SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME

STATUS EPILEPTICUS

Diagnostic challenges in epilepsy & the role of EEG

Early and prehospital management

Refractory and super refractory management

Status epilepticus Prognosis

Questions & Answers

 

CHALLENGES OF THE NEW CLASSIFICATION OF SEIZURES: EPILEPSIES AND EPILEPTIC SYNDROMES

Classification of seizures in daily practice

Epilepsies and syndromes

Controversies and Classification

Round Table: Impact of the classification

 

STRATEGIC PLAN FOR EPILEPSY PAHO  ILAE  IBE

Global Epilepsy Report

PAHO Report – Current status

WHO / PAHO Collaborating Centre in Chile: Role and achievements

WHO/PAHO Collaborating Centre in Honduras: research and Community intervention in Epilepsy

Challenges of treating epilepsy around the world

Questions & Answers

 

ADHERENCE TO TREATMENT

Psychosocial causes of nonadherence to treatment

What are the side effects of FAE’S in NONADHERENCE

Bioequivalence in Antiepileptic drugs

Health systems and adherence to the Treatment of Epilepsy

Questions & Answers

 

RISKS IN DRIVING WITH EPILEPSY

Neurophysiological studies in the risks of driving with epilepsy

Precautions that people with epilepsy must consider when handling machinery/

Impact in the quality life

Recommendations: A Latin American Proposal

Questions & Answers

 

EPILEPTIC ENCEPHALOPATHIES

Electroclinical syndromes

Causes of electro clinical syndromes in particular aetiologies

Genetic aspects and new findings in Latin America

Updated therapeutic approach

Questions & Answers

 

NEUROSTIMULATION FOR EPILEPSY

Vagal Stimulation: Challenges and achievements

How and when to use Talmic Stimulation

Subacute neocortical stimulation and its effects on epileptic activity in adults and children diagnose

with focal cortical dysplasia (CDF)

Other target areas for stimulation

Questions & Answers

ADVANCES IN THE USE OF CANNABINOIDS

Cannabinoids in the nervous system

Cannabinoids in Brazil

Cost, benefits and quality of life

Use of cannabinoids in epileptic encephalopathies

Questions & Answers

 

LATIN AMERICA  YOUNG EPILEPSY SECTION I

YES LATIN AMERICA

Neuron records during epilepsy surgery and its pathophysiology

Preventing epileptogenesis before seizures happen: Preventive treatment in acquired epilepsies.

The use of EEG video during presurgical assessment.

Pathophysiology of onset epileptic seizures in patients assessed with intracranial electrodes

 

LATIN AMERICA  YOUNG EPILEPSY SECTION II

Surgery in Epilepsy

Epileptic seizures that are confused with psychogenic seizures

Non Invasive Research for Epilepsy Surgery

Use of subacute cortical stimulation to identify the epileptogenic zone in patients who are candidates

for epilepsy surgery

Questions & Answers

 

HOW TO DEVELOP THE EPILEPSY SURGERY IN LATIN AMERICA?

Epilepsy surgery in Latin America

A clinical approach: How to boost surgery in emerging countries?

What is the way to reduce the gaps in epilepsy surgery? Experience in a surgery centre

A global overview: Proposals to develop the Epilepsy Surgery in Latin America

Questions & Answers

 

PATIENT SELECTION FOR EPILEPSY SURGERY IN PARTICULAR SITUATIONS

Evidence based protocol for patient selection for surgery and neuro modulation

Temporal Epilepsy: how to optimize presurgical evaluation

Possible causes of surgical failure

Insular Epilepsy surgery

Questions & Answers

 

CAUSES OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

New paradigms of neurocysticercosis

Herpetic encephalopathies in epileptic syndromes

Epilepsy and Zika

Diagnostic Approach of Epilepsy due to torch

Questions & Answers

 

THERAPEUTIC FAILURE IN EPILEPSY SURGERY, “WHAT CAN IT TEACH US?

How to capitalize on failures in surgical intervention?

Optimization of the use of MRI: Resistant drug epilepsy with negative resonance.

Focal or unilateral lesions, when surgery can fail?

Hemispherectomies: how to optimize the results?

Questions & Answers

 

EPILEPSY: MORTALITY AND PREVENTION

SUDEP: Neurobiological bases and prevention.

Mortality In children with epilepsy

Epidemiology of epilepsy mortality in Latin America

When and how should we talk about SUDEP to patients?

Questions & Answers

PEDIATRIC EPILEPSY

New classification of neonatal epilepsies

A new approach of Epileptic syndromes with absences seizures

The electroclinical effect of idiopathic focal epilepsy of childhood

The latest generation of new drugs

Questions & Answers

 

TRANSITION OF A PERSON WITH EPILEPSY FROM ADOLESCENCE TO ADULTHOOD

The importance of the transition

Difficulties in the transition

Transition Experience in a Latin American Centre

Epilepsy transition programmes in Latin America

Questions & Answers

 

EPILEPSY AND GENETICS  

Progressive myoclonic epilepsies: new findings, diagnosis and therapeutic aspects.

Advances in molecular diagnosis of epilepsy: application in clinic practice

Transgenic models

Structural focal epilepsies: recent genetic findings

Questions & Answers

 

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN 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

Questions & Answers

 

CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES FOR A TRANSDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE EPILEPSIES. ORIGIN,

MECHANISMS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

Contemporary Clinical view of the Epilepsies and Comorbidities.

Towards tailored surgical disruption of the epileptogenic networks. Time for neuromodulation or

minimal invasiveness?

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of the epilepsies. Evidences in preclinical models and postsurgical human tissue.

Epilepsies and neuropsychiatric comorbidities.  Networks, complexity and connectomics

Round table

 

KETOGENIC DIET  

NEUROSURGERY WORKSHOP I & II