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Parallel Session 3409

Essential Tremor: What’s Hot

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
15:00 – 17:00


In this interactive session, the faculty will discuss the history and evolution of the definition and classification of tremors and their physiopathology. The faculty will discuss the clinical differential diagnosis of essential tremor and the tools that can assist in doing it. The faculty will provide evidences on the different therapeutic options. 

Shivam Mittal, United Arab Emirates 

Assessment and Diagnosis of Essential Tremor: Pitfalls and Guides 
Daniel Martinez-Ramirez, Mexico 

The Role of the Cerebellum
Sheng-Han Kuo, USA 

Novel Treatment Options

CSPC Liaison: 
Pietro Cortelli, Italy

At the conclusion of this session, participants should be better able to:

  1. Summarize the history and evolution of the term “essential tremor” and recognize the phenotypic spectrum of essential tremor
  2. Describe the pathophysiology of tremor
  3. Discuss different therapeutic options for essential tremor including pharmacologic and surgical treatments

Recommended Audience:
Clinician, Researcher / Basic Scientist, Health Professional (non-physician), Fellow / Resident / Student

Education Level:
Intermediate/ Experienced

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