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Deep Brain Stimulation for movement disorders

Date: 16-20 September 2013 (CEE only)   Venue: Pécs, Hungary


This training program will be organized under the auspices of ECMT.

Course will be in English language and is exclusively for delegates from Central Eastern European countries.




Dr. Balás

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Course Director
Heaf of Functional neurosurgical department, University of Pécs, Hungary

Course description

This 5 day interactive and practical training course is on Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders. The course will introduce and demonstrate in a live setting all aspects of the clinical work-flow related to neurostimulation techniques for deep brain stimulation management. The training is designed in the way to provide both solid theoretical knowledge and clinical practice on deep brain stimulation. It will mainly focus on patient selection, implantation techniques of the different devices used and patient management, including advanced programming and troubleshooting techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in the implantation procedure and follow-up of patients in the normal clinical environment. Participants are encouraged to bring cases from their own practice to discuss and consult interesting and/or challenging situations.

Target audience

Physicians, both neurologists and neurosurgeons, with interest and experience in the treatment of movement disorders, who desire to learn the practical aspects of the use of Neuromodulation Therapies for Parkinson’s disease, Essential tremor and dystonia.

Learning objectives

Information will follow soon.