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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 […]

ISPN 2020 Virtual Meeting – Program preview

Find out who's on the program Have a look at our program to see what we have in store for you during the ISPN 2020 Virtual Meeting: Cutting-edge science in pediatric neurosurgery, 6-8 November 2020.  We have invited some of the global leaders to share the latest updates in their area of expertise. Below you can [...]

CNS Annual Issue on Phacomatoses freely accessibly until 21/11

Child's Nervous System - ISPN's official Journal - has recently launched the 2020 Annual Issue on Phacomatoses, with Issue editors Shlomi Constantini (Israel) & Martin Schuhmann (Germany). The Annual Issue is freely accessible until 21 November 2020, after which it will only be available to subscribers and active ISPN members. Access the Annual Issue here >

Women are at a disadvantage in pediatric neurosurgery – Register now for our next Clash of the Titans

Join us for the next ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar, episode X in the series: 'Women are at a disadvantage in pediatric neurosurgery' on Friday 16 October 1PM GMT. Titans Nelci Zanon (Brazil) and Martina Messing-Jünger (Germany) will confront each other on this topic. The discussion will be moderated by ISPN President José Francisco [...]

The ISPN Executive, the ISPN Members Business meeting, and Future Annual Meetings

The ISPN Executive has been busy behind the scenes, dealing with the extraordinary circumstances of 2020 and its implications for our activities and the practice of paediatric neurosurgery worldwide. Please attend our Business Meeting of the ISPN scheduled for Sunday, November 8. This is an important event in our calendar because it ensures that our [...]

ISPN Virtual Meeting 2020: Cutting-edge Science in Pediatric Neurosurgery – 6-8 November

Please join us for the premier meeting of the international community of pediatric neurosurgeons in 2020. There have been many online webinars, courses, and round tables from various sources this year, but this is the main event in the 2020 calendar, so don’t miss out! If there is one pediatric neurosurgery event you want to […]

Register now for our next Clash of the Titans webinar

Join us for the next ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar ‘Second look surgery is useful in pediatric brain tumours‘ on Friday 2 October 1PM GMT. Titans ISPN President-Elect Frederick Boop (USA) and Sergey Gorelyshev (Russia) will confront each other on this topic. The discussion will be moderated by Chandrashekhar Deopujari (India), ISPN Past President. […]

Corpus callosotomy is the topic of our next Clash of the Titans – Register today!

Registration is open for our next Clash of the Titans webinar: Corpus callosotomy is a dying and underutilized procedure in pediatric epilepsy surgery. This webinar will be episode 8 in our ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar series and will take place on Friday 18 September 1PM GMT. Titans Jeffrey Blount (USA) and Wirginia Maixner (Australia) […]

Registration for our next webinar is open!

You can now register for episode VII of our ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar series: Open surgery is preferred over endoscopic techniques in surgery for craniosynostosis, to be held on Friday 4 September from 1PM GMT. Titans Federico di Rocco (France) and Mark Proctor (USA) will confront each other on this topic. To join our webinar, register […]

Register now for our next Clash of the Titans webinar on Friday 21 August

You can now register for our next, 6th in the series, ISPN Clash of the Titans webinar: Post pandemic the idea of global neurosurgery is irrelevant, to be held on Friday 21 August from 1PM GMT. Titans and former ISPN Presidents Graham Fieggen (South Africa) and William Harkness (UK) will confront each other on this topic. […]

Clash of the Titans 5: ICP monitoring is very useful in pediatric head injuries

Registration is now open for our fifth Clash of the Titans webinar:  Intracranial pressure monitoring is very useful in pediatric head injuries. Titans Anthony Figaji (South Africa) and Artur da Cunha (Brazil) will confront each other on this topic. The session will be moderated by Nelci Zanon (Brazil), Co-chair of the ISPN Education Committee. The […]