Scientific Programme

Day 1 – Saturday, November 7, 2020
Diagnostic Use of Ultrasound
08.00 – 09.00 Registration
09.00 – 09.10 Welcome and introduction to the Workshop
09.10 – 09.30 Basics of Ultrasound
09.30 – 09.50 Equipment and technique
09.50 – 10.00 Discussion
 10.00 – 10.30 Hands on: Basic Adjustments/functional principles of  ultrasound machines
 10.30 – 10.50 Sonographic Anatomy
 10.50 – 11.20 Refreshment break
 11.20 – 11.40 Diagnostic techniques: ICP & ONSD
11.40 – 12.20 Hands-on ONSD
12.20 – 12.40 Third ventricular diameter (TVD)
12.40 – 13.20 Hands-on TVD 
13.20 – 14.20 Lunch break
14.20 – 14.35 Trans-fontanel assessment of the ventricular system
 14.35 – 14.50 Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis 
14.50 – 15.20 Hands-on Craniosynostosis
15.30 – 15.45
Diagnosis of peripheral nerve lesions
15.45 – 16.15 Hands-on Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound
16.15 – 16.45 Refreshment break
16.45 – 17.15 
Intra-operative use:  3D Navigation, Acoustic Coupling, Recent  advances
 19:30 Dinner at Neckarmüller

Day 2 – Sunday, November 8, 2020
Intra-operative Use of Ultrasound
09.00 – 09.15 Ventricular Catheter guidance
09.15 – 09.30 Endoscope guidance and control
09.30 – 10.30 Hands-on ultrasound guidance of catheters/endoscopes

10.30 – 11.00 Refreshment break
11.00 – 11.20 Resection control and Biopsy of tumors
11.20 – 12.30 Hands-on: tumor resection under ultrasound control
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 – 14.15 Hands-on: tumor resection with ultrasound guided navigation

14.15 – 14.35 Advanced applications:  Vascular lesions, Chiari , CEUS, Elastography

14.35 – 14.50
Determination of Total Brain Perfusion
 14.50 – 15.15 Hands-on: Carotid and Vertebral Flow determination
 15.15 – 15.30
Outlook: Therapeutic use – High intensity focused ultrasound
15.30 – 16.00  Workshop evaluation and Farewell