International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery ISPN



In 1971, Jacques Rougerie held a small meeting in Paris just prior to the second meeting of the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN) meeting that was attended by officers of the ESPN and other interested parties including Anthony Raimondi.  A number of North American neurosurgeons had submitted papers to be read and had applied for membership. A debate ensued on whether or not to convert the ESPN to an international society and it was decided not only to maintain the ESPN but to also explore founding an international society...