Centro Nazionale per la
Cura dei Tumori dell'Ipofisi

Direttore: Prof. P. Mortini

Panelist Pituitary Society Satellite Meeting – ICE 2018, Cape Town (South Africa) November 2018
Lecture “Facial Nerve in Neurosurgery” – Facial paralysis, Milan (Italy) November 2018
Chair session “Meningiomas” in Highlights in Neuro-oncology, Turin (Italy) September 2018
Chair session “Acoustic Neuroma”, Advanced Concepts and New Technologies applied in Neurosurgery, Novara (Italy) September 2018
Chair “ESO Masterclass in Neuro-oncology”, Multidisciplinary Management of Adult Brain Tumours
Chair Overview on brain tumors session
Chair of Group Workshops – Clinical cases presentations by the participants
Round Table “Rehabilitation. What’s going on”
Lecture “Treatment options for “inoperable” and recurrent gliomas: Is there a role for surgery ?
Chair Extra-Axial Primary Brain Tumors
Lecture “Neuro-surgery: State of the Art”
Lecturer and Chair “6th clinical update in endocrinology and metabolism”, Milan (Italy) July 2018
“12th Acromegaly Consensus Conference”, Prague June 2018
Lecture “Sellar pathology – Neurosurgical approach”, Ponza (Italy) June 2018
Chair Trigeminal Neuralgia in the “Italian Gamma Knife Study, Group Meeting”, Milan (Italy) May 2018
Round Table in the meeting “Diagnosis and treatment of meningiomas: state of the art”, Venice (Italy) May 2018
Chair session “Sporadic small vestibular schwannoma”, B & B Bran and Body Radiosurgery 2018-2019 – Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan (Italy) February 2018
Chair “Chordomas: have we improved the care in the past decades?”, 28th NASBS Annual Meeting Coronado (USA), February 2018
Lecture “Surgical approaches to gliomas”, Advanced Courses in Diagnostic Neuroradiology (Level III) Glioma Imaging, Milan (Italy), November 2017
Lecture “Determinants of surgical success”, Pituitary Masterclass, Lisbona November 2017
Chair Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Neurosurgeons: When and How to Combine Methods for Improved Functional Preservation, EANS2017
Controversies and Solutions in Neurosurgery, Venice (Italy) October 2017
Lecture “Treatment of central skull base tumours”, EANS2017 Controversies and Solutions in Neurosurgery, Venice (Italy) October 2017
Lecture “Updates in Acromegaly treatment”, 6th Clinical Update in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Milan (Italy), July 2017
Lecture “Unbroken aneurysms: the neurosurgeon approach”, Clinical-radiological Meetings In Neuroscience, Ponza (Italy), June 2017
Lecture “Dural arteriovenous fistulas: the surgical approach”, Ponza (Italy), June 2017
Chair “Breakout session”, 11th Acromegaly Consensus Conference – Medical Therapeutic Outcomes in Acromegaly”, Nice (France), April 2017
Chair Workshop “Pharmacologic agents: impact on tumor volume and surgical outcomes”, Nice (France), April 2017
Chair Head Trauma session “20th Neuroscience meeting”, Cervinia (Italy) March 2017
Lecture “Criteria Proposal Neurosurgical Perspective”, 15th International Pituitary Congress, Orlando (USA), March 2017
Chair Session “The Skull Base”, Skull Base Tumors, Pavia (Italy), February 2017
Round Table “Craniopharyngiomas in adult and child”, XIV National Congress Italian Skull-base Society, Milan (Italy), November 2016
Lecture “Diabetes Insipidus and Post-Surgical SIAD”, Congress 5th Clinical Update in Endocrinology & Metabolism” – Brescia (Italy), July 2016
Lecture “Aggressive tumors in acromegaly – The neurosurgical approach”, Congress Pituitary 2016: New Horizon – Ferrara (Italy), June 2016
Round Table “Pituitary Surgery – Is there still a place for microscopic procedures” , 12th Congress of the European Skull Base Society – Berlin (Germany), May 2016
Lecture “Tumor Control rate in a large series of 543 patients treated by Gamma Knife – radiosurgery for a pituitary adenoma” – Amsterdam (Netherlands), May 2016
Lecture “Surgery and radiosurgery of recurrent pituitary adenomas”
Keynote Lecture “Surgery of craniopharingiomas” Congress “Modern Aspects of Pituitary Surgery” – Kiev (Ukraine), April 2016
Lecture “Skull base tumors – surgical approach” – Congress “19th Meeting in Clinical Neuroscience” – Cervinia (Italy), April L2016
