Thursday - September 23

Preliminary Conference Program

Opening - Plenary

09.00 - 09.45

Keynote Intro

Lisa Hobson-Webb - Duke University School of Medicine, USA

09.45 - 10.15

Introduction to ultrasound of nerve and muscle

Nens van Alfen - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

10.15 - 10.45

Neuromuscular imaging in practice

Michael Cartwright - Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA

10.45 - 11.00

Short Break

11.00 - 11.45

Abstract Pitches

6 pitches of selected abstracts by their authors

11.45 - 12.30

Lunch Break

Parallel Sessions

Make a choice for session 1 or 2

Parallel Session 1

12.30 - 13.00

US guided NM diagnosis and treatment

Serdar Koçer - Hospital Du Jura, Switzerland

13.00 - 13.30

5. MRI guided NM diagnosis and treatment

13.30 - 14.00

Basic nerve US: how to get a good image on the screen

Leo Visser - ETZ Tilburg, The Netherlands

14.00 - 14.15

Short Break

14.15 - 14.45

7. US pathology of the median an ulnar nerve

14.45 - 15.15

US pathology of the radial and UE sensory nerves

Antonis Kerasnoudis - St Luke Hospital, Greece

15.15 - 15.45

9. US pathology of the fibular, tibial and sural nerve

15.45 - 16.00

Short Break

16.00 - 16.30

Brachial plexus US

Zsuzsanna Aranyi - Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary

16.30 - 17.00

Ultrasound of nerve sheath tumors

Doris Lieba-Samal - University Vienna, Austria

Parallel Session 2

12.30 - 13.00

The US aspect of nerves after surgery and trauma

Daniele Coraci - Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli, Italy

13.00 - 13.30

US around the nerves - a MSK primer for neurologists

Omar Khan - Dieu Shaver Health & Rehabilitation Centre, Ontario, Canada

13.30 - 14.00

US guided PNS injections

Jeff Strakowski - Ohio Health, USA

14.00 - 14.15

Short Break

14.15 - 14.45

US guided chemodenervation

Serdar Koçer - Hospital Du Jura, Switzerland

14.45 - 15.15

US of respiratory muscles

Andrea Boon - Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA

15.15 - 15.30

Short Break

15.30 - 16.00

Muscle US - qualitative versus quantitative scoring

Juerd Wijntjes - Radboud UMC, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

16.00 - 16.30

18. Neuromuscular imaging in ALS/MND