European Society of Sleep Technologists

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5th ESST meeting, Istanbul - Turkey

Tuesday, September 12th, 2000, Topkapi Meeting Room I.C.E.C


Opening of the meeting
Cinzia Castronovo (Milan, Italy)
President of the ESST


Welcome address
Prof. Hakan Kaynak (Istanbul, Turkey)
Local Chairperson of 15th ESRS Congress


Invited lecture: "ESRS profile and link with ESST"
Prof. Michel Billiard (Montpellier, France)
President of the ESRS


Methodological and technical aspects of CPAP-treatment in OSA patients.
Chairperson : Ian Smith (Cambridge, UK), Cinzia Castronovo (Milan, Italy)

10.30 - 10.50

Compliance and complaints in patients recorded with intraoesophageal balloon.
Levent Öztürk (Istanbul, Turkey)

10.50 - 11.10

CPAP and BiPAP-Pressure titration.
Ann Ryckx (Montana, Switzerland)

11.10 - 11.30

CPAP Accessories - Vivre la petite difference !
Jacob Zomer (Haifa, Israel)

11.30 - 11.50

All CPAP-Titrations are not created equally.
Marietta Bellamy Bibbs (Houston, USA)

11.50 - 12.10

Comparison of nCPAP-acceptance between video assisted educated patients or none.
Levent Öztürk (Istanbul, Turkey)
13.00- 14.00
Lunch offered by Respironics


Assessment of restless legs and periodic leg movement-syndrome
Chairperson : Dr. A. De Weerd - Ann Ryckx

14.00 - 14.30
Scoring of Leg Movements
Maud M. R. Verhelst, The Netherlands
14.30 - 15.00
Secundary RLS/PLMD
Dr. R. M. Rijsman - Dr. A. W. De Weerd


Evaluation of circadian rhythm
Chairperson : Dr. Damien Léger - Martin King

15.00 - 15.45
Circadian rhythm : Clinical aspects and treatment
Maxime Elbaz, France
15.45 - 16.00
Case presentation
Martin King, UK

16.00 - 16.30


Free Discussion

Chairperson Dr. Marco Zuccini, Dr. Luigi Ferini-Strambi, - Maxime Elbaz
16.30 - 17.00
Compliance and complaints in patients recorded with intraoesophageal balloon
17.00 - 17.30
MSLT and MWT : technics, value and latest findings
Jo Tiete, Luxembourg
17.00 - 17.30
Andrea Patterson, Minneapolis, USA
17.30 - 18.00
ESST : Past and the future (+ Business meeting)
Cinzia Castronovo, President

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