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Invasive orbital apex aspergillosis (IOAA) is a rare and pernicious manifestation of aspergillus infection. The authors describe a series of cases in which immunocompetent patients with IOAA developed mycotic aneurysms and subsequently subarachnoid haemorrhage.

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Monday, 04 February 2019 08:39

WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum Webinar Series

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Did you miss the latest webinar on Craniocervical Junction? See the link below to view the recording!

Professor Abdelhafiz Shehab Eldien, head of Neurosurgery Department at the Elsahil Teaching Hospital and President of the Middle East Spine Society, will be holding a webinar on surgical approaches to the cranio- cervical junction on Friday 25th January at 6 PM GMT.

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Sunday, 20 January 2019 04:59

GNOS – An update

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The Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study (GNOS) aims to provide a comprehensive picture of the management of neurotrauma worldwide. Centres can be registered to gather data concerning traumatic brain injury patients seen in any consecutive 30-day period between 1st October 2018 and 1st October 2019. So far, 54 sites have registered for the study across 31 different countries. Of these, 70% have begun data collection and 19% have completed data collection.

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Author: Samer S. Hoz

Editor: Springer

Publication date: 13 April 2017

DescriptionThis book contains seven chapters, analyzing major neurovascular pathologies. Questions in the book are arranged in a multiple-choice format, with each one focusing on a particular aspect of the topic (from clinical features and radiology, to surgical decisions and operative tricks). Overall, it is a useful book to study and understand problems related to the diagnosis, management and therapy of vascular pathologies of CNS. It is fundamental reading for radiology and neurosurgery clinicians who care for patients with neurovascular pathologies.

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Chordomas continue to present a significant clinical challenge in skull base neurosurgery. Not only does the location of these lesions often necessitate anatomically complex approaches, but seeding along the surgical tract and the neuraxis is common. Optimal surveillance imaging regimes following surgery for chordoma resection is a source of some contention. The authors of this article compare various protocols to identify which is superior in elucidating recurrences.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018 07:35

The evolution of Neurosurgery Learning

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UpSurgeOn is developing innovative technologies to bring neurosurgical education everywhere! Welcome to the new era of surgical training! More at:

Neurosurgical training is usually based on traditional sources of education, such as papers, books, direct surgical experience, and cadaveric hands-on courses. In low-middle income countries, standard education programs are often unavailable, mainly owing to the lack of human and economic resources. Introducing digital platforms in these settings could be an alternative solution for bridging the gap between Western and poor countries in neurosurgical knowledge.

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Sunday, 02 December 2018 14:22

WFNS Young Neurosurgeons Forum Webinar Series

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Did you miss the latest webinar on CPA surgery? See the link below to view the recording.

Explore the WFNS Young Neurosurgeons videos! Click here to visit the official Youtube Channel 


Wednesday, 28 November 2018 17:22

EANS 9th Annual Young Neurosurgeon’s Meeting

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Date: 28 February - 2 March 2019

Location: Berlin, Germany

The EANS will be hosting the 9th Annual Young Neurosurgeon’s Meeting in Berlin next year. With an aging population, one of the challenges young neurosurgeons will surely face during their careers is the treatment of elderly patients. Therefore, the main topics of the meeting next year will be neurosurgery in the elderly, as well as spine and vascular. The event will consist of various lectures delivered by an experienced faculty. You can register your interest now online at the website below:

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