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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.

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.

Read the article

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.

Saturday, 20 October 2018 11:03

WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Webinar: AVM Planning

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Ramez Kirollos, consultant neurosurgeon at the National Neuroscience Institute in Singapore, will be holding a webinar on AVM surgical planning on Sunday 21st October at 13:00 GMT. This is an unmissable talk for any neurosurgeon with an interest in vascular surgery.
 

URL: https://bit.ly/2AjAz5W

Zoom ID: 397-189-219
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 21:10

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, 15 October 2018 09:58

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog – Episode 6

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The sixth Brainbook episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog” provided by Mr Alamri, represents a quick overview of all the subspecialties which neurosurgery is split into. Starting with spine surgery, which comprises 50% of neurosurgical procedures, Mr Alamri then discusses functional surgery, a field principally concerned with movement disorders (i.e. Parkinson disease) and epilepsy. Vascular, trauma, neuro-oncology and pediatric subspecialties are all described in accessible terms, such that a lay-audience can easily get to grips with the difference between neurosurgeons working in the various areas.

 

Tuesday, 09 October 2018 03:06

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog – Episode 5

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The fifth Brainbook episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog” focuses on the CT scanner, an essential diagnostic tool which represents the gold standard for almost all the emergencies in neurosurgery.

In this video, Mr Alamri, supported by Ladvic’s amazing illustrations, tells us about x-ray functioning and takes us inside the A&E room of the Royal London Hospital, explaining how CT scanners work.

 

Monday, 01 October 2018 21:24

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog – Episode 4

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The fourth Brainbook episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog” is a guided tour inside the operating theatre.
Mr Alamri shows us the typical arrangement of a neurosurgical theatre: the operating table, the anesthetic machine and the operating microscope. This last item represents an essential tool in brain and spine surgeries, since it allows the view of less than millimeter anatomical structures.

 

 

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