WFNS February 2019 Newsletter



The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
Newsletter February 2019
Message from the
Editor
“It is called the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies for a reason!”

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Statements
WFNS-WHO Minutes

Call to Order and Approval of Minutes of last meeting 12-11-18 in Virginia Beach: Gail Rosseau welcomed the group present in person and online and thanked them for attendance. Motion by Tariq Khan to approve minutes, seconded by Scott Robertson. Motion passed.

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Statements
Neurosurgical Education for Young Neurosurgeons

Imparting neurosurgical education and training is significantly influenced by the availability of resources allocated to a nation’s healthcare industry. Countries with higher HDI (human development index) have better resources and are well equipped to adapt to the technological advances emerging in today’s era.

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Statements WFNS Mass Casualty Committee

First of all, regarding the several disasters in Indonesia, I would like to offer my sincere condolences for victims and their families and I hope injured persons will get well very soon.

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Statements Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study (GNOS)
The Global Neurotrauma Outcomes Study (https://globalneurotrauma.com/) is the first international neurosurgical / neurotrauma study supported by the WFNS and all continental societies. It is open to all sites performing cranial surgery for neurotrauma. GNOS aims to assess outcomes after cranial surgery for neurotrauma globally.

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Statements Intra-Operative Ultrasound in Neurosurgery

Ultrasound (US) is an imaging modality that is diffusely used in medicine, encompassing almost every clinical specialty. The reasons underlying such a large adoption rely on the ease of use, availability, relative low-cost and the ability to generate real-time, high-resolution images without ionizing radiation or cumbersome apparatuses.

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Statements State of the Art of Intraoperative Ultrasound in Glioma Surgery

The goal of surgical treatment of cerebral gliomas is maximizing the extent of resection (EOR) while preserving the function of relevant structures in order to ensure a good neurological outcome for the patient.

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Statements The 58th Annual Meeting of the Korean Neurosurgical Society (KNS) and The 2nd Joint Meeting with the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC)

Course title: KNS 2018 International Neurosurgical Conference
Course dates: October 11-13, 2018

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Statements Latin American Skull Base Course 15-19 October 2018, Mexico City

The 1st Latin American Skull Base Course was held at the Centro Médico Nacional 20 de Noviembre and the Surgery Cadaver Lab in UNAM, Mexico City. The course organizer was Diego Mendez Rosito MD. The course sponsors were Braun Aesculap, Zeiss, Baxter, Rebstock, ProduMed, Mava, Comerlat.

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Statements 12th Panarab Neurosurgery Meeting 18-20 October 2018, Marrakech

Under of the High Patronage of King Mohammed VI, King of Morocco; The Moroccan Society of Neurosurgery organized - in collaboration with the World Federation of the Neurosurgical Societies, the Panarab Neurosurgical Society, and the Moroccan Society of Spine and Spine Cord Surgery - the 12th Panarab Neurosurgery Meeting in Marrakech.

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Statements 2nd Workshop on Applied Advanced Anatomy (AAA) 25-26 October 2018, Tehran

The course focused on the anatomy of, and surgical approaches to, the thoracic spine. Eleven lectures were presented by faculty during two days, including anatomy of the spine and spinal cord, biomechanics, electrophysiological studies, fixation techniques, thoracic discectomy, osteotomies, and principles of kyphosis and scoliosis correction.
 

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Statements 5th WFNS Spine Committee Biennial Conference Nusa Dua Hotel Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia 25 to 27 October 2018

The Conference was held in conjunctionally with, The 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Indonesian Neurosurgical Society (INS), The 12th Asian Epilepsy Surgery Congress (AESC) and the 2nd International Fujita Bantane Interim Meeting of Neurosurgery. The theme chosen was Meeting the Challenges, Facing the Future.

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Statements 1st SALV Symposium on Non-Accidental Trauma in Children and Adolescents 23-24 November 2018, São Paulo, Brazil

The SALV (suicide, accidents, legal implications, and violence) Symposium, held at the Hotel Braston in São Paulo, addressed medical, social, psychological, legal, and public issues to develop solutions to reduce violence against children and adolescents. The knowledge of social disparities, family needs, and multiple causes of violence provided information on how multidisciplinary teams can change the lives of victims of violence.
 

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Statements 5th Winter Seminar on Cerebrovascular Diseases Fujita Health University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan 21-24 January 2019

With months of planning and hard work behind us, with the only aim and aspiration to make the 5th winter seminar on cerebrovascular diseases an academic feast and a memorable one - we set stride to achieve it.

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Statements 2nd International Conference on Complications in Neurosurgery (ICCN) 25 – 27 January 2019 Hotel J W Marriott, Sahar International Airport, Mumbai

The conference theme was to discuss various aspects of complications (anticipation/prevention and management) encountered by participating neurosurgeons in different sub-specialties of neurosurgery.

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Statements The 2019 International Conference on Recent Advances in Neurotraumatology (7-10 March 2019)

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Statements The 2019 WFNS International Meeting (21-24 March 2019)
Statements The Global Neurosurgery Practice Course (during AANS Annual Scientific Meeting) (14 April 2019)

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Upcoming Events
6
Mar 2019
ICRAN 2019 – International Conference on Recent Advances in Neurotraumatology
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16
Mar 2019
ACNS & WFNS Foundation Live Surgery – Seminar
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21
Mar 2019
WFNS 2019 International Meeting

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29
Mar 2019
LINC 2019 – International Neurovascular Course Multimodality Management of Intracranial and Spinal AVMs
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9
Sept 2019
WFNS Congress Beijing 2019

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25
Oct 2019
The 4th International Society of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery (ISMINs) Educational Course "Minimizing Surgeries and Maximizing Outcomes in Neurosurgery"

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