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Sunday, 29 April 2018 20:35

Prague Neurosurgical Week 2018

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Date: August 29 – September 2, 2018

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

This unique event is organized by the World Academy of Neurological Surgery, the
International Conference on Cerebrovascular Surgery and the International Meningioma Society, in partnership with many renowned institutions such as the WFNS and the EANS.

The week will start with the meeting of the World Academy of Neurological Surgery. On August 30th and September 1st there will be two main conferences focusing on cerebrovascular and meningioma, while on September 2nd the main topic will be skull base surgery. The week will finish with a two-day hands-on seminar on endoscopic neurosurgery organised by the WFNS Neurosurgical Anatomy Committee.

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Dates: June 11 – 16, 2018

Location: Montegrotto Terme, Italy

The ESPN Annual Postgraduate Course in Pediatric Neurosurgery is the main vehicle of the Society to address and educate the next generation of professionals in this subspecialty. The ESPN training courses are internationally acclaimed for the high scientific level, an informal atmosphere that facilitates and enhances the interaction between faculty members and trainees, and represent a unique opportunity to meet peers in the field of Pediatric Neurosurgery. This year’s topics will include hydrocephalus, intracranial cysts, posterior fossa tumors and head and spine trauma. In keeping with the ESPN legacy, a distinguished panel of faculty members from all over the world will share their expertise throughout formal lectures, hands-on workshops, “solve a case” and video sessions.

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Dates: March 22 – 24, 2018
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
This year EANS Young Neurosurgeons’ Meeting will take place in cooperation with the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum and will focus on neuro-oncology. The EANS Research Committee have also organized the EANS Research Course which will immediately precede the meeting. This meeting is aimed at those between the latter years of their neurosurgical training and the early years of consultancy. It is an educational meeting with a strong faculty-to- participant ratio, and provides unique networking opportunities. The EANS believes that creating a community of young neurosurgeons for young neurosurgeons is of crucial importance – not just for the wider neurosurgical community, but also for the future leadership of the EANS itself. YN Meetings provide a unique chance to interact with the faculty as equals, to ask probing questions, and to participate in lively debate about neurosurgical controversies. They are also the ideal place to bring your own cases for second opinions, reviews, help, and honest discussion.

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Dates: September 26 – 29, 2018
Location: The Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland

The 2018 congress will be the first ESSFN meeting jointly organised by neurosurgeons and psychiatrists. Hence, one of the main meeting topics will be neurosurgical approaches for psychiatric disorders. Leading neuroscientists, psychiatrists and neurosurgeons will be invited to discuss and debate the place of surgery in the treatment of depression, OCD, Tourette’s syndrome and other mental disorders.
Pain, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders will also be major topics with discussion of the latest advances in the field.
The year 2018 marks the 110th anniversary of Victor Horsley´s and Robert Henry Clarke’s publication on the stereotaxic method, and the 25th anniversary of STN DBS. It also marks the 50th anniversary of the famous Parkinson's Disease Symposium at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, organised by John Gillingham, one of the pioneers of British Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, and co-founder of the ESSFN in 1970.

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Dates: January 17 – 19, 2018
Location: Strasbourg, France

This workshop is intended for neurosurgeons from the world over, to learn and practice the technical skills required for skull base surgery. It has been structured to provide both didactic lectures and intensive hands-on cadaver dissection sessions, covering a broad spectrum of transcranial and endoscopic approaches. A panel of distinguished leaders in these fields will deliver lectures focusing on skull base anatomy, surgical approaches and therapeutic strategies for skull base lesions. The scientific program will include a guest speaker session on a topic related to skull base neurosurgery, with lectures given by world-renowned experts. Attendees will benefit from the outstanding surgical lab environment of the IRCAD with state-of-the-art equipment provided by sponsors. For hands-on sessions, a demonstration will be performed at the master station, transmitted onto a screen at each workstation. In the meantime, participants will work as a team of two on prepared injected fixed specimens under the guidance of a distinguished expert faculty.

