THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 2

STATE OF ART

07:00 – 08:30

VASCULAR IV

7:00 – 7:15 Update on Endovascular Management of Stroke

7:15 – 7:30 EC–IC Bypass for Acute Cerebral Ischemia

7:30 – 7:45 Carotid Endarterectomy Update: Main Indications, Technical Details, Complications

7:45 – 8:00 Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting Update: Main Indications, Technical Details, Complications

8:00 – 8:15 Endovascular Treatment of Spinal AVMs: Current Concepts and Future Directions

8:15 – 8:30 Surgical Treatment of Spinal Dural AV Fistulas: Current Concepts and Future Directions

VASCULAR V

7:00 – 7:15 Classification and Natural History of DAVFs. The Significance of Cortical Reflux and Venous Ectasia

7:15 – 7:30 Indications of Surgical Treatment for Brain DAVF.  Surgical Techniques.

7:30 – 7:45 Endovascular Techniques for Treatment of Direct and Indirect Carotid Cavernous Fistulae.

7:45 – 8:00 Endovascular Management of DAVFs of the Transverse and Sigmoid Sinuses

8:00 – 8:15 Brainstem Cavernoma Surgery with the Support of Pre- and Postoperative Diffusion Tensor Imaging.

8:15 – 8:30 Surgical Approaches for Brainstem Cavernous Angiomas

SKULL BASE III

(Meningiomas: posterior fossa)

7:00 – 7:15 Tentorial Meningiomas

7:15 – 7:30 CPA Menigiomas

7:30 – 7:45 Petroclival Meningiomas

7:45 – 8:00 Jugular Foramen Meningiomas

8:00 – 8:15 Foramen Magnum Meningiomas

8:15 – 8:30 Genomic and Molecular Biology Update in Skull Base Meningiomas

ONCOLOGY IV

7:00 – 7:15 Keyhole Supraorbital Approach for Tumor Resection

7:15 – 7:30 Endoscope-Assisted Microsurgery for Intraaxial Lesions

7:30 – 7:45 Surgical Treatment of Intraventricular Tumors

7:45 – 8:00 Suprasellar Meningiomas: Surgical Approah

8:00 – 8:15 Parasagittal Meningiomas: Surgical Approah

8:15 – 8:30 Clinical and Molecular Predictors of Recurrence for Meningiomas

SPINE III

7:00 – 7:15 Surgical Management of Hagman´S Fractures

7:15 – 7:30 Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Anterior Decompression Techniques

7:30 – 7:45 Sacral Fractures: Surgical Management

7:45 – 8:00Cervicothoracic Junction Fractures: Surgical Management

8:00 – 8:15 Lumbar Recurrent Disc Herniation: Surgical Strategies Reduce the Possibility

8:15 – 8:30 Sacral Tumors: Surgical Management

PEDIATRIC II

7:00 – 7:15 Arachnoid Cysts: When to Operate

7:15 – 7:30 What is the Role of Surgery in Chiasmal/Hypothalamic Gliomas Treatment?

7:30 – 7:45 Moya-Moya Syndrome

7:45 – 8:00 Treatment of Hypothalamic Hamartomas: from Endo/Microsurgery to Laser Ablation

8:00 – 8:15 Pediatric Cerebral Aneurysms

8:15 – 8:30 Pediatric Functional Disorders

PERIPHERAL II

7:00 – 7:15 Nerve Injury and Pain

7:15- 7:30 Treatment and Supportive Effect of Laser Photobiomodulation in Peripheral Nerve Injuries

7:30 – 7:45 Traumatic Brachial Plexus - Where to Begin

7:45 – 8:00 Surgical Treatment of Brachial Plexus Injuries

8:00 – 8:15 Traumatic Lower Brachial Plexopathy – Nerve Transfer for Functional Hand Recovery

8:15 – 8:30 Pain Syndromes after Peripheral Nerve Decompression

CONTROVERSIES IN NEUROSURGERY

08:40 – 10:10

VASCULAR IV

8:40 – 8:55 What is the Optimal Time to Treat a Ruptured MAV?

8:55 – 9:10 Grade 3 Spetzler-Martin cortical AVM:  What is the First Line Approach?

9:10 – 9:25 AVM in Eloquent Areas: What is the Best Option of Treatment?

9:25 – 9:40 Deep AVM: What is the Best Option of treatment?

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

VASCULAR V

8:40 – 8:55 Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysms < 5mm.  When Treat?

8:55 – 9:10 Asyntomatic Carotid Stenosis. When Treat?

9:10 – 9:25 Asyntomatic Patients with Moya MD: When Treat?

9:25 – 9:40 Asyntomatic Cavernoma: When Treat?

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

SKULL BASE III

8:40 – 9:10 Vestibular Schwannomas. Microsurgery vs Radiosurgery

9:10 – 9:40 Petroclival Meningiomas. Retrosigmoid Approach vs Presigmoid Approach

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

ONCOLOGY IV

8:40 – 8:55 Neuronavigation in Neuro-Oncology: Is it Essential?

8:55 – 9:10 Intra-Operative Ultrasound for Gliomas: Is it Still Useful?

9:10 – 9:25 5 ALA vs Intraoperative MRI: What is the Best Tool to Define Residual Tumor During Surgery?

9:25 – 9:40 Spinal Cord Tumors: Is Intra-Operative Monitoring Essential?

9:40 -10:10 Discussion

SPINE III

8:40 – 8:55 Unilateral Cervical Facet Dislocation: Anterior Versus Posterior Approach

8:55 – 9:10 Thoracic Disc Herniation: Microscopic vs Endoscopic Approach

9:10 – 9:25 Arnold Chiari Type I Malformation: Bone Decompression vs Bone Decompression+ Duroplasty + Amigdalopexis+ Siringotomy

9:25 – 9:40 Adult Scoliosis: Selective Decompressión vs Balance Correction

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

PEDIATRIC II

8:40 – 8:55 Open Fetal Surgery of Myelomeningocele

8:55 – 9:10 Open Fetal Surgery with Neuroendoscopy

9:10 – 9:25 Spinal Lipoma: When to Operate?

9:25 – 9:40 The Sequence Dysplasia Caudal Regression

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

PHERIPHERAL II

8:40- 8:55 Advance Imaging in Peripheral Nerve Surgery

8:55 – 9:10 Imaging Possibilities of the Peripheral Nerves Using Advanced Magnetic Resonance Techniques (Mr Neurography, Dti, Mr Tractography)

9:10 – 9:25 Neuroprosthetics and Neural Interface Technology

9:25 – 9:40 Use of Thoracoscopy to Obtain a Long Graft of the Phrenic Nerve

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

PLENARY SESSION

16:30 – 18:10

VASCULAR III

16:30 – 16:50 Venous Endovascular Approach in the Treatment of Brain AVMs

SKULL BASE III

16:50 – 17:10 Petroclival Meningioma Update

SPINE III

17:10 – 17:30 Unstability, up Dating the Concept: Clinical Focus

for Neurosurgeons.

PEDIATRIC

17:30 – 17:50 Craneopharyngeoma Update

SPECIAL GUEST IV

17:50 – 18:10 To define