Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau of the Bernese Alps


7th MEETING OF THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF NEUROSONOLOGY AND CEREBRAL HEMODYNAMICS

May 26–28 2002

Final Scientific Program


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Program-at-a-Glance | Congress Venue
Session I: Physiology of Cerebral Hemodynamics
Session II: Acute Stroke
Session III: Ultrasound Contrast Media -- Flow, Perfusion and Tissue Imaging
Session IV: Functional Aspects of Arterial Wall Imaging -- IMT and Atherosclerosis
Session V: Poster Session
Session VI: Embolism -- Physics, New Developments and Results
Session VII: 20 Years of TCD Diagnosis and Monitoring of Cerebral Vasospasm -- History and the Future
Session VIII: Is there a Place for Cerebral Vasoreactivity Studies in Clincal Practice?
Session IX: Functional Methods (fTCD vs. fMRI)
Session X: Poster Session
Session XI: Cerebral Circulation Monitoring, Procedures and Protocols
Session XII: New Developments in Neurosonology
Special Meetings

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Sunday May 26, 2002   13:30 - 14:00     Main Lecture Hall (Auditorium Ettore Rossi)

Opening Ceremony

M. Sturzenegger, Congress Chairman: - Opening
G. Walter,
Vice-Rector, University of Bern: - Welcome
R. Friis,
Vice-Dean Medical Faculty, University of Bern: - Welcome
H.R. Stöckli,
President Swiss Neurological Society: - Welcome
D. Evans,
Honorary Secretary EFSUMB: - Welcome
E. B. Ringelstein,
President ESNCH:-" A Special Message from the ESNCH President"
M. Sturzenegger,
Congress Chairman: - Introduction


Sunday May 26, 2002   14:00 - 15:30
I: Physiology of Cerebral Hemodynamics
Cerebral circulatory physiology, methods of assessment, parameters to be evaluated, environmental studies, influence of anesthetics and drugs, applications in the ICU, posttraumatic changes, eclampsia, ..

Chairs

Rune Aaslid, Bern
Jürgen Klingelhöfer, Chemnitz

Keynote Lecture
O-1 Syncope and the Brain: Slave to the Blood Pressure, or Primary Regulator?

Benjamin D. Levine, Dallas

Keynote Lecture
O-2 Clinical Aspects of Cerebral Autoregulation

David W. Newell, Seattle

Platform Presentations

O-3 Influence of End-tidal Carbon Dioxide Pressure on the Postural Reduction in Cerebral Blood Velocity

R. V. Immink, J. Gisolf, G. A. van Montfrans, J. J. van Lieshout, Amsterdam

O-4 The Relationships Between Flow in The Internal Carotid Artery and Collateral Function in the Circle of Willis

M. Fouladiun, J. Holm, R. Volkmann, H. Zachrisson, Göteborg

O-5 Carotid Intima Media Thickness Asymmetry in an Untreated Uncomplicated Hypertensive Population

S. A. Rodríguez Hernandez, M. P. van Boxtel, A. A. Kroon, W. H. Mess, J. Lodder, J. Jolles, P. W. de Leeuw, Maastricht

O-6 Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation Disturbances Correlate with Severety of Brain Trauma

M. Müller, O. Bianchi, C. Stock, K. Schwertfeger, Hamburg

O-7 Improvement in the Transcranial Doppler Parameters of Hypertensive Patientes after Treatment with an AngiotensinI-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor

A. Mrden, Zadar

Sunday May 26, 2002   15:30 - 16:00

Chair

David Russell, Oslo

Special Guest Lecture:
New Approaches to Stroke Prevention and Treatment

Michael A. Moskowitz, Boston

Sunday May 26, 2002   16:30 - 18:00
II: Acute Stroke
Thrombolysis, use in Stroke Unit, decision making, treatment and recovery monitoring, predictive value, ..

Chairs

Natan Bornstein, Tel Aviv
Elietta Zanette, Roma

Keynote Lecture
O-8 Therapeutic Ultrasound in Ischemic Stroke Treatment

Michael Daffertshofer, Mannheim

Keynote Lecture

O-9 Clinical Value of Neurosonology in Acute Ischemic Stroke: the Aims of the NAIS Study

Gerhard-Michael von Reutern, Nidda

Platform Presentations

O-10 Clopidogrel Reduces Thromboembolism After Carotid Endarterectomy: a Randomised Trial

D. A. Payne, P. D. Hayes, C. I. Jones, A. H. Goodall, M. T. Thompson, N. J. London, P. R. F. Bell, A. R. Naylor, Leicester

O-11 Patients' Thromboembolic Potential Following Endothelial Disruption is Related to the Platelets' Sensitivity to ADP.

