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Pakistan Journal of Neurological Sciences
Annual Meeting 2006
Venue: Shifa International Hospital Islamabad
Organizer: Dr. Arsalan Ahmed
Co- organizer: Dr. Ali Hassan
Scientific committee: Chair; Dr. Wasay
Award committee: Chair; Proff. Tariq
Finance committee: Chair; Dr. Shaukat
12 th PSN Annual Meeting
22-23 April, 2006
Shifa International hospital, Islamabad

April 22, Saturday

8:30-1:00 Registration

9:30-10:35 Inaugural Session

9:30-9:40 Guests to be seated
9:40-9:45 Tilawat
9:45-9:50 Welcome address – Dr. Arsalan Ahmad, Chairman, Organizing Committee
9:50-10:00 Address by Prof. Muhammad Tariq – President, Pakistan Stroke Society
10:00-10:30 Address by Chief Guest
10:30-10:35 Vote of Thanks – Dr. Mohammad Wasay
10:35-11:00 High Tea/Poster Viewing

11:00-1:00 Scientific Session 1 Chair: Dr. Shaukat/ Dr.Amer Ikram

11:00-11:30 Invited lecture 1: Muhammad Saadah (UAE)- Brain death
11:30-11:45 Hazim Brohi (AKU)- Normal CMAP amplitudes in CTS
11:45-12:00 Nazish Jameel (LNH)- H reflex in C6-7 radiculopathy
12:00-12:15 Irshad Awan (PIMS)- Earthquake nerve injuries
12:15-12:30 Asiya Bano (LNH)- Pediatric EMG in tertiary care hospital
12:30-12:45 Sidra Aurangzeb (PIMS)- Acetylcholine and MG
12:45-1:00 Naveeduddin Ahmed (LNH)- Rare case of movement disorder

1:00-2:00 Prayer/Lunch Break/Poster Viewing

2:00-5:00 Scientific Session 2 Chair: Dr. Nasrullah/ Dr.Sarwar Siddiqui
2:00-2:20 Invited lecture 2: Saad Shafqat (AKU)- Epilepsy in women
2:20-2:40 Invited lecture 3: Ather Enam (AKU)-Low grade gliomas
2:40-3:00 Invited lecture 4: Ismail Khatri (Shifa)- Dementia
3:00-3:15 Mughis Sheerani (AKU)- brain death
3:15-3:30 Ali Jawaid (AKU)- Assessment of knowledge regarding ADHD
3:30-3:45 Rizwana Qureshi (LNH)- Role of neurorehab in CP child
3:45-4:00 Abdul Malik (JPMC)-MS in Pakistan; neurologist’s survey
4:00-4:15 Mazhar Badshah (PIMS)- Drug induced hepatitis
4:15-4:30 Inayatullah (Shifa)– Trigeminal neuralgia
4:30-4:45 Ather Javed (KEMU)- Posterior reversible encephalopathy
4:45-5:00 Arif Herekar (DUHS)- Prevalence of various types of headache

5:00-5:30 Prayer/Tea

5:30-7:00 PSN business meeting
7:30 Buses to leave for dinner

8:00- 10:00 Banquet Dinner

April 23, Sunday

9:00-10:40 Scientific Session 3 Chair: Maj. Gen. Naeem/Dr. Habibullah

9:00-9:20 Invited lecture 6: Musaddiq Khan (RMC)- Local experience of carotid endarterectomy
9:20-9:40 Invited lecture 7: Tanveer Haq (AKU)- Interventional neuroradiology
9:40-10:10 Invited lecture 8: Jagjit Chopra (India)- Global burden of Neurocysticercosis
10:10-10:40 Invited lecture 9: MM Mehndiratta (India)- Stroke treatment as practiced in different regions of India, including thrombolysis and results

