3rd Neurological Mission 2011

April 25, 2022

April 29, 2011

What happend during the mission?

The team evaluated a total of 253 patients with Neurological complaints, most of the patients were from urban and rural areas of the Napo Province, of the total number of patients evaluated, 102 had epilepsy, 61% were children. A total of 54 EEGs were performed, 26 were normal, 17 had generalized epileptiform discharges, and 11 had focal epileptiform discharges. Medications were available continuously free of charge in the local hospital pharmacy, supplied by the Ministry of Health of Ecuador.

Team of Volunteers

Patricio Sebastian Espinosa, MD, MPH-North Oaks Neurology, LA
Dr. Ines Fernandez- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
Hailly Butler , Research Assistant-Seattle Children’s Hospital
Angel Bayas, MD, USA
Kimberly George, EEG Assistant - Hydrodot- Rotary Club
Yaira Espinosa, Kids Room
Stephen Ryan, MD-Univ. Kentucky
Ikuko Laccheo,MD, Neurology Resident-USA
Yaira Garzon, MD MSHS, CCRC, Logistics
Erica Cardenas, Nurse-USA
Heather Deutsch, Logistics, USA
Sebastian Espinosa, Kids room
David Masel, MD- North Oaks , LA
Alex Paciorkowski, MD-Seattle Children’s Hospital
Esteban Ortiz, MD-Ecuador
Kathleen Principe, EEG Tech -Hydrodot - Rotary Club
Katherine Masel, Kids room
Nicole Falcone -Pedihabilidad –Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador

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