360 degree Skull Base Course

January 22, 2019 — January 25, 2019

Strasbourg, France

 

The courses will take place in our IRCAD Institute in Strasbourg, France (http://www.ircad.fr/). 

 

This full immersion workshop is intended for neurosurgeons or ENTs from the world over, who wish to learn and practice the technical skills required for skull base surgery. It has been structured to provide didactic lectures, surgical videos, and over 27 hours of hands-on cadaver dissection sessions, covering a broad spectrum of transcranial keyhole, endoscopic, endonasal and combined approaches. A panel of prominent leaders in these fields of expertise will deliver lectures focusing on skull base anatomy, transcranial, endoscopic assisted and endoscopic endonasal approaches as well as therapeutic  strategies for skull base lesions. The scientific program will include a guest speaker session on a topic related to skull base neurosurgery, with lectures delivered by world-renowned experts. Topics previously discussed included acoustic neuroma, microvascular decompression, radiosurgery for skull base lesions, pediatric skull base neurosurgery, brainstem cavernomas, chordomas, revascularization

and reconstruction techniques. Attendees will benefit from more than 27 hours of hands-on dissection in the outstanding IRCAD surgical lab environment with state-of-the-art equipment provided by our dedicated sponsors. For hands-on sessions, a live demonstration will be performed at the master station, broadcasted on a 3D screen and at each workstation. In the meantime, participants will work in pairs on prepared injected fixed specimens, under the guidance of a distinguished expert faculty.

 

Registration fees : 1950 euros - Registration can be done directly on our website http://www.ircad.fr/training-center/course-calendar/?type=advanced&spec=neuro

 

Target audience:

Practicing neurosurgeons and ENT specialists, fellows and residents in training 

 

Course objectives:

-          To provide an overview of the complex anatomy of the skull base 

-          To cover a broad spectrum of the skull base approaches and describe the technical steps of each specific approach

-          To discuss indications of skull base approaches and surgical strategies

-          To provide hands-on sessions on cadaveric specimens and improve skills

-          To become more familiar with endoscopic endonasal approaches

-          To understand the rationale and challenge of endoscopic endonasal approaches to the skull base

-          To allow case discussions between experts and trainees Educational methods

 

Course higlights:

-          Full immersion

-          27 hours of hands-on practice

-          Didactic lectures and videos from world-renowned experts

-          Live 3D demonstration broadcast at each station

-          Full HD camera, microscope, endoscope and exoscope

-          High-speed drill, neuronavigation, headholders, adequate instrumentation for all

-          Outstanding facilities

 

You will find here enclosed the brochure of the courses.

15% discount for EANS individual members

 

 


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