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Announcing our next Clash of the Titans: Prophylactic surgery is indicated for split cord malformations

After a break of a few months, we are happy to annunce that our next ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar – Episode XIX – will take place on Friday, 8 October 2021, from 1PM GMT. This time the clash will cover the topic Prophylactic surgery is indicated for split cord malformations. Titans Eylem Öcal (United States) and Hakan […]

Michel Zerah (1956-2021)

It is with great sorrow that the ISPN members learned that our esteemed colleague Pr. Michel Zerah passed away.  He was a teacher of many and a friend of all of us. Michel was an internationally renowned pediatric neurosurgeon working in Paris, France at Necker Enfants Hospital. His outstanding lectures and presentations were highly appreciated  […]

ISPN announces the ISPN 2021 virtual meeting

Despite positive news from vaccination strategies, it is unfortunately clear that the Covid-19 pandemic is not over. Therefore the ISPN Executive Board had to again take a decision of postponing the 48th ISPN Annual Meeting for the health and safety of our members, participants, supporters, and staff. The 48th Annual Meeting of the ISPN will […]

ISPN 2022 – Save the date!

The ISPN Executive Board is happy to announce that new dates have been found to hold the 48th Annual Meeting of the ISPN, which has been rescheduled twice due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The meeting is now scheduled to be held from 6-10 December 2022 at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. We are confident […]

Postponement of ISPN 2021 Annual Meeting

Despite positive news from vaccination strategies, it is clear that the Covid-19 pandemic is not over. The increasing number of new variants; continuous restrictions & limitations regarding travel, hosting events, and congresses by governments and health authorities forced the ISPN Executive Board to take a decision of postponing the 48th ISPN Annual Meeting for the […]

Our next Clash of the Titans: Intraventricular lavage is the best treatment for intraventricular haemorrhage in newborns

Join us for episode XVIII of the ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar series: Intraventricular lavage is the best treatment for intraventricular haemorrhage in newborns Friday 21 May at 1PM GMT. Titans Ulrich W. Thomale (Germany) and Alison Wray (Australia) will confront each other on this topic. The session will be moderated by James Johnston […]

ISPN Clash of the titans XVII – Registration is open

Join us for episode XVII of the ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar series: – A tribute to William Harkness – Earliest resective surgery is indicated for lesional temporal lobe epilepsy in children Titans Jonathan Roth (Israel) and Martin Tisdall (UK) will confront each other on this topic. The session will be moderated by Michael […]

Mr William Harkness (1955 – 2021)

We are deeply saddened by the passing of William Harkness, one of the most outstanding paediatric neurosurgeons of our generation. A caring clinician and gifted surgeon, visionary leader, loyal friend and devoted family man, William left an indelible impression on our specialty and the many people whose lives he touched. William was educated at Eton […]

ISPN 2021 – Submit your abstract!

Abstract submission is open for the 48th Annual Meeting of the ISPN!  We hope to be able to hold this meeting as a physical meeting from 14-18 November 2021 in Singapore. You can submit your abstract until Monday 26 April 2021. Besides the general topics, the following special submission topics are included: Special Topics Germ […]

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The ISPN Clash of the Titans continues – Register now for episode XIV!

Join us for episode XIV of the ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar series: Middle fossa arachnoid cysts without progressive symptoms are best left alone. The webinar will take place on Friday 29 January at 1:00PM GMT. Titans George Jallo (United States) and Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy) will confront each other on this topic. The session […]

Karl Kothbauer (1962-2020)

Dear colleagues and friends, It is with great sadness that I’m sharing with you the grief about the loss of Karl Kothbauer, to many of us not only an esteemed colleague but a good friend. With Karl’s sudden and unexpected passing, the international neurosurgical and neuromonitoring community has lost not only a prominent figure in […]