Last version updated March 2021

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

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 Current Management Strategy for Unruptured Cerebral AVM

7:30 – 7:45 Management of Spetzler-Martin Grade 3 Brain 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

 

WFNS SPINE COMMITTEE II



Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

7:00 – 7:15 Natural Course and Conservative Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

7:15 – 7:30 Value of Radiology and Electrophysiological Tests for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

7:30 – 7:45 Percutaneous Techniques for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

7:45 – 8:00 Decompressive Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

8:00 – 8:15 Fusion Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

8:15 – 8:30 Mobility Preserving Surgery for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

 

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 Targeted Therapy Era

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

8:00 – 8:15 Cranial Ependymoma Management

8:15 – 8:30 Decision Making and Management of Pineal Tumors

 

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

 

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

 

FUNCTIONAL II
(DBS for Psychiatric Disorders)


7:00 – 7:15 DBS-Medial Forebrain 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 Peduncle 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 in Hydrocephalus

 

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 Complications in Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting

8:15 – 8:30 Peripheral Nerve Surgery Complications

  

NEUROSURGICAL ANATOMY APPROACHES


7:00 – 7:05 Opening

7:05 – 7:20 Surgical Anatomy of  Microneurosurgical Sulcal

7:20 – 7:35 Limbic and Paralimbic Areas

7:35 – 7:50 Anatomy & Surgical Approaches to the Orbit

7:50 – 8:05 Trans-eyebrow approach for aneurysm surgery

8:05 – 8:20 Supra-orbital approach for meningiomas and pituitary tumours

8:20 - 8:35 Surgical approach to tuberculum-planum meningiomas

8:35: 8:50 Pterional Approach and Variations

8:50 – 9:05 Surgical approach to  Intraventricular Tumor

9:05 – 9:20 Merits of simple approach in skull base surgery

9:20 – 9:35 Supra-Infra and retrosigmoideo approach

9:35: 9:50 Brain-stem Anatomy and Selection of Surgical Approach

9:50 – 10:10 Discussion and closing.

 

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

 

SPINE III


8:40 – 8:55 Lumbar Arthroplasty: Is it the Best Solution to Degenerative Disc Disease?

8:55 – 9:10 Proximal Junction Failure: How to Avoidance and Treatment

9:10 – 9:25 Unstable L5-S1 Low Grade Spondylolisthesis: ALIF vs TLIF

9:25 – 9:40 C1-C2 Rheumatoid Reducible Subluxation: Posterior Wiring vs Screws

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 Stereotactic Biopsy vs Navigation Guided Biopsy: Cost Effectiveness Comparison

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

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

9:40 – 10:10 Discussion

 

SKULL BASE II


8:40 – 8:55 Craniopharyngiomas: Transcranial vs Endoscopic

8:55 – 9:10 Craniopharyngiomas: Transcranial vs Endoscopic

9:10 – 9:25 Pituitary Adenomas: Endoscopic vs Microscopic

9:25 – 9:40 Pituitary Adenomas: Endoscopic vs Microscopic

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 Advanced Parkinson Disease)


8:40 – 8:55 DBS (Advanced Parkinson Disease)

8:55 - 9:10 Focused Ultrasound (Advanced Parkinson Disease)

9:10 – 9:25 Radiosurgery (Advanced Parkinson Disease)

9:25 – 9:40 DBS in the Elderly (Advanced Parkinson Disease)

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 Controversies in the Management of 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 in endoscopic Surgery for pituitary adenoma

9:10 – 9:25 Complications of Lumbar Spinal Fusion with Transpedicular Instrumentation

9:25 – 9:40 Complications in Degenerative Cervical Spine Surgery

9:40 – 9:55 Complications in Treatment of Spinal Cord Tumors

9:55 – 10:10 Complications in Craniopharyngioma Surgery

 

PLENARY SESSION
10:40 – 12:20

 

