Programme

Thursday 18 OCT 2018

08:00-09:00: Oral Presentations  Hall A – Hall B – Hall C
09:00-10:30: Plenary Session 01 – Vascular Hall A
09:00 Mircosurgery of giant intracranial aneurysm B. Misra (India)
09:15 Surgical management of Previously Coiled Aneurysms D. L. Barrow (USA)
09:30 Vertebrobasilar Disease: A Renewed Frontier for Cerebrovascular Surgery F. Charbel (USA)
09:45 30 Years and 500 Brain AVM Surgeries. What have we learned? J. Jaafar (USA)
10:00 Mastery and Legacy in Cerebrovascular Surgery: The Art in your Skill and the Skill in your Art J. Morcos (USA)
10:15 Surgical management of Middle cerebral  Artery aneurysms with » first clip policy » A. El Ouahabi (Morocco)
10:30 Coffee Break Exhibition Hall
11:00-12:00: Panel Session 01 – Functionnal  Hall A
11:00 New paradigm in surgical management of movement disorders A. Lakhdar (Morocco)
11:10 Efficacy of vagus nerve stimulation in children A. Nachanakian (Lebanon)
11:20 Retrogasserian balloon compression for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia L. Guenane (Algeria)
11:30 Brain Neuromodulation For Movement and Psychosomatic Disorders M. Samaha (Jordan)
11:40 Update on Stereotactic Surgery for Dystonia A. M. Alkhani (Saudi Arabia)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
11:00-12:00:  Panel Session 02 – Pediatrics Hall B
11:00 Craniovertebral Abnormalities in Chiari Malformation Type-1 A. Al-Habib (Saudi Arabia)
11:10 Surgical modification for Chiari malformation A. Almashani (Oman)
11:20 Spinal and cranial dysraphism M. Achouri (Morocco)
11:30 Multimodal management of pediatric Craniopharyngiomas M. El Beltagy (Egypt)
11:40 Endoscopic treatment of complex hydrocephalus in children N. El-Ghandour (Egypt)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
11:00-12:00:  Panel Session 03 – Tumors Hall C
11:00 Assesement and management of Brain metastasis N. El Fatemi (Morocco)
11:10 Meningioma plans and guidelines of management A. Darrag (Soudan)
11:20 Surgery for cavernous sinus meningioma W. T. Couldwell (USA)
11:30 Microsurgery for colloid cysts of the third ventricle: do we need less invasive approaches? F. Tomasello (Italy)
11:40 Managment of Craniopharyngioma in Children A. Meliani (Algeria)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
12:00-13:00: Symposium 01 – BRAINLAB Hall A
13:00-14:00: Lunch
14:00-15:30: Plenary Session 02 – Neuroendoscopy Hall A
14:00 A new approach for the endoscopic surgery of the colloid cysts A. Delitala (Italy)
14:15 Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery: has it become the state of the art and standard of practice in 2018 F. Gentili (Canada)
14:30 Endoscopy in intraventricular tumors K. Bouyoucef (Algeria)
14:45 Brain Neuroendoscopy, 20 years experience N. Khasawneh (Jordan)
15:00 Tumors of the sellar area: I want to see a little better B. Abdennebi (Algeria)
15:15 Endoscopic endonasal surgery for craniofaryngiomas P. Cappabianca (Italy)
15:30 Coffee Break Exhibition Hall
16:00-17:00 : Panel session 04: WFNS Young Neurosurgeon Forum  Hall A
16:00 Occipito-Cervical Fusion in Trauma: Indication, Options, and Techniques A. Al-Habib (Saudi Arabia)
16:10 Management strategies for Chordomas: role of endoscopic techniques- current state of the art F. Gentili (Canada)
16:20 Endoscopic endonasal surgery for adenomas P. Cappabianca (Italy)
16:30 Eybrow Lateral Supraorbital Approach: a revisited Kronlein technique A. Delitala (Italy)
16:40 Suprasellar meningiomas: surgical anatomy and results of treatment; institutional experience M. Boutarbouch (Morocco)
16:50 Discussion All Panel
16:00-17:00: Panel session 05 – Global Neurosurgery Hall B
16:00 The role of humanitarian Neurosurgery in achieving Sustainable development goals M. Qureshi (Kenya)
16:10 The social responsibility of the neurosurgeon : a supplementary challenge S. Tliba (Algeria)
16:20 Values-Based Medicine in neurosurgery A. Ammar (Saudi Arabia)
16:30 The role of the ethic committee. Our experience in the Mohammed VI university hospital center S. Ait Benali (Morocco)
16:40 Military Humanitarian B. Mostarchid
16:50 Discussion All Panel
16:00-17:00: Panel session 06 – Vascular Hall C
16:00 Surgical approach for cavernoma of the mesencephalon H. Jemel (Tunisia)
16:10 The role of radiosurgery in AVM management S. Sirin (Turkey)
16:20 Results of surgery for cavernomas in critical supratentorial areas A. Pasqualin (Italy)
16:30 Tricks and pitfalls in Aneurysm surgery A. El Azhari (Morocco)
16:40 TBD TBD
16:50 Discussion All Panel

