Sunday May 4, 2014

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Plenary Hall (Aula Magna)

 08:00-10:00 SESSION 1: Craniofacial I
  Chairpersons: Marie-Lise Van Veelen (The Netherlands), Martina Messing-Jünger (Germany)
Massimo Caldarelli (ESPN President 2012-2014)

08:05-08:25 INVITED LECTURE IL01
Raised intracranial pressure and craniosynostosis: separating myth from fact
Richard Hayward (United Kingdom)

OP01 Complications in craniosynostosis surgery: review of 164 procedures
Sebastian Arts, Hans Delye, Erik J. van Lindert (The Netherlands)

OP02 Analysis of venous outflow in children with craniosynostosis: the role of 2DTOF in the angioMRI 
Tatiana Protzenko, Eric Arnaud, Francis Brunelle, Corinne Collet, Christian Sainte Rose, Giovanna Paternoster, Raphael Calmon, Federico Di Rocco (France)

OP03 Posterior calvarial augmentation in patients with strong occipital flattening or constrained intracranial volume
Alexandra Huthmann, Wolfgang Wagner (Germany)

Osteodistraction in complex craniosynostosis – Treatment of choice or just a therapeutic option?
Sandro Pelo (Italy)

OP04 Three patterns of front-orbital remodelling for metopic synostosis: comparison of cranial growth outcomes
Alison Wray, Mitchel Seruya, Shi Hong Shen, Luke Wang, Anthony Pennington, Andrew Greensmith, Anthony Holmes, David Chong (Australia)

OP05 TCF 12 related coronal synostosis
Federico Di Rocco, Giovanna Paternoster, Irene Stella, Mohamed Abdelatif Boukebir, Tatiana Protzenko, Corinne Collet, Eric Arnaud (France)

OP06 Total cranial vault remodelling for isolated sagittal synostosis: postoperative cranial suture patency
Alison Wray, Mitchel Seruya, Yi Tan Shu, Anthony Pennington, Andrew Greensmith, Anthony Holmes, David Chong (Australia)

FP01 Sagittal synostosis using endoscopic suturectomy without postoperative helmet in non syndromic synostosis
Rebeca Conde-Sardon, Rebeca Perez-Alfayate, Carlos Botella (Spain, USA)

FP02 Mutations in IL11RA: a genetic cause of scaphocephaly
Marie-Lise Van Veelen, Jacqueline Goos, S. Swagemakers, Peter Van der Spek, Irene Mathijssen (The Netherlands)


FP04 Craniosynostosis: a comparison of suture sites affected in different ethnic cohorts
Ian Anderson, David Bonthron, Maggie Bellew, Lachlan Carter, John Russell, Ian Smith, Mark Liddington, John Goodden, Paul Chumas (United Kingdom)

FP05 Midfacial distraction in craniofacial synostosis affected by obstructive sleep apnea syndrome: polysomnographic and cephalometric evaluation
Fabio Mazzoleni, Costanza Meazzini, Giorgio Novelli, Davide Sozzi, Luca Ferrari, Rebecca Saez Vigo, Carlo Giorgio Giussani, Alberto Bozzetti (Italy)

FP06 Long-term follow-up of syndromic craniosynostosis after Le Fort III halo distraction: cephalometric, CT and aesthetic evaluation
Fabio Mazzoleni, Costanza Meazzini, Giorgio Novelli, Davide Sozzi, Luca Ferrari, Carlo Giorgio Giussani, Valentina Basile, Alberto Bozzetti (Italy)

FP07 Analysis of ΔADC (apparent diffusion coefficient linked with the cardiac cycle) in craniosynostosis
Osamu Akiyama, Kazuaki Shimoji, Takaoki Kimura, Masakazu Miyajima, Hajime Arai (Japan)

FP08 Long-term outcome of decompressive cranioplasty in mild metopic suture synostosis with clinical symptoms
Kazuaki Shimoji, Osamu Akiyama, Takaoki Kimura, Takeyoshi Shimoji, Masakazu Miyajima, Hajime Arai (Japan)
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break • ePosters Viewing
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10:30-12:30 SESSION 2: Craniofacial II
  Chairpersons: Federico Di Rocco (France), Gianpiero Tamburrini (Italy)
Springs – A force for Good or Evil
Marie-Lise Van Veelen (The Netherlands)

 OP07 Minimally invasive spring-assisted correction of sagittal suture synostosis: outcome and complications
Marie-Lise Van Veelen, Caroline Touw, Irene Mathijssen (The Netherlands)