ONCOLOGY II


10:40 – 11:00 Modern Concepts of Awake Craniotomy for Gliomas

 SKULL BASE III


11:00 – 11:20 Cavernous Sinus Tumors Update


PERIPHERAL


11:20 – 11:40 Nerve Injuries in Continuity

 GLOBAL


 11:40 – 12:00 Global Neurosurgery: Working Together to Address Unmet Needs


SPECIAL GUEST III


12:00 – 12:20 To Be Defined

VIDEOS SESSIONS
14:00 – 18:10

 

VASCULAR VIDEOS


14:00 – 14:12 Microsurgical Clipping of Basilar Apex Aneurysm

14:12 – 14:24 Endovascular Treatment for Large Basilar Apex Aneurysm

14:24 – 14:36 Bypass and Reconstruction in Aneurysm of Anterior Circulation

14:36 – 14:48 PICA to PICA Anastomosis for Complex Posterior Fossa Aneurysm

14:48 – 15:00 Bypass for MCA Giant Aneurysm

15:00 – 15:12 Flow Diversion for Giant Supraclinoid Aneurysm

15:12 - 15:24 Woven Endobridge (WEB) for MCA Aneurysm

15:24 – 15:36 Endovascular Approach for Vertebrobasilar Dolichoectatic Fusiform Aneurysm

15:36 – 15:48 Surgical Resection of Cortical AVMs in Eloquent Motor Area

15:48 – 16:00 Microsurgical Excision for Deep AVM

16:00 -16:30 COFFEE BREAK 

16:30 – 16:42 Microsurgical resection of Hippocampal AVM and Insular AVM (two cases)

16:42 – 16:54 Endovascular Transvenous Treatment for Brain AVM

16:54 – 17:06 Endovascular Treatment for Vein of Galen Malformation

17:06 – 17:18 Carotid Endarterectomy for Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

17:18 – 17:30 Carotid Angioplasty for Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis

17:30 – 17: 42 Microsurgical Excision Spinal Dural AVF

17:42 – 17:54 Endovascular Treatment of Spinal AVM

17:54 – 18:06 Revascularization for Moyamoya Disease

 

SPINE VIDEOS


14:00 – 14:12 Transoral Odontoidectomy

14:12 – 14:24 Occipitocervical Fusion

14:24 – 14:36 Bone Decompression for Chiari Type I

14:36 – 14:48 Odontoid Screw Fixation

14:48 – 15:00 Microsurgical Anterior Cervical Foraminotomy

15:00 – 15:12 Endoscopic Partial Corpectomy Using Anterior Decompression for Cervical Compressive Myelopathy

15:12 - 15:24 Anterior Cervical Corpectomy and Fusion for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

15:24 – 15:36 Percutaneous Endoscopic Thoracic Discectomy

15:36 – 15:48 Minimally Invasive Retropleural Corpectomy

15:48 – 16:00 Costotransversectomy Approach

16:00 -16:30 COFFEE BREAK 

16:30 – 16:42 Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Spinal Lumbar Degenerative Diseases

16:42 – 16:54 Percutaneous Endoscopic Lumbar Foraminotomy

16:54 – 17:06 Biological Remodeling of the Spine: Lumbar Nucleoplasty, a MIS Technique

17:06 – 17:18 Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

17:18 – 17:30 Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (MIS-TLIF)

17:30 – 17: 42 Open-transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (O-TLIF) for Degenerative Lumbar Disease

17:42 – 17:54 Spinal Cord Stimulation for Pain

 

ONCOLOGY VIDEOS


14:00-14:12 Anterior Cranial fossa lesion affecting the Orbit

14:12 – 14:24 Sulcus-guided surgical resection of low-grade gliomas

14:24 – 14:36 Deep Intra-Axial Low Grade Glioma

14:36 – 14:48 Insular Diffuse Low Grade Glioma

14:48 – 15:00 Glioblastoma in Eloquent Cortical Brain Area

15:00-15:12 Deep Intra Axial High Grade Glioma

15:12 - 15:24 Medial Sphenoid Wing Meningioma

15:24-15:36 Large Convexity Meningioma

15:36 – 15:48 Parasagittal Meningioma with Sinus Invasion

15:48–16:00 Adult Retrochiasmatic Craniopharyngioma

16:00 -16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:30 – 16:42 Endoscopic Management of Craniopharyngiomas

16:42 – 16:54 Colloid Cyst

16:54 – 17:06 Resección endoscópica de quiste coloide del tercer ventrículo con ventrículos de tamaño normal.

