It is our pleasure to announce that Istanbul, the city where two continents meets, will be the host of the "International Neuroimplantation Conference" on January 22-23, 2010. This will be the first event particularly focusing on neurostimulation and neuroimplantation. During the conference, recent developments and improvements in neuroimplants, optimal parameters for safe and effective neurostimulation therapy, vagus nerve stimulation for the management of refractory epilepsy, chronic depression and Alzheimer’s disease, spinal cord stimulation to control chronic pain, deep brain stimulation for the management of Parkinson’s disease and dystonia, phrenic nerve stimulation for diaphragm pacing in breathing disabilities, and cochlear implants in heavy hearing disorders are going to be presented.
The conference will also include a series of special workshops; vagus nerve stimulator implantation, spinal cord stimulator implantation and phrenic nerve stimulator implantation courses. Hence, the conference will be a great opportunity for neurosurgeons, neurologists, anesthesiologists pain management experts, ENT surgeons, orthopedists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, biomedical engineers, and all interested scientists.
The conference will be held at The Point Barbaros Istanbul, a brand new five-star hotel located in the centre of the city near the Boshporous Bridges. Guests attending the conference will also be accommodated at The Point Barbaros Istanbul. In addition to scientific seminars, a wide range of social programs including city tours and visits to historical places will be available. For further details about the congress, please visit our website www. incturkey.org
Let’s meet in Istanbul.
| Dr. Metin Tulgar |
| Dr. Erdal Kalkan |