Congress and workshops


PLANET - Neurovascular Disease Management
05 November 2017 - 10 November 2017 
Crystal Towers Hotel, Cape Town -


PLANET is the continuation of the neurovascular education course started by Pierre Lasjaunias in 2000. The course directors are Karel terBrugge, In Sup Choi and Sirintara Pongpech assisted by Timo Krings, Phillipe Mercier and Allan Taylor.

The course consists of 2 weeks of lectures and workshops. The first from 26 to  31 March covers neurovascular anatomy and embryology based on clinical examples. The 3D teaching is amazing.The second week from 5 to 10 November covers neurovascular disease management. There is an optional exam at the end and participants get a certificate of completion from Toronto University.

This is an essential course for anyone who is or would like to do neurovascular work be it in neurology, neurosurgery, stroke management or radiology. Since its start the PLANET has run in Thailand, Korea, Japan and Brasil. In 2017 it will be in Cape Town offering the ideal opportunity for participants to attend an international meeting. It will be held at the Crystal Towers Hotel which is a fantastic venue with a range of accommodation within walking distance.

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Crystal Towers Hotel, Cape Town
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