The CNS is offering a brand new live course this year focused on prevention and management of complications related to brain tumors. It will be held Jan 25-26, 2020, in Las Vegas. The faculty include:
- Manish Aghi, MD, PhD, FAANS, University of California San Francisco
- Mitch Berger, MD, FAANS, University of California San Francisco
- Shawn Hervey-Jumper, MD, FAANS, University of California San Francisco
- Randy Jensen, MD, PhD, FAANS, University of Utah
- Jacques Morcos, MD, FAANS, University of Miami
- Danny Prevedello, MD, The Ohio State University
This course provides a peer review forum for the discussion of complications related to brain tumor surgery. Clinical decisions, operative techniques and equipment-related issues will be discussed to pass along lessons learned, point out safety concerns and improve the surgical management of patients with brain tumors.
Audience: Practicing neurosurgeons 2-15 years out of residency
- Recognize factors that lead to complications and poor outcomes when treating brain tumors.
- Discuss new and different strategies to address complications associated with brain tumor surgery.
- Discuss current research and developments in diagnostic techniques, methods of therapy and treatment alternatives for the management of brain tumors that may reduce complication rates.
*** In order to take part in the course, all participants are required to present a case with a complication of their own and engage in discussion with peers and expert faculty on management and preventative strategies.
Constantinos G. Hadjipanayis, MD, PhD, FAANS, Mount Sinai
Maryam Rahman, MD, FAANS, University of Florida
Ganesh Rao, MD, FAANS, University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center
Please visit the course website for more information.