Symposium Understanding pitfalls in the assessment of vestibular patients.

Symposium Understanding pitfalls in the assessment of vestibular patients.

Date: 3rd of December 2016

REGISTRATION CLOSED!
Sorry, due to the great interest, all available places are taken.

On Saturday the 3rd of December, we organize our second vestibular symposium. A summary and overview of pitfalls and difficulties that might be encountered during vestibular consultation and testing will be given.
This symposium is open for all clinicians and audiologists confronted with the difficult task of understanding, testing and treating patients with vestibular complaints.

MORNING SESSION:

I) How to avoid pitfalls in assessment of the vestibular patient.
II) Experts’ opinion on otolithic disease and visual vestibular mismatch.

1. Robby Vanspauwen (Sint-Augustinus Hospital Antwerp) - 8:50 – 9:00: Introduction

2. Art Mallinson (Vancouver – Canada) - 9:00 – 9:30: Pitfalls in understanding the vestibular system: visual vestibular mismatch – a symptom set of otolithic pathology.

3. Floris Wuyts (University Hospital Antwerp) - 9:30 – 10:00: “SO STONED history taking” – how to understand a patient’s complaints.

4. Raymond van de Berg (Maastricht – The Netherlands) - 10:00 – 10:30: Pitfalls in diagnosing and examining the patient in the ENT department.

COFFEE 10:30 – 11:15

4. Andrzej Zarowski (Sint-Augustinus Hospital Antwerp) - 11:15 -11:45: Pitfalls in surgical treatment.

5. Neil Longridge (Vancouver – Canada) – 11:45 – 12:30: Pitfalls in diagnosing complicated vestibular disease – we have legs of clay.

6. Bert De Foer (Sint-Augustinus Hospital Antwerp) - 12:30 – 13:00: Imaging of vestibular structures.

LUNCH 13:00 – 14:15

AFTERNOON SESSION:

Otolaryngological and neuro-otological assessments – understanding pitfalls in carrying out and interpreting diagnostic tests.

1. Raymond van de Berg (Maastricht – The Netherlands) - 14:15 – 14:35: ENG/VNG

2. Tjasse Bruintjes (Apeldoorn – The Netherlands) - 14:35 – 14:55: vHIT

3. Robby Vanspauwen (Sint-Augustinus Hospital Antwerp) - 14:55 – 15:15: VEMP

BREAK 15:15 – 15:45

4. Art Mallinson (Vancouver – Canada) - 15:45 – 16:30: Putting all the test results together; pitfalls we need to remember.

5. Panel discussion – Questions 16:30-17:00

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Date: Saturday 3rd of December 2016

Target audience: ENT-specialists, audiologists, general practitioners, neurologists

Number of participants: Max. 100

Location: Aula Sint Camillus (route 8) - Sint-Augustinus Hospital, Oosterveldlaan 24, 2610 Wilrijk – Antwerp, Belgium (entrance ‘Oosterveld’)

More information: please send e-mail to: robby.vanspauwen@gza.be

Registration: coffee breaks and lunch are included

Clinicians (doctors): € 100
Non-doctors: € 75
Accreditation: being requested