Agenda EURLSSG-Meeting

Friday 29th November 2013, 8:30 - 17:30 h


Magdolna Hornyak, Munich, Germany
Olli Polo, Tampere, Finland

Periodic limb movements are associated with vasomotor symptoms in menopause [no ABSTRACT available]
Jan Wesström, Falun, Sweden

Heart rate and EEG changes accompanying leg movements and arousals in patients with spinal cord lesions [no abstract, unpublished data]
Raffaele Ferri, Troina, Italy

Role of RLS and PLMS in the management of epilepsy patients [no abstract, unpublished data]
Samson Khachatryan, Yerevan, Armenia

Do periodic arm movements during sleep exist in healthy normals? A prospective polysomnographic study. [no ABSTRACT available]
David Gabelia, Innsbruck, Austria


Psychopathology / Psychiatry

Luigi Ferini-Strambi, Milan, Italy
Heike Benes, Schwerin, Germany

Nocturnal eating in restless legs syndrome: a psychopathological profile study [no abstract, unpublished data]
Federica Provini, Bologna, Italy

Restless Legs Syndrome is associated with depression during and after pregnancy [no ABSTRACT available]
Jan Wesström, Falun, Sweden

Other Clinical Aspects


Mauro Manconi, Lugano, Switzerland
Karel Sonka, Prague, Czech Republic

RLS and pregnancy in the Czech population [ABSTRACT]
David Kemlink, Prague, Czech Republic

Serum ferritin levels in Parkinson´s disease patients with and without RLS. Is there a difference?
[no abstract, unpublished data]
Maria-Lucia Muntean, Kassel, Germany

RLS in patients with narcolepsy. Relation with the pandemic H1N1 vaccination
[no abstract, unpublished data]
Tomi Sarkanen, Espoo, Finland

RLS and professional driving [no abstract, unpublished data]
Markku Partinen, Espoo, Finland

Characteristics of daytime symptom in Restless Legs Syndrome [no abstract, unpublished data]
Yuichi INooue, Tokyo, Japan

What is the minimal clinical important improvement (MCIC) in the IRLS severity scale under dopaminergic treatment in clinical studies? [ABSTRACT]
Ralf Kohnen, Nuremberg, Germany

Intercorrelations between the IRLS and other severity and quality of life scales [ABSTRACT]
Ralf Kohnen, Nuremberg, Germany




Wolfgang Oertel, Marburg, Germany
Georgios Hadjigeorgiou, Larissa, Greece

Generalized and local cryotherapy in Restless Legs Syndrome: a randomized, single-blind, controlled parallel group study [no abstract, unpublished data]
Svenja Happe, Bremen, Germany

Treatment of severe RLS with Oxycodon/Naloxon: results from a multicentre trial [no ABSTRACT available]
Claudia Trenkwalder, Kassel, Germany

Successful managament of augmentation in Reestless-Legs-Syndrome with extended release dopamine-agonist
Mauro Manconi, Lugano, Switzerland

The effects of a six-month combination of roponirole and aerobic axercise in uremic patients with Restless Lesgs Syndrome [ABSTRACT]
Christoforos Giannaki, Nicosia, Cyprus


Pediatric RLS

Ralf Kohnen, Nuremberg, Germany
Birgit Högl, Innsbruck, Austria

RLS in children with behavioral disorders  [ABSTRACT]
Sofia Kasradze, Tbilisi, Georgia

RLS and sleep problem in the 9-year-old boy: a case report [no abstract, unpublished data]
Lia Maisuradze, Tbilisi, Georgia


Neurobiology / Models

Juliane Winkelmann, Munich, Germany
Claudia Trenkwalder, Kassel, Germany

An allelic series comprising both low-frequency and rare variants substantiates MEIS1 as a genetic factor in restless legs syndrome [no abstract available]
Eva Schulte, Munich, Germany

The hyperdopaminergic hypothesis of RLS [no abstract, unpublished data]
Imad Ghorayeb, Bordeaux, France

Dopamine D3 receptor knockout mice mimic aging-related changes in hypertension and cardiac fibrosis [ABSTRACT]
Stefan Clemens, Greenville, NC, USA

Btbd9 mutant mice and RLS [no abstract, unpublished data]
Kazuhiro Muramatsu, Gunma, Japan

Peripheral hypoxia in patients with Restless Legs Syndrome [no abstract, unpublished data]
Aaro Salminen, Tampere, Finland




Agenda Saturday Workshop "From Neurobiology to Health Risks of RLS - Current Status of Research"

Saturday 30th November 2013, 8:30 - 13:00 h

Chairpersons: Ralf Kohnen, Germany and Juliane Winkelmann, Germany


Neurobiology of RLS

RLS - Neurodevelopmental disorder: evidence from genetic findings [no ABSTRACT available]
Juliane Winkelmann, Germany

RLS - advances in brain imaging: iron, dopamine, connectivity, volume, spectroscopy [ABSTRACT]
Giovanni Rizzo, Italy

RLS - interactions between dopamine and morphine signaling pathways in the spinal cord
[no ABSTRACT available]
Stefan Clemens, USA

RLS - spinal cord dysfunction: RLS and spinal cord excitability [ABSTRACT]
Cornelius Bachmann, Germany

Health Risks of RLS

Risk of cardiovascular disease associated with RLS in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California cohort [no abstract, unpublished data]
Stephen Van den Eeden, USA

Time sequence between comorbid conditions and RLS: an egg and henn problem? [no ABSTRACT available]
Klaus Berger, Germany

Periodic limb movements and cardiovascular health [no abstract, unpublished data]
Geert Mayer, Germany

Mental Health Risks and RLS: anxiety and depression [no ABSTRACT available]
Magdolna Hornyak, Germany

Examining the daily and long-term disease burden of RLS: what matters most and why [no ABSTRACT available]
Luigi Ferini-Strambi, Italy

Panel (all presenters) and Audience Discussion: Is there a model which fits best both neurobiology and health risks of RLS?
Moderator: Diego Garcia-Borreguero, Spain