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ISIN Congress Program - Day 1 - Nov 2 (Thu)

※ OP: Oral Presentation

Time Title Speaker
7:30 Registration
08:30-09:00 Opening Remarks
Dae-Won Seo,
Kyung Seok Park
1) Congress President Jae Moon Kim
2) ISIN President Andrea Szelenyi
3) KNA President Dong Kuck Lee
Scientific Session 1. Motor Evoked Potentials
David MacDonald
Chang Hwan Kim
09:00-09:20 How to Interpret MEPs and How to Use them - A 2017 View David MacDonald
09:20-09:50 Moving from Injury Prediction to Injury Prevention: Thoughts on the Evidence Supporting Intraoperative Myogenic TcMEPs Stanley Skinner
09:50-10:00 OP1. Using Rapid Repetition of Stimulations a New Conceptfor MEP Interpretation is Developed Karl Kothbauer
10:00-10:10 OP2. Warning Criteria for MEP Monitoring during Carotid Endarterectomy – A Retrospective Analysis of 400 Patients? Michael J. Malcharek
10:10-10:25 OP3. Intraoperative Direct Cortical Stimulation Motor Evoked Potentials: Stimulus Parameter Recommendations Based on Rheobase and Chronaxie David MacDonald
10:25-10:35 OP4. Effect of Dexmedetomidine Combined Anesthesia on Motor-Evoked Potentials DuringBrain Tumor Surgery Han Gil Seo
10:35-10:50 Contribution to the Clinical and Neurophysiologic Features of Pure Motor DeficitCaused by Selective Upper Motor Neuron Lesion: A New Neurological Syndrome Beatriz Arranz Arranz
10:50-11:00 OP5. Intraoperative Transcranial Motor Evoked Potentials in Children younger than 6 Months under Tethered Cord Surgery with Dexmedetomidinee Yuan Fang
11:00-11:10 OP6. Linked Quadri-Polar Transcranial Electrical Motor Evoked Potentials Minimizes Patient Movement in Spine and Brain Surgeries Bernard Cohen
Mary Menniti Stecker Vahé Amassian Memorial Lecture Chair: Vedran Deletis
11:15-11:20 Introduction Vedran Deletis
11:20-12:00 History of Spinal Cord Monitoring and Mapping Tetsuya Tamaki
12:00-13:00 Lunch
Scientific Session 2. Monitoring and Mapping of the Spinal Cord
Vedran Deletis
Dae Yul Kim
13:00-13:30 Surgery of Spine and Spinal Cord Disorders Jae Taek Hong
13:30-13:45 Mapping of the Exposed Spinal Cord Kathleen Seidel
13:45-14:05 MEP Monitoring in Spine Surgery: Different Monitoring Strategies Kyung Seok Park
14:05-14:15 OP7. Role of D-Wave Monitoring in High-Risk Spine Surgeries Nishanth Sampath
14:15-14:30 D-Wave Monitoring - The Verona Experiences Francesco Sala
14:30-14:40 OP8. Intraoperative Identification of the Corticospinal Tracts and Dorsal Columns of the Spinal Cord by Electrical Stimulation Kathleen Seidel
14:40-15:00 Neurophysiologic Aspects of the Treatment of Chronic Pain - Mapping of the Spinal Cord Jay Shils
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:40 OP9. Loss of Large Fiber Activity during High Frequency Stimulation of the DorsalColumn in Humans Jeffrey Arle
15:40-15:50 OP10. Safeguard in Ultra Major Surgery: Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring (IONM) in Spine Surgery Helen Wai-man Lee
Special Lecture Chair: Elif Ilgaz Aydinlar
16:00-16:30 Umbilical Cord Blood Mononuclear Cell Transplant and Lithium Treatment of Human Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Wise Young
Special Lecture Chair: Andrea Szelenyi
16:30-16:55 Publishing and Publication for Intraoperative Neurophysiology: The View from the Editorial Board of "Clinical Neurophysiology" David MacDonald
17:00-18:30 Poster Session (@2F)
Karl Kothbauer
Kyung Seok Park
David MacDonald
Kathleen Seidel
18:30-20:00 Welcome Reception (@4F / Athens Hall)

ISIN Congress Program - Day 2 - Nov 3 (Fri)

