Sunday, April 14
7:30 am - 11:30 am
034 Update on Tumors for the General Neurosurgeon I: Adult Gliomas and Metastases
Candidate and Medical Student Fee: $65
Director(s): Mitchel S. Berger, MD, FAANS
Assistant Director(s): Nader Sanai, MD, FAANS
Faculty: Peter Edward Fecci, MD, FAANS ; Steven N. Kalkanis, MD, FAANS; Rohan Ramakrishna, MD, FAANS; Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD, FAANS; Andrew E. Sloan, MD, FAANS; Colin Watts, PhD (United Kingdom); Jeffrey S. Weinberg, MD, FAANS
This course will provide the practicing clinician with an up-to-date overview of current management strategies for all types of benign and malignant brain tumors. This seminar includes current research topics but emphasizes practical management issues.
- Identify the state-of-the-art management of malignant brain tumors, including glial tumors, meningiomas and skull base tumors.
- Discuss current concepts in glioma management.
- Apply current updates about brain tumors to daily clinical practice decision-making.