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Innovations in Endoscopic Minimally Invasive Brain Surgery: A Hands-On Course

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

16.01.2019 - 18.01.2019

Florida Hospital Nicholson Center
404 Celebration Place
34747 Orlando, USA

Course Content

This 3-day course is a comprehensive overview of the concepts of cranial endoscopy as well as multiple endoscopic and minimally invasive corridors of approach to all areas of the brain and skull base which combines 3D anatomical and didactic lectures with hands-on anatomical dissections and prosections of: endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery; Neuroendoport surgery; intracerebral hematoma (minimally invasive and robotic), and keyhole approaches (retromastoid and eyebrow).

Learning objectives, training objectives
  • identify relevant anatomy of the skull base from endonasal and keyhole perspectives
  • distinguish relevant anatomy of white matter for planning Neuroendoport approaches
  • identify relevant anatomy of the orbit for eyebrow & transorbital approaches
Target Audience

This course is designed for practicing neurosurgeons and residents and fellows who are interested in learning, updating or advancing their ability to access all areas of the intracranial space using endoscopic and minimally invasive approaches.


MD or equivalent degree.


This course features didactic lectures, 3D anatomical presentations, prosections and anatomical dissections, and case presentations.

Type of degree
Certificate of completion
Education form
Full Time

USD 1.500,00
Discounts available for residents and fellows in training.

Enquiries and Registration

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