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2018, July 6th

 

I – Health and disease
13:00 – 13:40 Chair: Walter Struhal, Tulln
13.00 – 13.20 ANS: the interface between outer and inner world - I. Rocha, Lisbon
13.20 – 13.40 Autonomic disorders: what goes wrong – H. Lahrmann, Wien
   
II – Diagnostic tools
13.40 – 14.50 Chair: Anne Pavy-Le Traon, Toulouse
13.40 – 14.00 Cardiovascular autonomic function tests and ABPM – G. Calandra-Buonaura, Bologna
14.00 – 14.20 Neuroendocrine and nuclear autonomic function tests – C. Rocchi, Roma
14.20 – 14.50 Practical session: how to perform a cardiovascular autonomic function test, Part I – W. Struhal, Tulln
   
14.50 – 15.10 Networking break
   
III – Bedside approach to ANS disorders
15.10 – 16.10 Chair: J.G. Van Dijk, Leiden
15.10 – 15.30 Autonomic history taking: you need to know what you’re looking for – A. Pavy-Le Traon, Toulouse
15.30 – 15.50 Symptoms & signs of syncope in the context of transient loss of consciousness– R. Thijs, Leiden
15.50 – 16.10 Autonomic syndromes: how to put the pieces of the jigsaw together – E. Lenzenweger, Linz
   
IV – Management of ANS disorders
16.10 – 16.50 Chair: G. K. Wenning, Innsbruck
16.10 – 16.30 Syncope and pseudosyncope – J.G. Van Dijk, Leiden
16.30 – 16.50 EBM treatment of orthostatic hypotension and related symptoms – G. K. Wenning, Innsbruck
   
16.50 – 17.00 Evaluation forms and concluding remarks

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The EFAS 2018 meeting will have two parts: The first part is the annual EFAS School. The school trains autonomic skills on clinical evaluation and testing.
The EFAS meeting on the second day is a full day scientific meeting focusing on the advances of the autonomic field as including translation into clinical practice.
See below for the detailed program:

EFAS School Program (Friday, July 6, 13:00 – 17:00)

1:00PM – 5:00PM EFAS School Program ROOM: Park Congress 3

I – Health and disease Chair: Walter Struhal, AT

13:00 TC 10.1: ANS: THE INTERFACE BETWEEN OUTER AND INNER WORLD Heinz Lahrmann, AT

13:15 TC 10.2: AUTONOMIC DISORDERS: WHAT GOES WRONG Heinz Lahrmann, AT

13:30 HANDS-ON DISCUSSION

II – Diagnostic tools Chair: Anne Pavy-Le Traon, FR

13:40 TC 10.3: CARDIOVASCULAR AUTONOMIC FUNCTION TESTS AND ABPM Giovanna Calandra-Buonaura, IT

13:55 TC 10.4: NEUROENDOCRINE AND NUCLEAR AUTONOMIC FUNCTION TESTS Camilla Rocchi, IT

14:10 HANDS-ON DISCUSSION

14:20 TC 10.5: PRACTICAL SESSION: HOW TO PERFORM A CARDIOVASCULAR AUTONOMIC FUNCTION TEST Walter Struhal, AT

15:05 NETWORKING BREAK

III – Bedside approach to ANS disorders Chair: J.Gert Van Dijk, NL

15:20 TC 10.6: AUTONOMIC HISTORY TAKING: YOU NEED TO KNOW WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR Anne Pavy-Le Traon, FR

15:35 TC 10.7: SYMPTOMS & SIGNS OF SYNCOPE IN THE CONTEXT OF TRANSIENT LOSS OF CONSCIOUSNESS Roland Thijs, NL

15:50 TC 10.8: AUTONOMIC SYNDROMES: HOW TO PUT THE PIECES OF THE JIGSAW TOGETHER TBD

16:05 HANDS-ON DISCUSSION

IV – Management of ANS disorders Chair: Gregor K. Wenning, AT

16:15 TC 10.9: SYNCOPE AND PSEUDOSYNCOPE J. Gert Van Dijk, NL

16:30 TC 10.10: EBM TREATMENT OF ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION AND RELATED SYMPTOMS Gregor K. Wenning, AT

16:45 HANDS-ON DISCUSSION

16:55 TC 10.11: EVALUATION FORMS AND CONCLUDING REMARKS

(Updated June 22, 2018)

EFAS Annual Meeting 2018 (Saturday, July 7, 08:00 – 18:30)

8:00AM – 6:30PM EFAS Annual Meeting 2018 ROOM: Park Congress 3

Plenary Session I) Peripheral autonomic neuropathies Chairs: Max Hilz, DE & Walter Struhal, AT

08:00 PL 1: DIABETIC AUTONOMIC NEUROPATHY Roy Freeman, US

08:30 PL 2: AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION IN GBS Max Hilz, DE

08:50 PL 3: ANS AND AMYLOID Teresa Coelho, PT

Scientific Session I: Chairs: Max Hilz, DE & Walter Struhal, AT

09:10 SS 1: AUTOIMMUNE AUTONOMIC GANGLIONOPATHY: THE NATIONAL HOSPITAL FOR NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSURGERY, QUEEN SQUARE EXPERIENCE (Abstract ID: 981) Shiwen Koay, GB

