278/279; Ernest N. Morial
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Director(s): Edward R. Laws Jr., MD, FAANS(L)
Assistant Director(s): Daniel F. Kelly, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, FAANS; David S. Baskin, MD, FAANS; J. Andre Grotenhuis, MD, PhD, IFAANS (Netherlands); John A. Jane Jr., MD, FAANS; James K. Liu, MD, FAANS; Ian E. McCutcheon, MD, FAANS
This practical clinic will review traditional transsphenoidal approaches and present contemporary modifications of the technique, including extended and endoscopic approaches. The application of advanced imaging technologies, including 3-D endoscopy and intraoperative MRI, will be described. In addition, this course will provide updates regarding current stereotactic radiosurgery and medical management for patients with pituitary tumors.