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Endorsed by:

  • American Autonomic Society
  • International Parkinson‘s Disease and Movement Disorders Society
  • International Neuro-Urology Society
  • European MSA Study Group (EMSA-SG)
  • NeuroSPIN – Signal Processing in Neurons
  • Innsbruck Medical University

 

 

Thursday, 16th February 2017

 SCHOOL

EFAS School

 

08.30-08.40

Welcome –G. K. Wenning, Innsbruck and W. Struhal, Linz

08.40-09.00

A Physiologist`s view on ANS function

I. Rocha, Lisbon

09.00-09.20

A Neurologist`s view on ANS function

H. Lahrmann, Vienna

Autonomic work stations

(2 groups, max n=10, 45 minutes)

Background/case presentations

09.30-11.10

Rotation: 10.15-10.25

Tilt table testing

A. Fanciulli, Innsbruck / A. Pavy Le Traon, Toulouse

09.30-11.10

Rotation: 10.15-10.25

Unclassified TLOC: history taking in the emergency room and in the syncope clinic

M. Sojer, Innsbruck / J. G. Van Dijk , Leiden

11.10-11.40

Coffee break

11.40-13.20

Rotation: 12.25-12.35

Seizure or syncope: role of Video-EEG monitoring

I. Unterberger, Innsbruck / R. Thijs, Leiden

11.40-13.20

Rotation: 12.25-12.35

Urogenital function testing

G. Kiss, Innsbruck / D.B. Vodusek, Ljubljana

13.20-14.00

Lunch

14.00-15.40

Rotation: 14.45-14.55

Gastrointestinal dysfunction

H. Zoller, Innsbruck / A. Finkenstedt, Innsbruck

14.00-15.40

Rotation: 14.45-14.55

Sleep disorders

B. Högl, Innsbruck / G. Calandra-Buonaura, Bologna

15.40 – 16.00

Coffee break

16.00-18.00

Round Table discussion: Diagnosis and management of supine hypertension

A. Fanciulli, Innsbruck / G. Calandra-Buonaura, Bologna /S. Eschlboeck, Innsbruck / M. Hilz, London / J. Jordan, Hannover / H. Kaufmann, New York / L. Norcliffe-Kaufmann, New York / A. Pavy Le Traon, Toulouse/ D. Robertson, Nashville / W. Struhal, Linz / R. Thijs, Leiden /J. G. Van Dijk , Leiden / G.K. Wenning, Innsbruck, on behalf of the EFAS/AAS Joint Taskforce on supine hypertension

(EFAS/AAS Position Statement to be submitted to CAR)

   

Friday, 17th February 2017

 MEETING

EFAS Meeting

 

08.30 -08.40

Opening ceremony:

W. Struhal, Linz – EFAS President

G. K. Wenning, Innsbruck – EFAS 2017 Congress President

   

Session I

Primary autonomic failure

Chairs:

G.K. Wenning, Innsbruck and G. Ransmayr, Linz

08.40-09.05

Otto Loewi Memorial Lecture – The many faces of multiple system atrophy

N. Quinn, London

09.05-09.25

Biomarkers in α-synucleinopathies: an update – I. Stankovic, Belgrade

09.25-09.45

Cardiovascular autonomic failure: diagnosis and prognosis –A. Fanciulli, Innsbruck

09.45-10.05

Cardiovascular autonomic failure: therapeutic advances – H. Kaufmann, New York

10.05-10.25

Neurogenic bladder in MSA and PD: new insights – H. Madersbacher, Innsbruck

10.25-10.45

Preclinical MSA testbeds: what is in the pipeline – N. Stefanova, Innsbruck

10.45-11.05

Interventional MSA trials: why have they failed so far? – F. Krismer, Innsbruck

   

11.05-11.20

Coffee break

   

Session II

Sleep and epilepsy

Chairs:

B. Högl, Innsbruck and G. Calandra-Buonaura, Bologna

11.20-11.40

RBD in neurodegenerative diseases – F. Provini, Bologna

11.40-12.00

IGLON 5: REM Parasomnia with autonomic involvement – B. Högl, Innsbruck

12.00-12.20

Narcolepsy: translational evidence – A.Silvani, Bologna

12.20-12.40

Ictal asystole: life threatening vagal storm or a benign seizure self-termination? – R. Thijs, Leiden

12.40-13.00

Sudden death in familial dysautonomia: Mechanisms and risk factors – Horacio Kaufmann, New York

   

13.00-14.00

Lunch and poster session

Chairs: G.K. Wenning, Innsbruck/ A. Pavy Le Traon, Toulouse

   

Session III

Syncope and Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

Chairs:

J. G. Van Dijk, Leiden and G.K. Wenning, Innsbruck

14.00-14.20

Vasovagal syncope with asystole: to pace or not to pace? M. Brignole, Lavagna

14.20-14.40

Psychogenic pseudosyncope: diagnosis and follow-up– J.G. Van Dijk, Leiden

14.40-15.00

POTS or POTSs? Critical reappraisal of the pathophysiology – W. Struhal, Linz

   

Session IV

Genetic autonomic disorders

Chairs:

H. Kaufmann, New York and M. T. Pellecchia, Salerno

15.00-15.20

Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies – L. Norcliffe-Kaufmann, New York

15.20-15.40

Autonomic dysfunction in LAARK 2 Parkinson cases – B. Tijero, Bilbao

15.40-16.00

Contursi Parkinson disease cohort – M. T. Pellecchia, Salerno

16.00-16.20

Interventional therapies in Fabry`s disease – M. Hilz, London

   

16.20-16.40

Coffee break

   

Session V

Botulinum-Toxin in autonomic disorders

Chairs:

S. Bösch, Innsbruck and G.K. Wenning, Innsbruck

16.40-17.00

Hyperhidrosis – S. Bösch, Innsbruck

17.00-17.20

Esophageal motility disorders – H. Zoller, Innsbruck

17.20-17.40

Detrusor hyperreflexia – D. Vodusek, Ljubljana

   

17.40-18.10

Oral presentations of selected abstracts incl. EFAS Best Poster Award

18.10-18.20

Concluding remarks

18.20-19.00

EFAS Board meeting