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"Carotid Stenosis: From Silent Atherosclerosis to Symptoms " 
April 5, 2019

  10:30    Registration, coffee
  I session
    Asymptomatic carotid disease
  Chair: Jaak Kals
  11:00-11:10    Welcome speech:
  Prof Pille Taba, President of the Estonian Ludvig Puusepp Society of Neurologists and Neurosurgeons
  Prof Priit Eelmäe, Chairman of the Board of the Tartu University Hospital
  11:10-11:40    Screening 65 year old men for aortic aneurysm and carotid atherosclerosis, the     Uppsala experience
  Prof. Martin Björck, Sweden
  11:40-12:10    Best Medical Treatment versus Surgery
  Dr. Richard Bulbulia, the UK
  12:10-12:40    Carotid Stenting versus Carotid Endarterectomy
  Prof. Alison Halliday, the UK
  12:40-13:10    Unusual clinical features and diagnostics of carotid artery disease
  Prof. Dalius Jatuzis, Lithuania
  13:10-14:00    Lunch 
  II session
    Symptomatic carotid and intracranial artery  disease
  Chair: Janika Kõrv
  14:00-14:30    How should we treat high-grade symptomatic carotid stenosis - stenting vs     endarterectomy.
  Prof. Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Norway
  14:30-15:00    Optimal timing of carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients
  Prof. Martin Björck, Sweden
  15:00-15:20    How should we prevent recurrent stroke in patients with intracranial stenosis? 
  Assoc. Prof. Janika Kõrv, Estonia 
  15:20-15:40     Carotid stenting and intracranial thrombectomy for treatment of acute stroke
   Dr. Sulev Margus, Estonia
  15:40-16:10    Coffee break
  III session
  Chair: Veronika Palmiste-Kallion

  Vertebral artery surgery: the results
  Dr. Artūras Mackevičius, Lithuania

  16:30-16:50    Recanalization therapies for of acute stroke in Estonia 
  Dr. Riina Vibo, Estonia
  16:50-17:10    Results of carotid endarterectomy and stenting at Tartu University Hospital 
  Dr. Heli Järve, Estonia
  17:10    Conclusions and farewell buffet