IFNE purposes

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IFNE has the following purposes and pursuits the following objectives:

  • to contribute in the advancement of neuroendoscopy in a local, national and international level, by representing and collaborating with all neurosurgical or sister disciplines’ Societies in Commissions, International Organizations and Forums
  • to contribute in the effective communication among neurosurgeons actively practicing neuroendoscopic and minimally invasive neurosurgical operations, as well as basic scientists, engineers and other specialists in related fields and disciplines
  • to mediate for the development and promotion of scientific knowledge, surgical technique and instrumentation within the area of neuroendoscopy
  • to promote worldwide collaborative research in the field of neuroendoscopy for the benefit of patients
  • to enhance active co-operation, education and training among neuroendoscopic surgeons on a worldwide scale
  • to promote high standards of training in the neuroendoscopic subspecialty on an international level for present and prospective neuroendoscopic surgeons
  • to develop guidelines and good-practice indications for neuroendoscopic procedures