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Athens

September 4 – 8, 2016

EANS 2016

Congress

Neurosurgery:

From the Classics to the future

Looking forward to

welcoming you to Athens

 

 

A few words from the Speakers

We asked our EANS2016 speakers if they would give us a few words about their presentations(s) and / or what they were looking forward to at EANS2016.
This is what they said:

 

Panagiotis Selvaridis Panagiotis Selvaridis (EANS2016 Congress President)
Greece
From my position as the President of the Congress, I have the great honour to address both to the modern period of neurosurgery as well as to the ancient one...

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Ridvan Alimehmeti Ridvan Alimehmeti
Albania

From the Classics of thoracic outlet syndrome.
The invitation to deliver a lecture on brachial plexus surgery honors me exactly ten years from my successful completion of EANS...

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Nur Altinors Nur Altinors
Turkey

I will be lecturing about"Percutaneous vertebral augmentation techniques", namely kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty procedures...

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Hugo Andrade Hugo Andrade
Canada

Evolution is one of the characteristics that define our lives. The neurosurgical field is a proof of constant evolution and improvement. My talk on Purely ...

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Filippo Flavio Angileri Filippo Flavio Angileri
Italy

Aggressive pituitary adenomas are a rare but challenging group of tumors needing a multidisciplinary approach. Their early identification is mandatory ...

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Tipu Aziz Tipu Aziz
UK

Intractable neuropathic pain was one of the earliest indications for deep brain stimulation. Despite multiple large case studies it fell out of favour as a result of FDA...

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Matteo Baccaneli Matteo Baccaneli
Argentina

The aim of the conference is to present the experience of the “Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires”, Argentina, in the management of incidental cerebral aneurysms through a...

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Barciszewska Anna-Maria Barciszewska
Poland

Continuous changes on different levels of biological organization are the background of all physiological and pathological processes. However, these changes...

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Bertalanffy Helmut Bertalanffy
Germany

It is a pleasure to share with you my current experience with brainstem lesions and the lessons I learned during the past two decades.



David Bervini David Bervini
Switzerland

The management of unruptured brain arteriovenous malformations has become a hot topic, expanding beyond the neurosurgical community ...

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Carlos Botella-Asuncion Carlos Botella-Asuncion
Spain

Spinal disorders are among the most common medical conditions, having a significant impact on health-related quality of life, use of health care resources and...

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Jannick Brennum Jannick Brennum
Denmark

My clinical passion has for many years been glioma surgery with a specific focus on gliomas in eloquent brain areas. I am fascinated with both the technical challenges of resecting these...

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Marike Broekman Marike Broekman
Netherlands

The Ethico-Legal committees of the EANS and WFNS have joined forces for this project describing the ethics of neural stem cells for neurological diseases ...

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Michaël Bruneau Michaël Bruneau
Belgium

In this presentation on the surgical treatment of unruptured, very small aneurysms, the indications for treatment of these aneurysms smaller or equal to 3 millimeters will be...

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Tito Vivas Buitrago Tito Vivas Buitrago
USA

Welcome to the EANS2016, an excellent platform for the exchange of scientific knowledge. In this event you will find some of the latest and most significant medical ...

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Sukru Caglar Sukru Caglar
Turkey

Endoscopic transnasal way is an efficient surgical approach that has recently gained popularity regarding craniocervical pathologies ...

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Dorian Chauvet Dorian Chauvet
France

EANS 2016 in Athens is a great opportunity to present my work entitled "Innovative minimally invasive Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) for pituitary gland tumors with ...

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Hans Clusmann Hans Clusmann
Germany

I am happy to discuss the topic of epilepsy and brain tumours in at EANS2016 in Athens. Historically, the ancient Greek Hippocrates was the first to reject the idea of epilepsy as a...

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Shlomi Constantini Shlomi Constantini
Israel


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Bogdan Costachescu Bogdan Costachescu
Romania

I am looking forward to EANS2016, because of its exceptional scientific program and it being the occasion to meet exceptional experts in the field ...

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Marius Dabija Marius Dabija
Romania

There are few more devastating conditions that afflict a patient than those experienced after a spinal cord injury with severe disabilities ...

