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The conventional uniportal spinal endoscopic decompression approach can present technical limits. The introduction of the percutaneous biportal endoscopic spinal surgery (BESS) represents a minimally invasive and innovative technique, reducing injury to lumbar structures and facilitating a view of the surgical area at high magnification. The purpose of this study is to describe the approach and offer an analysis of clinical postoperative results.

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Monday, 07 October 2019 08:59

Recent Advances in Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic Brain injury (TBI) is one of the most important traumatic pathologies, associated with a high rate of death and disability. The prompt action and the correct management by medical staff  have important repercussions on the outcome in the short, medium and long term. In this article, the authors offer an update of the field, focusing on three aspects: neurointensive care therapies, decompressive craniectomy and novel pharmacological therapies.

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Monday, 30 September 2019 17:28

9th IFNE World Congress of Neuroendoscopy

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Title: 9th World Congress of Neuroendoscopy
Date: November 21-24, 2019
Location: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando - Florida, USA
Mark your calendars for the IFNE World Congress! The 2019 edition will be held November 21-24 in Orlando, Florida (USA).
Don't forget to secure your participation to the Pre-Congress hands-on cadaver workshop. Only 30 places available.

For more information please visit the official website

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT), also known as Rendu-Osler-Weber disease, is an autosomal dominant disorder of angiogenesis characterized by recurrent epistaxis, telangiectasias and multiple arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). In this article, the authors report the results of their retrospective study on the treatment of brain AVMs in patients with HHT. Carefully selected patients could be treated with low risks.

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Title: 7th Emirates International Neurosurgical Conference
Date: December 12-14, 2019
Location: Dubay
Everything is ready for the 7th Emirates International Neurosurgical Conference! The event, hosted by the Emirates Society of neurological surgeons and EMA, with the collaboration of SINch and WFNS, will focus on “Teamwork in Neurosurgery”. Thousands of participants will attend lectures, debates and case study discussions lead by international speakers.
Online registration is available until November 25th!

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Sunday, 08 September 2019 11:30

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Did you miss the latest webinar on Entrapment Neuropathy? See the link below to view the recording! 

Chiari malformation type I (sometimes referred to as CM I) is a condition involving the posterior fossa of the skull base and the rhombencephalon. It is defined radiologically by the descent of the cerebellar tonsils beyond the foramen magnum by ≥ 5mm and can be associated with syringomyelia, anomalies of the craniovertebral junction and other brain abnormalities. Although there have been tremendous developments in this field, there remain many unanswered questions. The aim of the authors in this article is to outline recommendations and evidence for the best management of CM I on the basis of the literature and past personal experience.

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Title: Entrapment Neuropathy - Surgical Considerations

Date: August 30th 2019

Time: 16.00 GMT

Speaker: Dr. Bassam Addas

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Monday, 19 August 2019 06:23

Augmented Reality in Transsphenoidal Surgery

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The introduction of microscope-based augmented reality in transsphenoidal surgery represents an indispensable adjunct to improve the safety of the surgical procedure. This technology reduces complications that may be encountered due to anatomical variants or invasive tumors. The authors of this article report the results from comparisons between the new and existing methods.

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