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National Scientific Conference «Neurology. Epilepsy. Comorbidity from 0 to 100-II»

On March 1-2, 2024, the National Scientific Conference «Neurology. Epilepsy. Comorbidity from 0 to 100-II» took place in Omsk. The speakers at the event were leading Russian neurosurgeons, neurologists, epileptologists, neurophysiologists from different regions of Russia. The high relevance of the discussed issues, the authority of scientists who shared the results of their research with the professional community attracted about two hundred listeners.
On their welcoming words, members of the program committee and representatives of the OSMU Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, including Postgraduate Training Courses – Olga I. SHESTAKOVA, Valery I. LARKIN, and Anton A. BORT, noted the importance of the reviewed issues and the high social relevance of the discussed pathology. The aim of the Conference was to obtain up-to-date knowledge in neurology, find out more about the latest methods of diagnosis, including genetic testing, treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of neurological diseases in both the older generation and children and adolescents.
The speakers from OSMU were Professor Valery I. LARKIN, MD, PhD, Head of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, including Postgraduate Training Courses with a report «Innovations in the Treatment of Pediatric Brain Tumors», and Associate Professors of the above mentioned Department: Olga I. SHESTAKOVA, MD, PhD with a report «Challenges in clinical decision-making: how, when and which anticonvulsants to use?», Anton A. BORT, MD, PhD who told about the  state and prospects of elective and emergency neurological care for the adult population of the Omsk Region, Igor I. LARKIN, MD, PhD who enlarged upon features of pediatric traumatic brain injury, and Igor N. STEPANOV, MD, PhD with a lecture on the seizure remission in a comorbid patient with epilepsy. In addition, Denis I. MOROZ, PhD student of the Epidemiology Department, made a report on the problems of diagnosing migraines in children.
Experts and guests noted the high level of organization of such a significant scientific event, the high interest of the participants in the opinion exchange, during which specialists improved their professional competence as neurologists. The Conference gave the participants the opportunity to properly use their existing knowledge for more accurate and timely diagnosis of socially significant neurological diseases, neuromuscular diseases, epilepsy, and apply the acquired knowledge for timely and effective treatment and rehabilitation of patients using the latest technologies.