Advanced Surgical Therapies: DBS and Duodopa

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This presentation will cover the established surgical treatments for Parkinson’s disease, particularly deep brain stimulation and intestinal infusion of L-dopa/carbidopa. The inclusion criteria as well as techniques and outcomes will be discussed. Newer treatment options will also be addressed.


Dr. Alfonso Fasano graduated from the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, in 2002 and became a neurologist in 2007. In 2013 he joined the Movement Disorder Centre at Toronto Western Hospital, where he is the co-director of the surgical program for movement disorders. He is also an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto and clinician investigator at the Krembil Research Institute. He is author of more than 190 papers and book chapters. He is principal investigator of several clinical trials.

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Event Details
Date : June 12, 2018
Time : 12:00 noon EST
Contact Name : Grace Ferrari
Contact Telephone : 416-227-9700 ext. 3320; toll free 1-800-565-3000 ext. 3320
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This is a virtual event. All registered participants will receive an email with a link to view the webinar closer to the date.