Scientific Program

AACNS 2022 participants will have the opportunity to attend lectures given by world-renowned neurosurgeons who are experts in the fields of Neuro-oncology, Trauma, Cerebrovascular, Skull Base, Peripheral, Spine and Pediatric Neurosurgery. In short, this meeting will involve the presentation, sharing, and development of cutting-edge knowledge vital to such research and clinical practice, with the ultimate aim to improve our care for patients.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Time Hall 1 Hall 2 Hall 3 Hall 4 Hall 5 Hall 6 Hall 7 Hall 8 Hall 9 Hall 10
8:30-12:00 Cerebrovascular Surgery Update Neurotrauma Update Traumatic Brain Injury Spinal Cord Injury IANA Neuroanatomy Course Spine Robotics Neuro-Oncology Update - WFNS Workshop Update in Pediatric Neurosurgery Update in Skull Base Surgery Course Intraoperative Ultrasound Workshop Peripheral Neurosurgery - WFNS Workshop Radiosurgery Workshop Including Hands-On Practical Course
12:00-12:30 Lunch Break
12:30-15:30 Cerebrovascular Surgery Update Neurotrauma Update Traumatic Brain Injury Spinal Cord Injury IANA Neuroanatomy Course Neuro-Oncology Update - WFNS Workshop Update in Pediatric Neurosurgery Update in Skull Base Surgery Course Intraoperative Ultrasound Workshop Peripheral Neurosurgery - WFNS Workshop Radiosurgery Workshop Including Hands-On Practical Course
19:30 Welcome Reception

Monday, September 5th, 2022

8:30-12:30

Cerebrovascular Surgery Update

Neuro-Trauma Update Traumatic Brain Injury Spinal Cord Injury

IANA Neuroanatomy Course

Spine Robotics

Neuro-Oncology Update – WFNS Workshop

Update in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Update in Skull Base Surgery Course

Intraoperative Ultrasound Workshop

Peripheral Neurosurgery – WFNS Workshop

Radiosurgery Workshop Including Hands-On Practical Course

12:30-13:30

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

13:30-15:30

Cerebrovascular Surgery Update

Neuro-Trauma Update Traumatic Brain Injury Spinal Cord Injury

IANA Neuroanatomy Course

Neuro-Oncology Update – WFNS Workshop

Update in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Update in Skull Base Surgery Course

Intraoperative Ultrasound Workshop

Peripheral Neurosurgery – WFNS Workshop

Neuro-navigation Workshop

19:30

Welcome Reception

Time Hall A&B Hall C Terrace - Floor 6 Hall Oren Hall Eshel Hall Valentino Hall Alon Hall Brosh Hall Eres
07:15-08:15 Neuro-Oncology: Development of an Academic Brain Tumor Program Cerebrovascular: Cerebrovascular Bypass - How I Do It? Spine: Occipitocervical Junction Surgery Masterclass Neuro-Trauma: Concussion and Sports Injuries Skull Base: Pituitary Tumors Pediatrics: Intraoperative Neurophysiology for the Pediatric Neurosurgeon & Pediatric Vascular Diseases Peripheral: Entrapment Neuropathy
08:30- 10:00 Neuro-Oncology: Meningiomas Video Session Spine & Trauma: Spinal Cord Injury – State of the Science, State of the Art 2022 Cerebrovascular: The Role of the Cerebrovascular Neurosurgeon in the Endovascular Era Skull Base: Craniopharyngioma - A New Paradigm Pediatrics: Cerebrospinal Fluid Related Disorders Peripheral: Plexus Injury and Reconstruction
10:00-10:30 Coffee break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
10:30-13:00 Opening Session Plenary Session I
13:00-14:00 Lunch break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing Sponsored Session 1 Lunch break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing Sponsored Session 2 Lunch break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
14:00-15:00 Plenary Session II
15:00-16:30 Neuro-oncology: Glioblastoma Cerebrovascular: Arteriovenous Malformation Spine: Oncology Pediatrics: Functional and General Skull Base: Meningioma Complications Major Complications Following Minor Procedures Neuro-Trauma: Neurointensive Care – How Multinational Studies Will Influence Care
16:30-17:30 Invited Orals: Neuro-Trauma & Spine Oral: Cerebrovascular Oral: Spine Oral: Pediatrics Oral : Skull Base Oral: Functional & Epilepsy, Pediatrics Oral: Neuro-oncology Oral: Neuro-Trauma Oral: Pediatrics & Orals
17:30 - 19:00 Plenary Session III

Tuesday, September 6th, 2022

Neuro-Oncology: Development of an Academic Brain Tumor Program

Cerebrovascular: Cerebrovascular Bypass – How I Do It?

