Global Neuro Course—Pituitary Surgery
Erlangen, Germany
03 Nov 2019 - 06 Nov 2019
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The course is based on the competencies defined in Global Neuro’s curriculum for pituitary surgery by an international faculty of experts. It is delivered through a combination of lectures, case discussions, and live operation. Didactic sessions will focus on pertinent anatomy, pathophysiology, operative techniques and modern methodology. Differential diagnosis, potential complications and interdiciplinary management of various entities of pituitary disease will also be covered. The common microsurgical and endoscopic approaches will be thaught in a systematically guided manner and will be performed in live surgeries. Special focus will be given to case discussion sessions presented by the faculty.
Learning objectives
Describe the complex anatomy of the sella region and its relation to the surrounding areas
Perform the most up-to-date endoscopic and microsurgical approaches to pituitary tumours
Recognize the most relevant pathologies (tumour, vascular and other malformations, etc)
Apply the most up-to-date treatment practices for the endocrine disorders caused by pituitary tumours
Review the technical solutions that are available to perform pituitary surgery to date
ID AOCMF10010176
Type Non AOCMF event
Level Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope Regional
Academic status Non peer reviewed
Format Course
Content Debates, Discussion groups, Lectures, Live surgery
Target audience CMF musculoskeletal oncology, ENT surgery, Neurosurgery, Oral and maxillofacial surgery
Closing date03 Nov 2019
Available places6
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Euro 200.00 EUR
Payment options and information
If you cannot pay via credit card you have the possibility to pay by invoice. Please note that we will charge 10.- EUR handling fee in addition to the participant fee.
Included services
Coffee breaks
Course dinner
Course materials
Ms Tamara Schönauer (Project Manager Global Neuro)
AO Foundation
Project Coordinator Global Neuro
Global Neuro
Clavadelerstrasse 8
7270 Davos Platz

University Hospital Erlangen
Department of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery Conference Room, Level 1
Schwabachanlage 6
91054 Erlangen