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DBS for OCD Advanced Adults in Leuven

Date: 14-15 April 2011   Venue: Leuven, Belgium

This training was granted 12 European CME credits with UEMS/EACCME
 

Prof. Nuttin

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ECMT Course Director
CERTIFICATES AND SCIENTIFIC TITLES
- Medical Doctor with great distinction. Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 19...
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Prof. Gabriëls

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ECMT Course Director
Loes Gabriëls is Professor in Psychiatry at the university of Leuven and holds a degree in Masters of Sciences in Engin...
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Course Description

These 2 day tutorials offers stereotactic neurosurgeons and psychiatrists the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the application of DBS for the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
The tutorials combine theoretical learning and hands-on experience.

Target Audience

Stereotactic neurosurgeons with at least 2 or more years of experience and psychiatrists with:
- Interest in the use of DBS as an alternative treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Wish to learn the practical aspects of the therapy
- Interest to improve and expand their knowledge on implant techniques

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Treat OCD according to the Current treatment options for OCD
- Select patients for DBS according to the psychiatric and neurosurgical selection criteria
- Master neuroimaging and neuroanatomy
- Implant and program neurostimulator
- Manage post-implant patients
- Evaluate acute postsurgical patients 

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