Sunday, April 29

7:30 am - 11:30 am

033 Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS): Update and New Directions

Fee: $450

Director(s): Sameer A. Sheth, MD, PhD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Sharona Ben-Haim, MD

Faculty: Aviva Abosch, MD, PhD, FAANS; Ellen L. Air, MD, PhD, FAANS; Casey Harrison Halpern, MD; Michael G. Kaplitt, MD, PhD, FAANS; Brian H. Kopell, MD, FAANS; Paul S. Larson, MD, FAANS; Chuck Mikell, MD; John D. Rolston, MD, PhD; Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, FAANS; Donald M. Whiting, MD, FAANS

Practical aspects of surgery for the treatment of Parkinsons disease, tremor and dystonia will be presented. Emphasis will be on anatomical and physiological targeting strategies, intraoperative decision-making, troubleshooting, complication avoidance and management. Cases and intraoperative scenarios will be presented for interactive discussion between the audience and faculty. Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for emerging indications and practical considerations regarding the economics of DBS will also be discussed.

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