Today: Sixth International Skull Base Dissection Course

Sixth International Skull Base Dissection Course

October 7 — October 9

Arezzo, Italy

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Course Directors
Luc De Waele, MDDirector NeurosurgeryGhent, Belgium

Bernard George, MD
Honoured Guest
Professor, Chief of the Department of Neurosurgery, Lariboisière
University Hospital
Paris, France

Luciano Mastronardi, MD
Co-Director
Chief of Neurosurgery San Filippo Neri Hospital Rome, Italy

Iver Arne Langmoen, MD
Co-Director
Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery Oslo University Hospital
Oslo, Norway

Juha Ohman, MD
Co-Director
Professor, Dept. of Neurosurgery
Tampere University Hospital
Tampere, Finland

Jon Ramm Petterson, MD
Faculty Member
Oslo University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery
Oslo, Norway
Oslo, NorwayArne Roos, MD
Co-Director
Sahlgrenska Univ. Hospital
Gothenburg, Sweden

8.OO AM Welcome and Introduction. Registration and Presentation of the faculty.

8.10 AM Principles of skull base surgery.

8.20 AM Surgical Anatomy of Pterional approachOrbito-Zygomatic approach to parasellar region and variations. Technical note.

8.50 AM The basic instruments you need in skull base surgery.

9.00 AM Endoscopic approach to the anterior skull base.

9.30 AM Cadaver hands on dissection Pterional – Orbito- Zygomatic
approach with demo as your guide.

1.00 PM Special lecture: anterior skull base lesions: easy to approach– easy to handle.

1.15 PM Surgical anatomy of the Orbit.

1.35 PM Microsurgical approach to cavernous sinus. Surgical anatomy of extra– and intradural cavernous sinus. Anterior + posterior clinoidectomy. Technical note.

2.00 PM Cadaver hands on extra–intradural approach to cavernous
sinus/extradural Ant. clinoidectomy with demo as your guide;
orbit anatomy- dissection.

5.00 PM Clean up and closing the lab. Summary of the day.

6.45 PM Course dinner with the faculty (casual dinner).

8.45 PM Questions around a beer


THURSDAY OCTOBER 8TH, 2015
Temporal Bone and Petrosal Approaches to the
Skull Base
8.00 AM Indications of mastoidectomy and combined petrosal
approach. Surgical anatomy. Technical note.
8.45 AM Special lecture: translabirynthine approach for acoustic
neuromas.
9.00 AM Cadaver hands on mastoidectomy and combined petrosal
approach*.
12.OO AM Lunch
1.00 PM Middle fossa approach: Indications and Surgical Anatomy.
Technical note.
1.30 PM Extended middle fossa approach and Anterior Petrosectomy.
Indications and Surgical Anatomy. Technical note.
2.00 PM Cadaver hands on middle fossa; anterior petrosectomy –
extended middle fossa approach
5.00 PM Clean up and closing the lab. Summary of the day.
6.30 PM Formal Course dinner with certificates for qualifiers.
8.30 PM Questions around a beer


FRIDAY OCTOBER 9TH, 2015
Far Lateral Approach to the Skull Base
8.00 AM Surgical anatomy of far lateral approach to Jugular Foramen and lateral high cervical region. Indications and Technical
note.
8.45 AM Cadaver hands on Far lateral approach
12.00 AM Summary of the Day. Final remarks – Closing the lab.

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