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GNOS is an international, multicentre, prospective cohort  study investigating outcomes from in patients with traumatic brain injury. A local team of up to 4 researchers can select a 30-day recruitment period between October 2018 and October 2019. Check out the video below and follow the link to the GNOS website to find out more:

Link: https://www.globalneurotrauma.com

 

 

 

Saturday, 02 March 2019 12:24

Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study (GNOS)

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Are you a doctor or student working in a neurosurgical unit?  Are you interested in being a PubMed-curable collaborator in an international research study on traumatic brain injury?  There is still plenty of time to participate in the Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study (GNOS), a multi-centre, international prospective cohort study of outcomes following emergency surgery for traumatic brain injury.  The study period has now been EXTENDED until 31st of October 2019!  75 teams from >40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and South America have already participated and entered data on >500 patients. Sign up now at www.globalneurotrauma.com!

Webinar Title: Surgical Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain

Date: 23rd February 2019

Time: 18:00 GMT

Speaker: Prof Ali Savas

Professor Ali Savas completed his neurosurgery residency at the University of Istanbul in 1992, before developing an interest in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. He now works at Ankara University in Turkey. The focus of his webinar will be the surgical management of facial pain syndromes.

Link: https://bit.ly/2ttZqj5

Zoom ID: 281-283-614

Invasive orbital apex aspergillosis (IOAA) is a rare and pernicious manifestation of aspergillus infection. The authors describe a series of cases in which immunocompetent patients with IOAA developed mycotic aneurysms and subsequently subarachnoid haemorrhage.

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Monday, 04 February 2019 08:39

WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum Webinar Series

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Did you miss the latest webinar on Craniocervical Junction? See the link below to view the recording!

 
Professor Abdelhafiz Shehab Eldien, head of Neurosurgery Department at the Elsahil Teaching Hospital and President of the Middle East Spine Society, will be holding a webinar on surgical approaches to the cranio- cervical junction on Friday 25th January at 6 PM GMT.

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Zoom ID: 800-602-492
Sunday, 20 January 2019 04:59

GNOS – An update

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The Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study (GNOS) aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the management of neurotrauma worldwide. Centres can be registered to gather data concerning traumatic brain injury patients seen in any consecutive 30-day period between 1st October 2018 and 1st October 2019. So far, 54 sites have registered for the study across 31 different countries. Of these, 70% have begun data collection and 19% have completed data collection.

For more details about the study and to register your centre, please follow this link: https://globalneurotrauma.com/

 

Author: Samer S. Hoz

Editor: Springer

Publication date: 13 April 2017

DescriptionThis book contains seven chapters, analyzing major neurovascular pathologies. Questions in the book are arranged in a multiple-choice format, with each one focusing on a particular aspect of the topic (from clinical features and radiology, to surgical decisions and operative tricks). Overall, it is a useful book to study and understand problems related to the diagnosis, management and therapy of vascular pathologies of CNS. It is fundamental reading for radiology and neurosurgery clinicians who care for patients with neurovascular pathologies.

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Chordomas continue to present a significant clinical challenge in skull base neurosurgery. Not only does the location of these lesions often necessitate anatomically complex approaches, but seeding along the surgical tract and the neuraxis is common. Optimal surveillance imaging regimes following surgery for chordoma resection is a source of some contention. The authors of this article compare various protocols to identify which is superior in elucidating recurrences.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 07:35

The evolution of Neurosurgery Learning

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UpSurgeOn is developing innovative technologies to bring neurosurgical education everywhere! Welcome to the new era of surgical training! More at: UpSurgeOn.com

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