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Free Paper Sessions on 26 November 2021

Free Paper I-Trauma

Free Paper II-Vascular

Free Paper III-Spine

Free Paper Sessions on 27 November 2021

Free Paper IV-Video Session

Free Paper V-Tumor & Others

Free Paper VI-Functional & Others 

Free Paper VII-Vascular

Nursing-Excellence in Neurocritical Patient Care Journey


Free Paper I-Trauma

Chairpersons: : Dr. K.Y. Pang & Dr. Christopher Poon

08:40 a.m. – 08:50 a.m.

Does scheduled progress computed tomography of the brain alter management in patients with intracranial haemorrhage from traumatic brain injury?

Ben Kin-long Luk

08:50 a.m. – 09:00 a.m.

The Role of Transamin in Treating Chronic Subdural Haematoma

Cheuk-him Ho


09:00 a.m. – 09:10 a.m.

A Multicenter Study of Patients with Sports- and Recreational Cycling-Related Traumatic Brain Injury in Hong Kong

Eric Y.H. Cheung


09:10 a.m. – 09:20 a.m.

Comparison of Quantitative Electroencephalography (qEEG) of patients of post-concussion syndrome (PCS) with healthy subjects: A preliminary study

Ming-him Yuen

09:20 a.m. - 09:30 a.m.

Oxygen therapy for chronic subdural haematoma after burr-hole drainage? Faster pneumocephalus resorption with post-operative supplemental low-flow normobaric oxygen

David Yuen-chung Chan

09:30 a.m. - 09:40 a.m.

Concomitant placement of intracranial pressure monitor during isolated acute subdural hematoma evacuation does not improve neurological outcomes

Siang-liao Lee

09:40 a.m. - 09:50 a.m. 

Traumatic Cerebrovascular Injury: A Retrospective Review in a Major Trauma Center in Hong Kong

Wenzhe Ye

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Free Paper II-Vascular

Chairpersons: Dr. Y.T. Kan & Dr. C.P. Tsang

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

“Blood-Brain Matters” - A Study on the Clinical Impact of Anemia in Neurocritical Care of Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms

Carmen Yim

10:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Resource optimization to improve outcome in the timely treatment of large vessel stroke in Hong Kong

Kai-yuen Pang

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Mechanical Thrombectomy in Octogenarians and Above with Large Vessel Occlusion - A Local Centre Experience

Stephanie Yu

11:00 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Neurological Complications in Patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation: Predictors, Outcomes, and Implications for Surgical Management

Christopher Hiu-fung Sum

11:10 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Comparison of Transradial Versus Transfemoral Access for Interventional Neuro-endovascular Procedures: A Clinical and Technical Outcome Study

Janet Hin-man Wong

11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Inhibition of C-X-C Motif Chemokine Receptor 3 (CXCR3) improves the outcomes after intracerebral hemorrhage

Anson Cho-kiu Ng

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Free Paper III-Spine

Chairpersons: Dr. Joseph Lam & Dr. Y.H. Tse

14:10 p.m. – 14:20 p.m.

s arthroplasty a better alternative to anterior spinal discectomy and fusion in patients suffered from cervical spinal degenerative disease?

Ling-Kit Cheung

14:20 p.m. - 14:30 p.m.

Illustrative Case Series of the Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy: Dilemmas in Surgical Management

Chang-keng Ma

14:30 p.m. - 14:40 p.m.

A case of bilateral cervical spondylolysis at the sixth cervical vertebra; review of literature and its surgical approach

Bill Ka-biu Wong

14:40 p.m. - 14:50 p.m.

Tarlov Cyst - Image-guided Intervention

Derek Wang-lin Ng

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Free Paper Sessions on 27 Novemeber 2021

Free Paper IV (Video Session)

Chairpersons: Dr. Clarence Leung & Dr. T.C.Tan

10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.

