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Neurosurgery Congress South Africa Presentations 2019 – Neurosurgery Congress South Africa

Presentations 2019

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Friday 9 August

  1. 08h30_Paul Grundy_Day-case and short-stay for neurosurgery for brain tumours
  2. 08h50_Kadhaya Muballe_Predictors of recovery in moderate to severe traumatic brain injury
  3. 09h40_Jed Lazarus_Cerebral Ischaemia in Pituitary Apoplexy: A report of three cases and literature review
  4. 10h30_Katie Gilkes_Intraoperative MRI for anterior skull base surgery
  5. 11h55_John Ouma_Factors affecting hearing outcomes following Auditory Brainstem Implantation
  6. 12h05_Arif Zafar_Autologous vs synthetic cranioplasty; should there be a change in practice
  7. 12h45_Onyeka Ilorah_Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy in Adults

Saturday 10 August

  1. 08h00_Peter Hutchinson_Challenges and successes in developing clinical trials in neurotrauma
  2. 09h00_Slindile Madlala_Prognostic significance of hypernatremia in children with severe traumatic brain injury managed at a regional referral unit in Durban, South Africa
  3. 09h30_Lauren Ford_A descriptive study of malnutrition in traumatic brain injury patients
  4. 09h35_Paseka Seroto_Presentation and sequelae of mild traumatic brain injury in a tertiary institution
  5. 10h00_Peter Hutchinson_NIHR Global Health Research Group on Neurotrauma
  6. 11h25_Robert Keating_LITT in Neurosurgery
  7. 11h50_Brad Harrington_The impact of BMI on post-op pain sores when using morphine analgesia
  8. 12h00_Ian Walker_The effect of Per-operative Fluid Therapy on Haemacrit in Spinal fusion surgery
  9. 12h40_Ncedile Mankhala_MIS in Lumbar Disc Herniation- Cons
  10. 14h00_Neil Kitchen_What is the best current management of cavernomas?
  11. 14h20_Joan Grieve_Evolution of surgery for Craniopharyngioma
  12. 14h50_Arif Zafar_The best treatment for trigeminal neuralgia. Is the customer always right?
  13. 15h00_Arif Zafar_A novel technique of nerve wrapping in microvascular decompression of the trigeminal nerve; our experiment of over 100 cases
  14. 15h10_Ndyebo Mabovula_Surgical management of raised intracranial pressure in HIV seropositive adult patients with Cryptococcal
  15. 15h20_Jason Labuschagne_VNS Lead Revision Surgery
  16. 15h30_Samantha Nash_The prevalence of ECG abnormalities and abnormal troponin T levels in patients with non-traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage
  17. 16h30_Alistair Jenkins_Neuromodulation for chronic pain: current concepts and future direction
  18. 17h00_Riaan van Coller_Deep brain stimulation for Tourette syndrome
  19. 17h25_Roger Melvill_The Interface

Sunday 11 August

  1. 08h30_Peter Whitfield_National simulation and non-technical skills training bootcamps in the UK
  2. 08h50_Alistair Jenkins_Neurosurgical training in the 21st century. How do we maintain quality?
  3. 09h00_Graham Fieggen_Logbook
  4. 09h40_Helen Petersen_How millennials became the Burnout Generation
  5. 11h00_JP Ellis_The use of social media in neurosurgery

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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