Program of the International Congress on Preventive Medicine and Sports Medicine organized by The Medical Tennis Association
( Malta ) on behalf of the World Medical Tennis Society under the auspices of the Faculty of Medicine, The University of Malta.
October 14-21, 2006.- Hilton Hotel.
All Maltese Medical Practioners are invited.
Registration fee LM5 (possible on site)
Contact 2595 1305 - ask for louise
Sunday 15th October, 2006 – 19.30
Introductory welcome address by Professor R. Ellul Micallef – Rector Magnificus Emeritus and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Malta.
Professor of Therapeutics and Materia Medica.
Welcome Address by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malta,
Prof Godfrey Laferla -- Professor of Surgery
Welcome Address by the Director and Founder of the Medical Tennis Association (Malta ) and Organizer WMTS –Malta 2006 –
Professor Angelo J. Psaila – Professor of Medicine
Formerly Head of the Department of Medicine
Prevention of Coronary Artery disease –
Prof J.M. Cacciottolo,
Head Department of Medicine,
University of Malta.
Prevention of the Complications of Coronary artery disease –
Prof Albert Fenech,
Dept of Cardiology,
St. Luke’s Hospital Malta.
Secondary prevention after Coronary revascularization.-
Mr Alex Manche –
Senior Cardiac Surgeon, Department of Cardiology.
St Luke’s Hospital. Malta
Refreshments will be served at 19.30 and after Professor Cacciottolo’s talk,
Sports Medicine Tuesday 17th October.2006 – 19.30
Tennis e Laser
Professor Emeritus Mario Silvestrini Biavati
Universita di Genova Fac, Di Med e Chir
Head Injuries in sports –
Mr Antoine Zrinzo,
Neurosurgeon, St Luke’s Hospital. Malta
The Spine in Sporting Activities -
Mr Frederick Zammit Maempel,
Head, Department of Orthopaedics,
St Luke’s Hospital, Malta
Tennis injuries in the foot –
Dept Orthopaedic Surgery,
Sahlgren University Hospital,
Biochemical Dysfunction of the foot in Tennis
Mr Ray Bezzina
St. Luke’s Hospital, Malta
The Knee in Sporting Activities.-
Mr Ivan Esposito,
Department of Orthopaedics.St Luke’s Hospital. Malta
Session C – Wednesday 18th October, 2006 -07.30
Recent Advances in Medicine
“ The Expansion of the Vestibular Oris (EVO)-the
physiognomy of the long life. EVO is a new surgical method for sleep disorders
Susumu Mukai- PhD MD
Director of Mukai Clinic Yamato, Kanagawa, Japan
The acetylcholine theory of Alzheimer disease – implications of treatment from mild to severe dementia.
Mikael Nornholm –
Department of Geriatric Psychiatry
University of Lund, Sweden
Increased prevalence of neurodegenerative disease in non-western immigrant children; a population-based study from Oslo, Norway. Peter Stromme
Department of Paediatrics, Ulleval University Hospital,
WADA and Sports
Olympic Team (Malta) Medical Officer
Climbing Kilimanjaro for Charity and for Kicks –
Dr Kirill Micallef Stafrace. Specialist in Sports Medicine,
Malta Olympic Senior Medical Officer.
A film will be shown during this talk.
Session D –
Preventive medicine Thursday 19th October, 2006 – 19.30
Prevention of the Complications of Diabetes Mellitus –
Prof Joseph Azzopardi
Head, Diabetic Services,
Health Department. Malta.
Prevention of Malignant disease –
Prof Hans Hagberg,
Specialist in Internal Medicine and Oncology
Department of Oncology
University Hospital, Uppsala
Prevention and Early diagnosis of renal disease –
Dr Emanuel Farriuga
St Luke’s Hospital, Malta
Prevention of Infectious Disease –
Prof Lars Hagberg,
Departmnet of Infectious Diseases, Sahlgrensa University Hospital,
Preventive Medicine- Friday 20th October 07.30 -
Chronic Obstructive Airways disease –
Dr Stephen Montefort, Chest Physician, St. Luke’s Hospital, Malta
Carbon Monoxide – the Silent Killer –
Dr Martin Balzan, Chest Physician, St Luke’s Hospital. Malta
Prevention of Prematurity –
Dr Mark Formosa - Department of Obstretrics and Gynaecology, St Luke’s Hospital. Malta
Prevention and Hazards of Obesity in Childhood –
Dr Paul Soler - Department of Paediatrics, St Luke’s Hospital. Malta
Closing Comments – Prof A. J. Psaila - Congress Organizer.
An Exhibition by Pharmaceutical Firms will be present during the Conference sessions. There will also be posters prepared by Pharmacy Students, University of Malta and delegates.