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4th Biennial Convention of ASNA

 Thursday, 22 March 2001 (9am to 5pm) Workshops 
WORKSHOP 1 : EEG WORKSHOP 2 : MUSCLE BIOPSY
08:30- 09:00 Overview of Muscle Disorders
(W C Yee, Singapore)
09:00- 09:20 EMG in the Investigation of Muscle Disorders
(Siwaporn Chankrachang, Thailand)
09:30- 10:00 The Normal EEG, from Childhood to Adulthood
(Soto, Philippines)
09:20- 09:40 Muscle Biopsy Procedure & Laboratory Aspects
(K T Wong, Malaysia)
10:00- 10:30 Normal EEG Varients
(A A Raymond, Malaysia)
09:40- 10:30 Pathological Changes in Muscle Biopsies
(Ikuya Nonaka, Japan)
10:30- 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00- 11:30 EEG Changes in Epilepsy
(M Chee, Singapore)
11:00- 11:20 Special Investigation in Muscle Biopsy (Immunohistochemistry, Western Blot)
(W C Yee, Singapore)
11:30- 12:00 EEG - Video Monitoring
(S H Lim, Singapore)
11:20- 13:00 Live Demonstration of Muscle Tissue Sections
(W C Yee / K T Wong / I Nonaka)
12:15- 13:45 Lunch
WORKSHOP 3 : DOPPLER ULTRASONOGRAPHY WORKSHOP 4 : BOTULINUM TOXIN
14:00- 14:30 Basic Principles and its Applications
(Disya Ratanakorn, Thailand)
14:00- 14:30 Basic Principles and Pharmacology
(Micheal Barnes, UK)
14:30- 15:00 Clinical Studies and Trials
(Lawrence Wong, Hong Kong)
14:30- 15:00 Clinical Applications
(Micheal Barnes, UK)
15:00- 15:30 Afternoon Tea
15:30- 17:00 Demonstration
(S Gao, China / Ratanakom / Wong)
15:30- 17:00 Demonstration
(Micheal Barnes, UK)




 Friday, 23 March 2001 (7:30am to 6:30pm)
BREAKFAST SESSION 1 BREAKFAST SESSION 2
07:30- 08:25 Status Epilepticus
(S D Shorvon, UK and Singapore)
07:30- 08:25 Management of Myasthenia Gravis
(Rawiphan Witoonpanich, Thailand)
PLENARY LECTURE 1
08:30- 09:30 Recent Developments in the Management of Epilepsy
(S D Shorvon, UK and Singapore)
09:30- 10:15 Opening Ceremony
10:15- 10:45 Morning Tea
SYMPOSIUM 1 : EPILEPSY SYMPOSIUM 2 : STROKE
10:45- 11:15 Mesial Temporal Sclerosis - What is it?
(S D Shorvon, UK and Singapore)
10:45- 11:15 Risk Factors for Stroke - What's New?
(N Venketasubramanian, Singapore)
11:15- 11:45 Neuropathology of Epilepsy
(F Scaravilli, UK)
11:15- 11:45 Recent Developments in Stroke Imaging
(Tchoyson Lim, Singapore)
11:45- 12:15 Neuroimaging of Epilepsy
(Raymond J Dolan, UK)
11:45- 12:15 Current Management of Stroke
(G Donnan, Australia)
12:15- 12:45 Comprehensive Epilepsy Care
(M Seino, Japan)
12:15- 12:45 Intracranial Stenosis
(Lawrence Wong, Hong Kong)
12:45- 14:30 Lunch Symposium : UCB and Friday Prayers
VIDEO PRESENTATION / FREE PAPER
14:30- 15:30 Video Presentations - Epilepsy
(D R Fish, UK)
Video Presentations - Movement Disorder
(K Bhatia, UK)
15:30- 16:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00- 17:30 8 Selected Papers
19:00- 22:00 Gala Dinner & Cultural Show




 Saturday, 24 March 2001 (7:30am to 6:30pm)
BREAKFAST SESSION 3 BREAKFAST SESSION 4
07:30- 08:25 Demyelinating Diseases
(J D Pollard, Australia)
07:30- 08:25 Peripheral Neuropathy
(J Navarro, Philippines)
PLENARY LECTURE 2
08:30- 09:30 The Management of Pain
(J W Scadding, UK)
09:30- 10:00 Morning Tea
SYMPOSIUM 3 : PARKINSON'S DISEASE SYMPOSIUM 4 : CNS INFECTIONS
10:00- 10:30 Pathogenesis and Genetics of P.D.
(Y Mizuno, Japan)
10:00- 10:25 The Clinical Spectrum of HIV - Associated Neurological Diseases
(S V Tan, UK)
10:30- 11:00 Neurophysiology of P.D.
(Adrian Tan, Singapore)
10:25- 10:50 Pathology of HIV - Associated Neurological Diseases
(F Scaravilli, UK)
11:00- 11:45 Pharmacological Treatment of P.D.
(K Bhatia, UK)
10:50- 11:15 TB Meningitis
(Dede Gunawan, Indonesia)
11:45- 12:15 Deep Brain Stimulation and Surgery in P.D.
(Richard Kay, Hong Kong)
11:15- 11:45 Japanese Encephalitis
(Gouri-Devi, India)
11:45- 12:15 Nipah Encephalitis
(K T Wong, Malaysia)
12:15- 13:30 Lunch Symposium : Sanofi-Synthelabo
SYMPOSIUM 5 : DEMENTIA SYMPOSIUM 6 : NEUROLOGY IN PRACTICE
13:30- 14:30 Advances in Aetiology and Concepts
(E Storey, Australia)
13:30- 14:00 Research in Clinical Neurology
(S D Shorvon, UK and Singapore)
14:30- 14:45 Recent Drug Trials
(C Chen, Singapore)
14:00- 14:30 Bringing Clinical Trials to South East Asia
(R Teoh, Singapore)
14:45- 14:55 Prevalence Among Malays in Malaysia
(K Saroja, Malaysia)
14:30- 15:00 Basic Science Research in Neurology
(Ikuya Nonaka, Japan)
14:55- 15:05 Prevalence in Thailand
(P Boongird / W Bhokakul)
15:00- 15:45 Writing a Research Paper Report
(S D Shorvon, UK and Singapore)
15:05- 15:45 Issues Related to Management
(Le duc Hinh / S Marasigan / E Storey / K Saroja / W Bhokakul / L Sidiarto)
15:45- 16:15 Afternoon Tea
SYMPOSIUM 7 : FRONTIERS OF NEUROLOGY SYMPOSIUM 8 : NEUROLOGY IN MEDICINE
16:15- 16:45 Recent Advances in Genetics of Muscle Disorders
(Ikuya Nonaka, Japan)
16:15- 16:45 Diabetic Neuropathy
(W C Yee, Singapore)
16:45- 17:15 Brain Topography
(M Chee, Singapore)
16:45- 17:15 Neurological Complications of Radiotherapy
(Tahir Azhar, Malaysia)
17:15- 17:45 Restorative Neurology
(M C Wong, Singapore)
17:15- 17:45 Inflammatory Myopathies
(J Scadding, UK)
17:45- 18:30 Closing Ceremony

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