2016 Final Program




Opening and presentation COME COLL

Francesco Cerritelli


Presenting NACE Belgium

Patrick van Dun


Session  1 - Neonatology

Moderator :
Allesandro Accorsi


A multicenter, randomized, controlled trial of osteopathic manipulative treatment on preterms

Francesco Cerritelli


Long-term consequences of premature birth

Filip Cools


Q & A



 Coffee Break - Poster Presentation


Session 2 - Cardiovascular

Moderator :
Alessio Iacopini


Effects of Osteopathic Treatment on Pulmonary Function and Chronic Thoracic Pain after Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery (OstinCaRe-study): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Gert Roncada


(Impaired) quality of life in cardiac patients.

 Frank Vandereyt 
 11.25 Primo Vascular System: A Unique Biological System Shifting a Medical Paradigm. Jörgen Quaghebeur


Q & A

  Oral presentations from abstract submissions Moderator :
Patrick van Dun


Osteopathic treatment in recurrent respiratory disorders in children with Down syndrome. Pisa - Italy

 Veronica Hurtado


Pressure columns inside the abdomen and visceral dynamics (visceral slide). Quaregnon - Belgium

 Georges Finet


Using the template for intervention description and replication (TIDieR) as a tool for improving the design and reporting of manual therapy interventions. Barcelona - Spain

Gerard Alvarez 


 Q & A



Lunch – Poster Presentation


Session 3 - Communicating about osteopathy: all facts, no fiction

Moderator :
Dirk Segers


Keynote Lecture

Why should society pay for osteopathic care? The Health Economic Value of Osteopathy (HEVO Project)

Lieven Annemans


Q & A



Preparedness and Satisfaction in Students: the PreSS Project

Emanuele Luciani


Osteopath Practitioners Estimates and RAtes (OPERA): census studies across Europe

Patrick van Dun


Q & A



Coffee Break - Poster Presentation


Session 4 - Beyond structure and function: perception, awareness and the sense of the self

Moderator :
Gert Roncada


Role of osteopathic care in emotional processing and regulation in chronic pain sufferers

Jorge Esteves


Chronic pain, often so much more than a disease …

Stefaan Goossens


Exploring the effects of mindfulness informed osteopathy for patients with chronic pain

Hilary Abbey


Q & A



Closing ceremony


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