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WELCOME MESSAGE

Dear Colleagues and friends.

We would like to invite you to the Deep Brain Stimulation and Spinal Cord Stimulation cadaver and programming course which will be held in Istanbul TURKEY on April 24 – 25 2020.

Neuromodulation interventions are promising approaches and the range of indications is constantly increasing. Our course will try to give a basic training about neuromodulation approaches and will try to shed light on new technologies.

The different subjects were taught by a group of eminent neurosurgeons and neurologists with extensive experience in using deep brain stimulation and spinal cord stimulation and Radio Frequency Ablation like "Kelly Foote, Kim Burchiel, Patrick Blomstedt, Patricia Limousine, Ahmed Raslan, Andrey Sitnikov and Vanessa Holanda".

It is a great pleasure and honor to have the opportunity to welcome you and these eminent names.

Participants' achievements will be as follows;

  • DBS hands on cadaver course (from start to end - frame placement, fusion, targeting and surgery.)
  • SCS and RF ablation hands on cadaver course (surgical and percutaneous electrode placement RF ablation approaches)
  • Programming hands on course for Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Programming hands on course for Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Lectures about related topics
  • Certificate

We would like to welcome you in Istanbul which is a bridge connecting two worlds the Asia and the Europe. Istanbul has a lot of excellent historical places and hosts astonishing accumulation of cultures, religions, beliefs and races. I'm sure you'll have a very good time in Istanbul not only by the course also by the social program.

We look forward to welcoming you all in Istanbul, April 24-25, 2020.

Sincerely,

Atilla YILMAZ MD

President of the Course
Assoc. Prof. of Neurosurgery, Istanbul Okan University
Head of Neuromodulation Division