P. D. Hayes, D. A. Payne, P. R. F. Bell, A. H. Goodall, A. R. Naylor, Leicester

O-12 Detection of Occlusion and Recanalization With Transcranial Power M-mode Doppler in Patients With Acute Neurological Syndromes in the Emergency Room

Z. Garami, S. Calleja, O. Chernyshev, J. C. Grotta, M. Malkoff, A. V. Alexandrov, Houston

O-13 Side Effects of Transcranial for Thrombolysis Used Ultrasound - a Rat Model

F. Nolle, M. Nedelmann, B. M. Eicke, O. Kempski, B. Alessandri, M. Dieterich, Mainz

O-14 Outcome and their Relative Factors in Stroke Patients

H. Y. Huang, S. Gao, B. Wang, J. Ye, W. H. Xu, Bejing

 

Monday May 27, 2002   08:00 - 09:30
III: Ultrasound Contrast Media -- Flow, Perfusion and Tissue Imaging
Physics and algorithms, contrast agents, comparison with other methods and validation, new developments, clinical applications, ..

Chairs

Kurt Niederkorn, Graz
Dirk W. Droste, Münster

Keynote Lecture
O-15 Perfusion Imaging of the Brain using Ultrasound

Günter Seidel, Lübeck

Keynote Lecture
O-16 UMEDS and Beyond -- Future Microbubble Applications in Stroke

Stephen Meairs, Mannheim

Platform Presentations

O-17 Semi-Quantitative Ultrasonic Brain Perfusion Imaging: Technical and Theoretical Basis of Contrast Burst Depletion Imaging (CODIM)

W. Wilkening, J. Eyding, S. Meves, T. Postert, H. Ermert, Bochum

O-18 Comparison of Transcranial Brain Tissue Perfusion Images between Ultraharmonic, Second Harmonic, and Power Harmonic Imaging

T. Shiogai, C. Uebo, M. Makino, T. Mizuno, K. Nakajima, H. Furuhata, Kyoto

O-19 Is the Contrast Transcranial Doppler Test for Venous to Arterial Circulation Shunts Reproducible?

S. Sastry, K. J. Daly, T. Chengodu, C. N. McCollum, Manchester

O-20 Optimizing the Technique of Contrast Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound in the Detection of Right-to-left Shunts

R. Dittrich, D. W. Droste, S. Lakemeier, T. Wichter, J. Stypmann, M. Ritter, M. Moeller, M. Freund, E. B. Ringelstein, Münster

O-21 Intracranial Pulseless Pattern in Patients with Takayasu Arteritis: a Transcranial Doppler Study

C. Cantú, F. Barinagarrementería, C. Pineda, M. Martínez-Lavín, Mexico City

Monday May 27, 2002   10:00 - 11:30
IV: Functional Aspects of Arterial Wall Imaging -- IMT and Atherosclerosis
IMT measurement, methodological aspects, 3-D imaging, 4-D imaging, clinical applications, prognostic value, fluid dynamics and wall stress, ..

Chairs

Joaquin Serena, Girona
Victor Oliveira, Lisbon

Keynote Lecture
O-22 IMT and Atherosclerotic Plaque: Same or Different Disease

P.-J. Touboul, Paris

Keynote Lecture
O-23 Carotid Wall Function, Cholesterol and Statins

Henrik Sillesen, Hellerup

Platform Presentations

O-24 A Promoter Polymorphism of the Interleukin-6 Gene Modulates the Effects of Alcohol and Smoking on Early Carotid Atherosclerosis

M. Sitzer, P. Jerrard-Dunne, P. Risley, D. A. Steckel, A. Buehler, S. von Kegler, H. S. Markus, Frankfurt

O-25 Colour-coded Duplexsonography as a Diagnostic Tool in Patients with Suspected Temporal Arteritis

M. Reinhard, D. Schmidt, C. Auw-Haedrich, A. Hetzel, Freiburg

O-26 b-Fibrinogen Gene Polymorphism (-455G/A) Is Mediated Inflammation Degree and Is Associated With Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis

E. Ben-Assayag, I. Bova, D. Zeltser, S. Berliner, T. Nissel, S. L. M. Levkovski, I. Shapira, N. Bornstein, Tel Aviv

O-27 Close Association of Carotid and Aortic Atherosclerosis in 210 Patients with Ischemic Stroke

