Early Bird Registration Deadline for the ICNC has been extended toJULY 15, 2022
Lessons learned from this symposium about Tourette syndrome include comorbid disorders sometimes being more impairing than tics alone and how to avoid time-wasting and disappointed regimens. This symposium will give audience a better understanding of the development of the child brain. Changing life style may help a lot. Otherwise, deep brain stimulation may improve those refractory patients.
- Learn the whole scope of clinical manifestations of Tourette syndrome (TS), not just tics alone.
- Apply non-pharmacological and pharmacological managements appropriately, and the role of deep brain stimulation in refractory TS.
This educational session helped me to identify changes I could make in my practice related to:
- Try non-pharmacological management and appropriate medicine for children with Tourette syndrome; and deep brain stimulation perhaps another choice for refractory patients.
- Avoid many irrelevant alternatives.
Organizer: Huei-Shyong Wang, MD; Chang Gung Children’s Hospital, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Beneath the Tip of the Iceberg: Comorbidities of Tourette Syndrome
Jennifer Vermilion, MD; University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA
Non-Pharmacological Management: Anti-Boring Lifestyles for Children with Tourette Syndrome
Huei-Shyong Wang, MD
Pharmacological Therapy for Tourette Syndrome: What Medicines Can Do and Cannot Do
Yoshiko Nomura, MD PhD; Yoshiko Nomura Neurological Clinic for Children, Tokyo, Japan
Deep Brain Stimulation in Tourette Syndrome
Jonathan W. Mink, MD, PhD; University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, USA