ESSFN Training Course A comprehensive program covering the whole field of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery

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BASIC METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS
NEUROSURGERY FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS

DAY 1 - 11 MAY 2015 BASIC SCIENCE

08:00 Introduction of the course and of the ESSFN. J. Bloch
08:05 ESSFN Historical perspective. D.Sakas

         GENERAL
08:20 How to start research. J. Bloch
08:40 How to find financial ressources. J. Bloch
09:00 How to design a project. L. Zrinzo
09:30 Ethical aspects of conducting research. A. Franzini

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

10:30 Statistics : how to read most popular stats. JF Knebel
11:30 Critical reading and discussion. JF Knebel

12:30 LUNCH

13:30 How to write a manuscript. J. Regis
14:00 How to review a manuscript. J. Bloch

 

14:30 CLINICAL RESEARCH
• Pilot study : When and how, limits
• Phase 2 studies : sampling, designs (double blind, placebo etc)
• Multi centric studies. S. Chabardes

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:00 ELEKTA Hands on
16:30 Interactive : together we write a project L. Zrinzo, K. Matthews

18:00 END OF FIRST DAY

 

DAY 2 - 12 MAY 2015 PSYCHOSURGERY

08:30 History of Psychosurgery, lessons of the past. M. Hariz
09:15 Ethical aspects of modern DBS for psychiatric conditions – WSSFN guidelines. B. Nuttin

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

10:30 Neuronal circuits involved in psychiatric problems. L. Cif
11:00 OCD: Fundamentals, clinical aspects and behavioural treatments. F. Riquier
11:30 How to define resistance in OCD and Major Depression. K. Matthews
12:00 MEDTRONIC Hands on

12:30 LUNCH

14:00 OCD: Neuroimaging in psychiatry. B. Draganski
14:30 DBS leads to better understanding of OCD. L. Mallet

15:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:00 Targets for OCD: clinical outcome. R. Schuurman & S. Chabardes
17:00 Long term results of DBS in OCD. B. Nuttin
17:30 Electrical fields: macro and micro recordings psychiatry. E. Pralong
18:00 END OF SECOND DAY

DAY 3 - 13 MAY 2015 PSYCHOSURGERY

08:00 Depression: Fundamentals, clinical aspects and neurobiology. Pharmacotherapy and ECT. JF. Mall
09:00 Targets for depression: clinical outcome. J. Guridi

10:00 COFFEE BREAK

10:30 Tourette syndrome: indications, targets and results. G. Schechtmann
11:15 Drug addiction, obesity and anorexia nervosa: DBS challenges. A. Gonçalves-Ferreira
11:45 ALPHA OMEGA Hands on 

12:15 LUNCH

13:30 Lesional surgery, the neurosurgeon perspective. J.Regis
14:00 Lesional surgery, the psychiatrist perspective. K. Matthews
14:30 BOSTON SCIENTIFIC & BRAINLAB Hands on

15:00 COFFEE BREAK

15:30 EVALUATION
16:30 END OF THE COURSE