The International Neurosurgery Forum “Neurosurgery: History, Modernity, Persons” was held in Nur-Sultan, Republic of Kazakhstan on July 1-3, 2021.
More than four hundred leading specialists in the field of neurosurgery from more than thirty countries, particularly the USA, Great Britain, Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, China, New Zealand, Azerbaijan, Turkey, Malaysia, Russia, Belarus, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan took part in the international forum. Samarkand State Medical University was represented at the Forum by Associate Professor of Department of Neurosurgery, DSc, Amirkul Shodiev.
Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Eraly Tugzhanov took part in the opening ceremony of the forum, read the greeting of President K.-J.Tokayev and underlined the importance of mutual exchange of experience in the development of advanced technologies in the field of neurosurgery.
The international conference included lectures and discussions on brain and spinal cord tumours, vascular injuries (aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, carotid-cavernous connections), purulent-inflammatory processes (abscesses, empyema, epiduritis) and treatment of diseases of the brain with complicated surgical access (brain base, brainstem, cerebral bridge-brain angle growing from the pituitary gland area), techniques for successful operations using high-tech devices. The participants were also shown a series of documentary films devoted to the history of neurosurgery, which is considered to be one of the most challenging and important branches of medicine, the formation of neurosurgical schools all over the world, the scientists who contributed to the development of neurosurgery, the factors leading to scientific discoveries, the achievements of modern neurosurgery and the prospects of its development.
As part of the forum, agreements were reached on introducing the latest achievements of neurosurgery into the educational process and medical practice, as well as on carrying out joint research projects.
Press service SamSMU