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Simona Serioli

Authors: Nader Pouratian, Sameer A. Sheth

Editor: Springer

Date: February 2020

Technological development is representing a radical change in surgery, expanding the repertoire of neurosurgeons in the field of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. The authors, renowned pioneers for their expertise, have written this guide-book, which offers exhaustive descriptions of procedures, indications, and applications of the latest improvements of this field.

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Did you miss the second WFNS Neurosurgical Anatomy Webinar? Each webinar provides interesting information about neurosurgical anatomy, including technical tips and tricks. Stay tuned and join the WFNS Neuroanatomy Committee!

First Part - Tuesday 23rd June 2020 

Second Part - Wednesday 24th June 2020 

Join the "Comprehensive World Brain Mapping Course" endorsed by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)! This on-demand online course, delivered by some of the most experienced neurosurgeons in the world, shares the latest advances and strategies about brain mapping.

Visit the official website for more information and discover the AANS online courses!


Title: WFNS Neurosurgical Anatomy - 2nd Live Webinar

Date: 23rd - 24th June, 2020

Time: 12pm – 3.30pm GMT

Mark your calendars for the second live webinar brought to you by the WFNS Neuroanatomy Committee! World-renowned experts will lead lectures on various neurosurgical topics, focusing on the importance of neuroanatomy in daily practice. Check the official website for all details. Online registration is available!

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Did you miss the webinar "Ethical Challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic" hold by Dr. Marike Broekman, a neurosurgeon at Haaglanden Medical Center/Leiden University Medical Center in The Netherlands? In her talk, she focuses on three ethical challenges that emerged during the Covid-19 pandemic: resource allocation and priority setting, the duty to work and PPE, and task shifting and sharing. Click the link below to view the recording! Subscribe to the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum channel on Youtube!

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Authors: Monisha Kumar, Joshua M. Levine, James Schuster, W. Andrew Kofke

Editor: Elsevier

Publication Date: 29th March 2017

Description: The management of neurosurgical patients requires the expertise and collaboration of a multidisciplinary team of specialists. This book offers detailed descriptions of the fundamental steps of neurosurgical procedures and includes principles of neuro-anesthesiology and discussion of intensive care unit complications. It is a recommended reading for all specialists who work daily in close contact with the neurosurgical patient.

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Continue to improve your neurosurgical learning even at home!
Given the emergency, the Barrow Neurological Institute has created "COVIDeos-19: Survival Kit for Neurosurgical Quarantine", a collection of surgical lectures narrated by Dr. Michael T. Lawton.
The videos, presented as clinical cases, describe the clinical presentation, the radiological studies, and the essential surgical steps.

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Title: Digital Phenotyping in Neurosurgery and the Impact of COVID-19 on the Future of Digital Health

Date: April 29th, 2020

Time: 11.00 ET

Speaker: Dr. Tim Smith

Zoom Link

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Authors: Leonardo Rangel-Castilla, Adnan H. Siddiqui, Elad I. Levy

Editor: Thieme Medical Publishers Inc

Publication Date: February 2020

Description: World-renowned experts have realized a fundamental reading for residents and specialists in the field of neurology, interventional radiology, and neurosurgery. The book, consisting of 40 chapters, offers exhaustive descriptions of neuroendovascular procedures and clinical cases through high-quality images, illustrations and over 140 videos accessible on mobile devices thanks to QR code.

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The American College of Surgeons suggests a few recommendations regarding the protection of workers during COVID-19 pandemic, thanks to the experience collected and reported by other centers. The article underlines which strategies should be adopted to operate safely and to protect your family when returning home. Additional online resources are available in the text to provide comprehensive technical insights.

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