Spine: Occipitocervical Junction Surgery Masterclass

Neuro-Trauma: Concussion and Sports Injuries

Skull Base: Pituitary Tumors

Pediatrics: Intraoperative Neurophysiology for the Pediatric Neurosurgeon & Pediatric Vascular Diseases

Peripheral: Entrapment Neuropathy

Neuro-Oncology: Meningiomas

Video Session

Spine & Trauma: Spinal Cord Injury–State of the Science, State of the Art 2022

Cerebrovascular: The Role of the Cerebrovascular Neurosurgeon in the Endovascular Era

Skull Base: Craniopharyngioma – A New Paradigm

Pediatrics: Cerebrospinal Fluid Related Disorders

Peripheral: Controversies in Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Coffee Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing​

Opening Session & Keynote Lecture Plenary Session I

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

Sponsored Session 1

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

Sponsored Session 2

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

Neuro-Oncology: Glioblastoma

Cerebrovascular: Arteriovenous Malformation

Spine: Oncology

Pediatrics: Functional and General

Skull Base: Meningioma

Complications: Major Complications Following Minor Procedures

Neuro-Trauma: Neurointensive Care – How Multinational Studies Will Influence Care:

Invited Orals: Neuro-Trauma & Spine

Oral: Cerebrovascular

Oral: Spine

Oral: Pediatrics

Oral: Skull Base

Oral: Functional & Epilepsy, Pediatrics

Oral: Neuro-Oncology

Oral: Neuro-Trauma

Oral: Pediatrics & Others

Time Hall A&B Hall C Terrace - Floor 6 Hall Oren Hall Eshel Hall Valentino Hall Alon Hall Brosh Hall Erez
07:15-08:15 Neuro-Oncology: Optimization of Quality of Life in Brain Tumor Patients – Going Beyond Standard Treatment Cerebrovascular: Techniques in Arteriovenous Malformation Surgery Spine: Intradural Tumor Surgery Techniques Neuro-Trauma: Trauma Management - What is important and what’s new? Skull Base: Vestibular Schwannoma – How I do It? Pediatrics: Controversial Indications of Endoscopy in Children & Craniosynostosis "How to set up a DBS Service – Part 1 Supported by an Educational Grant from BrainLab
08:30- 10:00 Neuro-oncology: Low-grade Glioma Cerebrovascular: Cerebrovascular Bypass Spine: Spinal Disasters Neuro-Trauma: Decompressive Craniectomy – Where We Are Today Skull Base: Vestibular Schawannoma Pediatrics: Pediatric CNS Tumors 1 Functional & Epilepsy: Functional Neurosurgery for Neuropsychiatry BRAINS Symposia
10:00-10:30 Coffee break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
10:30-13:00 Plenary Session IV Supported by an Educational Grant from Novocure
13:00-14:30 Lunch break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing Sponsored Session 3 Lunch break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
14:30 -15:30 Plenary Session V
15:30 - 17:00 Video Session Complications Skull Base: Complex Skull Base Tumor Neuro-Oncology: Metastases Pediatrics: Chiari, Tethered Cord and Skeletal Dysplasia Functional & Epilepsy: Functional for Movement Disorders Spine: Emerging Technology Peripheral: Controversies in Peripheral Nerve Surgery
17:00 - 17:30 Coffee break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
17:30 - 18:30 Invited Orals: Cerebrovascular, Functional & Epilepsy, Pediatrics Invited Orals: Radiosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Skull Base Oral - Cerebrovascular Oral : Pediatrics Oral : Spine Oral : Neuro-oncology Oral: Skull Base
20:00 Gala Dinner

Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

Neuro-oncology: Optimization of Quality of Life in Brain Tumor Patients – Going Beyond Standard Treatment

Cerebrovascular: Techniques in Arteriovenous Malformation Surgery

Spine: Intradural Tumor Surgery Techniques

Neuro-Trauma: Trauma Management – What is important and what’s new?

Skull Base: Vestibular Schwannoma – How I do it?

Pediatrics: Controversial Indications of Endoscopy in Children & Craniosynostosis

Functional & Epilepsy: “How to set up a DBS Service – Part 1 Supported by an Educational Grant from BrainLab

Neuro-oncology: Low-grade Glioma

Cerebrovascular: Cerebrovascular Bypass

Spine: Spinal Disasters

Neuro-Trauma: Decompressive Craniectomy – Where We Are Today

Skull Base: Vestibular Schwannoma

Pediatrics: Pediatric CNS Tumors 1

Functional & Epilepsy: Functional Neurosurgery for Neuropsychiatry

BRAINS Symposia

Coffee Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing​

Plenary Session IV Supported by an Educational Grant from Novocure

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

Sponsored Session 3

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

Video Session

Complications

Skull Base: Complex Skull Base Tumor

Neuro-oncology: Metastases

Pediatrics: Chiari, Tethered Cord and Skeletal Dysplasia

Functional & Epilepsy: Functional for Movement Disorders

Spine: Emerging Technology

Peripheral: Controversies in Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Coffee Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing​

