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IANCON 2018 

Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium, Science College Campus, Raipur,  28 September 2018 -30 September 2018


Conferences
Time Management for Neurologists
Dr (Prof) Man Mohan Mehndiratta, New Delhi, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
 Time management is essential for a productive and balanced life. Using time management principles helps improve the quality-of-life for an individual by s ...MORE
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Multiple Sclerosis-Changing Treatment Paradigm with Newer Therapies
Dr Bassem I Y Beirut, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
   Early pathological events in multiple sclerosis (MS) - Axonal transection is irreversible and most abundant in the region of inflammation.Early sup ...MORE
422 Views
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Current Scenario of Healthcare Resources in India
Prof Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
Total number of registered Allopathic doctors is 1,041,395 (up to 2017). ...MORE
428 Views
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A Dialogue with Dr Dinesh Nayak
Dr Dinesh Nayak, HOD and Director of Neurology, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
What is the reco­mmended dosage of lacosamide? ...MORE
411 Views
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In Conversation with Dr Vinit Suri
Dr Vinit Suri, Consultant Neurologist Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
What are the advantages and disadvantages of dabigatran in the indications approved? ...MORE
424 Views
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Role of Rosuvastatin in Prevention of Stroke
Dr U Meenakshisundaram Senior Consultant (Neurology), Chennai, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
Statins are known to be effective in primary and secondary prevention of stroke. ...MORE
455 Views
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Cervicogenic Headache: Does it Exist?
Dr Sumit Singh, Gurugram, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Yes, it does exist.Cervicogenic headache - Pain confined to, or originating in the cervical region. It may radiate to the other side or the head or the shoulder ...MORE
413 Views
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Autoimmune Encephalopathies
Dr Sarosh Irani, UK, 06 October 2018
#Neurology
There are several, often clinically-distinctive, features associated with the autoimmune encephalopathies.The movement disorder associated with N-methyl-d-aspar ...MORE
418 Views
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Secondary Causes of Peripheral Demyelination
Dr Tapas Kumar Banerjee, Kolkata, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
The causes of secondary demyelinating neuropathy include paraproteinemia related disorders, lymphoma ...MORE
403 Views
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Health Management for Neurologists
Dr Pravar Passi Indore, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Doctors are ignoring their own health. The burn out, depression and suicide rate amongst doctors continues to rise.In the last decade or so, the complexity of m ...MORE
440 Views
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Therapeutics - Goals, Current and Emerging Therapy in Multiple Sclerosis
Dr Nishita Singh, New Delhi, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Among clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) patients, conversion rates to clinically definite multiple sclerosis (CDMS) ...MORE
1669 Views
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Development of Neurology Services in the Sultanate of Oman
Dr Abdullah Al-Asmi, Oman, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
The College of Medical and Health Sciences Sultan Qaboos University ...MORE
421 Views
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Neurological Services within a Free Public Healthcare System
Dr Harsha Gunasekara, Sri Lanka, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Public Health
Achievements and challenges of free public healthcare system (PHS): ...MORE
457 Views
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Newer Thrombolytics in Stroke Management
Dr S Meenakshi-Sundaram, Madurai, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Neurologists have only 2 children - Alteplase and tenecteplase. ...MORE
434 Views
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Blind Spots in Clinical Neurology: Challenges and Remedies
Dr Arun B Taly Bengaluru, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Diagnostic errors are common despite advancement in technology. ...MORE
414 Views
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Therapy of Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes
Dr A Nalini Bengaluru, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
 Congenital myasthenic syndromes (CMS) are potentially treatable and reversible disorders. They usually begin at birth or early childhood with ocular, bulb ...MORE
473 Views
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Pulse Steroids: New Development in Neuromuscular Disorders
Dr Birinder Singh Paul Ludhiana, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Treatment with gluco-corticosteroids is an art. ...MORE
425 Views
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Media Management for Neurologists
Dr Sudhir Shah, Ahmedabad, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Many social media tools are available for Neurologists and healthcare professionals. ...MORE
434 Views
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Pattern Recognition on Muscle Imaging in Various Myopathies
Dr Rajesh Benny, Mumbai, 06 October 2018
#Nephrology #Psychiatry
 MRI is a useful, noninvasive modality to study muscle disease.Changes on MRI are due to inflammation, fatty infiltration or SOL in the muscle.Some myopath ...MORE
468 Views
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Cervical Dystonia
Dr Hrishikesh Kumar Kolkata, 06 October 2018
#Neurology
Botulinum toxin injection is the treatment of choice for patients with cervical dystonia. ...MORE
409 Views
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Electrophysiology in Central and Peripheral Demyelinating Disorders
Dr Meena A Kanikannan, Hyderabad, 06 October 2018
#Neurology
Myelin plays a key role in transmission and conduction of nerve impulses by insulating the axons. ...MORE
417 Views
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Hot Topics - Epilepsy
Dr Manjari Tripathi New Delhi, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
The International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) announced a new classification of seizures in May 2017. ...MORE
450 Views
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Crossroads in the Practice of Neurology
Dr Sanjeev V Thomas Thiruvananthapuram, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
There have been exciting innovations in neurosciences. ...MORE
457 Views
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Can a Therapeutic Platform to Treat DMD be Extended to Other Diseases?
