COURSE   in  ENGLISH     October  8 - 11,  2018    Munich, Germany




         Course Directors         
Prof. Dr Karl C. Ossoinig  (Iowa City, USA)        Prof. Dr. Gerhard Hasenfratz (Regensburg, Germany)       Prof. Dr. Christian Mardin ((Erlangen, Germany)

 

             
        Course Faculty                                                                                  
  
Dr. Paul Förster (Munich, Germany)

                                                                                                                                          Dr. Elisabeth Frieling (Munich, Germany)

                                                                                                            Prof. Dr.Gerhard Hasenfratz (Regensburg, Germany)

                                                                                                              Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hauff  (Vienna, Austria)
      
                                                                                                                           Dr. Konrad Koch  (Köln, Germany)

                                                                                                                        Dr. Thomas Kreutzer  (Munich, Germany)
                                                                                        
                                                                                               
  Prof.Dr. Biljana Kuzmanovic  (Zagreb, Croatia)

                                                                                                                           Dr. Raffael
Liegl  (Munich, Germany)

                                                                                                                                                                                                  
  Prof. Dr. Julius Lukas  (Vienna, Austria)
                                                            
                           Prof. Dr. Christian Mardin  (Erlangen, Germany)

                                                                                                                          Dr. Wolfgang
Mayer   (Munich, Germany)

                                                                                                                   
Prof. Dr. Karl Ossoinig  (Iowa City, USA)
             
                                                                                                                            
OA Dr. Mona  
Schneider  (Graz, Austria)
                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                         
Priv.Dozent Dr. Werner Wackernagel (Graz, Austria)


                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                            
        
   Course Administration                                                  Ms. Rita Hauser (Munich, Germany)

          

          Audio-Video-Technik                                                        Mr. Harald  Kröhn  (Munich, Germany)

        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
   
            Sponsors
                                                                                                           Quantel Medial
(France)

   

       
  Instrumentation
                                                         
     Aviso S  (Quantel Medical, France)
                                                                                                    the newest and most advanced fully standardized instrument
                                                                            
            complete with cine-loop, sensitivity (gain) adjustments of frozen images
                                                            software allowing for various automated settings, e.g., measurements, quantitative echography I and II, angle kappa
                                                                        
                    and for automated diagnoses (retinal detachments vs. membranes)
 
                                                              
                         portable, lap-top based, fully digitized, newest software
                                           Standardized A-scan frequency 8 MHz,  Stndardized B-scan frequencies 10, 20, 25, and 50 MHZ (UBM)

                                                                                         

          TOPICS

                 * BASICS:

                                   Physics, Instrumentation, Standardization, State of the Art in Software, Automation

 
                 * Examination Techniques:

       A-scan (8 MHz) < posterior & anterior eye segments, orbit & periorbital region >

      B-scan (10 MHz, 20 MHz) < posterior eye segment, anterior orbit >   
                            
    (25 -50 MHz) < anterior eye segment >

          
               * BIOMETRY for Intra-ocular Lens Calculations
                                    
 high-precision axial eye length measurements comparable to the precision
                                      of the IOL Master
for measurements of normal and abnormal ocular structures 
 

          * DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSES & OTHER TOPICS

       POSTERIOR EYE SEGMENT

                             Vitreous Conditions:
                                     vitreous detachments (posterior, anterior), vitreo-schisis, adhesions, (sub) vitreal hemorrhages,
                                 posterior hyphemas, fibro-vascular membranes, asteroid hyalosis, foreign body tracts, inflammatory
                                 infiltrations, abscesses, luxated lens

                          Retinal Diseases:
                                          retinal detachments (rhegmatogenous, exudative, hemorrhagic, tractional), breaks, opercula,
                                     disinsertions, folds,  cysts, retinoschisis, disciform lesions (dry, exudative, hemorrhagic),
cystoid
                                          macula degeneration, edema, macular holes, Berlin's edema, tumors,
automated - A1:differentiation of
                                     retinal detachments from dense fibro-vascular membranes

                         Choroidal Diseases:
                                          detachments (exudative, hemorrhagic, kissing), folds, thickening (hyperemia, infiltration,
                                     calcifications, tumors

                         Trauma and Foreign Bodies

                         Inflammation / Endophthalmitis (early diagnosis)

                         Malignant Melanomas and Pseudo-melanomas:
                                    (elevated choroidal nevi, melanocytomas, metastatic carcinomas, choroidal hemangiomas,
                                    lymphomas, osteomas, etc.)

                        Retinoblastomas and Pseudo-gliomas (Leukokoria):
                                     PHPV, Coats' disease, endophthalmitis, ROP, toxocariasis, tuberous sclerosis, retinal dysplasia
                              

                        Diseases of Ocular Wall :
                                            staphylomas, colobomas, scleritis (anterior, posterior), panophthalmitis, phthisis

       ANTERIOR EYE SEGMENT

                         
Corneal conditions
                         Masurements of anterior chamber(angle), iris thickness
                         Hyphaemas, foreign bodies,
Synechiae, subluxated lenses,
                         Iris  & ciliary body tumors           
                         G
laucomatous changes, and  other conditions affecting the anterior eye segment
                         UBM vs OCT 

    ORBITAL and PERIORBITAL LESIONS

                           Inflammation:
                                   orbital cellulitis, sinusitis, orbital abscesses  

                          Trauma and Foreign Bodies:
                                  
emphysema, sub-periosteal hematomas

                          Tumors:
                         
          lymphomas, pseudolymphomas, metastatic carcinomas, adenoid-cystic carcinomas, cavernous
                                    hemangiomas (adult), infantile hemangiomas, rhabdomyosarcomas, benign mixed tumors of the
                                    lacrimal glands, cysts (dermoid cysts, serous cysts), muco-(pyo-)celes,sarcomas of orbital
                                    bones, meningiomas, carcinoid metastases,congenital dacryoceles, hematomas, etc. 

                          Diseases of extra-ocular Muscles:
                                     Graves' Orbitopathy (diagnosis, grading, detection of optic nerve compression, management)
                                     
myositis, tumors, pareses

                          Diseases of the Optic Nerve:
                                      Optic Neuritis, Optic Atrophy, Tumors (gliomas, meningiomas, lymphomas, carcinosis, leucemic
                                      infiltrates), papilledema vs. papillitis, optic disc drusen, colobomas, optic nerve compression,
                                      Increased intra-cranial pressure (IIH, Tumors)

                         Diseases of Periorbital Sinuses:
                                       sinusitis, tumors (carcinomas, sarcomas, muco(pyo)celes)

                    Clinical Value of Standardized Orbital Echography

                            Standardized Echography versus CT / MRI

 

                                                                    
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