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Gleb Danilov Gleb Danilov
Russian Federation

My talk will give insights on brain stem blood flow in traumatic brain injury - an issue poorly addressed in clinical research. While the huge impact of data mining on ...

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Steven De Vleeschouwer Steven De Vleeschouwer
Belgium

Immunotherapy for cancer, once an elusive dream of medical scientists, evolved from a story of unexplained anecdotal cancer regressions more than 120 years ago...

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Amir Dehdashti Amir Dehdashti
USA

I will explore the current indications and major limitations in surgery of anterior skull base meningiomas. Why was the endoscopic endonasal approach so attractive ...

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Roberto Delfini Roberto Delfini
Italy

First of all, I am honoured to have been invited to this prestigious congress in one of the most historical locations in the world. My talk is about meningiomas ...

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Bart Depreitere Bart Depreitere
Belgium

The program of the EANS 2016 Congress in Athens is a well-balanced kaleidoscope of topics, covering the vast field of neurosurgery. I am certain that all participants...

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Duffau Hugues Duffau
France

Glioma surgery with optimal outcomes regarding both overall survival and quality of life is possible only if the functional anatomy of the neural...

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Shalva Eliava Shalva Eliava
Russian Federation

My speech is about "Modern concepts of microsurgical treatment of brain aneurysms". It's a very challenging and important problem vascular neurosurgeons face every day...

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James FitzGerald James FitzGerald
UK

I am looking forward to the EANS Congress and in particular the opportunity to talk about Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, a new ...

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Stefan Florian Stefan Florian
Romania

I am looking forward to EANS2016 being a landmark Congress for our community, because of its exceptional scientific program and it being the occasion to meet...

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Denys Fontaine Denys Fontaine
France

My talk will give a brief update on the recent developments and results of neuromodulation (including deep brain stimulation, occipital nerve stimulation...

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Nicolas Foroglou Nicolas Foroglou
Greece

Focusing on the scientific programme, balancing the different topics, countries and attitudes, planning a smooth event plenty of blue skies and vivid networking...

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Ioannis Fouyas Ioannis Fouyas
UK

I am honoured to participate in this year’s Congress held in my homeland. I work in a Unit that has embraced evidence based treatment strategies...

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Miroslav Galanda Miroslav Galanda
Slovakia

Following severe traumatic brain injury widespread loss of cerebral connectivity is supposed to be the main cause of the failure of proper brain functioning in some patients...

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Michelangelo Gangemi Michelangelo Gangemi
Italy

Once again It will be a pleasure for me to be enrolled in such prestigious event. I think that this year's EANS Congress will shed light on innovations in terms of technologies...

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Paul Gardner Paul Gardner
USA

I will be speaking on several aspects of skull base surgery, focusing on new approaches, especially the endoscopic endonasal approach. This will include talks on using this...

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Roland Goldbrunner Roland Goldbrunner
Germany

Dear colleagues, Within the last years, treatment of meningiomas became more and more interdisciplinary. To shed more light on evidence...

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Alex Green Alex Green
UK

I am particularly looking forward to EANS 2016. There is an excellent breadth of topics and many talks and workshops on the ‘state of the art’. From my point of view...

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Robert E. Harbaugh Robert E. Harbaugh
USA

I am really looking forward to the EANS meeting in Athens. It looks like it will be an outstanding meeting in a great venue...

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Peter Hutchinson Peter Hutchinson
USA

My talk will provide an update on clinical trials in neurotrauma. There are several recently completed and ongoing randomised trials...

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Bogdan Iliescu Bogdan Iliescu
Romania

The EANS Congress is a great opportunity to exchange ideas and neurosurgical experience and to learn from the best in Europe. It represents a scientific ...

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Marcel Ivanov Marcel Ivanov
UK

There are many reasons why neurosurgeons from all around Europe (and not only Europe) attend a neurosurgical conference. Some are just making their first...

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Mohsen Javadpour Mohsen Javadpour
Ireland

My talks will focus on neurovascular and skull base surgery. In neurovascular surgery, I will be speaking about microsurgical excision of unruptured brain AVMs ...

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Imad Kanaan Imad Kanaan
Saudi Arabia

The cradle of western medicine is an inspiring venue to review our neurosurgical practice from classic to modern and exchange global experience with friends and colleagues ...