Lecture “Cerebellopontine angle (CPA) meningiomas” – Congress “Posterior fossa Meningiomas” – Sorrento (Italy), March 2016
Chair session “Imaging in neuromuscolar diseases and in the peripheral nerve” – Congress IMAGING in neuro-muscle diseases and peripheral nerve: state of the art – Milan (Italy), January 2016
Lecture “Craniopharyngioma: surgical approach in adult, the transcranial approach” – Congress “Tumors in the pineal region”- Milan (Italy), November 2015
Lecture “Acute brain/stem syndro: trauma” – Congress “Neurological emergencies: from diagnosis to treatment” – Milan (Italy), November 2015
Organizer Meeting “Stereotactic Radiosurgery” part of the International University Master in Stereotactic Radiosurgery – Milan (Italy), September 2015
Chair Session “Neuroendocrinology of Bone” – 7th Skeletal Endocrinology Meeting, 2nd Translational ESE Bone Course – Pavia (Italy), September 2015
15th Interim Meeting of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies – Rome (Italy), September 2015 – ChairMain Session n°7 – Chair Session “Tissue Substitutes and Regenerative Medicine” – Lecture “Neuroradiological characteristics in magnetic resonance imaging as predictor of clinical and functional outcome in craniopharyngiomas” – Chair Session “Brain Tumors – general” – Lecture “The combined interhemispheric sub-commissural translamina-terminalis approach to tumors in and around the third ventricle: neurological and functional outcome”
Lecture “Cerebral tumors: surgical approach” – Meeting Cerebral Tumors – Pavia (Italy), June 2015
Lecture “Metastasis, sella region and ponto-cerebellar angle: the surgical approach” – Incontri clinico-radiologici di neuroscienze “Michela Bonamini” – Ponza (Italy), June 2015
Lecture “Surgical complications” – Meeting “Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus in adult patient” – Milan (Italy), May 2015
Chairman breakout session Workshop “Tumor volume and clinical outcomes” “10th Acromegaly Consensus Conference: Treatment and Acromegaly” – Madrid (Spain), April 2015
Lecture “Neurosurgery” in Workshop II Biochemical Results
Lecture “Neurosurgery” in Workshop IV Side effects of treatment
Lecture “Cerebral tumors – surgical approach” – Neuroexpo: diagnosis, terapies and role of food in neurological pathologies” – Breuil/Cervinia (Italy), April 2015
Organizer Meeting “Stereotactic Radiosurgery” part of the International University Master in Stereotactic Radiosurgery – Milan (Italy), April 2015
Lecture “The sella region – Microscopic approaches”- 8th Milano Masterclass Expo Edition – Milan (Italy), March 2015
President Workshop “Pituitary adenomas: diagnosis and therapy” – Milan (Italy), March 2015
Lecture “Role of microsurgery resection in craniopharyngioma” – Meeting ” Intracranial and spinal tumours surgery: complications” – Taormina (Italy), February 2015
“European Gamma Knife Society Meeting 2014”, San Pietroburgo (Russia), November 2014
Lecture “Non-secreting pituitary adenomas” XIII National Congress SIB (Italian Society of Skull Base), Rozzano (Italy), November 2014
Chairman “Clinical Round in Neuroscience meeting”, Lodi (Italia) – November 2014
Lecture “Paediatric posterior fossa tumours: the imaging genomics approach” – XII Congress paediatric neuroradiology. Milan (Italy), October 2014
Lecture “Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas” – Meeting “International Meningiomas Today”. Napoli (Italy), September 2014
Lecture “Craniopharyngeomas – Surgical techniques” – 6th International Cerebrovascular and Skull Base symposium. Marsiglia (France), September 2014
Lecture “Petrous bone and facial trauma: treatment of neurosurgical complications” – Michele Boamini Clinical/radiologicalb – Meetings in Neuroscience V Edition. Ponza (Italy), June 2014
Chair session “The neuro-oncology: an occasion for a multidisciplinary approach in neuroscience” – 54th National Congress Society Of Neurologists, Neurosurgeons and Neuroradiologists. Genova (Italy), May 2014
Round table “54th National Congress of the Hospital Neurological Sciences Society” . Genova (Italy), May 2014
Lecture “My most difficult case” – Sino Nasal & Skull Base Dissection Course – Extended Endoscopic Transnasal Surgical Approaches to the Skull Base – Endomilano 2014 pre-congress hands-on dissection course. Panel chairman round table on Cavum Meckel. Milan (Italy), April 2014
