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Monday, 13 January 2020 05:39

Cranioplasty Procedure - BrainBook

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Cranioplasty implant is a fascinating surgical procedure that is used to repair skull defects and protect the brain following a decompressive craniectomy. The plates, composed of different materials, are created to fit perfectly to the patient's anatomy and positioned to replace the bone removed after craniectomy.

In this episode, Mr. Alex Alamri, supported by astonishing illustrations from Artibiotics, describes step by step a real cranioplasty procedure performed by Mr. Tom Doke and Mr. Chris Uff at the Royal London Hospital. The cranioplasty implant is created by OssDsign.
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Authors: P. Nicolai, M. Ferrari, R. Maroldi, M. M. Fontanella, L. Hirtler, M. Tschabitscher and L. F. Rodella

Editor: Thieme 

Publication Date: November 2019

Description: The knowledge of skull base anatomy and its interpretation through radiological images represent an unavoidable element for surgical practice. The book, consisting of 24 chapters, offers exhaustive step-by-step descriptions of surgical trans nasal corridors toward the skull base using cadaveric and radiologic images. It is a fundamental reading for clinicians who want to become more self-confident in neurosurgery or ENT surgery.

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Monday, 30 December 2019 08:20

2020 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

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Title: 2020 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting
Date: April 25-29, 2020
Location: Boston - USA

Save the date for the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting! The event will be held on April 25-29 in Boston, USA.
World-renowned experts will lead lectures and debates on relevant topics regarding neurosurgery, sharing the latest scientific developments and clinical findings in the field of neurosurgical care.
Don't forget to secure your participation! Online registration is available!

Check the official website for all details.

 

Monday, 23 December 2019 05:08

Intracranial Aneurysm Causes - Brainbook

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Don't miss the gorgeous video from Brainbook about intracranial aneurysms!
In this episode Dr. Alex Alamri offers a quick overview of this cerebralvascular disease explaining the pathogenesis, main causes, risk factors and disorders associated (e.g. PKD, osteogenesis imperfecta, Ehler Danlos and Marfan's syndromes).
The amazing illustrations are supported by Artibiotics.

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The introduction of 3D digital technologies in medicine has represented a radical change, in particular in neurosurgery education. Thanks to the realization of 3D atlases and brain models, digital applications and combination of VR (virtual reality) with 3D printed physical models, the study of neuroanatomy is completely revolutionized. Moreover, these technologies allow the planning and simulation of surgical techniques, enhancing manual and mental skills.

In this article, the authors offer a comprehensive description of the current hi-tech contents in the era of modern neurosurgical education. 

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Title: 8th World Federation of Skull Base Societies Meeting
Date: March 25-29, 2020
Location: Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

Don't miss the 8th World Federation of Skull Base Societies Meeting! The event, promoted by World Federation of Skull Base Societies and World Academy of Neurological Surgeons, with the institutional support of Brazilian Society of Neurosurgery (SBN) and Skull Base Committee/WFNS, will be held on March 25-29 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
There is still time to submit your abstract! The deadline for the submission is Monday, December 16, 2019.

For more information, please check the Congress website.

 

In the last years the introduction of genomics has represented a turning point, expanding the knowledge in the field of tumoral biology and determining changes in their management. The application of those discoveries have been extensively studied and applied in cranial pathologies, but not in the spinal counterpart. Could these additional information change the treatment strategies of spinal tumors in order to improve clinical outcome?

In this article the authors report an exhaustive description about standard of care, molecular characterization and targeted therapies of the principal primary spinal tumors (intramedullary spinal cord tumors, intradural extramedullary tumors and primary spinal column malignancies).

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UpSurgeOn Academy project received an important award by Atena Foundation and the Italian Minister for Technological Innovation. Watch this short video of the event highlights in the Italian Senate in Rome. The Atena Foundation rewards scientific applications that improve healthcare and promote social innovation.

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DVAs (Developmental Venous Anomalies) are malformations of parenchyma drainage affecting cerebral veins. Also called venous angiomas, these lesions are usually supratentorial and composed of dilated medullary veins (caput medusae sign) arranged in a radial manner.

In this article the authors analyze DVAs characterized by shunts themselves (transitional venous anomalies) or related to cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). The aim of the study is to underline the differences of these two subgroups considering the clinical features, the treatment strategies used in the management and the outcome.

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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 10:29

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