Agenda EURLSSG-Meeting

Friday 12th December 2014, 8:30 - 18:00 h

Sleep PSG studies in RLS

Birgit Högl, Innsbruck, Austria
Georgios Hadjigeorgiou, Larissa, Greece

Periodic limb movements during REM sleep in multiple sclerosis [no abstract, unpublished data]
Christian Veauthier, Berlin, Germany

Leg movement activity during sleep in untreated and treated Parkinson´s disease [ABSTRACT]
Raffaele Ferri, Troina, Italy

The impact of acute administration of sodium oxybate on leg movement activity during sleep in narcolepsy with cataplexy [ABSTRACT]
Giuseppe Plazzi, Bologna, Italy

The effect of muscle fatigue in neuromuscular activity during sleep [ABSTRACT]
Christoforos Giannaki, Nicosia, Cyprus

PSG characteristics in iron-deficient RLS [no abstract, unpublished data]
Anna Heidbreder, Innsbruck, Austria

EEG high frequencies are increased at sleep onset in patients with RLS [ABSTRACT]
Raffaele Ferri, Troina, Italy

How strong is the evidence for circadian rhythmicity in PLMS? [no abstract, unpublished data]
Al de Weerd, Zwolle, Netherlands



Other clinical aspects

Marco Zucconi, Milan, Italy
Claudia Trenkwalder, Kassel, Germany

Natural course of RLS - analysis of long-term patients since 1994 [no abstract, unpublished data]
Thomas Mitterling, Innsbruck / Linz, Austria

Preliminary findings on the RLS and sleep difficulties in Georgian students: A questionnaire-based study [no abstract, unpublished data]
Lia Maisuradze, Tbilisi, Georgia

RLS does not affect 3-year mortality in hemodialysis patients in Greece  [ABSTRACT]
Giorgos Sakkas, Larissa, Greece

Is obesitiy associated with an increased risk of RLS? [no abstract, unpublished data]
Maria Turchese Caletti, Bologna, Italy

Early and late onset RLS in Parkinson´s disease. Effect of RLS on quality of life - a study on 577 patients with Parkinson´s disease [no abstract, unpublished data]
Ari Ylikoski, Espoo, Finland

Preliminary data on RLS in pregnancy in a Sicilian cohort: maternal/fetal outcome [no abstract, unpublished data]
Rosalia Silvestri, Gazzi, Messina, Italy

RLS in Czech pregnant women: an epidemiological and genetic study [ABSTRACT]
David Kemlink, Prague, Czech. Republic

Pediatric RLS Registry [no abstract, unpublished data]
Sofia Kasradze, Tbilisi, Georgia





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

Neurocognitive function in patients with idiopathic RLS before and after treatment with a dopamine-agonist [ABSTRACT]
Marco Zucconi, Milano, Italy

IV iron treatment of RLS with iron deficiency anemia
Richard Allen, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Associated factors for the presence of augmentation in Japanese patients receiving pramipexole monotherapy
[no abstract, unpublished data]
Yuichi Inoue, Tokyo, Japan

Efficacy and tolerability of rotigotine in patients with RLS and end-stage renal disease requiring hemodialysis [ABSTRACT]
Birgit Högl, Innsbruck, Austria

Treatment of augmentation with rotigotine patch: teh AURORA study [ABSTRACT]
Claudia Trenkwalder, Kassel, Germany



Neurobiology / Models

Juliane Winkelmann, Munich, Germany
Yves Dauvilliers, Montpellier, France

Sleep study from animal model of RLS [no abstract, unpublished data]
Kazuhiro Muramatsu, Gunma, Japan

The spinal dopamine D1/D3 receptor system controls morphine responses in a RLS animal model [ABSTRACT]
Stefan Clemens, Greenville, USA

Local and general hypoxia and its role in RLS/WED
Jan Ulfberg, Örebro, Sweden

Relationships between RLS, narcolepsy and symptoms of ADHA. Does H1N1 vaccination have any role in the symptomatology [ABSTRACT]
Tomi Sarkanen, Espoo, Finland

Time structure of physiological hind-limb movements during sleep in rats and mice: toward rodent models of periodic limb movements (PLM) and RLS  [ABSTRACT]
Mauro Manconi, Lugano, Switzerland




Agenda Saturday Workshop

Saturday 13th December 2014, 9:00 - 13:00 h

Richard Allen, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Claudia Trenkwalder, Kassel, Germany


RLS and co-morbid / secondary conditions
Significant medical conditions associated with RLS


Significance for RLS biology, treatment and medical education
Richard Allen, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Brief Overview: RLS and other medical conditions

Claudia Trenkwalder, Kassel, Germany

Anemia and RLS / blood donors

Richard Allen, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Friedriechs ataxia - phenotype, severity

Birgit Högl, Innsbruck, Austria

Genetic factors - PLMS, end-stage renal disease, blood donations?
Barbara Schormair, Munich, Germany

Giorgos Sakkas, Larissa, Greece

Multiple Slcerosis
David Kemlink, Prague, Czech. Republic

"RLS in the chronic fatigue syndrome" - intestinal bacterial overgrowth
Olli Polo, Turku, Finland

Mauro Manconi, Lugano, Switzerland

Hypoxia and RLS - CNS, muscle and peripheral
Aaro Salminen, Tampere, Finland

Cardiovascular disease - PLMS / RLS as result vs. cause vs. both
John Winkelman, Massachusetts, USA

What defines - co-morbid vs. secondary vs. medical complications with RLS?
Klaus Berger, Münster, Germany

General discussion