Neurosonology in Venice

Neurosonological meeting with lectures and practical demonstration on functional TCD and TCD imaging (TCCS). The meeting aims to give an update of the most advanced techniques of brain investigations with ultrasound. Particular interest will be given to the possibility of monitoring cerebral circulation with Transcranial Doppler.

Date of the meeting

September 28-29, 2007

Place of the meeting

The meeting will take place in Venice on a boat travelling through the lagoon to
the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello.

Language

Official language will be English

Number of participants

Limited to 50 participants

Fee

* € 240.00 for participants
** € 120.00 for accompanying persons

* The fee includes access to the scientific sessions, boat ride to the
islands, snacks on board and guided tours to Murano, Burano and Torcello.

** The fee includes boat ride to the islands, snacks on board and guided tours
to Murano, Burano and Torcello.


Final program

Friday, September 28
9.00 - 10.30
Presentation of the meeting at the Novotel in Mestre, not far from to
Venice
Marco Polo Airport

Day 1 Lectures:

 Basics of Transcranial Doppler
G.Meneghetti (Padova, Italy)

 Diagnostic Protocols
N. Carraro (Trieste, Italy)

 TCCS in intracranial Arterial Disease
G. Malferrari (Reggio Emilia, Italy)

 High Energy Signals
D. Russell (Oslo, Norway)

 TCCS and Veins
E. Stolz (Giessen, Germany)

 TCCS and Brain Parenchyma
U. Walter (Rostock, Germany)
11.00
Boarding.
Practical demonstration of TCD and TCCS systems while
reaching the Island of Murano through the Venice lagoon

12.30
Snack

13.30
Practical demonstration of TCD and TCCS systems

15.30
Visit to the Island of Murano and its famous glassware

17.00
Return to the Novotel Venezia by boat through the Venice lagoon

20.30
Conference Dinner (optional)

Saturday, September 29
9.00
Day 2 lectures:

 TCD in acute stroke
M. Del Sette (Genova, Italy)

 TCCS in acute stroke
C. Baracchini (Treviso, Italy)

 Embolus Monitoring and PFO
G.P. Anzola (Brescia, Italy)

 Intraoperative Monitoring
K. Niederkorn (Graz, Austria)

 Brain death: diagnosis and pitfalls
J.M. Moltó (Alicante, Spain)

10.30
Boarding.
Practical demonstration of TCD and TCCS systems while
reaching the Island of Torcello through the Venice lagoon

12.30
Visit to the island of Torcello with Snack at the “Ponte del Diavolo”


13.30
Practical demonstration of TCD and TCCS systems

15.30
Travel by boat and visit to the Island of Burano and its famous lace

16.30
Practical demonstration of TCD and TCCS systems while
travelling by boat to the Novotel Venezia

18.00
Conclusion of the meeting

20.30
Farewell dinner (optional)

Tutors:
G.P. Anzola, C. Baracchini, N. Carraro, M. Del Sette, G. Malferrari, G.
Meneghetti, J.M. Moltó, S. Sanguigni, V.M. Sarra, E. Stolz, U. Walter.