* 15% discount for EANS Individual Members! *

 

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Nov 27 – Dec 02, 2017

Krakow, Poland

 

CCN is designed to review neurosurgery in the most dynamic and interactive manner, based on case management led by world experts. The course will offer up to date review of both clinical and basic science in a non didactic style. Started in 2013, this is the fifth CCN Review course with a huge success in the past four years.
This course is mainly designed for established neurosurgeons and senior trainees. Seasoned neurosurgeons and junior trainees will find this course as an excellent refresher and a practical review of neurosurgery.
The course aims to help participants focus on examination-relevant topics, while deepening their understanding of materials through lectures, discussions and critique. It will provide an excellent preparation for challenging oral board exams such as the Royal College (British,Canadian), EANS and the American board exams or oral boards in your respective countries.

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Thursday, 05 October 2017 11:45

4th AIIMS Annual Neurotrauma Conference

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Location: New Dehli, India

Neurotrauma (head and spinal injuries) remains a forefront contributor to high mortality and morbidity globally. Department of Neurosurgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has taken the initiative to hold an update conference on recent advances in neurotrauma care annually for the last five years.

Groups of experts from all over the world will come together to share their experience in managing neurotrauma cases, discuss research and recent updates. The theme of this year is “Bridging Gap between Basic and Advanced Neurotrauma Care”.

This year, the event is more unique as it will be preceded by First AONeuro Seminar-Neurotrauma symposium (26th-27th October 2017) at AIIMS, New Delhi. This symposium will discuss at length updates on TBI in extremes of age. Faculty for this event range from WFNS president, TRACK TBI leaders and neurotrauma experts from the top centres of USA, Australia, Korea, Italy and many other countries. This course covers the current best strategies and considerations for managing neurotrauma patients. It features an international faculty of experts and is based on the competencies defined in AONeuro’s new neurotrauma curriculum. The course content is delivered using multiple educational methods. Comprehensive lectures concentrate on the understanding of core material. Interactive case presentations will further deepen this knowledge and facilitate the discussion in trauma management. Newly developed practical exercises enable participants to apply AO principles in the management of common injuries. Case-based discussions link the lecture material and practical skills with the clinical problems commonly encountered in everyday practice.

http://www.aiimsneurotrauma.com/

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 09:42

Eurospine 2017 - October 11 - 13, 2017

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The aims of EUROSPINE are to stimulate the exchange of knowledge and ideas in the field of research, prevention and treatment of spine diseases. There is also a strong drive to improve the collaboration between European spinal surgery centres. This year’s meeting promises to be of a high calibre, with presentations by world-renowned experts, discussions on the latest scientific developments, and opportunities to meet with colleagues and friends. It will be an event from which you can learn a great deal and enjoy yourself, finally taking something back home that you can put it in practice.

 

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Tuesday, 22 August 2017 17:02

WFNS XVI World Congress of Neurosurgery

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The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) is a professional, scientific, non-governmental organization comprising  5 Continental Associations, 115 National Neurosurgical Societies, and represents some 30,000 neurosurgeons worldwide.

The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies aspires to promote global improvement in neurosurgical care. The mission of the WFNS is to work together with member societies to improve worldwide neurosurgical care, training and research to benefit the patients.

The goals of the WFNS are deliberated and pursued through scientific, standing and ad-hoc committees and during the International Congress of Neurosurgery which takes place every four years.

The WFNS works to increase visibility and credibility of its activities among neurosurgeons, researchers, other health professionals, international professional organizations and the general public. This is accomplished through publications, surveys, campaigns, a website and cooperation with other medical and lay organization.

Resembling Istanbul’s harmonic blend of cultures, this year’s hosts aim to make “WFNS XVI. World Congress of Neurosurgery” a great opportunity to gather neurosurgeons from all around the world.

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August 30 – September 1, 2017

Pecs, Hungary

 

*25% Discount for EANS Members!*

 

 

Previous Pannonian CNS Injury Symposia sought to provide a unique environment for evaluation of translational research in traumatic brain injury.

Contemporary thought now appreciates that communication between basic scientists and clinicians is essential to improve the relevance and impact of advances as well as the quality of patient care and management - a major goal that the Pannonian symposia has embraced for more than 15 years.

There will be presentations from worldwide experts on brain injury research with a focus on pathobiology and applied clinical research. The application of this to patient care will also be discussed, ultimately leading to better treatments for our brain-injured population.

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