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Scientific Session VI: Neurotrauma

Monday, April 30 | 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Moderator(s): Gregory W.J. Hawryluk, MD, FAANS; Seth A. Hoffer, MD, FAANS

2:00 pm - 2:09 pm

572. Professional Athlete Performance Decline Following Concussion: an analysis of three major sports

Aaron Michael Yengo-Kahn, MD

ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Award

2:10 pm - 2:19 pm

573. CT evidence of brainstem hemorrhage does not lead to worsened long term outcomes in severe traumatic brain injury

Ross C. Puffer, MD

2:20 pm - 2:29 pm

574. Complication Rates of PICC and CVC Lines in the Neuro-Intensive Care Unit: a randomized trial

Justin Davanzo, MD

2:30 pm - 2:39 pm

575. Effects of combined neural stem cell therapy and treadmill training on functional recovery, cyst formation and astrogliosis after cervical spinal cord injury

Alexander Younsi, MD (Germany)

2:40 pm - 2:49 pm

576. Decompressive Craniectomy Impairs Glymphatic Circulation: Syndrome of the Trephined

Benjamin A Plog, PhD

2:50 pm - 2:59 pm

577. Automated Eye Tracking For Detection of Blast Brain Injury After a Natural Gas Explosion

Abdullah Bin Zahid

3:00 pm - 3:09 pm

578. Complications Predicting Perioperative Mortality in Patients Undergoing Craniotomy: an ACS-NSQIP Analysis

Nicholas Goel

3:10 pm - 3:19 pm

579. Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Bone Flap Resorption in Patients with Cranioplasty after Decompressive Craniectomy

Tommi Korhonen (Finland)

3:20 pm - 3:29 pm

596. Early VTE Chemoprophylaxis in TBI Patients Is Safe and Effective

David Heegwang Shin, MD

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Beverage Break in the AANS Exhibit Hall and Learning Center

4:01 pm - 4:10 pm

580. CSF biomarkers correlate with results of neuropsychological testing in patients with chronic traumatic brain injury

Ross C. Puffer, MD

4:11 pm - 4:20 pm

581. Effect Of Surgical Treatment On Isolated Acute Traumatic Axis Fractures In Older US Adults

Michael P. Catalino, MD, MS

4:21 pm - 4:30 pm

582. Treatment of traumatic brain injury with vepoloxamer (purified Poloxamer 188) improves functional recovery in rats

Asim Mahmood, MD, FAANS

4:31 pm - 4:40 pm

583. Predictors of Primary Autograft Cranioplasty Survival and Resorption after Craniectomy

Tommi Korhonen (Finland)

4:41 pm - 4:50 pm

584. The rise of the Acinetobacter baumannii: A meta-analysis on role of intra-thecal anti-microbial therapy in reduction of mortality

Nasser Mohammed

5:01 pm - 5:30 pm

J. Douglas Miller Lecture: A Novel Drug for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD, FAANS(L)

Dr. Eisenberg is the R.K. Thompson chair of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland. He has special interests in brain tumors, skull based surgery, acoustic neuroma, epilepsy and movement disorders.

Dr. Eisenberg received his medical degree from the State University of New York which was followed by a two-year general surgery resident at New York Hospital - Cornell University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Brigham Women’s and Children’s Hospital. After two years in the Navy, Dr. Eisenberg completed a research fellowship at Harvard, and was a junior faculty member there. From there he moved to University of Texas where he became chief of neurosurgery. He moved to the University of Maryland in 1993 as R.K. Thompson professor and chairman of the department of neurosurgery.