Pre-program European Polio Conference – Nancy 2023

FRIDAY MAY 26

Morning

  • 8:15 – 8:45 : welcome of the participants
  • 8:45 – 8:55 : opening of the congress by the president of the Meurthe & Moselle Departmental Council : Ms Chaynesse Khirouni.

Facilitator of the day :……Ms Véronique Lorre (France Bleu radio journalist)…………..

Scientific aspects and technological innovations

Moderator :………………………..(TBC)………….

  • 9:00 – 9:40 am : « Networking Changes in Polio Survivors : A Corticomuscular Coherence Study » – Pr Orla Hardiman (Trinity College, Dublin) + discussion
  • 9:30-10:00 : « Epidemiological Update and Vaccine Innovations » – Prof. Pierre Van Damme (University of Antwerp, Belgium) + brief address by Past-Governor Rotary District 1790 + discussion
  • 10:00-10:30 : »A new concept of leg orthosis » – Pr François Genêt (AP-HP Hôp. Raymond Poincaré – Garches) + discussion

10:20 – 10:50 am : Break, visit of the stands, informal exchanges ?

Organizational aspects: experiences of care networks

Moderator :………………………..(TBC)………….

  • 10:50-11:10 am : 2000-2020 : update on the IDF* network (Pr Alain Yelnik, AP-HP Lariboisière, Paris)
  • 11:10-11:30 am : The 1 st Regional Center of Expertise, Resources and Support – Poliomyelitis sequelae (Dr Noël Martinet – IRR Nancy/Dr Laure PAIN – arS – Grand-Est**)
  • 11:30-11:50 am : Organization of care in the Netherlands (Pr Frans Nollet, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • 11:50-12:10 am : Presentation of the PNDS*** – Poliomyelitis : (Dr Annie Verschueren – La Timone, Marseille)
  • Global discussion : 30 mn
    (* IDF for Île-de-France : Paris’ Region – **Regional Agency for Health – ***Protocole National de Diagnostic et de Soins [National Diagnostic and Care Protocol])

LUNCH BREAK: 12:40 – 2:00

Afternoon

Surgical aspects :

Moderator :………………………..(TBC)………….

  • 2:00 – 2:20 pm : The peri operatory : preparation of the polio patient for surgery ; incl. the polio patient confronted with anesthesia (Dr Chawki Trabelsi – AP-HP Hôp. Raymond Poincaré – Garches)
  • 2:20 – 2:40 pm : Total knee and hip arthroplasty in patient with poliomyelitis sequelae : a long-term functional follow-up in a French reference center (Dr Fabien Calé – AP-HP Hôp. R. Poincaré – Garches)
  • 2:40 – 3:00 pm : Hip prostheses for patients with post-polio syndrome, an often misunderstood problem (Dr Axel Ruetz – Katholisches Klinikum – Koblenz – Germany)
  • Discussion : 30 to 40 mn

3:45 – 4:15 pm : Break, visit of the stands

How to live my polio better: preventing disability deterioration

Moderator :………………………..(TBC)………….

How to maintain a good physical shape ?
  • 4:15 – 4:35 pm : Obesity is not a fatality : Pr François Genêt – AP-HP Hôp. Raymond Poincaré – Garches
  • 4:35 – 4:55 pm : Adapted physical activity : Léo Barassin – AP-HP Hôp. Raymond Poincaré – Garches
  • 4:55 – 5:15 pm : Thermalism : The specific polios cure : Sylvain Bonnet, Les Thermes Lamalou-Les-Bains
  • Global discussion of 30 mn

6:00 pm : CONCLUSION OF THE DAY  by the president of the congress : M. Jean-Marie Schléret

Departure for Nancy City Hall
7:00 pm: Reception in the Grands Salons of the City Hall