Scientific Programme

Clinical Frontiers in Pediatric Neurology

Preliminary Program

Thursday, October 17, 2019

8.30 – 9.00 Registration
Movement disorders
Chairperson: Ružica Kravljanac
TBA
Etiology of chronic tic disorders: current state of knowledge
Galina Stevanović
Clinical spectrum between epilepsy and movement disorders
Coffee break
Epilepsy
Chairperson: Mirjana Perković Benedik
Sameer Zuberi
Aetiology & Epidemiology of Epilepsy: a 21st Century Perspective
Mirjana Perković Benedik
State of the art treatment of Dravet syndrome
Maria Roberta Cilio
Neonatal Convulsions
Ružica Kravljanac
Status epilepticus as the first epileptic event in children
Lunch break
Open Section
Chairperson: Filip Duma
Tina Vipotnik
Diagnostic dilemmas on MR in pseudotumor cerebri
Daniel Tibussek
Complex decision-making in pediatric pseudotumor cerebri
Slavica Ostojić
Clinical presentation of Pompe disease in children
Coffee break
Neuromuscular Diseases
Chairperson: Tanja Golli
Nathalie Goemans
Novel therapies in NMD
Tita Butenko, Tanja Loboda, Tanja Golli, Damjan Osredkar
One year follow-up of children and young adults with SMA treated with nusinersen
Vedrana Milić Rašić
CMT and distal SMA
Radenka Kuzmanić-Šamija
Treatment possibilities in progressed DMD
Expert Opinion Exchange on SMA treatment with nusinersen:
Achievements, Experience and Challenges

    • Speaker from Croatia: Nina Barišić
    • Speaker from Serbia: Vesna Branković
    • Speaker from Macedonia: Filip Duma
    • Speaker from Slovenia: Damjan Osredkar
19:00  Social gathering

Friday, October 18, 2019

8.30 – 9.00 Registration
Open Section
Chairperson: Igor Prpić
Barbara Gnidovec Stražišar
Sleep related disorders in children
Evgen Benedik
All you need to know about a diet of children with autism spectrum disorder
Maja Đorđević Milošević
Neurological manifestations of mitochondrial disorders
Coffee break
Immune-Mediated Neurological Diseases
Chairperson: Vesna Branković
Neli Bizjak
Clinical characteristics of Slovene children with multiple sclerosis
Vesna Branković
Immune mediated cerebellar ataxias in children
Lunch break
New Treatment Possibilities
Chairperson: Radenka Kuzmanić Šamija
Maria Roberta Cilio
Cannabidiol treatment in pediatric epilepsy
David Neubauer
Slovene cohort of patients with farmacoresistant epilepsy treated with cannabidiol
Coffee break
Thieves Market: Interesting Clinical Cases
Chairperson:
Case #1
Case #2
Case #3
Case #4
Case #5
18:30 – 19:00  Closing Remarks