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Previous Speakers

Jens Wiltfang

Jens Wiltfang

Georg August University Gottingen Germany

Thomas Dorn

Thomas Dorn

Swiss Epilepsy Centre Switzerland

Albisua Sanchez Julio

Albisua Sanchez Julio

Universidad AutonĂ³ma de Madrid Spain

Ramel Carlos

Ramel Carlos

The Neurology Clinic USA

Celeste A de Jager

Celeste A de Jager

University of Cape Town South Africa

 Francesca Pistollato

Francesca Pistollato

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine USA

Ad Verheul

Ad Verheul

Centre De Hartenberg Netherlands

 Markku Kurkinen

Markku Kurkinen

Wayne State University USA

Epilepsy Congress 2018

About Conference


ME Conferences in conjunction with its institutional accomplices and Editorial Board Members is pleased to welcome you all to the "World Congress on Epilepsy and Treatment” going to be held at Cape Town, South Africa during September 17-18, 2018 which is focusing on the fundamental subject "Elimination of epilepsy.”

The organizing committee is preparing for an energizing and proficient gathering program including entire addresses, symposia, workshops on an assortment of points, notice introductions and different projects for members from everywhere throughout the world. We welcome you to go along with us at the Epilepsy Congress 2018, where you will make sure to have a significant involvement with researchers from all around the globe. Every one of the individuals from Epilepsy congress 2018 sorting out the board of trustees anticipates meet you at Cape Town, South Africa.

Your presence will be more encouraging to the all youthful researchers and scholars.

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WHY TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE

 

Epilepsy and Treatment 2018 gathering unites Speakers and participants and chiefs from various biotechnology and medicinal organizations, real pharmaceutical and gadget organizations, and analysts and trend-setters at the forefront of epilepsy and Central Nervous System (CNS) treatment progresses. Additionally, to make a plan with exceedingly imaginative subjects on epilepsy treatment, helpful advancement, and item improvement. Start demos, share data, go over with prominent identities, and make novel antiepileptic line and most recent indicative strategies at this exceptional occasion.

 

Targeted audience

·       Epileptologists

·       Neurologists

·       Pharmacists

·       Research Scientists

·       Anti- Epileptic Drug Industries

·       Epilepsy Associations & Foundation 

·       Professors and Students from Academia in the study of Epilepsy field.

·       Epilepsy Organizations Biopharmaceutical (drug design and discovery) companies.

 

Tracks / Sessions

 

Track1: Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a chronic disorder or a neurological disorder the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprovoked seizures. An individual analyzed with epilepsy often have the chance of two unmerited seizures (or one unprovoked seizure with the likelihood of more) that were not caused by some known and reversible therapeutic condition like liquor withdrawal or extremely low blood sugar.

The seizures in epilepsy may be related to a brain damage or a family propensity, but regularly the cause is totally obscure. The word "epilepsy" does not demonstrate anything about the cause of the person's seizures or their severity. 

Many individuals with epilepsy have more than one sort of seizure and may have other side effects of neurological issues as well. Some of the time EEG (electroencephalogram) testing, clinical history, family history, and viewpoint are comparable among a gather of individuals with epilepsy. In these circumstances, their condition can be characterized as a particular epilepsy syndrome.

Track2: Chronic Disorder

A chronic condition is a human wellbeing condition or infection that is diligent or something else long-lasting in its impacts or an illness that comes with time. The term chronic is regularly connected when the course of the illness endures for more than three months. In the medical field, a chronic condition can be distinguished from one that is intense (later in onset); furthermore, a repetitive condition can backslide over and over, with periods of reduction in between.

Track3: Neurological Disorder

Neurologic diseases and disorders treated by neurosurgeons. Neurological disorders are diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system. In other words, the brain, spinal cord, cranial nerves, peripheral nerves, nerve roots, autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and muscles.

Track4: Seizure Disorders

One of the medical conditions that are described by scenes of uncontrolled electrical action in the mind (seizures). Some seizure issue is inherited, yet others are caused by birth abandons or ecological risks, for example, lead harming. Seizure issue will probably create in patients who have another neurological issue, mental conditions, or safe framework issues. At times, uncontrolled seizures can cause cerebrum harm, brought down knowledge, and perpetual mental and physical disability. Determination is by perception, neurological examination, electroencephalogram (EEG), and now and again further developed mind imaging strategies. Treatment is normally by solution, in spite of the fact that in troublesome cases an extraordinary eating regimen or brain surgery might be attempted.