OP08 Endoscopically assisted craniosynostose surgery: the Craniofacial Team Nijmegen (Radboud University Medical Centre) experience
Sebastian Arts, Hans Delye, Wilfred Borstlap, Laura Blok, Jaques Driessen, Jene Meulstee, Erik van Lindert  (The Netherlands)

OP09 Sagittal and bilateral lambdoid synostosis: report of 35 cases
Federico Di Rocco, Nathalie Chivoret, Stephane Blanot, Thomas Baugnon, Dominique Renier, Eric Arnaud (France)

OP10 The prostaglandinE2-pathway as a new player in the pathogenesis of non-syndromic craniosynostoses
Wanda Lattanzi, C. Cicione, Luca Massimi, Gianpiero Tamburrini, M. Barba, C. Bernardini, G. Di Taranto, F. Michetti, Concezio Di Rocco, Massimo Caldarelli (Italy)

11:25-11:30 Discussion

FP09 Anthropometric changes in the skull base in children with sagittal craniosynostosis
Hamilton Matushita, Jose Erasmo Dal Col Lucio (Brazil)

FP10 Treatment of scaphocephaly with total cranial remodeling: our experience and results
Carmine Mottolese, Alexandru Szathmari, Violaine Delabar, Pierre-Aurelien Beuriat, Cristophe Rousselle (France)

FP11 Achievement of cranio-facial symmetry in isolated unilateral coronal synostosis: long-term photometric results
Carlo Giorgio Giussani, Fabio Mazzoleni, Valentina Basile, Davide Sozzi, Erik Pietro Sganzerla, Alberto Bozzetti (Italy)

FP12 Posterior skull vault expansion in craniosynostosis
Federico Di Rocco, Carlos Bennett, Philippe Meyer, Christian Sainte-Rose, Eric Arnaud (France)

FP13 Fronto-orbital remodeling in plagiocephaly treatment
Laura Grazia Valentini, Marika Furlanetto, P. Cortellazzi, Alberto Bozzetti, Fabio Mazzoleni (Italy)

FP14 The price we pay: results of an open surgical technique treatment of sagittal synostosis
Laura Grazia Valentini, Marika Furlanetto, V. Saletti, A. Erbetta, P. Cortellazzi (Italy)

FP15 Functional characterization of the Bardet Biedl syndrome-associated gene 9 in nonsyndromic craniosynostosis
Wanda Lattanzi, M. Barba, Gianpiero Tamburrini, C. Cicione, C. Bernardini, F. Pignotti, Luca Massimi, M.C. Geloso, F. Michetti, Massimo Caldarelli, Concezio Di Rocco (Italy)

11:50-12:00 Discussion

FP16 Pseudomeningocele with orbital extension as a complication of fronto-orbital advancement and remodelling in craniosynostosis: a retrospective review
Ganesalingam Narenthiran, A. Hennedige, Sasha Burn, David Richardson, Partha Vaiude, Christian Duncan, Ajay Sinha (United Kingdom)

FP17 Management of Chiari I malformation in patients with complex craniosynostosis: concurrent posterior calvarial expansion and foramen magnum decompression
Ganesalingam Narenthiran, Partha Vaiude, David Richardson, Christian Duncan, Sasha Burn, Ajay Sinha (United Kingdom)

FP18 Parietal foramina and relationship to syndromic and non-syndromic craniosynostosis
Reema Chawla, Hiroshi Nishikawa, Guirish Solanki (United Kingdom)

FP19 Hybrid model for craniosynostosis
Jing Jin, R. Eagleson, Sandrine de Ribaupierre (Canada)

FP20 Reconstructive surgery for craniosynostosis
Alexey Krivoshapkin, Vyacheslav Kobozev, Gleb Sergeev, Anton Gorbatykh (Russia)

FP21 The use of different methods to evaluate the postoperative outcome of coronal and metopic synostosis surgery in a small clinical series and literature review. The necessity for a unified, widely accepted evaluation method of craniosynostosis surgery
Georgios Markogiannakis, Olympia Karypidou, Savvas Melissaris, Pavlos Foteas, Michael Koutzoglou (Greece)

FP22 A unique case of isolated lambdoid synostosis presenting with intracranial hypertension: an examination of aetiology and management by posterior skull vault expansion
Manjit Dhillon, Amedeo Calisto, David Koppel, Meharpal Sangra (United Kingdom)