ICG guided Extended Transsphenoidal Surgery for excision of recurrent craniopharyngioma

Chat-fong Ng

Endoscopic Lumbar Interbody Fusion (EndoLIF) for “Failed Back Surgery” Syndrome

David Yuen-chung Chan

Spinal arterio-venous malformation –intra-operative Indocyanine Green Angiography guidance excision

Nok-lun Chan

Fukushima EC-IC Bypass in Treating Cavernous ICA Mycotic Aneurysm

Marco Van-Boswell


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Free Paper V-Tumor & Others

Chairpersons: Dr. S.T. Chan & Dr. W.K. Wong

10:40 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.

Glioblastoma Patient Survival Predictors Treated by the Hong Kong Hospital Authority: A Multicenter Retrospective 15-Year Review

Sarah Sau-ning Lau

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Early outcome after transsphenoidal surgery for management of hormone secreting pituitary adenoma: a single centre experience in Hong Kong

Jennie Shu-yan Yeung

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Effect of Orbitotomy on Surgical Freedom in Endoscopic Transorbital Approach (ETOA) to the skull base: An Anatomical Study

Chat-fong Ng

11:10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Timing of Stereotactic Radiosurgery after Resection of Brain Metastases - Does It Affect the Outcome?

Wing-lok Cheung

11:20 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Sodium fluorescein guided surgery for high grade glioma - a 3-year review

Kwan-chun Chan

11:30 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Outcome Analysis of Neuromodulative Surgery for Drug Refractory Epilepsy: A Review of 6-year Experience in Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Wenzhe Ye

11:40 a.m. - 11: 50 a.m.

Overview of the Etiologies & Outcomes of Traumatic Brain Injury in Different Pediatric Age Groups before and during the COVID-19 Pandemics

Jian-feng Liu

11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Open cranial vault remodeling vs Endoscopic suturectomy with post-operative helmet therapy for non-syndromic craniosynostosis

Hung-yan Lau

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Free Paper VI-Functional & Others

Chairpersons: Dr. K.H. Chan & Dr. Y.C. Po

13:40 p.m. – 13:50 p.m.

Anterior nucleus of thalamus deep brain stimulation for refractory epilepsy: long term results of a prospective cohort study

Eric Y.H. Cheung

13:50 p.m. – 14:00 p.m.

Application of Electromyogram for Deep Brain Stimulation under General Anaesthesia

Laura Lok-wa Leung

14:00 p.m. – 14:10 p.m.

Does Repeat Resection for Recurrent Glioblastoma Improve Overall Survival? A Multi-Centre Review

Tiffany H.P. Law

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Free Paper VII-Vascular

Chairpersons: Dr. K.M. Cheng & Dr. W.M. Lui

14:10 p.m. – 14:20 p.m.

Use of PHIL and SQUID in embolization of cerebral arteriovenous malformation

Eric Y.H. Cheung

14:20 p.m. – 14:30 p.m.

Ten Years of Experience in Intraoperative Angiogram for Intracranial Vascular Malformations

Cheuk-him Ho

14:30 p.m. – 14:40 p.m.

Treatments in middle cerebral artery stenosis: a retrospective study

Pak-to Yuen

14:40 p.m. - 14:50 p.m.

Mechanical Thrombectomy for In-Hospital Versus Community-Onset Ischemic Stroke: Comparison of Time Metrics, Technical and Clinical Outcomes

Christopher Hiu-fung Sum


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Nursing Session-Excellence in Neurocritical Patient Care Journey

Chairpersons: Mr Ming-kei Chu & Ms Ming-yui Lok

10:40 a.m. –  10:50 a.m.

To promote the implementation of National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) in Department of Neurosurgery

Sui-fung Fung

10:50 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Launching a “Nursing Management for Patients with Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) Shunts” Education Workshop for the Nursing Staff in Prince of Wales Hospital, and Tuen Mun Hospital under Hospital Authority

Hung-wah Yeung

11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Enhanced Infection Control Measures in Department of Neurosurgery

Ming-wai Lam

11:10 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Mechanical Prophylaxis of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) in Neurosurgery: Introduction of an Evidenced-Based Guideline

Wai-kit Li

11:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Happy discharge, safe at home: The Neurosurgery Extended Care Program (Trial)

Kit-man Kwok

11:30 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

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