Draft Program

  • Friday, 13 September 2019
  • Saturday, 14 September 2019
  • Sunday, 15 September 2019
  • Monday, 16 September 2019
  • 08:30 – 11:30 Hydrocephalus Society Board Meeting

  • 12:30 – 17:00 Pre-Meeting Educational Seminar HYDROCEPHALUS AND RELATED CSF DISORDERS

    12:30 – 13:30 Session A. Basic Science of Hydrocephalus & Related CSF disorders

    12:30 – 12:50 A.1 Overview of Normal CSF Physiology and Intracranial Pressure (ICP)
    12:50 – 13:10 A.2 Genetics, Pathology and Pathophysiology of Hydrocephalus & Raised (ICP)
    13:10 – 13:30 A.3 Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

    13:30 – 14:30 Session B. Basic Science Research in Experimental Hydrocephalus

    13:30 – 13:50 B1. MR Imaging / DTI
                          Francesco Mangano, Cincinnati, United States
    13:50 – 14:10 B2. Animal (In Vivo) models of hydrocephalus
                          Pat McAllister, Washington University, United States
    14:10 – 14:30 B3. Engineered / In Vitro models of CSF flow/shunt tech
                          Carolyn Harris, Detroit, United States

    14:30 – 15:00 Break

    15:00 – 16:00 Session C. Pediatric Hydrocephalus

    15:00 – 15:20 C1. Epidemiology and clinical presentation
    15:20 – 15:40 C2. Common causes
    15:40 – 16:00 C3. Mgt and Outcome: especially ICH in the pre-term

    16:00 – 17:00 Session D. Chronic Hydrocephalus: Cause of Reversible Cognitive Impairment

    16:00 – 16:20 D1. Overview of Causes of Reversible Cognitive Impairment
                          Mike Williams, Seattle, United States
    16:20 – 16:40 D2. Clinical presentation of NPH & Differential Dx
                          Mats Tullberg, Gothenburg, Sweden
    16:40 – 17:00 D3. Treatment: VP, LP and VA shunts & ETV and Outcomes in NPH
                          Uwe Kehler, Hamburg, Germany

  • 07:00 – 08:00 Registrations

    Hall 1

  • 08:00 – 08:20 President’s Welcome Addresses
    Mark Hamilton - President Hydrocephalus Society
    Thomas Zwimpfer - President Hydrocephalus 2019

    Hall 1

  • 08:20 – 09:00 Hakim Lectures

    Hall 1

    08:20 – 08:40 iNPH and Alzheimer´s disease – how do they act together?
    Ville Leinonen, Kuopio, Finland
    08:40 – 09:00 Amyloid PET imaging in iNPH
    Neill Graff-Radford, Mayo Clinic, United States

  • 09:00 – 11:00 Young Investigators Award Session

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition

  • 11:30 – 12:30 New International iNPH Guidelines - workgroup suggestions, discussion, further steps

    Hall 1

    New guidelines work group: Carsten Wikkelsö, Richard Edwards, Mark Hamilton, Masakazu Miyajima, Etsuro Mori, Mats Tullberg, Mike Williams

  • 12:30 – 13:10 Annual General Meeting

    Hall 1

  • 13:15 – 14:15 Industry-sponsored Lunch Seminar

    Hall 1

  • 14:20 – 17:30 Technical advances in treatment and diagnostics

    Hall 1

    14:20 – 14:40 The BASICS trial
    Conor Mallucci, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    14:40 – 15:30 Oral abstract presentations
    15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition
    16:00 – 17:30 Oral abstract presentations continued

  • 14:20 – 17:30 Intracranial pressure

    Hall 2

    14:20 – 15:30 Oral abstract presentations
    15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition
    16:00 – 17:30 Oral abstract presentations continued

  • 08:00 – 08:40 Pediatric Hydrocephalus Keynote Lectures

    Hall 1

    08:00 – 08:20 I: Translational, in vitro, research on shunt blockage
    Carolyn Harris, Detroit, United States
    08:20 – 08:40 II: Translational research on shunt infections
    TBA

  • 08:50 – 10:30 Pediatric Hydrocephalus I

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 08:50 – 10:30 Adult Hydrocephalus Symptoms and signs

    Hall 2

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition

  • 11:00 – 12:30 Pediatric hydrocephalus II

    Hall1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 11:00 – 12:30 Adult hydrocephalus - CSF biomarkers in diagnosis and prognosis

    Hall 2

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 12:40 – 13:40 Industry-sponsored Lunch Seminar

  • 13:45 – 14:45 - Hydrocephalus registries – how can they boost knowledge?

    Hall 1

    13:45 – 13:55 Adult hydrocephalus clinical research network, AHCRN
    Mark Hamilton, Calgary, Canada
    13:55 – 14:05 Hydrocephalus clinical research network, HCRN (pediatric)
    Jay Riva Cambrin, Calgary, Canada
    14:05 – 14:15 Swedish hydrocephalus quality registry (SHQR)
    Nina Sundström, Umeå University Hospital, Sweeden
    14:15 – 14:25 UK Shunt Registry
    John Pickard , University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    14:25 – 14:45 Panel discussion

  • 13:45 – 14:45 E-poster presentations

    Hall 2

  • 14:45 – 15:15 Coffee Break & Exhibition

  • 15:15 – 16:45 Adult hydrocephalus iNPH

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 15:15 – 16:45 Adult hydrocephalus Technical advances

    Hall 2

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 08:00 – 08:45 Keynote Lectures Neuroradiology

    Hall 1

    08:00 – 08:20 DTI in hydrocephalus
    Francesco Mangano, Cincinnati, United States
    08:20 – 08:40 Artificial Intelligence in Hydrocephalus research
    Parashkev Nachev, London, United Kingdom

  • 08:00 - 08:20 Keynote Lecture: Experimental Hydrocephalus

    Hall 2

  • 08:30 - 10:30 Experimental Hydrocephalus

    Hall 2

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 08:50 – 10:30 Neuroradiology I

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & Exhibition

  • 11:00 – 11:40 Neuroradiology 2

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 11:00 – 11:40 Adult hydrocephalus

    Hall 2

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 11:45 – 12:00 ISHCSF Historical note

    Hall 1

    President Mark Hamilton, Calgary, Canada

  • 12:00 – 12:30 MARMAROU Lecture

    Hall 1

    Introduction: President Mark Hamilton, Calgary, Canada
    CSF dynamics in Hydrocephalus – the Umea experience
    Anders Eklund & Jan Malm, Umeå, Sweeden

  • 12:30 – 13:30 Industry-sponsored Lunch Seminar

  • 13:40 – 15:00 Adult hydrocephalus

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract presentations

  • 13:00 – 15:00 International Hydrocephalus Imaging Working Group Session

    Hall 2

    Program to be announced by IHIWG

  • 15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break & Exhibition

  • 15:30 – 16:50 Adult Hydrocephalus

    Hall 1

    Oral abstract Presentations

  • 15:30 – 16:50 International Hydrocephalus Imaging Working Group Session continued

    Hall 2

  • 17:00 – 17:30 Vancouver 2019 Closing Remarks

    Hall 1