Wednesday, May 2

7:00 am - 9:00 am

301 Surgical Approaches to the Lateral Skull Base

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

Moderator(s): Jeffrey J. Olson, MD, FAANS

Panelist(s): Jeremy N. Ciporen, MD, FAANS; Harry R. van Loveren, MD, FAANS; William Alexander Vandergrift III, MD, FAANS

This seminar focuses on clinical indications, technical aspects, complication avoidance, management and reconstructive techniques for tumors and vascular lesions involving or approached via the lateral skull base. The emphasis is on identification of anatomic structures critical for navigating the skull base safely from a lateral approach. The applicability of adjuncts to these surgical approaches, including endoscopy, frameless-guidance, intraoperative monitoring and intraoperative imaging, is also addressed.

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