NEUROINTENSIVE CARE: Bicocca Update 2017 

Program code

Program Duration
5 Days

June 4-8th, 2018

850 euro, VAT 22% included. Registration fee for residents: 450 euro, VAT 22% included.

NEUROINTENSIVE CARE: Bicocca Update 2018 


“NeuroIntensive Care: Update 2018”, June 4-8, 2018, is aimed to improve the management of severe neurological emergencies in intensive care. The goal of this clinically-oriented week is to provide intellectual interaction with leading experts, to gather the essential information needed to treat neurological/neurosurgical patients, including traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage and intracranial hemorrhage. The school target audience includes staff doctors/residents working in ICUs, as well as neurosurgeons and neurologists. “NeuroIntensive Care: Update 2018”, is a second edition of a successful course held at Milano Bicocca University in 2017. Fostering a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach, the School provides a consistent set of basic knowledge, updated treatment strategies, clinical scenarios, including hands-on simulations, to be used during patient management. In a week period, the participants will be intensively exposed to lectures on topics ranging from basic concepts to monitoring systems and treatment strategies in traumatic and non-traumatic neuroemergencies. The practical part will cover neuroradiology interpretation, the neuromonitoring at the bedside (EEG), and hands-on transcranial Doppler and cerebral echography.

Contents Covered

  • Applied neuropathophysiology
  • Coma and altered consciousness states
  • Clinical evaluation at the bedside
  • CT scan: fundamentals in neuroemergencies
  • ICP monitoring and treatment
  • CBF and CPP monitoring and optimization
  • Brain oxygenation monitoring and treatment
  • Brain tissue biochemisty at the bedside
  • Electrophysiology essentials for the intensivist
  • How to deal with the complexity of multimodal monitoring
  • Ischemic stroke in teh ED and in ICU
  • Hypoxic-Ischemic encephalopathy in adults
  • Neuroinfectious Diseases
  • Metabolic encephalopaties
  • Neurosurgery in traumatic neuroemergencies
  • Neurosurgery in non traumatic neuroemergencies
  • TBI from pathophysiology to treatment
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage
  • Perioperative Neurosurgical Critical Care
  • Seizures/SE
  • Advanced neuroimaging
  • Neurorepair and neurorestoration
  • Long term outcome
  • Brain death and organ donation

Program Coordinator

Giuseppe Citerio

Scientific Committee

  • Giuseppe Citerio – School Coordinator University of Milano-Bicocca
  • Chiara Robba University of Cambridge a
  • Fabio Taccone University of Brussels
  • Geert Meyfroidt University of Leuven
  • Lara Prisco Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, University of Oxford
  • Mauro Oddo University of Losanna
  • Nino Stocchetti University of Milano

Application Deadline

April 16th, 2018


University of Milano-Bicocca - Monza Campus


residents in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Neurosurgery, Neurology; Specialist in Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Neurosurgery, Neurology

For further information, Contact:

For enquiries about the scientific aspects of the school, please contact Giuseppe Citerio,

For enquiries about the venue of the school, travel, accommodation, and application procedure, please contact Alessandra Cazzaniga at Fondazione Alessandro Volta, Como.

 NEUROINTENSIVE CARE: Bicocca Update 2017

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