17:06 – 17:18 Metastasis in Eloquent Area

17:06 – 17:18 Mesial Temporal Lobe Tumor

 17:06 – 17:18 Cavernous Sinus Tumor

 17:18 – 17:30 Brain Stem Pilocytic Astrocytoma

 17:30-17:42 Brain Stem Cavernous Hemangioma

 17:42 – 17:54 Cervicomedullary Tumor

 17: 54 – 18:06 Spinal Cord Ependymoma

 

SKULL BASE VIDEOS


14:00 – 14:12 Endoscopic approach of pituitary adenomas with cavernous sinus involvement

14:12 – 14:24 Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Functional Pituitary Adenoma

14:24 – 14:36 Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Craniopharyngioma

14:36 – 14:48 Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Clivus Chordoma

14:48 – 15:00 Transcranial Approach for Olfactory Groove Meningioma

15:00 – 15:12 Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Olfactory Groove Meningioma

15:12 - 15:24 Transcranial Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma

15:24 – 15:36 Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Tuberculum Sellae Meningioma

15:36 – 15:48 Transcranial Approach for spheno-petroclival Meningioma

15:48 – 16:00 Transcranial Approach for Trigeminal Schwannoma

16:00 -16:30 COFFEE BREAK

16:30 – 16:42 Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Giant Pituitary Tumor

16:42 – 16:54 Extended Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for Petrous Apex Tumors

16:54 – 17:06 Retrosigmoid Approach for Vestibular Schwannoma

17:06 – 17:18 Transpetrous Transtentorial Approach for Antero-lateral brainstem Schwannoma

17:18 – 17:30 Anterior Transpetrosal Approach for Petroclival Meningioma

17:30 – 17:42 Presigmoid Approach for Petroclival Meningioma

17:42 – 17: 54 Transmastoid Approach for Glomus Jugulare Tumor

17:54 – 18:06 Far-Lateral Approach for Foramen Magnum Meningioma

18:06 – 18:18 Retrosigmoid Intradural Suprameatal Approach for Petrous Apex Meningioma

18:18 – 18:30 Endoscopic Endonasal Upper Clivectomy for Radical Resection of Central Skull Base Tumor

 

VIDEOS MISCELLANEOUS


14:00 – 14:12 Neurosurgical Approach for a Giant Supraclinoid Aneurysm

14:12 – 14:24 Endovascular Approach for Giant Supraclinoid Aneurysm

14:24 – 14:36 Surgical Approach in Paraclinoid Aneurysm

14:36 – 14:48 Flow-Diverter (FRED) in Paraclinoid Aneurysm

14:48-15:00 Endovascular Approach for Carotid Cavernous Fistula

15:00 – 15:12 Urgent Middle Cerebral Artery Embolectomy

15:12 - 15:24 Surgery for Moyamoya Disease

15:24 – 15:36 Surgical Approach for Pediatric Medulloblastoma

15:36 – 15:48 Surgery for Pediatric Complex Hydrocephalus

15:48 – 16:00 Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy

16:00 -16:30 COFFEE BREAK 

16:30 – 16:42 Surgical treatment for Pediatric Brachial Plexus Palsy

16:42 – 16:54 Fetal Repair for MMC

16:54 – 17:06 Microsurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia

17:06-17:18 Decompressive Craniectomy in Traumatic Brain Injury

17:18 – 17:30 Decompressive surgery for malignant supratentorial infarction

17:30 – 17: 42 Corpus Callosotomy for Epilepsy

17:42 – 17:54 Hemispherectomy Approach for Epilepsy

17:54 – 18:06 Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Surgery

18:06 – 18:18 Brachial Plexus Surgery 

18:18 – 18:30 Minimally Invasive Evacuation of Brain Contusion

18:30 – 18:42 Endoscopic Repair of Anterior Fossa Traumatic CSF Leak