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Nov 9, 2017

10/11 Belgian Dystonia Course Workshop

Ultrasound-guided Botulinum Toxin Injections in Cervical Dystonia



Prof W. Jost, Freiburg University, Germany

Dr F. Depierreux-Hardy, CHU Liège, Belgium

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Venue: CHU Liège - Ghuysen Room - GIGA tower B34 - 5th floor


-Basics about toxins (shortly) and cervical dystonia. Dr. F. Depierreux-Lahaye
-Treating cervical dystonia: main issues. Dr. F. Depierreux-Lahaye/Prof. W. Jost
-Caput colli concept. Prof. W. Jost
-Use of ultrasound for injection guidance. Prof. W. Jost
-Other techniques for injection guidance. Dr. F. Depierreux-Lahaye

12.30-13.30h. LUNCH

Practical Cases; Botulinum Toxin injections under Ultra Sound guidance. Prof. W. Jost/ Dr. F. Depierreux-Lahaye

Professor W. Jost received his PhD of Medicine from Mainz University in 1989 and worked afterwards in the University of Saarland, Clinic for Neurology/ Psychiatry, Homburg/Saar (Professor since 2000). He moved in 1995 to the German Clinic for Diagnostics in Wiesbaden as Head of the Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Since 2013 Prof. W. Jost is Chief Physician at the Parkinson’s disease Clinic Wolfach and consultant at the University Clinic Freiburg. Prof. W. Jost has more than 230 publications in high ranked, peer reviewed journals and is author of several books i.e. Pictorial Atlas of Botulinum Toxin Injection. He is a famous speaker on (inter)national congresses and an expert in Botulinum Toxin injections under Ultrasound guidance.

Dr. F. Depierreux-Hardy is working as Neurologist in the University Hospital in Liège and dedicated half time to the hospital (inside the movement disorder clinic, with a consultation dedicated to toxins, and a consultation for dystonia and other movement disorders) and half-time as researcher. She received three certificates (DU toxins from University of Clermont-Ferrand, DU Dementia from Paris-Est University, and a certificate from Tubingen University for Transcranial Ultrasound of substantia nigra). Furthermore she followed an expert course at the Columbia University on movement disorders.