milan  wcpos 2012

Saturday Symposia

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Paralytic Strabismus

Saturday 8 September
08.00 – 10.00

Chairs:
 L. Kowal AUSTRALIA, K. Arnoldi USA

08.00
K. Arnoldi USA
How can an orthoptist improve surgical outcomes?

08.17
M. Goldchmit BRAZIL
Superior oblique palsy: surgical alternative for small angle hypertropia in primary position.L

08.34
L. Kowal AUSTRALIA
Superior oblique palsy/paresis: is radiology useful?

08.51
D. Plager USA
Unmasking bilateral congenital SOP

09.08
F. Velez USA
Differences when performing vertical rectus muscle transposition for abducens palsy and eso-Duane syndrome

09.25
C. Souza-Dias BRAZIL
Treatment outcomes in VI nerve palsy corrected by Carlson and Jampolsky technique

09.42
Discussion

10.00
End of session

 

Electrophysiology

Saturday 8 September
08.00 – 09.00

Chairs: C. Westall CANADA, S. Jalali INDIA

08.00
S. Jalali INDIA
What the ERG changes in children treated for ROP with lasers tell us about retinal development?

08.10
A. Fulton USA
The cone electroretinogram in retinopathy of prematurity

08.20
A. Liasis UK
Pediatric VEPs: application in disease

08.30
V. Fu USA
Pediatric ERGs assessment: skin vs corneal electrodes

08.40
C. Westall CANADA
Vigabtrin attributed retinal toxicity

08.50
V. Fu, L. Lope, P. Davis, C. Sylvester, E. Mitchell, C. Luchansky, K.K. Nischal USA
Free Paper: Reversibility of cone flicker response after discontinuation of vigabatrin therapy

08.55
Discussion

09.00
End of session

 

Tele-learning and Tele-therapy

Saturday 8 September
08.00 – 10.00

Chairs: D. Neely, USA, R. Walters, UK

08.00
R. Walters UK
Introduction

08.05
M. Chiang USA
Teaching and treating ROP with telemedicine

08.20
A. Molinari ECUADOR
Developing an E-curriculum for education in ophthalmology

08.35
D. Neely USA
Mentoring and flying eye hospital prescreening using CyberSight tele-ophthalmology

08.55
D. Cioplean ROMANIA
Development from partner to colleague to mentor with E-consultation

09.10
M. Barnoya GUATEMALA
Management of retinoblastoma with a telemedicine program

09.25
I. Ben-Zion ISRAEL
Case studies of tele-ophthalmology from rural Ethiopia

09.40
S. Jain, E. Bloch, R. Jolly, G. Woodruff, P. Upadhyay, R. Apte UK
Free Paper: Telemedicine as a diagnostic and educational tool in strabismus care in charitable eye care in India

09.45
D. Ademola-Popoola NIGERIA
Free Paper: Telemedicine: a tool in ophthalmology sub-specialty development in Nigeria

09.50
Discussion

10.00
End of session

 

Problems We Face When…

Saturday 8 September
09.00 – 10.00

Chairs: P. Nucci ITALY, A. Memmo ITALY

09.00
A. Memmo ITALY
…we anaesthetise children for paediatric ocular surgery

09.12
S. West, Y. Shariff, B. Griffiths, W. Ungar, K. Mireskandari CANADA
Free Paper: Utilization of ophthalmic sedation unit: a safety and effectiveness analysis

09.17
K.K. Nischal USA/UK
…you examine the anterior segment of a child

09.29
D. Granet USA
…we get a strabismus surprise

09.41
P. Nucci ITALY
…you deal with longstanding uncontrolled infantile glaucoma

09.53
Discussion

10.00
End of session

 

Esotropia

Saturday 8 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: M. Goldchmit BRAZIL, P. Nucci ITALY

14.00
P. Cheong SINGAPORE
Preoperative sensory tests: how important they are?

14.15
M. Polati BRAZIL
Position of the eyes under general anesthesia and the preoperative tests: how they influence my surgical plan?

