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2nd CYCLE : EPIPED COURSES (2021 - 2023) FULL PROGRAM





PLENARY SESSIONS (2021-2023)

DIAGNOSIS and RELATED TREATMENT STRATEGIES
  • Recognize and Treat seizures and epilepsies in neonates
  • An aetiology based approach of treatment strategies of epileptic spasms (including infantile spasms)
  • Recognize and Treat Generalized Genetic (Idiopathic) Epilepsies
  • Recognize and treat Focal genetic (idiopathic) epilepsies
  • Recognize and treat with AEDs Focal non-idiopathic (structural) Epilepsies in children: Recommendations and Guidelines
  • Recognize and treat FRONTAL LOBE Epilepsies in children (From Syndromes to Localizations)
  • Recognize and treat TEMPORAL LOBE Epilepsies in children (From Syndromes to Localizations)
  • Recognize and treat POSTERIOR CORTEX Epilepsies in children (From Syndromes to Localizations)
  • Recognize and Treat Metabolic and Progressive Myoclonic epilepsies
  • Genetics of the Epilepsies in 2020-2022
  • How genetic mutations can determine genetic counseling and our treatment choices
  • Neuroimaging of Focal Cortical Dysplasias & other malformations of cortical develoopment
  • The neuropathology of Focal Cortical Dysplasias
  • Cerebral infection or Vascular lesions and Epilepsy: when surgery is a treatment option ?
  • Hypothalamic Hamartomas: seizures, neuroimaging and treatment approaches
  • Clinically guided neuropsychological evaluation in children with epilepsy (including pre- and post-surgical)
  • Long-term epilepsy associated tumors: who should treat them and why
  • To treat or Not to Treat the EEG

 
ANTIEPILEPTIC DRUGS, DIETARY TREATMENTS, TARGETED THERAPIES
  • Antiepileptic Drugs 1: Mechanisms, interactions and spectrum of action;
  • Antiepileptic Drugs 2: Pharmacokinetics of AEDS from neonates to adolescents
  • Regulatory versus Post-marketing trials: how to read the results
  • KETOGENIC DIET: indications and state-of-the-art
  • Pre-treatment and treatment of Convulsive & Non-Convulsive Status Epilepticus in children
  • Treatment of frequent comorbidities in pediatric epilepsies (ADHD; Anxiety; Depression; psychogenic events)
  • Time to Stop (or not) AEDs following surgery
  • Contraception and AEDs; Pregnancy and AEDs; Post-partum and AEDs
  • VNS: indications, implantation and follow-up adjustments

 
WHAT A CLINICAN NEEDS TO KNOW OF SURGICAL TECHNIQUES: certainties & risks
  • Surgical approaches for the treatment of cortical dysplasias
  • Surgical techniques Lobectomy; Focal cortical resection
  • Callosotomy; Hemispherectomy; Multilobar resections

TRAINING SESSIONS (2021-2023) limited to 15 participants and 2-3 mentors (all participants rotate to all training sessions)

  • Which genetic test and how do I incorporate it in my treatment strategy
  • Combining mTOR inhibitors and antiseizure drugs
  • Anatomo-Electro-Clinical Correlations (based on clinical cases of variable semiology and aetiology)
  • FCDs and corresponding EEG patterns: do they influencce treatment strategies
  • MRI training: which sequences when looking for what
  • Recognize and classify various histopathological substrates of pharmaco-resistant epilepsies
  • Recognize and classify together with your neuropathologist epileptogenic tumors
  • What you always wanted to know about rational AED combinations but were afraid to ask a pharlmacologist
  • Treatment choices for neonatal seizures and epilepsies
  • Treatment of IGEs (which AED associations; aggravating AEDs; Pregnancy issues)
  • Using STEROIDS for the treatment of Infantile Spasms, LKS, LGS, Other
  • Treatment options is rare lesional epilepsies/ Tuberous Sclerosis; Sturge-Weber;
  • Ketogenic follow-up for the clinician (instauration and follow-up)
  • Identifying and Treating Autoimmune Epilepsies
  • Treating syndromes and epilepsies presenting with mixed types of seizures (Dravet; LGS;)
  • How to rationalize AED treatment in children and adolescents with genetic epilepsy syndromes and generalized seizures only





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COURSE SECRETARIAT- ANT CONGRES
Epiped-course@ant-congres.com
+33 (0) 4 67 10 92 23

EPIPED COURSE on Treatment Strategies in Paediatric Epilepsies is an educational activity of the European Reference Network EpiCARE in partnership with the Paediatric Epilepsy Department of the University Hospitals of Lyon, France (HCL) and the Sant Joan de Déu, Barcelona, Spain, Research Foundation (FSJD)
 
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