COURSE I: NEUROIMAGING IN TEMPORAL LOBE EPILEPSY
Discussion of clinical cases
COURSE II: NEUROIMAGING IN EXTRA TEMPORAL
Discussion of clinical cases
COURSE III: PHARMACOLOGICAL PRINCIPLE
History of Anti-epileptic drugs
Good practices and algorithm for initial treatment
Treatment Update for refractory epilepsy
COURSE IV: INTELLECTUAL DEFICIT AND EPILEPSY
Definition and associated aetiologies
Psychiatric aspects in people with intellectual deficit and epilepsy.
Differential diagnosis of non-epileptic and epileptic events in people with intellectual deficits. Practical aspects of the treatment.
COURSE V: EEG WORKSHOP
3TH LATIN-AMERICAN WORKSHOP ON NEUROBIOLOGY OF EPILEPSY: REDISIGNING THE HYPOTHESES FOR DRUG-RESISTANT EPILEPSY
Introduction to the III Latin-American Workshop on Neurobiology of Epilepsy
Hypothesis of the intrinsic severity: What about the high frequency oscillations?
Hypothesis of the therapeutic target: going beyond the receptors.
Hypothesis of the gene variant: with or without epigenetics
Hypothesis of pharmacokinetics: the role of the blood-brain barrier
Hypothesis of the neural network: a multimodal condition
Hypothesis of transporter: central or peripheral?
Neuroinflammation: an alternative hypothesis for drug-resistant epilepsy?
Factors not considered in the study of drug-resistant epilepsy I: Age and gender
Factors not considered in the study of drug-resistant epilepsy II: Comorbid psychiatric disorders
Unconventional targets for the control of drug-resistant seizures
Brain stimulation as strategy for assessing drug resistant epilepsy
Discussion session: In search of a comprehensive hypothesis that explains the drug-resistant epilepsy
Diagnostic challenges in epilepsy & the role of EEG
Early and pre-hospital management
Refractory and super refractory
Evolution and Prognosis
CHALLENGES OF THE NEW CLASSIFICATION OF SEIZURES: EPILEPSIES AND EPILEPTIC SYNDROMES
Classification of seizures in daily practice.
Epilepsy and syndromes
Controversies and Classification
Round Table: Impact of the classification
ADHERENCE TO TREATMENT
Psycho-social causes of non-adherence to treatment
What are the side effects of FAE’S in NON-ADHERENCE
Social Networks and adherence to the Treatment of Epilepsy
Health systems and adherence to the Treatment of Epilepsy
RISKS IN DRIVING WITH EPILEPSY
Neurophysiological studies in driving.
Precautions in handling machinery in people with epilepsy
Impact on the quality of life
Recommendations: A Latin American Proposal
Particular electro-clinical syndromes guiding the aetiology
Genetic aspects and their findings in Latin America
Updated therapeutic approach
NEUROSTIMULATION FOR EPILEPSY
Other white areas for stimulation
ADVANCES IN EPILEPSY & NEW EPILEPTOLOGISTS IN THE REGION I
ADVANCES IN THE USE OF CANNABINOIDS
Cannabinoids in the nervous system
Cannabinoids in Brazil
Efficiency and quality of life.
Use of cannabinoids in epileptic encephalopathies
EPILEPSY SURGERY IN LATIN AMERICA
Situation of epilepsy surgery in Latin America
What is the way to reduce the gaps in epilepsy surgery
How to boost surgery in emerging countries
Proposals to develop in Latin America
PATIENT SELECTION FOR EPILEPSY SURGERY IN PARTICULAR SITUATIONS
Evidence-based protocol for patient selection for surgery and neuro modulation
Temporary epilepsy: how to optimize pre-surgical evaluation
Surgery treatment of Refractory Epilepsy
Insular epilepsy surgery
CAUSES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
New paradigms of neurocysticercosis.
Herpetic encephalopathies in epileptic syndromes
Epilepsy and Zika
Diagnostic Approach of Epilepsy due to torch
THERAPEUTIC FAILURE IN EPILEPSY SURGERY
How to capitalize on failures in surgical intervention
Optimization of the use of MRI: Resistant drug epilepsy with negative resonance.
Focal or hemispheric lesions, when surgery can fail?
Hemispherectomies: how to optimize the results?
EPILEPSY: MORTALITY AND PREVENTION
Mortality due to epilepsy throughout the 20th century.
Mortality in children with epilepsy.
SUDEP: Neurobiological bases and prevention.
When and how should we talk about SUDEP to patients
NEUROSURGERY WORKSHOP I& II
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY EPILEPSY
Is essential the physical activity in people with epilepsy?
How to prescribe physical activity in epilepsy: Pros and cons
Epilepsy, sport and comorbidities
Antiepileptic drugs in sports
The new classification of neonatal epilepsies
A new approach of Epileptic syndromes with absences seizures
The electro-clinical effect of idiopathic focal epilepsy of childhood.
New state of the art drugs
TRANSITION FROM PEDIATRIC TO ADULT EPILEPSY CARE
The importance of the transition
Difficulties in the transition
Transition of epilepsy care in Latin America
EPILEPSY AND GENETICS
Progressive myoclonic epilepsies: new findings, diagnosis and therapeutic aspects.
Advances in molecular diagnosis of epilepsy: application in clinic practice.
Structural focal epilepsies: recent genetic findings.