The SNS Congres is a joint meeting for Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic and Danish societies of Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology and Neuro Nursing.

During the 3 days there will be both joint and individual sessions. 

In the menu on the left you will find the program for the indvidual day.

The congres will cover the following subjects:

  • Choose wisely and evidence  based medicine within neurosurgery in general (Jannick Brennum  & Carmen L.A. Vleggeert-Lankamp)
  • How Artificial Intelligence is changing (Neuro)Radiology - A new dawn has broken (Paul Parizel)
  • An introduction to brain tumour molecular diagnostics for neuroradiologists, as applied to oligodendrogliomas (Paul Parizel)
  •  nTMS: From dianostics til function-guided neuro-oncology (Sandro Krieg)
  • Neurotechnology update: Intracortical Brain Computer Interfaces for Rehabilitation and Communication (Benjamin Svejgaard L Jørgensen)
  • Spine endoscopy (Carmen L.A. Vleggeert-Lankamp, Torben Hundsholt, Carl Johan Sogn)
  • State of the art use of spinal and cranial navigation (Sandro Krieg)
  • Neurointervention whats new? (Markus Holtzmannspötter) 
  • The price and prize of vascular neurosurgery (Juhana Frösen)
  • Embolisation of meningeomas (Markus Holtzmannspötter)
  • Resolving neurovascular conflict: A Manchester perspective (Hiren Patel)
  • Aneurysmal SAH-clipping - Pearls & perils (Krishan Bansal)
  • Catheter-based lavage of SAH and IVH (Anders R Korshøj)
  • Diagnosis and treatment of brain abscess (Jacob Bodilsen)
  • Chronic subdural hematoma (Jiri Bartek Jr., Rahul Raj, Thorbjørn S.R. Jensen & Mattias Drake)
  • Role of near infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) in neuro trauma triage at pre-hospital level (Hemakshi Bansal)
  • Hydrocephalus (Ville Leinonen, Franz Rom Poulsen, Sondre Tefre & Elna Larsson)
  • Vascular imaging in Neuroradiology (Rasmus H Dahl, Markus Holtmannspötter, S. Rudnicka/Hans G. Norup)
  • Cerebral hypotension and CSF leak imaging (Henrik Winther, Viola Olesen & Emil Smilkov)
  • Risk and gains with increasing resection of low grade gliomas - where is the neuro-oncological balance (Shawn Harvey-Jumper)
  • Defining functional borders in glioma surgery, impact on survival and risk of functional deterioration (Marco Rossi)
  • Combining register- and biobank data in neurosurgical research (Tina N. Munch)
  • Spinal cord stimulation (Sasha Gulati, Sam Eldabe, Kliment Gatzinsky & Michael von und zu Fraunberg)
  • Neuromodulation for headache and facial pain (Jean-Pierre Van Buyten)

The nurses' program will focus on:

  • Fundamentals of care (Alison Kitson, Mette Grønkjær, Karin B. Mikkelsen)
  • Shared decision making for patients with high-grade glioma and their families (Helle Sørensen von Essen)
  • The role of neuronursing in the handling of patients treated with spinal cord stimulation (Elin Eriksen, Anne Lene Knudsen, Helle Harbo)
  • How to consolidate and expand competances within Neuronursing (Cathrine Buass Tverdal, Annbjørg Hausken)
  • Communicative interaction in unresponsive or low-responding patients (Annesofie Ishøy Nielsen)
  • Neuronursing in an international perspective (Yahya Njie, Charlotte Föras)

Social program:

  • Welcome reception in AKKC, Monday 3rd 18:00-20:00
  • Pub Crawl in Jomfru Ane Gade, Monday 3rd 20:00-24:00
  • Conference dinner & late night disco in Musikkens Hus, Tuesday 4th 18:00-02:00