sweden), How do we recognize Bening Paroxismal Positional Vertigo?
17:35 – 17:50 Luca Verrecchia (Stockholm, Sweden), Vestibular evoked Muscle Potential (VEMP) as a Diagnostic Tool in Vestibular Pathology
17:50 – 18:05 Ksenija Ribarić Jankes (Belgrade, Serbia), The Etiology of Sudden Unilateral Vestibular Damage
18:05 – 18:20 Aleksandra Pavlović, Milija Mijajlović, Nadežda Čovičković-Šternić, Ksenija Ribarić-Jankes (Belgrade, Serbia), Small Vessel Disease – Is it a Probable Cause of Peripheral Vestibular Damage?
18:20 – 18:35 Maja Stefanović Budimkić, Olivera Savić, Ljiljana Beslać-Bumbaširević, Dejana R. Jovanović (Belgrade, Serbia), Vertigo as a Symptom of Vertebrobasilar Artery Dissection
18:35 – 18:50 Sanja Vlahović, Ivana Aras, Tereza Cvjetko (Zagreb, Croatia), About the usefulness of Nystagmography
Discussion
19:00

ACADEMIC LECTURE

MICHAEL CHOPP (DETROIT, MI, USA), RECENT KNOWLEDGE ON NEUROPLASTICITY

20:00 Welcome reception



20 – 23 June, 2012
European Psychopathology Summer School in Pula
Under the patronage of the European Psychiatric Association






Thursday June 21, 2012
09:00 – 10:00
OPENING CEREMONY


10:00 – 13:00

MAIN THEME: ADVANCES IN RESTORATIVE NEUROLOGY
Chairpersons:
Dafin Muresanu (Clui-Napoca, Romania): The Role of Neuroplasticity in Restaurative Neurology
Vesna Šerić (Zagreb, Croatia): New Vistas in Neurorehabilitation
Anna Czlonkowska (Warsaw, Poland): BDNF Gene Polymorphism – Influence on Clinical Manifestations and Outcome of Neurological Diseases
11:15 – 11:35
COFFE BREAK

Herman Stefan (Erlangen, Germany): Therapeutic Approaches in Epilepsies
Jelena Drulović (Belgrade, Serbia): Restorative and Repair-promoting Treatment Strategies for Multiple Sclerosis
Maja Relja (Zagreb, Croatia): Movement Disorder
11:00 – 12:30
Satelite symposium: Forenzička psihijatrija / Forensic psychiatry
Chairpersons: Vera Folnegović Šmalc (Zagreb, Croatia), Đulijano Ljubičić, (Rijeka, Croatia)
13:00 – 13:15
European standards for PhD in Neurology
Zdravko Lacković (Zagreb, Croatia)
13:15 – 14:30
LUNCH BREAK
14:30 – 16:00
Poster session – Neurology


15:00 – 17:00
Deutschsprachiges Neuropsychiatrisches Fortbildungs-Symposium
Vorsitzende: Kurt Niederkorn (Graz,Österreich), Karl Bechter (Günzburg/Ulm, Deutschland)
Ernst Griebnitz (Salzburg, Österreich): Psychiatrische Aspekte in der Führerscheinbegutachtung
17:00 – 19:00
Quality of Life in Psychiatric Patients Symposium
Chairperson: Slobodan Loga
Slobodan Loga (Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina), Quality of Life in Psychiatric Patients (Introductory Words)
Slobodan Loga et al. (Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina), Schizophrenia and Family Quality of Life
Bojan Šošić & Nina Bosankić (Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina), Quality of Life of People with Severe Mental Illness: Changes across 20 months period
Abdulah Kučukalić et al. (Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina), Impact of Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Disorder on the Quality of Life of the War Survivors
Emira Švraka et al. (Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina), The Nine Domains of Family Quality of Life: Adult Children with Intellectual Disabilities
15:00 – 19:00
CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN STROKE SOCIETY (CEESS) AND THE WORLD FEDERATION OF NEUROLOGY, RESEARCH GROUP ON DELIVERY OF NEUROLOGICAL SERVICES (WFN RG ODNS) INVITES TO: THE COCHRANE WORKSHOP AND ROUND TABLE
15:00 – 16:30
Workshop - Introduction to Cochrane systematic reviews
Peter Langhorne (Glasgow, Scotland, UK)
Livia Puljak (Split, Croatia) / Dario Sambunjak (Split, Croatia)
16:30 – 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 – 19:00
Round table – Use of Evidence Based Medicine in everyday practice
Chairpersons: Vida Demarin (Zagreb, Croatia), Peter Langhorne (Glasgow, UK)
Ljiljana Beslać-Bumbaširević (Belgrade, Serbia), EBM: Early Secondary Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
Ivan Bielen (Zagreb, Croatia), Why Corticosteroids are not recommended in Stroke Nadežda Čovičković-Šternić (Belgrade, Serbia), High Hypertension and Stroke Therapy
Vida Demarin (Zagreb, Croatia), Prevention of AF Related Stroke – Possibilities of prevention
Dejana Jovanović (Belgrade, Serbia), Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
Daniel Bereczki (Debrecen, Hungary), Personalized Medicine and Evidence Based Medicine: Enemies or Brothers in Arms?
Peter Langhorne (Glasgow, Scotland, UK), The Importance of Stroke Units in Management of Strokes
Ivo Lušić (Split, Croatia), Tba.
Ljubica Todorović (Sarajevo, Bosnia&Herzegovina), The Importance of Thrombolytic Treament in Ischaemic Stroke
Bojana Žvan (Ljubljana, Slovenia), Approach to Management of Cerebral Aneurysms





