ILAE-Eastern Mediterranean

Aims

  • Promote epilepsy education by organizing epilepsy courses
  • Epilepsy care and patient education
  • Translational research
  • Increase the number of chapters in the region

Coming Events

6th UAE Epilepsy Congress
26 - 27 October 2018 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
ELAE 2018 Program

Recent Events

1st Libyan Scientific Society for Epilepsy Symposium
Tripoli, Libya

Ketogenic Diet Workshop for Infants with Intractable Epilepsy (Iraq)
Report by Dr Nebal Waill

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Clinical Research

Antiepileptic drug treatment after an unprovoked first seizure: A decision analysis

Our model determined that immediate AED treatment is preferable to deferred treatment in adult first-seizure patients over a wide and clinically relevant range of variables. Furthermore, our analysis suggests that the 10-year seizure recurrence rate that justifies AED treatment (38.0%) is substantially lower than the 60% threshold used in the current definition of epilepsy.

9 October, 2018
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Neonatal Seizure Classification

The ILAE Task Force on Neonatal Seizures has created a classification for seizures in the neonate, which is intended to become the ILAE position on the classification for seizures in this age group.  As part of the approval and adoption process the League asks its members to review and comment on…

16 August, 2018
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Fellowship Announced - Application deadline July 10

The International League Against Epilepsy’s (ILAE) Commission on Eastern Mediterranean Affairs (CEMA) is pleased to announce the availability of fellowships for young epileptologist interested to engage in further training in epilepsy, including internships in epilepsy monitoring units.

18 June, 2018

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