Scientific Programme

Day 1 • Saturday, November 5th, 2022
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 for the Neurosurgeon
Tormod Selbekk
09.30 – 09.50 Basic Neurosurgical Equipment and techniques
Llewellyn Padayachy
09.50 – 10.00 Discussion
 10.00 – 10.30 Hands on: Basic Adjustments/functional principles of ultrasound machines
Faculty
 10.30 – 10.50 Sonographic Anatomy for Neurosurgeons
Martin U. Schuhmann
 10.50 – 11.20 Refreshment break
 11.20 – 11.40 Assessing /Estimating ICP: ONSD and others
Llewellyn Padayachy
11.40 – 12.20 Hands-on ONSD
12.20 – 12.40 Measuring/assessing Ventricular Size after fontanelle closure: Third ventricular diameter (TVD) and lateral ventricles
Julian Zipfel
12.40 – 13.20 Hands-on TVD 
13.20 – 14.20 Lunch break
14.20 – 14.35 Trans-fontanel assessment of the ventricular system
Ilias Tsifflikas
 14.35 – 14.50 Diagnosis of Craniosynostosis : Suture ultrasound
Katharina Maurus
14.50 – 15.20 Hands-on Craniosynostosis
15.30 – 15.45
US-diagnosis of peripheral nerve lesions
Alexander Grimm, Natalie Winter
15.45 – 16.15 Hands-on Peripheral Nerve Ultrasound
16.15 – 16.45 Refreshment break
16.45 – 17.00
Can US techniques replace fundoscopy to diagnose raised ICP ?
Martin U. Schuhmann
 17:00 - 17:30 Outlook to Intra-operative use: 3D Navigation, Acoustic Coupling, Recent advances
Tormod Selbekk

Day 2 • Sunday, November 6th, 2022
Intra-operative Use of Ultrasound
09.00 – 09.15 Ventricular Catheter guidance
Martin U. Schuhmann
09.15 – 09.30 Endoscope guidance and inraoperative control
Llewellyn Padayachy
09.30 – 10.30 Hands-on ultrasound guidance of catheters/endoscopes
10.30 – 11.00 Refreshment break
11.00 – 11.30 Resection control and Biopsy of tumors
Llewellyn Padayachy, Martin U. Schuhmann
11.30 – 12.30 Hands-on Mara Modell: tumor resection under ultrasound control
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch break
13.30 – 13.45
Marrying Ultrasound with Neuronavigation:
Martin U, Schuhmann
 13.45 – 14.15 Hands-on: tumor resection with ultrasound guided navigation
 14.15 – 14.35 Advanced applications:  Vascular lesions, Chiari , CEUS, Elastography
Llewellyn Padayachy, Martin U. Schuhmann
 14.35 – 14.50 Cerebral Blood Flow Assessment 
Martin Schuhmann / Martin Schöning
 14.50 – 15.15
Hands-on: Carotid and Vertebral Flow determination
 15.15 – 15.30
Outlook: Therapeutic use – High intensity focused ultrasound
Llewellyn Padayachy
15.30 – 16.00  Workshop evaluation and Farewell