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10th meeting

tenth meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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For detail see here (Dutch) or here (French)
Flyer BASS & BSST
Registration is done via the BASS

9th meeting

Ninth meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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For detail see here
Registration is done via the BASS

8th meeting

Eight meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists


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For Friday 11 December, 2009, in Dinant,
at Hotel "Mercure Dinant, Castel de Pont à Lesse"

Scheduled parallel during the free communications of the BASS meeting, the BSST meeting is in English, French or Dutch.

09:00
Registration BASS

9:15 to 11:00
See BASS program

11:00 Welcome
Jo Tiete, President of the BSST

Session I:

11:05 - 11:35
"Scoring of Leg Movements and Arousals"
(English) Marc Willemen, UZAntwerpen

11:35 - 11:50
"Pulse Transit Time: A useful technique to asses central apneas in a routine setting"
(English) MSc Heleen Vrints, MSc Isabelle Van De Vel., UZAntwerpen

11:50 - 12:00 Discussion

12:00 - 13:15 Lunch

Session II:

13:15 - 13:45
"From nasal spray to ENT surgeon"
(English) Jo Tiete, Laboratoire de Sommeil, CHLuxembourg

13:45 - 14:15
"Manual CPAP titration: a comparision of 2 different systems"
(French) E. Cauchy, S. Morassutti, M. Giacinto, A. Volckaert, Unité de sommeil, C.H. Jolimont - La Louvière

14:15 - 14:30
"Integration of al local network for acquisition and analysis of polysomnography in a hospital network: Opportunities, Pitfalls and Future improvements"
(English) Pascal Borzée, Michel Cauberghs, Leuvens Universitair Centrum voor Slaap- en Waakstoornissen

14:30 - 14:45 Discussion

14:45 - 16:15 See BASS program

 

7th meeting

Seventh meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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Friday 17 October, 2008, Campus Etterbeek, Auditorium Q, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels
Scheduled parallel during the meeting of the BASS, BSST
meeting in English, French or Dutch.

8:30
Registration BASS

9:00 to 11:40
See BASS program

11:40
Welcome
Jo Tiete, President BSST

Session I:

11:45 - 12:15
"Technische aspecten van polysomnografisch onderzoek: Diverse calibraties"
Marc Willemen, UZAntwerpen (Dutch)

12:15 - 12:35
"Cycling Alternating Patterns: the basics"
Jo Tiete, CHLuxembourg (English)

12:35 - 12:40 Discussion

11:40 - 13:40
Lunch & Poster Viewing

Session II:

13:45 - 14:20
“OSAS bij kinderen”
Etienne Denayer, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel (Dutch/English)

14:20 - 14:40
Open discussion on new AASM scoring rules versus R&K and the RIZIV/INAMI rules for the analysis of respiration and sleep
moderator: Marc Willemen, UZAntwerpen

14:40 - 16:40
See BASS program

 

6th meeting

Sixth meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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Saturday, 20 October 2007, Antwerp in the "Elzenveld "
Scheduled parallel during the meeting of the BASS, in English or Flemish.

9u-9u15:
registration

9u15-9u20:
transfer to the BSST-location

9u20-9u25:
Welcome, Jo Tiete, CHLuxembourg

Session I:

9u25-9u50:
From CPAP to bilevel positive airway pressure and further
Marc Willemen, UZAntwerpen

9u50-10u15:
Future certification for sleep technicians in Europe
Jo Tiete, CHLuxembourg

10u15-10u30:
What sleep technicians should know about the new CPAP convention
UZAntwerpen.

Break: 10u30-10u55

10u55-11u00:
move tot the BASS-location

11u00-11u45: Sleep in Space, Viscount Dirk Frimout

Frimout

11u45-11u50:
move to the BSST-location

Session II:

11u50-12u05:
Scoring rules for sleep analysis in the new CPAP convention, Marc Willemen, UZAntwerpen

12u05-12u35:
Shift work: consequences and prevention, Evi Creemers, UZBrussel

Lunch: 12u35-13u30

13u30-16u30:
Afternoon session, see BASS program

 

5th meeting

Fifth meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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Friday, 06 october 2006, Ghent in the "Het Pand"

Sheduled during the free communications of the BASS.

Session I

09:30 - 09:35 Opening BSST meeting: Jo Tiete

09:35 - 10:00 UARS, fact or fiction : Prof. Verbraecken

10:00 - 10:20 PTT, diagnostic tool for UARS: Jo Tiete

10:20 - 10:30 Discussion

from 10:30 See BASS meeting

Session II

13:30 - 13:50
"Valkuilen bij het scoren van de ademhaling bij slaaponderzoek": Marc Willemen.

13:50 - 14:10"Eerste resultaten van de BSST enquete" : Etienne Denayer.

14:10 -14:30 Discussion

from 14:30 See BASS meeting

 

4th meeting

Fourth meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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Autumn meeting BASS together with the BSST

Friday October 07, 200, "Salons de "Waerboom" at Groot-Bijgaarden

08:00 Welcome and inscriptions (BASS & BSST)

09:00 Opening of the BSST meeting
(Jo Tiete, Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, G.D. Luxemburg)

SESSION I:

09:05 "Calibratie van een analoge ingang: vb. aansluiten van een dB-meter"
(Marc Willemen, Dominiek Vandenbril, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen.)

09:20 "Slaapregistratie bij zuigelingen en kinderen: achtergronden en valkuilen"
(Etienne Denayer, AZ-VUB Jette)

10:00 "Prevalentie en symptomatologie van slaap-gebonden ademhalingsstoornissen bij obese kinderen"
(Dr. Stijn Verhulst, Department of Pediatrics - University of Antwerp)

10:20 Coffee

10:45 - 12:30 BASS meeting:

The metabolic syndrome: from pathogenesis to treatment.
Dr. M. Giri (UZ Gent)

The OSAS and the metabolic syndrome.
Prof. A. Vgontzas (Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey PA, USA)

- Discussion.