09:20 SS 2: MICRONEUROGRAPHIC EVIDENCE AGAINST BAROREFLEX BLUNTING WITH PERIPHERAL CHEMOREFLEX ACTIVATION IN HUMANS (Abstract ID: 889) Karsten Heusser, DE

09:30 SS 3: THE NATURAL HISTORY OF A COHORT OF ISOLATED AUTONOMIC FAILURE PATIENTS (Abstract ID: 946) Pietro Guaraldi, IT

09:35 SS 4: ORTHOSTATIC HYPERTENSION: A RARE KNOWN DYSAUTONOMIA (Abstract ID: 913) Alvaro Petersen, MX

09:40 SS 5: HOW TO OVERCOME POST-OPERATIVE ILEUS IN PERITONITS PATIENS (Abstract ID: 879) Peter Lechner, AT

09:50 NETWORKING BREAK

Plenary Session II) Neurodegeneration & ANS Chairs: Alessandra Fanciulli, AT & Pietro Guaraldi, IT

10:40 PL 4: PAF-MSA-PARKINSON HOW TO DIFFERENTIATE, HOW TO CONFUSE, SIMILARITIES AND SPECIFICS Gregor K. Wenning, AT

11:00 PL 5: LINKS FROM PERIPHERY TO THE BRAIN Alessandra Fanciulli, AT

11:20 PL 6: SLEEP DISORDERS & ANS Pietro Guaraldi, IT

11:40 PL 7: AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION IN DEMENTIA Walter Struhal, AT

Scientific Session II: Chairs: Alessandra Fanciulli, AT & Pietro Guaraldi, IT

12:00 SS 6: AUTONOMIC DYSFUNCTION IN THE INITIAL MOTOR STAGE OF PARKINSON’S DISEASE: A 3-YEAR LONGITUDINAL STUDY (Abstract ID: 897) Iva Stankovic, RS

12:05 SS 7: ACQUIRED IDIOPATHIC GENERALIZED ANHIDROSIS IN A YOUNG AUSTRIAN PATIENT (Abstract ID: 890) Gerald Exler, AT

12:10 NETWORKING BREAK

12:55 GUIDED POSTER WALK

Plenary Session III) TLOC, Brain injury and ANS sequelae Chairs: J.Gert Van Dijk, NL & Roland Thijs, NL

13:45 PL 8: Differential diagnosis J. Gert Van Dijk, NL

14:05 PL 9: Autonomic Dysfunction in epilepsy Roland Thijs, NL

14:25 PL 10: STROKE AND ANS Max Hilz, DE

14:45 PL 11: SYNCOPEDIA: TRAINING A NEW GENERATION OF SYNCOPE SPECIALISTS Jelle De Jong, NL

Scientific Session III: Chairs: J.Gert Van Dijk, NL & Roland Thijs, NL

15:05 SS 8: MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE CRITERIA FOR NEUROGENIC ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION AND VASOVAGAL SYNCOPE DURING TILT-TABLE TESTING (Abstract ID: 400) Maryam Ghariq, NL

15:10 SS 9: HEART RATE VARIABILITY IS ASSOCIATED WITH OUTCOME IN SPONTANEOUS INTRACEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE (Abstract ID: 893) Marek Sykora, AT

15:15 NETWORKING BREAK

Plenary Session IV) Autonomic Nervous system and Fatigue Background and Management Chairs: Anne Pavy-Le Traon, FR & Mario Habek, HR

15:45 PL 12: AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM IN SIMULATED AND REAL WEIGHTLESSNESS Anne Pavy-Le Traon, FR

16:05 PL 13: PROGNOSTIC AUTONOMIC BIOMARKERS Alessandra Fanciulli, AT

16:25 PL 14: FATIGUE AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM DYSFUNCTION IN PEOPLE WITH MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS Mario Habek, HR

16:45 PL 15: GASTRIC DYSFUNCTION Heinz Zoller, AT

Scientific Session IV: Chairs: Anne Pavy-Le Traon, FR & Mario Habek, HR

17:05 SS 10: UROFLOWMETRY SHOWS SLIGHTLY IMPAIRED AUTONOMIC BLADDER FUNCTION IN PATIENTS WITH RELAPSING-REMITTING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (Abstract ID: 887) Ruihao Wang, DE

17:15 CLOSING REMARKS AND POSTER PRIZE

Please click here to view the EFAS 2018 Poster Listing: POSTER LISTING

(Updated June 22, 2018)

 

 

EFAS 2018 Registration

 

Congress president

Walter Struhal, MD Tulln

Scientific committee

P. Cortelli, MD Bologna

A. Fanciulli, MD, PhD Innsbruck

M. Hilz, MD Erlangen

A. Pavy Le Traon, MD Toulouse

I. Rocha, MD Lisbon

J.M. Senard, MD Toulouse

W. Struhal, MD Tulln
R. Thijs, MD
Leiden

G. Van Dijk, MD Leiden

G.K. Wenning, MD PhD MSc Innsbruck

Congress secretary

B. Riemer MD

Congress Organizer

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EFAS Meeting 2018

July 6 - 7, 2018 | Vienna, Austria

in conjunction with ICNMD2018

Hilton Vienna, Am Stadtpark 1 A – 1030 Vienna

EFAS warmly welcomes you to the EFAS School and Meeting 2018!

We kindly thank our sponsors