Dr Steve Wilton, Australia, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common and serious childhood muscle wasting. ...MORE
414 Views
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In Conversation with Dr JS Kathpal
Dr JS Kathpal Indore, 06 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
How should we manage atrial fibrillation patients presenting with acute ischemic stroke while on NOACs? ...MORE
522 Views
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Idiopathic Late Onset Cerebellar Ataxia: A Diagnosis Revisited
Dr Achal Kumar Srivastava, Meena Lanjiwar, New Delhi, 06 October 2018
#Neurology
In 1981, the term idiopathic late onset cerebellar ataxia (ILOCA) was first coined by Harding. ...MORE
403 Views
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Tete-a-tete with Prof (Dr) PA Mohammed Kunju
Prof (Dr) PA Mohammed Kunju Trivandrum, Kerala, 06 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
Can lacosamide monotherapy be used in clinical practice? ...MORE
427 Views
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Preventive Effect of Rosuvastatin in Stroke
Dr Tapas Kumar Banerjee, Kolkata, 06 October 2018
#Neurology
Statins are the guideline therapy for primary and secondary stroke prevention. ...MORE
440 Views
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Botulinum A Toxin in Post-stroke Upper Limb Spasticity
Dr Nirmal Surya, Mumbai, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Botulinum toxin A (BTXA) is a useful tool to reduce the focal spasticity in upper limb following stroke. Advantages of BTXA are that it can be used with other t ...MORE
417 Views
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Ayushman Bharat Rolled Out Across the Country
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Public Health
Honble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, launched the Ayushman Bharat Scheme, officially known as the ...MORE
413 Views
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Rabies Encephalitis - Lucknow Experience
Dr Neeraj Kumar Lucknow, 08 October 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Neurology
 Rabies is a preventable neurotropic infection. Rabies infection can occur from many wild and pet animals. Most cases occur in Asia and Africa, especially ...MORE
424 Views
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Deciphering Epileptogenic and Functional Zones Using Stereo EEG
Dr Dinesh Nayak Chennai, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Neurology
 Cortical electrical stimulation is the most reliable form of localizing cerebral functions including language, motor, sensory and visual. Bipolar electric ...MORE
463 Views
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Current Management Strategies in MSA
Dr Hrishikesh Kumar, Kolkata, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Obstetrics and Gynecology
Like other atypical Parkinsonism, multiple system atrophy (MSA) has remained generally unresponsive to treatment. ...MORE
406 Views
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The Role of Vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis
Dr Bassem I Yamout Beirut, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
There is a strong association between serum vitamin D levels and the risk of multiple sclerosis ...MORE
519 Views
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Prevention of Stroke
Prof Subhash Kaul, Secunderabad, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Risk factors for stroke - Nonmodifiable: Age, race, sex, low birth weight, genetic factors; Modifiable: High BP, abnormal lipid profile, diabetes, smoking, atri ...MORE
461 Views
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Invasive Biopsy in Neurology: Neurosurgical Expertise
Dr Sumit Thakar, Bengaluru, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Invasive biopsy in Neurology must be carefully planned with multidisciplinary input. ...MORE
508 Views
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Rehabilitation of Reading and Writing Deficits after Brain Damage
Dr Gopee Krishnan, Manipal, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
In the years to come, with rising literacy and technological proliferation, the clients ability to read/write has the ...MORE
439 Views
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Breaking Bad News
Dr Roop Gursahani, Mumbai, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Communication skills are learnable and Neurologists need these skills in various situations: Delivering the diagnosis of an ‘incurable’ or life-limi ...MORE
486 Views
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Blocks, Injections and Neuromodulation in Refractory Migraine
Dr Alok Tyagi, UK, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
 Onabotulinum toxin A is the standard of care for chronic migraine. Although nerve-blocks are used extensively in migraine and with good effect but there i ...MORE
516 Views
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First Among Equals: Art of Choosing the First add-on in Epilepsy
