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The annual ISPN meeting will be held  in Birmingham on 20th to 24th October. International experts from all over the world will lead lectures and debates on paediatric neurosurgery and latest innovations in the field of paediatric care. Online registration is available!

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The cerebellopontine angle is a complex region of the posterior cranial fossa often involved by masses of different nature, with typical symptoms and signs including unilateral hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, nystagmus and facial weakness. In order to understand the complex anatomy of this area, rich in vascular and neural structures, Dr. Albert Rhoton Jr describes the anatomy of the fourth ventricle and cerebellopontine angle in a detailed but accessible manner. The video is also available in 3d format.

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Wednesday, 26 June 2019 04:20

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Did you miss the latest webinar on Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors? See the link below to view the recording!

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Title: Intramedullary Spinal Cord Tumors in Children

Date: Sunday 2nd June, London 3 PM

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The Rhoton Collection is a free archive which offers anatomical lectures in 2D and 3D format created by Dr. Albert Rhoton Jr. The aim is to aid learning in the field of neuroanatomy, an indispensable component in the education of neurosurgeons. In this lecture, Dr. Rhoton describes the anatomy of the cavernous sinus and middle fossa in a detailed but accessible manner. The video represents an unmissable talk for any neurosurgeon interested in skull base surgery.


Monday, 13 May 2019 06:24

8th Neuroendoscopy Week 2019

Date: September 15-21, 2019

Location: Department of Neurosurgery Saarland University, Homburg-Saar / Germany.

Everything is ready for the “8th Neuroendoscopy Week” at the Department of Neurosurgery Saarland University, Homburg-Saar, Germany. The course, run under the auspices of WFNS, IFNE, ISMISS and WSCS, will consist of 3 different modules: endoscopic skull base surgery, cranial and spinal neuroendoscopy. An international faculty will outline endoscopic techniques followed by hands-on dissection of human and animal models. Part of the course will also dedicated to live surgeries and lectures delivered by experts in the field of neurosurgery and otolaryngology.

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Ganglioglioma is a rare and slowly growing low-grade glioma, usually occuring in the cerebral hemispheres with a predilection for the temporal lobe. Patients frequently present with seizures which are resistant to pharmacological treatment. For this reason surgical resection or gamma knife irradiation are the best choices in the management of this pathology. This article describes the case of a 26-year-old woman with a frontal ganglioglioma, who presented with epilepsy and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhea caused by skull base erosion.

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Title: International Summer School - Transnasal Endoscopic Surgery: From Sinuses To Skull Base

Date: June 24th-28th, 2019

Location: Gross Anatomy Laboratory, University of Brescia and Spedali Civili Brescia- Italy

It is a pleasure to present to you the 5th edition of “International Summer School - Transnasal Endoscopic Surgery”. The course will consist of 3 days of hands-on dissection on injected, fresh-frozen specimens under the guidance of international experts. The last 2 days will be dedicated to live surgeries in which all the techniques will be put into practice and described step by step.  Across the course, lectures and debates about anatomy, surgery and pathology of skull base lesions will be lead by guest speakers. The aim of the course is not only to offer a multidisciplinary perspective on endoscopic surgery, but also to emphasize the necessity of a collaborative approach. There are a few remaining observer places. We look forward to welcoming you in Brescia!

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TitleESTES Congress 2019

Date: May 5-7, 2019

Location: Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, Prague, Czech Republic

Everything is ready for the 20th European Society for Trauma & Emergency Surgery 2019! Prague will be hosting thousands of participants to discuss relevant topics regarding emergency surgery and the management of trauma, sharing the latest innovations which could transform the way care is provided. Online registration is available until May 1st!

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