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Technological improvement is changing the traditional teaching method and learning practices, especially in the surgical field. How does technology impact the education of future surgeons? In this study, the authors compare the results of virtual reality teaching group to the traditional approach in understanding skull base lesions.

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Don't miss the opportunity to find out tips and tricks about cerebellopontine angle surgery thanks to EANS Skull Base Section. The unmissable event will be hosted on Wednesday, 28th October at 5:00 PM CET, with the participation of Dr. Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos, Prof. Dr. Henry Schroeder, Prof. Dr. Sebastien Froelich, and Prof. Dr. Michaël Bruneau.

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Thursday, 22 October 2020 06:11

Duke Spine Symposium 2020

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Duke Spine Symposium 2020 is only a few days away! This three-day event will be hosted virtually from 23rd to 25th October 2020. The course aims to illustrate the multidisciplinary management of patients with spinal disorders, thanks to the participation of neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, and orthopedists. Don’t miss this opportunity to exchange ideas with your peers directly. Question-and-answer sessions are available at the end of every lecture. We look forward to meeting you online!

Please click HERE to register now!



Tuesday, 20 October 2020 05:50

WFNS - AASNS Webinar

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The WFNS Neurorehabilitation and Reconstruction Neurosurgery committee with the Asian Australasian Society of Neurological Surgeons (AASNS) is pleased to present a live webinar featuring experts on skull base reconstruction. The meeting will take place via Zoom Webinar on Tuesday 20th October at 10.00 am GMT. The guest speakers of the event will be Prof. Henry Schroeder, Prof. Chandrashekhar Deopujari, and Dr. Brindha Shivalingam.

To register for this webinar, please fill out the attached form!

Zoom Meeting ID: 882 1053 6125

Password: wfns

Monday, 12 October 2020 07:03

Global Spine Congress 2021

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Don't miss the possibility to share your work at the Global Spine Congress! The event will take place from 5th to 8th May 2021, and can be followed both in-person in Paris and online. A wide range of participants, including renowned experts and international spine surgeons, will be present to discuss the last innovations in the field of spine surgery. The deadline for abstract submission is October 12th, 2020!

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Proud to share the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Survey! This worldwide study provides a comprehensive picture of the global practice, resource distribution and education of young neurosurgeons.

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Monday, 28 September 2020 09:19

WFNS Neurosurgical Anatomy 5th Live Webinar

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The 5th Live Webinar, hosted by the WFNS Neuroanatomy Committee, will take place virtually on 29th - 30th September 2020 at 12.00 PM GMT. This 2 days of lectures, case discussions and video sessions will focus on midline posterior fossa tumours, spine, and spinal cord pathology. Don't forget to register to join the event!

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Title: Management and Surgical Treatment of Vestibular Schwannoma

Date: Wednesday, September 23th, 2020

Time: 05:00 PM CEST

Don't miss the next EANS webinar on Wednesday 23th September! World-leading experts will give an exhaustive insight into management and treatment of vestibular schwannomas. Live streaming will be available on Youtube and Facebook. 

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Monday, 14 September 2020 11:02

Patient's Safety in Neurosurgery

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Title: Patient's Safety in Neurosurgery

Date: Friday, September 18st, 2020

Time: 02:00 pm (Cairo local time) - 12:00 pm GMT

Mark your calendars for the unmissable WFNS educational symposium organized in collaboration with the Egyptian Society of Neurological Surgeons and the Continental Association of African Neurosurgical Societies (CAANS). The focus of the event will be the patient's safety in neurosurgery.

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The AO Spine Anticoagulation Global Survey investigated the use of perioperative anticoagulation in spine surgery. In this study, more than 300 spinal surgeons from 64 different countries joined the survey and filled in a questionnaire. The results demonstrated significant differences in the use of pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis, except for the management of spinal cord injury, and the absence of clear consensus.

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