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Hakan Karabagli Hakan Karabagli
Turkey

GAME OF NEUROENDOSCOPY. Can We Operate Through a Burr Hole? From Cystoscope to Neuroendoscope. The main aim of my speech is to inform you all about indications and complications ...

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Uwe Kehler Uwe Kehler
Germany

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a much more common disease than we thought years ago. Further, NPH is a progressive disease and will end with patients bedridden...

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Kilincer Cumhur Kilincer
Turkey

A few words about my “Meet the Experts” seminar: The meaning of minimally invasive spine surgery may be vague sometimes, and there are no clear-cut...

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Evangelos Kogias Evangelos Kogias
Germany

I am looking forward to the upcoming EANS2016. The scientific programme is fantastic and Athens is one of the most exciting cities in the world. My talk is about MRI-negative ...

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Alexander Konovalov Alexander Konovalov
Russian Federation

I am going to present an experience in brain stem cavernoma treatment of about 400 cases and discuss indications for surgery and surgical results...

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Miikka Korja Miikka Korja
Finland

Something is going wrong when neurosurgeons, not only neurologists, start to believe that only the size of UIAs predicts the risk of SAH. Thus, my talk is about the risk...

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Maxim Kutin Maxim Kutin
Russian Federation

Management of Giant Adenomas. A rich experience in using endoscopic transnasal approach has been obtained by Burdenko neurosurgical institute, the leading...

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Murat Kutlay Murat Kutlay
Turkey

First of all, I thank you for the opportunity to share my experience. The title of my presentation is 'Expanded endoscopic endonasal approaches ...

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Morten Lund-Johansen Morten Lund-Johansen
Norway

My talk is entitled Strategies in the treatment of vestibular schwannomas. Vestibular schwannoma treatment is a controversial issue. I will review the current ...

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Luis Ley Luis Ley
Spain

EANS2016 will be an excellent opportunity to share knowledge and experiences among neurosurgeons from different European countries...

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Marek Mandera Marek Mandera
Poland

I am going to present our experience and possible treatment strategies in SEGA cases. Surgical resection still remains the standard treatment option SEGA for most ...

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Niklas Marklund Niklas Marklund
Sweden

A) On the talk "Post-traumatic myelopathy - indications, surgical techniques and clinical results, presented on the 05.09.2016, 08:45-09:00 ...

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Andrew Maas Andrew Maas
Belgium

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of death and disability, leading to great personal suffering to victim and relatives, as well as huge direct and indirect costs...

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Martina Messing-Juenger Martina Messing-Juenger
Germany

In the recent past we learned more about the different Chiari entities and also gained experience regarding when and how to operate. At least in Chiari malformation ...

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Wouter Moojen Wouter Moojen
Netherlands

Of course we want to hear everything about the new techniques in neurosurgery and the results of the latest oncology trials, but we especially want to see ...

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Narenthiran Ganesalingam Narenthiran
UK

Soon in Athens, I will be attending my first EANS congress and I am greatly looking forward to this. I am expecting lectures which are evidence-based as well as...

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Jakob Nemir Jakob Nemir
Croatia

Minimally invasive eyebrow keyhole approach to the anterior fossa meningeomas will be the topic of my presentation at EANS2016 in Athens ...

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Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos Dimitrios Paraskevopoulos
UK

My talk is focused on holding devices for Neuroendoscopy. Evolution, current systems and their technology are presented, with emphasis on potential strengths...

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Alonso Pavez Salinas Alonso Pavez Salinas
Chile

This is my very first time in a congress outside the South American frontiers, and I am very excited about the chance to share so many opinions  from so many origins...

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Francisco Roque Papalini Francisco Roque Papalini
Argentina

In few words, I'm going to talk about the spinal AVMs, which are a rare and challenging disease in the neurosurgical field, interesting for both senior and young ...

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Perilla Tito Perilla
 

Minimun Invasive surgery and biological reconstruction in the spine narrow channel treatment open a new door of solutions for the recovery of patients.



Portillo Marco Gonzales Portillo
Peru

There is no perfect method of treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia. I will speak at EANS2016 of my experience with Percutaneous Balloon Compression...

