TUESDAY AUGUST 31

STATE OF ART

07:00 – 08:30

VASCULAR II

7:00 – 7:15 Keyhole Approaches for Aneurysm Surgery

7:15 – 7:30 Endoscopic Approaches to Intracranial Aneurysms

7:30 – 7:45 The Supraorbital Endoscopic Approach for Aneurysms

7:45 – 8:00 Bypass Techniques for Giant Aneurysms

8:00 – 8:15 Management of Intracranial Large and Giant Aneurysms. Surgery and Endovascular Treatment.

8:15 – 8:30 Woven Endobridge (WEB) as Primary Treatment for Intracranial Aneurysms

ONCOLOGY II

(High grade Gliomas)

7:00 – 7:15 Radiomics and Imaging Pitfalls for HGG

7:15 – 7:30 Molecular Markers: How Useful They are to Define Prognosis and Treatment

7:30 – 7:45 Is Tumor Treating Fields (TTF) New Standard of Care Treatment?

7:45 – 8:00 Is Maximal Safe Resection Still Important for Prognosis?

8:00 – 8:15 Is 5 ALA Essential for HGG Resection?

8:15 – 8:30 Oligodendrogliomas Management

TRAUMA I

(Advanced Diagnosis in Neurotrauma)

7:00 – 7:15 Clinical Biomarkers in Traumatic Brain Injury: From Cell Injury to Recovery Pathways

7:15 – 7:30 Clinical Biomarkers in Spinal Cord Injury: Injury, Regeneration and Plasticity

7:30 – 7:45 Advanced Multimodal Imaging in TBI: From Acute Phase to Rehabilitation

7:45 – 8:00 Advanced Multimodal Monitoring in Neurotrauma: Integrating Engineer with Medical Sciences

8:00 – 8:15 Oxygen Monitoring in Traumatic Brain Injury

8:15 – 8:30 Non Invasive Intracranial Pressure Monitoring

PEDIATRIC I

7:00 – 7:15 Pineal Tumors

7:15 – 7:30 Pediatric Gliomas

7:30 – 7:45 State of Art of Medulloblastoma

7:45 – 8:00 Abusive Head Trauma

8:00 – 8:15 Understanding Congenital Craniovertebral Anomalies

8:15 – 8:30 Craniopharyngioma in Pediatric Age Group

FUNCTIONAL I

(DBS for Epilepsy)

7:00 – 7:15 Anterior Nucleus of the Thalamus Stimulation

7:15 - 7:30 Hippocampal Stimulation

7:30 – 7:45 Parafascicular Centromedian Stimulation (CM-Pf STIM)

7:45 – 8:00 Closed Loop Stimulation for Epilepsy

8:00 – 8:15 DBS of Hypothalamus for Feeding Disorders

8:15 – 8:30 DBS of Hypothalamus for Aggressive Behavior

SPINE II

7:00 – 7:15 C1-C2 Instability in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Surgical Management

7:15 – 7:30 Severe Adult Scoliosis and Surgical Methods of Correction

7:30 – 7:45 Multilevel Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Surgical Treatment

7:45 – 8:00 Cervical Spondylothic Myelopathy: Posterior Decompression Techniques

8:00 – 8:15 Lumbar Far Lateral Disc Herniation: Surgical Treatment

8:15 – 8:30 Sacroilitis: Pain Management and Surgical Treatment

NEXT MILLENIUM II

7:00 – 7:15 Image guided surgery and computer based modelling and simulation

7:15 – 7:30 Genetic Neuro Oncology

7:30 – 7:45 Treatment of Pituitary Tumors into the Future

7:45 – 8:00 Endovascular Neurosurgery

8:00 – 8:15 Role of Cerebral Revascularization into the Future

8:15 – 8:30 Discussion

CONTROVERSIES IN NEUROSURGERY

08:40 – 10:10

VASCULAR II

8:40 – 8:55 Paraclinoid Aneurysms. Endovascular Techniques as First Option

8:55 – 9:10 Paraclinoid Aneurysms. Surgical Techniques as First Option

9:10 – 9:25 Complex MCA Aneurysms: Endovascular Techniques as First Option

9:25 – 9:40 Complex MCA Aneurysms: Surgical Techniques as First Option

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

ONCOLOGY II

8:40 – 8:55 Intrinsic Brain Stem Gliomas: Biopsy or Not for Treatment?

8:55 – 9:10 Surgery of Brainstem Lesions and Simulation with 3D-Fusion Images. Is it the Best Way to Operate These Lesions?

9:10 – 9:25 Giant Meningiomas Pre Operative Embolization: Useful?

9:25 – 9:40 Cavernous Sinus Meningiomas: Surgery or Radiosurgery?

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

TRAUMA I

(Applicability and Impact of Guidelines and Protocols in Neurotrauma)

8:40 – 8:55 Living Guidelines in the Management of TBI and The Evolution of the Evidence

8:55 – 9:10 Stratified Protocols in Severe TBI: From Theory to Outcome Changes

9:10 – 9:25 Guidelines in SCI: What is Missing and What is New

9:25 – 9:40 Protocols of Care in SCI: From Translational Science to Clinical Practice

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

PEDIATRIC I

8:40 – 8:55 Craniopharyngioma Surgical Treatment

8:55 – 9:10 Craniopharyngioma Complementary Treatment

9:10 – 9:25 Brainstem/DPIG Biopsy Pros

9:25 – 9:40 Brainstem/DPIG Biopsy Cons

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

FUNCTIONAL I

(Gait and Postural instability in Parkinson Disease)

8:40 – 8:55 DBS -Peduncule Pontine Nucleus

8:55 – 9:10 Globus Pallidus (Gpi) vs Subthalamic Nucleus (STN) DBS

9:10 – 9:25 Directional Electrodes and DBS

9:25 – 9:40 Spinal Cord Stimulation

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

SPINE II

8:40 – 8:55 Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Decompression vs Decompression and Fusion

8:55 – 9:10 Malignant Sacral Tumors: Surgery vs Rt + Chemotherapy

9:10 – 9:25 Symptomatic Lumbar Facet Arthropaty: Fusion vs Palliative Pain Management

9:25 – 9:40 Intradural Extramedullary Spinal Tumors: Open vs MI Approach

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

VASCULAR COMPRESSION

8:40 – 8:55 Classical Trigeminal Neuralgias: from imaging to surgery

8:55 – 9:10 Classical Trigeminal Neuralgias: “Effects of Lesioning-Techniques on the Trigeminal Nerve”

9:10 – 9:25 Surgical Treatment of Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

9:25 – 9:40 Surgical Treatment of Hemifacial Spasm

9:40 – 10:55 Trigeminal Neuralgia: MVD Versus Radiosurgery

9:55 – 10:10 Discussion

PLENARY SESSION

16:30 – 18:10

VASCULAR II

16:30 – 16:50 Surgical Techniques for Complex Aneurysms

SPINE II

16:50 – 17:10 Minimally Invasive-Maximally Efficient in Spine Surgery

TRAUMA

17:10 – 17:30 The Evolution of Neurotrauma Management in the Era of Precision Medicine

FUNCTIONAL

17:30 – 17:50 Future Developments in Functional Neurosurgery:

SPECIAL GUEST II   

17:50 – 18:10 To Define