Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders - Milan - Course Program



Course Program

Course Directors

Prof. Alberto Albanese, MD, Milan, Italy
Dr. Angelo Franzini, MD, Milan, Italy
Dr. Francesc Valldeoriola, MD, PhD, Barcelona, Spain

Day 1
13:00-13:15 Welcome and introduction
13:15-14:00 General introduction to DBS
14:00-14:15 Discussion
14:15-15:00 DBS for tremor
15:00-15:15 Discussion
15:15-15:30 Break
15:30-16:15 DBS for dystonia
16:15-16:30 Discussion
16:30-17:15 DBS for Parkinson's disease
17:15-17:30 Discussion
17:30-18:00 Surgical procedure
18:00-18:30 Intraoperative neurophysiological monitoring
18:30-18:45 Discussion

 

Day 2
9:00-9:30 Introduction to the programming of DBS systems
9:30-9:45 Discussion
9:45-10:30 Postoperative adjustment period in advanced Parkinson's disease
10:30-10:45 Discussion
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Hardware-related complications
11:30-11:45 Discussion
11:45-12:15 DBS for other movement disorders
12:15-12:30 Discussion
12:30-13:15 Lunch
13:15-15:15 Small group sessions with 1-2 DBS patients to discuss:
  • Treatment course
  • Postoperative management problems
  • Stimulation settings
15:15-15:30 Wrap up and adjourn

 

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