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Back to events: Neurovirtual at the XVIII Brazilian Sleep Congress

January 23, 2022

A four-day event marked the restart of Neurovirtual’s long journey to the most important congresses around the world. Organized by the Brazilian Sleep Association, Brazilian Sleep Medicine Association and the Brazilian Odontology Sleep Association, the XVIII Brazilian Congress of Sleep was a complete success. The event took place from December 12th to 15th, at Frei Caneca Convention Center, one of the most prestigious event spaces in São Paulo.

Following all health protocols to ensure the safety of all attendees, the congress had eight conference rooms and more than 170 specialists from different Sleep areas. All of them, come from different parts of the world, such as Australia, Mexico, France, England, Germany, and the United States.

Neurovirtual: Knowledge and innovation

Since 2015, Neurovirtual has been attending this important congress, and as one of the largest equipment companies in this market, they would not have it any other way. After all, it is an essential place to promote their technology and understanding of advances in sleep medicine research. Essential materials to keep innovating their products.

The company presented BWAnalysis Sleep Diagnostic Suite Software demonstrations and their polysomnography equipment:

  • BWIII PSG Plus – with its functionality that allows performing an EEG and Polysomnography from the same hardware and software platform;
  • BWMini HST – Lightweight and portable, the BWMini HST amplifier is designed for HST Type 3 exams (27 channels);
  • BWMini HST Compass –  modern, complete and compact for recording type III unassisted polysomnography home exams.

More than 50 visitors a day came to visit the two stands.  Both were very well located near the conference rooms.

The Future of Sleep Medicine and Neurology

During those four days, many relevant topics regarding  ​​sleep and neurology were presented.  About pediatrics, Dr. Leticia M. Santoro F. Azevedo, from the Child’s Institut, Clinics Hospital, University of São Paulo, gave a lecture about Child Polysomnography II as a tool to diagnose Childhood Sleep Disorders and about non-REM Parasomnia.

Dr. Alan Eckelli, professor at the University of São Paulo in Ribeirão Preto (Brazil), discussed his opinion on Sleep Apnea Diagnosis and Treatment in Brazil, with its realities and challenges. There were also discussions about Epilepsy and Sleep Differential Narcolepsy Diagnosis and also on Wearable Devices for diagnosis and management of sleep disorders.

In addition, during the four-day event poster sessions, more than 190 works focusing on ​​sleep were presented. Assistants were able to present themselves for Technical Certification exams in Polysomnography, Sleep Psychology, Sleep Speech Therapy, and Sleep Dentistry.

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