AN INVITATION UPDATED 12 AUGUST 2007

The Ann Conroy Trust sees the dissemination of knowledge about Syringomyelia, Chiari and associated conditions amongst health professionals as one of their principle aims. We are delighted to announce Syringomyelia 2007.

Full Scientific Programme Confirmed

We are assured of futbol a full and interesting symposium with 15 international keynote speakers and over 90 oral and poster abstracts accepted.

Dear Colleagues

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to the historic town of Rugby, to join a meeting of specialists in the management of syringomyelia, at an international Symposium arranged by the Ann Conroy Trust, in association with the University of Birmingham and carros the Society of British Neurological Surgeons and the Spine Society of Europe.

The aim of the symposium is to define the present state of understanding of syringomyelia and related disorders, discuss controversies in practice and provide direction for future research.

Invited professionals include:

Neurosurgeons Paediatric Neurosurgeons
Spinal Injuries Specialists Neurologists
Spinal Orthopaedic Surgeons            Specialists in Pain Management
Veterinary Surgeons Physiologists & Radiologists

Topics for Syringomyelia 2007 will include:
  • Historical perspectives
  • Hindbrain related syringomyelia
  • Post-traumatic syringomyelia
  • Idiopathic syringomyelia
  • Tumours
  • Scoliosis
  • Arachnoiditis
  • Tethered cord
  • Paediatric aspects
  • Genetics
  • Epidemiology
  • Aetiology
  • Pathology
  • Psychological aspects
  • Nursing aspects
  • Mathematical modelling
  • CSF physiology
  • Clinical presentation
  • Radiology
  • Electrophysiology
  • Surgical approaches
  • Pain management
  • Experimental work
  • Rehabilitation
  • Medico-legal aspects
  • Veterinary aspects
  • Patient perception
  • Venue
    The symposium will be held at the ancient centre of learning - Rugby School, famous for inventing the juegos game of Rugby Football and the scene of Thomas Hughes' Tom Brown Schooldays novel.

    Rugby is easily accessible by air, rail and road (London 1 hour by train).

    We look forward to greeting you at Syringomyelia 2007.

    Graham Flint     
    Consultant Neurosurgeon
         
    Chairman     
    Syringomyelia 2007
         
    Tony Kember
    Chairman
    The Ann Conroy Trust
    The Ann Conroy Trust is delighted to be associated with: The symposium is organised by The Ann Conroy Trust
    Registered Charity No 510582
    Support, research & education for sufferers & carers of
    syringomyelia & associated conditions

    Contact:33 Southam Rd, Dunchurch, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22 6NL, England
    Tel: 00 +44(0) 1788 537676 Fax: 00 +44(0) 1788 569996
    Email:


    The University of
    Birmingham

    The Society of British Neurosurgeons


    Spine Society of Europe Neurosurgeons


    Rugby School