Free 2-day International ECT-workshop in Aachen

Free 2-day International ECT-workshop in Aachen

 

 

ECT-Workshop of the German Speaking Countries in Cooperation with the ECT-Groups of The Netherlands and Belgium 

March 24th and 25th, 2017 

Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics 

Uniklinik RWTH Aachen 

Friday, 24.03.2017 

11.30 – 12.00 Registration and Coffee

12.00 – 12.15 Address of Welcome

Frank Schneider – Aachen 

12.15 – 12.30 Program and Announcements

Michael Grözinger – Aachen 

12.30 – 14.00 Chair: Bas Verwey – Arnheim, The Netherlands 

12.30 – 13.00 D.S. Scheepens and J.B. Zantvoord, Amsterdam – The Effects of ECT on Brain Structure in Depression: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

13.00 – 13.30 Thomas Nickl-Jockschat, Aachen – Neurotrophic Effects of ECT: Detectable by Structural MRI?

13.30 – 14.00 Jasmien Obbels, Kortenberg – ECT-related Anxiety: A Review

14.00 – 14.30 Break 

14.30 – 16.30 Chair: Pascal Sienaert – Kortenberg, Belgium 

14.30 – 15.00 Miriam Brunner, Aachen – Effects of Stimulus Intensity on Seizure Quality: A Comparison of Brief vs. Ultrabrief Pulse ECT

15.00 – 15.30 Hildegard Janouschek, Aachen – The Impact of Seizure Quality on ECT Treatment Efficacy

15.30 – 16.00 Alexander Sartorius, Mannheim – Ictal Parameters as Response Predictors

16:00 – 16:30 Linda van Diermen, Amsterdam – Prediction of ECT Response and Remission in Major Depression: A Meta-analysis

16.30 – 17.00 Break 

17.00 – 18.40 Chair: Michael Grözinger – Aachen, Germany 

17.00 – 17.20 Mustafa Cicek, Oberwil-Zug – Spontaneous Seizure from Remifentanil Induction during Electroconvulsive Therapy

17.20 – 17.40 Christiane Först, Bad Zwischenahn – ECT as an Effective Treatment of Organic Pseudo-Hallucination in an Elderly Patient

17.40 – 18.00 H. Himmighoffen and A. Brühl, Zürich – Treatment of Chronic Catatonia in a 16-year Old Girl 2

18.00 – 18.20 B. Haarman and H. Warning, Groningen – ECT in a 12-Year-Old Depressed Boy with High Suicide Risk

18:20 – 18:40 Anja Ludwig-Zahl, Aachen – ECT against the Natural Will: An Example

18.45 Departure for Dinner 

Saturday, 25.03.2017 

08.30 – 09.00 Coffee

09.00 – 10.30 Chair: Jan Di Pauli – Rankweil, Austria 

09.00 – 09.30 T.K. Birkenhager, Rotterdam – Influence of Age on the Efficacy of ECT in Major Depression

09.30 – 10.00 Max Stek, Amsterdam – Late Life Depression: Brain Characteristics and Response to ECT

10.00 – 10.30 Didi Rhebergen, Amsterdam – ECT and Functional Neurological Symptoms: the Importance of Thorough Examination of Phenomenology

10.30 – 11.00 Break 

11.00 – 12.30 Chair: Annette Brühl – Zurich, Switzerland 

11.00 – 11.30 J.B. Zantvoord, Amsterdam – Electroconvulsive Therapy Augmentation in Clozapine-resistant Schizophrenia: New Hope or False Dawn?

11.30 – 12.00 Thorsten Folsche, Göttingen – ECT and Cognitive Functioning in Patients with Schizophrenia

12.00 – 12.30 Hannah Maier, Hannover – Homocysteine, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid and S100-Plasma-Level in the Course of ECT Treatments

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break 

13:30 – 15:00 Chair: Claudius Rautmann – Bruneck, Italy 

13.30 – 14.00 Gabor Gazdag, Budapest – Changes in ECT Practice in the Last 12 Years in Hungary

14:00 – 14.30 Bas Verwey, Arnheim – Quantitative and Qualitative Aspects of ECT in The Netherlands. Results of a Questionnaire Study from 2015

14:30 – 15.00 Marc Burgers, Amsterdam – Electroconvulsive Therapy for Depression and its Effect of Remission on Autobiographical Memory Loss

15:00 – 15:30 Michael Grözinger, Aachen – Resume and Outlook 

 

Organisation 

Michael Grözinger, Jessica Junger, Yvonne Balloumi, Tel. +49 241 80-89763 and -37088

Email : mgroezinger@ukaachen.de, yballoumi@ukaachen.de

Location 

Lecture room 6 of the Uniklinik Aachen (main floor), Pauwelsstr. 30, 52074 Aachen

Registration 

The workshop is free of charge, friday evening dinner has to be paid individually. Please register at mgroezinger@ukaachen.de and let us know about your participation in the dinner 4

Directions 

By car 

At Aachener Kreuz take Holland- Linie in the direction of Antwerpen/Heerlen (A4), leave motorway at exit ramp No. 2 „Aachen-Laurensberg“, follow Kohlscheider Str. on L260, via Toledoring and Pariser Ring. Follow signs „Uniklinik“ until reaching Pauwelstraße 30 in 52074 Aachen. Fee-based parking in front of University Hospital Aachen.

By train and bus 

Aachen has an ICE rail station and is well connected to the national train service. Bus stops are to be found at station square in front of the station.

From here, bus number 3B (bus stop 2) leaves towards University Hospital Aachen at regular intervals.

If you go by bus, get off the bus at bus stop „Aachen, Uniklinik” in front of the main building of University Hospital Aachen (from Aachen station 8 stops).

Latest timetables and further bus connection in Aachen available at www.aseag.de.

Pascal Sienaert