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Neurosurgical Approaches to the Cranial Compartments Course

November 17 — November 19

RCS, Edinburgh, UK

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Neurosurgical Approaches to the Cranial Compartments (Co-organised by the Edinburgh Department of Clinical Neurosciences and the Glasgow Institute of Neurological Sciences)
17, 18 & 19 November 2015
Venue: Stewarts Skills Laboratory, RCSEd

DAY 1 – Tuesday 17th November 2015 Faculty /Lead

08.30-09.00
Pterional craniotomy/orbitozygomatic osteotomy
Mr I Fouyas
09.00-11.00
Dissection

11.15-11.45
Anterior clinoidectomy/approaches to the optic canal
Mr P Statham
11.45-13.15
Dissection

14.30-15.00
Subtemporal approach to the middle fossa
Mr M Kamel
15.00-16.30
Dissection
16.30-16.45
Cavernous sinus/anterior petrosal anatomy
Dr S Lafazanos
16.45-17.15
Discussion of the approaches and quiz
Mr M Lee

DAY 2 – Wednesday 18th November 2015 Faculty/Lead

08.30-09.00
Anterior interhemispheric approach/transphenoidal exposure
Mr L Dunn
09.00-11.00
Dissection

11.15-11.45
Transcallosal approaches to the third ventricle
Mr C Mathieson
11.45-13.15
Dissection

14.30-15.00
Retrosigmoid craniotomy
Mr W Taylor
15.00-16.30
Dissection
16.30-17.00
Discussion of the approaches and quiz
Mr M Lee

DAY 3 – Thursday 19th November 2015 Faculty/Lead

08.30-09.00
Approaches to the fourth ventricle
Mr R O’Kane
09.00-11.00
Dissection

11.15-11.45
Approaches to the pineal region
Mr J St George
11.45-13.15
Dissection

14.30-15.00
Far lateral approach /C1 – C2 exposure
Mr L Alakandy
15.00-16.30
Dissection
16.30-17.00
Discussion of the approaches and quiz
Mr M Lee

Confirmed Faculty
Mr Ioannis Fouyas, Consultant Surgeon, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General
Hospital, Edinburgh
Mr Likhith Alakandy, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General
Hospital, Glasgow
Mr Laurence Dunn, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General
Hospital, Glasgow
Mr Mahmoud Kamel, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Dr Spyridon Lafazanos, Consultant Neurosurgeon, General Military Hospital of Athens
Mr Marco Lee, Attending Neurosurgeon, Stanford Medical School, US
Mr Calan Mathieson, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General
Hospital, Glasgow
Mr Roddy O’Kane, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General
Hospital, Glasgow
Mr Patrick Statham, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western
General Hospital, Edinburgh
Mr Jerome St George, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern
General Hospital, Glasgow
Professor George Stranjalis, Department of Neurosurgery, Athens Medical School
Mr William Taylor, Consultant Neurosurgeon, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Southern General
Hospital, Glasgow

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