Dr Param S Kharbanda, Chandigarh, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Factors that underline the search for add-on AEDs: Suboptimal efficacy, and side effect profile. ...MORE
423 Views
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Extent of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis on MRV: Correlation with Clinical and MRI Findings
Dr VK Singh, Dr J Kalita, Dr UK Misra, Lucknow, 08 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) has been reported to be a rare ...MORE
463 Views
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Validation of BATMAN Score in Posterior Circulation Stroke: A Study from Tertiary Care Hospital
Dr Suresh I, Dr Muralidhar Reddy Y, Telangana, 08 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
Posterior circulation stroke accounts for 20-25% of all ischemic strokes. ...MORE
406 Views
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Nipah Virus Encephalitis
Dr Jayakrishnan Chellenton, Kerala, 08 October 2018
#Infectious Diseases #Neurology
This is a highly lethal paramyxovirus infection. Mortality rates range from 70% to 80%. Its natural reservoir is large old world fruit bat. It is transmitted by ...MORE
498 Views
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Protecting Brains Through Stroke Prevention Strategies in India
Dr Yogeshwar Kalkonde, Maharashtra, 08 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost in India. ...MORE
480 Views
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The HOW and WHY of Refractory Migraine
Dr K Ravishankar, Mumbai, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
There is no accepted/established definition for refractory migraine yet. ...MORE
433 Views
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Prevention of Dementia
Dr Suvarna Alladi, Bengaluru, 08 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
Risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease: Age; genetic factors; low education; low socioeconomic status; cardiovascular risk factors; sedentary life; malnutri ...MORE
514 Views
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Unraveling MRI-negative Epilepsies
Dr Jayanti Mani, Mumbai, 08 October 2018
#General Surgery #Neurology
Why is the lesion so important? Finding the lesion on MRI is key for successful epilepsy surgery. However, 20-40% of patients have no lesion on MRI. Localizatio ...MORE
438 Views
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Neuromyotonia - What is New?
Dr Sarosh Irani, UK, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Neuromyotonia is characterized by muscle twitching, pain, cramps, stiffness and, less commonly, autonomic features. Serological testing should be directed to le ...MORE
459 Views
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Exploratory Neurogenetics
Dr Mohammed Faruq, New Delhi, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Next generation sequencing has revolutionized the current field of neurogenetics and neurogenomics. ...MORE
486 Views
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HIV Neurology: Indian Perspectives (Our Journey Over Three Decades)
Dr P Satish Chandra, Bengaluru, 08 October 2018
#HIV AIDS #Infectious Diseases
The number of people living with HIV (PLHIV) in India was estimated to be 21.17 lakhs in ...MORE
533 Views
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Complementary Role of 99mTc-TRODAT-1 SPECT & FDG PET/CT:
Dr Rajeev Ranjan, New Delhi, 08 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Complementary Role of 99mTc-TRODAT-1 SPECT & FDG PET/CT: ...MORE
437 Views
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In Conversation with Dr Bhupendra Chaudhary
Dr Bhupendra Chaudhary Meerut, UP, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
What are the current therapeutic options and unmet medical need in epilepsy? ...MORE
447 Views
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Current Diagnosis and Treatment of Vertigo and Dizziness
Dr Michael Strupp Munich, Germany, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Vertigo and dizziness are among the most frequent symptoms with an annual incidence of 11%. ...MORE
509 Views
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A Dialogue with Dr Subhash Kaul (Senior Consultant, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad)
Dr Subhash Kaul, Hyderabad, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
What are conventional and newer anticoagulants? ...MORE
419 Views
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Improving Outcomes in Childhood Epilepsy
Prof J Helen Cross, London, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Pediatrics
 Prof Cross has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2015 for services to children with epilepsy.Early-onset epilepsy is associated with a ...MORE
457 Views
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Statins for Primary Prevention of Cerebrovascular Events
Dr L Sankaranarayanan, Chennai, 09 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
Elevated lipid levels have been linked with an increase in ischemic stroke, while low lipid levels may increase the risk of ...MORE
513 Views
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Universal Health Coverage: As I Understand It
