Intracranial pressure: physiology of intracranial pressure, pathophysiology on intracranial hypertension, and relevant clinico-pathologycal conditions; brain edema, hydrocephalus.
Traumatic brain injury: basic principles with element of biomechanics of head trauma; pathophysiology, diagnosis, clinics, treatment principles and guidelines of the most important brain lesions. Sequelae of brain trauma.
Brain tumors: introduction to neuro-oncology and WHO classification of brain tumors; pathology, clinics, diagnosis and principles of surgical treatment of most common brain tumors (gliomas, meningiomas,medulloblastoma, pituitary adenomas, acoustic schwannoma).
Cerebral hemorrhage: introduction to stroke; intracererebral hemorrhage with description of clinic-radiological pictures and surgical treatment principles; cerebral arterio-venous malformation, intracranial aneurysms and subarachnoid hemorrhage, with description of pathophysiology, clinic-radiological pictures and principles of microsurgical and endovascular, treatment.