Friday June 22, 2012
09:00 – 13:00

MAIN THEME: ADVANCING PSYCHOPATHOLOGY – INTERACTION OF BIOLOGICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS
Chairpersons: Henning Sass (Aachen, Germany), Karl Bechter (Günzburg/Ulm, Germany):
Karl Bechter (Günzburg/Ulm, Germany): Interaction between biological and psychological factors – a Remaining challenge (Introductory Remarks)
Francesco Benedetti (Milan, Italy): Chronobiological Modulation of Psychopathology
Tilo Kircher (Marburg, Germany): Correlations of Psychopathological Symptoms with Brain Networks
10:15 – 10:35 COFFE BREAK
Henning Sass (Aachen, Germany): The Role of Personality Disorders in Forensic Psychiatry
Johannes Schröder (Heidelberg, Germany): Neurological Soft Signs and Psychoses
Werner Strik (Bern, Switzerland): Mapping Symptoms on Brain Systems
09:00 – 10:30
Interface Providers in Neurorehabilitation
Chairpersons: Raphale Bene (Zagreb, Croatia), Natko Beck (Zagreb, Croatia)
11:00 – 12:30 Deep Brain Stimulation Symposium
Chairperson:
Darko Chudy (Zagreb, Croatia): DBS Succes in Reducing Symptoms Parkinson's Desease, Dystonia and in an Attempt to change the Situation Awareness among Patients in a Vegetative State or Minimal Consciousness
Vedran Deletis (Split, Croatia)
Žarko Bakran (Krapinske Toplice, Croatia)
10:00 – 13:00 European Association of Young Neurologists and Trainess (EAYNT) Meeting
Martin Rakuša (Maribor, Slovenia), Opportunities for Young Neurologists in Europe
Olivera Stojiljković (Belgrade, Serbia), Society of Young Serbian Neurologists - Challenges and Possibilities
Sandra Morović (Zagreb, Croatia), Report from Residency Abroad
Interesting Case Reports
A Tournament and Quiz will be organized in two levels – for Residents and for Young Specialists
Winners will be awarded with Exceptional Prizes!
12:00 – 13:00 Poster Session – Psychiatry
13:00 – 14:30
LUNCH BREAK
14:30 – 15:45 INTERACTIVE HEADACHE SCHOOL: MIGRAINE – TOP 20 BRAIN DISORDER
Vida Demarin (Zagreb, Croatia), Migraine and Brain Disorders
Alexey Danilov (Moscow, Russia), Headache or Migraine? - How to establish Migraine Diagnosis
Sofia Gak (Moscow, Russia), Instruments to improve Diagnosis of Migraine
Alexey Danilov (Moscow, Russia), The Art of Migraine Management
Elena Anisimova (Moscow, Russia), Brain Fitness - How to improve Migraine Outcome
15:45 – 16:00 COFFE BREAK
16:00 – 17:00
SIMPOZIJ – SUVREMENI TRENDOVI U ZBRINJAVANJU BOLESNIKA S KARDIOVASKULARNIM BOLESTIMA / SYMPOSIUM ON CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT OF PATIENTS WITH CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES
17:00 – 18:00 EDUCATIONAL SYMPOSIUM – Tba.
19:00 KURATORIUM MEETING

Saturday June 23, 2012
09:00 – 12:00 JOINT MEETING WITH ALPS-ADRIA NEUROSCIENCE SECTION: DEBATE ON DIFFERENT THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES
Chairpersons: Leontino Battistin (Padova, Italy), Vida Demarin (Zagreb, Croatia)
Leontino Battistin (Padova, Italy), Vida Demarin (Zagreb, Croatia), The Importance of Different Therapeutic Approaches
Darko Chudy (Zagreb, Croatia), Zlatko Trkanjec (Zagreb, Croatia), DBS in Parkinson Disease – Yes or No?
Kurt Niederkorn (Graz, Austria), Zoran Miloševič (Ljubljana, Slovenia), CEA vs. Stenting – What is better?
10:30 – 10:50
COFFE BREAK
Jelena Drulović (Beograd, Serbia), Sandra Morović (Zagreb, Croatia), The Concept of Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency, CCSVI, in Multiple Sclerosis: a Critical Review
Hermann Stefan (Erlangen, Germany), Liliya Zvyagina (Odessa, Ukraine), Interventional Non-drug Treatment vs. Pharmacotherapy of Epilepsy
12:00
Closing ceremony





SOCIAL PROGRAM

Wednesday June 20, 2012
20:00
Welcome reception



Thursday June 21, 2012
20:30
Istrian eno-gastronomy evening



Friday June 22, 2012
20:30
Gala Dinner

20 Jun - 23 Jun 2012

Pula
Croatia (Hrvatska)
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