10:40-11:00 Tea Break/Poster Viewing

11:00-1:00 Scientific Session 4 Chair: Prof. Tariq/ Dr.Naeem Kasuri
11:00-11:15 Aziz Sonawalla (AKU)- Spectrum of ADEM
11:15-11:30 Ghulam Shabbir (AKU)- Status epilepticus in Karachi
11:30-11:45 Fawad Kaiser (Shifa)- Stalking behavior in organic lesion
11:45-12:00 Majid Shafiq (AKU)- Awareness about epilepsy in Pakistan
12:00-12:15 M Nadeem (Shifa)- Paraplegics after earthquake
12:15-12:30 Masood Sayal (Shifa)- Headache in ER
12:30-12:45 Fouzia Siddiqi (AKU)- epileptic, non-epileptic and pseudo-non-epileptic seizures
12:45-1:00 Ali Hassan (Shifa)- Wilson’s disease

1:00-2:00 Prayer/Lunch Break/Poster Viewing

2:00-5:15 Scientific Session 5 Chair: Dr. Sardar Alam/Dr.Farrukh Shohab

2:00-2:30 Invited lecture 10: Hasan Aziz (JPMC)- Migraine: An art in Medicine
2:30-2:50 Invited lecture 11: Anwar Haq (Peshawar)- cluster and hemicranias
2:50-3:10 Invited lecture 12: Nadir Syed (AKU)- Stem cells in stroke

3:15-3:30 Ayesha Kamal (AKU)- Ultra early stroke in developing country
3:30-3:45 Wasay M (AKU)- Extra cranial carotid disease in stroke population
3:45;-4:00 Bilal Hameed (AKU)- Transthoracic echo in ischemic stroke
4:00-4:15 Maimoona Siddiqui (LNH)- Patterns and risks for stroke in 120 patients
4:15-4:30 Ayesha Butt (Shifa)- Post stroke language recovery
4:30-4:45 Tanveer Ahmed (AKU)- Carotid stenting experience in Pakistan
4:45-5:00 Arsalan Ahmad (Shifa)- Stroke experience at Shifa
5:00-5:15 Nadeem Memon (AKU)- Post stroke depression

5:15-5:30 Distribution of Awards and Vote of Thanks

5:30 Tea

Poster Presentation: Display for both days in display area (size: 36X 36 inch)

Poster Setting Time: April 22, 2006 – 8:30 to 9:00 am

Authors to stand with Posters
Saturday, April 22, 2006 – 10:35 – 11:00
Sunday, April 23, 2006 – 10:40 – 11:00

1. Nazish Jameel (LNH) Acquired neuropathies
2. Roomasa Channa (AKU) Neurological manifestations of dengue infection
3. Maimoona Siddiqui (LNH) Bilateral cerebellar stroke
4. Ali Hassan (Shifa) Doctors pushing for seizure control?
5. Uzma Usman (AKU) Oxidative stress in CNS infections
6. Noshina Sadaf (Shifa) Familial periodic paralysis
7. Ali Hassan (Shifa) Migraine without aura
8. Moghees Ahmed (Shifa) Marburg’s variant of MS
9. Erum Saeed (LNH) unusual cause of weakness
10. Mubashira Hashmi (LNH) Neurogenic man in barrel
11. Mairaj Hussain (AKU) Frequency Of Martin Gruber anastomosis
12. Rahim Jan (AKU) Pediatric neuromuscular diseases
13. Mughis Sheerani(AKU) Acute porphyria spectrum
14. Mughis Sheerani(AKU) Video EEG and epilepsy monitoring unit
15. M Waseem (LNH) EEG and unconsciousness
16. Farhan Subhani (BMC) Parkinson’s disease review
17. Bano Malik (AKU) EEG in patients with syncope
18. Urooj Yaqub(LNH) Motor neuron disease
19. Fazal Karim (AKU) Nocturnal oximetry for sleep apnea
20. Ather Javed (KEMU) Cerebral venous thrombosis
21. Ather Javed (KEMU) Parasitic infections of brain
22. Mughis Sheerani (AKU) brain death
23. Hamza (Khyber Medical College) ) stroke in Peshawar

2006 Pakistan Stroke Society