Neurology Congress

Welcome address

We would like to welcome you to the 33rd Scandinavian Neurology Congress and the 2nd Scandinavian Congress of Neurological Nursing, held in Reykjavik, Iceland, May 29th through June 1st. Lesa meira

Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Wednesday, May 29

Opening Ceremony

The President of Iceland, Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Ásta Möller, member of parliament, and professor Elías Ólafsson

13:30-14:30 Hall 1

NMSC Lecture

Chair Benedikz JEG

Fredrikson S

13:30 Multiple sclerosis and its treatment: Lessons from history, L 01

literature, and science

McDonald I

14:30-15:00 Coffee

15:00-17:00 Hall 1

Multiple sclerosis I

Chair Benedikz JEG

Fredrikson S

15:00 The prognosis after an optic neuritis L 02

Fredriksen J

15:25 Prognostic possibilities in MS L 03

Fredrikson S

15:50 Cognitive aspects in MS L 04

Hämäläine P

16:15 Cortical pathology in MS L 05

Bø L

16:40 Panel discussion

15:00-17:00 Hall 4

Nursing Session I

Chair Thoroddsen Á

15:00 Scandinavian cooperation between neurologic nurses L 06

Jämsä T

15:30 Quality of life in Parkinson's disease L 07

Hagell P

16:15 Quality of MS-care in Sweden L 08

Myr Å

Thursday, May 30

08:00-08:45 Landspítali University Hospital Hringbraut

Board meeting of the Nordic Neurological Association

08:30-11:30 Hall 2

Multiple sclerosis II

Chair: Benedikz JEG

Fredrikson S

08:30 The Danish interferon-beta experience L 09

Sørensen PS

09:00 Genetics of MS in Iceland L 10

Gulcher J

09:30-10:00 Coffee

10:00 Follow-up on MS patients treated with interferon beta and the L 11

importance of neutralising antibodies

Myh KM

10:30 MS in Iceland in the last century with particular emphasis on L 12

the natural history

Benedikz JEG

11:00 Panel discussion

11:30-12:30 Lunch at Radisson SAS Saga Hotel-Súlnasalur

08:30-11:30 Hall 4

Nursing Session-Stroke I

Chair Guðlaug Rakel Guðjónsdóttir, Iceland

8:30 Major nursing issues in the rehabilitation of stroke patients L 13

Kirkevold M

09:30-10:00 Coffee

10:00 Surviving to thriving. Lesa meira

Abstracts and lectures

L01 - Multiple sclerosis and its treatment: Lessons from history, literature, and science

McDonald I

Queen Square, London, United Kingdom

Abstract not received. Lesa meira


P01 - Hyperhomocysteinemia. A Risk Factor of Stroke and Recurrent Stroke

Brander T, Christensen H, Gideon R, Truelsen T, Boysen G

Department of Neurology and Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Bispebjerg Hospital, Denmark

Objective: The levels of s-homocystein (s-hcy) were compared in patients with transient ischemic attachs (TIA), ischemic stroke and hemorrhagic stroke. Lesa meira

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