Focal Seizure with retained awareness. This kind of focal seizure was beforehand known as a basic or simple partial seizure. Focal seizures with a misfortune mindfulness. This kind of focal seizure may likewise be known as focal dyscognitive seizure (beforehand known as complex partial seizures)

Track5: Classification of Epilepsy

An individual analyzed with epilepsy often have the chance of two unmerited seizures (or one unprovoked seizure with the likelihood of more) that were not caused by some known and reversible therapeutic condition like liquor withdrawal or extremely low blood sugar. Epilepsy is classified based on its cause mainly genetic or acquired.

Track6: Epilepsy in Children

Epilepsy influences all the ages. In any case, for kids, an alternate sort of issues that can influence one's youth. Some sort of epilepsy closes after youth. A few sorts of epilepsy are identified with the states of youth that end once a youngster grows up. Around 70% of youngsters with epilepsy in their young age may turn out into the end of kid's development. There are additional seizures, for example, febrile seizures, that happen one-time in young age, and they may not bring about stable epilepsy. 

Track7: Epilepsy in Woman and Inborn

A few issues with epilepsy are particular to ladies. A Lady with epileptic seizures has close connection amongst hormones and epileptic seizures. Hormones may build the danger of seizures in a lady with epilepsy. Ladies with epilepsy likewise have brought down fruitfulness rates and will probably have

No proper menstrual cycles, hirsutism, acne, and obesity should prompt an evaluation of reproductive dysfunction. This illness is reduced by making use of a single antiepileptic drug at the low dosage which will not have more side effects and by giving preconceptional folic acid supplementation. Breastfeeding is commonly safe for women using antiepileptic medications.

Track8: Advancements in Epilepsy Diagnosis and Tests

To diagnose epilepsy condition, doctor will check the symptoms and medical history. Doctor may order several tests to diagnose epilepsy and determine the cause of seizuresElectroencephalogram (EEG) is the most understood test used as a technique for diagnosing epilepsy. An electroencephalogram (EEG) can help with indicating mind action suggestive of an expanded danger of seizures. It is suggested for epileptic seizure based on manifestations. In the determination of epilepsy, electroencephalography may help recognize the sort of seizure or disorder exhibit. In the first place, terminals that are electrodes are appended to the patients scalp with glue. It's a noninvasive, harmless test. Patient might be requested to play out a particular assignment. Now and again, the test is performed amid rest. The terminals will record the electrical action of the patients mind. Regardless of whether the patient is having a seizure or not, changes in ordinary mind wave designs are normal in epilepsy. Tests can uncover tumors and different variations from the norm that can cause seizures. 

Neurological exam medical surgeons may check person’s behaviour, motor abilities, mental function and other functions to diagnose the condition and determine the type of epilepsy that the person may have seizue.

Blood tests medical surgeons may take a blood sample to test for signs of illness, infections, genetic conditions, liver and kidney function, blood glucose levels or other damages of the body that may be associated with seizures.

 

Track9: Epilepsy Surgery

This involves removing or altering the area of the brain where the seizures start. In few cases, this can finally control seizure activity. Brain surgery for epilepsy has a high achievement rate. It might fundamentally enhance personal satisfaction. Epilepsy can change enormously starting with one individual then onto the next. 

Track10: Alternative Medicine

Generally, epilepsy cannot be cured permanently, but alternative medicine can be used to reduce seizures effectively in about 70% of cases. Of those with generalized seizures, more than 80% can be well controlled with alternative medicine which includes

Acupuncture is a type of treatment that includes embedding thin needles through an individual's skin at particular focuses on the body, to different profundities. Individuals with epilepsy are right now treated with antiepileptic sedates yet a noteworthy number of individuals keep on having seizures and numerous experience unfavorable impacts to the medications. Subsequently, there is expanding enthusiasm for elective treatments and needle therapy is one of those. This, it is asserted, can help support prosperity and may cure epilepsy seizure.

Psychological, for example, cognitive behavior therapy, relaxation therapy and bio-input and instructive intercessions have been utilized alone or in combination with the treatment of epilepsy, to lessen the seizure recurrence and enhance the personal satisfaction.

Track11: Technical Advancement in Epilepsy

Old age machines, devices, instruments have been modernized and subsequently become more easily available for use. Coupling MRI with the infusion of magnetically susceptible nanoparticles appears to even further improve our abilities to image functional regions of the brain and to better define epileptic regions. Magnetoencephalography (MEG) measures the magnetic fields produced by current flow within the brain and has been demon started to be of value in assessing seizure onset in patients with intractable focal epilepsy under evaluation for epilepsy surgery.        

Track12: Pain Management and Prevention

While numerous cases are not preventable, endeavors to decrease brain damage. Epilepsy has generally treated with day to day solution once per second seizure has happened, while in those at high hazard, pharmaceutical might be begun after the main seizure. Supporting individuals' self-administration of their condition might be valuable. In sedate safe cases, diverse administration alternatives might be taken a gander at including

Track13: Case Study on Epilepsy

Around the world, 65 million individuals have epilepsy. That incorporates around 3 million individuals in the United States, where there are 150,000 new instances of epilepsy analyzed every year. Upwards of 500 qualities may identify with epilepsy somehow. For a great many people, the danger of creating epilepsy before age 20 is around 1%. Having a parent with hereditarily connected epilepsy raises that hazard to 10 - 20%.

