1HDC11

TIME: 09:00 - 12:30
TITLE OF THE COURSE: GAIT AND BALANCE DISORDERS
CREDIT: 2 CREDITS
1- COURSE IS RECOMMENDED FOR: RESIDENT, SPECIALIST NEUROLOGIST, ACADEMICIAN
2- COURSE OBJECTIVE:
In recent years, significant improvements have been achieved in the medical treatment of spasticity. Researches indicate that these options will increase in years to come. In this session, it is planned to refresh the classical knowledge about spasticity formation mechanisms, evaluation, follow-up and treatment and discuss new developments.
3- THE SUBJECTS THAT THE COURSE ATTENDEES WILL BE INFORMED AFTER THE COURSE
Attendees are expected to be informed and acquire the skills about diagnosis, follow-up and treatment of spastic patients.
4- EXPECTATIONS FROM THE ATTENDEES: ATTENDING AS A LISTENER, SHARING EXPERIENCES, ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN DISCUSSIONS
5- COURSE PROGRAM

Title of the session: Spasticity Assessment, Follow-up and Treatment Options

Chair of the Session:
Yakup Sarıca
(Çukurova University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. Of Neurology - Retired Leccturer)

Speakers and Topics:
• Spasticity Physiopathology and Electrophysiological Assessment
Münevver Gökyiğit
(Beykent University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Babinski Reflex History, Clinical and Electrophysiology
Hilmi Uysal
(Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Relationship Between Spastic Gait Patterns and Lesions
Mehmet Karataş
(Adana Başkent University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)

10.30 -11.00 Coffee Break

Chair of the Session:
Mehmet Özmenoğlu
(Avrasya University Faculty of Health Sciences)

Speakers and Topics:
• Treatment Principles, Algorithms and Spastic Patient Follow-up
Zafer Çolakoğlu
(Ege University, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Medical treatments other than botulinum toxin
Sibel Özkaynak
(Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)
• Botulinum toxin applications
Mehmet Demirci
(Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Neurology)