n this talk hosted by the Peadiatrics section of UCL Surgical Society, Mr Kristian Aquilina will be talking about his work in neuro-oncology.
Mr Kristian Aqualina is a consultant paediatric neurosurgeon based in Great Ormond Street, London. He is the department lead for neuro-oncology and spasticity and operates on over 70 paediatric brain tumours per year. He also has a sub-specialty interest in the management of spasticity and set up the selective dorsal rhizotomy service for cerebral palsy in Bristol, and subsequently, in collaboration with the Wolfson tertiary neurodisability service, at Great Ormond Street Hospital. His principal research interests include brain tumours in children, particularly in relation to clinical outcomes and imaging, intraventricular haemorrhage in preterm babies, hydrocephalus, and the outcomes of selective dorsal rhizotomy for spasticity in children with cerebral palsy. Mr Aquilina has an interest in neurosurgical training and is the educational supervisor for the neurosurgical registrars and fellows in the department.
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