55th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC)
1st Joint Meeting with the Hungarian Neurosurgical Society
Cologne, 25 - 28 April 2004
Welcome Addresses
Joint Meeting
Opening Ceremony



  1. Law, Ethics, and Professional Assessment in Neurosurgery

    1. Treatment negligence; identification, clarification, and documentation
    2. Organisation and standards in neurosurgical health care
    3. Clinical studies; sponsorship and the media
    4. Marginal cases in neurosurgical intensive care
    5. Gene therapy and stem cell research
    6. Neurosurgery and behavioural disorders
    7. Basic legal principles and general questions concerning neurosurgical
      professional assessment
    8. Professional assessment of special neurosurgical disease patterns

  2. Monitoring and Imaging (Intensive Care and Intraoperative)

    1. Electrophysiological monitoring
    2. Biochemical monitoring and intracranial pressure
    3. Intraoperative imaging

  3. Geriatric Neurosurgery

    1. Craniocerebral injuries and intensive therapy
    2. Intracerebral and subarachnoid haemorrhages
    3. Intracranial tumours
    4. Normal pressure hydrocephalus
    5. Functional neurosurgery
    6. Spinal injuries and degenerative spinal diseases
    7. Neurorehabilitation

  4. Free Topics