WFNS Foundation Hydrocephalus Project

Hydrocephalus Course: Organizers Maurice Choux, Concezio Di Rocco, Lyudmila Verbova

Kiev, June 12-14, 2019

Day 1

June 12, 2019

8.00 – 8.30Registration
08.30-08.45 Welcome
08.45-09.00 Introduction: M Choux, C Di Rocco

Session I: Basics and Techniques

Moderators:   M Choux, I.Protsenko

09.00-09.20 Hydrocephalus: Basic concepts on CSF dynamics and its anomaliesC. Di Rocco, Germany
09.20-09.40 How to implant an extra-thecal CSF shunt deviceM. Choux, France
09.40-10.00Shunt devices illustratedS. Gorelyshev, Russia
10.00-10.20 How to implant and maintain an external CSF drainageM. Choux, France
10.20-10.40 How to perform a subgaleal CSF ShuntG. Tamburrini, Italy

10.40-11.00        Coffee break

Moderators:      S Gorelyshev, L.Maruschenko   

11.00-11.20Anatomy of the ventricular systemS. Gorelyshev , Russia
11.20-11.50How to perform an endoscopic ETVC. Di Rocco, Germany
11.50-12.10ETV in InfantsG. Tamburrini. Italy
12.10-12.30Tumoral HydrocephalusM. Choux, France
12.30-12.50Hy in myelomeningoceleG. Tamburrini, Italy

Lunch     13.00-14.00

Session II: Complications

Moderators         C. Di Rocco, V. Mikhaliuk (Ukraine) 

14.00-14.30Mechanical complications, avoidance, managementS. Gorelyshev, Russia
14.30-15.00Slit-ventricle syndromeC. Di Rocco, Germany
15.00-15.30Infective complications , avoidance, managementM. Choux, France
15.30-16.00ETV complications, avoidance, managementG. Tamburrini, Italy

Coffee break  16.00-16.20     

Session III: Hydrocephalus in Clinical Practice                                                                                                                                      

Moderators:      G Tamburrini, V. Mikhaliuk (Ukraine)

16.20-16.40Posthemorrhagic hydrocephalusC. Di Rocco, Germany
16.40-16.50Postinfective-Pluriloculated hyS. Gorelyshev, Russia
16.50-17.00Endoscopic Intraventricular lavage for ventriculitisG. Tamburrini, Italy
17.00-17.10Antibiotic prophyxasisS. Gorelyshev, Russia
17.10 -18.00Cases by faculty

Day 2

June 13, 2019

Session IV: Neuroendoscopy. Video.

Moderators: …………………………………………..

09.00-09.20ETV in the treatment of hydrocephalus – video
09.20-09.40Endoscopic biopsy of brain tumors – video
09.40-10.00Septostomy – video
10.00-10.20Endoscopy in thetreatment of arachnoid cysts – video
10.20-10.40Endoscope assisted microsurgery -video

10.40-11.00        Coffee break

11.00-14.00      Hands on

Intoduction into the endoscope models Pier Ferrari, Storz Company
Basics Techniques in neuroendoscopy on 3 working placesC. Di Rocco, S. Gorelyshev, G. Tamburrini, M. Choux

Lunch     14.00-15.00

(for participants)

Day 3

June 14, 2019


Session I: Posterior fossa tumors
Moderators: J.Rutka, C.Di Rocco
08.00-08.30 Special lecture: Neurosurgical oncology: What neurosurgeons should know J.Rutka
08.30-08.50 Posterior fossa tumors in children-surgical approaches and outcomes C.Kazina
08.50-09.10 Medulloblastoma: Up to date molecular genetic classification linked to patient prognosis and radiogenomics. J.Rutka
09.10-09.30 Mutism after posterior fossa tumor excision C.Di Rocco
09.30-09.50 Management of hydrocephalus associated to posterior fossa tumors G.Tamburrini
09.50-10.20 Brainstem tumors in Children: Classification and Management M.Choux
10.20-10.40 Diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma J.Rutka
10.40-11.00 Coffee break
Session II: Suprasellar tumors
Moderators: M.Choux, S.Gorelyshev
11.00-11.20 Supracellar tumors in children M.Choux
11.20-11.40 Craniopharyngioma: The pendulum keeps on swinging J.Rutka
11.40-12.00 Management of Craniopharyngiomas in children C.Di Rocco
12.00-12.40 Our strategy in craniopharyngiomas treatment S.Gorelyshev
12.40-13.00 Optic pathways tumors G.Tamburrini
13.00-14.00 Lunch
Session III: GeneralModerators: J.Rutka, E.Bouffet
14.00-14.20 Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor-novel molecular classification provides targets for future therapy J.Rutka
14.20-14.40 Current management of children with low grade gliomas E.Bouffet
14.40-15.00 Surgical treatment of chiasmal gliomas in children S.Gorelyshev
15.00-15.20 The management of low grade gliomas in children C.Kazina
15.20-15.40 Recent trends in treating with high grade gliomas. Role of molecular markers. E.Bouffet