A. Harloff, M. Handke, A. Hetzel, Freiburg

O-28 Arterial Wall Remodeling in Individuals at Risk For Cardiovascular Disease and Controls Described by Intima-media Thickness Frequency Distribution Curves

E. de Groot, A. Smit, J. Kastelein, Amsterdam

Monday May 27, 2002   12:00 - 13:30
V: Poster Session

Poster Viewing Committees

1. N. Bornstein, Tel Aviv, H. Markus, London
2. R. G. A. Ackerstaff, Nieuwegein, K. Niederkorn, Graz
3. A. Hetzel, Freiburg, J. Klingelhöfer, Chemnitz
4. R. Baumgartner, Zürich, J. Molto, Alicante
5. D. Droste, Münster, L. Csiba, Debreçen

Poster Awarding Committee

D. Russel, Oslo (head), R. Aaslid, Bern, G. M. von Reutern, Nidda

Monday May 27, 2002   14:30 - 16:00
VI: Embolism -- Physics, New Developments and Results
Physics and technical aspects, algorithms, methodological comparison and validation, ambulatory monitoring, clincal applications and relevance, economical aspects, diving, bubble generation dynamics, ..

Chairs

Merrill P. Spencer, Seattle
Penko Shotekov, Sofia

Keynote Lecture
O-29 The Physics of Embolus Detection by Doppler Ultrasound

David H. Evans, Leicester

Keynote Lecture
O-30 Clinical Lessons from Right-to-Left Shunt

G. P. Anzola, Padova

Platform Presentations

O-31 Fundamental Features of Microembolic Tracks on Power M-mode Doppler (PMD) for Automatic Embolus Detection

M. A. Moehring, Seattle

O-32 Evaluation of Thrombolysis with Transcranial Ultrasonication Using a Rat Autologous Thromboembolism Model

T. Saguchi, T. Ishibashi, M. Akiyama, H. Onoue, T. Abe, H. Furuhata, Tokyo

O-33 New Ultrasonic Transducer for Characterization of Microemboli

P. Palanchon, J. Klein, N. de Jong, Rotterdam

O-34 Microembolic Signal Predicts Recurrent Stroke in Acute Stroke Patients with Middle Cerebral Artery Stenosis

K. S. Wong, S. Gao, T. Hansberg, Y. L. Chan, W. W. M. Lam, D. W. Droste, R. Kay, E. B. Ringelstein, Münster

O-35 Real-Time Identification and Archival of Microembolic Events Using A KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEM

L. Fan, D. H. Evans, A. R. Naylor, Leicester

Monday May 27, 2002   16:30 - 18:00
VII: 20 Years of TCD Diagnosis and Monitoring of Cerebral Vasospasm -- History and the Future
Indices, clinical relevance, comparison with other methods, hemodynamics, new applications, ..

Chairs

Matthias Sturzenegger, Bern
E. Bernd Ringelstein, Münster

Keynote Lecture
O-36 Hemodynamics of Cerebral Vasospasm

Rune Aaslid, Bern

Keynote Lecture
O-37 Clinical and Investigational Use of TCD in SAH -- Past and Present

Albrecht G. Harders, Bochum

Keynote Lecture
O-38 Has Doppler Changed the Way We Think about the Brain?

Karl-Fredrik Lindegaard, Oslo

 

Tuesday May 28, 2002   08:00 - 09:30
VIII: Is there a Place for Cerebral Vasoreactivity Studies in Clinical Practice?
Physiology of CVR, methods to assess CVR, cerebral autoregulation, clinical value, clinical correlates, prognostic value, therapeutic implications, ..

Chairs

Arve Dahl, Oslo
Vida Demarin, Zagreb

Keynote Lecture
O-39 Is there a Place for Cerebral Vasoreactivity Studies in Clinical Practice?

Hugh Markus, London

Keynote Lecture
O-40 The Impact of TCD and Autoregulation Tests in the Tilt Table Examination

Rolf R. Diehl, Essen

Platform Presentations

O-41 Continuous Assessment of Autoregulation - an Update

M. Czosnyka, L. Steiner, M. Ballestri, S. Piechnik, Z. Czosnyka, E. Lang, I. Gooskens, E. Schmidt, J. D. Pickard, Cambridge and Kiel

O-42 Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation and Collateral Flow Patterns In Patients with Severe Carotid Artery Disease

M. Reinhard, T. Müller, B. Guschlbauer, J. Timmer, A. Hetzel, Freiburg

O-43 Time Delay as a Parameter for Cerebrovascular Reactivity -- Influence of Carotid Endarterectomy

