Friday October 23, 2020

Interactive Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Workshop

“From the seizure semiology to Epileptogenic Zone”





Chairman: Dr. Giuseppe Gobbi (Italy)

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.  Focal seizures: how to use cortical stimulation to better understand clinical semiology (Philippe Kahane, France)

11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Coffee break

11:30 – 1:00 p.m. Hypermotor seizures (Stefano Francione, Italy)

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch



Chairman: Dr. Angelo Russo (Italy)

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Opercular-Insular Epilepsy in Childhood (Michael Duchowny, USA)

3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Versive seizures (Roberto Mai, Italy)

5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Coffee break

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Minimal Resective Surgery (Prasanna Jayakar, USA)

7:00 p.m. End of Session


Each tutor will present their lesson showing video-EEGs or high teaching materials. 

For each lesson the attendances will actively involved with the aim of making hypotheses about the location of the epileptogenic zone. An explanation of the different possible networks involved in the seizure type analyzed will be performed.

The course is designed in the format of practical training modules and it will be accredited.

Registration fee: € 200

For young attendees (under 35 years) and for the EPIPED EEG COURSE learners, it will cost 100 euros.




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