EIGHTH ANNUAL WORLD COURSE IN 

BRAIN TUMOUR SURGERY

 

LONDON, JULY 18-21, 2019

PROGRAM

Warning! Fasten your seatbelts

 

12 hours of live surgery

 

THURSDAY 18 July

Streaming will be rotating from one site to another, following time zones, starting from Asia, Europe and the USA. During streaming, structured, interactive discussions take place in the lecture theatre throughout the day, with careful interactions with the surgeons, when possible.

 

THURSDAY 18 JULY

SEE EIGHT MASTERS OPERATE LIVE 

 

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THURSDAY 18 July

Once in a lifetime experience to see the techniques, in real time, of some of the most distinguished neurosurgeons in the world, with viewing often better, even if one was physically present in the surgeon's OR.

THURSDAY 18 July

All day Thursday, there will be 8 live surgeries from 8 academic institutions from around the world, in the surgeons' own OR, and with multiple viewing angles allowing an unprecedented educational experience.

 

12 hours of live surgery

 

FRIDAY 19 July

10 hours of hands-on workshops on advanced technologies related to brain tumour surgery; academic neurosurgeons will teach small groups of delegates and provide hands-on experience with the latest technologies

 

Hands-0n workshops

SATURDAY 20 July am

For the first time, 7 surgeons, will discuss the "anatomy behind my surgery" providing a unique, surgeon's perspective on the anatomical nuances that allow, maximum, safe tumour surgery, including gyri and sulci, white matter tracts; Sylvian fissure and arteries; corticospinal tract;  sellar region; brain stem and spinal cord; and skull base.

 

SATURDAY 20 July pm

10 hours of hands-on workshops on advanced technologies related to brain tumour surgery; academic neurosurgeons will teach small groups of delegates and provide hands-on experience with the latest technologies

 

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The anatomy behind my surgery

SATURDAY 20 July pm

The Masters will give seminars explaining their techniques, discussing and answering questions. A community atmosphere allows free flow of ideas and learning of new concepts and techniques.

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10 hours of Masters Seminars

SUNDAY 21 July pm

Discuss with the Masters your challenging cases, bring your scans and get their opinion; see how they handle and reflect on their complications on the round table "what I have learnt from my complications"

 

Round tables and discussions

SUNDAY 21 July

Listen about the non-surgical treatments in brain tumours from the leaders in clinical and medical neuro-oncology; find out the state of current research, and discuss in roundtables how to do research and how to publish in neurooncology

Research & publications Masterclass

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