Invited Orals: Cerebrovascular, Functional & Epilepsy, Pediatrics

Invited Orals: Radiosurgery, Neuro-Oncology, Skull Base

 

Oral: Cerebrovascular

Oral: Pediatrics

Oral: Spine

Oral: Neuro-oncology

Oral: Skull Base

Gala Dinner

Time Hall A&B Hall C Terrace - Floor 6 Hall Oren Hall Eshel Hall Valentino Hall Alon Hall Brosh Hall Erez
07:15-08:15 Spine: Chiari & Syringomyelia Neuro-Trauma: Spinal Cord Injury Cerebrovascular: Aneurysm Surgery – Current Advanced Surgical Techniques Pediatrics: Tumors & Traumatic Brain Injury Skull Base: Skull Base Meningioma Neuro-Oncology: Clinical Trials for Neurosurgeons Functional & Epilepsy: How to set up a DBS Service – Part 2 Supported by an Educational Grant from BrainLab
08:30- 10:00 Cerebrovascular: Cavernoma Skull Base: Pituitary Spine: Spine Deformities Radiosurgery: Radiosurgery for the Neurosurgeon Nursing Pediatrics: Pediatric CNS Tumors 2 & General Functional: Epilepsy AASNS – ACNS Session for the Your Neurosurgeon
10:00-10:30 Coffee break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
10:30-12:30 Plenary Session VI
12:30-13:30 Lunch break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
13:30-15:00 Neuro-Oncology: Surgical Consideration for Functional Outcome and Cognition in Neuro-Oncology Patients Cerebrovascular: Cerebral Hemorrhage and Ischemic Stroke Spine: Degenerative Neuro trauma: Penetrating and Blast Injuries in War and Peace Nursing Pediatrics: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery Functional & Epilepsy: Pain
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break, Exhibition and Posters Viewing
15:30 -16:30 Invited Orals: Misc Oral: Complications Oral: Spine Oral : Neuro-Trauma Oral : Functional & Epilepsy Oral: Pediatrics Oral : Radiosurgery Oral : Misc Oral - Peripheral
16:30-18:00 Plenary Session VII

Thursday, September 8th, 2022

Spine: Chiari & Syringomyelia

Neuro-Trauma: Spinal Cord Injury

Cerebrovascular: Aneurysm Surgery – Current Advanced Surgical Techniques

Pediatrics: Tumors & Traumatic Brain Injury

Skull Base: Skull Base Meningioma

Neuro-Oncology: Clinical Trials for Neuro-surgeons

Functional & Epilepsy: How to set up a DBS Service – Part 2 Supported by an Educational Grant from BrainLab

Cerebrovascular: Cavernoma

Skull Base: Pituitary

Spine: Spine Deformities

Radiosurgery: Radiosurgery for the Neurosurgeon

Pediatrics: Pediatric CNS Tumors 2 & General

Functional: Epilepsy

08:15 – 10:15 AASNS – ACNS Session for the Young Neurosurgeon

Coffee Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing​

Lunch Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing

Neuro-Oncology: Surgical Consideration for Functional Outcome and Cognition in Neuro-Oncology Patients

Cerebrovascular: Cerebral Hemorrhage and Ischemic Stroke

Spine: Degenerative

Neuro Trauma: Penetrating and Blast Injuries in War and Peace

Nursing

Pediatrics: Pediatric Epilepsy Surgery

Functional & Epilepsy: Pain

Coffee Break, Exhibition And Posters Viewing​

Invited Orals: Misc

Oral: Complications

Oral: Spine

Oral : Neuro-Trauma

Oral : Functional & Epilepsy

Oral: Pediatrics

Oral : Radiosurgery

Oral: Misc

Oral: Peripheral

Skull Base: Craniopharyngioma - A New Paradigm Chairs: Tiit Mathiesen, Vladimir Benes, Nevo Margalit, Dong Van He
08:30 – 08:44 Surgery, How Much is Enough? William Couldwell
08:45 – 08:54 Extended Endoscopic Endonasel Transphenoidal Approach to Craniopharyngioma Ramesh Nair
08:55 – 09:09 Pediatric Craniopharyngioma - Special Issues Shlomi Constantini
09:10 – 09:24 Radiation and Chemotherapy - Current Role Jalali Rakesh
09:25 – 09:39 Endocrine Complications – An Endocrinologist View Ilan Shimon
Craniopharyngioma Case Presentation and Discussion
09:40 – 09:44 Case #1 Takeo Goto
09:45 – 09:49 Case #2 Paul Gardner
09:50 – 09:54 Case #3 Gil Sviri
09:55 – 10:00 Discussion