Tuesday, May 1

7:00 am - 9:00 am

200 Open vs. Endoscopic Approaches to the Anterior Skull Base

Fee: $100
Advanced Practice Provider Fee: $100
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Moderator(s): Chandranath Sen, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Ossama Al-Mefty, MD, FAANS; Carlos A. David, MD, FAANS; Fred Gentili, MD, FAANS, MSc (Canada); Torstein R. Meling, MD, PhD, IFAANS (Norway); Theodore H. Schwartz, MD, FAANS

This seminar will review the pathologic conditions affecting the anterior cranial base and surgical strategies employed for extradural, intradural and combined compartment lesions. Panelists will discuss steps in avoidance and management of complications, demonstrate specialized (expert) surgical approaches and indicate the appropriate application of emerging technology to anterior cranial base problems.

Learning Objectives: After completing this educational activity, participants should be able to: