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Registration is still open to attend the First International Congress on Treatment of Dystonia. The conference, taking place May 6-8 in Hannover, Germany, consists of workshops, forums and lectures for dystonia experts and caretakers.
Dystonia is a movement disorder that can be helped with deep brain stimulation. The goal of this meeting is to advance existent therapies, improve their differential use and stimulate research in new therapeutic approaches.
Early registration fees are still available for the AANS/CNS Section on Pain taking place on April 30, 2010, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The title of this year’s all-day meeting is “Complication Avoidance in the Neurosurgical Pain Patient: How to Make the Situation Better, Not Worse.”
The day’s discussions include psychological assessment of the chronic pain patient, medicolegal issues involving chronic pain patients, intrathecal infusion therapy and complications of neuromodulation.
Registration is still open for the 19th Annual Conference of the NeuroTrauma Society of India, to be held August 19-22, 2010 in Chennai, India. The conference will be hosted at the Hotel Taj Coromandel, Nungambakkam, Chennai.
The conference begins with a hands on workshop on spinal stabilisation and cranial endoscopy and live surgical demonstration.
The Fifth International Workshop in Hydrocephalus will be held on the Island of Crete, Greece on May 20-23, 2010. This scientific and social meeting, in affiliation with the International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid disorders, will have lectures on the progress and controversies in treatment of adult and pediatric hydrocephalus.
The schedule includes plenary lectures by faculty and oral and poster presentations by the participants of the workshop. A number of post-meeting excursions to visit Greek Isles and archeological treasures are also scheduled.
The Cleveland Clinic’s 6th Annual Contemporary Issues in Pituitary Disease: Case-based Management Update, presented by the Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute and The Brain Tumor and Neuro-Oncology Center, will take place April 9, 2010. The day-long program will place a heavy emphasis on case discussions to review the best strategies for evaluation and management of pituitary disorders. The speakers will share their experience from interesting and/or challenging cases that they have faced.
Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to discuss the best practices for evaluation, diagnosis and management of a variety of pituitary disorders, review common pitfalls in biochemical evaluation of patients with pituitary disorders and discuss interesting and challenging pituitary cases with participating clinicians.