Round table and panel discussion “6th World Congress for Endoscopic Surgery of the Brain, Skull Base & Spine and Second Global Update on FESS, the SINUSES and the NOSE”. Milan (Italy), April 2014
Lecture “TNS techniques in pituitary disorders “ – University of Brescia (Italy), March 2014
Lecture “Traumatic Mielopaties: clinical aspects” – Congress “Updates in Clinical Neurology”. Mantova (Italy), March 2014
Lecture “Non-secreting adenomas” – Italian Meetings Pituitary Hypothalamus. Milan (Italy), February 2014
Chairman Congress “Stereotactic Radiosurgery: 20 years of activity”. Milan (Italy), January 2014
Lecture “Radiosurgery for acoustic neuromas”
Lecture “Fronto-temporo-orbito-zygomatic approach in surgery of Tuberculum Sellae Meningiomas” and Lecture “Surgical treatment of craniopharyngeomas”
Meeting “Modern aspect of the pituitary tumours treatment”. Kiew (Ukraine), December 2013
Chair International Course “State of the art in surgery of midline tumours”. Milan (Italy), November 2013
Lecture “Brainstem and midline cavernomas”
Lecture “Third ventricle and surrounding areas lesions”
Lecture “Tumours of the fourth ventricle and of the bulbo-cervical junction”
Lecture “Clivus and skull base surgery” – Clinical-radiological meeting in neuroscience IV edition. Ponza (Italy), June 2013
Lecture “Brain Mapping in Surgery” – Imaging of Neuromuscular and peripheral nerve disease: state of the art. Milan (Italy), October 2013
Lecture “The state of the art of Neurosurgery for Brain Tumours”
Lecture “Craniopharyngeoma: Surgical expertise and the real goals of treatment”
Round table “Hyphofyseal Tumours. How to do it?”
Lecture “Radiosurgery: Neurosurgical perspectives”
1st International Symposium of Neuro-Oncology – Brazil, August 2013
Lecture “Craniopharyngeoma: How I do it” – The 2nd Annual Dandy Meeting. Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society. Milan (Italy), June 2013
Lecture “Management of facial nerve in neurosurgery” – International course on treatment of nervous lesions of oral cave. Milan (Italy), May 2013
Lecture “Surgical approaches in jugular foramen pathology: Suboccipitum-transcondilar” – XII National Congress SIB. Novara (Italy), November 2012
Lecture “Surgical problem in pituitary tumours recurrences” – Congress “Difficult pituitary tumours”. Osimo (AN) 2012
President of the Congress “The minimally invasive surgery in spine: state of the art and future prospective”. Coccaglio (Italy), June 2012
Lecture “Transcranial approaches for midline skull base meningiomas” – Congress “Comprehensive Skull Base Surgery” (Endoscopic & microsurgical approaches). Napoli (Italy), May 2012
Lecture “Pituitary tumours” – Congress “Innovative technologies in cerebral and spinal surgery: state of the art and future prospective”. Castel Gandolfo (Italy), March 2012
Round table 1st National Congress in functional neuroradiology. Milan (Italy), February 2011
Lecture “Microsurgery and radiosurgery for intracranial tumours” – Lombardia Region Clinical Updates. Cremona (Italy), 2011
Lecture “Traditional surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery in brain tumours?” – Congress “Tumours of the central nervous system in paediatric patients: from diagnosis to therapy”. Milan (Italy), November 2010
Lecture “Up-to-date prospective in serious trauma spine lesion” – Congress “Neurological emergency: from diagnosis to therapy.” Milan (Italy), November 2010.
Lecture “Approaches to posterior cranial fossa” – Skull base Worskshop. Napoli (Italy), December 2009
Lecture “Neoplastic spinal lesion” – Congress “Neuro-oncology today”. Lodi (Italy), October 2009
Lecture “Acromegaly: surgical approach”- Congress “Neoplastic endocrinological disease”. Mantova (Italy), 2009
Chairman Round table – 58th National Congress Italian Society of Neurosurgery. Lecce (Italy), October 2009
Lecture “Surgical treatment of pituitary adenomas” – XIV World Congress of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies. Boston (USA), August 2009
Lecture “Microscopic surgery: an up-to-date technique?” – Course “Outcomes of acromegalitic patient: new perspectives”.
