Endoscopic Professional Training Courses

The Cranial Base Center offers two courses presenting minimally invasive techniques for endoscopic surgery of the cranial base and pituitary fossa. Experts on the subject present technical aspects of those operations along with risks, benefits and outcomes. This courses are designed for neurosurgeons, minimally invasive surgeons and other allied health professionals.

Comprehensive Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery Course is a comprehensive 4-day course presenting minimally invasive techniques for endoscopic endonasal surgery of the pituitary fossa and cranial base. The next course is scheduled for August 15-18, 2018.

Complex Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery Course is an advanced 4-day course for experienced skull base teams who wish to refine the technical nuances of endoscopic endonasal surgery of the ventral skull base and apply endoscopic and reconstruction techniques to complex pathologies. The next course is scheduled for June 6-9, 2018. (Please note the Comprehensive Endoscopic Endonasal Surgery Course is a prerequisite for this complex course.)

Innovations In Endoscopic Intracranial Surgery: A Hands-On Course is a comprehensive 3-day overview of the basic concepts of cranial endoscopy as well as multiple endoscopic and minimally invasive corridors of approach to all areas of the brain and skull base. Date for next course will be posted when scheduled.

Each course features live surgical demonstrations, lectures, videos and cadaver dissections.

For more information on either of these courses, please contact Mary Jo Tutchko, conference manager, at 412-647-8186.