WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 1

STATE OF ART

07:00 – 08:30

VASCULAR III

7:00 – 7:15 Treatment of AVMs: Current Concepts and Future Directions

7:15 – 7:30 Multimodality Management of Spetzler-Martin Grade 3 Brain AVM

7:30 – 7:45 Current Management Strategy for Unruptured Cerebral AVM

7:45 – 8:00 Surgical Techniques for Resection of AVMs

8:00 – 8:15 Endovascular Techniques for Treatment of Cerebral AVMs

8:15 – 8:30 Radiosurgery for AVMs. Indications, Treatment Modalities, Complications.

SKULL BASE II

(Meningiomas: anterior and middle fossa)

7:00 – 7:15 Olfactory Groove Meningiomas

7:15 – 7:30 Optic Sheath Meningiomas

7:30 – 7:45 Sphenoid Wing Meningiomas

7:45 – 8:00 Clinoidal Meningiomas

8:00 – 8:15 Cavernous Sinus Meningiomas

8:15 – 8:30 Radiosurgery Update in Skull Base Meningiomas

ONCOLOGY III

7:00 – 7:15 Brain Metastasis Surgery: Modern Concepts

7:15 – 7:30 The Study of the Genetic Heterogeneity and its Role in the Treatment of Brain Metastases

7:30 – 7:45 Role of Surgery and Radiosurgery in Immuno and Target Therapy Era

7:45 – 8:00 Radiosurgery for Brain Metastasis: Modern Concepts

8:00 – 8:15 Ependymoma Management

8:15 – 8:30 Pineal Tumors Management

TRAUMA II

(Managing Neurotrauma in Low Resources Environments)

7:00 – 7: 15 Challenges of Managing Neurotrauma in Low Resources Settings

7:15 – 7:30 International TBI: What We Have Learned from Clinical Trials in High Income Countries is Applicable to Low Resources Settings?

7:30 – 7: 45 Decision Making for TBI Surgical Management in Austere Environments

7:45 – 8:00 From Battlefield to Civil Areas: Applications of New Diagnostic Tools and Innovations in Surgical Techniques

8:00 – 8:15 Management of Cranial Complex Fractures in Low Resources Environments

8:15 – 8:30 Evidence Based Management of Chronic Subdural Hematomas

FUNTIONAL II

(DBS for Psychiatric Disorders)

7:00 – 7:15 DBS-Medial Foredbrain Bundle (Slmfb) for Treatment-Resistant Depression

7:15 – 7:30 DBS for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

7:30 – 7:45 DBS for Alzheimer

7:45 – 8:00 DBS for Gilles De La Tourette

8:00 – 8:15 DBS of Inferior Thalamic Peduncule for Treatment-Resistant Depression

8:15 – 8:30 DBS of Subcallosal Cingulate (25 Area) for Treatment-Resistant Depression

HYDROCEPHALUS

7:00 – 7:15 Future Perspectives in the Management of Hydrocephalus

7:15 – 7:30 Diagnosis and Management of Shunt Complications

7:30 – 7:45 Ventricular-Atrial Shunt as the First Option in NPH Management

7:45 – 8:00 Endoscopic Treatment of Complex Hydrocephalus in Infants

8:00 – 8:15 State of the Art in Hydrocephalus Images

8:15 – 8:30 Burden of Proof

COMPLICATIONS

7:00 – 7:15 Intraoperative Complications of Surgery for Brain Aneurysms

7:15 – 7:30 Complications of Endovascular Techniques for Brain Aneurysms

7:30 – 7:45 Intraoperative Complications of Surgery for Brain AVM’s

7:45 – 8:00 Complications of Endovascular Techniques for brain AVMs

8:00 – 8:15 Carotid endarterectomy complications

8:15 – 8:30 Complications of Surgery for Peripheral Nerve

CONTROVERSIES IN NEUROSURGERY

08:40 – 10:10

VASCULAR III

8:40 – 8:55 Basilar Apex Aneurysms: Endovascular Techniques as First Option

8:55 – 9:10 Basilar Apex Aneurysms: Surgical Techniques as First Option

9:10 – 9:25 Microsurgical Clipping Indications of Posterior Fossa Aneurysms in the Endovascular Era.

9:25 – 9:40 Endovascular Techniques for Vertebrobasilar Dolichoectatic Fusiform Aneurysm

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

SKULL BASE II

8:40 – 9:10 Craniopharyngiomas. Transcranial vs Endoscopic

9:10 – 9:40 Pituitary Adenomas. Endoscopic vs Microscopic

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

ONCOLOGY III

8:40 – 8:55 Functional MRI and Tractography in Neuro-Oncology: Are They Essential?

8:55 – 9:10 Sterotactic Biopsy vs Navegation Guided Biopsy: Cost Effectiveness Comparation.

9:10 – 9:25 Is There Any Role of Surgery for Corpus Calosum Gliomas?

9:25 – 9:40 Awake Craniotomy for Non Dominant Hemisphere: Why Do It?

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

TRAUMA II

(Neurotrauma Management in Extreme Ages)

8:40 – 8:55 Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Controversies in Surgical Therapies

8:55 – 9:10 Neurocritical Care in Pediatric Brain Trauma: What is Cost-Effective?

9:10 – 9:25 Cranial Reconstruction in Pediatric Neurotrauma: Myths and Facts

9:25 – 9:40 The Surgical Dilemma: When and How Approach Elderly Patients under Anticoagulant Therapies

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

FUNCTIONAL II

(Surgery for advance Parkinson Disease)

8:40 – 8:55 DBS

8:55 - 9:10 Focused Ultrasaund

9:10 – 9:25 Radiosurgery

9:25 – 9:40 DBS in the Elderly

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

HYDROCEPHALUS

8:40 – 8:55 Management of NPH: DVA or DVP vs LP Shunt

8:55 – 9:10 Endoscopic vs Shunt Procedures in Hydrocephalus

with Case Presentation

9:10 – 9:25 Controversis. Management in Shunt Infections

with Case Presentation

9:25 – 9:40 Is the Programable Shunt Necessary?

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

COMPLICATIONS

8:40 – 8:55 Complications in Skull Base Surgery

8:55 – 9:10 Complications of Surgery for Pituitary Tumors.

9:10 – 9:25 Complications of Surgery for Craniopharyngiomas

9:25 – 9:40 Complications of Surgery for Degenerative Lumbar Spine

9:40 – 9:55 Complications of Surgery for Degenerative Cervical Spine

9:55 – 10:10 Complications of Deep Brain Stimulation

PLENARY SESSION

10:40 – 12:20

SKULL BASE II

10:40 – 11:00 Cavernous Sinus Tumors Update

ONCOLOGY II

11:00 – 11:20 Modern Concepts of Awake Craniotomy for Gliomas

PERIPHERAL

11:40 – 12:00 Nerve Injuries in Continuity

EPILEPSY

11:20 – 11:40 Early Epilepsy Surgery in Drug-Resistant Epilepsy.

SPECIAL GUEST III

12:00 – 12:20 To Define