14.30
J. de Faber NETHERLANDS
Diagnosis and management of DVD in congenital esotropia

14.45
M. Goldchmit BRAZIL
Causes of reoperation in congenital esotropia

15.00
M. Sato JAPAN
Pearls of surgery in esotropia associated with high myopia

15.15
A. Scott USA 
Small angle esotropia: bupivacaine injection on the lateral rectus

15.30
H. Altinsoy, G. Gokce, O. Ceylan, F. Mutlu TURKEY
Free Paper: Long-term motor and sensory outcomes after surgery for infantile esotropia

15.35
D. Salchow, J. Oatts USA
Free Paper: Fusional amplitudes in age-related distance esotropia

15.40
Y. Morad, Y. Cohen, L. Kowal ISRAEL
Free Paper: The relation between parental smoking and hypermetropia in children

15.45
Discussion

16.00
End of session

 

Intraocular Tumours

Saturday 8 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: A. Singh USA,  R. Sitorus INDONESIA

14.00
T. Kivela FINLAND
Retinoblastoma: global burden

14.12
A. Singh USA
Retinoblastoma: overview of treatment options

14.24
R. Sitorus INDONESIA
Retinoblastoma in developing nations: barriers to treatment

14.36
A.L. Murphree USA
Periocular chemotherapy for retinoblastoma

14.48
C. Shields USA
Intra arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma: indications and outcomes

15.00
D. Hadjistilianou ITALY
Intra arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma: complications

15.12
F. Munier SWITZERLAND
Intravitreal chemotherapy for retinoblastoma

15.24
A. Taalab, Y. Medhat EGYPT
Free Paper: Spontaneously arrested and spontaneously regressed retinoblastoma (retinocytoma) is there any role of treatment?

15.29
M. Ashwin Reddy, W. Muen, M. Tsimpida, J. Kingston, S. Brew, D. Thompson, M. Sagoo UK
Free Paper: Tumour control and ocular complications of direct intra-ophthalmic artery melphalan treatment for refractory retinoblastoma

15.34
J. Shields, C. Shields USA
Free Paper: New observations on tumors of retinal pigment epithelium in children

15.39
N. Bobrova, T. Sorochynska UKRAINE
Free Paper: Primary local intravitreal Мelphalan chemotherapy at advanced retinoblastoma treatment can preserve eye from enucleation

15.44
E. Myakoshina, S. Saakyan, R. Tatzcov RUSSIA
Free Paper: Differential diagnostics between small retinoblastoma (exophytic and entophytic growth) and posterior uveitis, documented by time-domain OCT

15.49
Discussion

16.00
End of session

 

Paediatric External Diseases

Saturday 8 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: M.C. Nishiwaki-Dantas BRAZIL, M. Fernandes INDIA

14.00
S. Kinoshita JAPAN
Meibomitis related keratoconjunctivitis

14.15
D. Fornazari BRAZIL
Dry eye

14.30
M.C. Nishiwaki-Dantas BRAZIL
Allergic eye disease: recent advances

14.45
M. Fernandes INDIA
Paediatric PK

15.00
H.U. Moller DENMARK
Paediatric corneal dystrophies

15.15
M. Busin ITALY
DSAEK in children

15.30
Discussion

15.45
F. Hafezi, O. Richoz, N. Chatzis SWITZERLAND
Free Paper: Progression of keratoconus and efficacy of corneal collagen cross-linking in children and adolescents

15.50
S. Hamada, J. Evans, K.K. Nischal UK
Free Paper: Activity and damage in blepharokeratoconjunctivitis

15.55
R. Caputo, N. Pucci, C. De Libero, A. Calvani, L. Di Simone, F. Rusconi, L. Di Grande ITALY
Free Paper: Comparative randomized double blind cross over study with tacrolimus (fk506) 0.1% eyedrops and cyclosporine 1% eyedrops in children with severe active vernal keratoconjunctivitis

16.00
End of session

 

IIH in Children: Visual Pathway Tumours

Saturday 8 September
14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: F. Triulzi ITALY, E. Mitchell USA

14.00
E. Mitchell USA
IIH in children: are there patterns of presentation we should be aware of?

14.15
F. Triulzi ITALY
High resolution 3.0 T MRI of the optic nerve and optic pathways

14.30
J. Edmond USA
Craniopharyngioma

14.45
P. Galluzzi ITALY
MR of pathology of optic pathways in children: the orbit

15.00
M. Schlamann GERMANY
MR of pathology of optic pathways in children: the brain

15.15
M. Vinchon FRANCE
Hydrocephalus and IIH: the neurosurgeon’s perspective

15.30
D. Khurram, E. Gajdosova, A. Liasis, B. Walters, W. Moore, K.K. Nischal, S. Hamada UK
Free Paper: Acquired myelinated retinal nerve fibres and chronic/fluctuating papilloedema: a report of 4 cases

15.35
Discussion

16.00
End of session

Exotropia

Saturday 8 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs:
 D. Godts BELGIUM, S. Olitsky USA

 

The workup for the patient with (intermittent) exotropia – how extensive should it be?

