Scientific Programme

Day 1 – Saturday, November 17, 2018
Diagnostic Use of Ultrasound
08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.10 Welcome and introduction to the Workshop
Martin U. Schuhmann, Llewellyn Padayachy
09.10 – 09.30 Basics of Ultrasound
Tormod Selbekk
09.30 – 09.50 Equipment and technique
Tormod Selbekk
09.50 – 10.00 Discussion
10.00 – 10.30 Sonographic Anatomy

for diagnostic use
  • Orbital
  • Transtemporal Third ventricle
  • Circle of Willis
  • Sutures
for intraoperative resection control and navigation
  • Ventricular System - lateral ventricles
  • Cerebral anatomy of (superficial) hemispheres
  • Posterior fossa and CVJ
Bernhardt Hirt
10.30 – 11.00 Refreshment break
11.00 – 11.20 Diagnostic techniques: ICP & ONSD
Llewellyn Padayachy
11.20 – 12.10 Hands-on ONSD
12.10 – 12.20 Third ventricular diameter (TVD)
Susanne Kerscher
12.20 – 13.00 Hands-on TVD and transfontanel ultrasound
13.00 – 14.15 Lunch break
14.15 – 14.25 Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis
Wiebe Fricke
14.25 – 15.05 Hands-on Craniosynostosis
15.05 – 15.20
Diagnosis of Peripheral nerve lesions
Alexander Grimm, Natalie Winter
15.20 – 16.00 Hands-on Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound
16.00 – 16.30 Refreshment break
16.30 – 16.40
Assessment of ventricles - transfontanel
Marko Wilke
16:45 - 17:00
Assessment of Brain Perfusion
Martin Schöning, Susanne Kerscher
17.00 – 17.40 Hands-on Brain Perfusion
 19:30 Dinner
Day 2 – Sunday, November 18, 2018
Intra-operative Use of Ultrasound
09.00 – 09.15 Ventricular Catheter guidance
Martin U. Schuhmann, Llewellyn Padayachy
09.15 – 09.30 Endoscope guidance and control
Martin U. Schuhmann, Llewellyn Padayachy
09.30 – 09.45 Acoustic Coupling in Ultrasound Imaging
Tormod Selbekk
09.45 – 10.30 Hands-on ultrasound guidance of catheters/endoscopes
10.30 – 11.00 Refreshment break
11.00 – 11.20 Resection control of tumors/dysplasia & biopsy spinal and intraspinal applications
  • Tumors
  • Cortical dysplasia
Martin U. Schuhmann, Llewellyn Padayachy
11.20 – 12.30 Hands-on: tumor resection under ultrasound control
12.30 – 13.45 Lunch break
13.45 – 14.30 Hands-on: tumor resection under ultrasound guided navigation
14.30 – 14.45 Vascular malformations and Chiari
Llewellyn Padayachy
14.45 – 15.00
Advances in Intraoperative Ultrasound Imaging
Tormod Selbekk
 15.00 – 15.15 Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)
Llewellyn Padayachy
 15.15 – 15.30 Therapeutic use – High intensity focussed ultrasound
  • Tumors
  • Functional
  • BBB
  • Research and innovation
  • Sonogenetics
Llewellyn Padayachy
15.30 – 16.00  Workshop evaluation and Farewell