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The 50th International Neuropsychiatric Pula Congress

Sestre Milosrdnice University hospital and Institute of Clinical Medical Research; [email protected]
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Acta 2 Book.indb Acta Clin Croat 2010; 49:203-205 News Acta Clin Croat, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2009 203 International Postgraduate Course: 21st Summer Stroke School Healthy Lifestyle and Prevention of Stroke Th is year’s amazing educational experience was once again held in Dubrovnik, which hosted the 21st Summer Stroke School from May 31 to June 5, 2010. Th e Course was organized by the Croatian Stroke Society, Croatian Society for Neurovascular Disor- ders, Croatian Medical Association, School of Medi- cine, University of Zagreb, and Central and East Eu- ropean Stroke Society. Directors of the Course are: Academician Vida De- marin, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia; Professor Roman Haberl, University of Munich, Munich, Ger- many; Professor Kurt Niederkorn, University of Graz, Graz, Austria; Professor Tanja Rundek, University of Miami, Miami, USA; and Professor Zlatko Trkanjec, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia. Andro Vlahušić, MD, MS, and Mira Ivanković, MD as local organizers provided organizational support to the Congress. Th e Course gathered once again great experts in the fi eld of neurology and cerebrovascular diseases from all around. Lectures were interesting, yet educa- tional and interactive. Th roughout the week, we could enjoy and participate in the exchange of knowledge and experience from world famous neurologists who were more than willing to share it with the Course participants. Th e Course traditionally started with Academician Demarin’s greetings and opening remarks. She point- ed out our objectives and future goals, and opened the Course with a lecture connecting neurology and art. Th is year, the emphasis was put on stroke prevention and stroke risk factors. Despite all improvements in the fi eld, many stroke cases could have been prevent- ed. Yet, treatment and rehabilitation were not neglect- ed either. Sex diff erences in cerebrovascular diseases, as well as post-stroke aphasia and quality of life were NEWS paid due at

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