Great Expectations - Conference – Main Agenda

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ASAP Conference 2018

updated 6/29/2018
Wednesday, July 25

6:00 pm Registration and buffet
8:30 pm Support Group breakouts

Thursday, July 26

8:00 am – Announcements
8:10 am – Decision Tree for Treatment of Chiari – Erol Veznedaroglu, MD
8:45 am – The Nuances of Management of “Uncomplicated” Chiari I Malformations = Eric Trumble, MD
9:20 am = Craniocervical Morphometrics and Chiari – Cormac Maher, MD
9:55 am – Disorders of CSF Circulation – Herbert Fuchs, MD
10:30 am – Discussion Panel
10:45 am – Break
11:00 am – Chiari I and Dysautonomia: Occipitocervical Instability – Hal Rekate, MD
11:35 am – Occult Tethered Cord – Holly Gilmer, MD
12:30 pm – Lunch Break
2:00 pm – Arachnoid Cysts, Arachnoiditis, and Syringomyelia – John Heiss, MD
2:35 pm – Neurologic and Neurosurgical Manifestations of EDS – Paolo Bolognese, MD
3:10 pm – Chiari I:Surgical Principles & Avoiding Treatment Failure – John Oro, MD
3:45 pm – Discussion
4:00 pm – Panel Discussion

Friday, July 27

8:00 am – Announcements
8:10 am – TBD – Barth Green
8:45 am – Non-Opioid and Alternative treatments for Pain Management – Mark Chaet, MD
9:20 am – The Cervical Medullary Syndrome – Roger Kula
9:55 am = Medullary Symptoms without Classic Herniation: Can Ventrolateral Tonsillar Position Define
a Distinct Chiari Variant – Jeffrey Greenfield, MD
10:30 am – Discussion Panel
10:45 am – Break
11:00 am = Spectrum of Cranial Nerve Dysfunction in the Chiari I Malformation – Arnold Menezes, MD
11:35 am – Intradural Mechanisms Underlying Chiari 1 Malformation and Syringomyelia in Children and Adults. – Brian Dlouhy, MD
12:30 pm – Lunch Break
2:00 pm – Recurrent Syringomyelia after Posterior Fossa Decompression – Saul Wilson, PhD
2:35 pm – Chiari Embryology – Timothy George, MD
3:10 pm – TBD – TBA
3:45 pm – Discussion
4:00 – 5:00 pm – Panel Discussion

Saturday, July 28

8:00 am – Announcements
8:10 am – Chiari and Pregnancy – Roger Kula, MD
8:45 am – Chiari Related Diseases and Chronic Pain: What We Know and What We Need to Know- Ian Heger, MD \
9:20 am – Inpatient Management of Pain in Children – Jacob Eichenberger, MD
9:55 am – Taking Chiari and Associated Disorders to School – Suzanne Oro, MDN, RN – TBA
10:30 am – Discussion – Panel
10:45 am – Break
11:00 am = Neuropsych Issues with Chronic Pain – Michael Westerveld, MD
11:35 am – CMI and Osteopathic Manipulation – Carl Barr, MD
12:30 pm – Lunch Break
2:00 pm – Update on the PCORI-Supported Clinical Trial: Posterior Fossa Decompression with or without Duroplasty
for Chiari Type I Malformation with Syringomyelia – David Limbrick, MD

2:35 pm – Chiari and Cognition _ Fiction or Reality – Petra Klinge, MD
3:10 pm – Neuroinflammation: The Gut-Brain Axis – John Oro, MD
3:45-4:00 pm – Discussion – Patient Panel
6:00 pm – Cocktail hour
7:00 pm – Banquet, Awards, Raffle/Auction Special entertainment provided by ODD-O-TS Entertainment