Here are the news from the Coma and Disorders of Consciousness panel for May and June, including feedback from the Virtual EAN Congress, new diagnostic and prognostic tools, personalized pain assessment methods and epidemiological data on dysphagia.
Autonomic nervous system (ANS) disorders are common and may cause severe disease burdon on patients. The ANS controls all inner organs and the skin. Malfunction of this important part of the nervous system might often cause transient loss of consciousness, heart rate and blood pressure instability, sweat gland dysfunction, gastrointestinal symptoms, sexual dysfunction, and many others. It is of utmost importance to diagnose autonomic disorders to be able to offer specific treatment recommendations.
The European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) is a society for physicians committed to improving standards of care for children with neurological problems. With more than 1,300 members, it is one of the largest groups of paediatric neurologists around the… Continue Reading
Chairs Prof. A. Toscano, Messina, Italy & Prof. B. Schoser, Munich, Germany
with 24 attendees from 14 countries.
Topic 1: Guidelines
Antonio Toscano and Benedikt Schoser gave a short overview on the EAN principles of a guideline production and… Continue Reading
In Nature Reviews Neurology (Multiple system atrophy: insights into a rare and debilitating movement disorder, 13;232-243; 2017), Florian Krismer and Gregor Wenning from Innsbruck University Hospital provide a comprehensive overview of Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) linking the current state… Continue Reading
The EAN Scientific Panel Neurogenetics met during the recent EAN congress in Amsterdam. Co-chairs Thomas Klopstock from Germany and Jean-Marc Burgunder from Switzerland welcomed the participants, with a special greeting of representatives from EFNA (Cathalijne van Doorne, vice president) and… Continue Reading
Highliths of 2017:
I. 7th European Teaching Course on Neurorehabilitation | RoNeuro Brain Days
This event is organized by the Foundation of the Society for the Study of Neuroprotection and Neuroplasticity, together with the Romanian Society of Neurology and… Continue Reading