Chapter Name: ILAE- Georgian Chapter
Report By: Sofia Kasradze



  1. Dugladze T., Bäurle P., Kasradze S., Lomidze G., Gzirishvili N., et all. Initiating a new national epilepsy surgery program: Experiences gathered in Georgia. Epilepsy Behav 2020;111:107259.
  2. Silagadze K., Kasradze S., Silagadze T., Lomidze G. Validation of a Georgian version of the Neurological Disorders Depression Inventory for Epilepsy (NDDI-E). Epilepsy Behav.2019;101(Pt A):106587. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2019.106587.
  3. ZhizhiashviliL.,Japaridze G., Lomidze G., Kasradze S. Effect of Levetiracetam on EEG activity and menstrual cycle regularity in women with epilepsy.Zhizhiashvili L., Japaridze G., Lomidze G., Neurophysiology 2018; Vol50 (5):382-388



  1. Kasradze S., Kashmadze K., Khasia B., Kirtava Z., Lomidze G. Development of Patients’ e-Registry and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) as Cost-Effective Management System for Epilepsy - the pilot study in Georgia. Abstracts of the 13th International Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy), 4-7 April, 2019, Madrid, Spain. Abstract # 296.
  2. Kasradze S., Kashmadze K., Khasia B., Kirtava Z., Lomidze G. From patients’ e-Registry – to Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – e-Health technologies for Epilepsy follow-up Management in Georgia. Epilepsia 2019; Vol 60 (Iss S2): P216- p125.
  3. Gogatishvili N., Tkemaladze T., Skrahina V., Kasradze S., Rolfs A. SYNGAP1-related intellectual disability with ataxia and late onset of epileptic seizures [abstract]. Mov Disord.2020; 35 (suppl1): Abstr:1251.

Existing Guidelines and Protocols (Georgian)


Summary of Activities:

Activities (2019-2020)

Conferences and meetings


  • Optimizing status epilepticus care during the COVID-19 pandemic (2020)
  • Clinically relevant Drug-Drug interaction between AEDs and medications used in the treatment of COVID-19
  • Novel Corona virus Infection and Epilepsy


Teaching courses –young physicians were trained in EU countries on








Social events


 “GLAE Lifetime Achievement Award in Epilepsy” was awarded to Prof. Emilio Perucca, Italy (2019)

 Laureates of GLAE Lifetime Achievement Awards


Future Plans:

Officer Election Date: