Pre-Congress Workshop

Preliminary Program for IFNE World Congress of Neuroendoscopy Hands-on Workshop

Day 1 • Saturday, 18 November 2023

Singhealth Wetlab, Level B1, Academia, College Road

  Registration starts at 07:00
Welcome Address
Henry Schroeder (Germany)
08:00-12:00 Basic Brain and Intra-ventricular Procedures
Chair: Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy)

08:00-08:20 Lectures:
  1. Adrian Caceres (Costa Rica): Endoscope: Basic Principles and Instrumentation – basic and adjuncts including navigation, ultrasonic aspirators and lasers
  2. Kenichi Nishiyama (Japan): Endoscopic Anatomy of the Ventricles
08:20-10:00 Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy): Cadaveric/Training Models Demonstration and Hands-on Laboratory
Instructions for the workshop
10:00-10:30 Coffee Break
 10:30-12:00 Cadaveric/Training Models Demonstration and Hands-on Laboratory
12:00-12:30 Lunch
12:30-17:00 Endoscopic Approaches to the Skullbase
Chair: Amin Kassam (USA), Henry Schroeder (Germany)

12:30-13:00 Lectures:
  1. Henry Schroeder (Germany): Skull base approaches – Overview
  2. Amin Kassam (USA): Endoscopic endonasal anatomy of the midline skull base
13:00-15:00 Podium Dissection and Hands-on Laboratory
15:00-15:15 Coffee Break
15:15-17:00 Podium Dissection and Hands-on Laboratory

Day 2 • Sunday, 19 November 2023

Sands Expo and Convention Centre

08:00-13:00 Neuroendoscopy Lectures with Case Discussions

Brain and Ventricles
Chair: Henry Schroeder (Germany), Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy)

  1. Kenichi Nishiyama (Japan):  ETV, Septostomy and ETV+CPC- Indications, surgical techniques and results
  2. Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy): Multiloculated hydrocephalus – classification, surgical techniques
  3. Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy): Endoscopic management of tumours – ETV, biopsy/removal in pineal tumors, intraventicular tumors, post fossa tumors
  4. Tomoru Miwa: Endoscopic management of intracranial arachnoid cysts
  5. Adrian Caceres (Costa Rica): Neuroendoscopy in brain abscess and ventriculitis, TB meningitis and neurocysticercosis
  6. Hisayuki Murai (Japan): Endoscopy in Intracranial hemorrhage
  7. Kazuhito Takeuchi (Japan): Cylinder tumor surgery
  8. Henry Schroeder (Germany): Dry field technique in intraventricular surgery
  9. Questions & Answers
10:15-10:45  Coffee break

Chairs: Henry Schroeder (Germany), Chandrashekhar Deopujari (India))

  1. Stefan Wolfsberger (Austria): Advanced techniques for endoscopic skull base surgery
  2. Amin Kassam (USA): Endonasal perspective on midline skull base lesions 
  3. Waleed Azab (Kuwait): Endonasal approach for pituitary adenomas
  4. Henry Schroeder (Germany): Endonasal approach for craniopharyngiomas
  5. Ruediger Gerlach (Germany): Endonasal approach to Cavernous Sinus
  6. Chandrashekhar Deopujari (India): Endonasal approaches for clival chordomas and CJV lesions
  7. Questions & Answers