Commission on North American Affairs
The current North American Regional Commission (NAC) was constituted in 2006, comprising English speaking North American Chapters of Canada, the United States of America, and the English speaking Caribbean (represented by Jamaica). The Mexican chapter, although geographically in North America, is a member of the Latin American Regional Commission.
Update on Minimal Standards for Electroencephalography in Canada: A Review by the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists
Abstract: Surface electroencephalogram (EEG) recording remains the gold standard for noninvasive assessment of electrical brain activity. It is the most efficient way to diagnose and classify epilepsy syndromes as well as define the localization of the epileptogenic zone. The EEG is useful for…
29 November, 2017
The European Epilepsy Brain Bank Consortium: 25 years of experience with neuropathology and epilepsy surgery in 9523 children and adults
A recent article published in the New England Journal of Medicine described histopathological findings in brain tissue obtained during epilepsy surgery in 2,623 children and 6,900 adults. The European Epilepsy Brain Bank was established at the University Hospital in Erlangen, Germany in 2006 with…
26 October, 2017
Raising awareness and education, uniting epilepsy communities and providing three days of inclusion.
L’épilepsie des enfants représente une constellation de maladies neurologiques développementales de la transmission synaptique qui a grandement bénéficié des avancées des neurosciences dans la compréhension des manifestations ictales (les crises) d’une part et interictales (les troubles associés)…
17 October, 2017
The Epilepsy Brain Bank at the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan is one of the first epilepsy-centric brain banks in Canada, and the first focused solely on adult epilepsy research. It was established by a team led by Dr José Tellez-Zenteno, Dr. Farzad Moien-Afshari, Dr. Adam…
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