For individuals over age 35, a main source of epilepsy is stroke. For 6 of every 10 individuals, the reason for a seizure can't be resolved. Between 15 - 30 % of youngsters with scholarly inabilities have epilepsy. Between 30 - 70 % of individuals who have epilepsy additionally have gloom, nervousness, or both. Sudden unexplained demise influences around 1 % of individuals with epilepsy. Between 60 - 70 % of individuals with epilepsy react agreeably to the primary hostile to epilepsy tranquilize they attempt. Around 50 % can quit taking medicines following two to five years without a seizure.

33% of individuals with epilepsy have wild seizures since they haven't discovered a treatment that works. The greater part of individuals with epilepsy who don't react to pharmaceutical enhances with a ketogenic consume fewer calories. Half of the grown-ups who attempt an altered Atkins eating routine have fewer seizures.

Track14: Clinical Reports of Epilepsy

Epilepsy is a branch of medication which manages certain scatters of the sensory system. There are about more than 600 epilepsy issue. Real kinds of Epileptic ailments happen because of damage or wounds to the spinal string or cerebrum part of the brain. The physical manifestations of epileptic infections incorporate incomplete or finish loss of motion, muscle shortcoming and so on. The therapeutic claim to fame worried about the analysis and treatment of scatters of the sensory system, which incorporates the mind, the spinal rope, and the nerves. A neurologist is a specialist who represents considerable authority in treating ailments of the central nervous system (CNS), which incorporates the cerebrum and spinal rope.

 

Market Analysis

Market analysis

In the interest of world congress Conference on Epilepsy and Treatment 2018, it is awesome joy in welcoming all of you participants, members, understudies, speakers, researchers, sorting out board of trustee’s individuals, delegates from everywhere throughout the world to Cape Town, South Africa on September 17th and 18th 2018.

Epilepsy 2018 is the social affair of researchers, neurologists, speakers, educators, specialists, business agents and understudies everywhere throughout the world to take part to find the new novel therapeutics of Epilepsy, where individuals can get wanted information over Epilepsy and late developments on Epilepsy treatment. We are happy to welcome you to Epilepsy congress 2018 where you can encounter an extremely lavish data and learning on Epilepsy administration.

Epilepsy can influence a man's everyday life since it is so erratic. The confusion can influence choices extending from where individuals with the condition choose to go for a plunge, what occupation they seek after, or where they choose to live. States over the National Epilepsy Week keeps running from the 15th to the 21st of June in South Africa. Epilepsy, which is otherwise called a seizure issue, is a typical condition that influences the cerebrum and sensory system. It has been evaluated that roughly one South African in 100 will experience the ill effects of epilepsy sooner or later in their lifetime. Epilepsy impacts a huge number of individuals of all races and foundations in South Africa. Consequently, it's important for everybody to find out about this restorative condition and subsequently our arranging board has sorted out this educated meeting to make mindfulness about epilepsy and seizures among the general population all around the globe.

                                                Statistical analysis by WHO on Epilepsy worldwide

 

 

Society

USA

American Academy of Neurology(AAN), Epilepsy Foundation of Oklahoma(EFO), Epilepsy Canada(EC), International League Against Epilepsy(ILAE), American Brain Foundation(ABF), Wyoming Epilepsy Association, International Bureau for Epilepsy, Epilepsy Association of Calgary, American Brain Tumor Association, Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania, The Epilepsy Association of Nova Scotia, Epilepsy Association of Central Florida, Epilepsy Foundation Texas, National Brain Tumor Society, Epilepsy Research UK, American Epilepsy Association,  Brain Aneurysm Foundation and Brain Injury Association of America, Young Epilepsy UK Charity.

Europe

Epilepsy Alliance Europe, Epilepsy Advocacy Europe, Epilepsy society research centre Europe, Caritas Malta Association, International Society of Neuro Immunology, European Society for Neuro Pharmacology, Brain Tumor Funder's Collaborative Grants, Childhood Brain Tumor Foundation, Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, Neuropathy Association & Nevus Outreach, Brain Injury Resource Center & Brain Trauma Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation and Epilepsy Institute, National Organization on Disability and National Parkinson Foundation.

Asia Pacific and Middle East

Korean Epilepsy Society (KES), Epilepsy Association Australia, Epilepsy Society of Australia, Indian Epilepsy Association, Sun coast Epilepsy Association, Ontario Epilepsy Association, National Epilepsy Association, Japan Society of Brain Tumor Pathology, Epilepsy Foundation Philippines, Indian Epilepsy Society, Foundation for Brain Tumor Research& Information, Intractable Childhood Epilepsy Alliance and Iron Disorders Institute, Epilepsy Therapy Project and Exceptional Parent Magazine , Pediatric Brain Foundation, Parkinson's Action Network & Parkinson's Disease Foundation , Parkinson's Institute& Clinical Centre & Parkinson's Resource Organization.

Scope and importance

The meeting will be sorted out to unite specialists, scholars, chairmen, strategy creators, government officials and scientists. Patients living in country regions regularly have restricted or no entrance to authorities or medicinal administrations; accordingly, this gathering may pay a route for the neuro specialists to find that their duties are to stretch out past what they may be in a more metropolitan territory. This can reach out to private doctor's facility mind, twilight administrations, birth help and other clinical strategies.

Epilepsy influences everybody in various ways. Numerous individuals have their seizures controlled by epilepsy medications or different medicines, for example, surgery and vagus nerve incitement. In any case, a few people keep having seizures, despite the fact that they have attempted distinctive medications and different medicines. Epilepsy can majorly affect regular daily existence, prompting anomalous exercises in everyday life and most noticeably awful treatment from other individuals. This is regularly in light of the fact that other individuals don't know much about the condition. Consequently, it is obligatory to make mindfulness about epilepsy and treatment.

Why Cape Town, South Africa

 

South Africa, authoritatively the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost nation in Africa. It is limited on the south by 2,798 kilometres of coastline of Southern Africa extending along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans. South Africa is the biggest nation in Southern Africa and the 25th-biggest nation on the planet via arrive region and, with near 56 million individuals, is the world's 24th-most crowded country. South Africa is a multi-ethnic culture enveloping a wide assortment of societies, dialects, and religions. Its pluralistic cosmetics is reflected in the constitution's acknowledgment of 11 official dialects, which is among the most noteworthy number of any nation on the planet.

Cape Town is a waterfront city in South Africa. It is the second-most crowded urban zone in South Africa after Johannesburg. It is likewise the capital and primate city of the Western Cape Province. Cape Town is situated at scope 33.55° and longitude 18.25° E. Table Mountain, with its close vertical precipices and level topped summit more than 1,000 m high, and with Devil's Peak and Lion's Head on either side, together frame an emotional rugged background encasing the focal territory of Cape Town, the purported City Bowl. Cape Town has a warm Mediterranean atmosphere with mellow, reasonably wet winters and dry, warm summers like spring. The city of Cape Town has one of the largest amounts of biodiversity of any equal territory on the planet. Cape Town isn't just a prominent global traveller goal in South Africa, yet Africa all in all. Cape Point is perceived as the sensational headland toward the finish of the Cape Peninsula. Various voyagers would love to drive along Chapman's Peak Drive, a that constrained territory that connects Noordhoek with Hout Bay, for the perspectives of the Atlantic Ocean and close-by mountains.

 

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Past Conference Report

Epilepsy 2017

3rd International Conference on Epilepsy and Treatment held during August 31 and September-1, 2017 at Brussels, Belgium. We would like to extend our genuine appreciation to our Organising Committee Members and Keynote speakers who bolstered for the achievement of this occasion. All gave their enthusiastic and productive commitments at Epilepsy 2017.

All the keynote sessions, different sessions, workshops, symposium, and understudy publication introductions concentrated on the particular subject of the meeting "A discernment into dynamic investigation and demonstrative diagnostics in epilepsy". We got dynamic cooperation from splendid analysts, researchers, the scholarly world and business delegates and gifted understudies over the globe exhibiting in excess of 20 nations, which have driven this occasion into the way of accomplishment. We welcome you for sharing your chance, ability, and skill with us. We are certain that Epilepsy 2017 would not have been an awesome accomplishment without your commitment. Much thanks to you for imparting your exceptional and persuasive bits of knowledge to us.

The conference proceedings were carried out through various Scientific-sessions and plenary lectures, of which the following Speakers were highlighted as Keynote speakers:

Albisua Sanchez Julio, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain

Alberto E. Musto, Eastern Virginia Medical School, USA

Jera Kruja, University of Medicine, Tirana, Albania

Heinz Krestel, University of Bern, Switzerland

Conference Series Group offers its genuine appreciation to the prominent identities who bolstered the gathering by encouraging the exchange discussions. Conference Series likewise took benefit to congratulate the Keynote Speakers, Organizing Committee Members, Chairs and Sponsors who bolstered this occasion.

With the excellent accomplishment of Epilepsy Conference 2017, Conference Series is glad to declare the "World Congress on Epilepsy and Treatment" to be held amid September 17-18, 2018 at Cape Town, South Africa

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