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ITB therapy for spasticity, how to manage the patients in Leuven

Date: 13-14 January 2017   Venue: Leuven, Belgium

This training program will be in English language.

Prof. Dr. Theys

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Tom Theys is working as a Neurosurgeon at the University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium. His main clinical interests are in f...
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Course Description

This course is designed to support the transfer of knowledge and experience which are essential to meet the quality standards required by this therapy. It includes not only a theoretical training but also discussions and cases review. The course program will cover an overview of spasticity and its clinical management, patient selection for ITB therapy, screening test and pump implantation and refill procedure, therapy optimization and maintenance.

Target Audience

Specialists (neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, rehab physicians, neurologists…) involved in the advanced treatment of spasticity with Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy.

Learning objectives

At the end of this training participants will:

  • understand the patient selection criteria for advanced management of spasticity with intrathecal drug delivery systems
  • understand the use of Intrathecal Drug Delivery

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Accreditation

This training program was granted 8 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Event code: 15037.