Prof (Dr) KK Aggarwal Padma Shri Awardee, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Public Health
Universal health coverage is the need of the hour. ...MORE
479 Views
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Bilateral GON Block in Treatment of Chronic Migraine: Experience from a Multispecialty Hospital in North India
Dr Ruby Chopra, Bathinda; Prof Debashish Chowdhury, New Delhi, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Greater occipital nerve (GON) block is the most widely used peripheral nerve ...MORE
484 Views
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Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of AMT with GP in Migraine Prophylaxis: Randomized Double-blinded Double Dummy Trial
Dr Satish J Wagh, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Migraine is a chronic incapacitating neurovascular disorder. ...MORE
537 Views
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Stem Cell Therapy in Stroke: A Meta-analysis
Dr Amit Kumar, New Delhi, 09 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
There are limited therapeutic options available for the treatment of stroke, with limited time window. Pre-clinical research suggests that stem cells potentiall ...MORE
453 Views
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Differentiating CH and SLM: A Clinic Based Study from North India
Dr Amit Shankar Singh, Chandigarh; Prof Debashish Chowdhury, New Delhi, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Although migraine and cluster headache (CH) are considered 2 different ...MORE
502 Views
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Transition from Childhood to Adulthood in Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome - Cognitive and Therapeutic Outcomes
Dr Nitin K Sethi, New York, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Pediatrics
There are very few well-performed studies. Impairments are not always necessarily permanent. ...MORE
516 Views
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N-Methyl-d-Aspartate Encephalitis - Our Experience with Diagnostic Dilemmas, Clinical Features and Outcome
Dr SR Chandra, Bengaluru, 09 October 2018
#Cardiology #Neurology
A total of 29 cases were observed by the team. Surprisingly, only three were males. ...MORE
464 Views
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New-onset Unprovoked Seizures
Dr Chaturbhuj Rathore, Vadodara, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
New-onset unprovoked seizures are common with an incidence of 60/1,00,000 person-years. ...MORE
420 Views
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Hot Topics: Acute Ischemic Stroke
Dr Elavarasi A Puducherry, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Acute stroke therapy has developed hugely in 22 years since alteplase was approved.New kids on the block, like tenecteplase, are promising.Mechanical thrombecto ...MORE
524 Views
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Neurology of Sickle Cell Anemia
Prof. Vijay K Sharma, Singapore, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Sickle cell disease is one of the most common disorders of blood caused by a genetic mutation, ...MORE
540 Views
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Occurrence of Memory Dysfunction and Brain Lesions in Patients with CM
Dr Ashish Kumar Duggal, Dr GA Khwaja, Dr Meena Gupta, Dr Debashish Chowdhury, New Delhi, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Previous hospital-based studies have shown that migraineurs perform ...MORE
434 Views
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Indigenous Development of ECoG Electrodes
Dr JK Radhakrishnan Bengaluru, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Prevalence of epilepsy in India is 5.59-10 per 1,000. ...MORE
457 Views
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Immunology of Neurocysticercosis
Dr Amit Prasad Mandi, HP, 09 October 2018
#Allergy and Immunology #Neurology
Neurocysticercosis (NCC) is one of the leading causes of acquired epilepsy in India.Immunopathology of NCC is complex and not fully understood.Commercially avai ...MORE
482 Views
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Spectrum of Psychiatric Comorbidities in Adult Migraine Patients: Largest Series of 470 Patients from India
Dr Dilip Nagarwal, Dr Debashish Chowdhury, New Delhi, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Psychiatric comorbidities, especially depression and anxiety, ...MORE
518 Views
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Spinal Intramedullary Tumors & Its Mimickers: Avoiding Maslows Hammer
Dr Suresh Nair, Trivandrum, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
Differential diagnosis for intramedullary spinal lesions: ...MORE
485 Views
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Breakthrough Seizures: What we Know?
Dr Shyam K Jaiswal, Hyderabad, 09 October 2018
#Neurology #Psychiatry
The UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency defines a breakthrough seizure as the first seizure after a minimum of 12 months ...MORE
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