2021 IWBNC E-Poster Center

Use of Cannabis Derivatives to Control Epilepsy

Presenting Author:
Dr. Tiago Laurente Gomez, MD

The etiology of seizure crises is diverse, and the Lennox-Gastaut and Dravet syndromes can be highlighted. The increasing use of cannabis derivatives has been reported for the treatment of epilepsy in pediatric and adult patients, often for the control of seizures refractory to traditional pharmacological treatment.

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Spatial Distribution of Epilepsy Cases that Required Urgent Surgical Intervention in Brazil

Presenting Author:
Dr. Bruna Leticia Silva Acacio, MD

Epilepsy affects approximately 1.9 million Brazilians1. Of this total, 30% did not receive adequate treatment, requiring other means of resolution, such as surgeries2. Our aim is to analyze the number of spatial distribution cases of epilepsy that required urgent surgery in Brazil.

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