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RACS Annual Scientific Congress 2018: Neurosurgery Section – Dr Johnny Wong was an Invited Speaker at Masterclass: Neurovascular

The 87th Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Congress, held jointly with the ANZCA (Australia-New Zealand College of Anaesthesia), was convened at the International Convention Centre, Sydney.

NNPDSC 2018 – Invited Talk: Endovascular Clot Retrieval and Endovascular Aneurysm Surgery

The NNPDSC (Neurosurgical Nursing Professional Development Scholarship Committee) conference was held in Sydney CBD on 1st June, 2018. This meeting was attended by neurosurgical nurses from all-over NSW. The NNPDSC is part of the Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) initiative.

Successful Scholar article in Surgical News on Dr Johnny Wong and his recent overseas fellowship experience

Surgical News, the official magazine produced by the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, recently published in its September 2017 edition an article on Dr Johnny Wong about his recent experiences overseas.

First in NSW – Successful treatment of broad-based aneurysm using a novel intra-saccular device at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Aneurysms can have different shapes, sizes and locations. The microsurgical and endovascular treatment techniques used to treatment individual aneurysms vary depending on these aneurysm characteristics. Traditionally, broad-based aneurysms have been better treated with microsurgical clipping.

American Stroke Association extends guidelines for clot retrieval up to 24 hours from onset of acute stroke

Exciting results from two major randomised controlled trials on mechanical thrombectomy were released at the International Stroke Conference 2018, the premier annual conference held by the American Stroke Association on January 24 – 26, 2018.