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WFNS symposia

WFNS NeuroRehabilitation Committee
WFNS NeuroTraumatology Committee


Massimiliano Visocchi

Antonino Germanò

scientific committee

Filippo Flavio Angileri

Salvatore Massimiliano Cardali

Alfredo Conti

Felice Esposito

Thursday October 3, 2019
WFNS NeuroRehabilitation Committee

scientific program
room B

9:20-9:30 Welcome address (M. Visocchi)

9.30 - 10.40
I. Spinal reconstruction
Chair: R. Delfini, M. Tomei, S. Tumbiolo

Title Speaker
Cervical spine reconstruction J. Zhong
CVJ Reconstruction in Trauma M. Visocchi
Spinal reconstruction in elderly patientsM. Zileli
 Fiber-tracking reconstruction in SCI G. Innocenzi
Lumbar spinal reconstruction in traumaA. Barbanera
3D conduits for neural transdifferentiation and stem cell transplantation in reconstruction in spinal cord lesions
C. Steyn
10 minutes Discussion

scientific program
room B

10.40 - 12.20
II. Craniocerebral Reconstruction
Chair: G Barbagallo, G. Nicoletti, A. Delitala

Title Speaker
Modern neurosurgical techniques of cranial reconstruction A. Olivi
Osteointegration in Cranial recostruction R. Stefini
New strategies for diagnosis and recovery monitoring of brain concussion
F. Pastore 
Indications and Risks of Deep Brain Stimulation for persistent vegetative state
M. Mehedorn
Ultrasound MR guided for the treatment of post traumatic tremor G. Iacopino
Experience on surgical treatment for post traumatic epilepsyG. Broggi
Vagal Nerve Stimulation in posttraumatic epilepsy A. Ducati
Endoscopic reconstruction of CSF pathways in hydrocephalusP. Oppido
10 minutes Discussion


14.00 - 15.00 (Lectures 20 minutes)
Chair: D. Garbossa, F. Di Meco, F. De Ponte

Medtronic, Integra, AMS Group

scientific program
room B

15.00 - 16.35
IV. Burning questions in recontruction
Chair: J. Zhong, F. Guida, R. De Falco

Title Speaker
Education in NeurosurgeryF. Tomasello
Cranial reconstruction between art and principlesL. Santi
Endoscopy in reconstructive procedures D. Locatelli
Cranioplasty: timing and materials
G.L. Zona
New trends in CNS stimulation R. Ricciuti
Spinal reconstruction after TraumaP. Ciappetta
CBF reconstruction in posttraumatic hydrocephalusC. Anile
New Materials D. La Torre
Final remarksM. Visocchi
10 minutes Discussion

Friday October 4, 2019
WFNS NeuroTrauma & Critical Care Committee

scientific program
room B

9:00-9:15 Welcome address (T. Khan)

9.15 - 12.20

Title Speaker
WFNS and Education in LMICsF. Servadei
TBI Centre and International Collaboration A. Maas   
Management of Head Trauma without ICP MonitoringR. Chesnut
Role of NIHR in TBI Collaboration in LMICsH. Mee 
Neurotrauma in Developing CountriesT. Khan
DiscussionB. Splavski
Global Neurotrauma RegistryA. Kolias 
Comprehensive Recommendations on Management of Brain and Spine Injuries in LMICsK. Park
TBAA. Potapov
TBAA. Buki
TBAN. Marklund
Ahmed ALI SHAH (TK) Spinal Trauma from a Third World Perspective 

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