12:20-12:30 Discussion
12:30-14:30 Lunch Break • ePosters Viewing
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14:30-16:30 SESSION 3: Audit and outcome in Pediatric Neurosurgery
   Chairpersons: Hannes Haberl (Germany), Wolfgang Wagner (Germany)
14:30-14:50 INVITED LECTURE IL04
Shunt infection – From audit to protocol
Chidambaram Balasubramaniam (India)

National UK study of mortality after surgery for common pediatric CNS tumors
Paul Chumas, Sue Picton, Tom Kenny, Charles Stiller (United Kingdom)

Outcome after ulnar to musculocutaneous nerve transfer surgery for obstetrical brachial plexus palsy 
Ricardo Gepp, Luis Eduardo Lima, Roberta Figueiredo, Marco Quiroga (Brazil)

OP13 In-vitro and clinical study on a novel synthetic absorbable biomimetic dural substitute
Xu Tao, Shi Zhidong, Yuan Yuyu, Deng Kunxue, Liu Man, Tian Quan, Ke Yiquan, Luo Chengyi (Germany, China)

OP14 Documenting informed consent in Pediatric Neurosurgery – What is often missed? An audit from a pediatric neurosurgical centre
Chirag Patel, Julian J. O'Neill Cahill, Adikarige H.D.Silva, Haren E.Wijesinghe, Alia Murtaza, Desederio Rodrigues (United Kingdom)

OP15 Surgical site infections in Pediatric Neurosurgery – A single centre audit
Dawn Williams, Linda Marshall, Lisa Wall, Stephane Paulus, Chris Parks, Benedetta Pettorini (United Kingdom)

OP16 Seasonal clustering of paranasal sinusitis related subdural empyema: should NICE guidelines be changed based on this observational study
Anne Elserius, Hammad U. Qureshi, Pasquale Gallo, Guirish Solanki, Desiderio Rodrigues (United Kingdom)

15:40-15:45 Discussion

FP23 Neural tube defects over the years – An Irish perspective
Tafadzwa Mandiwanza, Orla McMahon, Mohammed Sattar, Darach Crimmins, John Caird (Ireland)

FP24 IQ findings at age 10 in a cohort of craniosynostosis patients
Maggie Bellew, Mark Liddington, John Russel, David Bonthron, John Goodden, Paul Chumas (United Kingdom)

FP25 Tethered cord syndrome after myelomeningocele: outcome and retethering
Ricardo Gepp, Rogerio Sacco, Henrique Sousa, Andre Borba (Brazil)

FP26 Clinical evolution of spinal cord dysraphisms that undergo early surgical intervention: a single institutional experience
Gemma Garcia-Fructuoso, Julita Medina, Santiago Candela, Mariana Alamar, Patricia Puerta, Antonio Guillen, Monica Rebollo (Spain)

FP27 Encephalocele – Experience in a series of 42 cases
Nelci Zanon, Luanda A. Collange Grecco, Marcia Noriko Oliveira Homa, Giselle Coelho, Francinaldo Gomes, Rafael Loduca, Marise Audi, Rita Delgado Vilora (Brazil)

FP28 AVM in children. Our experience with a series of 48 patients
F. Fomekong, Alexandru Szathmari, Pierre-Aurelien Beuriat, B. Grassiot, F. Turjman, Carmine Mottolese (France)

16:05-16:10 Discussion

FP29 Pediatric intracranial developmental venous anomalies (DVAs): how often do they bleed? A 10-year review
A.H.D. Silva, H.E. Wijesinghe, U. Farooq, K. Parkes, G.A. Solanki (United Kingdom)

FP30 Spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage in children: is it possible to stablish prognostic factors?
Eduardo Juca, Erika Souza, Larissa Sampaio, Valeria Gadelha, Carla Menezes (Brazil)

FP31 Posterior circulation aneurysms in pediatric populations – A single institution experience
Gaurang Vaghani, Pankaj Kumar Singh, Bhawani Shankar Sharma, Nalin K. Mishra (India)

FP32  Moved to SESSION 10 under FP70.

FP33 Development of pediatric neurosurgical unit in Kuwait
Radovan Mijalcic, Tarik Al-Sheikh (Serbia, Kuwait)

16:25-16:30 Discussion
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break • ePosters Viewing
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17:00-17:30 SPECIAL LECTURE 1

Chiari I – A diagnostic curse?
Concezio Di Rocco (Italy) 
17:30-18:30 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM 1 Industry sponsored
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18:30-19:00 Opening Ceremony
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