Wednesday July 18 2018
Session 4 - Operative techniques: how best to intervene for Chiari
09.00 Marcus Stoodley Sydney (Australia)
Get it right first time; the challenge of revisional craniovertebral decompression.
09.20 Atul Goel Mumbai (India)
Chiairi malformation type 1: is it nature's protective air bag?
09.40 Guirish Solanki Birmingham (UK)
Is craniovertebral decompression the correct procedure to treat Chiari malformations
10.00 Jörg Klekamp Quakenbrueck (Germany)
Basilar invagination: decompression, fusion or both?
10.20 Paolo Bolognese New York (USA)
The long-term outcome from occipito-cervical fusion for Ehlers-Danlos hypermobility.
10:40 Nicholas Higgins Cambridge (UK)
Do you miss anything in Chiari patients if you ignore cranial venous outflow?
11.00 Coffee break: Trade exhibition
11:30 Round table discussion
Session 5 - Hindbrain-related and primary spinal syringomyelia
12:00 Free papers
Andrey Zuev, Moscow, Russia
Yongli Lou, Zhengzhou, China
Marika Furlanetto, Milan, Italy
Shankar Gopinath, Houston, USA
13:00 Lunch break: Trade exhibition
Session 6 - Case Consultations
14:00 Case consultations session *
Delegates are invited to present anonymised cases, which are clinically challenging or otherwise instructive, to a panel of international
16.00 Close of academic proceedings
Free time. Visit Birmingham’s museums, shops, bars & restaurants
The symposium is co-organised by The Ann Conroy Trust, in association with Aesculap Academia.
The Ann Conroy Trust is Registered Charity No: 1165808.
We provide Support, Education and Research for patients living with Chiari Malformation, Syringomyelia and associated conditions.