※ OP: Oral Presentation

Time Title Speaker
07:30-08:20 Breakfast Session
A) Case Presentation and Discussion Muhammad Tariq Imtiaz
B) Brain Mapping Kathleen Seidel
C) Brainstem Monitoring Isabel Fernandez-Conejero
D) Deep Brain Stimulation Jinyoung Youn
E) Spinal Cord Monitoring Karl Kothbauer
Scientific Session 3. Monitoring and Mapping of the Brain
Karl Kothbauer
Chi Heon Kim
08:30-09:00 Surgery of Brain Tumors Seok Ho Hong
09:00-09:45 Special Lecture - Neurophysiologic Guided Resection of Temporo-Insular Tumors: How Ido it and how everyone should do it Lorenzo Bello
09:45-10:05 OP11. Functional Organization of Primary Motor Cortex Tailor Neurophsyiological Guided Surgical Resection of Tumors Involving this Area Marco Conti Nibali
09:55-10:05 OP12. Initial Experience with Continuous Dynamic Mapping using a Suction Monopolar Device Aliasgar Moiyadi
10:05-10:15 OP13. Preserving Executive Functions in Frontal Lobe Gliomas Surgery : An Intraoperative Tool Tommaso Sciortino
10:15-10:25 OP14. Assessing Praxis Circuit in Glioma Surgery Reduces the Incidence of Post-Operative andLong-Term Apraxia: A New Intraoperative Test Marco Rossi
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:10 OP15. The Linear Correlation between Monopolar and Bipolar Stimulation Thresholds in Eloquent Gliomas Xiaohui Ren
11:10-11:20 OP16. Does the Morphology of the Somatosensory Evoked Potentials (SEP) Enhance the Prevention of Cortical Ischemia during Clipping of Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysms? A Preliminary Study Franca Tecchio
11:20-11:30 OP17. Clinical Significance of Intraoperative EEG Characteristics for Prediction of Post-Operative Outcome in Pediatric Moyamoya Disease Sejin Choi
11:30-11:40 OP18. Usefulness of Intraoperative Visual Function Monitoring during Neurosurgical Procedures Alicia Martinez Pineiro
11:40-11:50 OP19. Friend or Foe? NIRS vs IONM in Carotid Endarterectomy Surgery under GeneralAnesthesia. Angel Saponaro-Gonzalez
11:50-12:00 OP20. Somatosensory Evoked Potentials And Dramatic Recovery After Mechanical Thrombectomy InPatients With Acute Ischemic Stroke And Anterior Large Vessel Occlusion Alicia Martinez Pineiro
12:00-13:00 Lunch Symposium (Sponsored by Industry) 
Fred J. Epstein Memorial Lecture Chair: Francesco Sala
13:00-13:05 Introduction of Lecture and Speaker Francesco Sala
13:05-14:00 The Birth and Growth of Intraoperative Spinal Cord Monitoring Wise Young
Scientific Session 4. IOM Around the World:Asia-Pacific
Francisco Soto
Soo Chul Park
14:00-14:10 IONM Around the World: Development since 2015 Francisco Soto
14:10-14:20 OP21. Developing a IONM Programme in A Neuro-Oncology Setup in India – The Neurosurgical Perspective Aliasgar Moiyadi
14:30-14:45 IONM in Korea Keewon Kim
14:45-15:00 IONM in China Liang Wang
15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-15:45 IONM in Japan Takanori Saito
15:45-16:00 IONMin India Sandip Chatterjee
16:00-16:10 OP22. In-House and Outsourced Models of Intraoperative Monitoring Services:  Lessons from A Small Country Josh Lawson
16:10-16:30 IONM International Francesco Sala
Special Lecture Chair: Kyung Seok Park
16:30-17:15 Neurophysiology of decision-making in human and non-human primates Kyoung-Min Lee
17:20-17:50 Presidential Address Andrea Szelenyi
17:50-18:00 Presentation of the 2019 Scientific Congress Venue
18:00-18:45 General Assembly of ISIN Andrea Szelenyi
19:30 6th Congress Dinner in Seoul

ISIN Congress Program - Day 3 - Nov 4 (Sat)

※ OP: Oral Presentation

Time Title Speaker
Special Lecture Chair: Lanjun Guo
08:00-08:45 Neuromonitoring! Does it have value and to whom? Adrian Gelb
Scientific Session 5. Monitoring and Mapping of the Brainstem and Cranial Nerves
Isabel Fernandez-Conejero
Ryoong Huh
08:45-09:15 IONM in Hemifacial Spasm Surgery Dae-Won Seo
09:15-09:25 OP23. Comparison the Impact of three Induction Regimens using Succinylcholine or Vecuronium ornot using Muscle Relaxant on the Intraoperative Monitoring of LSR: An RCT Yuan Fang
09:25-09:35 OP24. How to Maximize the Efficacy of Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring in Microvascular Decompression of Hemifacial Spasm? Szu-yen Pan
09:35-09:45 OP25. Modified Motor Threshold Criterion for Intraoperative Corticobulbar MEPs to Predict Postoperative Facial Nerve Function Tobias Greve
09:45-10:00 OP26. The Nuts and Bolts of Monitoring the Laryngeal and Vagus Nerve with the Laryngeal Adductor Reflex in one Hundred Patients Sedat Ulkatan
10:00-10:10 OP27. Predictive Value of Intraoperative Facial Motor Evoked Potentials in Cerebellopontine Angle Surgery under Two Anesthesia Protocols Hui Qiao
10:10-10:20 OP28. Selection of Facial Nerve Branch for LSR Monitoring during MVD Surgery: Zygomatic Branch Bersus Mandibular Branch Jae Meen Lee
10:20-10:30 OP29. New Trial Technique to Aid in Determining Candidates for Trigeminal BranchStimulation to Treat Refractory Atypical Face Pain Jeffrey Arle
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:10 OP30. Continuous Dynamic Mapping to Preserve the Facial Nerve in Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery Kathleen Seidel
11:10-11:20 OP31. Vagus Electrical Transcutaneous Stimulation in Thyroidectomy and Parathyroidectomay Clara Nevado
11:20-11:30 OP32. New Methodology for Phrenic Nerve Intraoperative Monitoring during Cardiothoracic Surgery Alicia Martinez Pineiro
Scientific Session 6. Deep Brain Stimulation
Jay Shils
Dong-Sik Park
11:45-12:00 OP33. DBS in the Surgical Management of Intractable Epilepsy. Surgical Procedure and Follow-Up in Six Patients with Chronic Stimulation of the Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus Klaus Novak
12:00-12:30 OP34. Deep Brain Stimulation Jay Shils
12:30-13:00 Deep Brain Stimulation in vegetative and minimally conscious state Vedran Deletis
13:20-13:30 Award Ceremony Chair: Next Congress Organizer
13:30-13:45 Closing Remarks
1) New ISIN President Francisco Soto
2) Congress President Jae Moon Kim
13:45 Adjourn
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