Next Meeting Dates
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The neuro-ophthalmologic examination
Neuroopthalmologic examination, important pathways and structures associated, fundus evaluation, assessment of chromatic PLR, ERG, cases of selected disease
The approach to anisocoria
Pathways of the sympathetic and parasympathetic innervation, pharmaological evaluation of anisocoria, use of advanced imaging, cases of selceted disease
The approach to blindness
Ocular diseases causing blindness, neurologic diseases causing blindness, selected clinical cases
Neuro-ophthalmology from a pathologist’s point of view
Important pathologic features of neuro-ophthalmologic disease, selected clinical cases
Infections of the brain and spine part 1: bacterial diseases
Pathophysiology of CNS bacterial infection, rickettsial diseases affecting the CNS, diagnosis, treatment and pathology of bacterial infections of the CNS
Infections of the brain and spine part 2: viral and protozoal diseases
Pathophysiology of CNS viral disease, pathophysiology of CNS protozoal disease, diagnosis of CNS viral diseases, diagnosis of CNS protozoal diseases, treatment of CNS viral and protozoal diseases, pathology of CNS viral and protozoal diseases
Infections of the brain and spine part 3: fungal diseases
Pathophysiology of CNS fungal diseases, diagnosis of CNS fungal diseases, treatment of CNS fungal diseases, pathology of CNS fungal diseases
Meningoencephalitis of unknown origin (MUO) in dogs – Part 1
Clinical presentation of and diagnostic approach to MUO
Meningoencephalitis of unknown origin (MUO) in dogs – Part 2
Histopathologic features, treatment and prognosis in MUO
Canine steroid-responsive meningitis-arteritis (SRMA) and eosinophilic meningoencephalitis (EME)
Clinical presentation, diagnostic findings, treatment protocols, outcome and pathological features in SRMA and EME
Approach to neurological intoxications and ongoing management
Stabilisation, decontamination; antidote, critical care
Neurology on a slide- applied CSF cytology
Neurocytology of inflammatory/ infectious and neoplastic CNS disease, laboratory methods, artifacts
The auditory system and deafness in dogs and cats
anatomy, deafness, brainstem auditory evoked response, breed predisposition
Traumatic Brain Injury in Cats and Dogs
Pathophysiology of TBI, advanced imaging, management and outcome
How to approach polytrauma in the Emergency room
Patient assessment, shock, monitoring, stabilisation
Intervertebral Disc Disease: Updates on Classification, Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis
Degenerative processes, neurolocalization, spinal radiography and advanced imaging.
Managing disc associated spinal cord injury: prognosis and treatment
Biomarkers, neuroprotective strategies, decompressive surgery rehabilitation
Micturition disorders and treatment
Neurogenic incontinence; spinal cord injury; neurosurgery; neuroporsthesis
Canine Chiari and Syringomyelia
Clinical signs of chiari-like malformation associated pain and differential diagnosis
neuropathic pain and itch – neurobiology and management
This lecture will delve into the known pathogenesis and common causes and influences.
Epilepsy management revamped and reshaped in canine and feline epilepsy
Epilepsy management and diagnostics
Pathophysiology, sequences, ischaemia, haemorrhages.
Tetanus – clinical presentation, diagnostic work-up, management and complications
Clinical presentation, diagnostic findings, treatment protocols, outcome, complications in canine and feline tetanus
A behaviourist’s point of view on epilepsy: co-morbidities, quality of life and novel management options
anxiety, ADHD, cognitive impairment, behavioural therapy, quality of life
The scintillating cerebellum – what would we do without it?
Neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, imaging, genetic testing, neuropathology.
Clinical signs in degenerative myelopathy – a detailed look at progression, and all the signs you never knew happened.
Clinical signs, gait, reflexes, continence.
Cognitive and mobility decline in aging dogs – biomarkers, questionnaires and testing – how they all fit together.
Cognitive domains, behavioral testing, mobility, biomarkers
Surgical approach to the pituitary gland
Cavalier King Charles Spaniels – what is happening at the tail end?
MRI evaluation, morphometry, pain assessment, neuroanatomy.