Wednesday - September 22

Basic Course Program

Program 1 - Basic

09.00 - 10.00

Introduction to NM US

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.00 - 10.15

Knobology and getting a good image on screen

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.15 - 10.30

Clinical value of nerve ultrasound

Craig Zaidman - Washington University Physicians, USA

10.30 - 10.45

Short Break

10.45 - 11.00

Anatomy and scan demo median nerve

Johan Telleman - ETZ Tilburg, The Netherlands

11.00 - 11.15

Anatomy and scan demo ulnar nerve

Simon Podnar - Ljubljana University Medical Centre, Slovenia

11.15 - 11.30

Anatomy and scan demo radial nerve including PIN and SRN

Ana Moreira - Centro de Neurologia, Campinas, Brazil

11.30 - 11.45

Short Break

11.45 - 12.00

Anatomy and scan demo fibular and tibial nerve

Craig Zaidman - Washington University Physicians, USA

12.00 - 12.15

Anatomy and scan demo sciatic, femoral/saphenous nerve

Juerd Wijntjes - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

12.15 - 12.30

Short Break

12.30 - 12.45

Anatomy and scan demo brachial plexus

Zsuzsanna Aranyi - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

12.45 - 13.00

Anatomy and scan demo nerves in the neck: phrenic, long thoracic, dorsal scapular, suprascapular, pectoral nerves

Ana Moreira - Centro de Neurologia, Campinas, Brazil

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch Break

14.00 - 14.15

Anatomy and scan demo sensory skin nerves: LCNFA, MCNFA, LCFN, sural

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

14.15 - 14.30

Anatomy and scan demo cranial nerves II, VII, X, XI and XII

Doris Lieba-Samal - University Vienna, Austria

14.30 - 14.45

Short Break

14.45 - 15.00

NMUS cases - nerve

Speaker to be announced

15.00 - 15.15

Q&A and panel discussion

Wednesday - September 22

Advanced Course Program

Program 2 - Advanced

09.00 - 10.00

Introduction US guided botulinum toxin injection for dystonia and spasticity

Andrea Boon - Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA

10.00 - 10.15

Anatomy and scan demo key muscles for botulinum toxin injection

Christiaan Saris - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.15 - 10.30

Expert discussion panel: how to approach this case?

Andrea Boon - Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA
Christiaan Saris - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.30 - 10.45

Short Break

10.45 - 11.00

Injection safety and hygiene aspects

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

11.00 - 11.15

Basic nerve injection techniques CTS and meralgia

Juerd Wijntjes - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

11.15 - 11.30

Clinical value of muscle ultrasound

Craig Zaidman - Washington University Physicians, USA

11.30 - 11.45

Short Break

11.45 - 12.00

Upper limb muscle ultrasound anatomy (prerecorded Radboud)

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Juerd Wijntjes - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

12.00 - 12.15

Lower limb muscle ultrasound anatomy (prerecorded Radboud)

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Juerd Wijntjes - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

12.15 - 12.30

Short Break

12.30 - 12.45

Neck and trunk muscle ultrasound anatomy: trapezius, SCM, scalene, levator scapulae, serratus anterior, thoracic paraspinals, lumbar paraspinals, gluteal muscles

Craig Zaidman - Washington University Physicians, USA

12.45 - 13.00

Anatomy and scan demo respiratory muscles: diaphragm, intercostals, abdominal, accessory

Jonne Doorduin - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Jeroen van Doorn - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

13.00 - 14.00

Lunch Break

14.00 - 14.15

Anatomy and scan demo orofacial muscles

Sanne Vincenten - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

14.15 - 14.30

Muscle ultrasound visual and quantitative analysis techniques

Juerd Wijntjes - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

14.30 - 14.45

Short Break

14.45 - 15.00

NMUS cases - muscle

Speaker to be announced

15.00 - 15.15

Q&A and panel discussion