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The annual ISPN meeting will be held  in Birmingham on 20th to 24th October. International experts from all over the world will lead lectures and debates on paediatric neurosurgery and latest innovations in the field of paediatric care. Online registration is available!

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The cerebellopontine angle is a complex region of the posterior cranial fossa often involved by masses of different nature, with typical symptoms and signs including unilateral hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, nystagmus and facial weakness. In order to understand the complex anatomy of this area, rich in vascular and neural structures, Dr. Albert Rhoton Jr describes the anatomy of the fourth ventricle and cerebellopontine angle in a detailed but accessible manner. The video is also available in 3d format.

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The 2019 meeting of the British-Irish Meningioma Society will be held in Oxford on 28th-29th June. Talks will be delivered by some of the most experienced meningioma surgeons in the world. Tickets are available on Eventbrite and can be purchased through the link:

Intramedullary spinal cord tumours have an estimated incidence of 1.1 cases in 100,000. Previously, the plane of dissection when surgically excising these lesions has been the key indicator for gauging extent of resection. Other articles have called into question the influence of histopathological characteristics on the definition of tumour boundary. The authors of this article report the results of a retrospective analysis determining the influence of tumour histology on resectability and neurological outcomes in cases of intramedullary spinal cord tumours. The 2016 WHO CNS classification emphasised the importance of genetic findings. This should be borne in mind when approaching results presented in articles in which this is not accounted for.

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