Sunday, April 29

7:30 am - 11:30 am

040 How to Tackle Difficult Cranial Cases: A Step-by-step Case-based Presentation

Fee: $450
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65

Director(s): Michael T. Lawton, MD, FAANS

Assistant Director(s): Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FAANS

Faculty: Francisco Goncalves-Llanos, MD (Spain); B. Gregory Thompson Jr., MD, FAANS

This course will offer an intensive review of the technical nuances involved with cranial and skull base procedures via intraoperative, 3-D surgical video presentations. Craniotomy and intradural methods of common and more challenging procedures will be discussed. The faculty will provide the audience with pearls from their surgical experience for variations of pterional (clinoidectomy), orbitozygomatic, suboccipital, retrosigmoid and petrosal craniotomies.

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