XILIX National Congress SNO – Hospital Neurological Sciences. Palermo (Italy), May 2009
Lecture “Spinal trauma clinical features” – Congress “UpDates in Clinical Neurology SIN-SNO”. Rozzano (Italy), April 2009
Chair“7th Consensus Conference on “Acromegaly Criteria for Cure: Cortina Revised After 10 years”. Parigi (France), April 2009
Chair “Masters Seminar on Sellar and parasellar lesions: Things you didn’t know you could do just few years ago” – “5th International Milano Masterclass – Sinonasal & Skull Base Endoscopic Surgery”. Milan (Italy), March 2009
Lecture “Pituitary tumours” – XIV Workshop in Endocrinology and Metabolism of development age. Milan (Italy), March 2009
Lecture “Surgical therapy” – Acromegalies: updates in diagnosis and therapies. Burago/Milan (Italy), February 2009
Chair 57th SINCH (Italian Neurosurgery Society) National Congress: Joint Meeting with the Japan Neurosurgical Society. Udine (Italy), November 2008
Chair “Advanced MR Brain Imaging” – Milan (Italy), November 2008
Chairm International Consensus Conference on Acromegaly. Miami, Florida (USA), November 2007
Chair Round table “Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics” – Br.A.I.N. (Brescia Intensive Care Neuroscience). Brescia (Italy), May 2007.
Chair “Neuro-oncology Session” – VI Annual Meeting SIN-SNO ”Updates in Clinical Neurology”. Brescia (Italy), March 2007.
Chair Round table “Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics” – Br.A.I.N. (Brescia Intensive Care Neuroscience) Brescia (Italy), 2007
ChairRound table “Neuroncology Session” – The Annual Meeting SIN-SNO Updates in Clinical Neurology. Brescia (Italy), 2007.
Lecture “Surgical approach to compressive ophthalmic neuropathology” – Congress of the Italian Society of Ophthalmology. Milan (Italy), December 2006.
Panelist Hot topics in head and neck cancer. Brescia (Italy), December 2006
Chairman Round table “Evolution of the strategies in the treatment of skull base tumours”. – IX National Congress Italian Skull Base Society. Legnano (Italy), November 2006.
Lecture “Role of radiotherapy in skull-base tumours” – IX National Congress of Italian Skull Base Society. Legnano (Italy), November 2006.
Lecture “Neurosurgical aspects in treatment of brain tumors” – Course “Brain tumors therapeutic multidisciplinary approach”. Brescia (Italy), May 2006.
Chair Round table: “Epilepsy in brain tumors” – Meeting on brain tumor epilepsy. Brescia, 2006 – Panelist “Hot topics in head and neck cancer”. Brescia (Italy), 2006
Lecture “Surgical Approaches to the orbit” – Meeting on orbit surgery. Monza (Italy), January 2005.
Lecture “Clivus Chordomas. Meeting on tumors of the skull base and rynopharynx” – Brescia (Italy), May 2004
Lecture “Surgical problems in the treatment of middle fossa meningiomas” – Joint meeting of the Italian Society for neurosurgery and the Societad de Cirurgia Neurologica del Cono Sur. Napoli (Italy), Dicembre 2003
Lecture: “Surgical anatomy of the cranio-spinal junction” – XVII winter neurosurgery week. Madonna di Campiglio (Italy), Marzo 2003.
President and organizer – 7th National Congress of the Italian Society for skull base surgery. Milan (Italy), Novembre 2002
Lecture “Fronto-orbito zigomatic approach in tumors in parasellar region”.
Lecture “Dissection and stabilization of bone operculum” – Satellite Workshop 51st Congress of the Neurosurgery Italian Society. 2002
Lecture “Spinal injuries” – 1st International Congress “Emergency: the trauma patient”. Copertino, 2001
Program advisor – 5th European Skull Base Society Congress. Copenhagen, 2001
Chairman “Course of dissection surgical anatomy of skull base”. Milan (Italy), May 2001
Chairman “Second intensive hands-on dissection course on skull base surgery: surgical approaches to the sellar tumours”. Milan (Italy), May 2001
Lecture “The fronto-orbito-zygomatic approach to the parasellar and sellar area” – 16th Winter meeting of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery. Madonna di Campiglio, March 2001.
Lecture “Anatomy and Surgery of the jugular foramen” – 15th Winter meeting of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery. Madonna di Campiglio (Italy), March 2001
Lecture “Pituitary adenomas: surgical indications and results” – National symposium of the Italian Society for Endocrinology. Livorno (Italy), February 2001
Lecture “Sellar invasive tumors” – National Congress of the Italian Society for Skull Base Surgery. Livorno (Italy), September 2000
Chair Session “Other Pathologies” – Third International Conference on Acoustic Neurinomas and other CPA Tumors. Roma (Italy) 1999
Faculty member “Third International Conference on Acoustic Neurinomas and other CPA Tumors“. Roma (Italy) 1999.
Lecture “The cranial nerve in the cavernous sinus: course and vascularization”.- 2nd National Congress of the Italian Society for Skull Base Surgery. Milan (Italy), 1994
Lecture ”Topographic anatomy of the sellar and parasellar region” – Congress of the Italian Society for Neuro-ophthalmology. Milan (Italy), 199