SYRINGOMYELIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
A MEETING OF MINDS


The Royal Veterinary College

Saturday, 11th November 2006.

Registration: 08:30 am.

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and CKCSC Research Fund

Program

Time Topic Lead Speaker
08:30 - 09:00 REGISTRATION  
   Genetic - Prevalence  
09:00 - 09:20 Update on Chiari Malformation / Syringomyelia Genetic Research C Rusbridge
09:20 - 09:40 Approach of Syringomyelia and Mitral Valve Dysplasia in the Netherlands Paul J J Mandigers
09:40 - 10:00 A retrospective study of 310 CKCS presented at Chester Gates Referral Hospital from 04-04 to 10-06 Geoff Skerritt
10:00 - 10:20 Incidence & findings of Caudal Occipital Malformation syndrome in 16 clinically normal CKCS genitors Laurent Cauzinille
10:20 - 11:00 COFFEE / TEA BREAK  
  Diagnostic - Clinical  
11:00 - 11:20 Association between Cervical & Intracranial Dimensions and Syringomyelia in the CKCS H Carruthers
11:20 - 11:40 Association between Spinal Cord Dorsal involvment and pain in Syringomyelia secondary to Chiari Malformation N D Jeffery
11:40 - 12:00 Thermographic Imaging of the normal canine C A Loughin
12:00 - 12:20 Thermographic Imaging of the normal canine C A Loughin
12:20 - 12:40 Cause & Effect - reflections on the presence of Syringomyelia and the relationship to presenting signs. J Anderson
12:40 - 13:00 MRI assisted morphometric and anatomic-histological examination of the Chiari Malformation in the CKCS Martin Deutschland
  Surgical  
13:00 - 13:20 Long term follow up after surgical management of Canine Chiari Malformation with Syringomyelia C Rusbridge
13:20 - 13:40 Foramen Magnum decompression with Cranioplasty for treatment of Caudal Occipital Malformation Syndrome in dogs - an update on 18 cases D J Marino
13:40 - 14:30 LUNCH  
14:30 - 15:30 Question time / Closure remarks  
15:30 - 17:00 VETERINARY ROUND TABLE