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UpSurgeOn Team

UpSurgeOn Team

Neil Martin, MD, is famous for his contribution to the development of the arteriovenous malformation (AVM) grading system (Spetzler-Martin classification). He spent several decades as chair of the UCLA Department of Neurosurgery and co-director of the UCLA Stroke Center. Since 2016 he has been nominated responsible of the Geisinger Neuroscience Institute.
This lecture addresses the management of AVM, a cluster of abnormal blood vessels within the brain which is congenital but not necessary hereditary.
Dr. Martin exposes the clinical manifestations, the diagnostic processes and the grading systems of the AVM. In particular he focuses on the treatment choices which are represented by: microsurgical technique, embolization and radiotherapy.


Wednesday, 28 March 2018 17:27

Online survey on neurosurgical education

Dr. Angelos Kolias and Dr. Amro Al-Habib will hold the first online survey to explore the current education status and needs for young neurosurgeons around the world.

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A series of web courses focused on Vascular Emergencies in countries with limited facilities. Dr. Hosam Al-Jehani and Dr. Ihsan Dogan will hold these events to focus on Global Neurosurgery issues.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 16:23

Webinar: On line education - 12 May 2018

There is a growing interest on digital support to surgical education. Dr. Angelos Kolias, Cambridge University, will give an overview of online education sources available for neurosurgical trainees worldwide. 

Follow the webinar: 12 May 2018, h 18 (London time)

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