Quito Child Neurology Symposium 2017

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Quito Child Neurology Symposium 2017
Date
June 2017
Country
City
Type of meeting
Collaboration
Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Neurología Pediátrica y Pediatría (Pediatric and Pediatric Neurology Society of Ecuador) , International Child Neurology Association (ICNA), Child Neurology Society (CNS)
Host / Organizer
Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Neurología Pediátrica y Pediatría, Filial Pichincha

First regional symposium organized by ICNA-CNS – Ecuadorian Pediatric Association. Pichincha branch.

Participants:

Total: 230 participants

Type of audience:

Pediatric neurologists, Pediatricians, Neurosurgeons, Medical Students, Government Personnel

Panel of speakers and speaker affiliations:

Hugo Arroyo, M.D.

Honorific Professor, Pediatric Hospital JP Garrahan
Director Pediatric Neurology, faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires
Head Pediatric Neurology Department, Hospital de Pediatría Prof. Dr. Juan P Garrahan 2002-20016

Karen Skjei, M.D.

Director Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Norton Children’s Hospital
School of Medicine, University of Louisville
Pediatric Neurology Division

Alcy Torres, M.D.

Director International Program, Boston Medical Center
Boston University School of Medicine
Pediatric Neurology Division

Jorge Vidaurre M.D.

Chair International Affairs Committee, Child Neurology Society
Director Pediatric Clinical Neurophysiology Program
Director EEG laboratory
Nationwide Children’s Hospital – The Ohio State University

Topics covered:

Hugo Arroyo M.D.

Cefaleas en Pediatría. Cuando reconocer signos de alarma
Pediatric headaches. Recognizing red flags
Migraña en niños
Pediatric Migraine
Cuándo el pediatra debe pensar en accidente cerebrovascular?
When the Pediatrician should think about CVA?
Trastornos del habla. Retraso en lenguaje
Speech disorders

Karen Skjei M.D.

Nueva terminología de ILAE para clasificación de convulsiones y epilepsias
New ILAE epilepsy classification of the epilepsies
Síndromes epilépticos en Pediatría
Epilepsy syndromes in Pediatrics
Manejo de la primera convulsión. Tratar o no tratar
First seizure. To treat or not to treat
Cuando descontinuar medicamentos anticonvulsivos?
When to stop AEDs?

Alcy Torrres M.D.

Convulsiones neonatales (Neonatal seizures)

Encefalitis autoinmune. (Autoimmune encephalitis)

Encefalopatía hipóxico-isquémica en el neonato. Énfasis en neuroimagen. (Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Neuroimaging)

Meningitis - encefalitis. Patógenos más frecuentes. (Meningitis – encephalitis. Most frequent etiology)

Jorge Vidaurre M.D.

Encefalopatías epilépticas (Epileptic Encephalopathies)

Manejo de Status Epiléptico. ¿Qué hay de nuevo? (Status Epilepticus treatment. What is new?)

Autismo. ¿Qué hay de nuevo? (Autism update)

Déficit atencional y de hiperactividad. (Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)

The meeting consisted mainly of didactic lectures. The lectures were delivered in a practical format with use of videos in order to facilitate training. The team had the opportunity to visit two hospitals and evaluate difficult clinical cases, as requested by members of the Ecuadorian Pediatric Neurology Association.

The Ecuadorian Society of Pediatric and Pediatric Neurology provided: Excellent accommodation facilities at Swissotel Company, Very appropriate conference rooms with good audio-visual equipment. Size of the room suitable for a large audience, Meals during the meeting, complimentary coffee and snacks for audience, in addition to meals, complimentary water during meeting, transportation from and to the airport for all speakers

Organizers from Pediatric and Pediatric Neurology Ecuadorian Society were great hosts to the CNS-ICNA team.

