The 55th Annual Meeting of The Japan Neurosurgical Society


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Contents

Invitation

Infomation

Scientific Program

  1. Papers
  2. CEP (Continuing Education Program)
  3. Symposium
    1. Oral Symposium
    2. Video Symposium
    3. Special Session

Abstract
Applications
Secretariat
Deadlines
Travel Information


Dear colleague:

It is my great honor to invite you to participate in The 55th Annual Meeting of The Japan Neurosurgical Society, which will be held in Toyama, Japan. Everyone is welcome to participate in the meeting, spending 4 days to have a hot discussion on recent topics and progress in neurological surgery and neuroscience.
In the middle of October here, you can enjoy great beautiful mountains, called the Japan Alps, and beautiful Japanese cuisine from the Sea of Japan.
We are looking forward to seeing you in Toyama, Japan.

Respectfully yours,
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Akira Takaku, M.D.

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Infomation

Date: October 15-18, 1996

Venue: Toyama, Japan

Registration Fee: Language: Abstract should be sent to: Audio Visual Facilities: For Further Information:
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Scientific Program

  1. Papers

    Free papers on clinical or experimental studies in the neurosurgical field are invited for presentation at the meeting as either an oral, video, or a poster presentation. Every attempt will be made to honor your initial preference, but the final decision on the acceptance will be made by the Committee. Some of the the submitted papers will be selected by the Committee for the symposiums listed below.

  2. CEP (Continuing Education Program)

    A special satellite program will be held as the CEP by selected speakers for a whole day on October 15. (Separate registration is necessary to attend this program.)

    1)Brain and  memory                                        - Taketoshi Ono, M.D.
    2)Platelet-activating factor - from clone to clinics -     - Takao Shimizu, M.D.
    3)Application of molecular genetics for clinical neurology - Shoji Tsuji, M.D.
    4)The present and future of Gamma-knife therapy            - Christer Lindquist, M.D.
    5)Surgery for craniopharyngioma                            - Madjid Samii, M.D.
    6)Carotid endarterectomy at the Mayo Clinic                - Fredric B. Meyer, M.D.
    7)Management of lesions at the craniovertebral junction    - Arnold H. Menezes, M.D.
    8)Surgery for epilepsy                                     - John Girvin, M.D.
    9)Making brain  - Humanoid project -                       - Mitsuo Kawato, Ph.D.
    				
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  3. Symposium



    1. Oral Symposium

      1) Present and future of the detection of asymptomatic brain disease
      2) Maintenance therapy for malignant glioma
      3) Pathogenesis and treatment for CNS malignant lymphoma
      4) Strategy for the deep seated AVM
      5) Treatment of symptomatic vasospasm
      6) Revascularization for extracranial carotid artery occlusive lesions
      7) Moyamoya disease - Problems of the surgical treatment -
      8) Pathophysiology and treatment for dural sinus occlusion
      9) Pathogenesis and enlarging process of cerebral aneurysms
      10) Multi-modality therapy for severe head injury
      11) Surgical treatment for hydrocephalus - Selection of shunt system and surgical indication -
      12) Surgical treatment for extra-temporal lobe epilepsy
      13) Surgical treatment for craniofacial anomaly
      14) Genetic alternation in brain tumors
      15) Approach to the brain protection against cerebral ischemia
      16) Regeneration & transplantation of the CNS

    2. Video Symposium

      1) Progress in neuronavigation
      2) Usefulness and limit of endoscopic neurosurgery
      3) Surgery by transoral approach
      4) Surgery for lipomeningocele
      5) Surgery for basilar tip aneurysms
      6) Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms
      7) Surgery for spinal intramedullary tumors
      8) Surgery for cavernous sinus meningioma
      9) Surgery for brain stem tumors
      10) Surgery for pineal region tumors

    3. Special Session

      1)"Virtual reality"
      2)Joint session of neurosurgeons & orthopedists
      • - Spinal cord tumor and degenerative disease of spine -
      3)"The skull"


  4. The scientific program also includes lectures, morning seminars and luncheon satellite seminars.



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Abstract



Abstracts must be submitted on the Abstract Form attached herewith. Authors are asked to follow exactly the instructions given on the Sample Abstract enclosed. Please print your abstract, single spaced, using an electric typewriter or a word processor. The original typed copy of the abstract, suitable for photo-reproduction, must be submitted, along with 6 photocopies. Abstracts must reach the secretariat no later than April 30, 1996 . Do not send your abstract by facsimile.

Applications



Please fill in the enclosed Registration and Accomodation Form and return it to the secretariat (phone call is not accepted) to be received by April 30, 1996.

All payments must be made in Japanese Yen at the Registration Desk during the meeting. Advance payment is not accepted.

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Secretariat



Deadlines


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Travel Information

  1. Participants arriving at New Tokyo International Airport (Narita Airport) can choose either of two alternate routes;Take bus/railroad to Haneda Domestic Airport and take airplane (ANA) to Toyama,or take bus/railroad to Tokyo Railroad Station and take the "Bullet Train (JR)" to Toyama.
  2. Direct International airlines are available between Seoul & Toyama (Asiana Airlines), and Vladivostok & Toyama (Aeroflot Russian International Airlines).
  3. The other route for foreign participants is a direct flight to Kansai International Airport (Osaka). You can get to Toyama by railroad (JR).


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