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ESCMID Panorama

Meningitis Update 2013,
ESCMID Postgraduate Education Course

2 - 4 September 2013, Izmir, Turkey

Organisers
  • ESCMID Study Group for Infectious Diseases of the Brain (ESGIB)
  • Turkish Society of Infectious Diseases Specialists (EKMUD)
  • Turkish Society of Hospital Infection and Control (HIDER)

Course Coordinator

  • Oguz Resat Sipahi, Izmir, Turkey
Course Objectives

This educational course will be structured to summarise the contemporary situation in the epidemiology, pathogenesis and treatment of meningitis for the course participants.

Course Venue

Anemon Hotel
Ege University
Faculty of Medicine
35010 Bornova, Izmir

Phone +90 (232) 373 48 62
Fax +90 (232) 373 48 63
Website

Target Audience

Up to 50 post graduates in infectious diseases and/or clinical microbiology or 4th/5th year trainees in infectious diseases and/or clinical microbiology.

Administrative Secretariat

Oguz Resat Sipahi
Dept. of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology
Ege University
35100 Izmir
Turkey

Phone +90 232 390 33 05
Fax +90 232 390 47 70

Course Content


Presentations are availabe in the ESCMID Online Lecture Library.

Monday, 2 September 2013

  • 12:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 Welcome & introduction
  • 13:15 Epidemiology of community-acquired acute purulent meningitis in developed and underdeveloped countries. Hakan Leblebicioglu
  • 13:45 Epidemiology of hospital-acquired acute purulent meningitis in developed and underdeveloped countries. Dilek Arman
  • 14:15 Clinical presentation of meningitis in adults (including hospital-acquired meningitis). Serhat Unal
  • 14:45 Coffee break
  • 15:15 Pathogenesis and pathophysiology of meningitis (including animal models)

    • Bacterial-host interaction (a microbiologic perspective). Marco Oggioni
    • Pathogen- and host-derived danger molecules: key players in the pathogenesis of bacterial meningitis. Uwe Koedel
    • Experimental approaches to prevention and regeneration of brain damage. Stephen Leib
    • New therapeutic approaches in experimental meningococcal meningitis. Susanna Ricci

  • 18:15 Social programme and dinner

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

  • 09:00 Diagnosis of meningitis (including PCR, other novel approaches etc). Christian Østergaard
  • 09:30 Radiology in central nervous system infections. Cem Calli
  • 10:00 Coffee break
  • 10:30 Treatment of community-acquired meningitis including difficult to treat organisms such as penicilin resistant pneumococci and guidelines (ID perspective). Stefan Zimmerli
  • 11:00 Treatment of bacterial meningitis at the ICU and neurological perspective. Matthias Klein
  • 11:30 Clinical presentation and modern treatment of paediatric bacterial meningitis (paediatric perspective). Nuri Bayram
  • 12:15 Lunch
  • 13:30 Treatment and guidelines of hospital-acquired meningitis including difficult to treat organisms such as MRSA, VRE, multidrug resistant Gram negatives. Oguz Resat Sipahi
  • 14:15 Coffee break
  • 14:30 Complications (including short and long term). Mathias Klein
  • 15:00 Status quo of adjuvant medication in bacterial meningitis.
    Heikki Peltola
  • 15:30 Coffee break
  • 15:45 Meningitis management with interactive cases. Selin Bardak-Ozcem, Elif Hakko, Murat Dizbay
  • 17:15 Social programme and dinner

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

  • 09:00 Status quo in vaccinology in meningitis. Heikki Peltola
  • 09:30 Fungal meningitis. Stefan Zimmerli
  • 10:00 Leptospirosis. Vedat Turhan
  • 10:30 Coffee break
  • 11:00 Viral haemorrhagic fever. Mehmet Bakır
  • 11:30 Diagnosis of chronic meningitis. Tanıl Kocagöz
  • 12:00 Epidemiology and treatment of chronic meningitis. Hakan Erdem
  • 12:45 Course evaluation
  • 13:15 Lunch
Faculty Members
  • Dilek Arman, Ankara, Turkey
  • Mehmet Bakır, Sivas, Turkey
  • Selin Bardak-Ozcem, Lefkosia, Northern Cyprus
  • Nuri Bayram, Izmir, Turkey
  • Cem Calli, Izmir, Turkey
  • Murat Dizbay, Ankara, Turkey
  • Hakan Erdem, Ankara, Turkey
  • Elif Hakko, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Matthias Klein, Munich, Germany
  • Tanıl Kocagöz, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Uwe Koedel, Munich, Germany
  • Hakan Leblebicioglu, Samsun, Turkey
  • Stephen Leib, Spiez & Berne, Switzerland
  • Marco Oggioni, Siena, Italy
  • Christian Østergaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Heikki Peltola, Helsinki, Finland
  • Susanna Ricci, Siena, Italy
  • Oguz Resat Sipahi, Izmir, Turkey
  • Vedat Turhan, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Sercan Ulusoy, Izmir, Turkey
  • Serhat Unal, Ankara, Turkey
  • Stefan Zimmerli, Berne, Switzerland
Last update: 25 April 2013

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