Two ASEPA pre-congress workshops will take place on Thursday 28th June from 08:30-12:00. The first is entitled EPILEPSY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT and the second is entitled WHY AM I STILL HAVING SEIZURES? (THE PATIENT WITH CONTINUING SEIZURES).

Please note that a separate registration fee is required to attend either of these workshops; you may register here. The registration fee for 12th AOEC delegates is US$20 and it is US$40 for non-congress delegates; coffee break is included.

EPILEPSY: A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT

Chairs: Seung Bong HONG (South Korea) and Yotin CHINVARUN (Thailand)

Clinical features of different seizures types (and why it matters) – Seung Bong HONG (South Korea)

Differential diagnosis: common non-epileptic events – Yotin CHINVARUN (Thailand)

What tests are needed, if any? – Kurnia KUSUMASTUTI (Indonesia)

First seizure – when to treat and when not to treat? – Josephine CHAN (Australia)

Newly diagnosed epilepsy – providing essential education and advice – Parthasarthy SATISHCHANDRA (India)

Newly diagnosed epilepsy – factors guiding AED treatment choices – Martin BRODIE (Scotland)

 

WHY AM I STILL HAVING SEIZURES? (THE PATIENT WITH CONTINUING SEIZURES)

Chairs: Andrew BLEASEL (Australia) and Emilio PERUCCA (Italy)

Is the diagnosis correct? – Andrew BLEASEL (Australia)

Problems with AED usage and possible solutions – Emilio PERUCCA (Italy)

AED polytherapy – factors guiding selection – Steve CHUNG (USA)

Managing acute seizure exacerbations at home – Anannit VISUDTIBHAN (Thailand)

Managing a progressive underlying process – Derrick CHAN (Singapore)

Epilepsy Surgery – when to consider? – Byung-In LEE (South Korea)