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ANT-DBS for Epilepsy Basic Adults in Tampere

Date: Training postponed - new dates 19-20-21 November 2013   Venue: Tampere, Finland

This training will be in English language. Preliminary agenda will be available soon.

This training program is in the process of application for European accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)

Dr. Lehtimäki

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ECMT Course Director
Neurosurgeon at Tampere, University hospital, Finland
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Prof. Peltola

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ECMT Course Director
Neurologist at Tampere University Hospital, Finland
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Course Description

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

Target Audience

Neurologists and neurosurgeons with at least 2 or more years of experience with stereotactic neurosurgery and:
- interest in the use of ANT-Deep Brain Stimulation as an alternative treatment for Epilepsy
- wish to learn the practical aspects of the therapy or improve and expand their knowledge on implant techniques

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Select patients for ANT-Deep Brain Stimulation
- Perform pre-operative planning of ANT-DBS
- Implant ANT-Deep Brain Stimulation
- Manage DBS epilepsy patients after surgery
- Evaluate post-operative outcomes
- Program ANT-Deep Brain Stimulation