The 5th meeting of the ESNCH was held in Graz, Austria, May 21st – 23rd, 2000.
The president of the meeting was Professor K. Niederkorn. The meeting was held at the Grazer Congress Conference Center, which is situated in the heart of the old city. Although the simultaneous city fair was some competition, the attendance at the 2 tutorials and 9 scientific sessions and 2 special symposia – with 233 registered congress participants – was very good. In addition to the latest research results of the traditional topics in Neurosonology, new aspects like Neuronavigation, Neurointervention and ultrasound-enhanced Thrombolysis were reported and discussed. The hospitality of the Mayor of Graz and of the Governor of Styria resulted into well-attendand receptions as the social highlights of the Congress.