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Neurosurgery – A Comprehensive Review

Neurosurgery – A Comprehensive Review

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Overview

Neurosurgery CME from the Experts

Neurosurgery – A Comprehensive Review covers a wide set of topics and provides you with the most relevant information on core concepts. Led by Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS, this online CME course sheds light on the latest trends and best practices to provide enhanced care to patients. It will help you to better:

  • Evaluate and apply the latest neurosurgical treatments
  • Outline the best practices in management of vascular disorders
  • Define the latest techniques in functional neurosurgery
  • Apply best surgical techniques for the spine, brain and spinal tumors, and nerve injury

Topics / Speakers

Vascular

Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD


Intracranial Aneurysms
Rose Du, MD, PhD


Vascular Malformations and Moyamoya Disease
Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD


Extracranial Carotid Artery Disease
Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Dr.h.c. (Hon), FAANS


Endovascular Considerations in Vascular Disease
Alan S. Boulos, MD, FACS, FAANS

Head Injury/Craniocerebral Trauma

Closed Head Injury/Concussion and Head Injury in Sports
Mark R. Proctor, MD


Skull and Facial Fractures/Paranasal Sinus and Skull Base Trauma
Rocco Anthony Armonda, MD, FACS (Col. [Ret.], MC, UCS)

 

Subdural Hematoma
Maya Babu, MD


Decompressive Craniectomy
Jamie S. Ullman, MD, FACS, FAANS

Spinal Surgery

Cervical Spine Trauma
John H. Chi, MD, MPH


Thoraco-Lumbar Fractures
Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc


Disc Herniations: Cervical, Lumbar and Thoracic
Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc


Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Adam S. Kanter, MD


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD


Hydromyelia/Syringomyelia
Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc

Peripheral Nerves

Acute Nerve Injury and Repair
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD


Peripheral Nerve Tumors
Robert J. Spinner, MD


Brachial Plexus Lesions
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD


Compression Neuropathy
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD


Nerve Transfers for Shoulder and Elbow
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD


Nerve Transfers for the Hand
Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Brain Tumors

Metastatic Brain Tumors
Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD


Malignant Gliomas
Charles S. Cobbs, MD


Meningiomas
Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS


Low Grade Gliomas
Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS, FACS


Pineal Region Tumors
Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS


Posterior Fossa Tumors of Childhood
Tord D. Alden, MD


Vestibular Schwannoma
Michael J. Link, MD


Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors, Arteriovenous Malformations, and Trigeminal Neuralgia
Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FACS

Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors

Metastatic Tumors of the Spine
Michael W. Groff, MD


Spinal Cord Tumor Management
Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH

Skull Base Lesion

Meningiomas of the Skull Base and Other Skull Base Tumors
Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS


Skull Base Surgical Approaches
Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS

Pituitary Tumors and Craniopharyngiomas

Non-Functioning and Functioning Pituitary Tumors
Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS


The Evolution and Development of Endoscopic Pituitary Surgery
Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS


Craniopharyngiomas
R. Michael Scott, MD

Hydrocephalus/Cysts/Infection

Hydrocephalus and Congenital Cysts
Tord D. Alden, MD

Functional Neurosurgery

Functional Neurosurgery
Garth Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC

Special Topics

Neurofibromatosis and von Hippel-Lindau Disease
Ashok R. Asthagiri, MD


Coma and Brain Death
Allan H. Ropper, MD


Anticoagulation, Reversal, and Hemostasis in Neurosurgery
Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Drhc, FAANS

Faculty

Course Director

Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Oklahoma City, OK

Faculty

Tord D. Alden, MD

Attending Neurosurgeon

Chief Medical Informatics Officer

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Assistant Professor

Northwestern University

The Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, IL

Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FACS

Director, Skull Base Program

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Rocco Anthony Armonda, MD, FACS (Col. [Ret.], MC, USA)

Director, Neuroendovascular Surgery

Co-Director, Neuro-ICU

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Washington Hospital Center

Washington, DC

Ashok R. Asthagiri, MD

Associate Professor

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Charlottesville, VA

Maya Babu, MD

Director, Adult Neurotrauma

Department of Neurosurgery

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

Alan S. Boulos, MD, FACS, FAANS

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

Director of Neurosciences Institute

Herman and Sunny Stall Chair of Endovascular Neurosurgery

Albany Medical College

Albany, NY

Jeffrey N. Bruce, MD, FACS

Vice-Chairman

Edgar M. Housepian Professor of Neurological Surgery

Department of Neurological Surgery

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

New York, NY

John H. Chi, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor

Director of Neurosurgical Spine Oncology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Charles S. Cobbs, MD

