EANO Winter School 2018: Preliminary Programme

DAY 1 (Friday March 16, 2018)

08:00-08:45 Registration

08:45-09:00 Welcome and introduction to course objectives
Evi Razis & Matthias Preusser & Riccardo Soffietti

09:00-10:00 Seizures R. Soffietti, Turin/IT
Presentation and diagnosis S. Giannakodimos, Athens/GR (20 min)
Management R. Rudà, Turin/IT (20 min)
Discussion (20 min)

10:00-10:45 Brain edema C. Boskos, Athens/GR
Symptoms, diagnosis and management of brain edema R. Soffietti, Turin/IT (15 min)
Complications of corticosteroid treatment G. Kaltsas, Athens/GR (15 min)

Discussion (15 min)

10:45-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-12:00 Neurocognitive impairment G. Lekkou, Athens/GR
Presentation and diagnosis E. Liouta, Athens/GR (15 min)
Prevention and treatment W. Wick, Heidelberg/DE (15 min)
Discussion (15 min)

12:00-13:00 Radiation necrosis and Pseudoprogression C. Dardoufas, Athens /GR
Presentation and diagnosis Τ. Geroukis, Thessaloniki/GR (15 min)
Radiation necrosis and Pseudoprogression: a biological perspective C. Thomé, Heidelberg/DE (15 min)
Management P. Brastianos, Boston/US (15 min)
Discussion (15 min)

13:00-13:30 Keynote lecture E. Galanis, Rochester/US
When to call the neurosurgeon P. Nomikos, Athens/GR (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)

13:30-14:30 Lunch break

14:30-15:15 Venous thromboembolism P. Brastianos, Boston/US
Presentation and diagnosis S. Labropoulos, Athens/GR (15 min)
Prevention and treatment M. Preusser, Vienna/AT (15 min)
(15 min)

15:15-16:00 Infections in brain tumor patients M. Preusser, Vienna/AT
Clinical presentation and diagnosis of common infections G. Rigakos, Athens/GR (15 min)
Prevention and treatment E. Giamarellou, Athens/GR (15 min)
(15 min)

16:00-17:00: Adverse event management of cancer therapeutics E. Razis, Athens/GR
Chemotherapy E. Galanis, Rochester/US (20 min)
Immunotherapy E. Galanis, Rochester/US (20 min)
Discussion (20 min)

From 19:00 Joint Dinner
3 clinical cases presented by faculty members: “My Worst Case in Neurooncology”
Moderator: M. Preusser, Vienna/AT


DAY 2 (Saturday March 17, 2018)

09:00 – 09:45 Leptomeningeal Carcinomatosis W. Wick, Heidelberg/DE
Presentation and diagnosis, E. Razis, Athens/GR (15 min)
Management P. Brastianos, Boston/US (15 min)
(15 min)

09:45- 10:30 Treatment of spinal cord compression G. Strantzalis, Athens/GR
… by the surgeon P. Sioutos, Athens/GR (15 min)
… by radiation oncologist E. Moyal, Toulouse/FR (15 min)
(15 min)

10:30-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:45 Palliative and End-of-life care E. Moyal, Toulouse/FR 
Early Palliative Care: not if, but when? M. Preusser, Vienna/AT (15 min)
Management of common symptoms Pain, nausea, nutrition, swallowing delirium 
E. Razis, Athens/GR (15 min)
(15 min)

11:45-12:15 Psychological impact of brain tumors on patients and caregivers R. Soffietti, Turin/IT (20 min)
Discussion (10 min)

12:15-13:15 Lunch break

13:15-14:00 Panel Discussion
Clinical trial participation: opportunities and challenges panel discussion

Moderator: M. Preusser, Vienna/AT

14:00-15:00 Clinical case discussions
Moderator: R. Rudà, Turin/IT
Case 1: participant (10+10min)
Case 2: participant (10+10min)
Case 3: participant (10+10min)

15:00-15:15 Wrap-up and departure

The programme is endorsed by EAN (European Academy of Neurology)

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