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Teaching Course 2301

Applying Electrophysiology in the Movement Disorders Clinic

Friday, September 16, 2022
15:00 – 17:00


In this session, the faculty will discuss electrophysiological studies that can assist clinical diagnosis of tremor, myoclonus, and dystonia disorders, and the role of electrophysiology in distinguishing between organic and functional movement disorders, with illustrative cases.

Günther Deuschl, Germany

Tremor Disorders
Pattamon Panyakaew, Thailand

Myoclonus and Dystonia
Marcondes Cavalcante França, Brazil

Functional Movement Disorders
Sterre Van Der Veen, Netherlands

CSPC Liaison:
Carolyn Sue, Australia

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

  1. Define the physiological mechanisms underlying common movement disorder phenotypes
  2. Describe how electrophysiology can assist diagnosis of tremor, myoclonus and dystonia
  3. Describe how electrophysiology can help distinguish functional from organic movement disorders

Recommended Audience:
Clinician/General Neurology, Researcher/Basis Science, Health Professional (non-physician), Fellow/Resident/Student

Education Level:
Beginner/Foundational, Intermediate/Experienced, Advanced/Expert


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