A. Hetzel, B. Guschlbauer, M. Reinhard, Freiburg

O-44 Transcranial Doppler and Near Infrared Spectroscopy Can Evaluate the Hemodynamic Effect of Carotid Artery Occlusion

F. Vernieri, F. Tibuzzi, P. Pasqualetti, N. Rosato, F. Passarelli, P. M. Rossini, M. Silvestrini, Rome

O-45 Arterial Blood Pressure and Cerebral Blood Flow

T. Lepic, R. Raicevic, L. Lukic-Kostic, V. Pesic, Z. Cosic, Belgrade

Tuesday May 28, 2002   10:00 - 11:30
IX: Functional Methods (fTCD vs. fMRI)
Physics and technical aspects, algorithms, visual-, acoustic-, cognitive- and motor evoked flow, comparison of methods and validation, clinical applications, use in rehabilitation, ..

Chairs

Manfred Kaps, Lübeck
Joachim Röther, Hamburg

Keynote Lecture
O-46 The Potential and Limitations of Functional TCD in the Investigation of Brain Lateralization

Stefan Knecht, Münster

Keynote Lecture
O-47 Use of fTCD for the Early Prediction of Recovery after Stroke

Mauro Silvestrini, Roma

Platform Presentations

O-48 Emotional Processing in Parkinson Disease: A Study Using Functional Transcranial Doppler Sonography

E. Troisi, A. Peppe, M. Pierantozzi, M. Matteis, F. Vernieri, P. Stanzione, M. Silvestrini, C. Caltagirone, Rome

O-49 Changes of Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity During Gestures with or without Meaning. a Functional Transcranial Doppler Study.

M. Matteis, C. Caltagirone, E. Troisi, F. Federico, M. Silvestrini, L. Petrosini, Rome

O-50 Carotid Distensibility as a Marker of Subclinical atherosclerosis: the northern Manhattan Cohort Study

T. Rundek, R. Ramas, J. Pittman, M. S. Elkind, B. Boden-Albala, R. L. Sacco, New York

O-51 Neurovascular Coupling in Healthy Adults Under Different Postural Conditions as Evaluated by Functional TCD

E. Azevedo, B. Rosengarten, R. Santos, J. Freitas, M. Kaps, Giessen

O-52 Missing Correlation of Intracranial Blood Flow Velocities and Carotid Volume Flow after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

B. M. Eicke, C. H. Valerius, T. H. Kerz, Mainz

Tuesday May 28, 2002   12:00 - 13:30
X: Poster Session

Poster Viewing Committees

1. N. Bornstein, Tel Aviv, H. Markus, London
2. R. G. A. Ackerstaff, Nieuwegein, K. Niederkorn, Graz
3. A. Hetzel, Freiburg, J. Klingelhöfer, Chemnitz
4. R. Baumgartner, Zürich, J. Molto, Alicante
5. D. Droste, Münster, L. Csiba, Debreçen

Poster Awarding Committee

D. Russel, Oslo (head), R. Aaslid, Bern, G. M. von Reutern, Nidda

Tuesday May 28, 2002   14:30 - 16:00
XI: Cerebral Circulation Monitoring, Procedures and Protocols
Methodological aspects, anesthesiology, diagnostic interventional procedures, therapeutic interventional procedures, CEA, cardio-thoracic surgery, evoked flow, autonomic function assessment, ..

Chairs

José M. Molto, Alicante
Susanna Horner, Graz

Keynote Lecture
O-53 TCD Monitoring During Invasive Cardiovascular Examinations and Surgery

David Russell, Oslo

Keynote Lecture
O-54 Prevention of Stroke by TCD in Carotid Surgery and Stenting

Robert G. A. Ackerstaff, Nieuwegein

Platform Presentations

O-55 A Logarithmic Scale for Grading Right-to-left Conductance of Cardiopulmonary Shunts (RLS) Using Transcranial Power M-mode Doppler (PMD)

M. P. Spencer, Seattle

O-56 Contrast TCD for Cerebral Ischemia of Unknown Etiology: Preliminary Results

A. Y. Razumovsky, A. E. Hillis, E. M. Aldrich, M. L. Torbey, W. C. Ziai, R. J. Wityk, Baltimore

O-57 Detection of Cerebral Embolization after Angioplasty plus Stenting

S. Horner, E. Klein, G. Bone, D. Svetina, G. Pichler, T. Schober, K. Niederkorn, Graz

O-58 Systematic Review of Transcranial Doppler After Carotid Endarterectomy

J. Horn, R. G. A. Ackerstaff, Nieuwegein

O-59 Transcranial Doppler Monitoring During Carotid Surgery in Patients Operated upon with Shunt

O. Martinelli, B. Gossetti, F. R. Fornasin, F. Bendetti-Valentini, Rome

Tuesday May 28, 2002   16:30 - 18:00
XII: New Developments in Neurosonology
Power mode, cerebral venous applications, new diagnostic procedures, therapeutic applications, long-term assessment in rehabilitation, new hardware and algorithms, experiments on tube models, ..

