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5208 Plenary Session

Controversies in Movement Disorders

Thursday, August 31, 2023
10:30 - 11:30

In this session the faculty will discuss current evidence, as well as knowledge gaps and limitations in controversial topics in Movement Disorders.

Steven Frucht, USA
Maria Stamelou, Greece

Bilateral Lesioning Surgery is Safe in Parkinson’s Disease
(YES): Maria Rodriguez-Oroz, Spain
(NO): Elena Moro, France

Genotyping Makes No Difference to Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
(YES): Alastair Noyce, United Kingdom
(NO): Jonathan Carr, South Africa

CSPC Liaisons:
Maria Stamelou, Greece

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

  1. Explain current knowledge and gaps in applying bilateral lesioning surgery in Parkinson’s disease
  2. Identify current opportunities and limitations of a worldwide Parkinson’s disease genotyping

Recommended Audience: Clinician, Researcher / Basic Scientist, Fellow / Resident / Student

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


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