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Videos

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

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.

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.

 

 

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 10:39

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog – Episode 3

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The third episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog” was filmed on the helipad of the Royal London Hospital in conjunction with London’s Air Ambulance, a charity that delivers an advanced trauma team to people critically injured.

In this interesting interview, led by Mr Alamri, two captains of the London’s Air Ambulance talk about their experience. They share with us the best and the most challenging aspects of their work - not to mention, they talk about the coolest places they have landed…

 

 

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 21:26

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog - Episode 2

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The second episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlogs” focuses on the Royal London Hospital which is part of the Barts Health NHS Trust, the biggest NHS trust in the UK. The building is located on Whitechapel Road in East London, and is more than 250 years old.

Mr Alamri takes us on a guided tour of the hospital, encompassing theatres, A&E and emergency radiology. Enjoy the video and stay tuned for more great content from Brainbook.

 



 

 

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 06:15

The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog - Episode 1

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We are delighted to present the first episode of “The Brain Surgeon’s Vlog”, created by our official partner Brainbook, a neurosurgical platform based in London.

In this video, Mr Alex Alamri (Brainbook co-founder and neurosurgery registrar at the Royal London Hospital) introduces this amazing project which embodies one of the main statements of Brainbook: to demystify neurosurgery by showing what happens in a neurosurgical department on a day-to-day basis.  The principle goal of this project is to make the public (and especially patients) more comfortable with the neurosurgical world.

Various daily activities of a neurosurgeon are to be covered in subsequent episodes.

Monday, 27 August 2018 14:27

Spinal Cord Tumours

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Tumours of the spine and spinal cord represent nearly 15% of primary central nervous system tumours. Based on the compartment involved they can be subdivided into extradural and intradural; the latter group further divided into extra- and intramedullary tumours. The most common extramedullary tumours are meningioma and schwannoma, while ependymoma, astrocytoma and haemangioblastoma are the most prevalent intramedullary lesions.

In this video Dr. David W Newell, the founder of the Seattle Neuroscience Institute, exposes the anatomical features and the diagnostic process for these lesions, by focusing on their surgical management.

 

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 17:53

Treatment of Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

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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.

 

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