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Puneet Plaha Puneet Plaha
UK

Regarding my talk: it highlights a “minimalistic approach to brain tumours”  to reduce patient morbidity.
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Alexander Potapov Alexander Potapov
Russia

Basic and applied aspects of TBI. The main purpose of my report is to present emerging neuroimaging data in order to define the role of primary and secondary structural...

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Dheerendra Prasad Dheerendra Prasad
USA

Looking forward to an interesting discussion about radiosurgery in the Skull Base!



Christian Raftopoulos Christian Raftopoulos
Belgium

EANS2016 in Athens will be a unique opportunity to share the latest developments in our profession and to build new bridges between our departments. Hope to meet you there.



Daniel Refai Daniel Refai
USA

I look forward to discussing the impact of cortical pedicle screws in lumbar spine surgery, and the major advances it is making in spine care.



Rogelio Revuelta-Gutiérrez Rogelio Revuelta-Gutiérrez
Mexico

As a member of the Latin-American community of neurological surgeons and as a former president of the Latin-American Association of Neurosurgical Societies ...

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Suresh Pushpananthan Suresh Pushpananthan
UK

I will be sharing my experience of using cutting-edge technology to transform the quality of neurosurgery care and ensure neurosurgeons can reach out across...

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Leonidas Quintana Leonidas Quintana
Chile

My perspective related with the Latin American experience with the managment of Moyamoya disease has its own base. I had the opportunity...

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Andreas Raabe Andreas Raabe
Switzerland

The most important of my 3 talks will be about the fascinating technique of continuous dynamic mapping during surgery of motor eloquent brain tumors...

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Saulius Rocka Saulius Rocka
Lithuania

Surgery of the invasive regional tumors of the head. The aim of my talk is to demonstrate the complexity and surgical problems associated with the regional tumors...

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Veit Rohde Veit Rohde
Germany

I am looking forward to meeting you all in beautiful Athens. I took a first glimpse at the preliminary programme and I truly believe that we will have a premium scientific...

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Daniel Roy Daniel Roy
Switzerland

Benign skull base tumors like schwanommas and meningiomas are among the most challenging tumors to treat in neurosurgery. This is primarily due to their localization at...

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Kita Sallabanda Kita Sallabanda
Spain

Combine treatment of spine tumors is a new paradigm in neurosurgery. Recent experience and clinical study are demostratimg that decompressive surgery and radiosurgery ...

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Nicolas Sampron Nicolas Sampron
Spain

It is a pleasure and honor to contribute to this world first-class scientific event in Neurosurgery. I am really looking forward to meeting my friends and the most renowned...

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Ali Savas Ali Savas
Turkey

Dystonia is a general term which describes extended muscle contractions that may cause repeated twisting movements, or abnormal body positions. Although there are different types...

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Athanassios Seferlis Athanassios Seferlis
Greece

My field in Medicine was Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, but I am not in this congress to talk about my medical work. I was very glad to receive an invitation to talk about ...

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Aida Sehic Aida Sehic
USA

It will be my great pleasure to attend EANS meeting and seeing all the colleagues after very successful last year’s SeENS meeting in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina ...

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Karl Schaller Karl Schaller
Switzerland

My talks will be centered on two of my major clinical and scientific interests: neurovascular surgery and epilepsy surgery. One lecture will highlight...

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Ulf Schneider Ulf Schneider
Germany

Having completed the EANS Training Course just two years ago, I feel very honored to be invited to this year's EANS meeting in the wonderful city of Athens, and to give a talk about one of...

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Gerrit Schubert Gerrit Schubert
Germany

Having been involved with EANS for several years, and having recently joined the EANS Young Neurosurgeons Committee, I am particularly excited to participate in this year´s Annual Meeting...

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Stefano Signoretti Stefano Signoretti
Italy

It is time to understand that there is nothing "mild" in mild traumatic brain injury.

Roberto Stefini Roberto Stefini
Italy

The process of osseointegration is well researched in the fields of orthopedics, maxillofacial and spine surgery, but may not have been adequately considered in cranial neurosurgery ...

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Ole Solheim Ole Solheim
Norway

Looking forward to talking about low grade gliomas. There are still controversies regarding clinical management. Although some are due to the lack of evidence, some are unfortunately based...

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Angelika Sorteberg Angelika Sorteberg
Norway

This year's meeting theme is “Neurosurgery: from the classics to the future”. My topic “Balloon occlusion tests and therapeutic occlusion of vessels to and in the brain: How, when, and when not”...

