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Did you miss the webinar "Publishing in Neurosurgery" hold by Dr. James T. Rutka, Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Neurosurgery and chair of the department of surgery in Toronto? 

In his talk, he offers indispensable advice on how to structure a scientific manuscript and to get your work published, pointing out the importance of writing well and the common obstacles to publishing papers.

See the link below to view the recording! Subscribe to the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum channel on Youtube and stay updated!



"When we do what is right, we get good results. Good results translate into job satisfaction and fulfillment. Satisfaction and fulfillment, in turn, translate into happiness. A happy surgeon is an effective and productive surgeon."

These are only some of the inspiring words from the essay "The Mindful Neurosurgeon and the Art of Doing What’s Right" by Dr. Benzel, emeritus chairman and professor of neurosurgery at Cleveland Clinic.

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Myelopathy represents a challenge in neurology and neurosurgery. Nowadays, its pathophysiology and evolution are still not completely understood. Prompt interventions and correct treatment options constitute the main determinants of short and long term prognosis. Which elements could help the clinicians to predict the prognosis? In this study, conducted by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) spine committee, the authors performed a comprehensive review of recent literature. The aim was to describe outcome measures, clinical and radiological variables that could influence the prognosis in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy.

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Title: Early and maximal functional-guided surgical resection under awake mapping in diffuse low-grade glioma: why to integrate the concepts of neuroplasticity and meta-networking brain

Date: February 4th, 2020

Time: 16.00 GMT

Speaker: Prof. Hughes Duffau

Zoom Link: www.zoom.us/j/407636275

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UCLA MDChat Facebook Live Webinars are live-streaming seminars that offer an exhaustive overview, but in an accessible manner, about diseases and the last treatment strategies from physicians at UCLA. Moreover, it is possible to intervene during the presentation and to ask any questions.

Dr. Anthony Wang, a cerebrovascular neurosurgeon at UCLA department of neurosurgery, offers a brief view of the characteristics of moyamoya disease and moyamoya syndrome in his presentation, focusing on the different treatment options.

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Title: 6th Biennial Meeting of the WFNS Spine Committee

Date: June 10 - 12, 2020

Location: Humanitas Congress Center (10th June), Grand Visconti Palace Hotel (11-12 June), Milano, Italy

Don't miss the 6th Biennial Meeting of the WFNS Spine Committee!
Over the three days, thousands of participants from around the world will attend lectures, debates, and case study discussions lead by renowned speakers on main spinal topics. The event is hosted in conjunction with SINch and SICV&GIS.
There is still time to submit your abstract! The deadline for the submission is March 1st, 2020.

Save the date

The cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a progressive disease often caused by trauma, tumors, inflammatory, and degenerative processes (intervertebral disc herniation or spondylosis). The signs and symptoms develop because of spinal cord injury or interruption of the physiological transmission of nerve impulses.
 
The goal of treatment is to relieve pressure on the spinal cord and to prevent the progression of symptoms. However, clinical improvement may not occur.
 
This study, conducted by the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) Spine Committee, is an exhaustive literature review of the available English articles published during the last ten years. 
The aim is to offer recommendations and surgical indications on the management of CSM sharing knowledge and practical skills in the field of spinal surgery. 
 

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Monday, 13 January 2020 05:39

Cranioplasty Procedure - BrainBook

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Cranioplasty implant is a fascinating surgical procedure that is used to repair skull defects and protect the brain following a decompressive craniectomy. The plates, composed of different materials, are created to fit perfectly to the patient's anatomy and positioned to replace the bone removed after craniectomy.

In this episode, Mr. Alex Alamri, supported by astonishing illustrations from Artibiotics, describes step by step a real cranioplasty procedure performed by Mr. Tom Doke and Mr. Chris Uff at the Royal London Hospital. The cranioplasty implant is created by OssDsign.
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Authors: P. Nicolai, M. Ferrari, R. Maroldi, M. M. Fontanella, L. Hirtler, M. Tschabitscher and L. F. Rodella

Editor: Thieme 

Publication Date: November 2019

Description: The knowledge of skull base anatomy and its interpretation through radiological images represent an unavoidable element for surgical practice. The book, consisting of 24 chapters, offers exhaustive step-by-step descriptions of surgical trans nasal corridors toward the skull base using cadaveric and radiologic images. It is a fundamental reading for clinicians who want to become more self-confident in neurosurgery or ENT surgery.

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