17:00-18:00: Oral Presentations

Hall A – Hall B – Hall C

Friday 19 OCT 2018

08:00-09:00: Oral Presentations 

Hall A – Hall B – Hall C

09:00-10:30: Plenary Session 03 – Vascular Hall A
09:00 Supraorbital key hole surgery for pediatric tumors and clipping of aneurysm A. Almashani (Oman)
09:15 Intraoperative monitoring of flowmetry and evoked potentials to enhance  safety of surgery for unruptured aneurysms A. Pasqualin (Italy)
09:30 Cotton Clipping Technique for Intraoperative Aneurysm Rupture D. L. Barrow (USA)
09:45 The Evolution of Giant Aneurysm Treatment J. Jaafar (USA)
10:00 The interface between Open vs. endovascular treatments W. T. Couldwell (USA)
10:15 Surgery vs embolization in the treatment of spinal dural AV fistulas M. Vukic (Croatia)
10:30 Coffee Break Exhibition Hall
11:00-12:00: Panel Session 07 –  Spine 1 Hall A
11:00 Predictors factors controlling prognosis of lumbar discectomy A. El Kamali (Yemen)
11:10 Prevalence of Back Pain Among Health Care Workers in Asir Province I. Alnaami (Saudi Arabia)
11:20 Endoscopic assisted bilateral lumbar decompression via unilateral approach M. Ben Ammar (Tunisia)
11:30 Range of motion in cervical spine after arthroplasty procedure M. Vukic (Croatia)
11:40 Multimodal management of cervical spondylotic myelopathy R. El Maaqili (Morocco)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
11:00-12:00:  Panel Session 08  – Win Session Hall B
11:00 N. El Abbadi (Morocco)
11:10 Management of low-grade gliomas in children S. Bakhti (Algeria)
11:20 Brain mapping for tumor in eloquent areas I. Germano (USA)
11:30 Flow diversion in management of intracranial aneurysms M. Boutarbouch (Morocco)
11:40 Yan Ma (China)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
11:00-12:00:  Panel Session 09 – Spine 2 Hall C
11:00 Retention of non absorbable hemostatic materials after spinal surgery : meta-analysis A. Akhaddar (Morocco)
11:10 Surgical treatment results in patients over 65 years with lumbar spinal stenosis surgery A. Eroglu (Turkey)
11:20 Surgical management of spinal synovial cysts G. Abi Lahoud (France)
11:30 Percutaneus anterior odontoid screw fixation for the axis dens fractures K. Anatoly (Russia)
11:40 Managment of intramedullary tumors H. krifa (Tunisia)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
14:00-15:30: Plenary Session 04 – Skull Base Hall A
14:00 Pituitary Surgery Experience In 750 Cases At King Hussein Medical Center A. Alshurbaji (Jordan)
14:15 The evolution of skull base surgery from open to endoscopic techniques F. Gentili (Canada)
14:30 Ponto-mesencephalic brainstem tumours: The concept of safe entry zone M Arraez (Spain)
14:45 Technical nuances in management of tuberculum sella meningiomas: a contemporary perspective. F. Tomasello (Italy)
15:00 Long term surgical results in craniopharyngioma A. El Khamlichi (Morocco)
15:15 Craniospinal meningiomas R. Delfini (Italy)
15:30 Coffee Break Exhibition Hall
16:00-17:00 : Panel Session 10 – Trauma Hall A
16:00 Remote Common Peroneal nerve compression in Patients with Sciatic Nerve Gunshots injury A. Al-waer (Lybia)
16:10 Pedicle Screws Fixation Of Thoraco-Lumber Fractures Experience In Qatar G. Al Sulaiti (Qatar)
16:20 Traumatic Spinal Cord injuries in the North of Palestine. Analysis of 181 cases M. Dawarzeh (Palestine)
16:30 Role of epilepsy management in sever traumatic head injuries A. El Kamali (Yemen)
16:40 Cranial gravitational bullet injuries, human and materials losses O. Al Awadi (Iraq)
16:50 Discussion All Panel
16:00-17:00: Panel session 11 – Spine 3 Hall B
16:00 Radical resection of Spinal lipoma N. Khasawneh (Jordan)
16:10 Management Of Intradural Spinal Tumors : Experience In More Than 300 Cases At King Hussein Medical Center A. Alshurbaji (Jordan)
16:20 Intra spinal tumors surgey: guidelines and tricks B. Abdennebi (Algeria)
16:30 The role of intraoperative neuromonitoring for intradural spinal tumors R. Ghadirpour (Italy)
16:40 Paradigm shift in the treatment of spinal metastasis: spinal radiosurgery S. Sirin (Turkey)
16:50 Discussion All Panel
16:00-17:00: Panel session 12 – Spine 4 Hall C
16:00 The Extreme Lateral Trans-Odontoid (ELTO) approach W. T. Couldwell (USA)
16:10 Complex spine pathology in the elderly: degenerative scoliosis and sagittal imbalance G. Abi Lahoud (France)
16:20 Interlaminar assistance device in lumbar DDD: 9 Years experience. G. Guizzardi (Italy)
16:30 Evolution of minimally invasive techniques in instrumented thoraco-lumbar surgery R. Delfini (Italy)
16:40 In vivo Assessment of Spinal Cord Elasticity using Shear Wave Ultrasound in Dogs A. Al-Habib (KSA)
16:50 Discussion All Panel

