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AONeuro News May 2014

AO's Cranial Neurological Sciences Initiative

San Francisco Courses


AONeuro is a unique global AO Foundation Initiative that brings together cranial neurosurgeons, neurologists, neuro intensivists, neuro anesthesiologists, neuro traumatologists and neurological professionals involved in cranial brain trauma, cranial oncologic and cerebrovascular surgery, cranial reconstruction and cranial congenital anomalies surgery. More...


Featured upcoming educational event



AONeuro Seminar—Advances in Neurotrauma

August 22, 2014, Sao Paulo, Brazil   Register

Learning Objectives

  • Understand and recognize the clinically relevant pathophysiology underlying traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Recognise the strength and limitations of the available literature and current guidelines in directing neurotrauma management
  • Understand the utility and limitations of currently available neurological monitoring systems and their interactions
  • Recognise indications and opportunities for individualising and fine tuning treatment of traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Coordinate the acute management of neurological trauma with the overall care of the polytrauma patient.
  • Outline the available methods, the advantages, and disadvantages of various methods of managing traumatic cerebrospinal fluid leaks
  • Understand the priorities and techniques that influence coordination of the surgical management of cranial neurological and maxillofacial injuries

Free featured lecture Davos 2013

Featured lecture


Decompressive craniectomy

from Stephen Lewis, Perth Neurosurgery, Perth, Australia

Click here to view the lecture.


In each future issue a lecture from AO Davos Course 2013 will be released.


Upcoming educational events

July 11–13, Sydney, Australia, AONeuro Course—Skull Base

July 31–August 01, Medellin, Columbia, AONeuro Course—Neurotrauma

August 22, Sao Paulo, Brazil, AONeuro Seminar—Advances in Neurotrauma

September 11–12, Buenos Aires, Argentina, AONeuro Course—Neurotrauma

October 15–17, Vienna, Austria, AONeuro International interdisciplinary advanced course in Skull base surgery


Save the date:

November 08–09, Baltimore, USA, AONA combined AONeuro/AOSpine Course Brain and Spinal Cord Trauma

December 16–18, Davos, Switzerland, AO Foundation Davos Course: AONeuro Course—Neurotrauma



December 15, Davos, Switzerland, AONeuro Webinar

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