SCIVAC - Società Culturale Italiana Veterinari per Animali da Compagnia
Società Culturale Italiana Veterinari per Animali da Compagnia
Associazione Federata ANMVI gestita da EV Soc. Cons. a r.l.
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International Meeting SINVET / SCIVAC
International Symposium - Cervical spondylomyelopathy (CSM): state of the art
UNAWAY Hotel Bologna San Lazzaro
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Informazioni per i partecipanti
Termine ultimo per la preiscrizione: 10 Marzo 2018
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Per ulteriori informazioni rivolgersi a:
Erika Taravella (Segreteria Società Specialistiche SCIVAC)
Tel.: +39 0372 403509
Relatori / Moderatori
Pietro Filippo Adamo, DVM, dIPL. ecvn
Dr. Filippo Adamo graduated from University of Pisa, School of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Tuskegee University Small Animal Clinic in Alabama in 1991, and is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Neurology since 1997. He served as Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin from 2002 through 2007. He has since moved to California where he currently serves as Chief of Neurology at the East Bay Veterinary Specialists in Walnut Creek, CA. As Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurology at the University of Wisconsin, he devoted many years of experience in research and clinical neurology and neurosurgery. Dr. Adamo developed an alternative medical treatment for GME (Granulomatous Meningoencephalomyelitis), designed a frameless guided stereotactic CT brain biopsy, investigated alternative medical therapy for brain meningloma in dogs and cats and most recently, developed and tested the first artificial disc implantation for the canine cervical spine geared towards curing Wobbler’s Syndrome. Currently, he continues to conduct research on artificial cervical disc implantation in dogs affected by Disc Associated Wobbler Syndrome.
Massimo Baroni, DVM, Dipl ECVN
Degree in Veterinary Medicine with Honours in 1987. From 1993 to 1995 attended a non Conforming Residency Program in Neurology at the University of Berne, institute of Animal Neurology, and obtained the Diplomate status in Veterinary Neurology (ECVN) in Liege (Belgium) in September 1995. Presently he is responsible for the Neurology referral service at Valdinievole Veterinary Clinic, Pistoia, Italy. Past-president of the European Society of Veterinary Neurology(ESVN), President of the Italian Society of Veterinary Neurology (SINVET). Past President of The Italian Society for Companion Animal (SCIVAC). Author of publications concerning small animal neurology, he presented more than one hundred neurology lectures at national and international meetings. Special interests: Advanced Neuroimaging, Neurosurgery.
Nicola Boari
Ronaldo Da Costa, DVM, MSc, PhD, Dipl ACVIM (Neurology)
Ronaldo C. da Costa is an Associate Professor and Service Head of Neurology and Neurosurgery at The Ohio State University in the US. He obtained his DMV degree in 1995 in Brazil. He worked a year in private practice and then enter a Master program in Veterinary Surgery in Brazil. He completed a combined Residency/PhD program at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph in Canada in 2006, same year that he achieved board certification by the ACVIM in the specialty of Neurology. He has received 27 awards throughout his academic career, including 6 teaching awards. He has also authored multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts and contributed to several authoritative textbooks such as the Ettinger and Feldman, and the Tobias and Johnston. He was the Guest Editor of a Veterinary Clinics of North America on Spinal Diseases published in 2010, and is the co-editor of the upcoming edition of the Dewey and da Costa, A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology, 3rd Edition.
Steven De Decker, DVM, Dipl. ECVN
Steven graduated in 2005 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University in Belgium. After graduation, he performed there a Rotating Internship followed by a PhD about disk-associated cervical spondylomyelopathy. Between 2010 and 2013, he completed a Residency in Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. After becoming a board-certified specialist, he stayed at the Royal Veterinary College and is now Head of Service of the Neurology and Neurosurgery team. Although he is interested in all aspects of veterinary neurology, most of his research and publications focus on spinal disorders and neurosurgery. Steven has more than 70 publications in international scientific journals and presented most of his work at international conferences. He enjoys teaching and is therefore regularly involved in continuous professional development (CPD) events around the world.
Frank Steffen, DVM, Dipl ECVN
Dr. Steffen completed his residency in neurology at the University of Bern and is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Neurology since 1995. After several employments in private practice and visiting neurologist in academic institutions, he is head of the section of neurology at the Vet-Suisse faculty of the University of Zurich. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and completed his habilitation thesis on degenerative lumbosacral stenosis in dogs. His main research interest focuses on diseases of the spine and spinal cord including surgical procedures and regenerative strategies in intervertebral disc disease.
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UNAWAY Hotel Bologna San lazzaro
Via Palazzetti, 1/n
40068 San Lazzaro di Savena BO

Tel: +39 051 4997411
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