Programme

Sunday, 2 July 2017
 @ Rabeleais Amphitheater, Femme Mère Enfant Hospital
14:00-16:35
SESSION 1: General Aspects
F. Di Rocco
: Introduction to the Course
14:00-14:15 P. Mertens: Surgical anatomy of posterior fossa and foramen magnum
14:15-14:30 M. Catala: Embryology of posterior fossa and foramen magnum (bony structures)
14:30-14:45 C. Raybaud: Radiological analysis of posterior fossa and foramen magnum
14:45-15:00 M. Visocchi: Foramen magnum stenosis and instability of CVJ bone diseases in children
15:00-15:15 M. Catala: Embryology of posterior fossa and foramen magnum (neurovascular structures)
15:15-15:30 F. Di Rocco: Role of FGFR in the growth of the posterior fossa and foramen magnum in children
  15:30-15:45 D. Thompson: Surgical implications of FM surgery of embryological knowledge
  15:45-16:00 C. Di Rocco: Historical background and natural history of Chiari malformation type 1
  16:00-16:20 C. Raybaud: Radiology of Chiari malformation type 1 and radiological classification
  16:20-16:30 Discussion
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break 
17:00-19:30
SESSION 2: Surgical techniques - Part 1
17:00-17:15 C. Mottolese: Chiari malformation type 1: syringomyelia and tethered cord
17:15-17:30 F. Di Rocco: Chiari malformation type 1: spectrum of surgical techniques
17:30-17:45 D. Thompson: Chiari malformation type 1: surgical algorithm in children
17:45-18:00 F. Parker: Chiari malformation type 1: surgical algorithm in adults
18:00-18:15 M. Vinchon: FM decompression: complications and their avoidance
18:15-18:40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Clinical cases
Panel: N. Akalan, C. Di Rocco, M. Vinchon, D. Thompson
18:40-19:15
VIDEO SESSION
Panel: A. Szathmari, F. Parker
19:00-19:15  M. Ros: Rethinking surgical training: integration of immersive tutorial in virtual reality in the learning path
19:15-19:30 Discussion
Monday, 3 July 2017
@ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
08:30-09:15
SESSION 3: Surgical techniques - Part 2
08:30-08:45 M. Visocchi: Principles of posterior instrumentation
08:45-09:00 D. Thompson: Short- and long-term risks of posterior instrumentation in children
09:00-09:15 Discussion
  @ Department of Anatomy Technical platform, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
 09:30-12:30 WORKSHOP 1: C0-C2 / C1 - C2 fixation
12:30-13:30 LUNCHEON SEMINAR: Duraplasties                  |Sponsored by:
@ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
13:30-14:25
SESSIOHN 4: Surgical techniques - Part 3
13:30-13:45 N. Akalan: How and when to open a foramen magnum for Chiari malformation type 1
13:45-14:00 F. Di Rocco: Posterior vault remodelling
14:00-14:15 C. Raybaud: Venous anatomy of the posterior fossa in children
14:15-14:25 Discussion
 @ Department of Anatomy Technical platform, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
 14:25-17:30 WORKSHOP 2: Occipitocervical decompression | Posterior vault remodeling

 @ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
17:30-18:00 SESSION 4: Surgical techniques – Part 3 (continued)
   17:30-17:45   E. Simon: Surgical landmarks of the skull and cervical spine
   17:45-18:00  Discussion
Tuesday, 4 July 2017
 @ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
08:30-09:30 SESSION 5: Surgical techniques - Part 4
08:30-08:45 S. Elbabaa: Techniques of dural opening
08:45-09:00 M. Messing-Jünger: Tonsils’ management and shunting in Chiari malformation type 1
09:00-09:15 A. Szathmari: Closure after Chiari malformation type 1 surgery and post-operative course
09:15-09:30 Discussion
 @ Department of Anatomy Technical platform, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
 09:30-13:00 WORKSHOP 3: Dural opening, intradural procedures and duraplasties
@ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
13:00-13:30 LUNCHEON PRESENTATION: Piezosurgery    | Sponsored by:   
@ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
14:00-14:45

SESSION 6: Surgical techniques - Part 5
14:00-14:15 A. Szathmari: Transoral decompression principles and indications
14:15-14:30 M. Visocchi: Complications of transoral decompression and their avoidance
14:30-14:45
Discussion
@ Department of Anatomy Technical platform, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
 14:45-17:25 WORKSHOP 4: Transoral decompression
 @ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
 17:25-18:20   SESSION 6: Surgical techniques – Part 5 (continued)
   17:25-17:40 M. Zerah: Cerebrospinal fluid circulation within the foramen magnum
   17:40-17:55 M. Messing-Jünger: Patients’ selection and indication in CVJ surgery
   17:55-18:10 C. Di Rocco: Conclusive remarks on Chiari malformation type 1 and craniovertebral junction surgery
   18:10-18:20 C. Mottolese: Workshop adjournment
@ School of Surgery Meeting room, Claude Bernard University Faculty of Medicine
18:20-18:30 Workshop evaluation