Presentations 2018

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Thursday 2 August

  1. Natural course and management strategy for the Unruptured Cerebral Aneurysms: Japanese Perspective – Akio Morita
  2. Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease – Hidehiro Hirabayashi

Friday 3 August

  1. Medical Engineering in Neurosurgery Robotics and Surgical Science – Akio MoritaAkio Morita
  2. Are all PICA aneurysms dissecting in nature Review of 16 cases – Christel Arnold-Day
  3. The site, size, and demographics of Ruptured Aneurysms at two large central hospitals In Johannesburg – Yonela Macala
  4. Embolization of the choroidal artery in the treatment of cerebral arteriovenous malformations – Yasushi Matsumoto
  5. Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound treatment for essential tremor -our experience – Hidehiro Hirabayashi – Hidehiro Hirabayashi 
  6. Management of retained transcranial knife blades – David Le Feuvre 
  7. Auditory Brainstem Implants (ABI) in Neurofibromatosis II – JR Ouma 
  8. Innovative neurosurgery in a developing country – Nico Enslin 
  9. Neurosurgical Innovation in the Public & Private sectors – Round Table 1 

Saturday 4 August

  1. Predictors of fatality in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury – KB Muballe 
  2. Non-missile penetrating head injuries – B Harrington 
  3. The demographics of traumatic brain injury and in-patient costs in high dependency neurosurgical unit a Cross-sectional study in a tertiary academic hospital – Dereje Gebrehiwot Mamo 
  4. Neurosurgical spine – clinical and research priorities – David Welsh 
  5. The Use of free water clearance to distinguish between SIADH and CSWS in hyponatremic patients in neurosurgical ICU – V Magumbeze 
  6. Changing Perspective – Occupational Therapy in Neurosurgery – Kashiefa Dalvi 
  7. Neuroanatomical Navigation – Aamir Qureshi 
  8. Reliability of the appearance of the Spheno-Occipital Synchondrosis in estimating the age of an individual – Aristide Oyono 
  9. Technical aspects of an endoscopic CSF leak repair – SA Tromp
  10. Vestibular Schwannoma Surgery with the use of Intraoperative Monitoring – Sonia Nunes
  11. Changing Lives of Children Living with Retinoblastoma – Aamir Qureshi
  12. Giant skull base tumours at the WITS teaching hospitals 2015-2017 – JR Ouma
  13. Advancing Paediatric Neuroscience Through Neurosurgery (in Africa) – Tony Figaji

Sunday 5 August

  1. Neurosurgery training in South Africa – PL Lekgwara
  2. Developing the Future Leaders in Health Care – Sule Burger
  3. Medical Protection – Margi van Gogh and Volker Hitzeroth
  4. EthiQal: Medicolegal Risks in Neurosurgery – Bettina Taylor

Abstract submission opens
5 February 2019

Abstract submission deadline
26 April 2019

Notification to authors
7 June 2019

Early-bird closes
31 July 2019

Preferential booking rates for accommodation close
26 June 2019


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