Third TCD/TCCS meeting of the Georgian Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics (GSNCH)

3rd TCD/TCCS Regional meeting of the Georgian Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics -GSNCH / Georgian  Chapter of Neurosonology Research Group of the World Federation of neurology NSRG WFN

Cerebral Hemodynamics and Neurosonology – Clinical and Diagnostic Value.

October 22, 2016

Dear Colleague(s)_____________________________________

Georgian Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics (GSCHN) & Georgian Chapter of NSRG WFN, pleased to invite you to our Third TCD/TCCS Meeting and workshop in Tbilisi on October 22, 2016.

GSNCH is still relatively the new organization and is a part of European Society of Cerebral Hemodynamics and Neurosonology (ESNCH) and NSRG WFN.

The meeting and workshop are designed for individuals who are interested to perform and interpret TCD/TCCS studies. The faculty will discuss current status and some specific clinical applications, last part of the meeting will be dedicated to the hands-on practice.

This conference should be accredited by Professional Council of Tbilisi State Medical University.

We look forward to welcoming you on October 22, 2016!
An official language of the meeting is English

President of GSNCH & NSRG Georgian Chapter
Dr. Marina Alpaidze, MD. PhD

Organizing  Committee

Marina Alpaidze, MD, PhD, Chair

Alex Razumovsky, PhD, FAHA, Secretary of NSRG WFN

Maia Beridze, MD, PhD, Chief of Neurology Depatment of N1 University Clinic

George Chakhava, MD, PhD, President of Georgian Association of Medical Specialties (UEMS)

Nino Kurashvili, MD, secretary of GSNCH


Marina Alpaidze MD. PhD (Georgia)

President of GSNCH,
Member of NSRG WFN Executive Committee
Director of CME and Residency Programs in Neurosonology
Head of Neurosonology Lab-s at Deka Med. Center and N1 University Clinic.
Physician –radiologist at clinic “DEKA”

Alexander Razumovsky, PhD, FAHA (USA)

Vice-President and Director, Sentient NeuroCare Services, Inc. Hunt Valley, USA
Secretary, NSRG WFN

Natan Bornstein MD.PhD (Israel)

Professor of Neurology at the Tel-Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine.
Head of Stroke Unit at the Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Chairman of the Israeli Neurological Association
President of  European Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics
Vice President of the World Stroke Organization

Ekaterina Titianova MD. PhD, DSc (Bulgaria)

Professor of Neurology
Head of the Clinic of Functional Diagnostics of Nervous System, Military Medical Academy – Sofia
Professor, Head of Department and Faculty Member, Medical Faculty of Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”
Academician of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Arts
President of the Bulgarian Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics and Member of the NSRG WFN Executive Committee

Eva Bartels MD. PhD Germany

Educational Coordinator, European Society of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics
Center for Neurological Vascular Diagnostics, München

Tamar Janelidze MD. PhD   Georgia

Neurologist, Clinical Director,
Kutaisi Referral Hospital

Alexander Dzhanashvili, MD, PhD, RVS (USA)

Associate Director, Sentient NeuroCare Services, Inc.
Hunt Valley, Maryland, USA

October 22 (Saturday), 2016

10:00 – Registration

10:15 – Welcome address M. Alpaidze (Georgia), R. Beriashvili vice-rector of TSMU (Georgia)

10:30 – Clinical applications of TCD, A. Razumovsky (USA)

11:00 – Color Coded Duplex Ultrasonography in the Diagnostics of Cerebrovascular Disease, E. Bartels (Germany)

11:30 – Clinical usefulness of TCD /TCCS for patients with dementia, N. Bornstein (Israel)

12:00 – Managing of ischemic stroke using thrombolysis therapy and anticoagulant, T. Janelidze (Georgia)

12:30 – Lunch

13:30  – Comparative Study between Reversible Cerebral Vasoconstriction Syndrome (RCVS) and other forms of Headaches. M. Alpaidze (Georgia)

14:00 – Can ultrasound be useful in the management of Embolic Strokes of Undetermined Source (ESUS)? N. Bornstein (Israel)

14:30 – Ultrasound in Neuromuscular Disorders, E. Titianova (Bulgaria)

15:00 – Coffee Break

15:30 – Transcranial Doppler as a quantitative Biomarker for Traumatic brain injury, A. Razumovsky (USA)

16:00 – Q&A and discussion. All Faculty

16:30 – TCD hands-on session. M. Alpaidze (Georgia), N. Kurashvili (Georgia)

17:30 – Closing Remarks, M. Alpaidze (Georgia)

19:00 – Gala Dinner

Sponsors and Participants

Venue and Contact Information:

Tbilisi State Medical University Auditorium,
33 Vazha Pshavela Avenue

Tel: +995 32 223 80 03
Fax: +995 32 230 27 87