2014 Practical Approach to Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders

September 19 – 21, 2014
Hilton Boston Back Bay, Boston, MA

 

Practical Approach to Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders
Overview | Agenda | Faculty | Accommodations | Registration

Friday | September 19

7:30-8:00am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:20am
Introduction: Electromyography for Clinicians | Peter Siao, MD

8:20-9:30am
Motor Nerve Conduction Studies | Peter Siao, MD

9:30-10:15am
Sensory Nerve Conduction Studies | Janice Wiesman, MD

10:15-10:30am
Coffee Break

10:30-11:15am
Needle Electromyography: Spontaneous Activities | Namita Goyal, MD

11:15-12:30pm
Needle Electromyography: Evaluation of Motor Unit Action Potentials
(Normal and Abnormal)
| Peter Siao, MD

12:30-1:45pm
Lunch Break (lunch buffet will be provided)

1:45-2:45pm
Approach to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome | Peter Siao, MD

2:45-3:45pm
Approach to Ulnar, Radial, Peroneal Neuropathy, and
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
| Johnny Salameh, MD

3:45-4:00pm
Coffee Break

4:00-5:00pm
Cervical Radiculopathy, Brachial Plexopathy, Neuralgic Amyotrophy,
Neurogenic Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
| Peter Siao, MD

5:00-6:00pm
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy and Plexopathy | Johnny Salameh, MD

6:00-7:00pm
Approach to Myopathy | Namita Goyal, MD


Saturday | September 20

7:30-8:00am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00-8:40am
Repetitive Nerve Stimulation | Peter Siao, MD

8:40-9:15am
Single Fiber EMG | Sanjeev Nandedkar, PhD

9:15-10:15am
Approach to Polyneuropathy | Peter Siao, MD

10:15-10:30am
Coffee Break

10:30-11:30am
Guillain-Barre Syndrome | Daniel L. Menkes, MD

11:30-12:30pm
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy | Howard W. Sander, MD

12:30-1:45pm
Lunch Break (lunch buffet will be provided)

1:45-2:45pm
CIDP Variants | Thomas H. Brannagan III, MD

2:45-3:15pm
CPT Coding for EMG | Daniel L. Menkes, MD

3:15-4:15pm
Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and
Ulnar Neuropathy
| Michael Cartwright, MD

4:15-4:30pm
Coffee Break

4:30-7:00pm
Live demonstration: Nerve Conduction Studies (median, ulnar, tibial, peroneal, sural, superficial peroneal, lateral femoral cutaneous, dorsal ulnar cutaneous, medial antebrachial,  lateral antebrachial, blink reflex, phrenic, repetitive nerve  stimulation studies of facial, spinal accessory, ulnar), Muscle Identification for Needle EMG, Ultrasound evaluation of median and ulnar nerves.
Thomas H. Brannagan III, MD, Michael Cartwright, MD, Namita Goyal, MD, Daniel L. Menkes, MD,
Johnny Salameh, MD,  Howard Sander, MD, Peter Siao, MD, Janice Wiesman, MD

 

Sunday | September 21

7:30-8:00am
Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00-9:00am
Clinical Uses of Botulinum Toxin | Samuel Frank, MD

9:00-10:00am
Botulinum Toxin Injection in the Treatment of Spasticity, Cervical Dystonia, and
Other Movement Disorders
| Samuel Frank, MD

10:00-10:15am
Coffee Break

10:15-12:15am
EMG Case Discussions | Thomas H. Brannagan III, MD,  Namita Goyal, MD,  Daniel L. Menkes, MD,  Johnny Salameh, MD,  Howard Sander, MD, Peter Siao, MD, Janice Wiesman, MD

12:15-12:30pm
Evaluation and Closing Remarks