Past Activities
Deep Brain Stimulation for Movement Disorders

Course Program

Deep brain stimulation for movement disorders
Amsterdam, Netherlands | October 1, 2012
13:00 – 13:15 Registration and introduction
Rob M. A. de Bie
13.15 – 14.00 General introduction to deep brain stimulation
Jens Volkmann
14.00 – 14.15 Discussion
14.15 – 15.00 DBS for tremor
Rob M. A. de Bie
15.00 – 15.15 Discussion
15.15 – 15.30 Break
15.30 – 16.15 DBS for dystonia
Karen Østergaard
16.15 – 16.30 Discussion
16.30 – 17.45 DBS for advanced Parkinson’s disease
Patricia Limousin
17.45 – 18.00 Discussion
18.00 Adjourn
Deep brain stimulation for movement disorders
Amsterdam, Netherlands | October 2, 2012
09.00 – 09.30 Introduction to the programming of DBS systems
Jens Volkmann
09.30 – 10.15 Surgical aspects of DBS
P. Rick Schuurman
10.15 – 10.30 Discussion
10.30 – 10.45 Break
10.45 – 11.45 Postoperative management
Rob M. A. de Bie
11.45 – 12.00 Discussion
12.00 – 13.00 Small group sessions with 1-2 DBS patients to discuss:
  1. Treatment course
  2. Postoperative management problems
  3. Stimulation settings

All faculty

13.00 Adjourn

Course Directors
Rob M. A. de Bie – Academic Medical Center – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Jens Volkmann – Universitätsklinikum Würzburg – Würzburg, Germany

Course Faculty
Patricia Limousin – Sobell Department for Motor Neuroscience – London, United Kingdom
Karen Østergaard – Aarhus University Hospital – Aarhus, Denmark
P. Rick Schuurman – Academic Medical Center – Amsterdam, Netherlands