Epidemilogy Study Of Neuromuscular Diseases


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Having provided service in the health sector trustfully for 35 years, Er-Kim İlaç supported the planning, execution and successfully completion of many clinical trials and investigations in Turkey over the importance it attaches to the development of Turkish medicine and to science.

Epidemiological studies are those where health information was, interpreted and used for improving health and decreasing the diseases. These studies in which health of the society was aimed and disease data was analyzed are very valuable at scientific level.

For the first time in Turkey, an epidemiological study is being conducted for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP) and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy (MMN), important diseases in Neurology, by the Turkish Neurology Association Neuromuscular Working Group.

In the 52nd National Neurology Congress took place between November 25 and December 01, 2106 in Antalya, a satellite symposium titled “The Retrospective Registry Study to Determine the Number of Patients with Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy and Multifocal Motor Neuropathy Consulted to 3rd and 4th Line Health Institutions in Turkey”.

In the satellite symposium under the moderation of Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali Akalın, the Head of the Turkish Neurology Association Neuromuscular Diseases Study Group, Prof. Dr. Özden Şener shared information about the content, criteria, analysis process and the latest situation of the registry study whereas Prof. Dr. Feray Karaali Savrun and Prof. Dr. Necdet Karlı performed presentations related to CIDP and MMN. While in the symposium which attracted great interest from the neurology physicians it was stated that the results of the registry study was waited excitedly, the physicians discussed their experiences, cases and the current data in diagnosis and treatment and stated that generalizing this kind of valuable studies throughout Turkey would be promising with respect to the field of Neurology and Turkish Medicine.