Director, Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment

Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Swedish Medical Center

Seattle, WA

Garth Rees Cosgrove, MD, FRCSC

Director, Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Rose Du, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Neurosurgery

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Peter E. Fecci, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Pathology, and Immunology

Director, Duke Center for Brain and Spine Metastasis

Director, Duke Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program

Durham, NC

Michael W. Groff, MD

Vice-Chairman, Clinical Affairs, Neurosurgery

Director, Spinal Neurosurgery

Co-Director, Comprehensive Spine Center

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, MA

Adam S. Kanter, MD

Chief, Division of Spine Surgery

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Pittsburgh, PA

Edward R. Laws, MD, FACS

Professor of Neurosurgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Michael J. Link, MD

Professor, Departments of Neurologic Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Christopher M. Loftus, MD, Drhs (Hon), FAANS

Chair, AANS International Programs

Treasurer, WFNS

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Professor of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago

Stritch School of Medicine

Maywood, IL

Susan E. Mackinnon, MD

Schoenberg Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

St. Louis, MO

Paul C. McCormick, MD, MPH

Gallen Professor of Neurological Surgery

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

New York, NY

Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD

University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine

San Francisco, CA

Nelson M. Oyesiku, MD, PhD, FACS

Al Lerner Chair and Vice-Chairman

Professor, Neurosurgery and Medicine (Endocrinology)

Co-Director, Emory Pituitary Center

Program Director, Neurosurgical Residency Program

Department of Neurosurgery

Emory University School of Medicine

Editor-in-Chief, Neurosurgery

Atlanta, GA

Mark R. Proctor, MD

Neurosurgeon-in-Chief

Boston Children’s Hospital

Franc D. Ingraham Professor of Neurosurgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Allan H. Ropper, MD

Raymond D. Adams Master Clinician and Executive Vice Chair

Department of Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professor of Neurology

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS, FACS

J.N. Harber Professor of Neurological Surgery

Director, Division of Neurosurgical Oncology

Director, Ivy Brain Tumor Center

Barrow Neurological Institute

Phoenix, AZ

Charles A. Sansur, MD, MHSc

Associate Professor

Director of Spine Surgery

Department of Neurosurgery

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

R. Michael Scott, MD

Fellows Family Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery

Emeritus Neurosurgeon-in-Chief

Boston Children’s Hospital

Professor of Neurosurgery

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Jason Sheehan, MD, PhD, FACS

Professor of Neurosurgery

University of Virginia School of Medicine

Charlottesville, VA

Robert J. Spinner, MD

Chair, Department of Neurologic Surgery

Burton M. Onofrio, M.D., Professor of Medicine

Professor of Orthopedics and Anatomy

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, MN

Gary K. Steinberg, MD, PhD

Bernard and Ronni Lacroute – William Randolph Hearst Professor of Neurosurgery and the Neurosciences

Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery

Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford, CA

Jamie S. Ullman, MD, FACS, FAANS

Associate Professor

Department of Neurosurgery

Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Hampstead, NY

Director of Neurotrauma

North Shore University Hospital

Manhasset, NY

Henrikas Vaitkevicius, MD

Instructor in Neurology

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

Accreditation

Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation

Oakstone Publishing designates this enduring material for a maximum of 35.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Updated for Re-release: January 15, 2019
Date of Original Release: June 15, 2016
Date of Credit Termination: January 15, 2022
Estimated Time to Complete: 35.75

 

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Evaluate the most current neurosurgical techniques available in order to treat patients with neurosurgical problems
  • Analyze recent literature and data regarding clinical trials relevant to the practice of neurosurgery
  • Describe best practices in the management of patients requiring surgery for vascular disorders
  • Explain the latest techniques used in functional neurosurgery
  • Differentiate among the techniques used for spine surgery
  • Discuss the most appropriate procedures for the management of brain tumors and spinal tumors
  • Identify the most optimal methods for nerve injury and tumors
  • Assess the best neurosurgical treatment plans for pituitary disorders
  • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of skull base surgical approaches
  • Identify best practices for the management of subdural hematoma

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for Neurosurgeons in practice, Neurosurgery Fellows, Residents, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants working in Neurosurgery.

Quick Facts

Provider: Oakstone CME

Course Director:

Ian F. Dunn, MD, FAANS

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery

University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Oklahoma City, OK

Credits: Earn a maximum of 35.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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