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British Neurosurgery Trainee Course January 2018

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British Neurosurgery Trainee Course January 2018
Dates of Event
8th January 2018 – 10th January 2018
Last Booking Date for this Event
1st February 2018
Places Available

A 3-day residential course directed at the core neurosurgical syllabus for British Neurosurgical Trainees. Designed to cover the entire syllabus over 5 courses run at 6 monthly intervals.

Key advantages of course:

-British faculty
-Dovetails with E-brain (http://www.ebrainjnc.com) to provide a comprehensive resource for training

Course Convenors:
Peter Hutchinson, Professor of Neurosurgery
Ramez Kirollos, Consultant Neurosurgeon
Simon Thomson, Consultant Neurosurgeon
Adel Helmy, Consultant Neurosurgeon

Course Topics include:
Biology/Basic Science of Tumours, Neuropathology (WHO), Imaging and pre-surgical planning, Principles of Adjuvant Therapy (including epilepsy and steroids, exc radiosurgery), Cortical + White Matter 3D Anatomy, High Grade Glioma (inc 5ALA, intra op MRI, exc awake), Low Grade Glioma, Mets, gangliogliomas, DNET etc, Awake craniotomy, Pineal Region Tumours, Anterior and Middle Cranial Fossa 3D, Meningiomas, Other extrinsic tumours (inc Arachnoid Cysts/Dermoid/Epidermoid), Operative Approaches for anterior and middle cranial fossa

Transphenoidal approach, Pituitary Tumours, Craniopharyngioma/Hypothalamic, Endocrinology, Extended transphenoidal approaches, Ventricular Tumours and Operative Aspects, Posterior Fossa 3D Anatomy, Operative approached to posterior fossa, Acoustic neuromas

Otological Aspects Skull Base Surgery, Posterior Fossa- Paediatrics, Paed tumours (not covered elsewhere, inc Optic Glioma), Radiosurgery,

Cases (hot chair, case challenges, MCQ with prize) and much more.


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