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Saturday, August 2, 2014

Session I : Peripheral Neuropathy – Diagnostic approach
Chairpersons :

8.30 - 9.00 Pitfalls in diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy UK Mishra
9.00 – 9.30Electrodiagnostics in demyelinating neuropathies M Veerendra Kumar
9.30 – 10.10 Debate : HRUS vs Neurography in peripheral nerve B Lokesh & Mr.VSV Ram Mohan
10.10 – 10.40 How far to go in genetic testing in clinical practice Prajnya Ranganath
10.40 – 11.00 Tea break
 
 

Session II :
Chairpersons :

11.00 – 11.30Nerve biopsy – To do or not to do? Anita Mahadevan
11.30 – 12.00Skin biopsy as a diagnostic tool Claudia Sommer
12.00 – 12.30 Nodo-paranodopathy: beyond the demyelinating and
Axonal classification in anti-ganglioside
antibody-mediated neuropathies
Nobuhiro Yuki
12.30 - 1.00Case Presentation
1.00 – 1.45 Lunch
 
 

Session III :
Chairpersons :

1.45 – 2.15 Challenges in CIDP Vinay Chaudhry
2.15 – 2.45Autoimmune autonomic neuropathy Alexander Mathews
2.45 – 3.15New clinical classification and diagnostic criteria for
Guillain-Barré syndrome, Fisher syndrome and
their subtypes
Nobuhiro Yuki
3.15 – 3.35Case discussion
Tea Break 3.35 – 4.00
 
 

Session IV :
Chairpersons :

4.00 – 4.30Cryptogenic sensory polyneuropathy Muralidhar Nair
4.30 – 5.00How to choose a drug to treat Neuropathic Pain Claudia Sommer
5.00 – 5.30Channelopathies and painful neuropathy Giuseppe Lauria
5.30 - 6.00Case Discussion

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Session I :
Chairpersons :

9.00 – 9.30Novel treatments for complement-mediated
autoimmune Diseases
Nobuhiro Yuki
9.30 – 10.00Diabetic neuropathy - An update Giuseppe Lauria
10.00 – 10.30Pitfalls in diagnosis of Leprosy neuropathy
Arun B Taly
10.30 – 10.50 Tea Break
 
 

Session II:
Chairpersons :

10.50 – 11.20 Ganglionopathies Vinod Puri
11.20 – 11.50Paraneoplastic Neuropathy –
New concepts and treatment
Giuseppe Lauria
11.50 – 12.20Which treatment to choose for immune
mediated neuropathy
Vinay Chaudhry
12.20 – 12.50 Case Discussion
12.50 – 1.45 Lunch

Session III :Inflammation in PNS
Chairpersons :

1.45 – 2.15Inflammatory neuopathy - Sjogrens disease
and Sarcoid
Meena AK
2.15 – 2.45Role of Cytokines in patients with painful diseasesClaudia Sommer
2.45 – 3.15Inflammatory myopathy –Diagnostic Limitations of
histopathology
C Sundaram
Tea Break 3.15 – 3.30

Session IV :
Chairpersons :

3.30 – 4.00MMN -Current concepts and controversies in diagnosis Vinay Chaudhry
4.00 – 4.30 Motor neurone disease and its benign variants:
An Indian perspective
A Nalini
4.30 – 5.00Diagnostic limitations in inflammatory myopathies and
How to treat drug resistant dermatomyositis
Satish Khadilkar