Almost one hundred dystonia experts and Boston Scientific staff had gathered at the Fillerval Castle north of Paris for the two-day meeting: Boston Scientific International Masters’ Debate: Reshaping the Future of DBS. Presentations followed by debates engaged the participants who contributed to fruitful discussions. Boston Scientific also celebrated its 5th Anniversary since the launch of their first DBS (deep brain stimulation) device.
BS Vice President Milad Girgis opened the second day by stating the company’s mission: ‘Boston Scientific is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world.’ The company will keep developing technology to advance and move forward treatment.
Carolyne Loveless EPDA (European Parkinsons’ Association) and Monika Benson from Dystonia Europe represented the patients. During coffee breaks a special fund raising initiative took place where participants were asked to throw darts to target the sweet spot! By the end of the meeting Dystonia Europe and EPDA were presented with a check each of € 3 000.
We thank Boston Scientific for their generous gift and valuable support and for organizing this very important master debate. We also thank all the experts for their work they do every day to move forward treatment for dystonia patients.