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

New EEG Tool to improve EEG reading

ILAE EMR introduces a new EEG tool to improve EEG reading

The ILAE-EMR region has introduced a new EEG tool for young EMR neurologists and physicians that enlists the help of international EEG experts within the EMR and elsewhere to help improve the interpretation of EEG recordings, and thus, the management of epilepsy and other neurological disorders in the region. ILAE-EMR-EEG Tool announcement

EMR educational webinars

See ILAE-EMR Events for a complete list of events in our region. Select "Show past events" to view recordings of past webinars.

ILAE EMR and ILAE Africa are offering webinars in French
ILAE EMR and ILAE Africa are offering webinars in English

Latest News

Annals of Neurology
Clinical Research

Comparative Effectiveness of Stereo-EEG versus Subdural Grids in Epilepsy Surgery

Compared to SEEG, SDE evaluations are more likely to lead to brain surgery in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, but have more surgical complications and lower probability of seizure-freedom. This comparative-effectiveness study provides the highest feasible evidence level to guide decisions on iEEG.

4 October, 2021
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Transition in Epilepsy – A survey for patients and healthcare practitioners

Transition from pediatric to Adult Healthcare System proves difficult for many youths with epilepsy and their families. There are significant difficulties in establishing and maintaining transition programs in epilepsy. The purpose of the study is to understand the patient/caregiver and healthcare professional’s perspective of transition in epilepsy and the barriers experienced.

7 September, 2021

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