12:30 - 14:00 Lunch

SESSION II:

14:00 "Analyzing contradictions and difficulties on patients with severe SAHS"
(Jo Tiete, Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, G.D. Luxemburg)

14:25 "MSLT: uitvoering, scoring & rapportering"
(Siegfried Janssens, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen.)

14:40 "Procentuele verdeling van de slaapstadia in functie van de leeftijd"
(Marc Willemen, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen.)

14:55 Questions

15:00 Coffee

15:15 - 16:00 BSST board meeting

 

3th meeting

Thirth meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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Autumn meeting BSST together with the BASS

for Friday, 29 october 200, Tournai - Hôtel de Ville

08:45 Welcome and inscriptions (BASS & BSST)

09:00 Opening of the BSST meeting
(Jo Tiete, Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, G.D. Luxemburg)

SESSION I
Chairperson:
Anita Bessemans, Marc Willemen

09:05 Data acquisition and video recording in standard polysomnography,
digital storage techniques and an overview of the basic parameters in the report.
(Marc Willemen, Dominiek Vandenbril, Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen.)

09:55 Comparative Study of Eleven Different Fixed CPAP-devices.
(Bessemans Anita RN, Creemers Evi RN, Troch Elie IR, De Naeyer Etienne RN, Volckaert Alain MD; Center for Sleep Disorders, Academic Hospital Free Brussels University, Belgium.)

10:10 Guidelines to CPAP & Bi-level device pressure titration in adults.
(Jo Tiete, Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, G.D. Luxemburg.)

10:35 Questions

10:45 Coffee

11:15 See BASS meeting.

13:15 Lunch

14:45 BSST board meeting

15:00 See BASS meeting.

2th meeting

Second meeting of the Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists

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Autumn meeting together with the BASS

"Sleep and profession"

Joint meeting between BASS – APBMT/ BBVA – VWVA – SSMT and BSST
Saturday October 25, 2003, auditorium Brouwer, VUB, Jette

Faculty of Medicine VUB - Aula Vandendriesche/P. Brouwer
Laarbeeklaan, 103
1090 Jette.

08:30 Welcome and inscriptions (BASS & BSST)

09:00 See BASS Meeting (Free communications)

09:30 Opening of the BSST meeting
Jo Tiete (Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, G.D. Luxemburg),
President of the BSST

09:35 Welcome address
Prof. Dr. Dirk Pevernagie (Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent, Belgium),
President of the BASS

SESSION I
Chairperson: Marc Willemen, Dirk Vangossum

09:40 Basic knowledge of scientific parameters and electronics used in sleepstudies
(Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Dominiek Vandenbril, Marc Willemen)

10:00 Sleepscoring following the rules of Rechtshaffen and Kales
(Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Siegfried Janssens, Marc Willemen)

10:20 Questions

10:30 Coffee

SESSION II
Chairperson:
Anita Bessemans, Marleen Neyens

10:45 Polysomnographic artefacts
(Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, Jo Tiete)

11:15 Polysomnografie bij bejaarden
(Academisch Ziekenhuis-VUB, Jette, Evi Creemers)

11:30 Investigation of the upper airway by measurement of the intraluminal pressures and by the forced oscillation technique during sleepstudies.
(Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen, Dr.Olivier Vanderveken)

12:00 Dental treatment with mandibular reposition appliances for OSAS patients
. (Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent, Miche De MEYER, LTH, DRS)

12:30 Questions

12:40 Lunch

13:45 See BASS meeting

17:15 BSST board meeting

1st meeting

1st Belgian Society of Sleep Technologists Meeting

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Program for Saturday, 19 october 2002, Priory of Corsendonck

09:45 See BASS Meeting

11:15 Coffee Break

11:30 Opening of the first BSST meeting
Jo Tiete (Centre Hospitalier Luxembourg, G.D. Luxemburg), President of the BSST

11:35 Welcome address
Prof. Dr. Dirk Pevernagie (Universitair Ziekenhuis Gent, Belgium), President of the BASS

11:45 The ESST, a joining place for the European sleep technologist!
Maud Verhelst (Medisch Centrum Haaglanden, Netherland), President of the ESST

SESSION I
Chairperson: Melissa Vandeputte, MCH, Ndl. & Nancy Schrauwen, UZA, Bel.

12:00 Polysomnographic analysis...Contradictions & pitfalls (presentation deleted!)
Michel Cauberghs, UZ Leuven, Bel.

12:20 Education et Encadrement du Patient Apnéique traité par Pression Positive Continue : Influence sur la Compliance au Traitement
Arlette Bertrand, C.H.U. Vésale, Bel.

12:40 Sudden infant dead: an update
Etienne Denayer, AZ-VUB, Bel.

13:00 Lunch Break

SESSION II
Chairperson: Marleen NEYENS, UZ-Gent, Be. & Monique THIJSSEN, MCH, Ndl.

13:30 Pathophysiology of Periodic Limb Movement disorder (PLMD):
activity patterns of the leg muscles

Anissa Brinkley, MCH, Ndl.

13.45 Vigilance measuring tools: MSLT, MWT and the OSLER-test
Jo Tiete, CHL, Lux.

14:00 The Significance of in between napping in the Multiple Sleep Latency Test
Maud Verhelst, MCH, Ndl.

14:45 Alpha Sleep and Fatigue
Melissa Vandeputte, MCH, Ndl.

15:00 Online sleep acquisition and surveillance at distant locations
Dirk Van Gossum, C.H.Brugmann, Be.

15:15 Coffee Break

15:45 See BASS meeting

17:00 Get-Together reception

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