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Athanasios Spiliotopoulos Athanasios Spiliotopoulos
Greece

In this great EANS meeting which brings together great speakers, enclosing all European knowledge, we have this really interesting session named ...

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Michael Spyrou Michael Spyrou
Cyprus

Conceptual approach to the spinal cord and nerve roots comprehensive syndromes: This is a new scientific, logical, human and correct aproach to any problem of the nervous system...

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Bente Sandvei Skeie Bente Sandvei Skeie
Norway

The title of my talk will be: Glioma Radiosurgery.The optimal management of patients with recurrent glioblastoma multiforme is a subject of controversy...

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Pantelis Stavrinou Pantelis Stavrinou
Germany

I will be speaking about the percutaneous lumbar interbody fusion and I will try to guide you through my whole learning process: the first cases, the mistakes...

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Martin Stienen Martin Stienen
Switzerland

I feel honored to be among the elected list of this year’s speakers, but I also feel that this topic is worth attention: Quality of present neurosurgical training is key to future patient care! The EANS has helped us to collect some fascinating data and I hope this will stimulate some lively discussion.
Terje Sundstrøm Terje Sundstrøm
Norway

Patients with brain metastases have a dismal prognosis and improvements in survival are still measured in weeks or months. New and innovative research approaches are needed...

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Andreas von Deimling Andreas von Deimling
Germany

The updated WHO 2016 classification has moved on to a molecular stage. I feel very honored to share some of the implications and limitations of the new WHO classification relevant to our closest clinical partners.

Yasin Temel Yasin Temel
Netherlands

The methods of studying surgical anatomy are rapidly changing with advances in MRI technologies. One of the advances is scanning patients at ultra-high field...

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Gabriel Tender Gabriel Tender
USA

Peripheral nerve surgery to the lower brachial plexus can be done via a minimally invasive approach. I am looking forward to presenting our operative video and getting feedback from the participants.
Laurent Thines Laurent Thines
France

It is a great pleasure to be involved in the teaching session of the vascular section at EANS2016. I will take you through the pathophysiology...

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Christos Tolias Christos Tolias
UK

After gaining a medical degree in his native Greece, Mr Tolias completed his specialist training in neurovascular and spinal surgery at the universities...

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Carole Turner Carole Turner
UK

I am really looking forward to EANS 2016 and in particular the opportunity to discuss collaborative research and the ways in which we can develop a more effective network throughout the EU.


Enrique Urculo Enrique Urculo
Spain

It is a great honor to participate as invited speaker during the FLANC session in the EASNS2016 meeting in Athens, talking about the Internal Auditory Canal...

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Peter Vajkoczy Peter Vajkoczy
Germany

We are very much looking forward to EANS2016. It will be the year´s most intense gathering of Europe´s leading Neurosurgeons...

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Jan Vesper Jan Vesper
Germany

Two talks: 1. DBS for pain and 2. Peripheral Neuromodulation
DBS is a highly effective and well established treatment for movement disorders such as PD...

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Carlos Vara Luiz Carlos Vara Luiz
Portugal

Angiography is the gold standard for the diagnosis of vascular malformations. It began with a simple question in 1925: Is it possible to see the arteries of the brain...

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Wahjoepramono Eka J Wahjoepramono
Indonesia

EANS2016 will be the greatest meeting of world neurosurgeons to discuss complicated and dilemmatic cases, such as the management of Giant aneurysms. Let's come together and discuss.

Manfred Westphal Manfred Westphal
Germany

European Neurosurgery has contributed much to the current stature of our field but for the longest time searched for the format to present this in an identifiable manner...

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Colin Watts Colin Watts
UK

EANS2016 represents the best of European neurosurgery with an exciting educational and research program. I am particularly looking forward to hearing what other surgical leaders...

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Peter Willems Peter Willems
Netherlands

As a dual trained vascular neurosurgeon, my presentations will be on diagnostic angiographic imaging. However, I look forward to discussions on all aspects of the future blending of traditional medical specialties at the neurovascular frontier.

Zileli Mehmet Zileli
Turkey

EANS meeting have always been spectacular. Anyone who wishes to get the most up-to date information must be there.