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DBS Advanced MER in Kiel

Date: 10-11 Dec 2008   Venue: Kiel, Germany

Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein Campus

Capacity: 12 participants

Prof. Mehdorn

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ECMT Course Director
Curriculum Vitae

Course Description

This 1,5 day tutorial offers neurologists, neurophysiologists and neurosurgeons the opportunity to learn the use of MER for DBS surgery.

Target Audience

Neurosurgeons, neurophysiologists, neurologists with:
- none or limited experience with microelectrode recording in DBS
- wish to learn the theoretical and practical aspects of surgical target verification using MER and test stimulation
- interested in the use of DBS as an alternative treatment for Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor or Dystonia

Learning Objectives

At the end of this training participants will:
- Use MER for DBS surgery
- Master MER of the STN/GPI/VIM
- Use the Leadpoint for MER and stimulation
- Know the scientific value of MER and Data analysis