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DBS Advanced Dystonia in Montpellier

Date: 13-14 September 2016   Venue: Montpellier, France

This training program will be in English language.

Prof. Coubes

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ECMT Course Director
Professor Philippe COUBES is Head of the Unit for Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery and of the Unit for Pediatric...

Course Description

These 2 day tutorials offer stereotactic neurosurgeons the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the application of DBS for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Dystonia. The tutorials combine theoretical learning and hands-on experience.

Target Audience

Neurologists and Neurosurgeons with experience in treating Parkinson’s Disease and Dystonia patients and interested in the use of DBS for the treatment of these conditions (referrers or implanters).

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Implant DBS system according to the latest guidelines
- Manage DBS patients
- Master DBS in dystonic and dyskinetic syndromes
- Position leads to maximize patient therapy benefit
- Avoid and manage post-implant complications



This training program was granted 12 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education EACCME