The Craniovertebral Junction and Laboratory Experience: The Italian Paradox

  • Francesco Signorelli
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica Supplement book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 125)


Current neurosurgical training can rely on innovative methods that have been provided, especially in recent years, by the remarkable and constant evolution of surgical techniques, instruments and additional dedicated tools. Moreover, the increasingly widespread access to educational material in the forms of lectures, surgical videos and anatomical dissections represents an innovative and helpful resource, which is easily available to young surgeons. Nevertheless, the international scientific literature agrees that anatomical dissection of cadavers remains fundamental in the long process of neurosurgical education and constitutes an invaluable tool for anatomical and surgical research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesco Signorelli
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  1. 1.Institute of NeurosurgeryCatholic University School of MedicineRomeItaly

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