Outcomes

  • The objectives of the symposium were met. Audience was extremely knowledgeable and participative
  • The Ecuadorian Pediatric society perceived the talks as very useful and provided very positive feedback
  • Talks were presented in a practical format. Multiple videos were showed for teaching purposes.

Future Plans

The Pediatric and Pediatric Neurology of Ecuador requested to continue with organization of future educational meetings in a long term and systematic fashion.

Local society also suggested organizing workshops focused in specific disorders to provide training in topics such as EEG, headaches, etc.

Official Scientific Program:

JORNADAS DE ACTUALIZACION EN NEUROPEDIATRIA. JUNIO 2017.
Sede: Hotel Swissotel
Viernes, 9 de junio del 2017
Coordinador Dr. Nicolás Espinosa/Dra. Joanna Acebo

MAÑANA. Bloque A

08:00 – 08:45 Inscripción.

08:45 – 09:00 Apertura - Inauguración. Dr. Marcelo Román Ecuador. Dr. Jorge Vidaurre, EE UU

09:00 – 09:45 Nueva terminología de ILAE para clasificación de convulsiones y epilepsias. Dr. Karen Skjei. EEUU

09:45 – 10:30 Convulsiones neonatales. Dr. Alcy Torres EEUU-Ecuador

10:30 – 10:45 RECESO

10:45 – 11:30 Encefalopatías epilépticas. Dr. Jorge Vidaurre. EEUU.

11:30 – 12:00 Síndromes epilépticos en Pediatría. Dr. Karen Skjei. EEUU

12:00 a 13:00 BOX LUNCH

TARDE Bloque B

Coordinador Dr. Pablo Villamar / Dr. Marcelo Román

13:00 – 13:45 Cefaleas en Pediatría. Cuando reconocer signos de alarma. Dr. Hugo Arroyo Argentina

13:45 – 14:30 Dieta cetogénica para el tratamiento de epilepsia. Dr. Nicolás Espinosa C. Ecuador.

14:30 – 15:15 Manejo de la primera convulsión. Tratar o no tratar. Dr. Karen Skjei. EEUU

15:15– 15:30 RECESO

15:30– 16:15 Manejo de Status Epiléptico. ¿Qué hay de nuevo? Dr. Jorge Vidaurre. EEUU

16:15 – 17:00 Cuando descontinuar medicamentos anticonvulsivos. Dr. Karen Skjei. EEUU

17:00 a 17:45 Migraña en niños. Dr. Hugo Arroyo. Argentina

18:00 - 19:30 SESIÓN INAUGURAL

Sábado, 10 de junio del 2017

MAÑANA Bloque C

Coordinador Dr. Denis López / Dr. Marco Paredes

09:00 – 09:45 Encefalitis autoinmune. Dr. Alcy Torres EEUU- Ecuador

09:45 – 10:30 Cuándo el pediatra debe pensar en accidente cerebrovascular? Dr. Hugo Arroyo. Argentina

10:30 – 10:45 RECESO

10:45– 11:30 Encefalopatía hipóxico-isquémica en el neonato. Énfasis en neuroimagen. Dr. Alcy Torres EEUU-Ecuador.

11:30 – 12: 00 Abordaje clínico de los trastornos del neurodesarrollo. Dr. Denis López. Ecuador.

12:00- 13:00 RECESO

TARDE Bloque D

Coordinador: Nicolás Espinosa y Dra. Joanna Acebo

13:00 – 13:45 Trastornos del habla. Retraso en lenguaje. Dr. Hugo Arroyo Argentina

13:45 – 14:30 Autismo. ¿Qué hay de nuevo? Dr. Jorge Vidaurre. EEUU

14:30 – 15:00 RECESO

15:00 – 15: 45 Déficit atencional y de hiperactividad. Dr. Jorge Vidaurre. EEUU

15:45 – 16:30 Meningitis - encefalitis. Patógenos más frecuentes. Dr. Alcy Torres. EEUU- Ecuador 16:30 Clausura

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