5th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care (ISNACC2004)

Venue: National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Event Date/Time: Feb 06, 2004 End Date/Time: Feb 08, 2004
Registration Date: Oct 31, 2003
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2003
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 31, 2003
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The 5th Annual meeting of the Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesiology And Critical Care (ISNACC) is scheduled to be held at the National Institute of Mental Health And Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, India on 6-8 Feb 2004. SNACC is an association formed about 4 years ago. Currently, it has a membership of about 120 anaesthesiologists devoted exclusively to neuroanaesthesia or devoting the majority of their time to neuroanaesthesia. The society is also affiliated to its international counterpart SNACC. The present conference is expected to be attended by about 400-500 anaesthesiologists from all over the country. The conference programme comprises of plenary lectures, symposia, panel discussions and workshops from the Indian and Foreign faculty.

Important Deadlines

Normal Registration : 31-10-2003
Registration with Enhanced Fee: 15.01.2004
Abstract Submission: 30.11.2003

For Further Information Contact:

Dr. G.S. Umamaheswara Rao
Organising Secretary, 5th Annual Conference of ISNACC
Professor of Neuroanaesthesia
National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences
Bangalore 560 029
Tel: 91-80-6995415
Fax: 91-80-6564830
Other Email: gsuma123@yahoo.com


Additional Information

Tentative List of topics to be covered in the CME Programme Ø Cerebral blood flow physiology – Cerebral Ischemia Ø ICP monitoring: Indications, Techniques and implications Ø Clinical monitoring of cerebral blood flow Ø Newer anaesthetic agents Effects on cerebral dynamics Ø Anaesthetic management of surgery for cerebral aneurysms Ø Intraoperative complications in Neuroanaesthesia Ø Neurosurgical airway Ø Anaesthesia for Awake craniotomy Ø Guidelines for ICU management of head injuries Ø Nutrition in Critically ill neurologic patients Ø Anaesthesia for spinal surgery Ø Anaesthesia for MRI – problems and solutions Ø BIS monitoring – Technical aspects, potential and limitations Tentative List of topics to be covered in the conference Ø Current recommendations on hyperventilation Ø Newer insights into cerebral perfusion Ø Anaesthetic implications in chronic neurological diseases Ø Anaesthetic agents and Neurologic outcome Ø Mild hypothermia in cerebral protection Ø Treatment of Hypertension in neurological diseases Ø CPP management in head injuries Ø Cerebral oxygenation monitoring Ø Monitoring depth of anaesthesia Ø Intraoperative electrophysiologic monitoring Ø Newer insights into Transcranial Doppler Ø MRI and anaesthesia research Ø Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms Ø Clinical cerebral protection Ø Hypertonic saline Ø Anaesthetic management for epilepsy surgery/awake craniotomy Ø Anaesthetic implications in endoscopic neurosurgery Ø Coma & altered states of consciousness Ø Brain death: - Indian scenario Ø Perioperative and Critical care strategies to improve outcome in head injuries Ø Expert opinion on solutions to problematic clinical situations Ø Vasopressin in the ICU Ø Modified ECT Ø Cerebral aneurysms Ø Triple H therapy – practical guidelines Ø Sodium disturbances in neurological patients Ø Xenon anaesthesia Ø Mechanisms of anaesthetic action Ø Future trends in neuroanaesthesia research