Chandigarh,22.10.18-"The Department of Neurosurgery at PGIMER in Chandigarh organized the 1st Comprehensive Endoscopic & Minimally Invasive Brain & Spine Surgery (CEMIBSS) Course & Cadaveric Workshop. This program was first of its kind in north india, covering the whole gamut of minimally invasive treatments for brain, pituitary and spinal disorders. It was inaugurated by Prof. V.K.Kak. Prof. Rajesh Kumar, Dean, PGIMER lauded the achievements of the department in Neuroendoscopy. Prof.S.K. Gupta, Head of the department shared his vision to impart training to neurosurgeons from other hospitals through regular annual programs as this. Dr. Dhandapani SS, Dr. R. Chhabra and other faculty of PGIMER conducted the course. There were many experts such as Dr.Y.R.Yadav from Jabalpur and Dr. A.Jaiswal from Lucknow. There was hands-on practice for the young surgeons in both endonasal endoscopy and minimally invasive spine surgery. Many delegates gave positive feedback about the course."