17:00-18:00: Oral Presentations

Hall A – Hall B – Hall C

Saturday 20 OCT 2018

08:00-09:00: Oral Presentations

Hall A – Hall B – Hall C

09:00-10:30: Plenary Session 05 – Guidelines in Neurosurgery  Hall A
09:00 State of bypass surgery in 2018 J. Morcos (USA)
09:15 Decision making in Skull Base Surgery B. Misra (India)
09:30 Aneuysm surgery, myths and facts F. Charbel (USA)
09:45 Trigeminal Neuralgia : MVD Vesus Radiosurgery M. Samaha (Jordan)
10:00 Cervical myelopathy : anterior versus posterior decompression E. Abdelkhalek (Egypt)
10:15 How to reduce the risk of intra operative rupture of intracranial aneurysms? S. Ait Benali (Morocco)
10:30 Coffee Break Exhibition Hall
11:00-12:00: Panel Session 13 – Skull Base & Brain Tumors Hall A
11:00 Effect of preoperative vestibular nerve deafferentation by Gentamicin on outcomes in patients with surgically treated vestibular schwannomas A. Al-Shudifat (Jordan)
11:10 Central Haemangioblastoma and Von Hippel Lindau Disease H. El Huseiny (Egypt)
11:20 Skull tumors in children personal series and literature review E. A. Al Shail (Saudi Arabia)
11:30 Management of clival chordoma M Arraez (Spain)
11:40 Surgery for brain tumors below 2 years of life; tips and tricks M. El Beltagy (Egypt)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
11:00-12:00:  Panel Session 14  – Infection Hall B
11:00 Update in management of Pott’s Disease A. Al-waer (Lybia)
11:10 Post-operative infections in neurosurgery A. Naja (Morocco)
11:20 Management of Tuberculous of the spine M. Qureshi (Kenya)
11:30 Multimodal management of pott disease N. El Fatemi (Morocco)
11:40 Cerebellar Abscess : Study of 27 Cases R. El Khayat (Egypt)
11:50 Discussion All Panel
11:00-12:00:  Panel Session 15 – Miscellaneous  Hall C
11:00 Neurosurgery in Mauritania S.M. Ould Salihy (Mauritania)
11:10 Trigeminal neuralgia in Kuwait Y. Al Awadi (Kuwait)
11:20 The Antisecretory factor and the ICP management M. Alolama (UAE)
11:30 Endoscopic surgical management of cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea M. Ben Ammar (Tunisia)
11:40 TBD TBD
11:50 Discussion All Panel
12:00 Closing Session Hall A