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ECMT COURSE DBS FOR OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

DESCRIPTION

This two-days course offers stereotactic neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and neurologists the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the application of DBS for the treatment of obsessive- compulsive disorder.

This course is offered in partnership with European Continuous Medical Training (ECMT).

Course Directors:
Prof. Denys and Prof. Schuurman

AUDIENCE

Stereotactic neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and neurologists with an interest in the use of DBS as an alternative treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder, who wish to learn the practical aspects of the therapy and have an interest to improve and expand their knowledge on implant techniques.

OBJECTIVE

At the end of this training, participants will: 

  • Treat OCD according to the Current treatment options for OCD
  • Select patients for DBS according to the psychiatric and neurosurgical selection criteria
  • Master neuroimaging and neuroanatomy
  • Implant and programme the neurostimulator
  • Manage post-implant patients
  • Evaluate acute postsurgical patients

 

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LOCATION

AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS,

ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTRE

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FORMAT

Duration: 2 days

10 trainees

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DATES

This course is organised once per year.