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ANT-DBS for Epilepsy Basic Adults in Tampere

Date: 6-7 November 2018   Venue: Tampere, Finland

This training program will be in English language. The agenda will be available on the website in September 2018

Prof. Peltola

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ECMT Course Director
Neurologist at Tampere University Hospital, Finland

Dr. Lehtimäki

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ECMT Course Director
Neurosurgeon at Tampere, University hospital, Finland

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


An application for accreditation will be submitted with local Finnish authorities