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Neurosurgical training is usually based on traditional sources of education, such as papers, books, direct surgical experience, and cadaveric hands-on courses. In low-middle income countries, standard education programs are often unavailable, mainly owing to the lack of human and economic resources. Introducing digital platforms in these settings could be an alternative solution for bridging the gap between Western and poor countries in neurosurgical knowledge.

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Sunday, 02 December 2018 14:22

WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum Webinar Series

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Did you miss the latest webinar on CPA surgery? See the link below to view the recording.

Explore the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons videos! Click here to visit the official Youtube Channel 

 

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 17:22

EANS 9th Annual Young Neurosurgeon’s Meeting

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Date: 28 February - 2 March 2019

Location: Berlin, Germany

The EANS will be hosting the 9th Annual Young Neurosurgeon’s Meeting in Berlin next year. With an aging population, one of the challenges young neurosurgeons will surely face during their careers is the treatment of elderly patients. Therefore, the main topics of the meeting next year will be neurosurgery in the elderly, as well as spine and vascular. The event will consist of various lectures delivered by an experienced faculty. You can register your interest now online at the website below:

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Dr Giannantonio Spena, director of Neurosurgery Department at the Manzoni Hospital in Lecco (Italy) and UpSurgeOn co-founder, will be holding a webinar on cerebello-pontine angle surgery on Saturday 24th November at 4 PM GMT.

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Zoom ID: 590-063-172
Monday, 19 November 2018 08:02

3rd Mapping Course

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Title: 3rd Mapping Course

Date: November 20th-23rd, 2018

Location: University of Bellvitge, Barcelona, Spain

The “3rd Mapping Course” is four-day event endorsed by the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) and the Sociedad Española de Neurocirurgía (SENEC).  Across this course the main experts in brain intraoperative mapping will cover the theoretical and practical bases of several techniques, including white matter fiber tractography using diffusion tensor imaging (DTI) for intraoperative navigation and intraoperative neurophysiological mapping and monitoring.  Moreover, it will be possible to watch, on streaming or on demand, two live surgeries in which all these techniques will be put into practice.

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Thursday, 15 November 2018 12:22

Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study 1 (GNOS‐1)

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Trauma remains the leading cause of death among those under the age of 45, with brain injury playing a significant role in determining mortality. Traumatic brain injury (TBI), therefore, exerts a considerable burden on healthcare systems, with remarkable geographical differences in treatments. The WFNS has collaborated with the NHS National Institute for Health Research to comprehensively investigate the surgical management of TBI. This is the first worldwide study of this nature, and the investigators invite you and your unit to participate.

Please see the site below for details of the protocol and how to enrol: GNOS study website

Monday, 12 November 2018 08:12

AppSurgeOn - 3D Skull Atlas

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UpSurgeOn is developing innovative technologies to bring neurosurgical education everywhere! Welcome to the new era of surgical training!

Visit the website: http://www.upsurgeon.com or get the App on Apple Store and Google Play

Everything is ready for the "Symposium and practical course on Advanced Spinal Navigation Surgery". Join us at Humanitas (Milan) on November 9th-10th for live surgery and hands-on navigation in spinal surgery.

Saturday, 03 November 2018 09:55

AppSurgeOn - Neurosimulator Vol.I

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An abstract from AppSurgeOn - Neurosimulator Vol.I, the first 3D neurosurgical simulator for mobile. This App offers an impactful 3D educational experience of cognitive neurosurgical training characterized by full interactivity, high realism and impressive accuracy. This first volume is focused on basic frontal and temporal approaches.

 

Get the App on Apple Store and Google Play, or visit the website: www.upsurgeon.com.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018 00:44

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog – Episode 7

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The seventh episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlogs” by Brainbook discusses craniotomies, one of the most common neurosurgical operations which provides direct access to the brain through the removal of a bone flap. In the video, Mr Alamri, supported by gorgeous illustrations from Artibiotics, talks us through how a craniotomy is performed. His account is accessible and perfect for patients and members of the public looking to learn more about the procedure.

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