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Seminar on Management of Parkinson Disease
and Movement disorder at FJMU

LAHORE: A Seminar on Updates on Management of Parkinson Disease and Movement disorder was organized at Fatima Jinnah Medical University (FJMU) by department of Neurology. Prof. Akbar Chaudhry, Principle of Azra Naheed Medical College was the Chief Guest while Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor, Fatima Jinnah University (FJMU) was Guest of Honor.


Prof Athar Javed speaking at a seminar on updates on Management of Parkinson Disease and
Movement disorder held at FJMU recently. Sitting on the dais are Prof. Akbar Chaudhry (Chief Guest)
Prof.Khalid Masood Gondal VC FJMU, Prof. Sherin Khawar and Prof. Adnan Aslam.

The purpose of this seminar was to create awareness about Parkinson Disease. Speakers pointed out that Parkinson disease is a progressive Neuro degenerative disease causing disability and this can be effectively treated by early diagnosis and management. The overall prevalence in the world is estimated at 6.5 million at present and expected to double in the next 10 to 20 years. In Pakistan alone there are estimated to be 450,000 persons affected from this disease. DBS is a surgical procedure and patients have to be carefully selected for this treatment modality.

Prof. Khalid Masood Gondal, Vice Chancellor FJMU highlighted the positive changing made at FJMU, treatment of Patients and research culture. Dr. Muhammad Adnan Aslam, Chairman Department of Neurology talked about facilities available in department both diagnostic as well as treatment related. This seminar was very well attended. (PR) 


Symposium on Deep Brain Stimulation

KARACHI: Neurospinal & Cancer Care Institute (NCCI) organized its First International Symposium on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) at Karachi on January 6th 2018. Prof. A Sattar Hashim, Neurosurgeon at (NCCI) welcomed the guests and discussed the historical background of DBS.


Prof. A. Sattar Hashim along with Prof. Shaukat Ali, Dr. Abid Saleem, Guests from China and
others speaking at First International Symposium on Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS)
organized by Neurospinal & Cancer Care Institute at Karachi on January 6th 2018.

Dr. Zahoor Ahmed discussed Neurology of Movement Disorders. Dr. Shamim ul Haq talked about Neurosurgical Treatment of Movement Disorder at NCCI. Radio Surgical Treatment of Movement Disorders with Gamma Knife Icon was discussed by Dr. M. Abid Saleem. Prof. Wei Wang. Dr. Wang Yi and Mr. Yihua Ning from China also spoke at the occasion. Prof. Shaukat Ali presented the vote of thanks. 

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