Clinical Neurophysiology
Clinical Neurophysiology

p001      Cognitive Dysfunction in children with benign childhood epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes:  An Event Related EEG Desynchronization and Synchronization Study

Mostafa Elkholy1, Hanan Hosny1, Mona Nada2, Neveen Elfayoumy2, Asmaa Ebraheim2

1Faculty of Medicine, Beni Suef University, Giza, Egypt, 2Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

p002      Latency to the first epileptiform activity in the EEG of epileptic patients

Reda Badry

Assiut University Hospital, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Assiut, Egypt

p003      Electroencephalography in juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

Fatma Laatar, Amina Gargouri Berrechid, Istabrak Abdelkefi, Imen Kacem, Amina Nasri, Mouna Ben Djebara, Riadh Gouider

Neurology department, UR 12 SP21, Razi Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia


p005      Memory dysfunction in epileptic individuals: A proof of concept in Zebrafish model

Mohmad Farooq Shaikh

Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia, Bandar Sunway, Malaysia

p006      Psychiatric comorbidity in patients with two prototypes of focal versus generalized epilepsy syndromes

Imen Kacem, Fatma Laatar, Istabrak Abdelkefi, Youssef Sidhom, Mouna Ben Djebara, Amina Gargouri Berrechid, Riadh Gouider

Neurology department, UR 12 SP21, Razi Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

p007      Predictors of early atherosclerosis in young adult epileptic patients

Nesma Abd El Moneam Mohamed

Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt

p008      Seizure‐related injuries and associated factors among persons with epilepsy at regular seizure follow up clinics in Ethiopia

Yared Mamushet Yifru1, Samson Yaregal2, Adamu Addissie1

1Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2University of Gondar, Gondar, Ethiopia

p009      Study of Prevalence of Epilepsy and Its Consequences as a Co-Morbidity in Children with Learning Disabilities

Alpana Kondekar, Surbhi Rathi, Santosh Kondekar, Mounika Reddy

Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India

Drug Therapy

p010      Drug and Substance Abuse in Refractory Epilepsy

Raafat Abomandour, Maha Hazem

Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

p011      Role of Oxidative Stress, Neuroprotective Heat Shock Protein 70 and Connexin 43 in Pentylenetetrazole-induced Seizures in Rats: Possible Protective Effect of Ferulic Acid

Abdelaziz M. Hussein1, Khaled M. Abbas1, Osama A Abulseoud2

1Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, 2Chemistry and Drug Metabolism, IRP, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health, Biomedical Research Center, Baltimore, USA


p012      The long-term prognosis of newly diagnosed epilepsy in Egypt: A retrospective cohort study from an epilepsy center in Greater Cairo

Ayman Ashmawi1, Hassan Hosny2, Ahmed Abdelalim2, Elisa Bianchi3, Ettore Beghi3

1Epiclue Epilepsy Clinic, Cairo, Egypt, 2Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, 3Istituto Mario Negri, Milano, Italy

p013      Sleep generalized tonic clonic seizures in generalized genetic epilepsies

Ayman Ashmawi1, Hassan Hosny2

1Epiclue Epilepsy Clinic, Cairo, Egypt, 2Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Epilepsy Surgery

p014      Challenges facing epilepsy surgery in Egypt. Past and current practice

Salah Hamada, Ahmed Darweesh

Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt


p015      Atypical pyridoxine dependent epilepsy resulting from a new homozygous missense mutation, in ALDH7A1

Zahraa Haidar

Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon

p016      Frontal lobe epilepsy, a genetic view

Nasim Tabrizi

Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran


p017      Is interictal EEG activity linked to psychiatric disorders in temporal lobe epilepsy?

Saloua Mrabet1, Amina Gargouri1, Imen Kacem2, Istabrak Abdelkefi1, Youssef Sidhom1, Amina Nasri1, Mouna Ben Djebara1, Riadh Gouider1

1Neurorology Department, UR12SP21, Razi Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia, 2Neurology Department, UR12SP2, Razi Hospital, Tunis, Tunsia

p018      Clinical, electroencephalographic and therapeutic features of the frontal lobe epilepsy

Jihen Ketata, Amina Gargouri Berrechid, Imen Kacem, Fedia Jardak, Istabrak Abdelkefi, Amina Nasri, Mouna Ben Djebara, Riadh Gouider

Neurology Department, UR 12 SP21, Razi Hospital, Tunis, Tunisia

p019      The Ongoing Challenges Meeting People With Epilepsy (PWE) and Their Treating Physicians In Developing Countries

Tahir Obeid

University of Medical Sciences and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan

p020      Juvenile myoclonic epilepsy in Morocco: Experience of Marrakesh third level hospital

Mustapha Chaqda, Nawal Adali, Najib Kissani

Neurology Department, University Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakech, Morocco

p021      Hemi convulsion- hemiplegia – epilepsy syndrome (HHE)

Kadiri Soukaina, Traoré Abdoulaye M, Kissani Najib

Neurology Department University Hospital of Marrakesh, Marrakesh, Morocco,

p022      Evaluation of cognitive functions and diffusion tensor imaging in patients with juvenile myoclonic epilepsy

Iman el Banhawy, Nermeen Adel

Neurology Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

p023      Epilepsia and Fahr syndrome revealing hypoparathyroidism and celiac disease: A case report

Latifa Berrhoute, Nissrine Louhab, Najib Kissani

Mohamed VI University Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

p024      Reflex epilepsy in third level hospital Marrakech Morocco

Hafida ElMouden, Najib Kissani

University Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakesh, Morocco

Paediatric Epileptology

p025      Eyelid myoclonia with absences: an underdiagnosed epileptic syndrome?

Imad Yassin Saadeldin

Medeor 24×7 Hospital, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

p026      Particularities of epileptic spasms in non syndromic mitochondrial disorders

Nesrine Amara1, Chahnez Triki1, Emna Ellouz1, Fatma Kammoun1, Hela Zouari2, Kaouther Masmoudi2

1Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia, 2Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

p027      Epileptic Encephalopathies with myoclonic-astatic seizures in infancy

Khadija Sonda Moalla1, Fatma Kamoun1, Hela Zouari2, Emna Ellouze1, Chahnez Charfi Triki1

1Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia, 2Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

p028      Myoclonic absences: a misdiagnosed seizure type

Thouraya Mguidich, Fatma Kammoun, Emna Ellouz, Chahnez Triki

Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

p029      The childhood absence epilepsy:  about 75 cases

Meriem El Mellakh, Najib Kissani, Nissrine Louhab

Department of Neurology, CHU Mohamed VI, Marrakech, Morocco

Social Issues / Nursing

p030      Transferable creative ideas for income generating projects

Nahida El Assi

Association of Care of Epileptic People in Lebanon, Sidon, Lebanon

Status Epilepticus

p031      Clinical Manifestation of Convulsive Status Epilepticus: a Study of 136 cases in Indonesia

Machlusil Husna, Shahdevi Nandar K, Risma Karlina, Siti Nurlaela

Medical Faculty Brawijaya University, Malang, Indonesia

p032      Status epilepticus: Experience of Marrakesh third level hospital; about 121 cases.

Soukaina Kadiri, Nawal Adali, Najib Kissani

Neurology Department, University Hospital Mohammed VI, Marrakesh, Morocco