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Course Information


Innovations and advances in the field of skull base surgery — including complex anatomy, diagnosis, treatment, and management of complications — continue to occur at a rapid pace, challenging neurosurgeons to stay abreast of the data and their implications for clinical practice. This three day workshop gives attendees hands on experience in different complex approaches as well as discuss the contemporary management issues in patients with skull base pathologies.

Who Should Attend?

This educational activity is intended for neurosurgeons and otolaryngologists interested in skull base surgery.

Learning Objectives

After completing this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend the microsurgical anatomy relevant to different approaches to the skull base.
  • Demonstrate the decision making process involved in selecting different skull base approaches, according to the precise location of the lesion.
  • Establish skull base techniques and refinement of surgical abilities used for skull base approaches.
  • Identify advantages and limitations of transcranial and endoscopic approaches to different skull base regions.
  • Describe the indications, risks, and benefits of different skull base approaches.