16.30
D. Godts BELGIUM
Extensive

16.40
V. Rao INDIA
Modified

 

Should the primary treatment for (intermittent) exotropia be surgical or non-surgical?

16.50
S. Olitsky USA
Surgical

17.00
K. Beaudet USA
Non-Surgical

 

Does it matter which muscles and how many muscles we operate on for patients with (intermittent) exotropia?

17.10
S. Farzavandi SINGAPORE
Yes

17.20
D. Hug USA
No

 

17.30
J. Yam, G. Chong, P. Wu, U. Wong, C. Chan, S. Ko HONG KONG
Free Paper: Fusional convergence in assessing the control of intermittent exotropia: a prospective study

17.35
M.M. Diab SAUDI ARABIA
Free Paper: Comparative study of bilateral lateral rectus recession versus OU medial rectus tucking or OU medial rectus resection in the treatment of intermittent exotropia

17.40
Discussion

18.00
End of session

Paediatric Cataract

Saturday 8 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs:
 A. Vasavada INDIA, D. Plager USA

16.30
A. Vasavada INDIA
Examination under anesthesia and preop workup

16.37
C. Zetterström SWEDEN
Surgical strategy for pediatric cataract management

16.44
J. Matalia, H. Anaspure, S. Tejwani, K. Shetty BRAZIL
Free Paper: Effectiveness of the endoilluminator assisted anterior vitrectomy for pediatric cataract surgery

16.49
L. Kochgaway INDIA
Free Paper: Vitrectorhexis versus forceps posterior capsulorhexis in pediatric cataract surgery

16.54
M. Tartarella BRAZIL
IOL power calculation

17.01
D. Plager  USA
Complications of pediatric cataract surgery

17.08
F. Munier SWITZERLAND 
Multifocal intraocular lens

17.15
D. Godts, M.J. Tassignon, I. De Veuster BELGIUM
Free Paper: Long-term follow-up of “bag-in-the-lens” pediatric cataract surgery

17.20
S. Lambert USA
Does the IATS apply to countries outside the USA?

17.27
J. Ram INDIA
High volume paediatric cataract surgery in India. Tricks I have learned

17.34
S. Parija Dhall INDIA
Free Paper: Visual outcome and predictive factors in pediatric traumatic cataract: a retrospective study in Eastern India

17.39
T. Kar, A. Rangarajan INDIA
Free Paper: Outcomes of simultaneous bilateral cataract surgery (SBCS) in children in Nigeria

17.44
Discussion

Role of Anti-VEGF in Paediatric Ophthalmology

Saturday 8 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs: 
L. Gordillo PERU, G. Quinn USA

16.30
G. Adams UK
Systemic concerns in babies treated with anti-VEGF drugs for ROP

16.38
L. Gordillo PERU
Challenges in Latin America – the at risk babies are different!

16.46
H. Mintz-Hittner USA
BEAT-ROP, longer term follow-up

16.54
Discussion

17.00
M.A. Martinez-Castellanos MEXICO
Avastin in NICUs with no laser

17.08
D. Wallace USA
Need for more clinical trials

17.16
D. Lepore ITALY
Fluorescein angiographic findings in eyes with severe ROP

17.24
Discussion

17.30
S. Hamada UK
Anti-VEGF for corneal vascularization

17.38
C. Hartnett, M. O’Keeffe, B. Lanigan IRELAND
Free Paper: Trial of intravitreal Bevacizumab versus laser in the treatment of threshold disease retinopathy of prematurity

17.43
K. Eerme, M. Gersman, P. Jyri ESTONIA
Free Paper: ROP laser therapy and anti-VEGF therapy in Estonia 2009-2010

17.48
Discussion

18.00
End of session

 

Lids

Saturday 8 September
16.30 – 18.00

Chairs: D. Brémond-Gignac FRANCE, M. Naik INDIA

16.30
M. Naik INDIA
Congenital eyelid malpositions

16.40
D. Brémond-Gignac FRANCE
Congenital ptosis: management guidelines in frontalis suspension

16.50
W. Katowitz USA
Congenital ptosis: management guidelines in Muller surgery

17.00
A. Leonardi ITALY
Management of eyelids in severe allergic keratoconjunctivitis

17.10
L. Desjardins FRANCE
Paediatric eyelid tumors

17.20
L.H. Lim SINGAPORE
Periorbital and adnexal trauma in children

17.30
F. Chiambaretta FRANCE
Eyelid infections in paediatric age group

17.40
S. Tronina, N. Bobrova UKRAINE
Free Paper: Optimal surgical management of blepharophimosis syndrome

17.45
Discussion

18.00
End of session

 

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