Modern possibilities of diagnostics and epilepsy treatment

On November 9-10, 2023, MIT participated in the annual international scientific and practical conference “Interdisciplinary Neurology” held as part of Epilepsy Awareness Month in Shymkent.

Epilepsy is one of the most widespread neurological diseases in the world, which affects about 50 million people. The reports of the conference participants stated that today the number of people suffering from pharmacoresistant epilepsy in Kazakhstan is 9700 people.

Thorough diagnosis is important for the treatment of the disease. As part of the section on epilepsy surgery, relevant for pharmacoresistant form, a master class on pre-surgical diagnosis of epilepsy was held using an expert class device – Electroencephalograph EEG-1200J/K NIHON KOHDEN (Japan). During the master class the peculiarities of working on the equipment, its capabilities, as well as its use for monitoring the patient’s condition after surgical treatment were demonstrated.

Section on epilepsy surgery was held under the guidance of the Head of the Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology of the International Institute of Postgraduate Education and Director of the clinic “ShashkinClinic” Shashkin Ch.S. together with the Head of the Center of Neurosurgery and Department of the National Medical and Surgical Center named after N.I. Pirogov – A.A. Zuev.

The exhibition presented solutions for surgical treatment of pharmacoresistant epilepsy from BRAINLAB (Germany). More information at the link

Let us remind you that our company has been the exclusive distributor of NIHON KOHDEN on the territory of the Republic of Kazakhstan for more than 10 years, as well as the exclusive distributor of BRAINLAB in our country.

Brainlab is an authorized distributor of Elekta, Inomed, Integra, Boston Scientfic stereotactic solutions for functional neurosurgery.