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Csiba, László (HUN), MD, PhD

Department of Neurology, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary

Biography

László Csiba is Professor and Head of the Department of Neurology at the University Debrecen in Hungary.

Dr Csiba’s main research interests and activities are new experimental methods and studies on ischaemic penumbra by experimental methods (pH, ATP, glucose, NADH fluorescence), studies of cerebral haemodynamics in stroke and stroke-risk patients (diabetes, hypertension, migraine etc.) and clinipathological comparative studies in stroke patients.

Dr Csiba gained his board certification in neurology in 1980 and in psychiatry in 1985. Between 1981 and 1983 he was a visiting scientist at the Max-Planck-Institute for Neurological Research in Cologne, Germany, and between 1986 and 1987 at the Chugoku Rousai Hospital in Kure City, Japan. From February to August 1991 he worked in Toulouse, CHU Purpan, at the INSERM in France. Since 1992 he has been professor and chairman of the Department of Neurology at the University of Debrecen in Hungary.

Dr Csiba was honoured with the Award for excellence in stroke research (European Stroke Conference, Stockholm) in 1994, the 1st Prize at the European Hemodynamic Conference, München in 1996, the Széchenyi-grant of the Hungarian Government in 1997, with the TEVA-award for excellent scientific activity in 1998, and with honorary membership of the Austrian Stroke Society in 2001.

Dr Csiba was vice president of the Hungarian Stroke Society in 1993. Since 1995 he has been the president of the Neurological Advisory Board of the Ministry of Welfare, since 1997, a member of the Executive Committee of the World Federation of Neurosonology, and since 2001 a member of the Executive Committee of the European Society of Neurosonology and Hemodynamics.

Dr Csiba has authored and co-authored more than 100 articles on topics in cerebrovascular diseases in journals such as Stroke, Diabetes, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Headache, Brain Research, Lancet, and the Journal of Neuroimaging. He is author of eight book chapters, and one book on cerebrovascular diseases and stroke.

Lectures
  • Antithrombotic therapy decision making in patients with recent cerebral ischemia and a history of intracerebral hemorrhage (or the reverse)

  • Bedside differencial diagnosis of disturbance of consciousness-focus on stroke patients

  • Bedside differencial diagnosis of disturbance of consciousness-focus on stroke patients

  • Bedside differential diagnosis of disturbances of consciousness: focus on stroke patient (interactive lecture with video presentations)

  • New anticoagulant era

  • Subjective thoughts on patient-physician relations