Chairs

Ralf Baumgartner, Zürich
Eva Bartels, Göttingen

Keynote Lecture
O-60 New Pharmacological Applications and Extra- and Intracranial Ultrasound Methods

Laszlo Csiba, Debreçen

Keynote Lecture
O-61 Ultrasound Techniques in the Analysis of the Venous System and the Cerebral Circulation Time

Jose Manuel Valdueza, Berlin

Platform Presentations

O-62 Innovative Non-invasive Method for Absolute Intracranial Pressure Measurement

A. Ragauskas, G. Daubaris, A. Dziugys, Kaunas

O-63 The Depth of Microembolic Signal Direction Change Corresponds with Vessel Anatomy

W. H. Mess, J. M. Willigers, T. W. O. Elenbaas, R. G. A. Ackerstaff, A. P. G. Hoeks, Maastricht

O-64 Correlations of Flow Velocity Changes During Simultaneous Passive and Active Movements of the Arms in Post-stroke Patients: A Functional Transcranial Doppler Study

M. Matteis, F. Vernieri, C. Caltagirone, E. Troisi, F. Tibuzzi, M. Silvestrini, Roma

O-65 Three-dimensional Histologic Reconstruction of Carotid Endarterectomy Specimens - Pathoanatomical Correlation with In-vitro Three-dimensional Real-time Compound Imaging

M. A. Ritter, C. Hegedüs, R. Kern, S. Molnar, L. Pourcelot, L. Csiba, S. Meairs, Münster

O-66 Automated Embolus Detection with the 'Novel Frequency Filtering Approach' Versus Human Observers

A. G. Munts, W. H. Mess, E. F. Bruggemans, L. Walda, R. G. A. Ackerstaff, Heerlen

Tuesday May 28, 2002   18:00 - 18:20

Chair

E. B. Ringelstein, Münster

Special Preview:
Highlights from the 11th ESC, 2002, Geneva

M. Daffertshofer, Mannheim


Important: If your abstract has been accepted, please check out the Presentation Information Page.

Program Schedule

TIME

SATURDAY
May 25

SUNDAY
May 26

 MONDAY
May 27

 TUESDAY
May 28

8:00-

 

Advanced Tutorials
Lectures

Session III:
Ultrasound Contrast Media - Flow Perfusion and Tissue Imaging

Session VIII:
Is there a Place for Cerebral Vasoreactivity Studies in Clinical Practice?

8:30-

9:00-

9:30-

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

10:00-

 

Advanced Tutorials
Hands-on Practice

Session IV:
Functional Aspects of Arterial Wall Imaging (IMT and Atherosclerosis)

Session IX:
Functional Methods (fTCD versus fMRI)

10:30-

11:00-

 

11:30-

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

12:00-

 

Congress Registration

Session V:
Poster

Session X:
Poster

12:30-

13:00-

 

13:30-

Opening Ceremony

Lunch / Meeting ESNCH Exec. Committee

Lunch

14:00-

Basic Tutorials
Lectures

Session I:
Physiology of Cerebral Hemodynamics

14:30-

Session VI:
Embolism - Physics, New Developments and Results

Session XI:
Cerebral Circulation Monitoring Procedures and Protocols

15:00-

15:30-

Break

Special Guest Lecture

16:00-

Basic Tutorials
Hands-on Practice

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

16:30-

Session II:
Acute Stroke

Session VII:
20 Years of TCD Diagnosis and Monitoring of Cerebral Vasospasm -- History and the Future

Session XII:
New Developments in Neurosonology

17:00-

17:30-

18:00-

 

 

ESNCH General Assembly

Preview of 11th ESC

18:20-

Closing Ceremony

19:00-

 

 

 

 

19:30-

20:00-

 

Get Together Party Cinématte

Official Reception Rathaus

Closing Gala Dinner Kultur-Casino

  

 

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