Various neurological conditions discussed on Day 4

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Nov 09, 2014 22:13 IST

The 22nd annual conference of Indian Academy of Neurology (IANCON 2014) concluded at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, on Sunday.

During the event, various seminars on challenges in the diagnosis of neuromuscular diseases, on approach to various neurological conditions and sessions on epilepsy and dementia were held.
On Sunday, the renowned PGIMER clinicopathological conference was convened by Dr JS Chopra and Dr S Prabhakar.
Neurologists from all over the country presented their research work in the award paper category.

The final day of the meet started with seminars on approach to various neurological conditions.

Dr UK Misra and Dr SM Katrak deliberated on challenges facing the diagnosis of neuromuscular diseases. Concurrent sessions on epilepsy and dementia (disease of memory) were excellent academic feast for all delegates.
Dr VN Mishra, Dr Maya Thomas and Dr Bhawana Sharma deliberated on various aspects of epilepsy.
Dr Suvarna Alladi, Dr Ramshekhar Menon and Dr Robert Mathew threw light on disorders affecting memory. Eminent international neurologists like Dr Raad Shakir, president, World Federation of Neurology, Dr ShrikantMisra and Dr Kapil Sethi shared their experience of interesting neurological cases.

An interesting debate on the utility of clot lysing drug (thrombolysis) in stroke beyond the guidelines was conducted by Dr Jayanto Roy and Dr Subhash Kaul.

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